Our Guests Experiences

based on 33 reviews
Vincent and Marion (New Caledonia)
Another World

Two days in another world surrounded by stormy clouds. An outstanding experience in this warm and cosy place. This morning we had the chance to wake up with a fabulous view on the sea and mountains. Carl and Natalia were kind and attentive as everything was set for us. Definitely recommend this place! XO

Young couple  |  stayed in 6/2020

Guy and Meg Mansell (Auckland)
The perfect NZ honeymoon destination

We were only able to stay a couple of days at Peak View Retreat, but they were magic. As soon as we arrived we felt like we were in a world of our own and watching the sunrise from bed was unforgettable. Everything we needed was supplied and Nat was a phenomenall host who was very helpful with suggestions and making sure the hot tub was warm for us. Hope to be back again one day!

Young couple  |  stayed in 5/2020

Olivier (Paris, France)
"Luckiest man on earth"

This place is truly amazing. This is my dream house. The welcome from Carl and Natalia was awesome. The region is beautiful. And the view!! Woow! I have to confess I was the luckiest man on Earth being here during the lockdown. Those 2 months on my own, 18,000kms from home and friends (in France) could have been a nightmare. This place and it’s amazing owners have made it one of the best times of my life. I feel like I’m leaving heaven today. But I know I’ll come back and enjoy the fantastic food Carl is crafting with his bbq (and not only) and the so helpful advice of Nat on what to do in the region. I was a stranger when I came. I’m leaving two friends here now. Looking forward to meeting you again. Staying in this house is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Single traveller  |  stayed in 4/2020

Susie (USA)
Peak View Retreat is Spectacular

Peak View Retreat is spectacular - the pictures don't do it justice. We've stayed in vacation rentals all over the world - Peak View Retreat is the best we've seen. And Natalia & Carl were the best hosts - responsive, available, and warm. We came to New Zealand from San Francisco thinking this was a once in a lifetime trip. Because of Natalia and Carl, we are definitely coming back.

Mature couple  |  stayed in 3/2020

Angus (France)

This place is amazing with fabulous views.

Group  |  stayed in 2/2020

Alexandra (Highlands, NC, USA)

Natalia and Carl, thank you your home is absolutely breathtaking. We have enjoyed the peace and purity of your property and loved being fully present as we savoured first being embraced by the clouds and then your 360 degree views. Your hospitality and thoughtfulness is first class. See you again, Arohanui

Mature couple  |  stayed in 2/2020

Samuli (Finland)
Absolutley amazing

Amazing place you have here, we loved. it. Thank you. for. your amazing service and hospitality. We will be back.

Young couple  |  stayed in 1/2020

Gordon (Wanaka)

Where do we start. Fantastic location, hosts, house..... Simply one of the best places on this planet to visit. Don't think we'll ever top staying at the Peak View retreat. Thanks for allowing us to spend some time there.

Family with older children  |  stayed in 1/2020

Sue (Australia)
Press book now, Peak View is amazing

Views, hot tub and hosts who go the extra mile, worth every cent, such an amazing experience

Mature couple  |  stayed in 1/2020

Joe (New England - USA)
"A stay amongst the clouds where time stands still"

Extending warm. and thoughtful thanks in the direction of Carl and Natalia. Wonderful, warm and thoughtful hosts. The space is exquisite and the land is breathtaking. Many Cheers! "A stay amongst the clouds where time stands still"

Young couple  |  stayed in 1/2020

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