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Polynesian Spa

Hinemoa Street, Rotorua

The Polynesian Spa in Rotorua is home to two new couple’s rooms, part of an extensive project to increase capacity and improve the retail area and Spa entrance.

The two double rooms look out across Lake Rotorua from their vantage point inside the category B historic building, built in 1932. A refuge and relaxation haven for couples, the rooms have provided a much needed boost in capacity. Polynesian Spa is in the enviable position of therapy rooms often booked days in advance, even during the recession when many other businesses suffered. In fact, the stress the recession has brought has probably created the higher level of demand for the ultimate in relaxation.

Polynesian Spa

The new couple’s rooms are decorated with warm, quiet earthy colours, timber flooring, upmarket granite benchtops and tiles from Middle Earth. Beyond the rooms, retail space has also been doubled due to demand. The interior palette comprises hues from the Resene The Range Whites & Neutrals fandeck with Resene Castle Rock (light grey neutral) in full and half strength and Resene Nullarbor (warm neutral) in double and eighth strength.

Polynesian Spa, Rotorua

Polynesian Spa is an internationally recognised geothermal spa on the shores of Lake Rotorua, and has repeatedly been voted one of the world’s top ten geothermal spas by travel magazine Conde Nast readers – the only spa to achieve this outside Europe. It also won the inaugural Resene Total Colour Landscape Award for excellent colour use.

With 26 geothermal hot pools on site, 13 therapists, and with the new additions, 10 spa treatment rooms, Polynesian Spa is really the ultimate in relaxation.

Hot pools
Hot pools 2
Hot pools 3
Polynesian Spa deck
Polynesian Spa private pools
Neutral spa bathrooms
Bright neutral changing room
Bright neutral changing room 2
Polynesian Spa Hot Pools

Colours used: Resene Burnham, Resene Castle Rock, Resene Double Nullarbor, Resene Eighth Nullarbor, Resene Gravel, Resene Half Castle Rock, Resene Natural, Resene Stromboli.

Products used: Resene Lumbersider, Resene Lusta-Glo, Resene Uracryl 402, Resene Woodsman.

Architectural Specifier: Chris Stone – Landscape and Architectural Designer
Building Contractor: Parkes Construction
Colour Selection: Chris Stone
Landscape Contractor: Luke Brennan and Bruce Edwards
Painting Contractor: Polynesian Spa Maintenance Staff
Photographer: Brandon Stone, Shoot Out Photography
Winner: Resene Total Colour Landscape Award
Project: Resene Total Colour Awards 2010
From the Resene News – issue 4/2010

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