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Kauawhi Lodge - Acacia Bay Holiday Home

Acacia Bay, Lake Taupo (Ref. 1028924)


  • 8 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Aaron

    “Wow beautiful property great value for money”

    - Aaron, January 2024


  • Bedroom 1: King
  • Bedroom 2: Queen
  • Bedroom 3: Double x2
  • Bathroom 1 with: Shower, Hand basin, Toilet, Towel Rail
  • Bathroom 2 with: Shower, Bath, Hand basin, Toilet
  • Bathroom 3 with: Shower, Hand basin, Toilet
  • Smart TV, Free Wi-Fi, BBQ, CD / DVD Player, Blu-Ray Player, Underfloor Heating
  • Microwave, Fridge Freezer, Oven, Hob, Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Airing Rack
  • Heating, Open Fire


Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.

The property

Kauawhi Lakefront Lodge is a luxurious three bedroom holiday home located on the shores of Lake Taupo. This well-appointed and welcoming home won first place in category 6 of the Registered Master Builders' Federation House of the Year competition in 1999, and makes for the ultimate retreat. Kauawhi Lakefront Lodge is a gorgeous split-level lakefront lodge, with direct access to Lake Taupo via a path at the front of the house, leading to a secluded beach on the beautiful Lake Taupo. Outdoor living is made easy at this Acacia Bay accommodation. Folding sliding doors on the lakefront side of the house ensure a seamless transition from inside to outside during the summer months and the seculded north facing courtyard and outdoor fireplace is a year round sun-trap. On the lakefront terrace there's plenty of outdoor space to relax with deck chairs and an outdoor dining table and chairs to sit back, relax, and take in the exquisite views. The beautifully decorated interior holds all the amenities you need for a relaxing getaway, both for couples or families, You’ll find a Jetmaster fire to enjoy in winter, and a smart TV with a DVD player and DVD library. There's a Jaimo sound system with speakers stretching into both living areas, meaning you never have to be away from your favourite tunes. Sink back into the luxurious couches and take your pick of reading material from the extensive library. Open plan living allows you to enjoy cooking in the beautiful kitchen, while your loved ones relax in the lounge. Check out the hidden butler’s pantry with doors leading out on the back terrace. Three elegant bedrooms, all with ensuites, make up the spacious living quarters. Upstairs enjoy the master suite, consisting of a super king bed, Bose CD player and walk-in wardrobe. Walk out onto the balcony offering an incredible vantage point and say good morning to those amazing lake views! Downstairs you’ll find two more bedrooms, one with a queen sized bed, and the other with two double beds. If you're planning something special, we can assist with concierge services, such as a hunting/fishing guide or a guest chef for dinner. Indulge in relaxation, style and serenity at Kauawhi Lakefront Lodge!

The living area is multi-level with a drop of 60cm between the dining and living room. Guests should take care in this area.

There is a separate studio apartment rented on a permanent basis underneath the house. It is not visible from the house, as it is underneath the deck.

Parking for cars is available in the Battleaxe driveway. Do not enter or use next door's gate (795 Acacia Bay) for any purpose; it is not a part of the Kauawhi Lodge.

Boats need to be parked on the street as there is restricted space in the driveway.

Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.

IMPORTANT: Please note there is a 24 hour notice requirement for all winter bookings at this property.

About the location

Just a few minutes drive from Taupo Central, Acacia Bay is a great place for a holiday filled with boating, fishing and hiking. Head into town for some shopping and an array of excellent cafes, or drive to see the famous Huka Falls. Another great thing to do is to simply find a good spot and take in the view of Lake Taupo over a picnic or some fish and chips. All of our Acacia Bay holiday homes are pre-inspected prior to your arrival and are ready for instant online booking.