FROM BEACHES TO WINE AND MORE

The Coromandel Peninsular through to Rotorua, Taupo and beyond to Hawke’s Bay –  such an easy drive from Auckland International Airport.
Experience beautiful beaches, mud-pools and adventure, flights over volcanoes, the Tongariro Crossing, world-renowned golf courses, fly fishing and wine tasting. 
And you’ll want to totally relax following all that sightseeing. These beautiful boutique hotels and lodges are on your touring route.

Stay at 970 Lonely Bay – you’ll love the casual elegance of this luxury lodge, the spacious rooms and easy access to beautiful Lonely Bay, Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach. Relax in the outdoor garden bath with a glass of wine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time to leave and visit fascinating Rotorua. A 3-hour drive to Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel, right on the edge of Lake Rotorua. Gardens and sweeping lawns lead to the lake. The swimming pool, sauna and secret grotto spa pools are a haven after a busy day sightseeing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And you must take time to visit New Zealand’s largest lake – Taupo which is only a one-hour drive from Rotorua. Base yourself here to experience golf, fly-fishing, the Tongariro Walk and more.

Stay at Acacia Cliffs Lodge – Large sliders open out to the many sun-drenched decks and outdoor gardens offering magnificent views to Lake Taupo and beyond to the mountains. You’ll be spoiled by the wonderful hospitality of your hosts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or, you may prefer the privacy of your own spacious villa.
The Point Villas are simply stunning. offer luxurious spacious living areas opening to beautiful patios and your private swimming pool. Enjoy a BBQ on the terrace or create a gourmet dinner in the fabulous kitchen. And simply relax and enjoy those views.

 

The ManseIt’s time for a glass of wine – take the easy drive from Taupo to the rolling countryside of the beautiful Hawke’s Bay region. Renowned for its award-winning vineyards and cellar doors the Gimblett Gravels is just a few minutes drive from
The Manse Luxury Lodge. This exclusive country retreat offers both opulence and tranquillity. Enjoy elegant cuisine and warm hospitality from your hosts. Play golf, take a wine tour, or just relax around the pool.