Lake Tekapo Cottages

Lake Tekapo Cottages in Tekapo, Tekapo and Mt Cook, New Zealand | Self Catering | Vacation Homes | Cottages | SELF CATERING APARTMENT | Self Catering Apartments holiday rentals | Honeymoon Accommodation

Lake Tekapo Cottages are separate, self contained, secluded Cottages situated near the Lake and the shops in Tekapo, Canterbury in New Zealand.

Lake Tekapo Cottages nestles in a large garden amidst mature trees... A rarity in Tekapo in Canterbury. All have a rural outlook and degree of privacy not obtainable in a hotel or motels. The Cottages are self contained, and sleep 2-8 people. Full linen supplied. The East West and Rowan each have a wood burner, firewood and sun decks to relax on. If you are looking for older style high country accommodation, with modern amenities in the Mackenzie high country, you have come to the right place..welcome to Lake Tekapo Cottages in Tekapo, Canterbury in New Zealand!

The "Potting shed" cottage is more of a studio/cabin layout with double bed,and bathroom. TV, toaster and jug supplied. (no major cooking facilities.) . This cottage is small, but nicely furnished and comfortable. There are dishes supplied for takeaways or a light salad type meal.

The "East wing cottage" has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds. Fully equipped kitchen, lounge with log burner, new bathroom and a large deck with good views of the mountains and rural scenery

The " Rowan Cottage" has one double bedroom with a double bed, one small bedroom with two single beds and has two sleep outs attached to the sun deck. The sleep outs are just like bedrooms, each has two single beds. Both sleep-outs are carpeted, and have electric blankets and heating. The cottage is stand-alone, has a separate entrance, parking and is very private. There is a fully equipped kitchen, en suite bathroom, lounge with open fire, plus heaters.

The "Tui studio cottage" suits 2 persons. . comfortable and warm the cottage has a heat pump inverter to keep that ambient temperature comfortable, and furnishings to a very high standard. It also has a small kitchen. Ideal if you want somewhere to get away from it all for a couple of days without paying an arm and a leg.. The cottage is stand-alone, has a separate entrance, and parking.

The "Honeymoon suite" is a new large one bedroom cottage, fully self contained with an all new bathroom, washing facilities, kitchen, living area and large balcony overlooking rural scenes and mountain views. Comfortably furnished, the living area has a pull out double bed allowing the cottage to sleep a maximum of 4 people.(open plan living so it best suits two persons)The tasteful decor, privacy and the large peaceful sundeck overlooking reserve and mountains make this cottage the ideal getaway for couples looking for that special place.

The "Pines" two bedroom both en suite" are two fully self contained units joined in the middle with a kitchen. The two en suite studios can be rented together, to make a two bedroom unit or separately, with or without the kitchen. Each unit has its own bathroom. This flexibility provides very comfortable accommodation for either small families or individual couples. Good sound insulation and the kitchen between the two units provide for peace and privacy. The kitchen can be rented for either unit because of the lock up arrangements. Furnished to a high standard, well insulated and heated, the two units offer a comfortable stay for one or multiple nights, The tariff varies depending on which configuration one chooses but as a guide the following applies. The Tariff guide below applies for two persons renting one unit.

We can organize fishing and hunting trips for you, with local experienced guides. The Fishing in the area is superb. Hot pools & Spa, Tekapo has a brand new Hot Pools and Spa.

Bird watching there are a number of interesting and rare birds in the area. Swimming in Lake Tekapo. Windsurfing, There is some great wind on the lake in Tekapo. Sailing and Kayaking on the lake. Kayaks can be rented at the backpackers on the lakeshore.

Water skiing, this lake has its days, pristine water, early morning sparkle, hot days on the beach...there are 2 launching ramps available on Lake Tekapo. Great picnicking spots.

Golf; small but good fun, the Tekapo golf course boasts nine holes. Good greens, good scenery, play golf on the highest golf course in New Zealand.

Scenic flights in helicopters and fixed wing aircraft, Air Safaris - spectacular flight seeing at its best - glaciers, the razorback Southern Alps, and Mt. Cook - all from the comfort of your window seat.

Scenic boat cruises and Fishing cruises; Mountain bike riding; 4 wheel drive safaris; Photography - the area has some stunning vistas, ideal for the landscape photographer.

Star watching The observatory road is now open to the public and the views from the top of Mt John are spectacular. A new restaurant and snack bar provide for your comfort at the top of Mt John. Guided star watching is available in the evenings.

IN WINTER, the village is a base for skiers attacking the slopes of the Tekapo, Ohau and Mt Dobson ski fields.

Ice skating in Tekapo at the brand new ice skating rink. They are open every day in the winter for ice skating and twice a week there is curling.

Skiing / snow boarding - With regular snowfalls on their peaks and across the wide open slopes, Round Hill (Tekapo) Ohau, and Mt Dobson offer a fun skiing and snow boarding experience for everyone. From the well groomed slopes for the beginners & intermediates through to the soft and smooth powder that will test the best, these ski fields offer challenges for all levels of skiers and boarders.

GET MARRIED!at the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo in the Southern Alps!

Absolutely nothing! Try it, you might like it. Just slow down and enjoy the pace of living in this high country wilderness.

Walking & Hiking,Tramping - Organize it yourself or for the bigger tour Alpine Recreation can take you on Wilderness Walking Tours (ex Christchurch), Nordic Skiing and climbing in the Mt. Cook National Park.

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