For a small town Lake Tekapo has a surprisingly good choice of accommodation. Whether you are travelling on a budget or looking for a luxury stay there is something in Tekapo for everyone. Luxurious Lodges and 5 star hotels make the most of the serene surroundings with panoramic views of Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps beyond combining with pampering day spas, award winning restaurants and glamorous rooms. These quality types of accommodation pride themselves on matching the top location with the best of everything. You will find all styles of accommodation in Tekapo are laced with a certain kind of style simply because of the location and the warmth of the people who live here.
Many motels are chalet style due to the alpine atmosphere and exude character, comfort and a sense of being at one with nature. You will find most forms of accommodation will give you a view of Lake Tekapo of some sort considering it is the main reason that travellers include this destination on their itinerary. Another reason to visit Lake Tekapo is to experience the amazingly clear night sky. Lake Tekapo is well known for providing some of the most amazing star gazing opportunities and there is no better way to experience them than from the comfort of your chosen Lake Tekapo accommodation.
There are many apartments, cottages and holiday homes to choose from for those wanting self contained accommodation. To experience Lake Tekapo first hand with local hosts, a bed and breakfast provides connections to all Lake Tekapo tours along with personalised attention that is second to none. The Lake Tekapo Holiday Park is perfectly situated within walking distance of the Alpine Springs and Spa and providing lake front sites. The stunning setting of the Alpine Springs and Spa is one of Tekapos’ leading attractions and activities. This multi layered complex fits perfectly with the surroundings and offers views across Lake Tekapo to the snow capped Southern Alps.
The holiday park also has backpacker’s accommodation which includes a large decking area complete with barbeque and mountain views. Lake Tekapo is the perfect place to stop between Christchurch and Queenstown and provides a restful stay between the bustle of the City and tourism hot spot. Lake Tekapo attractions and activities include star gazing at the Mount John observatory, horse trekking, skiing at nearby Mt Cook, 4WD adventures, fishing and visits to the Church of the Good Shepherd, the bronze statue of the working sheepdog and of course, the hot springs. Lake Tekapo accommodation will help you soak up the natural beauty and crystal clear alpine atmosphere, no matter which style you choose.