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Named for the small native birds, piwakawaka (fantail) which frequent the area, Fantail Spa’s design captures a harmonious balance of energy and natural elements. Filled with light and open to the lake and mountain views, the spa design reflects the natural beauty of its surroundings.  

Inviting, warm and welcoming, the spa includes a sauna, hot tub (outside bath), workout room and massage room.  In absolute privacy, you can choose to have a massage outside.

Our massage menu draws inspiration from our indigenous land and culture. Based on holistic therapies connecting our guests to their Wairua (spirit) and to our natural environment, encouraging a sense of Hauora (wellbeing). 

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Or take time to simply relax

Tennis, petanque or croquet on the lawn.  Read your favourite book, find the perfect photo, or simply enjoy the clear mountain air, tranquility and beauty of the surrounding landscape.  

Curling in Winter

Just below the Villa is a small man-made pond which freezes in winter and is perfect for curling.   Curling is a Scottish traditional sport (similar to outdoor bowls) and is very popular here in winter. The ice is naturally produced here and a ‘Bonspeil’ is called when the ice has reached perfect condition.  Traditionally players wear a kilt and Tam’o’shanter and take a wee tot of whisky to keep warm whilst playing.  As a natural rink, the opportunity to curl is weather dependent, but when the ice is ready, we are keen!


Manaakitia mai ā tātou kura māhita, ngā kaiārahi i ā tātou tamariki, i ngā mokopuna me te iwi.

Look after our teachers, the counsellors of our children, grandchildren and the people.