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Treetops Lodge near Rotorua
Nestled amidst 2,500 acres of magnificent native forest, Treetops Lodge is a sanctuary in breath-taking terrain including seven trout streams, four lakes, over 70 km of hiking trails and the ultimate in tranquillity and splendour.
All eight villas echo the beauty and simplicity of the great outdoors, each with an open log fire, spa bath, double shower and sitting room area. The main lodge has floor to ceiling windows and houses a large seating area for pre-dinner drinks with a huge open fireplace.
There is also a formal dining room, a conservatory where breakfast is served, a wine cellar, billiards room and a grand library. Stay includes breakfast, dinner and pre-dinner drinks and canapés each day.
Wharekauhau Lodge & Country Estate at Palliser Bay (Near Martinborough)
The 5 star de luxe Wharekauhau Lodge & Country Estate is set on a 5,500 acre working sheep farm, overlooking Palliser Bay.
One of the most luxurious lodges in New Zealand, the property is modelled on an Edwardian country mansion and can be reached from Wellington in 10 minutes by helicopter or 90 minutes by car.
The property has 12 cottages, all located within 150 metres of the main lodge and each with a double spa bath, deep sofas, open gas fireplace and modern amenities.
Facilities at the lodge include an indoor swimming pool, restaurant, spa, gym and petanque. Stay includes breakfast, a four-course dinner, pre-dinner drinks and canapés daily, complimentary non-alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee, fruits and baking.
Hapuku Lodge & Treehouses near Kaikoura
Located 12 km north of Kaikoura, between the Seaward Kaikoura mountain range and the Pacific Ocean, the 5-star lodge offers contemporary accommodation on a working deer stud and olive farm.
The 12 rooms comprise of suites, luxury treehouses built in the canopy of a native Manuka grove and a spacious standalone apartment.
Facilities include a gourmet restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and a spa.
Stay includes breakfast daily and as part of their commitment to preserve the environment the lodge will plant one New Zealand native tree for every guest night spent there.
Otahuna Lodge near Christchurch
A twenty-minute drive from Christchurch city centre, the luxurious Otahuna Lodge sits atop a small hill, between the rocky outcrops of the Banks Peninsula, providing commanding views of the gardens and across the plans to the Southern Alps.
The property has 7 spacious suites each with architectural features from the 19th century and traditional décor. Facilities at the lodge include an outdoor swimming pool, gourmet dining and landscaped gardens.
Stay includes breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapés and 5-course degustation dinner with wine pairings.
Azur Lodge in Queenstown
Azur Lodge is a 5 star luxury lodge set in 3.5 acres of native bush and located only a 5 minute drive from the centre of Queenstown.
The 9 luxury guest villas measure 90 square metres and each have a separate lounge space, kitchen, dining room and outside decking or courtyard.
Stay includes transfers to and from Queenstown city centre, full breakfast, afternoon tea and pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the evening.
Cox & Kings Travel offers luxury tailor-made holidays to New Zealand.
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