A special place, in a part of New Zealand, few gets to visit on top of the North Island is Kauri Cliffs. Its in a subtropical part of the country with beautiful ferns and a wonderful Waipoua Forest with a tree that is over 2000 years old.
The luxury lodge accommodation, a member of the exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world – Relais Chateaux, is beautifully set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland.
Also a winner of TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards 2014, this private 5 star luxury boutique lodge amazes one with its panoramic views of the pacific ocean seen from the verandas, living room, card room and the guest cottages.
Not to mention the Golf Spa Resort’s neatly manicured vibrant green golf course which was ranked no.80 in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World by Golf Magazine in 2011 – one of the few to make the top 100 that has been built since 1936, regarded as the 18 most beautiful holes in the world, overlooking the ocean and towards the Bay of Islands.
The resort comes with 22 guest suites with every suite offering its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom and also two bedroom Owner’s Cottage.
With three private wonderful beaches itself where you can take horse rides and its own private sensational water falls.
Lodge amenities include two Astroturf tennis courts, a private infinity swimming pool, hot tub, spa and a fully equipped fitness centre. If you prefer there is an outdoor barbecue and cooking facilities for private in-house dining, if set on the beach that comes with a gorgeous sunset to set your mood for romance.
Kauri Cliffs resort intends to make you feel like you are at your home and wants that feeling come through to you from your arrival, through your stay, as well as on your departure.Location Address: 139 Tepene Tablelands Road, Matauri Bay 0478, Kaeo, Northland
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs