Welcome to Luxury Escapes, a unique online collection of luxury New Zealand accommodation and services. Take the opportunity to view beautiful and fascinating luxury accommodations and services on offer in some of the most breathtaking, picturesque parts of New Zealand.
Whatever you are looking for, there is something for everyone, from luxury boutique hotels, luxury lodges and resorts, to luxury beach front holiday homes and bed & breakfast accommodation. They all share a common goal, they specialise in the delivery of the very finest New Zealand accommodation and superior service for the discerning traveller.
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Stunning, absolute beachfront location on a quiet, private, sandy beach. A boutique, luxury resort where five cottages and a studio spread over almost 1 Ha of landscaped gardens ensures guest privacy and a peaceful, relaxed, romantic atmosphere. All accommodations look out over the beach and the clear, blue, sheltered waters of the bay and face east to capture the beautiful sunrise. Centrally located in Golden Bay for easy access to Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks and Farewell Spit. Our aim is to provide you with a tranquil and relaxed environment. We therefore only cater for children 12 years of age and over.
Almyra Waterfront Lodge has been described as one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets and offers luxury boutique waterfront apartment accommodation in a spectacular setting on the idyllic Kina Peninsula, ideally situated for exploring Abel Tasman and the Nelson Region; an easy 30 minute drive from Nelson airport. This contemporary newly built 5 star quality hosted accommodation is set in extensive secluded grounds on a sunny elevated sheltered site on Kina Peninsula, with 360 degree views of the Kina Estuary and Kahurangi ranges & across the Tasman Sea towards Nelson. The natural beach at Kina is a minute walk away with golf, wineries, craft studios & award winning cafes within an easy drive. As well as breakfast, we offer dinner to our in-house guests (but prior notice is required please) and are delighted that we have the services of a local Michelin Chef, who is designing some great new dishes for Almyra.
Almyra is non smoking, child & pet free and offers discerning guests privacy, peace and relaxation in a world class setting. Bookings can be made online from our website. We look forward to welcoming you here!
Atahuri is a purpose built luxury hideaway offering top-end accommodation, nestled among the Peka Peka Beach sand dunes on the dramatic Kapiti Coast, one hour from Wellington. Atahuri is the fruition of a long-held dream of New Zealand owner Robyn Renouf to build a special place at the beach where all guests can “be themselves”. The four guest suites each have private entrances and patios facing the sea, with views of Kapiti Island. The lodge’s central hub is a magnificent open plan kitchen and dining area with a 14 seat table. Huge bi-folding doors lead out to the sand-dunes and beach reserve. A two-sided fire place separates the lounge from the snug – a cosy retreat to read a book, watch a movie or use the laptop. Atahuri offers bed and breakfast with lunch and dinners by arrangement. The New Zealand theme continues with meals cooked by your Kiwi host, focussing on fresh New Zealand seafood, lamb, fruit and vegetables grown on the property, accompanied by gourmet offerings from the Kapiti Coast. For the adventurous there are plenty of exhilarating activities, including a visit to Kapiti Island, a magnificent pristine bird sanctuary. Night River Rafting, Quad Bike riding or taking in a round of golf. For those wanting pure relaxation and seclusion, take a bike for a ride, walk the beach or fly a kite. Watch the sun go down with a soak in the spa or a swim in the pool.
Atua Rohe is a luxuriously appointed private home offering designer features throughout, making your Queenstown holiday experience something you will never forget! Located high on Queenstown Hill, Atua Rohe captures the stunning panoramic views from all living areas and master bedroom. Featuring 5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 50" plasma screen TV, DVD, surround sound, spa pool, double internal access garage, kitchen fittings include a large integrated fridge/freezer, gas hob and oven, two dishwasher drawers, microwave and other delights that a gourmet cook would absolutely love. Atua Rohe is certainly a vision of elegance with top quality fixtures and fittings throughout, creating very stylish living and a warm ambience to complete your Queenstown holiday experience of a lifetime!
Auckland’s Waitakere Estate is located on a ridgetop in 70 acres of pristine native forest. From the Boutique Hotel’s ridgetop position there are remarkable views over the forest to Auckland city and beyond. The Boutque Hotel’s perfect eco-setting gives nearby access to magnificent bush walks, rugged West Coast beaches and vineyards. Enjoy the tranquil setting of the Boutique Hotel and native bird song for your escape from city life, or to recharge from a long overseas flight. The Boutique Hotel is only 30 minutes from downtown Auckland and Auckland International and Domestic Airports.
Azur, luxury retreat at the heart of it all. Azur offers you an experience and accommodation, awaken to the mountain sunrise in your private luxury lodge. Sip the world's finest wines on the balcony of your own lakeside villa. Dive into the heart-stopping adventure that puts Queenstown on the map. Hit the slopes. Jump off a cliff. Ride the rapids. Or just lose yourself in the view. Don't just see the world - feel it at Azur!
For a truly special retreat at the heart of New Zealand’s finest wine growing region, head to Bay of Many Coves Resort. Located 30 minutes north of Picton in the Marlborough Sounds, the only way to reach Bay of Many Coves is by boat or helicopter. Once at the resort, marvel at the spectacular scenery and relax in a private hillside apartment where everything is done to provide ultimate comfort. Luxury has a new expression. Perfect seclusion in a pristine natural environment deep in the Marlborough Sounds; 5-star luxury boutique accommodation with world-class cuisine; stunning scenery, adventure, romance, and sense of relaxation you could only dream of. Join us for a slice of 100% pure New Zealand.
Ernest Dawson once wrote: “They are not long, the days of wine and roses”. Who could not agree with that? We do have a special place however where the days of wine and roses can linger well in to the evening; a place that encourages one to kick back and relax with a glass of fine wine, the scent of roses vying for attention with that of the profuse lavender plantings. Bed of Roses is set high on the hills of Kerikeri overlooking the basin near the old Stone Store. All the guests suites and communal areas are tastefully romantic French Country. Were it not for the accents and the Kiwi cabbage trees dotting the landscape, one could believe one was in the provinces of France. The three luxurious suites are each individually decorated, all bearing touches of France Antique linens are tucked under the thickest of duvets. Their breakfasts are a truly sumptuous affair, servings of perfect eggs, croissants and not infrequently Louisa makes pancakes, breads and muffins. The garden and the guest lounge lure you to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and sumptuous sofas and wrought iron chandeliers which evoke a glamour of old, and white washed walls. The location of Bed of Roses is perfect, many beautiful walks, historic buildings, bird life, and luscious plantings. Not to mention three world class restaurants and many other charming cafes.
Bel Lago is a bright and spacious 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home with uninterrupted views to Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables Mountain Range. Only a few minutes drive from the main Queenstown centre, Bel Lago is perfect for up to 4 couples travelling together or extended families. With a luxurious spa pool on the balcony you wont be disappointed with this property for your next Queenstown holiday.
Birds Ferry Lodge offers you luxury West Coast bed and breakfast accommodation close to both Westport & Punakaiki. Our Lodge's two rooms and the separate two-bedroom cottage are luxurious and private, and designed with your comfort in mind. Rediscover the natural world in this private 13-hectare oasis, ideal for a romantic getaway or a restorative weekend. Indulge in a holistic massage, and soak in the outdoor Spa high above a river cascading through native forest to the ocean. It’s a luxury escape into heartland wilderness, yet easily accessible by air or road, only 2km from State Highway 6 and 20 minutes from Westport and the famous Punakaiki Pancake Rocks… but it feels a lifetime away. Our bed & breakfast tariff includes a full cooked organic breakfast, and by prior arrangement we offer a superb three course dinner and wines, hosted at the Lodge or delivered to the self-contained Ferryman’s Cottage, as a breathtaking sunset gives way to the absolute quiet of evening. You’ll sleep as never before in luxury linen, and wake to the Bellbird’s song and if you are very lucky, a Kiwi!
This unique absolute waterfront luxury accommodation is situated on a private country estate in the Coatesville valley just 25 minutes north of Auckland. Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of this private 4 acre lake setting from your own luxury suite. Go for a kayak, have a soothing spa, or just relax in your own sitting room, read a book in the conservatory or kick back on the deck in the sun. Boathouse Row is perfect for a couple wanting to get away for a bit of peace and quiet, or for a stopover on the way further north. It’s also a great location from which to explore a wide range of activities and options in the area, including cafes, world class restaurants, vineyards, beaches and sightseeing options are all within easy reach. Your host, Toni, has had many years experience in hospitality including 15 years with Air New Zealand international first and business class service. So contact Toni about any special requirements, boutique events or our very special Bridal Indulgence package, and she will be happy to provide you with options that best suit your needs.
Warwick House, 5-10mins. walk from the attractive Nelson city center offers luxurious boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in one of Nelson’s most important historic properties. Your hosts Nick and Jenny invite you to stay and share with them the intriguing history, impressive architectural features and the graceful ambience of times past. Warwick House first operated as a gentleman’s boarding house in the early 1890s and has now been reopened to our guests as one of Nelson’s most stylish and luxurious locations for boutique accommodation and private receptions. Come stay in one of the finest examples of early Victorian opulence and grandeur in New Zealand. Free WIFI and secure off street parking.
"This brand new Waiheke Island Luxury Waterfront Accommodation is unique for its quiet setting on the bay yet close proximity to all Waiheke Island holiday amenities. We have four luxury guest rooms with large en-suites and an open lounge and atrium area that look out over wide sea views. Each room is meticulously set to cater for your every need. Rooms are serviced daily. Breakfast on the Beach lodge can be booked exclusively for special occasions, corporate or private functions; be it a management workshop, golfing group, book club, wedding party, family celebration or black tie dinner - whatever the occasion. Turn down service includes port, and chocolates to enjoy while relaxing in the evening and watching the twinkling lights across the sea"
Why not live the ultimate dream and relax in this stunningly beautiful corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Situated on 60 acres of land designated as an area of "outstanding natural beauty", Buchanan Lodge provides the perfect hideaway, as it sits on a beautiful peninsula jutting out into Lake Wanaka and therefore enjoys a lakefront position that is the envy of many. A short stroll below the house are several secluded beaches only accessible by private road and the property even has its own boat ramp. Behind the house lie the string of snow-capped mountains which make up the Buchanan mountain range, from which the Lodge takes its name. Also within walking distance is superb trout fishing at the mouth of the Matukituki river.
Set in 5 acres of manicured park like grounds, in an historical gold-mining valley, at the base of the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, this colonial style luxurious lodge is limited to six guests only. Bird life abounds and at night the Lodge’s own glow worms cluster around the banks of a bush-grotto, fed by an on-site spring. A secluded double slipper bath in the garden is the perfect spot for star gazing. Your host Reinhard is an expert chef, and the nightly cuisine is another outstanding feature of a stay at Bushland Park Lodge. Bush walks to the cascading 2 x 25 meter Wentworth Falls start at the doorstep, and glorious white-sand beaches are only a few minutes’ drive away. Two golf courses are close by. Bushland Park Lodge is not just a stop along the way, but a destination in its own right..... Turn off the Coromandel highway and follow the road five kilometres up the Wentworth Valley to a very private paradise.
Our $970 per night Luxury Lodge Experience is inclusive of a degustation dinner & wine-tasting, glow worm tour, double slipper claw foot bath & glass of bubbly.
Cascade Creek Retreat is a secluded log cabin overlooking a tranquil native bush valley and is a luxurious getaway. Our eco-friendly, boutique accommodation is set on our 2000 hectare working sheep and beef farm in an exclusive, private and remote location. Recently awarded Qualmark 5 Star in the Holiday Home category and the prestigious Enviro Gold accolade, Cascade Creek Retreat offers rustic luxury and a ‘real New Zealand’ experience for travellers. Perfect for honeymooners, romantic getaways, family holidays or a chance to experience a taste of real NZ and diverse private walking trails, Cascade Creek Retreat offers a little something for everyone. We are located just 30 minutes from Dunedin International Airport, 50 minutes from Dunedin City, 50 minutes from the Catlins and 1 hour from the beginning of Central Otago. The newly opened Clutha Gold biking and walking trail is also very close (approx. 30 mins). Cascade Creek Retreat is an authentic hand crafted Oregon log chalet with solar and hydro electricity, gas for hot water and cooking, a large open fire to roast marshmallows on and abundant birdlife to view in the immediate surrounds. The 2 bedroom Retreat is an intimate size and provides 2 Super King Beds, with the option of an extra Qeen-sized 'cupboard wall bed', that can be opened out in the downstairs lounge. We offer delicious home-style gourmet basket selections with local produce for self-catering or alternatively guests can choose to enjoy their own private chef and have a gourmet home-style 3 course meal cooked and served to them, while overlooking the stunning panoramic views. Our walking tracks vary from 5 minutes to 1 day and leave directly from the Retreat. A perfect way for guests to finish the day is to soak in the steaming hot outdoor bath while enjoying the serenity and seclusion that Cascade Creek Retreat offers
Castaways Resort is situated on the spectacular coastal cliff tops of Karioitahi Beach on the west coast south of Auckland. If you're seeking the ultimate location to kick back and enjoy Auckland at its best, recharge your batteries and feel invigorated, then Castaways is a great choice. Castaways offers 15 well appointed spacious chalets and 10 stylish studio units, and all accommodations feature private decks with ocean views, 10 Sky channels, stereo, DVD & broadband internet, and are fully serviced with linen and towelling, and tea and coffee making facilities. Our on-site Agave Restaurant provides fine a-la-carte dining overlooking the sea. Castaways is within 50 minutes from the Auckland CBD and airports and 90 minutes from Hamilton.
Clearview Lodge, purpose built in 2001 in the French/Chateau style, offers Qualmark 5 Star rated luxury bed & breakfast accommodation. A peaceful garden setting overlooking the vineyard, olive groves and apple orchard of your hosts, Robin and Sue Clements, on Clements Estate, at the edge of Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand. We enjoy hosting guests immensely and strive to consistently deliver an experience that exceeds guests expectations. Come share with us our very own 2011 and 2012 Pinot Noir and 2010 Pinot Port beside our new pool complex.
Situated above the town of Russell, Cloud 9 is blessed with views across both the Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Islands in which Russell nestles. Cloud 9 is on a private road and benefits from beautiful natural bush surroundings. There are panoramic unobstructed views of the coast, the land, the ocean and Long Beach, one of the best surf beaches in New Zealand. From this privileged vantage point the crashing waves can be seen and heard some 100 metres below whilst, at night, Kiwis can be heard foraging in the bush. Cloud 9's north facing position is not overlooked and thus affords the utmost privacy. Surrounded on 3 sides by cedar decking and terracing the stunning sea and coastal views can be enjoyed from sunrise to sunset, whether from the lounging decks or from the pool and barbecue areas.
Cooks Cove Retreat is set in the world-renowned Bay of Islands, with its secluded bays and an abundant marine life, Roberton Island has 5 privately owned houses within the 66 acres of the western end. The eco friendly and self sustaining retreat is set in spacious grounds, surrounded by NZ native flora and fauna and located within a conservation area with its own private beach. The property offers accommodation for up to 8 guests, 3 bedrooms in the main house with 2 bedrooms in the guest house. Guests can enjoy relaxing on one of many decks, swimming, kayaking, fishing and lush native bush walks around the island or across to the twin lagoons on the eastern end of the island. Roberton Island, also known as Motuarohia Island, in the Bay of Islands, is today a wildlife refuge.
Welcome to Delamore Lodge, a unique haven, offering five star luxury accommodation on Waiheke Island in New Zealand's majestic Hauraki Gulf, just a short ferry or helicopter ride from downtown Auckland. From the moment you arrive at Delamore your senses and soul will awaken to the ultimate in relaxation and romance. Delamore Lodge and The Wharenui Pavilion are the smart new first choice for discerning executives who seek style, guaranteed privacy and security for their corporate day meeting, conference, incentive group or product launches.
Delamore Lodge also offers the perfect choice for your wedding; the location is fabulous, the atmosphere amazing and, with our personal experience of organising exclusive, elegant and memorable celebrations, you can be rest assured your special day will go without a hitch.
Your Luxury Home away from Home! Situated in the most Northern part of New Zealand, Located in Cable Bay which is one of Doubtless Bay's beautiful Beaches, it offers uninterrupted scenery, miles of beautiful beaches and above all, absolute tranquillity. Central to all Northland has to offer, 5 star Golf courses, a short drive to 'must see' 90 Mile beach and Cape Reinga, and world class fishing on your doorstep. Our villas are spread over three levels, each built and furnished to five star standards. Choose between one, two and three bedroom villas with en-suites, full kitchens, eating area, lounge and dining terrace, or the single level studio, with king beds, ensuite and kitchenette. Our villas all have private decks with spectacular views of the Karikari Peninsula and Pacific Ocean.
Enjoy New Zealand’s beautiful Waipara wine country in the luxurious comfort of your very own private contemporary holiday home. If you are looking for a luxury accommodation experience that is private and fully self contained, then Dry Paddocks is for you. Located only 45 minutes from Christchurch, Dry Paddocks holiday home is perfect for that weekend escape, romantic getaway, or as a base from which to explore the local vineyards, and wider Canterbury area which offers Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa and Whale Watching in Kaikoura . Or you may simply want to put your feet up relax and recharge with a complimentary bottle of local wine, the choice is yours.
Somewhere beneath the stars known as the Southern Cross… on an Island in the South Pacific you will find what people around the world call Heaven on Earth. Eagles Nest is that place... These world class luxury villas are the perfect venue for customised luxury holidays, special events and elegant weddings. Original Pacific Rim Cuisine is an Eagles Nest speciality, with an extensive wine cellar featuring the best New Zealand and Australian wines, and French Champagnes. Soak up the sun, enjoy an invigorating swim in your private, stunning, heated Infinity edge lap pool or simply luxuriate in the spa. Whatever you choose, you can have a totally secluded escape without ever leaving the luxury villas at Eagles Nest. The Bay of Islands is a world-renowned holiday destination for deep sea and big game fishing as well as sailing and cruising throughout the many picture perfect islands, bays and coves. Gaze at the stars through the telescope, pamper yourself with a massage, have dinner created by the resident chef in the luxury and comfort of your villa. With so many options to select from at Eagles Nest, your decision is to choose whether to dine, socialize or soak in the energy of this very special place.
Overlooking Queenstown Bay, this luxury apartment is well placed to take advantage of both early morning and late evening sun. Newly completed, the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Queenstown Hill apartment has everything to make your holiday in Queenstown memorable.
Whether you have come to ski in our world class ski resorts; to have that adventure holiday of a life time heli skiing, white water rafting, paragliding, bush walking or trout fishing; to play golf at our championship courses or to just relax and enjoy the scenery around beautiful Lake Wakatipu this is the perfect Queenstown luxury apartment.
Great Barrier Island, just 30 minutes from Auckland, offers rugged landscapes, breathtaking views and unspoilt white sandy beaches - an island world that soothes the spirit and challenges the adventurous. Earthsong Lodge has been created from the essence of nature in a unique island paradise where earth sea and sky embrace you. The cuisine is divine, wine outstanding and service wonderful, your every need anticipated, Earthsong Lodge is the ultimate holiday accommodation for you, find out why you will treasure your memories of Earthsong Lodge.
Featuring expansive ocean views of Wellington Harbour, Edgewater Lodge provides three luxury King bed suites for the discerning, a short drive from the heart of Wellington city. Formerly the home of Hollywood Oscar wining film Producer Barrie Osborne, Edgewater, located at Karaka Bay Seatoun, has hosted numerous Hollywood celebrities and international stars. Enjoy the relaxing hospitality and fantastic cuisine only moments from the airport and city. Guests can enjoy gourmet breakfasts of fresh local fruits, homemade breads, jams, muesli, and traditional cooked breakfast in the dining room, or alfresco on the guest balcony in the morning sun and we also offer a gourmet dinner and wine by prior arrangement. Your host Stella is an ex-owner/chef of an award-winning Wellington restaurant, and caters privately for stars and dignitaries.
Apart from having easy access to local cafes and restaurants, and the many high-lights of Wellington, you will also be able to arrange through your hosts, tours of the famous Weta Cave Movie workshop, associated with the Lord Of The Rings movies, Mt Victoria, Te Papa National Museum, the wild seal colony at Red Rocks and the famous wine village of Martinborough
Eichardt's (I-carts) Private Hotel provides fine accommodation in five luxurious Hotel Suites and four Lakefront Apartment Suites located in the historic district on a premium lakefront position at the heart of Queenstown's dining and shopping precinct. The Hotel reflects contemporary provincial elegance, its modern features in perfect harmony with the distinctive antiques and luxurious furnishings of this New Zealand icon. Majestic vistas over the lake and mountains and luxuriously-appointed amenities give both the Hotel Suites and Lakefront Apartments all the comfort and style of a home-away-from-home, while all guests enjoy full use of The Eichardt's Hotel facilities, including concierge services, literally just a few steps away.
Located in the exclusive Whakamoenga Point Estate on Lake Taupo's northern shores, The Point Villas are both secluded yet accessible. This unspoilt, environmentally-sensitive development commands a breathtaking view over the lake to the Tongariro National Park (a "Lord of the Rings" film location) and picturesque mountains: Ruapehu (New Zealand's largest ski resort), Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Pihanga. The two private Villas at The Point Villas are available to individuals or groups for their exclusive use. Guests may choose to self cater or enjoy a fully-catered Lodge experience in your own private villa. A haven for golf enthusiasts, the Taupo area has two world renowned 18 hole championship golf courses, Wairakei International & Kinloch ( NZ's only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course).
Glen Aros is a classic 1914 New Zealand country estate. Luxury accommodation, fine dining and an idyllic setting make this the perfect escape for complete relaxation, and the ideal base for exploring Hawkes Bay. The residences are set at the end of a tree-lined driveway in gardens originally designed by famous colonial landscape architect Alfred Buxton. First impressions confirm the traditional elegance of a country homestead, with wide verandahs, sweeping lawns and peaceful rural views of the picturesque Raukawa Valley
This spacious and rambling two storeyed lodge on the Kapiti Coast just north of Wellington, is set amid established gardens which have been lovingly tended for generations. Tuis, Wood-Pigeons and Fantails abound in season. Greenmantle is beautifully appointed throughout with private suites that will envelope you in luxury. The pristine hot-tub in its natural bush setting will appeal, and our large in- ground swimming pool is heated to about 28 C for several months of the year. Fine dining and wining is an evening feature, and each morning you can choose what time you have your delectable multi-course breakfast. Guests celebrating special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays enjoy both the luxurious surroundings and the special touches provided by the hosts. Travellers attending theatre or sports events in Wellington city appreciate coming home to the country house comfort of the lodge. Greenmantle Estate is also an ideal venue for small corporate retreats, directors' meetings or similar, where overnight accommodation is required. Facilities include comfortable private meeting spaces with internet access - and the usual audio-visual presentation equipment. Greenmantle can accommodate up to 6 couples.
Hereweka Garden Retreat, on the beautiful and wild Otago Peninsula near Dunedin, is a luxury eco accommodation architecturally designed to blend in with the stunning natural setting of garden, bush and water. This boutique Bed and Breakfast Retreat is self-contained and offers complete privacy. Enjoy your complimentary homemade organic breakfast hamper while enjoying magnificent views from every window. The retreat is situated in the heart of Hereweka Garden, part of a 12 acre property surrounded by forest, bush and water views. Soak up the tranquility and comfort of the Retreat, situated for light and designed for warmth all year round: enjoy the sun-drenched decks on longer days, and when weather is cooler, snuggle in by the eco-approved fire. Hereweka is the ideal choice of accommodation for those who appreciate eco sustainable practice, nature, luxury and aesthetics. Whether you are on vacation, looking for a weekend getaway, celebrating a special occasion including birthdays, anniversaries or honeymoons, or simply longing for time-out in a tranquil environment, this is the perfect destination.
Hillside Hotel & Nature Resort is a country retreat and eco-lodge, a Qualmark four star boutique hotel with an enviro-gold rating. Nestled amongst native forest on top of the Taupiri Ranges, Hillside offers panoramic views of iconic New Zealand landscape scenery. Every room has a view. On the main tourist route south of Auckland and just 4km off the highway makes Hillside Hotel an ideal last stop or first stop in New Zealand or a wonderful weekend escape for locals. Stunning location for Weddings, private functions and conferences.
Visit one of the most exclusive lodges in New Zealand! Experience fine dining, paired wines, open bar, and personalized hospitality customized to your individual desires, including select menus. This luxury boutique lodge offers 5-star accommodation in the exciting natural environment of Pelorus Sound. Play and experience hiking, fishing, kayaking, orienteering, boating, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities on the private 1100-acre reserve with its 4 miles of coastline. The tariff is all-inclusive. Amenities include Frette sheets, deluxe towels and robes, as well as in-room chocolates, port wine, and coffee service with baked delights. Getting to Homewood is part of the excitement: by water taxi, mail boat, float plane, or helicopter (which we're happy to help facilitate). Romance and adventure await!
The Hotel DeBrett experience is like no other in New Zealand. Located in the heart of Auckland's CBD, Hotel DeBrett links two unique precincts - High Street's hip fashion and Shortland Street's tailored commerce. Hotel DeBrett's iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room boutique hotel. Just a short walk from the restaurants and bars of Viaduct Harbour, the Sky Tower, and the Ferry Building, it is surrounded by art galleries, theatres and the Auckland Art Gallery and is within easy reach of the Auckland Museum and the shopping and restaurants of Parnell and Ponsonby. As owners we have tried to create a warm and welcoming environment with careful attention to detail and personal service. Hotel DeBrett is the winner of the NZ Institute’s Heritage and Conservation Architectural award.
Situated close to Cape Saunders, 30 minutes onto the Otago Peninsula, Kaimata Retreat offers an opportunity to experience a piece of New Zealand's paradise. Of post and beam construction using the golden hued macrocarpa timber from the property and finished with local volcanic stonework, Kaimata nestles comfortably into the gentle hillside. Furnished in understated contemporary stlye, the Retreat defers to the mesmerising water views of a tidal inlet. From Kaimata Retreat, experience the raw beauty of the renowned Otago Peninsula. The Retreat offers exceptional accommodation together with a sweeping outlook over the ever-changing waterscape of Papanui Inlet. Escape to Kaimata Retreat‘s natural surrounds, bespoke macrocarpa timbers and understated décor, relax and absorb the magic of your tranquil surroundings, take pleasure in returning to select accommodation after a day exploring the Otago Peninsula’s coastal landscape and highly respected wildlife. Experience Kiwi hospitality and New Zealand culture at it's best with Kaimata Retreat.
There is a time in our lives when we are able to make choices. To experience for ourselves a place that is not bound by limitation, but is a reflection of who we are, and the life we have created. To find such a place - somewhere that meets our expectations - where better to stay a while... Kapitea Ridge is an intimate and stylish, luxury boutique hotel on the rugged West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The lodge is located between Hokitika and Greymouth, and lies amongst 22 hectares of prime coastal land with panoramic views over the wild beaches and indigenous rainforest. The unique design and the special location offer tranquil relaxation amidst nature. Accommodation is stylish and private, with attention to comfort and detail. In the evening lodge guests have the option of enjoying fine food and wine in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. Kapitea Ridge was named one of the Top Ten Properties of Distinction Award winners for 2005 by New Zealand Travel Inc.
Kauawhi Lodge is a luxurious three bedroom executive home located on the shores of Lake Taupo, at Acacia Bay. This well-appointed and welcoming executive home won first place in category 6 of the Registered Master Builders' Federation House of the Year competition in 1999, and makes for the ultimate retreat. The large split-level home is on a gorgeous water-front property with direct access to a secluded beach on Lake Taupo. Folding sliding doors on the lake-front side of the house ensure a seamless transition from in to outside during the summer months. The meticulously manicured and tranquil gardens feature two ornamental pools, an outdoor fireplace, and a large gas BBQ. Underfloor heating warms the house in Winter months.
Koura Lodge, Lake Rotorua's most unique luxury lake-edge accommodation. Situated on the tip of Kawaha Point, a private, peaceful location, just five minutes drive from Rotorua City Centre. Our unique lakefront retreat nestles in an established garden setting with panoramic views over Lake Rotorua to Mokoia Island, Mt Tarawera and beyond. Sheltered from the prevailing winds, and away from traffic noise and sulphur fumes, Koura Lodge makes for a stress free, relaxing holiday. The Lodge offers a variety of luxury accommodation, with all 10 rooms featuring magnificent lake views and private ensuites. A private jetty, lakeside spa/sauna and tennis court are just a few of the on-site facilities you can enjoy at Koura Lodge.
Do you need a break with an outstanding view, peace and privacy? Then Lake Pukaki Lodge is definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Hidden in a wilderness of wilding pines, Lake Pukaki Lodge is an exclusive log house with great views of New Zealand's highest peak, Mt. Cook and beautiful Lake Pukaki. It is situated 600 metres above sea level with 1 kilometre of lake frontage giving views from most rooms in the Lodge. Privacy is no problem because there is a 1.4 kilometre drive through the property from the Mt. Cook Highway. This is an exclusive property catering for the discerning traveller. Lake Pukaki Lodge is unserviced, but fully furnished with linen supplied. the Lodge has 3 bedrooms containing a king bed in the two front rooms and a queen and double bed in the 3rd. Rates begin at $1250.00 per couple per night (plus cleaning). We do require a minimum 2 night booking. The lodge is 30 minutes from Lake Tekapo and 10 minutes from the township of Twizel, the hydro lakes and salmon farms. Local activities include salmon fishing, boating, horse-riding, skiing, mountains, trail walking, hot pools, ice skating and bike track along Lake Pukaki to Twizel township. The local airport offers helicopter flights to Mt Cook and Tasman Glacier and scenic bi-plane flights.
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When you choose New Zealand as a destination, you are choosing one of the world’s special places. Narrow that choice to New Zealand’s South Island, Nelson Lakes National Park and world-renowned, luxury Lake Rotoroa Lodge and a memorable experience awaits you. Surrounded by the finest brown trout fly fishing, Lake Rotoroa Lodge sits in the midst of what might truly be described as one of the ultimate locations, whatever your objectives and desires might be: golden beaches to snow-capped mountains, wilderness to bustling cafés, or heart-stopping adventure to heart-resting relaxation. There are few places in the world where all of this and more can be enjoyed within little more than an hour’s radius, a very special lodge in a very, very special place...
This award-winning bed and breakfast lodge offers 5 star luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, with dinner by arrangement. Lake Taupo Lodge is a designer’s delight, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, and is set within magnificent landscaped gardens overlooking beautiful Lake Taupo and the central North Island mountains. The focus is on gracious living and the six guest suites are luxurious examples of world class accommodation. Lake Taupo Lodge prides itself in the care and attention that we offer our guests. From the moment you arrive you can relax and let us look after you in style and comfort. This is a large (10,000 sq.ft) multi-faceted property with each room having its own lounge area as well as the large main lounge and dining areas. Relax, unwind and soak up the atmosphere in this lakeside retreat in the volcanic and fly fishing heartland of New Zealand
Lake Timara Lodge, New Zealand owned and operated, is one of the country’s most luxurious and private lodges. Situated in the province of Marlborough, well known around the world for its wines and gourmet foods. Lake Timara Lodge promises a haven of peace, quiet and relaxation.
Timara Lodge is set amongst 600 acres of land, including 25 acres of one of New Zealand's most beautiful English style gardens and a five-acre, man-made lake. Adjoining the gardens is the 350-acre Spy Valley vineyard and winery. Lake Timara Lodge's accommodation facilities ensure your stay is private, comfortable and peaceful. With a warm, unobtrusive welcome, delightful company and culinary delights. Lake Timara Lodge is truly a 'slice of paradise' in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Langs Cove Villa is a modern and luxurious architecturally designed beach house overlooking Langs Beach and Bream Bay, just a 100m walk to the sand, surf, fishing and bush walks. The 3 bedroom house has been designed for passive solar heating and features a state of the art kitchen, 4 bathrooms and a spacious lounge and deck area overlooking the nearby coast, and out to Bream Head. The house is provided with full laundry facilities, deck furniture and a gas BBQ, stereo audiovisual equipment, SKY TV, cell phone coverage and broadband WiFi throughout. The section is an easy grass slope at the end of a cul de sac and is very safe, with no roads to cross to get to the beach. There a many bush walking tracks in close proximity and for the more adventurous an amazing low tide walk to Andersons Cove along the shores of Bream Tail. The far end of Langs beach has a headland with a grassy reserve above that boasts fantastic views of the Bream Bay area including the Hen & Chicken islands. There is a shop at the nearby Waipu Cove and an amazing licensed fish restaurant only a short 4 km from the Villa. Otherwise you have the organic markets in Mangawhai on a Saturday and the historical town of Waipu both just 10km in either direction. Fishing is popular off the rocks on either side of Langs Beach and even off the surf beach itself, and there are crayfish in the bay and many great fishing spots around the area. The sun hits the house early in the morning and we have magnificent sunsets to the west. This property is easy beach luxury at its finest.
Set a short distance from Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands and voted one of the Top Ten Luxury Lodges in New Zealand, Magic Cottages at Takou River is a secluded and beautiful riverside retreat set on the banks of the picturesque Takou River. Choose from the Magic Cottage, a cosy solar powered studio perched on the river bank the perfect romantic retreat complete with luxurious al fresco claw foot bath overlooking the river. The Summer and River Cottages which are more spacious 2-bedroom cottages built with environmental sensitivity and set in beautiful gardens and only a minutes walk from the riverbank. Or choose to stay in the Lodge which is beautifully appointed, light and spacious, with wonderful indoor-outdoor living and uninterrupted views to the river from every room.
Luxury accommodation with a difference, in a unique natural environment... Waihi's Manawa Ridge Luxury Eco Lodge is an artistic balance of environmentally friendly materials - recycled beams, mud brick and straw bale walls. The luxury eco retreat resembles a hilltop fortress, ready for you to escape to, and relax and rejuvenate in. Manawa Ridge offers luxury accommodation at the southern base of the Coromandel Peninsula near Waihi, the lodge has spectacular 360 degree views over Waihi Beach, the Pacific Ocean & Coromandel coast.
A special feature of the lodge is the offer with each of our 3 luxury suites, of ultimate relaxation in a purpose-built pebbled skin spa bath in your own private garden, overlooking the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, Pacific Ocean and nearby Islands.
Discover the magic of Matuka Lodge, situated in a tranquil rural setting 3.5km from the tourist town of Twizel, gateway to Mt Cook National Park, and halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Our spacious well-appointed rooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom, all have wonderful views across the adjoining trout pond to the Southern Alps and the wider Mackenzie Country - we are right next door to some of the 'Middle Earth' scenery filmed for Lord Of The Rings! Our tariff includes a delicious full breakfast, and if you have any particular food requests we will do our very best to provide these. The Lodge provides complete privacy as the owners live next door and guests have free use of the elegantly furnished lounge, north-facing deck with stunning mountain views, and separate library & TV den. Complimentary tea and coffee are available throughout the day. There is ample parking, and free Wi-Fi available throughout the Lodge.
On arrival we'll greet you with an aperitif and show you to your room, and then, you may just sit back and relax, or if you like we can arrange for you to enjoy the many great activities available in the area. One of the 'highlights' is the very low light level at night time in this area, which allow you to see the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve without the interruption of street lights.
Montrose Country Estate is Waitomo's hidden gem, offering a five star farm holiday stay in a stunning setting, close to all the central North Island's major attractions - and a stone's throw from the action of Waitomo Caves. Choose from the Montrose Manor, a modern, elegant and luxurious lodge built to capitalise on the stunning views across rolling green hills, or the cosy Montrose Garden Cottage. Challenge your travel partner to a game of tennis on our all-grass court, explore the lush gardens or find a quiet spot to read a book in the sun. In the warmer months you can enjoy a refreshing swim in our pool, or when it's cooler pop into the relaxing hot spa with a glass of wine. A stay at Montrose Country Estate will lift your spirits and create lifelong memories. On arrival you are welcome to join us in the manor for a relaxed chat over seasonal fare, pastries, and local fine cheeses. As a guest of Montrose, you will receive complimentary home baking and a full cooked English breakfast included with a selection of freshly brewed coffee, tea and freshly squeezed juices. Cooked lunches and dinners are also available (at an additional cost) by prior arrangement. Montrose Manor sleeps a maximum of 8 people, with space for an extra 7 people in the Cottage and Loft
Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers unique accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens, waterfalls and reflective pools. Two very private suites feature luxury beds, in-house movies, an exclusive guest lounge and access to the heated pool. The separate 'Summer Cottage’ offers privacy in a far corner of our sub-tropical gardens. Moon Gate Villa is a hidden treasure, just 2 minutes from Kerikeri village. Nearby is the Kerikeri basin, cradle of modern NZ and steeped in Maori and European history. Take a night walk through Puketi forest, and listen to kiwi calls. Swim with dolphins in the tranquil Bay of Islands. Tours to Cape Reinga will collect you from the front entrance! Lionel, your host is native Maori, and would be delighted in assisting you discover Maori culture. The Villa is only 15 minutes to the waterside attractions of Paihia and Russell, and within a half hours’ drive to Northland’s famous beaches, diving and surf coast; and 6 excellent golf courses, including the world famous ‘Kauri Cliffs’. Moon Gate Villa makes an ideal central base for touring the natural, historic and cultural sights of the Bay of Islands and Far North New Zealand.
Welcome to Moorfields Estate, a unique 5 acre property boasting two luxury boutique suites set in park like grounds near Auckland, the 'City of Sails'. Enjoy the comfort of superior accommodation in a stunning country setting conveniently situated only 15 minutes from Auckland Internatoinal Airport and 25 minutes from the central city. In addition to the picturesque grounds, Moorfields has a purpose built gallery displaying a private memorabilia collection and a full-size tennis court. Enjoy a full continental breakfast in the comfort of your suite, take a stroll through the trees to a small grove of native bush, play tennis, be taken back in time with the memorabilia collection, relax with a book under a tree or sit and watch the alpacas grazing in the surrounding paddocks. Venture out and discover what our surrounding area has to offer - golf courses, beaches, recreational parks, restaurants and cafes, shopping centres and the beautiful countryside in nearby Clevedon. No matter how you wish to spend your time at Moorfields Estate, we will provide you with as much privacy as you desire and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which to unwind and enjoy this beautiful rural setting.
Otama Beach Hideaway in a unique exclusive area – with a luxurious ocean view studio apartment complete with kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, large private deck, & BBQ. Enjoy the stunning views that overlook the bush out to the beautiful white sand beaches and pristine native dunes of Otama Beach. The bush settings add to the uniqueness of this location. Walking to the beach enhances this romantic accommodation.
Welcome to Owen River Lodge, New Zealand’s only 5 star rated specialist fly fishing lodge. Enjoy the stylish accommodations, stunning food, superb service and outstanding fishing that we offer. The lodge is located right on the Owen River, near Murchison in the Nelson lakes district of the South Island. The views from the Lodge and cottages are breath taking, with sensational views of the Owen River, Mount Owen & Kahurangi national park. The lodge is situated on 16 acres of gardens and farmland, with almost 1 kilometre of absolute river frontage to the Owen River. Immerse yourself in the luxurious, warm and inviting ambiance, forget about the outside world; come and soak up the stylish, cool, understated environment of Owen River Lodge.
Luxurious accommodation on a boutique private vineyard overlooking beautiful Owhanake Bay. Peaceful grounds include an olive grove, large private berry garden, orchard and flower gardens. Enjoy the swimming pool, relax in the hot tub or watch the sunset on your own private deck. Offering popular packages including wine discovery, retreat and romance options. It is an easy walk to Owhanake Bay or Oneroa Village, and just two minutes drive from Matiatia ferry terminal. Breakfast, wireless internet, award winning Owhanake Bay Estate wine, and transfers between the ferry terminal and the Estate are complimentary. Special long-stay packages are available
A landscape of indigenous forest stretching from the Southern Alps to the Tasman Sea is where you will find this ecological haven. Spacious lounges, library and decks offer peace, while fine dining and wildlife discovery combine in one special location. Relax and observe nature from every room, enjoy the lodge artistry and gardens, take a guided tour walking or by canoe, or explore miles of remote sandy beach at leisure. Three guest suites, all contemporary designed with quality fittings and spacious ensuite bathrooms, ensures your privacy and comfort. Situated 35km south of Hokitika towards Franz Josef Glacier we are 3 hours drive from Christchurch airport and located between West Coast's best-known scenic attractions, Franz Josef Glacier, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks, Okarito Kiwi and Whataroa White Heron sanctuaries.
Rotorua. A region of beautiful lakes, forests and rivers renowned as the Maori cultural centre and for its geothermal activity. Peppers On the Point is steeped in the traditions and heritage of a fine gracious home surrounded by antiques and quality furnishings and the quintessential service that provides the best without intruding on your pleasure and relaxation. Nine luxuriously appointed suites, spacious with huge bathrooms and five star amenities. Each suite has private dining facilities.
Welcome to the Pounamu Apartments Queenstown! Pounamu Apartments offers accommodation that is located on the main entrance in Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of the world. Our Self Contained and Serviced Apartments in Queenstown come fully equipped with all the modern facilities to make your stay comfortable and relaxed. "The lake & mountain views just take your breath away and make you appreciate that you wouldn't want to be any where else in world."
Enjoy the best accommodation Kerikeri has to offer. Set amongst 30 acres of native bush and lush northland pasture, Puketotara Lodge's choice of 4 modern suites and a private cottage perfectly blends luxury Bay of Islands Bed and Breakfast accommodation with good old-fashioned New Zealand hospitality. Just 5 minutes from Kerikeri, it’s easy to visit a host of local tourist attractions like the Stone Store Basin, the historic Pear Tree Restaurant and Blacksmith's Shop, Marsden Estate Winery, Ake Ake Vineyard and your choice of superb golf courses. And for those wanting a peaceful haven, you never need leave the property. Listen to the bird song as you stroll in the beautiful orchard, vineyard or olive grove, wander through stunning native bush or visit one of the three waterfalls on our property. You can picnic on the bank of the Puketotara River that wends its way along the boundary of the grounds, take a dip, or try your hand at fly fishing. And for those wanting a bit of physical activity the air strip doubles nicely as a golf driving range!
The purpose built suites each have their own access, ensuring total privacy. The recently refurbished rooms are designed to make you feel a little bit spoiled. All suites have air conditioning, a separate toilet and an ensuite bathroom supplied with Linden Leaves skin-care products, and the King rooms have double spa baths for that extra touch of luxury.
Described as a ‘luxurious resort’ by a recent visitor and ‘heaven on earth’ by another guest, properties don’t come much better than this…
As for location, prepare to be truly mesmerised by the views, not only from the property itself, but also from the approach. Perched on the cliff top with a sprawling grass lawn before you, surrounded by around thirty Kauri trees, the views over Kawau Bay are unequalled. Feel like a swim? Your very own fine sandy beach awaits just a 30 second stroll through a wide private bush walkway. Very safe, the often deserted beach is perfect for kids and adults alike. Offering a safe short stroll in one direction to the Kawau ferry at Sandspit and its café & restaurant (where “the wine meets the water!”), the only one in the district where you are seated on top of the water, and once around the headland in the other direction, enjoy a long hours walk along a pristine sand beach. Why not stop off at the local pub for a drink or lunch before you return?
The property is very private and the tropical poolside courtyard cannot be overlooked. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, there is no road noise whatsoever. The property has been furnished to deliver a “tropical / island” feel with specially imported palm wood furniture from Fiji.
Situated at the top of Queenstown Hill, the impressive and unobstructed view from Queenscliff is never-ending; taking in the stunning colours of Lake Wakatipu and the commanding outline of Cecil and Walter Peaks and the Remarkables mountain range. This centrally located, 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home boasts a sophisticated and spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area which opens onto a large deck with BBQ. Or relax in the bubbling outdoor spa pool with a glass of local wine while immersed in the panoramic views. Only a 10 min walk down Queenstown Hill to the centre of Queenstown. Queenscliff is whatever you need it to be – family central, entertainers dream or private & peaceful retreat. Make it your home on your next visit to Queenstown.
A true luxury boutique hotel, Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel is New Zealand owned and operated and stands alone as one of Queenstown’s luxury boutique hotels. Qualmark rated 5 Star Boutique & Lodge, Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel is a multi award-winning hotel and holds the Enviro Silver Logo. Be awed and inspired by expansive mountain views, luxuriate in the quality, and appreciate the stylish design and sophisticated service of this urban boutique hotel. Revel in the personal attention and local knowledge provided by your hosts. Centrally located, yet surrounded by parklands, this 19 room architecturally-designed hotel compliments Queenstown’s majestic mountain backdrop to perfection. Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel opened its doors in December 2007, since that time it has built itself a reputation as being the boutique luxury hotel of choice when planning to stay in Queenstown. It offers a modern and romantic escape for the style-conscious traveller seeking impeccable service.
This idyllic, luxury lodge set atop Mt Rataroa, in 35 acres of landscaped and native bush, with stunning views of the Coromandel Peninsula and the Pacific Ocean, all just less than an hours drive from Auckland. Rata Lodge offers a choice from three luxury suites, each suite is beautifully designed and appointed to complement the natural setting, offering you privacy, and leaving you free to unwind in our peaceful surroundings. Your stay with us will be one of relaxation, peace and rejuvenation.
Whether you are in Queenstown on holiday, or travelling on a business trip, Relax It’s Done can cater to your every need. With a boutique portfolio of luxury holiday homes, all of our properties are beautifully furnished and well appointed with stunning views, and contain every last item to give you and your family or friends the ultimate in comfort and luxury.
Our private residences are your perfect holiday home and offer:
- Uninterrupted views of the lake and mountains
- Close to town
- Ideal for any size groups: 2 – 5 bedrooms and close together if you have a much larger group
- Modern and spacious open plan living areas with a fully equipped kitchen
- Large decks perfect for entertaining, many with hooded BBQs
- Comprehensive entertainment systems ideal for your relaxation
- Within an easy drive of the ski fields
- Complimentary wireless internet and local calls
- Soft 100% cotton linen, luxury toiletries and kitchen basics
- Some homes have extras such as outdoor spa pools, second living rooms, saunas etc
Nestled in native bush with commanding views across Lake Wanaka to the mountains of Mount Aspiring National Park, Release is an architecturally designed luxury retreat available year round.
The retreat accommodates six adults comfortably and provides a perfect venue for individuals, families, friends or corporate groups. Exclusive use of the retreat includes the full concierge service to arrange Release adventures, a private chef, local world-class food and wine or any other detail that completes the ultimate retreat experience.
Everything about Release is inherently New Zealand from the building itself, bespoke furniture and objetsd'art, even the carpets are made in New Zealand from local merino wool. The elegant accommodation is finished to the highest level and is a testament to the values of sustainable architecture with a number of eco-friendly features.
Ridge House offers luxury hosted accommodation, overlooking dramatic Poverty Bay, and only minutes to beautiful Wainui Beach. The architect-designed Ridge House maximizes the 360 degree views and all day sun, with views across the bay, to Young Nick’s Head, Mahia Peninsula in the South, and rolling hills to the North. Set on a ridge with 2.4 hectares of native gardens and grounds, including an olive grove, Ridge House offers a romantic and private retreat to escape the world, enjoy the peace and tranquility, relax by the pool, or just Indulge yourself…. Sit and rest awhile and take in the expansive views or explore the region. Ridge House is approximately 6 km north of Gisborne City, and 2 km from beautiful Wainui Beach. Follow the signs to Ridge House from the main road – SH 35/Wheatstone Road. It is less than an hour's flying time from Auckland and Wellington.
Imagine a place so pristine, beautiful and peaceful that you will be immediately struck by the absolute silence and the sheer majesty of your surroundings. A land that time has forgotten, where you can truly relax and take in the splendour of native New Zealand bush, snow clad mountains and the Hokitika River running through fertile farmlands. Rimu Lodge is this place. We searched far and wide to find the perfect spot for our lodge and are looking forward to sharing our special place with you. You will also get to meet our English springer spaniel, Disa, who is a special part of our family. As the perfect retreat, you will be able to take time out and go at your own pace, surrounded by warmth, beauty and in winter the ambience of a roaring open fire.
One of the best kept secrets in the central North Island, nestled in an idyllic and peaceful garden environment just a stone’s throw away from the Tongariro River, this luxury lodge is in harmony with its stunning natural surrounds. River Birches is in the heart of an area that’s world renowned for its fly fishing and hiking in the World Heritage Tongariro National Park; home to the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing, as well as skiing in winter. The lodge provides genuine quality and that attention to detail and service we all desire when getting away from it all.
Riverrun Lodge is set high on an escarpment with spectacular mountain views and is surrounded by 500 acres of beautiful riverside property, with walks and bike trails. Lodge living areas are simple but elegantly designed and the architecture makes extensive use of reclaimed materials: centuries old Kauri, massive bridge and railway beams, polished hardwood floors and handcrafted ironwork. There are two lounges, each with a log fireplace, a separate dining area, and deep wrap-around verandahs offer extensive areas for relaxation and retreat. Guest rooms are all ensuite with uninterrupted views and furnished with your comfort in mind. Breakfasts are delicious, and the lodge kitchen specialises in serving fresh, locally produced cuisine. Dinner is optional and served by the in-house chef Monday-Friday. Advance bookings are highly recommended. A private outdoor spa provides equally magnificent views across the valley to the Southern Alps. Riverrun is widely regarded as one of Wanaka's best lodges.
Rototaha Lodge is a very private luxury lakeside residence with views over Lake Ohakuri. This is a nature lover's paradise with access to beautiful walks, boating and wildlife watching. Immerse yourself in country life, eat the fruit straight off the trees and vegetables from the garden and if desired, enjoy cheese making with your hosts. Architecturally designed Rototaha Lodge is only 30minutes from the thermal tourist town of Rotorua in New Zealand's North Island and has been built specifically to cater for guests who enjoy privacy and natural beauty. Although not close enough to see or hear them, your hosts Hugh and Mandy Collins can arrange everything you might require from a three course meal or a picnic on the lake to fly-fishing and scenic helicopter flights. Ask Mandy to prepare your meals for you using produce organically grown in her own extensive gardens, or sourced from local farmers and growers, or head out into the gardens to pick your own herbs and vegetables to cook your own meal in the lodge's fully equipped kitchen.
Whatever your choice, Rototaha Lodge has been created with the hope of offering it's guests perfect relaxation and natural beauty.
Sanctuary Palms, luxury accommodation that has panoramic views over the Bay of Islands and is only five minutes walk from Paihia beach and township.
Sheltered from the noise of tourist hustle and bustle, laden with personal touches and attentive New Zealand hosts, Sanctuary Palms offers a stylish and tranquil retreat that feels like a home away from home and features four beautifully designed apartments each with their own individual character. Sanctuary Palms is not just a luxury apartment but much much more, offering you a selection of packages to tempt and satisfy all your senses, try a Pamper package, Eco deluxe package and/or a Golf deluxe package. Indulge, relax and explore the Bay of Islands with Sanctuary Palms.
Nestled on a hill in secluded Rings Beach, Coromandel, is a private sanctuary and the perfect location for a weekend getaway or a romantic honeymoon vacation. Surrounded and protected by the native bush, this gem overlooks one of the country’s best uncrowded white sand beaches which is unknown to most—making it one of the best kept secrets. As you look out across the Pacific Ocean, you get a bird’s eye view to the beautiful and majestic Great Mercury Island, in the morning all you wake up to is the sound of the bell bird and the waves. A magical retreat designed to take you away from everything stressful so you can relax and enjoy one of the top views in the country… nature’s beautiful display of wonders… and an unforgettable atmosphere reserved just for you…
At the foothills of the Southern Alps, on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island lies a magical destination famous for its ‘healing’ waters and thermal pools. Where the air is crisp and fresh, in its elevated position 380 metres above sea level, Hanmer Springs is home to the beautiful Select Braemar Lodge & Spa. Offering unparalleled levels of service, comfort and style, the main lodge features three conference rooms, lounge bar and the Alpine View restaurant, as well as a day spa with an exciting range of treatments for body and soul .
Solitaire Lodge, one of New Zealand’s premier luxury lodges, enjoys breathtaking views over Lake Tarawera with a lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop. From the moment you enter below the lodge’s vintage beams, the shade sails beckon you through and your adventure begins. The main lounge yields a spectacular vista due to the lodge’s extraordinary location. Nearby, our fine dining restaurant is available for your patronage. Easy lake access allows the exploration of surrounding waters directly from Solitaire’s private grounds and jetty.
Rotorua is located in the heart of the Central Volcanic Plateau and uniquely built on top of an active geo thermal field. It is also the cultural home of the indigenous Maori people. Twelve major lakes surround the city, with the historic Lake Tarawera lapping at the base of the now dormant volcano, Mount Tarawera. In this region you can view twenty-meter high geyser eruptions, vividly coloured lakes, hot springs and boiling mud pools as well as experience the Maori customs and cultural displays. Rotorua is a major visitor destination and offers many natural as well as adrenalin adventures to enjoy. A visit to Rotorua helps link the country, its history, natural wonders and people. We offer a Full Board tariff, which includes accommodation, complimentary mini bar (alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages & snacks), pre dinner drinks & canapés, five course dinner, full country breakfast and light lunch. Rate also includes use of the lodge’s kayaks, motorized dinghies and trout fishing gear.
Imagine relaxing in your own outdoor spa pool/jacuzzi whist enjoying a glass of local wine and admiring the stunning views on offer. Spaview is the perfect place to stay while in Queenstown. Brand new, spacious and beautifully furnished - you are sure to love every minute. Spaview provides accommodation for up to 9 people. Our aim is to provide you with those little extras that go a long way to ensure you have a truely memorable experience and find it hard to leave. We will meet you at Spaview on your arrival to show you around. Spaview is fully serviced and we can also arrange anything else for you, from having your groceries stocked, to babysitters through to arranging your own personal chef for the evening. Features of Spaview include an eight person luxury spa pool nestled into the mountainside, 2 lounge areas, free Wireless Broadband Internet access, fabulous indoor and outdoor living and floor to ceiling feature windows to capture the stunning views. Please visit our website www.spaview.co.nz to view a 3 minute video presentation.
Experience the sanctuary of over 740 acres of golden sands, surf and native forests. This secluded ecological retreat, rich in wetlands, estuary, Maori archaeological sites (and its very own mountain), is a world apart. A world dedicated to sustainability, conservation and restoration of ecosystems. Wake up in a land of endless horizons, to a chorus of birds and the crashing of waves from one of our luxurious bungalows. With a wide range of activities on offer or alternatively lie back and enjoy the sound and sense of nature. Either self catered or catered to - surface to another world, where past, present and future are treasured - Barefoot luxury.
TATLER’s prestigious Travel Guide UK awarded Takatu Lodge among their ‘101 Best Hotels of the World’ & ‘Top 12 Finders Keepers’. This architectural, contemporary luxurious lodge & vineyard is set on 15 acres in the heart of the Matakana - a premium wine growing & famed farmers' market centre. The Lodge is a 5-10 minute drive from some of NZ’s most magnificent beaches, and there are cycle/walkways to the charming Matakana village & Omaha beach at your door. Whole walls of glass optimise stunning views of the surrounding vineyard, mountain range and Pacific Ocean. Attention to detail and individual needs are anticipated for guests to unwind in a peaceful secluded retreat set among the vines. High vaulted timber ceilings, open log fires inside and out, a cosy library and outside landscaped rooms are a few of the many design features. This is a unique experience and opportunity to stay on a working vineyard, where guests may enjoy exceptional hospitality, and a love of excellent food & fine wine. We are a 50 minute drive from Auckland.
Tauhara Sunrise offers luxury accommodation in one two-person cottage and two suites, all with fabulous views over Lake Taupo, and the mountains beyond. The lodge is located near the shore of Acacia Bay, and is surrounded by extensive gardens. The lodge includes a book and music library, lounge/reading room, hot tub, indoor/outdoor bar and wine cellar, and large patio with expansive views. Free Wifi is available throughout. The tariff includes a full cooked breakfast and a gourmet range of pre-dinner appetizers plus drinks, and for an extra charge and by prior arrangement, dinner served with fine New Zealand wines is available. We also provide free shuttle delivery to local restaurants. On-site massage from an expert massage therapist and guided hikes are also available from your hosts. Nearby Taupo town is modern and thriving, with a great range of eateries and shopping, and Lake Taupo and the surrounding wilderness and thermal areas make a perfect outdoor playground for fishermen, hikers and adventurers in general.
With such beautiful surroundings it almost seems a shame to fall asleep. Te Waonui Forest Retreat offers guests the ultimate combination of luxury escape and environmental awareness. Great care has been taken to ensure this exceptional Retreat steps lightly upon the earth, and discerning travellers will appreciate the attentive personal service throughout their stay. Te Waonui Forest Retreat is the only luxury property of its kind in the area. The retreat is nestled in the lush bush with views of the natural environment at almost every turn.
Located in Franz Josef, the Retreat offers easy access to the many natural wonders of the South West World Heritage Area. Mountains, glaciers, rivers, lakes, coastline, and native flora and fauna all lie in wait
at the doorstep for visitors to admire
The Beach House is situated on the Rawhiti Peninsular and has spectacular views of Hauai & Oke Bays. Built to maximise the stunning views and sunshine, the Beach House is an entertainers delight. The central core to this majestic holiday home is the very large open plan living area that opens on to expansive decks on both sides of the house, which means that dining can be enjoyed inside or outside depending on the occasion. An outdoor log fire is great for creating the right atmosphere and providing warmth as the evening evolves… On the top level there are four oversized bedrooms with wardrobes and ensuites, with full wet wall walk-in showers, toilets and vanities and heated towel rails. The lower level has its own living area and large deck plus two generous bunk-rooms, each with one double and five single beds. There is a full bathroom with shower, bath, heated towel rails and toilet, plus an additional powder room. When built in 2009, the Beach House was a gold medal winner in the Master Builders “House of the Year” awards and graced the cover of their annual magazine.
The Beach House comes with its own mooring for easy access by boat and boat launching is easy. There are stunning walks that leave from right outside the back deck, including the world renowned Cape Brett Walkway.
Enjoy a holiday on absolute beach front at stunning Coopers Beach, either to relax or explore the Far North of New Zealand. When on your private deck at The Beach Lodge, you get the feel of total seclusion, yet it is close to the beautiful historic village of Mangonui with excellent restaurants, cafes and only 200m away from the local shops. The perfect place to rest whilst you experience the Wild West Coast and the fantastic Ninety Mile Beach, explore the desert-like sand dunes that rise to the sky and beyond, see nature like you've never seen it before...then relax at the Beach Lodge-Coopers Beach, one of New Zealand's most beautiful spots...
The Boatshed, Seaside Boutique Hotel offers unique and outstanding accommodation. Located above a sun-drenched bay on the island of Waiheke in Auckland’s spectacular Hauraki Gulf, this exclusive island-style hotel is just a short cruise from downtown Auckland. Five designer suites – each private with panoramic views. Luxurious and spacious with spaces to enjoy – including The Long Room, fireside retreat to gather around, and sheltered outdoor marquee pavilion – a place to laze. The Boatshed overlooks the seascape of Oneroa Bay and beyond to horizon of sky and sea. Waiheke Island is an eclectic mix of vineyards with the finest red wines, sophisticated and alfresco restaurants, holiday homes, artists studios & galleries and golden sand beaches for swimming and seaside adventures. Leisure guests, romantic weekends, family parties, small weddings and retreats – book one suite or the whole hotel - fulfil your dreams.......
Accommodation in the heart of Queenstown and yet private and exclusive, The Dairy is widely regarded as one of Queenstown’s top boutique hotels. Our refurbished rooms have the very best of décor and design, a delight to spend time in and relax after spending your day skiing our magnificent winter slopes or adventuring and having fun in this magnificent area. The Dairy was named as the top small/medium accommodation venue at the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards in both 2005 and 2007 - testament to all the hard work from our entire team, and very rewarding! Our ultimate aim is to provide our guests with the very best of personal service so that they leave Queenstown with big smiles! We are currently ranked the number 1 hotel in Queenstown on Tripadvisor, and have just been voted number 6 hotel in the South Pacific in the 2012 Trip advisors Travellers Choice Awards, in both catagories of 'Best Hotel' and 'Service'.
Located at Ruby Bay Heights 30 minutes drive from Nelson, The Foxes Luxury Bed & Breakfast offers a contemporary architectural design, light and spacious and appointed to the highest standard. The property has two luxuriously appointed spacious suites, each with their own entrance, private balcony and en-suite bathroom. The two suites reflect the overall style of the home. A private breakfast room opens onto a wide balcony offering intimacy and unique spectacular views over the rural landscape and Tasman Bay to Nelson and at night the lights of Nelson across the bay add extra sparkle to this magical setting. Enjoy a walk around the extensive, tranquil, landscaped two acre garden with exotic and native trees, shrubs, flowers, cacti and three linked ponds, all of this against the backdrop of sweeping rural and coastal views. The Foxes is the ideal peaceful base from which to explore the many activities offered in the Nelson Tasman region, from nearby Ruby Bay beach to day-trips to world class scenery and walks at Golden Bay and in the Abel Tasman National Park. Only a five minute drive from The Foxes is the village of Mapua with its popular wharf area providing several restaurants, cafes, a boutique brewery, and craft shops for your enjoyment. The Mapua ferry can transport you to Rabbit Island for a day at the beach and a cycle around the island. Take a tour of the region's many fine vineyards or connect with our local arts and crafts identities. Fly the bays in a helicopter, fish the rivers for trout, cycle our bicycle trail, or play a round of golf. Whatever your passion you can find it here. Your hosts, Margaret and Derek, are returned expatriate Kiwis who have travelled and worked extensively overseas and offer you a warm, personal, Kiwi welcome and experience.
Tikana spreads over 100 acres covering a fertile valley complete with stream through the middle, up to rolling hills at the top of the farm. You are welcome to walk down the farm, see our farm stock and get some light exercise. The panoramic views from the top of the farm over the Southland Plains to Stewart Island or back over the Hokonui Hills are magnificent. Tikana is home to an elite Wapiti deer stud – share our appreciation of these magnificent animals. You can have a complimentary 4WD tour to give you a more in-depth understanding of farming these wonderful creatures.
Welcome to The Manse, a 5-star luxury boutique lodge in Hawkes Bay. A peaceful retreat offering luxury accommodation only 15 minutes' drive from Havelock North and Hastings, and bordering the renowned Gimblett Gravels and Ngatarawa wine regions, you can be assured that we provide superb hospitality. In addition to its intimate setting where your privacy is assured, we boast generous views and facilities that will allow you the room and freedom to unwind, take in the local attractions or just disappear for a few days by the pool. The Manse is one of the original Hawke’s Bay homes built on a hill for the local vicar in 1910 and subsequently moved to its present site, which enjoys dramatic views across the Ngaruro river and Heretaunga Plains. More recently, the home's facilities have been fully modernised to allow guests to do as little or much as they wish to. An exclusive country retreat where each guest's experience can be fully tailored to their specific requirements.
Voted one of the world's 25 best eco-lodges by National Geographic Traveler, The Resurgence wilderness lodge is set in 50 acres of tranquil bush with 5km of tracks. Surrounded by birds, this relaxed and friendly Lodge is a perfect base for exploring the Nelson region. Select Boutique Lodge Rooms or self-contained Bush Suites on a Dinner, B&B or self-contained basis. Dinner is a highlight with 4-course gourmet farm-to-table dining. The Resurgence is the closest 5-star lodge to the Abel Tasman National Park and also offers easy day trips to Golden Bay, Kahurangi National Park or Nelson art studios and wineries. Let your well-travelled hosts help you plan activities such as kayaking, hikes and birding trips to winery and art tours. This child-free, smoke free resort with pool, spa and massage therapies is accessible by road, 45 minutes from Nelson airport. Ideal for honeymoons and for active couples who enjoy good food and nature. Visit our website and BOOK ON-LINE.
Unique stand-alone suites in the bush, the Bush Suites are luxury re-defined. Perfect for honeymoons, with super-king bed, they have a clawfoot bath, large private deck with uninterrupted views, an outdoor BBQ, a lounge with fireplace and sheepskin rug, and a kitchen with Nespresso machine. The Resurgence is Nelson's wilderness lodge so you have access to 5km of walking tracks and lots of native birds, as well as 5 star facilities such as a pool, spa, gym, massage therapies and gourmet farm-to-table lodge dining. The Suites are serviced daily. Abel Tasman, Golden Bay, Kahurangi National Park and Nelson's art, wine and cycling trails are on your doorstep, so there is also plenty to door, for the active-minded.
Please see "The Resurgence Luxury Eco Lodge" main listing (under the 'Lodge/Resort' category), for more details
Located just 30 minutes north of Auckland and set high on a ridge above the Historic Village of Puhoi with panoramas of native bush and sea this is one of Aucklands best kept secrets and just a short drive north of the city. The Ridge is perfect for a romantic escape, special occasion or a unique gift. Enjoy our relaxed and homely atmosphere, great food and that extra touch of personal magic. Whether you have a weekend or a week, we have so much to offer, stunning scenery, wineries, cafes, galleries, beaches, regional parks, golf courses, a unique village with a very special pub and much more await you in this part of the Matakana Coast. The Ridge is about having a memorable experience with great hosts in a special location, not just staying at another luxury lodge.
A stunning new villa designed by owners Mike and Caroline closely with local architects, though rebuilt in a modern style hints of the original 1880's home. With extensive balconies throughout the house you can sit back and enjoy magnificent Pacific Ocean views from the lounge, dining room, conservatory and even the main bedroom with its open style private bathroom on the top floor. The villa is luxuriously equipped for your ultimate stay in Napier. Take the time to go and explore the local vineyards tasting award winning wines and enjoy a leisurely long lunch. Take in the remarkable vista out to the Te Mata mountain range and Cape Kidnappers - one of the world's top ten golf courses - and home to the largest mainland colony of gannets in Australasia, Napier Town is only 5 minutes from "The Vewe". Mike and Caroline would like to invite you to share this special villa in the lovely piece of the world that is Napier.
Villa Retreat is the perfect getaway on Waiheke Island. Set on 18 acres, surrounded by 100’s of acres, you will feel away from it all. A stunning master bedroom with a beautiful Bali canapé, bay window looking out to vast views, an ensuite with changing room. Including the ‘summer house’, a romantic escape for a couple with Balinese interior design and private ensuite, and breathtaking views over looking vineyards.
Straight across from the beautiful Waihi surf beach, the Waihi Beach Resort comprises a 5 bedroom luxurious house featuring 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms, and on the same property, a 2 bedroom self-contained apartment. The property also features a large spa pool and by May 2014, a brand new 11 metre solar-heated swimming pool with electric pool cover. You have the choice: for those bigger bookings to rent one or both properties, or for smaller bookings, to rent either property. At the end of the driveway and from the top deck at the main house you can enjoy the picturesque views of the surf beach offering white sand, waves, surf casting and windsurfing. At the nearby Bowentown Boating & Sport Fishing Club you will find the local boat ramp. At night you can catch a free bus to the Boat Club or to the local pub restaurant or RSA club, and enjoy the nightlife Waihi Beach has to offer. Our resort is not only great for summer relaxation, but is great in the winter when you have just had enough of being stuck at home. Take a nice long walk down the sands of the beach on a cool winter's day and return to unwind and relax in the warm spa pool and solar heated pool.
Waipiata is a unique, luxury experience. Just 30 minutes north of Auckland and designed by internationally renowned architect Noel Lane, this lodge is resting on a rural headland, nestled in native trees at the waters’s edge. It is a secluded location to rest or to kayak, swim and hike and yet close to pristine beaches and cafes, vineyards, art galleries and sculpture parks. The lodge is stunning, wrapped around a swimming pool, all rooms featuring walls of glass with views to native forest, estuaries and harbour waters. The native forest has trees hundreds of years old and is a haven for numerous native birds. The lodge has featured in many magazines, including Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora, OnHoliday and NZ Home and books such as Architecture Inspired by New Zealand and Trends 25 Years. We are 4th generation New Zealanders who have travelled the world many times but have returned in recent years to the birthplace for one of us, a magic location where we have built Waipiata and want guests to have a wonderful, unforgettable stay.
For the discerning traveller to New Zealand, the unspoilt and often undiscovered west coast of Northland is a Must See and the historical 5 star Waipoua Lodge provides an excellent location from which to explore. Nearby in the Waipoua Forest are the oldest and tallest kauri trees in the world, or take a night walk in the kiwi inhabited Trounson Forest, swim in the crystal clear Kai Iwi lakes or visit the wild and rugged ocean beach. The main lodge is built of solid kauri and is 120 years old with the four luxury guest suites set in the old farm buildings. After a day of exploring, guests can relax in the beautiful garden, soak in the Jacuzzi or explore the lodge’s tranquil bush walk. The New Zealand hosts offer excellent a la carte dining and a selection of fine New Zealand wines. Situated on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway the lodge is an easy 3 hour drive from Auckland and 2 hours from the Bay of Islands.
Wairua is a purpose built lodge with separate accommodation, it sits on a sunny ridge in a bushclad valley 12 kms from Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula. We are centrally located on the Peninsula and well positioned for day trips to all the local highlights including Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, and The Lost Spring Thermal Day Spa etc. Or just come and relax, take a break, and experience "The Coromandel" at the lodge, immersed in native NZ rainforest. Begin the day, in your sunny patio, gazing across the valley into the Coromandel Mountains. Enjoy the morning sunlight glittering on the leaves, as the summer breeze and birdsong awaken the valley. In the evening, await the native owls arriving to feed, as the garden lights attract the puriri moth, then soak in our romantic Treetops Bath house, while gazing into the native bush, and if you are lucky a Morepork may settle on a nearby branch.
Waiwurrie is a luxury bed and breakfast in New Zealand, where you can enjoy all the comforts of staying in a luxury lodge - even your evening meals are provided. Waiwurrie is a Bed & Breakfast coastal farm property located at Mahinepua near the Kauri Cliffs golf course, Cavalli Islands and just north of the Bay of Islands. This spacious family home features elevated, panoramic sea views and enjoys the best of both worlds, with a private, safe swimming beach, set in rural farm land. The separate guest accommodation is attached to the house and includes private ensuite, and balcony. Experience New Zealand and the great Kiwi lifestyle while enjoying all the comforts of home.
Private Outdoor Spa.. 5 STAR Cottage - Simply Gorgeous! Ideal for couples, honeymoons and families and a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area. A stylish 2-bedroom self-contained cottage, surrounded by endless Southern Alps views and with a fully fenced, landscaped garden. Located on the edge of 20 acres of parkland just off the Cardrona Valley Road - only a 2-minute drive from the Lakefront and Town Centre amenities. The property is only 100m from Florences Cafe, and approximately 200m away are 2 superb evening dining restaurants.
Simply Gorgeous! Wanaka Holiday House is set in private landscaped gardens with magnificent mountain views of the South Islands snow-capped mountains and glaciers, a gorgeous place to stay for all seasons. Wanaka Holiday House is a luxury boutique, self contained home with all the touches and facilities you would expect including a lovely indoor/outdoor flow perfect for discerning families, larger groups or couples. If what you enjoy is time outdoors then Wanaka has more than enough to offer - 5 world class ski areas within 90 minute's drive, the spectacular Mount Aspiring National Park with its numerous tramping and alpine recreation options, boating and fishing for trout and salmon both in Lake Wanaka and the numerous large rivers in the region.
A lakefront super luxury mountain chalet, Wanaka Lakehouse was created over a 5 year period for your wellbeing, comfort & pleasure; to building biology principles. Wanaka Lakehouse in an all timber European chalet with massive beams & posts & hand carved furniture & joinery throughout. We have decorated the Lakehouse with classic & contemporary art, antique furniture, Persian rugs and leadlight glass windows & doors. We have built the Lakehouse under the biohouse/ecohouse system, an eco-house is a dwelling with minimal impact on the environment, a bio-house is mainly concerned with optimizing human health, Wanaka Lakehouse is both. Built all from untreated timber, floors, walls, ceilings, roof and joinery; the house is warm and it breathes! We used biological/eco oils and varnishes and much olive oil to preserve the timber and use biological/eco products routinely in the house; from cleaners to soaps to food. We use huge 20m² solar panel collectors for heating the pool/spas, and hot water throughout. ..."If you want something you may never have experienced before, come stay with us..." Michael & Eva.
Relax and revive in privacy on an extraordinary, beautiful coastal peninsular in luxury and style.The pure natural beauty and variety of scenery will leave you astounded. From tidal bores, to dramatic cliffs, huge sea caves, offshore rocks and secluded beaches, Westhaven Retreat shows the best of New Zealand nature and wildlife. The Lodge itself is described as an architectural delight and was hand built by it's owners. All rooms are perfectly appointed to enjoy the endless panoramic views over Whanganui Inlet. With the Westhaven Family as your hosts we offer intimate warm hospitality with our delicious cuisine. All your senses will be nurtured at Westhaven Retreat, ensuring that you have a truely memorable stay with us.
Bersantai Day Spa is set in tranquil, relaxing and intimate coastal surroundings on the cliff tops above Karioitahi Beach and Castaways Resort, just south of Auckland. Bersantai’s Indonesian influenced landscaping and decor instantly sets the mood for rejuvenation and relaxation. Whether you are a Castaways Resort guest or are visiting for the day, we invite you to experience Bersantai’s wonderful range of massages, facials, manicures and pedicures, including our signature hot stone massages. Maximise your indulgence with a soak in Bersantai’s Balinese outdoor stone baths before your treatment or choose one of our indulgent packages. Spa and Dine and Spa and Stay packages are also available. Bersantai Day Spa is ideal for day spa escapes, girlfriend catch ups, overnight getaways, sophisticated hen parties, as a gift or simply when you need to indulge and recharge. Hair and makeup services are also available. Bersantai Day Spa is proud to offer a luxurious product range including Comfortzone and Kio Kio..
Bush and Beach is Auckland’s best small group eco-tour and sightseeing company. We have been operating for 30 years and are the longest-running eco-tour company in New Zealand. We have won many awards including Best Small Tourism Company in New Zealand. We’ve also won the Tourism Award at the Waitakere Business Awards five times, after that we stepped aside and sponsored the award instead! We’re based in Auckland and have eleven scheduled day and half day tours departing every day (except Christmas Day). We explore the delights of Auckland with a unique tour of the city sights or you can see nature at its best on the doorstep of our city with tours to Auckland’s lush coastal rainforest, the black sand beaches of the rugged west coast, Coromandel Peninsula or Great Barrier Island. We can look after all your land-based tours in Auckland. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides are second to none and provide an interactive, unforgettable experience of spectacular natural worlds. When looking for things to do in Auckland, whether it is sightseeing or something more active check out Our Tours to see what’s on offer.
Our new tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set is a must for anyone who is a fan of The Lord of the Rings. Our Hobbiton Express Tour goes daily to the largest green movie set in the world.
If food and wine are your passion our Great Taste Tours can give your senses an exhilarating day out to Matakana or Kumeu.
An opportunity for an intimate, small & classy wedding with a special atmosphere. Colonial style Bushland Park Lodge is set in 5 acres of park-like garden and native bush at the base of the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. Our weddings are exclusive and memorable: Treat yourselves and your guests to an authentic New Zealand experience combined with European style and ambience: a beautifully romantic, private and secluded Lodge exclusively for your use on the most important day of your life - it's a truly unique experience.
Kiwi couple Don and Marilyn are very experienced seafarers having lived and worked on island farms in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf where all transport of people, farm supplies and livestock was by sea. They raised three sons in this unique environment and built their first yacht there, later enjoying family sailing holidays on New Zealand's east coast. The plan to build their own charter catamaran was interrupted by the opportunity to drive the camera boat for the live coverage TV of the 2000 and 2003 Louis Vuitton and America's Cup yacht racing, but eventually they completed their dream and the sailing catamaran, Cool Change is the result. Very innovative and built entirely by this couple to vigorous NZ Marine Survey standards, the gleaming blue green hulls of Cool Change stand out among her peers. Both Don and Marilyn are experienced skippers, they know New Zealand's cruising areas with the diverse marine life well and enjoy sharing their knowledge and 'special' places with others. Join them aboard Cool Change and share their Kiwi dream....Layback, Loosen up and Live !
Kia Ora & Welcome to Coromandel Helicopters. Design your own Helicopter adventure, choose from one of our personalised scenic flights, activity flights or heli sport adventures!! You will love the spectacular scenery whichever Helicopter flight you choose! Ring any time, see a dream come to life! Coromandel Helicopters offers an extensive range of professional helicopter services from scenic flights, tailored scenic tours, charters, heli biking, heli free diving, hunting and fishing safaris, through to long line lifting ops. We will be pleased to assist in the design of your tailored itinerary. We are the only helicopter company based north of Thames on the West Coast or anywhere on the Eastern Coromandel.
Welcome to Devine Rentals, New Zealand's luxury car rental company, serving New Zealand wide. Perhaps something luxurious for that weekend getaway, something executive for that important business meeting, your special wedding day, or a sporty convertible just for fun!? Whatever the reason, Devine Rentals is here to help with all your luxury car hire needs.
Our current range of vehicles include sedans such as the Audi A6 4.2 v8, Mercedes-Benz E500, Mercedes- Benz E240, Jaguar S-Type, or BMW 330i, and convertibles such as the Porsche Boxster, BMW Z4, BMW 330ci, Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompresser, Mercedes-Benz CLK500 or Mercedes-Benz CLK320. Let us know what you want to rent and we may add it to our fleet!
Devine Rentals services and supports four key regions in New Zealand:
• Auckland and Auckland Airport
• Wellington and Wellington Airport
• Christchurch and Christchurch Airport
• Queenstown and Queenstown Airport
Queenstown is an increasingly attractive conference destination. Direct international flights and charters are now easily available and Dinamics has proven that we can deliver conferences of the highest international standard in this spectacular resort. We take care of every detail - from accommodation, activities, workshops or dietary requirements to transport, equipment and partners/kids programmes. We have an outstanding track record in delivering successful large-scale conferences and operate to the same high standard throughout New Zealand. Advance planning, tight coordination and on-the-ground management of our excellent team of suppliers are an integral part of our success. Our suppliers of audio visual, sound and lighting equipment, marquees and transport are all professionals who invest in the best equipment to remain top in their field
With bases at Christchurch Airport, Greymouth and Nelson, Garden City Helicopters is widely respected as one of New Zealand's premier helicopter operators, servicing all aspects of tourism and charter flights, air ambulance and rescue operations and commercial flying services, as well as further expansion into fixed-wing aircraft charter operations. The company has been operating for over 30 years and has the highest platinum safety certificate, meaning over 25 years of incident free flying. Our pilots are some of the most experienced in New Zealand.
Green Realm Travel has been established to deliver the most essential and unforgettable New Zealand luxury national wide tours for the most discerning travelers. From the moment you step off the plane and into our waiting Limousine, extravagance and adventure await you hand in hand. The value-for-money inclusive nature of the Green Realm's luxury travel experiences creates an infusion of sumptuous award-winning food and wine, 5 star accommodation complemented with unique and interactive activities that appeal to every visitor. The emphasis on small group tours produces 'social independence' allowing travelers to enjoy the company of like-minded friends while still enjoying the space, freedom and peaceful nature of this incredible country.
Whether busy flying visitors to the region over mountain or breathtaking coastline, scouting a location for a new movie, or assisting with a construction project in a remote location…our philosophy is the same. Nelson Helicopters are: "Total Solution Providers". We combine rigorous attention to safety with the utmost in customer service and total flexibility. Every customer and every project is different and so is our response to your requirements. Regular services or a tailored solution? Just let us know what you'd like to do and how far you'd like to go? Nelson Helicopters is based in Nelson, central New Zealand, and is in an ideal location to cover the whole country. The team at Nelson Helicopters Ltd is proud to be Qualmark endorsed, as this shows our customers we have met the strict criteria required. This involved implementing an operational plan that ensures the safest possible operation over and above the standard legislative requirments. We appreciate the values of enviromental, customer and staff wellbeing and continue to strive to achieve a higher standard. Access Nelson Helicopters service 24 hours a day – 7 days a week, the doors never shut...
Please allow us to introduce ourselves we are New Zealand Private Luxury Ltd, New Zealand’s most Northern Destination Management Company offering Exclusive Concierge Services in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand.
We have specialized in tailor-making bespoke vacation and professional service requirements in and around the Bay of Islands and New Zealand for the discerning traveler since 2007. Proud to assist you with time saving personal concierge services, luxurious exclusive experiences, while carefully arranging that new vacation adventure in life. Discover the Worlds Best In Luxury Lifestyle... on our doorstep... New Zealand. Complete discretion and total professionalism are given synergies at all times as individuality requires total attention to each client’s unique inspirations and requirements. We consistently strive to exceed your expectations.
Take to the sky in style with New Zealand’s premier Helicopter Company. Based on Auckland’s North Shore, we offer a smorgasbord of flying experiences from corporate transport through to luxury dining, scenic tours and flying instruction. If you’re looking for a unique gift idea for an anniversary, birthday or special occasion, we can find the perfect solution that promises to provide the memory of a lifetime.
Pacific Eagle will redefine your luxury sailing experience. This 102 foot twin engine stowaway ketch is unparalleled for craftsmanship, attention to detail, handling and design. Expansive living and entertainment areas, beautifully appointed staterooms with ensuites, global telecommunications, five star catering and world class yachting knowledge are merely the beginning. Whether you charter for a day, a week or just an evening event, Pacific Eagle will provide incredible sailing, pleasurable cruising, and outstanding service.
From helping us with our marriage license to arranging the perfect fairy tale ceremony, complete with helicopter transfer to our honeymoon destination, everything went seamlessly. They exceeded all of our expectations!
We know that a holiday spent enjoying a special interest in a new country is an exciting and satisfying experience. It allows you to really taste the country, meet people with shared passions and spend time doing what you love. At Relax It’s Done we use our local knowledge and expertise to create vacations that provide the best New Zealand has to offer in your special area of interest. Free up your time to do the things you really enjoy doing and let Relax It's Done take care of all the chores. Have the ultimate Queenstown or Wanaka experience and ensure everyone goes home feeling like they've had a holiday. Make your holiday memorable with Relax It's Done; events and activities from surprise celebrations to flight-seeing tours are just a phone call away. We offer extensive and impartial advice on the best activities, restaurants and bars and can make all your bookings for you.
Are you looking for the ulitmate luxury tour, then look no further we specialize in quality motorbike rental, self-guided independent tours, luxury VIP escorted tours, and fully guided motorcycle tours of New Zealand. We operate from Christchurch in the South Island. Hire a bike from us and ride in style for a motorcycling vacation of a lifetime. We have a good range of Harley-Davidson, BMW and Honda motorbikes in our stable ready for you. We guarantee to show you the most spectacular sights and scenery that New Zealand has to offer, via some of the best motorcycling roads and shingle mountain tracks in the world. We cater for the individual, for small groups, and larger tours on request.
Touch of Spice offer exclusive and unique event solutions New Zealand wide. Touch of Spice Events are event creation, co-ordination and management specialists. The events and functions are exclusive, private and executed with style and flair. As professionals in event management we thrive on roles with diverse responsibilities. Securing incredible venues, locating unbeatable accommodation, organizing transport and negotiating event catering are just a few of the services we can provide. At Touch of Spice Events we recognise the importance of creating a hassle free event that allows you to spend time with, and lavish attention on, your guests. Let us focus on your special event planning so you can enjoy your function.
Touch of Spice Weddings - tailor made wedding services throughout New Zealand. We combine our knowledge, experience and creative flair with flawless service and complete discretion to ensure your wedding day is perfect in every way. Our range of wedding services includes: full and partial wedding co-ordination, wedding day styling, venue search options, travel assistance & honeymoon planning as well as wedding day management. Our access to exclusive venues and the best suppliers combined with a real passion for weddings and creativity ensure you have peace of mind while planning the wedding of your dreams!
Touch of Spice is New Zealand's leading Concierge Company offering a wide portfolio of services catering to discerning clients. Touch of Spice caters to corporate and private clients and are able to connect, locate, seek and supply. Touch of Spice can cater for any occurrence, from taking care of the smallest requests and the finest of details to managing the extravagant and opulent. Our Concierge Service focuses on meeting your needs and desires, 24/7. This varies from client to client but could include private transport arrangements, air travel, staff, help planning a special occasion or a romantic proposal, or the purchase of specialist food items or specific tastes in flowers, books, newspapers and magazines.
"No request is too difficult for us; in fact we relish the opportunity and the challenge."
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