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Coming up to the main house.  Your studio is at the other end of the house.Stunning very large 2 person Victoria and Albert bath, made from Volcanic rock, with views to the lake and LED night lighting.Blinds for total privacy.
Private room in house

Brand New Retreat - Stunning Views

Anandi User Profile

Brand New Retreat - Stunning Views

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Welcome to the studio. The studio has one bedroom, one lounge and one bathroom, a great deck too and all with super views. The studio is at the end of our home and completely private. It is a modern retreat with beautiful decor, awesome views of Lake Taupo, Mount Tauhara and the surrounding countryside and trees.


Free parking on premises
Private entrance

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 1PM


6 Reviews

Neal User Profile
March 2018
Great amenities with unbelievable view of Lake Taupo...waking up to beautiful sunrise. Anandi and Fritz are the consummate host. They are kind, gentle and very genuine. Your decision with interacting with them....100% available for you. Thoroughly recommend Anandi’s place!
Anandi User Profile
Response from Anandi:
Dear Neal and Linh, we miss you guys! Hope you had a lovely time at the Mount... did you like it there? Safe travels to HK and onto Vietnam, such a wonderful new chapter awaits you now on this next part of your journey! Fritz has landed safely in Hawaii and all is well. We loved meeting you and will look forward to a next time. All the best from us to you both :)) It is hot in Taupo now , really hot!!
March 2018
Michael User Profile
January 2017
Very welcoming & friendly. Nice little extra touches in the comfortable accommodation with great views
Gabriella User Profile
December 2016
We had a wonderful time at Villa Shanti, the house is lovely with a beautiful view over the lake. We really enjoyed the quiet and peacefulness as well as the company of Anandi and Fritz who are very nice friendly, we really enjoyed the perfect homemade pizza they shared with us a…
Florent User Profile
March 2016
There is just one word to sum up our stay : Wouhaaa!!! We spent 3 nights in this amazing house, in an independent studio, and it was fantastic! The view is outstanding, and the bathroom is awesome! Anandi and Fritz have been very kind to us, we felt like we could talk for hours w…
Anandi User Profile
Response from Anandi:
It was such a pleasure to meet you both. We hope that all is well... now you will be home in France. Enjoy the Spring time there and see you next time you're in New Zealand! Best wishes from Taupo :))
March 2016
Kylie User Profile
February 2016
Anandi and Fritz has a wonderful place and the one of the warmest hosts we have encountered during our trip to NZ. "Villa Shanti" is a studio with clean contemporary design and furnishings, with an asian touch. The bed provided is most comfortable and the mixture of deep pile car…
Dave User Profile
February 2016
The location of this Airbnb is fantastic, with stunning views over Lake Taupo and surrounding countryside. Anandi and Fritz were lovely hosts, very welcoming and friendly. We knew there were no kitchen facilities but there is also nowhere to prepare basic foods, such as salads an…

Hosted by Anandi

Taupo, New ZealandJoined in October 2012
Anandi User Profile
6 Reviews
I am originally from UK, my partner originally from Germany. I am passionate about Yoga and own the local yoga studio. My partner is into wildwater kayaking and there are some pretty good places around here to kayak. We are simple living, fun loving, travelling world citizen…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Español
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