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Tokoeka PurePod - Luxurious glass eco-cabin on Stewart Island

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum 
Villa
The Tokoeka PurePod is located behind a predator-proof fence in a conservation reserve within the southernmost Dark Sky Sanctuary on the stunning Rakiura Stewart Island. You will have beautiful views of the native bush surrounding you, as well as magical views down to the bay below. You will be treated to stunning sunsets, star-gazing and waking to a gentle chorus of birdsong and sunlight reflecting off the water below. You will also have the opportunity for kiwi spotting, right from the comfort of the PurePod, thanks to the special red lighting. Every day nature puts on a show and you are invited to participate in a way that even when the doors are shut you are not shut out. Your PurePod is total surround glass – that's right even the roof! At night you sleep with the Southern Cross and...The Tokoeka PurePod is located behind a predator-proof fence in a conservation reserve within the southernmost Dark Sky Sanctuary on the stunning Rakiura Stewart Island. You will have beautiful views of the native bush surrounding you, as well as magical views down to the bay below. You will be treated to stunning sunsets, star-gazing and waking to a gentle chorus of birdsong and sunlight reflecting off the water below. You will also have the opportunity for kiwi spotting, right from the comfort of the PurePod, thanks to the special red lighting. Every day nature puts on a show and you are invited to participate in a way that even when the doors are shut you are not shut out. Your PurePod is total surround glass – that's right even the roof! At night you sleep with the Southern Cross and millions of other stars, by day you are surrounded by dramatic natural landscapes. Relax, let nature refuel your soul. PurePods are designed to ensure that you experience nature's show vividly, utilising all of your senses whilst remaining sheltered in luxury. The effect is incredible. The stress of life disappears, the wonder at nature’s power and subtlety reconnects us with ourselves – and our partners. What is the experience like? On a hot day, you can pull back the sliding doors on all three glassed sides, turn up the shade on the ceiling blinds and indulge the privacy. If it's cold you are totally insulated, the heating system is keeping you warm but you can see the rain or snow falling all around you, experience the sounds and marvel at nature. Environmentally friendly To build the worlds most environmentally transparent building takes more than simply using glass for roofing and walls. It involves using sustainable energy wherever possible, minimising the use of non-renewable energy sources, using local water and returning the water to the local area just as clean as it came to us. Rainwater that falls on the roof is returned to water the local plants. Waste is cleaned as naturally as possible, organic cleaners are used exclusively. We’re passionate about sharing the best possible experience of Pure New Zealand possible and we’re passionate about keeping New Zealand pure.
House Rules
Pets not allowedNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
Not suitable for pets or children and strictly no smoking. Do not feed the birds and wildlife as it is hazardous to their health and wellbeing.
Bedrooms
1 King
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Stephanie H
Hosting since October 2014
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsBecause we are providing privacy and isolation in a spectacular space - we won't interrupt you during your stay. If there is an emergency you can contact us using the satellite phone at the PurePod.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Cooker
Bathroom and laundry
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
Location info
  • City getaway
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
  • Ocean views
  • Waterfront views

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Map
About the neighbourhood
The PurePod is designed as a place to relax and reconnect. It is purposely isolated. Stretch out on the deck or in the shade nearby and enjoy a complete absence of people and traffic. If you are able to tear yourself away from the luxurious comforts of Tokoeka PurePod, there’s so much to enjoy on Rakiura Stewart Island from hikes and short walks and day trips by boat to kayaking and wandering the southern most beaches in the New Zealand.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Once you have confirmed your booking, you will receive instructions on how to find your secret slice of paradise. You will need to make your way from Invercargill by light plane (15-minute flight) or from Bluff via a 60-minute ferry ride. All details will be sent to you at the time of booking confirmation.

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 12 pm
Cancellation policy

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