From US $13,053 /night

Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty – 7 Bedrooms

Ataahua Lodge is a picture-perfect luxury estate inspired by Italian dolce vita, with grand facilities and a gorgeous setting.

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Ataahua Lodge Overview

Experience a new level of la dolce vita in Ataahua Lodge, a fairy-tale like estate nestled in the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand. Inspired by the grand aesthetics of the Amalfi Coast, this glorious estate is set amidst magnificent landscaped gardens complete with a tennis court and an immense swimming pool. The rooms are decorated with a curated selection of exquisite artwork, antiques and Venetian furniture, making you feel like the ruler of your own private palazzo. The grounds and interiors alone would make this one of the most spectacular villas in New Zealand – but then there are the jaw-dropping facilities, ranging from a private gym to an exclusive yoga studio. Take your pick between the seven Venetian inspired bedrooms and let la dolce vita take over.

Sleeps: 15 guests


  • Kitchen
  • Barbecue
  • Private pool
  • Tennis court
  • Gym
  • Yoga sala
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV
  • Free Wi-Fi access


  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
  • Beverage allowance
  • Champagne & cheese platter on arrival
  • Fresh flowers
  • Fruit bowl
  • Bottled water
  • Tea and coffee
  • Villa manager
  • Chef
  • Housekeepers
  • Premium bathroom amenities


  • Extra person (not available)
  • Chef services

Hot Deals

Last Minute & Early Bird Bookings

Contact our Villa Specialists to find out if your dates are eligible for our Last Minute and Early Bird discounts.


Ataahua Lodge Living

Entering Ataahua Lodge truly feels like visiting a grand Italian palazzo, with a palm lined pathway welcoming you into this fabulous estate. With rooms filled with art, antiques and fine furniture, it’s easy to forget you’re only moments away from New Zealand’s stunning coastline.

Living Room

True to the villa’s lavish layout and grandiose design, Ataahua Lodge features multiple living areas for guests to lounge about and relax in. The main living room is simply stunning, with a fireplace, a mirror with gilded frames and a shimmering chandelier playing up the ambiance. Seating is available on plush white sofas and arm chairs, with windows looking out to the spectacular gardens.

Dining Room

The villa features an elegant dining room with a surprisingly contemporary outlook, with a wooden dining table surrounded by 10 white chairs. A second dining area which adjoins the living room fluidly has a more grand décor and features an open-plan kitchen tucked to the side of the room. Guests can also dine alfresco on the shaded patio, where a more casual table offers views of the villa’s magnificent gardens and swimming pool.


The gardens are a thing of wonder, with a palm tree line pathway welcoming you to this grand estate. Besides the beautiful landscaping, highlights include a private tennis court and a leisurely lap pool. A beautiful ornamental pond adds to the palatial feel of the estate.


The villa includes a private gym looking out to the pool, with equipment including a cardio machines and weights, with a flatscreen TV to keep you entertained while working out. The villa also features a bespoke yoga room.


Ataahua Lodge Bedrooms

Ataahua Lodge has seven bedrooms. Like the rest of the villa, the bedrooms are inspired by the ornate aesthetics of Italy. There are six bedrooms in the main house and one bedroom is housed in a separate pavilion, providing an added sense of privacy.

Bedroom 1
Ataahua Lodge Bedroom with Heart Shape Lamp | Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty

The first bedroom has a super king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 2
Ataahua Lodge Bedroom with Plane Model | Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty

The second bedroom has a super king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 3
Ataahua Lodge Master Bedroom with Seating | Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty

The third bedroom has a super king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 4
Ataahua Lodge Guest Bedroom | Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty

The fourth bedroom has a king-sized bed and shares a bathroom with bedroom five.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Shared Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 5
Ataahua Lodge Bedroom with Balcony | Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty

The fifth bedroom has a king-sized bed and shares a bathroom with bedroom four.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Shared Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 6

The sixth bedroom is a lounge room with two queen beds and one single bed.

3 Guests
2 Queen Beds + 1 Single
Shared Bathroom (Shower)

Bedroom 7
Placeholder Bedroom Image

The seventh bedroom is housed in a separate pavilion and features a super king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom.

3 Guests
1 King Bed
Bathroom (Shower)


Ataahua Lodge Layout

Ataahua Lodge is a huge seven-bedroom estate with generous living and dining areas, private swimming pool, tennis court, yoga studio and gym.


Ataahua Lodge Staff

Your stay in Ataahua Lodge is made enjoyable by the professional staff. Ataahua Lodge’s staff have been professionally trained and will do their utmost to please with their warm and friendly hospitality.


You didn’t think you would be expected to clean while enjoying time off did you? All of our villas include housekeeping to tidy up the villa, arrange the laundry services, wash up and simply make sure you don’t lift a finger whilst on holiday with the family.


The villa’s skilled private chef will happily prepare anything from the Western, Asian, vegetarian and children’s suggestion menus, as well as discuss special requests and dietary requirements.



Ataahua Lodge is located in Whakamarama in the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand. The area is known for its stunning natural scenery and offers a prime opportunity for activities including dolphin watching, surfing, boat cruises and more. The villa is located about a 15-20-minute drive from the city of Tauranga.



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Need to Know

  • Minimum stay: Low Season: 3 nights, High Season: 3 nights, Peak Season: 3 nights
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  • A deposit of 50% of the total amount must be paid at the time of booking
  • Final payment is required 60 days prior to arrival
  • Check-in time: 3pm – check-out time: 10am
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