Mt Richmond Dome

Escape | Relax | Celebrate
room with cozy warm lights
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Queen-sized bed






Maximum Guest


Free continental breakfast


1 hour massage per guest


Free parking


Sofa Bed


Free buffet breakfast


Free chef-cooked breakfast




Free welcome drinks

Warm and inviting interiors await you in our geodesic dome tent. The tent is 5 meters high and has a spacious 25-square-meter area with a large bay window. For more space to relax or practice yoga, step out onto the private deck, which offers picturesque views of rolling hills, mountains, surrounding vineyards, and the Cook Straits.

Ideal for honeymooners or couples. Enjoy a queen-sized bed, luxury linen, duvet and blankets, bedside tables, coffee table and chairs, a yoga mat.

You’re also free to enjoy the outdoor jacuzzi, steam room, and solar-heated pool in the main Villa. There is also a dedicated lounge, toilet, and shower for the exclusive use of glamping guests. Breakfast and dinner are served in the Great Room, Mountainview Villa’s main lounge.

Our hillside property is located on the highest point, so you can enjoy stunning and uninterrupted views of Witherhills, Mount Richmond, Wairau Valley, Cooks Straits and surrounding vineyards from every angle. Great location for stargazing and astro-photography! You are free to use our binocular.

Couple’s Glamping Getaway, Honeymoon or Wellbeing Package


  • 1 or 2-nights’ stay in a luxurious private dome tent.
  • Welcome drinks (juice or sparkling) on arrival.
  • One-hour massage per guest in your own tent. Massage is scheduled from 5.30pm. If staying for more than one night, choose the night you prefer for your massage.
  • Daily chef-cooked breakfast made with fresh ingredients from the kitchen garden and freshly collected eggs.
  • Nightly 3-course dinner based on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.
  • Access to the steam room, jacuzzi, and solar-heated pool.
  • Unlimited coffee and tea in the Great Room or Glamping Lounge.

Added extra for 3 or more nights’ stay

  • Free bottle of red or white Marlborough wine at dinner when staying more than two nights.
  • Wine and cheese platter on arrival.

Cancellation Policy

  • All bookings are 100% re-bookable at no additional cost within 12 months of check-in date, subject to availability.



Indulge in a world of comfort with our exceptional amenities. From cozy interiors to scenic views, enjoy a blend of luxury and relaxation during your stay at Mountainview Villa.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom Amenities (Free Toiletries)
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Electric Kettle
  • Ensuite
  • Fireplace
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Free Washing Powder
  • Free Wifi
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • In Room Heater
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Kitchenware
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Plunger Coffee
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Pool
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator – Full Size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Separate Shower & Bath
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Utensils, Cups And Plates Provided
  • Vanity Basin & Mirror
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

House Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Checkout: 10:00 AM
  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • Small pets allowed with prior approval and fee
  • Parties and events allowed with prior approval and fee

Additional Rules

Keeping things clean and tidy:
  • No dirty and high-heeled shoes inside, wear slippers provided.
  • Don't put drinks and food directly on the mahogany dining table and wooden coffee tables, use coasters and placemats provided.
  • To help save our environment, turn off lights, heater and air-conditioning units when you leave aroom.
  • Only guests staying at the villa can use the pool, spa and steam room. Let the owners know when you book if you want to use the spa, as it takes a while to heat up.
  • Don't have extra guests stay without permission, you'll be charged extra.
  • Parties are allowed with permission and an extra $250 cleaning fee.
  • Don't cook smelly food.
Being mindful of the property:
  • Don't download or stream movies/games, Internet is for light use like email and social media.
  • No smoking inside or in covered areas.
  • Small pets are allowed for a daily fee, but they must be well-behaved and not make messes. Prior approval is required.
  • Close doors to keep flies and insects out, especially at night.
  • Rinse dishes before putting them in the dishwasher and use the short cycle.
  • Use the provided makeup remover towels, not the white towels. You'll be charged for stained towels.
  • Enjoy all our amenities but do take care of them as your own. You’ll be charged for any broken item.
  • Please flush toilet tissues only because we are on septic tanks.
Enjoying the garden and pool:
  • Feel free to pick vegetables and herbs from the garden.
  • Don't use sunscreen when using the spa.
  • Observe pool and spa rules.
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