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Luxury Lodges of New Zealand, Private Residence Collection & Championship Golf Courses


Step inside and experience New Zealand’s finest Luxury Lodges, Private Residence Collection & Championship Golf Courses
From the Mountains to the Sea… From the Rivers to the Lakes… Outstanding Locations – Exceptional Hospitality. Lodges & Private Residences that fulfill the promise of the outstanding New Zealand landscape, be it a lake edge or a river bank, perched on a cliff top or a mountainside, glorious gardens or in the wilderness, set on a farm or a vineyard, on the beach or an idyllic island, or be it a Championship Golf Course you seek to experience.

Luxury Lodges of New Zealand & Private Residence Collection provide the absolute best in luxury accommodation. All the lodges and residences are set in outstanding locations offering onsite and local activities, complimented by world-class cuisine, championship golf courses and exceptional hospitality.

More than just luxurious accommodation and fine cuisine, luxury lodges & private residences offer a total experience. Tailor-made experiences, sometimes available only to lodge & residence guests, characterize the hospitality is that unique to these luxurious New Zealand accommodations.

From the beauty of the far north to the impressive scenery of the deep south the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand & Private Residence Collection span the breadth and depth of the country. Each region is characterized by a unique cultural and scenic combination.

Phone one of our Kiwi Specialists to help select the Lodge or Private Residence that extends the Luxury Experience you are seeking – phone us at 1-800-227-5317 to start planning your Luxury Lodge  or Private Residence Holiday now!

The Lodge at Kauri CliffsThe Farm at Cape KidnappersMatakauri LodgeLodge at The HillsJacks Point Lake HouseMahana VillaStelvio50 Aspen GroveKohanga Lakeside VillaAspen HouseKumanuLordens PenthouseTaimana Central ApartmentRemarkables ResidenceOtaha Beachfront Lodge
Luxury Coastal  Lodge & Golf Resort in the North Island

Set on 6,000 acres near the Bay of Islands in Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Championship Golf Course and Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, lounge and dining room. Kauri Cliffs is a sister property to Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge.
The main lodge consists of a spacious beamed living room, meeting room, card room, fitness centre, spa and small computer room. Gourmet a la carte dining is available in the main dining room or on the verandas. The par 72 championship golf course measures 7,119 yards/6,510 metres and offers four sets of tees to challenge every skill level.

Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs, which plunge to the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland. Other amenities include two Astroturf tennis courts and a heated outdoor infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi. A new Spa nestled in a Totara forest contains four treatment rooms, sauna, indoor heated lap pool, jacuzzi and a fully equipped fitness centre. Kauri Cliffs has three secluded private swimming beaches.

22 Suites are comprised of 14 Deluxe Suites, 2 Deluxe Family Suites and 6 Suites, along with a two-bedroom Owner’s Cottage. The suites are nestled on the edge of a native forest overlooking the ocean and golf course. Each offer their own private porch, comfortable bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom.

Guests can enjoy Kauri Cliff’s beautiful property and also experience a variety of nearby activities including world famous game fishing, scuba diving, quad biking, scenic helicopter tours, snorkelling, sailing, sea kayaking, and hunting for boar. Guided tours feature visits to the Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta, Doubtless Bay, the Puketi Kauri Forest, Rainbow Falls, historic Russell and the Waitangi Treaty House.

Boutique Coastal Lodge & Golf Course set on a Farm in the North Island

Located in the Hawke’s Bay and set on 6,000 acres of dramatic coastline The Farm at Cape Kidnappers offers spectacular views from every angle of the Pacific Ocean.

The Lodge & Golf Course at Cape Kidnappers, known as ‘The Farm’ is set on a 6,000 acre sheep and cattle farm which encompasses land reminiscent of the American West, but plunges 800 feet into the sea. Cape Kidnappers is the sister property to Kauri Cliffs and Matakauri Lodge. The spectacular Tom Doak designed Golf Course is ranked 22nd in the world.

On the exterior, the lodge resembles a cluster of farm buildings, whilst on the interior guests will find graciously scaled rooms full of natural light and unexpected treasures. Comfort and ease are at a premium with each room taking on a character of its own while harkening back to the rural feeling of the New Zealand sheep station. Spacious cottages, each with breathtaking views, open to large porches overlooking a stunning Pacific panorama.

The lodge offers two dining rooms and a covered loggia. Other rooms within the lodge include a lounge-living room, library, intimate sitting rooms, and wine cellar.

Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s premier wine region. Boasting a Mediterranean like climate, diverse landscape, award winning produce, unique wildlife and stunning Art-Deco architecture.

22 Suites comprising 4 Lodge Suites, 8 Ridge Suites, 8 Hilltop Suites, and 2 Hilltop Family Suites along with a Four-bedroom Owner’s Cottage. The rooms are nestled on a ridgeline overlooking the ocean, farm and golf course. Each offer their own private porch, comfortable bedroom with sitting area, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom.

Guests can enjoy Cape Kidnapper’s beautiful property with the gannet colony, farm, hiking, Kiwi Discovery Tour, horse riding and Can Am Tours and also experience a variety of nearby activities. These include wonderful wineries, scenic helicopter tours, fishing, Art Deco tours, river kayaking and rafting and Maori Heritage tours.

Boutique Lodge positioned along Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown in the South Island

Spectacularly situated just seven minutes from Queenstown on the edge of Lake Wakatipu with stunning views of the Remarkables ranges, Matakauri Lodge is the stunning sister lodge to Kauri Cliffs and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.
Matakauri Lodge offers luxury accommodation in just twelve suites and the four bedroom Owner’s Cottage, each with private terraces looking out to the dramatic vistas. Named by Tatler Magazine as one of the “World’s 101 Best Hotels”, Matakauri Lodge boasts stylish and generous lodge facilities designed by designer Virginia Fisher, a day spa and gym with stunning views, superb food and fine wine and exemplary service. Nestled in one of the world’s most serenely beautiful landscape settings yet just minutes from the attractions of Queenstown and all the outdoor adventure the region is renowned for, it truly is the perfect alpine lakeside retreat.

Accommodation is offered in the four bedroom Owner’s Cottage and 12 well-appointed and luxurious rooms comprising of 7 Deluxe Suites, 4 Suites and a Lodge Room. Each of the rooms boast private terraces and spacious living. All offer stunning views of the Remarkables mountain ranges and Lake Wakatipu.

Queenstown has so much to offer visitors to the region. It is the adventure capital of New Zealand so a variety of activities including bungy jumping, sky diving, snow skiing or heli-skiing in winter, hiking, Shotover boat rides and adrenalin sports year round ,as well as golf on several top nearby courses. The Central Otago wine region and Arrowtown are also favorite attractions. It is the perfect place to be based in order to visit Glenorchy with the many hikes in this area and the famous dart river jet boat excursion. You can also experience incredible Helicopter and fixed wing trips into Milford and Doubtful Sound.

Exclusive Experience for up to 12 Guests,Queenstown in the South Island

Set in 500 acres of tranquil ambience, in a stunning glacial valley and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, a stay at Lodge at The Hills is guaranteed to be a holiday of lasting special memories. Lodge at The Hills is a Queenstown haven where guests are free to unwind, relax and indulge in experiences not normally accessible.

From grand entrances and voids to the intimate nooks, incredible music room and private sitting rooms in the suites, Lodge at The Hills is an architectural masterpiece. It marries intimacy with scale, so that the Lodge fits into the landscape but provides luxurious living both indoors and out.

Each of the six bedroom suites are individual in their design and luxurious furnishings. The suites have their own sitting area with gas fire, en-suite with soak tub and picture-perfect views.

The outstanding outdoor facilities include a championship sized grass tennis court, heated infinity swimming pool, sauna and spa. There are also numerous outdoor seating spaces to enjoy; guests can choose to dine under flowering cherry trees, or snuggle in front of the fire pit in the enclosed seating area.

Guests can enjoy complimentary use of the The Hills award winning Clubhouse and gym. By prior arrangement, they also have the ability to play golf at the world renowned Hills Golf Course. This private course, home to the New Zealand Open – a cornerstone event on the PGA Tour of Australasia offers exclusivity with only 200 members.

The golf course is also home to the highly regarded private sculpture park with a diverse range of contemporary pieces by both New Zealand and international artists. Subject to availability, guests of Lodge at the Hills may be able to enjoy the Sculpture Park while playing golf or via a guided tour.

Guests benefit from a range of complimentary inclusions such as Champagne and cheese board on arrival, chef prepared breakfast, daily serving and fresh flowers, to name but a few. They also have the option for their stay to be all inclusive – with all meals and beverages supplied.





Gorgeous lake front residence in the heart of the championship golf course, Queenstown

This spectacular four bedroom residence is superbly designed and benefits from floor to ceiling windows, capturing the breath-taking views throughout.

The property features a media den, office, pool table, Sky TV, WiFi, large living space and a fantastic outdoor entertaining area including hot tub, wood fire and extensive seating.

The four equal size bedrooms, all with en-suite, are perfect for a group of friends or large family travelling together.

Jack’s Point Lake House offers the ultimate rural lifestyle, balancing privacy and tranquillity with access to the world renowned golf course and clubhouse facilities, as well as being in close proximity to the Remarkables ski field.

Jack’s Point Lake House is part of the Private Villa Collection by Touch of Spice. Guest benefits include a personal meet and greet by the Touch of Spice concierge team, designer bathroom amenities, luxury linen, 24/7 access to a Touch of Spice representative in case of emergency.




Imagine sleeping  in an art gallery nestled in a vineyard in a premier winery region in Nelson

Mahana Villa is a personal expression of owner, Glenn Schaeffer. Home to an orchard for three generations, it’s now a blissful rural escape combining striking architecture, sustainable design and world-class artworks.

Glenn’s former residence captures an extraordinary world of beauty and cultural sophistication through art, antiques, and mid-century furniture in a way that is inspirational and relaxed. A serene and magical property is waiting for your discovery. It is a spectacular sight of glass, steel, and wood, and is considered one of the most important examples of Pacific Modernism in all of Australasia.

Mahana Villa comprises of three exquisitely crafted villas. The Owners Villa is a four bedroom, masterpiece. Sleeping 8, the villa features all the facilities you would come to expect from luxury accommodation, with the additional benefit of having its very own art gallery. The two-bedroom Loft and one bed Spa Suite can both be booked in addition.

Separate, yet connected to the Owners Villa, The Loft is elevated with an open interior space to relax. Vaulted ceilings with exposed timber framing, rich honey-hued wood elements combine to create a space which feels a million miles away from everything.

Located beneath The Loft, the Spa Suite is perfect for couples who desire their own privacy, and offers stunning views from mountains to sea. The glass wall opens out onto a generous deck with hot tub.

Phenomenal 180 degree views over Queenstown, the lake and mountain ranges

From its consistent contemporary design inside and out, to the location which presents phenomenal 180 degree views over the township, lake and mountain ranges, its top of the line equipment to every facility you would need for a crème de la crème vacation in Queenstown.

Stelvio boasts four bedrooms plus a comfortable nanny’s quarters – all taking advantage of the world renowned views. The master bedroom is private and heavenly with a walk in wardrobe and shower room, separate glass room for the toilet and bath to create serene moment amongst the breath-taking sights, a large private balcony and yoga platform.

The main living area has a fabulous open flow between the chef’s kitchen, the two seating areas and dining space – possessing the ultimate in luxury furnishings and art. This then leads onto an alfresco area, which is an entertainers dream with a large sunken fire pit, spa and fully equipped outdoor kitchen – all with sensational views to assist with the enjoyment of your awarding Central Otago wine.

Facilities also include a cinema room, bar, gym, games room, office, drying room, elevator and 6 car garage.




An architecturally award winning Queenstown home

This luxury villa has featured on the cover of a number of exclusive magazines due to its award winning style and facilities. It’s located just a 7 minute drive from central Queenstown and boasts magnificent lake and mountain views which are uninterrupted from the extensive glass fronted house and secluded lap pool.

The moment that you walk inside the property the premium furnishings and finishing provide a sense of sophistication. The interiors are sleek and harmonise together with the outdoor space to create a wonderful indoor/outdoor flow.

The property comes with every modern luxury you would expect in a premium villa, including a sauna, gym, media den, office, gourmet kitchen and large open plan living space.

The exceptional outdoor facilities include, not only a 20m lap pool, but a Jacuzzi, wood fire, water feature, BBQ and plenty of seating to sit back, relax and enjoy the majestic view.





Right on the waterfront with private lake access and fabulous 180 degree views of Queenstown

Kohanga is the Maori word for ‘Nest’. This villa is designed to make the most out of it’s sensational, unspoilt views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range.

It features large floor to ceiling windows and surrounding balcony on the top floor and an extensive outdoor area on the lower level consisting of barbecue, pizza oven, wood fire, table & chairs, day bed and secluded hot tub – perfect for a spot of alfresco entertaining.

This 4 bedroom property is fully equipped to the highest standard, ensuring that you have everything you need during stay.

It’s only a short distance to the centre of Queenstown, an easy drive to the Remarkables ski fields and a mere minute walk to the lakefront – providing the ideal holiday location all year round.





Situated in a stunning pocket of prime Queenstown real estate 

Revel in this privately located four bedroom luxury villa with majestic views of Lake Wakatipu, the snow-capped Remarkables Mountain, and Queenstown City. A short distance to Queenstown shops, restaurants and bush walks, explore the area on foot or head out on a scenic 25 minute drive to the Remarkables ski fields for a skiing adventure.

All four bedrooms come with ensuite and powder rooms, and are tastefully decorated with comfy bedding and quality linen. Granted that the fabulous views are not enough, the media room comes complete with its own smart TV, stereo, surround sound system, Blu-ray and i-doc.

Sit around the large gas fire, set in a beautiful stone fireplace with TV above. Rustic leather lounge suite with deer hind cushions and rug help to make up the ambience, along with dimmer lighting, designer lamps and LED strip lighting in the bulkhead. Play chess on the platinum chess set or just snuggle up on a winter’s night with a glass of Pinot, while watching the snow on the mountains and sun set.

On a clear day or night, head outside to the private courtyard and enjoy the barbecue, large outside log fire, hot tub and outside rustic dining table & chairs alongside the breathtaking views.

4 night minimum stay
3 night minimum stay over low season





Luxury retreat in rural Queenstown, with stunning views across the Wakatipu Basin 

Boasting stunning views across the Wakatipu Basin, Kumanu is a fabulous retreat yet located just 25 minutes drive from Queenstown’s vibrant town centre. With views that encompass the Remarkable Mountain range through to the turquoise blue of Lake Wakatipu, you have some the most beautiful scenery in New Zealand on your doorstep.

The design of the 550m2 Crown Range house utilizes every opportunity to showcase the mountains and valleys beyond as if they were paintings on walls. The style combines rustic Central Otago bold statements with accents of art deco flair. The combination feels timeless and elegant yet is so comfortable that you may never want to leave.

Every room provides a feeling of serenity and calm yet draws you in seamlessly to the landscape. From the airy dining room with its ambient fire place, to the open chef’s kitchen, which adjoins a cosy lounge.

Everything has been considered from a fantastic home entertainment system, to a large spa pool. Whether socializing or relaxing with a good book there are spaces for every mood and moment!




Luxury Penthouse set in Queenstown

This architecturally-designed penthouse is part of the Private Villa Collection by Touch of Spice, and benefits from the premium range of features and facilities associated with being a part this luxury collection.

Superbly placed on the hillside, Lordens Penthouse benefits from unobstructed, postcard-worthy views of the high mountain peaks and Lake Wakatipu. The apartment was designed to step back into the contours of the hill which has allowed for an impressively extensive outdoor living space; including a sheltered dining area, BBQ and sun-soaked lounge space.

The impressive features extend to the interior, with a contemporary, open plan living area, separate media room and spacious kitchen; it’s an entertainer’s dream. And with three bedrooms and three bathrooms it’s an ideal spot for a family or group of friends travelling together.

During the colder months, it provides the perfect base for your winter break to Queenstown with warming fires and the chance to unwind from a day spent on the slopes in the comfort of the private hot tub.




Luxury Apartment centrally located in Queenstown

Located on Shotover Street, you’ll be right in the heart of Queenstown. It’s location on the fourth floor ensures that you’re away from the action when you want to be and provided with a vantage point of some of the most outstanding views in town.

Designed with comfort in mind, the interior is sophisticated and contains every detail to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The lounge room has comfortable Italian sofas, perfect for watching movies on the 42 inch TV and relaxing by the fire. The spacious balcony comes with outdoor seating and BBQ, providing an ideal space for dining al fresco amidst the spectacular city, lake and mountain views.

Each of the three bedrooms benefit from ample space, built in wardrobes, TV’s, plus their own bathrooms.

The apartment also comes with its own secure carpark space in the garage below, so there’s no hassle when it comes to parking in town.

In winter the apartment is heated to perfection and comes with ski storage, providing the ideal luxury pad to enjoy the ski season.





Centrally located in Queenstown with stunning views of the Remarkables Mountain range and Lake Wakatipu

This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa is perfect for a group of friends travelling or family holiday, with one of the bedrooms being a dedicated bunk room for kids. Its open plan dining and living area making for a spacious setting to sit back, relax and enjoy the views.

Remarkables Residence is a villa for all seasons, with an indoor wood fire and heat pump to keep you warm and cosy during the winter. The private, outdoor courtyard with gas fire and seating is ideal for enjoying those stunning Queenstown summer nights, providing the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday.





Your own private piece of the Bay of Islands with undisturbed views across the ocean

Otaha Beachfront Lodge is a combination of exceptionally well curated and presented contemporary New Zealand design complemented by calming views of the ocean perched in the centre of New Zealand’s most historically rich environment.

Built from the timber of local trees, Otaha Beachfront Lodge is a piece of New Zealand history both physically and geographically.

The indoor feel of Otaha Beachfront is clean, spacious and encourages refined relaxation. All of the floors have a rich warm wooden feel and the house reflects the breezy clean feel of the ocean.

With internal furnishings from Simon James and other internationally renowned designers Otaha Beachfront Villa’s design has been considered from the front door to the back. With floor to ceiling windows there is no mistaking that you are in the middle of the Bay of Islands.

Five bedrooms, five ensuites and an additional room for a nanny or caregiver ensures you have optimal space for a family or group of travelling friends. The main living space has an internal facing outdoor decking area perfect for curling up and reading a book or for those summer evenings where you are looking to entertain outside. There is also an external private beach facing deck for those mornings and evenings of contemplation with a coffee or glass of wine, as well as a private yoga platform overlooking the ocean. You’ll be feeling zen in no time.

Only a two minute walk to your own private beach where you can enjoy surfing, floundering, walking tracks and a private area for friends and family.

Enjoy total privacy and immersion into your natural surroundings whilst still only being 15 minutes from the heart of Keri Keri.






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