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Ataahua Lodge

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A touch of Amalfi - just outside Tauranga

Lined with world-class artworks, antiques and venetian furniture, fall into an Italian inspired world where family, food and beauty form the heart of the home.

Only 25 kilometres from Tauranga Airport, enter through the wrought iron gates and drive the palm lined drive towards the villa. A natural oasis to unwind, relax and accept carpe diem.

Aperitivo on the terrace? Buon appetito

An open gourmet kitchen leads to the living area and onto the first of the two dining rooms. A step further takes you to large bifold doors leading outside. Enjoy alfresco antipasto or tear apart a pizza from the woodfired oven with the family.

A hideaway for adults and children alike

Feeling fancy? Indulge in a chef-prepared meal in the formal antique dining room before following the curved staircase down to the wine cellar and tasting room. Let the children wind down with a movie in the cinema while you sip a digestivo or glass of New Zealand’s finest.

Venice-inspired bedrooms suites - a dreamlike spot for morning espresso

Ataahua Lodge has a total of six suites spread between two floors as well as the separate Pavilion. Sink into the plush beds that all feature views of the luscious grounds. Separate from the main villa is The Pavilion – a private sanctuary with ocean views where rolling out of bed will feel better than ever.

Bath time bubbles

From the bedroom to bathroom – whether you choose to drink your bubbles or sink into them, let the mind unwind as you gaze into the gardens and accept feelings of la bella vita (… the good life).

Boys and their toys – where children and adults can dream of adventure

The spacious shared room is lined with motorbikes and surfboards letting the imagination run wild. Travelling with entourage or friends? The guest suite has a lounge, bathroom, kitchenette and is separate from the main house – the key to privacy.

Wake up to private poolside views set just beyond the villa

In the private pavilion, a step beyond the villa, wake up in a secluded oasis. As the sunrise pours through the terrace doors, take in the picturesque garden and ocean views – mornings you can’t wait to wake up to. No bad thing when you have a hot yoga studio, adjoining gym and walks with endless sea views.

For body and soul

Roll out of bed and straight into an active day. The private gym, tennis court and bikram yoga studio will get you working up a sweat before jumping in the pool.

Further into the grounds

A real taste of Italy – prepare, bake and enjoy your own pizza straight from the outdoor oven, served with a glass of wine from the cellar. New Zealand meets Italy - Alfresco dining just like at Nonna’s house in Verona.

Submerge yourself in stillness

Float into tranquility and get lost in the clouds - an afternoon soak in the spa pool will calm the mind and relax the body. Or feel like smashing through the stillness and bombing in the pool? Go ahead – it’s your space after all.

Get competitive and find your champion

Singles or doubles? Get your whites on and battle it out in your own Ataahua Tennis Open. Observe from the side-lines before sinking some hoops on the basketball court – a tournament to keep everyone entertained.

Masterpieces and meticulous lawns

Take a tour or meander through the tropical gardens and discover the botanical variety. With world-class artworks placed throughout the gardens and villa, explore the local Maori art and sculptures on display.


***Please contact us directly if you are looking to stay for more than 3 nights***

Season dates, rates and minimum night stay requirements may apply. Please contact one of our team for accurate availability and quotes. 


Bedding configuration:

2 x super king bedrooms with ensuite

2 x super king bedrooms with shared bathroom

1 x super king bedroom with ensuite and open shower (in The Pavilion)

1 x shared bedroom/lounge with x 2 queen beds x 2 singles and x 2 roll away beds

Features & Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Spa Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Pizza Oven
  • Cinema/media room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ
  • Indoor Fire
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Ocean Views
  • Suitable for Events
  • Breakfast



Chef prepared breakfast, lunch, pre-dinner drinks, canapes and dinner

Champagne & cheese platter upon arrival

Beverage allowance

Day & breakfast host

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Guest Welcome & Orientation

Fresh flowers, fruit bowl, bottled water, tea & coffee

Selection of magazines

Robes & slippers

Daily servicing (with linen change every third day)

Premium bathroom amenities

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