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Peak Of Elegance In Otago High Country

Peppers Bluewater Resort – The Peak Of Casual Elegance In Otago High Country

Satisfying a taste for adventure with an upmarket edge, Peppers Bluewater Resort on Lake Tekapo redefines casual elegance in the New Zealand high country.

Surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of the Southern Alps, the newly opened resort offers warm, friendly hospitality, outstanding accommodation and excellent food and wine experiences, providing an idyllic haven for nature lovers to unwind.

Guests can be amongst the first to immerse themselves in the glacial glamour of this resort on this tempting opening special priced from NZ $199* including;

• Overnight accommodation for two in a one bedroom Lake View Villa
• Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival
• Breakfast for two

For reservations please contact Peppers Bluewater Resort on +64 3 680 7000, email or visit

Sitting at an altitude of 700m, the breathtaking Lake Tekapo derives its brilliant turquoise hue from finely ground rock particles in the water, creating a stunningly tranquil mood for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Nestled in a region rich with mythology and high country history, Peppers Bluewater Resort provides the perfect ambience for sharing tales of adventure with like-minded guests.

Initially, the property will offer 72 rooms including hotel rooms and villas in one, two and three bedroom layouts with design inspired by the lake landscape and reflecting the textures, materials and colours of the Mackenzie Basin region it calls home.

Eventually room numbers will increase to 162, and the resort will be further enhanced with the opening of a state-of-the art conferencing centre in early 2008.

Capitalising on the awesome landscapes which have drawn nature lovers to this part of Otago for generations, the stylish guest accommodation offers sweeping views across Lake Tekapo towards the towering Southern Alps.

The signature Rakinui Restaurant offers a wide selection of first class cuisine where an ever-changing menu showcases the local Otago area’s finest fare including salmon, lamb and venison.

The resort’s casual, sophisticated feel is also reflected in the warm tones and fresh, contemporary décor of the Rakinui Lounge which provides intimate spaces to retreat for a quiet drink or relax with old acquaintances and new-found friends.

A range of outstanding guest services are available at the resort including room service, activities desk, concierge and porter service, babysitting, pay TV with movie releases and high speed internet.

A plethora of local attractions are waiting to be discovered by visitors to Peppers Bluewater Resort including bushwalking, mountain and glacier tours, lake cruises, scenic flights and air safaris, alpine springs, fishing, mountain biking, skiing and more.

Aoraki Mount Cook – New Zealand’s highest peak – is a dazzling spectacle for visitors to the region and a playground for the adventurous.

Group General Manager of Peppers, Gunter Steib, said Peppers Bluewater Resort was an exciting addition to the New Zealand portfolio.

“Peppers Bluewater Resort fits perfectly into our expanding collection of New Zealand properties,’’ he said

“The elegant lakeside resort presents an exciting opportunity in a great visitor location, well positioned between our other South Island properties, Peppers Clearwater Resort at Christchurch and Peppers Beacon at Queenstown.’’

Peppers manages a collection of premium retreats, resorts and hotels in beautiful locations throughout Australia and New Zealand, including NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, NT, TAS, North and South Island.


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