The resort is set in a picturesque rose garden situated across the road from Lake Taupo, which is New Zealand's largest lake.
It has a mixture of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units.
Phoenix has tapped in the thermal layer to provide each unit with it's own thermally heated pool.
II winter visitors can ski at nearby ski fields. Horseback riding, sailing, water skiing, swimming, rafting, canoeing and golf are all available nearby.
Prolific trout fishing can be done in the lakes and the rivers such as the mighty Tongariro, famous for it's white water rafting and canoeing.
Only an hours drive away is Rotorua with its hot thermal pools, boiling lakes and exotic forests.