Carrington Club


A cool breeze eases the almost tropical temperatures. Rest your eyes on the lush, green meadows, the white sand beach or the Pacific Ocean's infinite blue and kick back in the veranda's armchairs.


The luxurious Carrington Club is accommodated in an old-fashioned colonial building on the Karikari Peninsula near Kaitaia, New Zealand. More than offering “just” superbly luxurious accommodation, the Carrington Club includes a golf club, vineyard and expansive Black Angus Farm.


The Carrington's read more » setting is highly romantic: The Karikari Peninsula is famous for its tiny, secluded bays and perfectly white sand beaches. There are plenty of opportunities to escape from it all for a little while.


A glowing recommendation goes to Maitai Bay – a place of inexpressible beauty. Of course, given the striking surroundings and the Carrington Club's fine facilities, the setting is just perfect for a wedding.


Many a romantic spot lends itself for your life's most important celebration: There is the winery decked out in a Mediterranean Tuscany stile that commands a stunning view over the rolling vineyards and the Pacific Ocean.


Alternatively, you may decide to celebrate in the elegant dining room, which is decorated to perfection according to your specifications. Of course, your guests are treated to finest gourmet cuisine by the Michelin Star chef.


Award-winning cuisine includes a careful selection of the ingredients: The tender meat is provided by the Carrington's own Black Angus farm. A glass of the local wine to complement the sophisticated treats and … Bon Appétit!


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Lodged at the luxurious Carrington Club on the Karikari Peninsula, the discerning guest may choose between two accommodation categories: the club rooms and the villas. In total, the Carrington Club offers read more » no more than ten generously designed rooms.


The exceedingly comfortable club rooms offer extra large beds. A modern air-conditioning system provides a refreshing breeze even on a hot day and the TV keeps you entertained.


The bathrooms are sophisticated temples that make getting up in the morning a pleasure. However, most guests' favourite spot is certainly the large, private veranda that commands a stunning view any time of day.


Settle down, put your feet up and let your eyes rest on either the ocean, the golf course, the lush forest or the rolling vineyards. Pathways connect the lodge to the shared facilities that include a clubhouse, library, elegant dining room and cosy lounge.


The clubhouse and the lounge are popular places to meet the other guests to share New Zealand adventure stories or for a chat over a glass of local wine. And, on a quiet day, just pull an interesting book from the library's long shelves.


Those that would like an extra notch of luxury will be delighted by the spacious Carrington Villas that allow you to spread out and breathe freely. Every unit includes two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.


Step outside to enjoy the fresh air and the scenic surroundings: Both the ground floor and first floor are equipped with a private veranda commanding a magnificent view. Moreover, the facilities include a TV and modern air-conditioning system.


On a cold day, light a fire in the fireplace and cuddle up with a glass of local wine in hand – the perfect finishing touch to a perfect day in New Zealand at the Carrington Club!


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The Carrington Club, Golf Course, Cattle Farm and Vineyard – the diversity is representative for the region's abundant leisure time options. Countless activities both on and off property are being offered.


Enthusiastic read more » golfers will be thrilled by the beautifully designed 18-hole golf course that presents a challenge for advanced players and beginners alike. Spend a sunny day mastering a variety of terrains and relish the stunning vistas.


In addition to golfing, you may also test your aim with a session of clay-pigeon shooting. Alternatively, accept the challenge to a tennis match. Afterwards, relax with a few easy laps in the heated swimming pool.


Share a bottle of wine over a game of pool billiard or treat yourself to a session at the Carrington Club's excellent spa. The professional treatments are further enhanced by a romantic views out over the Pacific Ocean's infinite expanse.


Of course, the ocean also offers its own set of exciting sport and adventure activities. Those that enjoy the thrill of the first tug on a line disappearing into the unfathomable depths below will enjoy the deep sea fishing. With just a little luck, you may hook marlin, snapper or tuna.


A different thrill altogether is harnessing the power of the wind and smartly clipping the waves on a windsurfing board. Additionally, the waterways around the Carrington Club may also be explored with a canoe.


Back on land, set off to hike the many trails that criss-cross the country. Those suffering from tired feet or keen to extend their range may also experience the beautiful surroundings with a mountain bike or on horse-back.


No matter you method of transportations, leisure excursions into the surroundings may also be combined with a little wine tasting. Or enquire about the special wine tours to focus entirely on the region's superb liquid treasures.


And then, you may also decide to just take a picnic basket to any of the romantic hideaways that abound in the region. Listening to the birds and enjoying the sun on your face, unplug from everyday life and relax in fine style on the Karikari Peninsula, New Zealand!


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