first_imgSpend a total of nine nights at three of New Zealand’s finest lodges: The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers with their new 3 x Fabulous package. All three properties offer a unique experience on an individual basis—collectively, it can only be described as exceptional. All the lodges enjoy locations of great natural beauty that embody the qualities so admired in the New Zealand landscape. Hospitality in all cases delivers attentive service and fine cuisine made from outstanding local, seasonal produce. Accommodation is comfortable and deliberately relaxed, yet very sophisticated in terms of decor and amenity.The cost of this package is about $18,790 including Goods and Services Tax of 12.5% for two guests on a double occupancy basis and is valid from December 15, 2009 to March 31, 2010.Kauri Cliffs, Northland Start your journey in Northland near the magnificent Matauri Bay at Kauri Cliffs a 6,500 acre coastal farm with 180-degree panoramic views of Pacific Ocean. Guest accommodation is available within 22 well-appointed suites and a two-bedroom Owner’s Cottage nestled on the edge of a native forest overlooking the ocean and golf course. The property also boasts a spectacular 18-hole, par-72 golf course. Three private beaches and a waterfall can be explored on foot, by mountain bike or luxury 4WD. A private spa offering a wonderful variety of treatments on site invites guests to rejuvenate and revive both body and spirit while feeling at one with nature.Package includes: Three night stay, on a double occupancy basis, in a regular suite. Pre-dinner drinks with hors d’ oeuvres, three-course à la carte dinner, full breakfast, non-alcoholic mini bar and use of complimentary lodge facilities. One gourmet picnic lunch for two. Return transfers Kauri Cliffs/Kerikeri Airport. Three rounds of golf and two 50-minute spa treatments per person at either Kauri Cliffs or Cape Kidnappers or spread between the two properties. Visit www.kauricliffs.com.Huka Lodge, Taupo Travel to the stunning Central Plateau region with its spectacular landscape of snow-capped mountain peaks, wild tussock, green lush forested wilderness, with the clear blue waters of the many lakes and streams. Sought by the world’s most discerning travelers since the 1920s, Huka Lodge lies nestled within 17 acres of manicured grounds on the banks of the Waikato River. With the hypnotic deep turquoise green waters of the river surging downstream to the mighty Huka Falls, the property offers every attention to detail and a perfect retreat. With just 18 lodge rooms, one suite, the four-suite Owner’s Cottage and new two-suite Alan Pye Cottage, the property is truly exclusive. Over 20 deliberately romantic and sublime private dining venues offer every opportunity to relax and unwind. Tennis, petanque, croquet, swimming and spa pools available on site as well as in-room massage and facials.Package includes: Three night stay, on a double occupancy basis, in a Lodge Room. Pre-dinner drinks with canapes, five-course dinner (menu changes daily), full country breakfast, non-alcoholic beverages and use of all Lodge facilities daily. Return transfers Huka Lodge/Taupo Airport. 18 holes of golf for two at renowned Wairakei Golf Course nearby. A four hour cruise aboard a private launch on Lake Taupo with opportunity to catch one of Taupo’s legendary Rainbow trout and/or clay target shooting. A delicious lunch incl. of beverages is provided as well as fishing licenses. Visit www.hukalodge.co.nz.Cape Kidnappers, Hawke’s Bay Your next destination is Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand’s answer to the Napa Valley. Wineries and gourmet producers flourish in this bountiful region providing gourmands with many exciting opportunities to indulge in some of the country’s finest wine and food. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is set atop 6,000 acres of rolling pasture land with terrain reminiscent of the American West but plunging approximately 2,624 feet to the sea. Guests are accommodated within 22 extremely comfortable guest suites and a four-bedroom Owner’s Cottage. Private balconies ensure guests enjoy the superb coastal views, pastoral scenes and the spectacular golf course.Package includes: Three night stay, on a double occupancy basis, in a Hilltop suite. Pre-dinner drinks with hors d’ oeuvres, three-course à la carte dinner, full breakfast, non-alcoholic mini bar and use of complimentary lodge facilities. Return transfers Cape Kidnappers/Napier Airport. Three rounds of golf and two 50-minute spa treatments per person at either Kauri Cliffs or Cape Kidnappers or spread between the two properties. Visit www.capekidnappers.com.last_img

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