Te Koi – The Lodge at Bronte – Nelson


This luxury lodge offers exclusive accommodation in a tranquil natural setting. Nestled on the edge of the Waimea Estuary on Nelson’s historic Bronte Peninsula, the property is surrounded by water, and set in beautiful established gardens.



Gourmet breakfast – cooked and continental
Pre-dinner drinks and Hors d’oeuvres each evening
3-course table d’hote dinner; each course wine matched with quality New Zealand wines
Complimentary non-alcolholc minibar
Espresso coffee and finest teas, freshly baked house treats Complimentary High Speed Wi-Fi
Air conditioned
Apple TV

Te Koi – The Lodge at Bronte is 30 minutes from Nelson and Nelson airport. Situated on the waters edge of the Waimea Estuary at Mapua, between Nelson and Motueka, close to vineyards, cafes and art galleries.

Te Koi – The Lodge at Bronte
+64 3 540 2422
No of Rooms
Total Guests
Rate (NZ$)

$3210 – $3425 DBB
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Elegant yet relaxed – this beautiful  heritage lodge offers 4 separate Villas and Suites – each sits above the water with relaxing estuary views

Hamilton Villa
Lovely water views from your Villa
View from your Studio
Chef & Host Ali - returning from the kitchen garden
Delicious canapes and drinks each evening
Locally sourced produce
The Pool
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As Nelson’s premier 5-star waterfront property, Te Koi – The Lodge at Bronte features four suites and villas set in gardens surrounding the lodge, each with beautiful water views. The main lodge offers a spacious living room where guests choose to relax.

Four air-conditioned suites and villas are separate and privately located on the Peninsular. Each offers a private entrance and furnished deck overlooking the estuary.

Dine on exquisite cuisine crafted by Ali and matched with quality New Zealand wines selected by sommelier – Ian.

Enjoy the beautiful gardens and parkland, the heated swimming pool and full-size tennis court. Play petanque or book a cycle tour around the countryside, visiting art galleries and vineyards.

The lodge is central to the Nelson region, a twenty-five-minute drive from the airport. Discerning guests may prefer to arrive by helicopter. The area is surrounded by award-winning wineries and internationally renowned cafes and galleries. 25 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park   

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