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Address: 76 Napier Road | SH 5, Taupo 3379, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-378 8559
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Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBretts. A Volcanic Spa Experience. Relax your...

Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBretts. A Volcanic Spa Experience. Relax your body and soothe your soul in the tranquil world of this unique spa experience. This is where the healing mineral waters of DeBretts Hot Springs combine with therapeutic massage and luxurious body treatments to leave you feeling amazingly relaxed and rejuvenated.Each treatment starts with a soak in the therapuetic warm waters at Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. Then, enjoy a unique New Zealand treatment including relaxation massage, Hot Stone Massage, Warm Thermal Mud Wrap or wondrous facial. Rejuvenating Facials and other body and beauty treatments make this a spa experience you will not soon forget.

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Great place to relax!

Its a great place to go and relax! Well designed place, big pools, private pools... The kids will also have a great time on the slides!! Remember to take your bottle of water... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a great day here. Too cold for regular swimming but perfect in the hot pools. The kids had a day of play and mom got a massage and facial and was pleased with both services.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great place to go and relax! Well designed place, big pools, private pools... The kids will also have a great time on the slides!! Remember to take your bottle of water. You´ve got everything at the De Bretts, but is not cheap! We have them round the corner and we used to have the annual membership, but unfortunately... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi EclipseDeSol, Thank you for your lovely comments. We are happy that you enjoy your time here. We have looked into the price issue and have found that we are actually quite competitive with our membership prices. Kind regards, Peter More 

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to take the kids. Great private pools for adults. There does need to be more emphasis on warnings about the health risk in the green mineral pools if you submerge your head under the water. There are small signs displayed but while we were there quite a number of people especially young parents with small babies either didn't... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi pjp63, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that you and the kids enjoyed your soak in our hot pools. We have the signs around the pool to keep people aware of the rules but we also advise people of the rules upon entry. To add to the safety of our guests, we drain our mineral pools every... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting De Brett's since I was a child. I have always loved it. This year for the long weekend we booked a Deluxe Villa at the De Brett's spa resort and I took my own kids up for a break. The De Brett's resort is just out of Taupo next door to the Hilton and is really... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Our-NZ-holiday, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We are glad to have been a high point in your holiday as you seem to have enjoyed everything about your stay and soak at DeBretts. We hope that you come to stay with us again. Our reception team are equipped to book your family on exciting entertainment... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot visit Taupo without going to DelBretts for a soak. Lots of space in their big, warm pool, Then their nice bubbling spas; a bit warmer. And finally the smaller pool, nice and hot. Then back to the big pool to cool off, and try and sit on the bubbly bed in the corner. Perfect way to spend a... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi jdarcyAuckland, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoy our pools so much and hope to see you more often. We hope that you were able to stay after dark to see our stunning coloured LED lights too :) Kind regards, Peter More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the indulgence spa package which was so blissful! My massage was just perfect with great pressure, my facial left my face smooth and refreshed and my mini manicure was just what i needed after almost 2 weeks on holiday. The staff were friendly and professional, and the atmosphere and location were serene.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Freckals, Thank you for your lovely review. I will be sure to share your lovely comments with our Spa team. We hope to have you back again soon :) Kind regards, Peter More 

Kununurra, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for relaxing. Different variety of pools. Family friendly day out. Kids spent hours playing in the water playground.

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Thank J0hnsy
DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi J0hnsy, Thank you for your lovely feedback. We hope you come back again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Even though private pools look a bit dirty and lousy, it is still nice to soak after a full day of tracking/biking/kayaking. And it is quite affordable.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Natalia, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. Silica is part of the natural composition of our waters and why people love their mineral swims so much. This is controlled and cleaned daily but occasionally there can be deposits on the pools that look odd but are actual just healthy minerals. We are glad you enjoyed... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good accommodation nice and clean. In the spa signs all over saying do not put head under water so not very good for kids,

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, Thank you for your comments. We have a big, heated fresh water pool alongside the mineral pools in which kids of all ages enjoy going under the water. Our slides also use heated fresh water :) We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Peter More 

Warkworth, New Zealand
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family had a great day here relaxing in the pools the staff were great friendly and informative. This is not a huge facility but there is something for everyone and the pools are clean and well maintained. There are pools and to suit every taste there is a spa bed in the pool (my favourite) seating in pools, spa... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kylee, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I will be sure to pass your comments along to the team. We hope to have you back again very soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

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