Te Whare Rakau

Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Managed by luxury holiday home property managers 'Release Wanaka', Te Whare Rakau is a stunning, beautifully presented property in central Wanaka. Offering lake and mountain views from the upstairs living area, this property provides modern, luxury accommodation for 6 guests. Upstairs offers a large, modern kitchen with all the mod cons, as well as a generous breakfast bar. The dining area seats 8 comfortably and looks out to the wonderful view of Lake Wanaka and the mountains. A welcoming living area with log burner is styled with unique furniture, modern art and chic lighting. This room opens up to a decked balcony with outdoor seating, the perfect place to drink local craft beers while watching the sun set over the Southern Alps. Also upstairs is the master suite, another balcony and a second living area/media room. Downstairs features an outdoor area with a fire and sofas, an ideal spot to rug up in the winter with a nice glass of wine, or, if you just can’t warm up in front of the roaring fire then hop into the hot tub. The two other bedrooms, both with their own bathrooms, are located beside the outdoor entertaining area. This luxury holiday villa is in a fantastic central location, within an easy walk to downtown Wanaka and the lake's edge. The centre of Wanaka offers some great bars and restaurants as well as boutique gift shops, stylish clothing stores and all the amenities you will need to have a wonderful holiday. Wanaka is an outdoor adventure playground with three local ski fields, some amazing heli-skiing, plenty of hiking and biking tracks and an array of watersports to enjoy. The local vineyards and breweries are pretty good too! Wanaka is the perfect place to base yourself and explore other parts of the scenic South Island. Did you know you can do day trips to Milford Sound, Mount Cook and the West Coast from Wanaka? After your adventurous day out, return to this luxury holiday villa and put your feet up and relax. This is a perfect house for couples wanting a luxury getaway or a family looking for a beautiful, centrally located home in Wanaka, where walking into town and to the lake is high on the list of priorities.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Spa pool
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Ensuite Bathroom
Internet available
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

2 King(s), 2 Bunk(s)

Special Amenities

Lake Views Central Location Walk To Town Hot Tub Outdoor Fire & Sofas 3 Bedrooms With Ensuites Walk To Lake Wanaka Close To Biking Tracks Water Sports Available Central Otago Vineyards Award Winning Restaurants Perfect For Couples/Families

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

With breathtaking lakes and mountains, Wanaka, New Zealand, is a year-round destination set against the pristine alpine backdrop of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park World Heritage Area. There are many world-class attractions, sporting activities and adventure opportunities within easy reach of the Wanaka Township. Take a scenic cruise on Lake Wanaka, taste world-renowned local Pinot Noir wines or try your luck fishing the many rivers and streams. Located at an altitude of 300 metres, Wanaka is fast becoming one of the world’s great playgrounds. Visitors can venture into the hills and mountains surrounding Wanaka for skiing, heli-skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking and climbing. Or just enjoy the views!


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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
1 Jan - 7 Jan $1495 / Night for 6 guests7 Nights
1 Jul - 31 Jul $1495 / Night for 6 guests5 Nights
20 Dec - 31 Dec $1495 / Night for 6 guests7 Nights
Rest of year$1495 / Night for 6 guests4 Nights
1 Jan - 7 Jan
$1495 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 7 Nights
1 Jul - 31 Jul
$1495 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 5 Nights
20 Dec - 31 Dec
$1495 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 7 Nights
Rest of year
$1495 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 4 Nights
Please note that there is a 3.5% surcharge when you pay with a Visa or MasterCard credit card. Please note that there is a 5% surcharge when you pay with an American Express credit card. Payments made by international bank transfer will incur a NZD 25 bank fee per payment.
Please be aware that this property is managed by ‘Release Wanaka’. We are a local Wanaka property management business and we are legally responsible for the care of the property. We require a fully refundable security bond for each booking. This will be refunded in full within 7 days of departure, as long as no loss or damage has occurred at the property. We require credit card details either before you arrive or on the day of arrival. The security bond for Te Whare Rakau is NZD1495.




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