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From NZD 3800.00

Whare Kea - Lakefront Private Villa

With an ideal combination of shared and private spaces, Whare Kea - Lakefront Private Villa is well suited to accommodate small groups, whether you prefer rest & relaxation or want to experience Wanaka's myriad of outdoor pursuits.


Strikingly designed in timber and glass, Whare Kea - Lakeside Private Villa appears to float on the edge of Lake Wanaka against the dramatic backdrop of the Southern Alps. This award-winning lodge has been transformed into an exclusive use villa offering a private retreat for up to 12 guests. With its light-filled interior and spectacular vistas, Whare Kea provides perfect luxury holiday accommodation for families or groups of friends wishing to soak up the splendor of the area in a private location.

The fully equipped kitchen allows guests to self-cater whilst looking out at the stunning vistas over Lake Wanaka. Alternatively, you may choose to dine out in one of Wanaka’s growing number of restaurants or allow one of their professional chefs to do all of the hard work for you whatever your culinary needs may be. Additional services to compliment your stay are extensive and unlimited to tailor-make a unique exclusive retreat. Minimum stay is 4 nights.

  • Lakefront Location
  • Amazing Views
  • Hot Tub
  • 6 Bedrooms With En-Suite
  • Helicopter Access
  • Billiards Room
  • Private & Secluded
  • Large Established Gardens
  • Watersports Available
  • Award Winning Restaurants
  • Vineyards
  • Perfect For Large Groups

2 x Master King Suites and 4 x Deluxe King Rooms (5 rooms can be twin split)

Whare Kea

Whare Kea Wanaka

Tailor-Made Wanaka Experiences

Let our Wanaka Travel Fixer team create your unique Wanaka itinerary and take the guess work out of your visit. We value the little details and we are ready to manage all aspects of the planning and implementation of your very own private holiday experience. Talk to us, the local experts!

How would you spend your holiday in Wanaka?

Treat yourself to a private chef, who will create an exquisite dinner

Take a private heli charter to Milford Sound and enjoy a cruise

A guided fishing trip to some amazing world class locations

Heli Hike the mountains in the Mt Aspiring National Park

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Open fireplace
  • 2 Master Suites & 4 Deluxe bedrooms
  • 5 rooms can be twin split
  • All rooms have en-suite bathrooms
  • All rooms have extensive lake views and deck
  • Large lounge & dining area
  • Games room with full size billiard table
  • Outdoor spa pool
  • Massage therapy room
  • Drying room
  • Guest laundry room
Rates and Inclusions


Whare Kea (Self-Contained)
Per night, for up to 6 adults (inclusive of GST)

$NZ 3,800 per night

Per night, for 7-12 adults (inclusive of GST)

$NZ 4,600 per night

Minimum stay: 4 nights

Christmas Period: 16th December to 6th January
Minimum stay: 5 nights

(Peak time rates & minimum night stays apply)


Welcome pack
Free wi-fi
Luxurious linens
Tea and coffee

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Please Note: This booking is a request only. Release Wanaka will be in touch within 24 hours to confirm your booking.

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