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Matakauri Lodge

569 Glenorchy Rd.
Queenstown , New Zealand

The Setting: The hot tub at this alpine cedar-and-schist stone lodge—nestled in native bush on the edge of Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown—recently took center stage on a steamy episode of ABC’s hit reality show The Bachelor. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors lift to expose the simple, cedar-timber hot tub to the elements—alfresco access to the garden and commanding views of The Remarkables mountains.

Bonus: It’s just minutes away from fly-fishing, bungee-cord jumping, and glacier adventures.

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