1. Who are the owners of Azur?
Azur is owned by Nejat Sarp and Anthony Ross, two hoteliers with a combined 50 years of
experience with luxury resorts and hotels like Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and
2. How can I book accommodation at your resort?
The quickest way to reserve a villa is to use our on-line reservation service, available on
the website. Alternatively send us an email directly to [email protected]
Your travel agent can also find Azur under the “LH” code in the GDS.
3. How far is Azur from Queenstown?
Azur is only five minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown.
4. How can I get to Azur from the Airport?
When requested, all Azur guests are met at Queenstown airport by Azur staff member and are transferred to the lodge in our discreet luxury vehicles. Transfers are included in the villa tariff.
5. How can I get to Queenstown?
Queenstown is around one hour by air from Christchurch or two hours from Auckland.
There are also direct flights from Sydney and Brisbane, and Melbourne on selected days of the week all year around.
The airlines servicing Queenstown are Air New Zealand and Jetstar & Pacific Blue.
Auckland is serviced by many international airlines, with direct flights from the major cities
of Australia, Los Angeles, Honolulu, the islands of the Pacific, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Hong
Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore.
6. What kind of accommodation is available at Azur?
Azur has nine identical free standing 75sq meter villas.
They all have uninterrupted lake and mountain views, 10 sqm sun deck, super king sized
bed, separate sitting area, and ensuite bathroom.
7. What are the facilities available in the villa?
Azur’s villas all contain the following:
Mini bar containing beer, soft drinks, juices, snacks and water & Spirits are provided at reasonable charge.
Tea and fresh coffee making facilities
Gas fire place
Local and International books, magazines and newspapers
32” flat-screen LCD television with Sky Digital Satellite TV stations
Denon DVD/CD player and Energie speakers
Writing desk with office supplies
Broadband Ethernet internet access
International electrical plug adaptors
Three direct-dial telephones
Super king beds featuring 300 thread count Egyptian cotton linen, and hypoallergenic
goose down pillows and duvets from PLOH
Spa bath, dual vanities, rain forest shower and separate WC
Bathroom amenities by Linden Leaves of New Zealand
Aromatherapy oil burner and essential oil
Luxurious towels and bathrobes
8. How many people can be accommodated in one villa?
Each villa contains a super king bed, some of which can be converted to two twin single
beds. One extra single bed can also be set up per villa. Each villa can accommodate a
maximum of three people.
9. Can I access the internet at Azur
Yes, The main lodge is covered with a broadband wireless network and there is an in-room Ethernet connection for guests who travel with their own computer to plug into. There is also a computer with broadband and Microsoft Office in the library for guests’ use. All internet access is complimentary.
10. Can Azur arrange babysitting?
Yes, Azur can arrange baby sitting services. Please let us know if you require assistance
with this or any other needs for your infant.
11. What spa facilities are available in Queenstown?
At Azur we can arrange in villa massage & mini spa services, www.queenstownmassage.co.nz
Alternatively there are some lovely spas for full treatments in Queenstown, Le Spa www.lespaqueenstown.com or the award winning Spa at Millbrook Resort in Arrowtown, www.millbrook.co.nz/spa
12. What are some of the most popular activities available in Queenstown?
Queenstown is known as the “Adventure Capital of the World”, but also offers fantastic
relaxing and leisurely pursuits in a beautiful natural environment.
Year round, Queenstown’s shopping, golf, wine trails, touring, and scenic flights are at
their best, plus a wide range of adrenalin-stirring adventures including bungy jumping,
skydiving, climbing, rafting, kayaking, mountain and road cycling, river surfing, jet
boating, hang-gliding, and paragliding.
By winter, the reliable natural snowfalls offer the Southern hemisphere’s best alpine and
cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and heli-skiing.
During the summer, the uniquely beautiful natural environment is the perfect stage for
fishing, horse riding, hunting, sailing, or just a leisurely walk along a deserted beach.
Our staff, have a comprehensive knowledge of the many activities available, and will put together your perfect break in Queenstown.
13. What does the tariff include?
Airport transfers, homemade afternoon tea and refreshments, evening cocktails and canapés, transfers to and from town, accommodation, and full breakfast.
14. What languages does Azur’s staff speak?
English, Spanish, Turkish, Japanese, Malay, Indonesian, and counting…
15. Who do I contact if for more information?