Edgewater Resort Hotel

Wanaka is the perfect base for your New Zealand ski holiday, with 4 very unique ski areas: Cardrona, Treble Cone, Snow Farm & Soho Basin all located within a 40-minute drive from the town centre.

Wanaka’s only accommodation directly on the shore of Lake Wanaka

Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for guests to experience Wanaka’s wonderful winter season.  The crisp mountain air, characteristic of the winter months, promises pristine snow on the surrounding heli-ski mountains, the alpine ski areas of Cardrona, Treble Cone, Soho and the Nordic ski area – SnowfarmNZ.

Edgewater’s resort amenities include a restaurant, bar, sauna, spa, gift shop and on-site ski drying room, not to mention the free parking and heli-landing pad.  The Element Edgewater Day Spa provides relaxing massage treatments after a day on the slopes and Wineglass Café offers the ideal après ski atmosphere. A fully cooked and continental breakfast fuels skiers up in the Sargood Restaurant each morning.  And for those not wishing to drive up the mountain, all ski related transport providers pick up and drop off guests from Edgewater via arrangement.

Edgewater is a perfect base to ride at Cardrona, Treble Cone, Soho and Snow Farm. In addition the Edgewater Resort staff have genuine local knowledge to make recommendations for making the most of your stay in the Wanaka area.  From visiting Wanaka’s boutique township on foot via the lake trail to renting bikes; visiting Puzzling World for its collection of optical illusions, its maze and its cinema; or simply taking the day off from skiing & snowboarding to simply relax close to home with stunning lake views and a visit to Rippon Winery right next door; the options are plentiful.  For exploring further afield, a day trip to Queenstown is only 1hr drive away, and on your return leg try the alternative Cromwell route via the Central Otago vineyards at Bannockburn… long lunch and wine tastings anyone?

Accommodation Details

Spacious suites and apartments are perfect for winter ski holiday-makers. All rooms feature a balcony or patio with lake or garden views.

Hotel/Studio Rooms:  provide hotel accommodation in Wanaka for up to three guests. The bedding can be either double, twin or triple configuration.

One Bedroom Suites/Apartments:  offer stunning views of Lake Wanaka and feature a generous lounge and dining area along with a convenient kitchenette. These guest rooms accommodate up to four guests. Choose from Garden View, Lake View & Deluxe Lake View.

Two Bedroom Apartments:  provide the perfect balance of space and privacy, with stunning views of Lake Wanaka. These spacious apartments come equipped with a full kitchenette and an open plan dining and living area. Up to six guests can be accommodated.


Edgewater’s Restaurants:

Wineglass Café: offers seasonal menus, and extensive bar list and stunning views of Lake Wanaka. Wineglass Cafe is open daily from 10.00am till late.

Sargoods Restaurant: is open at breakfast time and thereafter it can be made available for private dinners. If this is of interest to you please contact one of the friendly staff.

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