Situated in the volcanic heart of the North Island, the Lake Taupo region is home to New Zealand's largest fresh water lake, fascinating geothermal areas and the famous Huka Falls.
Visitors come for the scenery and action-packed adventure, which are accompanied by a genuinely friendly local culture. The lakeside community is alive with great places to eat, drink and party.
Trout fishing should be on your menu of things to do, because this region is one of the last true wild trout fisheries in the world. Local guides will soon get you hooked, and there are plenty of restaurants happy to cook your catch.
Lake Taupo's geothermal attractions include geysers, steaming craters, boiling mud pools and some of the largest silica terraces in the world. Other special experiences include the walk to Huka Falls, a game of golf at Wairakei and kayaking to the Maori carvings at Mine Bay.
On the shores of scenic Lake Taupo, the resort is a five minute walk from the town centre. Visitors will enjoy sailing, water skiing, swimming, rafting, canoeing and golf nearby the resort. Mountaineering, snow skiing and horseback riding round out the area's recreational opportunities.
The Lakeside Villas units feature fully equipped kitchens, whirlpools, laundry facilities and patios with great scenic views.