Region: Hawkes Bay
Tel No: +64 6 874 8885
Total Guests: 12
Rate (NZ$): $667 - 1000 inc GST
Rate Sheet A: 2014-15
Rate Sheet B: 2015-16
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Access: Glen Aros Country Estate is a 35 km / 40 min drive to Napier / Hastings airport, Hawkes Bay. 6 hrs drive from Auckland
Glen Aros, a classic New Zealand country estate set at the end of a tree-lined driveway and surrounded by beautiful gardens, offers all the tradition of a country homestead, with wide verandas, sweeping lawns and peaceful views of the picturesque Raukawa Valley
It’s just a 20-minute drive from the pretty village of Havelock north or 35 minutes to the Art Deco city of Napier. Glen Aros has a helicopter pad for guests preferring to arrive by air.
Enter through the secure gates and drive through luxuriant planting up to this majestic country estate; you have arrived somewhere very special.
The interior of this gracious 1914 homestead has been impeccably restored to maintain its original country charm, but enhanced to meet the needs of the discerning traveller. Elegant living rooms look out to garden and rural views, and there are quiet nooks for those who seek the tranquillity of the countryside.
Glen Aros offers luxurious boutique accommodation for up to 12 guests, with six tastefully appointed bedrooms all with garden views. Ensuites feature double basins, walk-in showers, fine cotton linens, robes and luxurious toiletries. Full concierge and 24-hour room service is available.
Fine dining at Glen Aros is a must. Nigel Marriage is a classically trained Michelin star chef, and winning accolades for his inspiring cuisine. Ingredients are locally sourced, with vegetables, herbs and fruit grown on the estate. Glen Aros also offers a full bar and an exclusive international library wine list.
Relax in the free form infinity heated pool and spa overlooking the immaculate garden with its petanque court. Across the stone patio you’ll find a recreation room with bar, kitchen, full-size billiard table and well equipped gym. For those wanting a superior corporate retreat venue, Glen Aros offers professionally equipped meeting facilities.
Hawkes Bay is renowned for a fabulous choice of vineyards and wineries and your hosts will happily arrange vineyard visits, golf at world-renowned golf courses, or hunting and fishing excursions.