Punatapu is a private villa for exclusive luxury
vacations in Queenstown, New Zealand. Nestled in the
heart of a pristine alpine landscape Punatapu is
ideally located just fifteen minutes from
Queenstown's town centre. With the ambiance of a
private estate, Punatapu's five buildings and
grounds form the ultimate private, secluded escape
in New Zealand.
With only four guest suites, seven bedrooms in total
– each lavish, and completely private – Punatapu is
available for exclusive use by individuals seeking
absolute peace and security in a tranquil
environment; small groups of friends or families
looking for a New Zealand villa rental with all the
services of a five star hotel; or couples seeking a
romantic escape. Personal attention to guests' every
need is paramount to the service provided by our
friendly staff which includes an executive
housekeeper and personal chef.
Home to periodic artists in residence, every room at
Punatapu is a testament to our passion for the arts
and cultural heritage of New Zealand. Contemporary
Maori art graces many of our spaces.
Punatapu has a special focus on quality cuisine.
Most guests prefer to eat in, as a stay at Punatapu
includes the services of an international class
personal chef who sets the menu daily around
seasonal foods and guests' desires. Choose between
eating outside on our tranquil patio by the pool, in
the beautiful open-air summer kitchen, or in the
formal dining room inside the main lodge.
The villa is also available for private estate
weddings, New Zealand honeymoons, or executive
Situated in pristine natural alpine landscape on the
Glenorchy Road, twelve minutes drive from central
Queenstown, and designed by an acclaimed New Zealand
architect, Punatapu is a very private facility of
only four guest suites. Punatapu is the perfect
place for time out, a special event or romantic
A scene at once peaceful, inspiring and
Amongst the small hamlet of buildings quiet
sanctuaries provide private space to reflect upon
the days activities or ponder adventures to be
pursued. Punatapu will be your home...we will care
for you in a warm and personal way. We delight in
doing the little things well and pride ourselves in
providing simple elegance with every detail of your
Guest suites surrounding a courtyard are separate
from the outdoor kitchen whareumu and the main lodge
which houses the lounge, dining room, breakfast
conservatory and library. Exclusively furnished with
natural materials, fine textiles, artworks, and
furniture handcrafted by New Zealanders, Punatapu
has style, strength of character and a special
relationship with the environment.
Private suites, studios and a family wing strive to
create a second home for your alpine retreat.
Wheelchair access, super king/twin beds,
open fire and soft seating area. Ensuite
bathroom with glass ceiling. Sauna and
shower room. Private courtyard/herb garden.
||Cove Room: Upstairs
room with verandah, king/twin beds, ensuite
bathroom. Lovely views over mountains and
native beech forest.
rooms create a pair, referred to as the Cove
Wing, which are adjacent to the swimming
pool and spa. They are self contained but
work well for two couples travelling
together. The Punatapu Suite is downstairs
and the Cove Room is accessed by an external
||Stable: Queen bed,
ensuite bathroom upstairs. A small cosy room
suitable for single occupancy.
||Barn Studio: Staircase
access to super king or twin beds.
Downstairs soft seating, gas fire,
kitchenette, unique bath and shower ensuites.
|The above two
rooms, in a converted barn, are adjacent but
not interconnecting and are well suited to
parties travelling together.
Three separate bedrooms, single and twin
room upstairs, king room with one large
ensuite downstairs, soft seating area, open
fire and games room.
- Internet, telephone access, CD stereo
systems, tv, video, hairdryers, quality cotton
linen, bathrobes, fridges stocked with
complimentary soft drinks, iced water, fruit and
flowers are standard in every suite.
- For the wellbeing of guests there is a non
smoking policy inside the Lodge and guest
- Children are guests at managements
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