It’s not every day places like this are uncovered in New Zealand.
Nestled in 25 acres of private, gated peninsula jutting out in the pristine clear blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, The Glasshouse has been meticulously designed and poured over every detail to vaporise your troubles, stresses and the mundane of the daily grind in the winterless north.
Think of it as your own private peninsula estate, The Glasshouse provides unparalleled privacy with breath taking coastal views, dramatic cliffs and walking tracks in Kauri Mountain Point’s magnificent natural habit. Situated just two and a half hours north of Auckland, a subtropical coastal heaven proudly but privately boasts the promise of the retreat of a lifetime.
With exclusive couple getaways in mind, The Glasshouse’s world class setting and architecture promotes an expansive sense of space and openness by engulfing guests via its sprawling floor to ceiling glass walls, invoking a sense of unity with the luscious surrounding forest of ancient Pohutukawa trees.
Glass, steel and timber have met to create a full designer kitchen and a state of the art architectural bathroom and showers unlike any other in New Zealand. An electric window opens to create a complete open-nature experience while you are showering deep in native bush with ocean views as far as the eyes can see.
The Glasshouse is fully kitted with cutting edge technology to accommodate for your own sounds including a build-in iPad controlled sound system and Wi-Fi. Beautiful mood lighting will set the mood where a luxurious king-sized bed with 100% cotton linen, towels and robes beckon you for deep rest and relaxation.
Lose yourself in the most exquisite night sky you have ever seen, with the stars of the Milky Way dazzling you from every corner of the midnight blue celestial sphere. Doze off to the twinkling of lighthouses dotting the oceanic skyline from islands guarding the coast.
Dine on exquisitely prepared foods catered specially to your culinary taste or create your own, enjoyed in the open plan lounge while you take in the stunning panoramic views or relax on the sun loungers or hammock outside, where an open fire pit awaits you when the weather demands it.
Observe the gannets patrolling the land while listening to the roaring power of rumbling blowholes and smashing waves against the rocks where the Pacific meets the coast, just beneath your feet. Ignite your senses while gazing at distant islands dotting the horizon and discover native Kiwi birds living on the land on a nightly stroll.
Stroll to any part of the point and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of rolling swells as they smash against the coast and the wildly spraying surf that follows the spectacle. It’s not uncommon to see dolphins, orca and whales swimming by as you look out to Tutukaka, Poor Knights or countless other islands surrounding you.
Choose to arrive by helicopter with private pick-ups from all New Zealand airports arranged for you beforehand, and you’ll be whisked away to your retreat in no time. Or take the scenic road trip North with just a two and half hour drive from Auckland.
The Glasshouse is an iconic Kiwi destination for its architecture and incredible natural beauty of its land. It offers a truly bespoke getaway that lives up to its promise of creating an unforgettable experience in of one of New Zealand’s most enchanting regions.