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With 32 degree heat blessing Wanaka during the Spring, you can only imagine what Wanaka's Summer has in store for us!

Welcome to the Summer edition of 'Waterviews,' Edgewater's quarterly e-newsletter aimed at keeping you informed of the happenings at Edgewater and in beautiful Wanaka.

what's new at edgewater this summer?

With every coming season at Edgewater, we bring you a new, fresh and delicious menu at the Wineglass Cafe. Taste the season of Summer with our spectacular free range chicken, leek and thyme terrine dish, with apple chutney, pickled fennel and mesclun!  Or how about our grilled venison steaks with cherry relish, smoked garlic butter, whipped kumara and beans? Summer tastes superb here at Edgewater!

The season of Summer also brings an abundance of weddings to Wanaka, with people itching to get married in one of the top ten most romantic locations in the world. For the 2011/2012 wedding season, Edgewater has updated its wedding pack and now has a more affordable venue, a wider selection of menu and beverage options, inexpensive room rates, as well as amazing deals on mid-week weddings for those wishing to have a smaller, more boutique like wedding.  Check out the weddings section of our website for more comprehensive information.

what's happening in wanaka this summer?

Wanaka truly comes alive during the Summer months.  The stunning scenery combined with the heat and the spirit of Christmas sees Wanaka turn into a hive of activity with a number of fun-filled events.

From December 31-January 31 Wanaka will be hosting 'Summerdaze' – a festival of recreational, sporting, arts and cultural events. The events reflect the region’s diverse and vibrant community and offers something for everyone; including farmer's markets, kite-making workshops, a teddy bear's picnic, pool parties and an amazing New Years fireworks celebration. Be sure to be part of the extravaganza!

January 2 will see the traditional Wanaka Rodeo in full swing at the Wanaka Rodeo Club grounds. A great day for the whole family! Click here for more details.

The world's most scenic tri-athlon will kick off on January 15th at 6:30am, with thousands turning out to cheer on 1200 competitors, covering a mammoth distance of 226km in a swim, bike and a run. Click here for more details. The Lake Wanaka half tri-athlon will run in conjunction with Challenge Wanaka, while a Junior Challenge Wanaka for children will be raced on January 9th.

feature package

Summer is the best time of year to get away and take hold of the long, lazy, hot days. Edgewater's Summer package ensures you can do just that for the low price of $1269.00. You and your loved can enjoy:

  • three nights in a one-bedroom suite

  • breakfast for the two of you for all three mornings

  • a complimentary bottle of wine

  • a $50 food and beverage voucher to redeem at the Wineglass Cafe

  • full day mountain bike hire for two

  • A scenic jet boat safari for two with Wanaka River Journeys.

To book now call 03 443 0011 or email Why not come over New Years and bring in 2011 with a bang!?

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and finally...merry christmas!

 Christmas menu 2012

From all of the team here at Edgewater we'd like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We do hope we see you over the festive season and look forward to helping you unwind in the gorgeous Wanaka Sun while cooling off in Lake Wanaka!



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