Tokaanu is a small settlement nestled in the centre of the northern island of New Zealand at the south end of Lake Taupo. It is an historic town that is home to some of the most exquisite thermal pools and beautiful scenery.
Many people still enjoy travelling to Tokaanu to visit the thermal pools, see the preserved wharf, and partake in numerous Lake Taupo activities. There are so many ways to enjoy the natural wonders of Tokaanu, including hiking, fishing, river rafting, horse treks, skiing and snowboarding, and golfing.
If you’re planning a trip there, you’ll want only the best Tokaanu accommodation that’s available. Bachcare has four of the finest properties on offer in the area. They deliver on multiple fronts, from amenities to stunning views perfect for making unforgettable memories. Read on to find out more about them!
The On the Fly at Kutati is a charming Tūrangi holiday home that offers lots of space and amenities. That makes it a great choice for the casual traveller.
With views of the mountains and the lake, this holiday home comes with a vintage vibe that gives the property a cozy quality. It has lovely furnishings and a plush and clean interior. On the Fly at Kutai has two bedrooms, one on the main floor with a double bed and one on the second floor with two single beds. There is also an additional sofa bed.
There is one bathroom, which is fully equipped with a bath, basin, shower, and toilet. The kitchen comes fully outfitted and includes a dishwasher for maximum convenience. Additionally, you’ll get a barbeque, washer and dryer, fireplace, and a private driveway and covered garage.
This family-friendly home is spacious enough for up to five people and has plenty of room for kids to run around inside and out. It’s in the perfect position to let you explore Tokaanu during the day and relax and chill out at night.
This house has tons of room to park a boat, and it’s located right next to the Waipakihi River. Ideal for any time of year, you’ll never want to leave On the Fly at Kutai.
Don’t let the name fool you, the Turangi Barracks holiday home is not an austere military accommodation. Indeed, it delivers outstanding comfort while accommodating up to eight people.
There are three bedrooms (two with queen size beds and one with a set of bunk beds) and a single bed. In addition, there is one bathroom with a bath, basin, shower, and toilet. However, you won’t have to worry about lines because the toilet has its own room.
Perhaps reflecting the military-inspired name, green is the name of the game when it comes to this retro-inspired home. The all-green kitchen is outfitted with everything you could need, including a dishwasher, microwave, and coffee machine. That retro look doesn’t apply to the age of the appliances, though, as they are all new.
This spacious getaway comes with a washer and dryer, barbeque, fully fenced-in spacious yard, plenty of patio space, and a private driveway and covered garage.
This Tokaanu accommodation is also pet-friendly for up to two pets. Bear in mind that they will have to stay outdoors.
The Turangi Barracks are situated close to the Tongariro River, so be sure to bring your boat and fishing gear. With so much to do around the house, you may have to remind yourself to get out and explore.
Waitetoko waterfront holiday home is a luxurious, scenic property perfect for those who want to experience the beauty of the lake from sunrise until sunset.
This spacious home sits right on the shoreline of Ōtaiātoa Bay, facing out into the vast waters of Lake Taupo. There are three bedrooms, two with queen size beds and one with four single beds. There are two bathrooms, each with a basin, shower, and toilet.
The Waitetoko waterfront property can comfortably fit up to eight people at once and has massive amounts of space both inside and out for even more guests.
Some of the special features of this house include a private driveway and a covered garage. Inside the house, you’ll find amenities that include a washer and dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave, and freezer. Out of doors, you can take advantage of a fully enclosed fence, fireplace, barbeque, and a huge sliding door that can open up onto an equally massive deck.
The view of the lake is breathtaking no matter the weather or time of year. This house is well-suited for summer cookouts and deck parties, cozy winters by the fire, water yard games in spring, and long shoreline walks in fall. It has everything you could need and more.
There is a store just a couple of minutes down the road, and Tongariro National Park is just a short drive away. Whether you’re there to see the thermal pools, hike the trails, or ski, you won’t want to stay anywhere else in Tokaanu.
Enjoy a Holiday in Tokaanu
There’s so much to do in Tokaanu and around Lake Taupo that it can be almost overwhelming. You might not be able to see and do all you want to on a short visit, and cramming too many activities into one day can take the fun out of it.
For the best experience, you deserve only the finest Tokaanu accommodation available. With a holiday home, you can take time to relax each night and even spend entire days inside. After all, holidays aren’t just about seeing the sights, they’re also about spending time with the people you travel with.
While these might be the best holiday homes in Tokaanu, they might not be what you’re looking for. If you have a furry friend you want to bring along, then why not peruse this list of the top seven pet friendly accommodation options In Taupo? Or maybe you’re looking for a particular amenity. In that case, take a look at the top five hot tub retreats in Taupo.