About Matakauri Lodge
This stylish alpine retreat on the shore of spectacular Lake Wakatipu is just 10 minutes from bustling Queenstown. The property offers stunning views of its fjordlike setting, with the Remarkables mountain range rising impressively above the blue-green water. Each of the 15 lavish suites, styled by interior designer Virginia Fisher, has its own private porch, a sitting area with an open fireplace, a walk-in wardrobe and a bath with an oversize tub. In addition, the exclusive Owner’s Cottage comprises four bedrooms — each with its own lake- or mountain-view balcony — plus a spacious main lounge, a kitchen staffed by a private chef, a dining area, a study and a balcony with an infinity hot tub. Public areas include comfortable lounges, a library and a dining room where refined “modern New Zealand” cuisine is served. Aside from an extensive menu of outdoor activities, the property offers a fitness center, a large infinity pool and a full-service spa.
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