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New Zealand’s Secret Magical Pods Will Light Up Your World! | The Urban List

A week ago we revealed one of the most magically epic experiences in the world—sleeping in an inflatable bubble in the middle of the Icelandic wilderness. It was only natural that it would tickle your travel bug. But…what if we told you there was something equally as epic and right here on our very own doorstep?Come closer…and we’ll reveal all! Here in good ol’ New Zealand you can have an...

PurePods An Unforgettable and Unique Experience | Verve

PurePods – An Unforgettable and Unique Experience Looking for something completely out of the ordinary for your next getaway? Something that is unique experience and fun but still has all the luxury comforts of an everyday hotel? Look no further than PurePods. A truly unforgettable New Zealand experience. The first of it’s kind in the world and environmentally friendly. The Pods are made up of...

A look into PurePods: NZ’s secret glass huts | Room5

They say those who live in glass huts shouldn’t throw stones. Neither should those who sleep in PurePods. That’s because a PurePod is essentially a cabin, made entirely of glass. Over the past few years, four PurePods have been built on the South Island, each on their own exclusive property. The location of each glass hut is only revealed to guests after booking. Each PurePod is reached via a 15...

A Night At A PurePod | Lost in the Haze

Let me whisk you all the way back to New Zealand for a second. And yep, I promise it will be worth it. A wee while ago now (longer than I’d care to admit!) we spent a magical few days in the Kahutara PurePod. I’m pretty open about my obsession with tiny homes (I really, really want to live inside a customised shipping container one day) so for me, this really was living the dream. Have you heard of...

How PurePod luxury glass cabins are helping New Zealand farmers diversify their income | NZ Life & Leisure

A stay at these all-glass cabins on the outskirts of Kaikōura is to step into a magical realm where the world is reframed and time works in mysterious ways. These luxurious glass cabins are helping New Zealand farmers diversify their income.  It was just gone midnight. A thunderous roar ringing in her ears, Angela Blunt gripped the doorway and tried to spot her opportunity to surf the bucking...

The Ultimate Off-Grid Sanctuary | Good Magazine

For a life-enhancing experience unlike any other, New Zealand now offers a off-grid sanctuary retreat that will leave visitors spellbound. Tucked away in secluded pockets of paradise, a PurePod is much more just than a special place to stay. Imagine an abode so still and beautiful, where it’s quiet, private and spacious enough to tune into your own rhythms and desires. Picture too,...

Waipara Valley, Greystone PurePod | Avenues Magazine

By Alastair Paulin, Avenues Magazine Leave the trappings of civilisation behind, relax and drink wine – that's the mantra at Canterbury's latest glass pod in the Waipara Valley. We left the city behind, we left the kids behind, and – as it was midweek – we even left work behind. But it was not enough. We left the car behind and hiked the final half kilometre to the PurePod bach at Greystone...

Waipara: PurePod and wine region | Prairie Girl Musings

For those hoping to escape the chaos and construction of Christchurch, Waipara offers ample opportunities for solace. A relatively new wine region, Waipara’s microclimate produces some of New Zealand’s best wine and food. After a particularly busy week, Nick and I were ready to spend quality time doing nothing, and where better than at a PurePod? If you haven’t yet heard of the PurePod concept,...

Kahutara PurePod: Room with a View | Avenues Magazine

We haven't even arrived at our Kahutara PurePod and my friend is already marvelling at the silence. "It's just so quiet," she says, as we amble along a dusty path through paddocks and bush to get to our destination. Our home for the night is the Kahutara PurePod, one of two PurePods near Kaikōura. Featuring a glass floor, ceiling and walls, these eco-friendly pods allow guests to get as close to nature...

Secluded Bungalows Made Entirely of Glass | ModernMet

In need of an off-the-grid getaway? Look no further than PurePods. These tiny and tranquil vacation homes are located in Tourism New Zealand idyllic countryside. Far from ordinary cabins, the beautiful bungalows are raised on stilts and made entirely of glass. This daring design provides picture-perfect panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, the open skies, and even the plants below. Intended as an...

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