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Pohue PurePod - luxurious, secluded, glass eco-cabin high above Port Levy

Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Diamond Harbour, Canterbury Region, South Island
The Pōhue PurePod is just an hours drive from Christchurch, with beautiful views of the historic Port Levy bay, surrounded by rolling hills and magnificent rocky outcrops.

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 – roof and floor too! 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.

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Listing #FKN9340353
About the Owner
Stephanie H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
Interaction with guests
Because 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 on the emergency satellite phone at the PurePod.
Reviews from our community
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1 - 3 of 5 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2018

So impressed with the PurePod concept! I thought the the novelty of staying in an isolated, eco-friendly glass box might have worn thin after the first half an hour which involved a sweatier-than-expected walk in (a very warm afternoon, some steep terrain and a generous...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank LaundryQueen
Resort642712, VR Owner at Pohue PurePod - luxurious, secluded, glass eco-cabin high above Port Levy, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to send through your feedback! Awesome to hear you enjoyed your stay! We have several other locations you may like to try in the future.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We found PurePods by researching unique accommodations in New Zealand. The concept is great. Glass walls, floor and ceiling are really cool. The Pohue PurePod was definitely on point for anticipating our needs. We were surprised and a bit disappointed when we first saw it...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank AubreyHord
Resort642712, VR Owner at Pohue PurePod - luxurious, secluded, glass eco-cabin high above Port Levy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to send through your comments Aubrey, much appreciated! We were really glad to hear you were treated to a clear starry night and a great sunrise!

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We could not have chosen a better place to spend our 25th anniversary. The secluded location, amazing hiking, and beautiful scenery can not be beaten. Whether you're walking the grounds or gazing at the stars, you'll love every second of your relaxing stay. We can't...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank sdmorris73
Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

Thanks Stacey, it really is a special little place there high above Port Levy! You are most welcome back anytime!

  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
Not suitable for pets or children. No shoes inside on the glass floor and strictly no smoking. Your PurePod is set in a beautiful part of the New Zealand landscape, and we are...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
The PurePods is designed as a place to relax and re-connect. It is purposely isolated but there are walks around the property to allow you to explore the natural setting. Stretch out on the deck or in the shade nearby and enjoy a complete absence of people and traffic.

If you are feeling a little more active, take a short walk across to the Acropolis rocky outcrop and watch the sunset or for the more active take advantage of the many nearby Banks Peninsula hiking trails. If you are staying for a couple of nights, then perhaps head across to Akaroa to swim with the dolphins or go sea kayaking before returning to the PurePod in the afternoon to relax and take in the views.
Getting around
If you want to explore the wider Banks Peninsula region during your stay, it's best to bring your own vehicle.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Christchurch International Airport: 66.0 km
Pōhue PurePod is just over an hours drive from Christchurch International Airport. Your journey to the Pōhue PurePod starts with a scenic drive around Banks Peninsula past Charteris Bay and Diamond Harbour, then up over hill above Purau, before turning off the main road into the secure carparking area.

The best option is to self-drive to our secluded and safe car park. You'll be sent directions after you book.

Alternatively, we can provide you with contact details for a door-to-door transfer service from Christchurch Airport. Some guests even choose to arrive by helicopter!
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Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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