Lindis mirrored pods at Ahuriri Valley, North Otago may just be the perfect way to soak up New Zealand’s jaw-dropping scenery.
The luxury accommodation pods, spread across the 2428-hectare Ben Avon Station, were designed to blend seamlessly into the natural landscape. The double-glazed mirrored glass walls offer uninterrupted views from the inside while appearing almost invisible from the outside.
Their mirrored surfaces spectacularly reflect the natural surrounds of conservation parks, mountains and beech forest. And they even change colour, reflecting the changing colours of the sky.
Inside, the one-way glass gives guests a private sanctuary with 180-degree views of the scenic Ahuriri Valley.
Each of the 20-sqm Lindis mirrored pods features a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom, outdoor gas-heated tubs and a private deck. The lodge is also renowned for world-class eco-amenities; and it makes use of opulent dark woods and black marble.
“This is the perfect destination for couples looking for the ultimate privacy and escape,” said Sally Lilley, director at New Zealand In Depth.
Architect Noel Martin has also made sure to adopt the same sustainable design principles as the site’s main lodge.
Features include an onsite backup generator, efficient LPG boilers, geothermal heat pumps, rainwater harvesting systems and state of the art insulation.
“Combine this with the wide range of activities from fly fishing and walking, to horse riding or e-biking; the world-class cuisine and breath-taking setting – this is a new highlight luxury travel experience in New Zealand,” Paul Carberry, founder of New Zealand In Depth said.
Lindis has three pods onsite catering for up to two guests in each.
If you’re travelling with a larger party, an extra room is available for up to six guests. Groups can choose to take over the whole lodge exclusively or just one of the pods as a private get-away.
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