Solitaire Lodge enjoys breathtaking views, with lush natural bush and the backdrop of a volcanic landscape. Styled with comfort in mind, all nine luxurious suites feature panoramic views over Lake Tarawera's still, deep waters. Freestanding baths allow views over the lake while soaking. Complimentary mini-bar, fruit and snacks are also at hand. Cuisine at the Lodge is a highlight and focuses on local seafood, regional produce and pickings from the kitchen garden. Menus change daily and dinner showcases the finest regional wine varieties with specially paired recommendations. Easy lake access allows exploration of surrounding waters, secluded private bays, 65 metre waterfall and natural hot thermal springs in which to soak and unwind.