Kauri Cliffs


Kauri Cliffs – Exceptional, Exclusive and Extravagant


The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is more than a hotel, it is a work of art. It is not without reason that the Kauri Cliffs has won a membership in the celebrated association Relais & Chateaux – a collection of the world’s best hotels and restaurants.


Picture the setting on an isolated peninsula. Steep cliffs drop down to stunningly beautiful beaches. Lush forests reach far into the hinterland - checked only by the blue ocean, spanned by the read more » azure skies.


The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is centrepiece is a charming, old-fashioned colonial building that lies surrounded by picturesque cottages. The superb location on the peninsula ensures a magnificent 180° ocean view.


The colonial building accommodates not only the cosy living room but also the elegant dining room. However, on a fine day, the cuisine’s delicious treats may also be served open-air on one of the verandas.


Just to get your appetite started: For breakfast you might enjoy freshly baked muffins followed by hot pancakes. Even the muesli is home-made. Light salads and sandwiches are offered at lunchtime.


But a favourite with most guests is certainly the cocktail hour. Sip an exotic cocktail mixed to perfection, accompanied by a small selection of cold or warm treats.


The most advanced culinary magic, however, is performed at night. The dedicated chefs and master magicians work their charms on fresh seafood and local lamb and beef specialities.


For a special treat, you may also request a romantic picnic to surprise your loved one. On the beach, next to a waterfall or in a hidden forest clearing – you name the place. Of course, the room service may also deliver to the comfort of your suite…


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The Kauri Cliff Lodge’s great eye catcher is certainly the old-fashioned colonial building set at the centre. The eleven cottages and twenty two suites maintain the refined style and leave absolutely read more » nothing to be desired.


Every unit includes a private veranda that is just the right place at any time of day for admiring the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings – especially at sunset and sunrise.


You may also request to have a romantic candlelight dinner set up on your veranda. Delicious gourmet cuisine, one of New Zealand’s superb wines and soft music – take the time spoil your loved one!


The setting is just perfect for it. The sinking sun setting the horizon on fire, slowly gives way to the inky blackness of night, which quickly pulls on a coat of twinkling stars.


The well-stocked mini bar holds a selection of drinks and snacks to accompany the moment. The suite sports not only a spacious bedroom with a large, cosy bed but also a separate lounge with wicker chairs and an open fireplace that fills the room with flickering light and snug warmth on a cold night.


Put your feet up and indulge in a moment of sweet idleness, relishing the refined ambience. A walk-in wardrobe provides plenty of space for all your garments and the elegant bathroom sports a magnificent tub set into the floor.


A TV, DVD and CD player provide entertainment and the tasteful design, the warm colours and thoughtful little details create a marvellously cosy and welcoming flair.


It is an intriguing concept. A concept, however, that is hugely successful. The design gracefully bridges the gap between purist and luxurious. Everything has been done to make you comfortable – the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand!


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It hardly comes as a surprise that the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs makes the most of its exceptional setting, offering a fantastic selection of activity options. Two tennis courts allow you to balance the sumptuous read more » cuisine with the one or other match ball.


A splash with the kids or some early morning laps – the Kauri Cliff’s large swimming pool is perfect for both. However, of course, you may also cool off in the ocean’s blue water. Afterwards, relish the warmth of the sun on your skin, drying of on the fine sand beach.


The beach offers the classic thrills sun, sand and sea. But more than this, it is also a very popular place for a romantic picnic or lively barbecue. Having overindulged a little, work off your bad conscience in the fully equipped gym.


Muscles sore and aching, treat yourself to an extravagant visit at the excellent spa, where caring hands may pamper you with a large selection of professional massages and treatments.


There is plenty to do. Drop a hook and sinker into the water and hope to catch some dinner or take an approach that focuses on merely observing the colourful underwater life with a mask and snorkel.


Licensed divers may also take things to the next level and drop deeper. However, fun can also be had above the water. Go sailing, kayaking or harness the power of a speedboat on water-skis.


Certainly, at some stage you need to set off to explore the Kauri Cliff Lodge’s stunningly beautiful surroundings, which can be done on your own feet, a mountain bike or mounted securely atop a noble steed.


Maybe you would like to get your bearings from the air? A scenic helicopter flight takes you high into the sky and is sure to keep your camera clicking. The views are breathtaking.


Last but by no means least, Kauri Cliffs is supremely popular with enthusiastic golfers. The Kauri Golf Course is one of the best in New Zealand and proudly ranks 58th world-wide.


The Kauri Cliffs Lodge is set almost directly on the greens. Step out of the lodge and tee off. The cleverly designed course is sure to put a smile on your face, no matter your handicap or experience!



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