Perched high above the ocean, this luxury lodge boasts glorious panoramic views of the coastline and rolling greens of the namesake par 72 Championship Golf Course. Located 4 hours by road north of Auckland, this sophisticated and elegant lodge is a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group. Designed with timeless beauty the property boasts soft furnishings, warm carpets and blonde wood to create space, comfort and a sense of complete relaxation.
There are just 22 light-filled suites nestled amid the 6,000 acres of rolling hillside with views overlooking the luscious farmland, golf course and ocean. Each room features spacious king-sized beds, beautiful ensuite bathrooms with twin vanities, open fire places and east-facing balconies. The 2-bedroom Owners Cottage features a large and welcoming lounge and a spacious outdoor patio opening onto a private infinity pool. The cottage also features its own kitchen and outdoor barbecue allowing for in-house dining. For the ultimate private time away with friends or family the property also has three 4-bedroom “Residences” that offer the complete home away from home experience.
The onsite restaurant serves a wide range of international cuisines using locally sourced products and only the freshest produce. Head Chef Barry Frith draws inspiration from a wide range of international cuisines, creating dishes full of flavour. Dining spaces can vary between the main dining room, Green Room or on the veranda, whilst private dining can be arranged upon request.
With such a serene location overlooking the coast The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs offers a wide range of activities. For the adventurous, sea-kayaking, surfing, horse-riding and quad biking are all popular. With three private beaches there is plenty of opportunity to wander the landscape by yourself; enjoy a beach bbq or take a picnic lunch to a secluded spot.