Isn’t it lucky that for us Kiwi’s we don’t have to go very far to have a seriously gorgeous holiday? Not such a bad thing, when we are a little restricted with international travel due to COVID-19.
New Zealand has a plethora of stunning locations and outdoor activities suitable for the whole family, but there’s also a hidden catalogue of luxury accommodations, perfect for a quiet escape with your loved one. Every luxury accommodation on our list is available for booking through us. We know you are going to love these!
Hotel De Brett, Auckland
You probably wouldn’t have expected luxury to be in the centre of Auckland’s CBD, but isn’t it nice to know there is a luxurious place to stay when you are there next?
Art deco, old world charm at its finest. Hotel De Brett is situated near Auckland’s Britomart, close to the waterfront including all the attractions and entertainment that come with it, and is lavishly fitted with New Zealand art and mid-century modern furniture.
Enjoy high tea, dinner in the glass atrium roofed restaurant, or cocktails at the stylish house bar? The perfect place to stay when Auckland events lure you.
Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island
Tucked away in the secluded Owhanake Bay and moulded around the hillside, Delamore lodge offers supreme cliff top views and unsurpassed luxury service.
Food and wine, luxury spa treatments, or romance; Delamore has you covered. And when you fancy taking time away from the lodge, Waiheke’s vineyard culture makes for an excellent afternoon.
Eagles Nest, Bay of Islands
Set within 75 acres among a private ridge line, thee cascading views over the Bay of Islands is impressive. Then the lodge itself which is designed to blend natural foliage with the gardens and contemporary style; a romantic escape for those who love outdoor pursuits.
From the lodge enjoy horse trekking, fishing, golf, helicopter tour over the islands and then when you’re ready to relax, fine cuisine and wine back at the lode. Lodge rooms are exquisitely designed with open plan and glass frontages to capture the entire surroundings.
Bushland Park Lodge and Retreat, Coromandel Peninsula
Experience the romantic & personal intimacy of luxury Bushland Park Lodge & Retreat in the Coromandel Peninsula, Whangamata, set in 5 acres manicured park gardens surrounded by forest abundant in native ferns, located in rolling green hills above the white sandy beaches around Whangamata in the Coromandel Peninsula.
Exclusively you will only share your stay with one other couple at any time. Expect romance, privacy, nature, and serenity.
There is plenty to keep you busy such as bush walks, glow worms, cookery class, wine cellar, outdoor bath and spa. The perfect setting for a romantic proposal.
Solitaire Lodge, Rotorua
Breathtaking views over Lake Tarawera, with lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop. The subtle design brings the outdoors in, inviting you to unwind and soak up the peace and quiet of this tranquil setting. Minutes from this iconic North Island resort you will discover a multitude of activities.
Bike rides, thermal pools, trout fishing, kayaking; there is plenty to enjoy in the outdoors and relaxing suites with lake views when staying indoors is precisely what you want.
Huka Lodge, Taupo
One of the top luxury lodges in the World, Huka combines elegant and sophisticated style with generous hospitality.
Situated on an outdoor paradise where there are many activities at your doorstep such as fishing, hiking, kayaking, jet boating and skydiving. And like any outstanding lodge, suites are designed for guests to enjoy the landscape with an indoor, outdoor flow that remains private.
Wharekauhau, Wider Wellington
“Whether you’re relaxing with a crackling fire and watching the sea, sharing laughter and wine in the sunny kitchen, or riding an ATV across the black sand beach, your stay will be a memorable one. When you’re here, you’re family.” The sentiments of Wharekauhau’s hosts intertwine their back country farm style with total luxury.
Cottages are light, modern and cosy. Perfect for a peaceful excursion for the entire family. Enjoy star gazing, farm meals and croquet, tennis, gym or spa treatments.
Pure Pod, South Island
This is one luxury space you won’t have seen before. The Pure Pod’s are 6 individual glass walled cabins set in 6 different locations, all in the South Island not far North of Christchurch.
Pure Pods are designed to give guests a slice of their own private piece of New Zealand landscape, and star gaze through the glass ceilings during the night. A unique experience to say the least. Packages include luxury meals and wine.
Your luxury, bespoke, boat accommodation onboard a custom built 24 foot catamaran. Packages include a choice of helicopter transfers and Stewart Island cruise, all featuring magnificent dining. Your catamaran includes a helicopter pad and top deck hot tub, with all meals prepared by the onboard chef. And to top it all off, you’ll be among the spectacular scenery of the Milford Sound.
There are far too many truly spectacular luxury New Zealand lodges from our collection to include on this list. Please reach out if you would like to see our full catalogue or enquire about packages and pricing.