Whole house
1615 ft²
Mountain view
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning

Nirvana is a self-contained holiday home set in Lake Tekapo in the Canterbury Regio. The property is 27 mi from Mount Cook Village and features lovely lake and mountain views.

It also includes a fully equipped kitchen, living area and a patio. Free WiFi access is provided. Towels and bed linen are provided in this self-catering accommodations.

This is our guests' favorite part of Lake Tekapo, according to independent reviews.

Nirvana has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 23, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Lake Tekapo, this property has an excellent location score of 8.6!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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Managed by Book Tekapo Holiday Homes

Company review score: 8.9Based on 2,348 reviews from 53 properties
53 managed properties

Company info

You will be hosted by Greg and Angela together with their international team. Greg continues to farm cattle and Angela works in the education sector as well as owning and operating Book Tekapo. With children who have recently left home they like to keep themselves busy! Our team members can speak a range of languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish.

Property info

“Nirvana” meaning a place of perfect peace and happiness. This gorgeous three bedroom family home, sleeping up to 7 guests, is the perfect place to stay and enjoy all that Lake Tekapo has to offer. Completely set up to cater for families with a selection of children’s books, DVD’s, games, colouring and a porta cot and highchair….you just need to pack your clothes & food. There is also free wi-fi available. The open plan living space is vast with living & dining space opening out onto the very sunny and spacious deck. From here you can enjoy the privacy of the beautiful garden, BBQ lunch or dinner and sit back and enjoy the lake & mountain views. The kitchen is very well equipped with oven, hobs, fridge/freezer, microwave & dishwasher. The master bedroom has a queen bed and beautiful views out onto the deck, garden and through to the lake, there is also a large wardrobe The second bedroom also has a queen bed, and third bedroom has 2 singles beds (there is a foldaway bed available for the 7th person).

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Nirvana
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Air conditioning
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
Languages Spoken
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Cantonese

House rules

Nirvana takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


6:30 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Nirvana accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 2.5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

All requests for arrival after 19:00 are subject to confirmation by the property. Otherwise, a surcharge of NZD 15 will apply for arrivals after check-in hours.

Please inform Nirvana of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Nirvana

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Nirvana by:

    • Car 2h 30min

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Nirvana on this page.

  • Yes, Nirvana is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Nirvana is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Nirvana may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Nirvana offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Nirvana has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 3 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Nirvana is 0.7 miles from the center of Lake Tekapo.

    • Nirvana can accommodate this group size:

      • 6 guests

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.