Hotel Spotlight: Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand

kauri cliffs 3Active travelers who enjoy the finer things in life are right at home at Kauri Cliffs, set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay. The resort boasts jaw-dropping views of Cape Brett and the Cavalli Islands. Settle into your lavish suite with golf course and ocean views, private porch and open fireplace, then explore your surroundings. Golfers will want to check out the course, designed by David Harman and offering 15 Pacific-view holes, while sybarites will flock to the spa, where treatments are customized to your needs and a massage essence or oil is blended just for you.

kauri cliffs 2Just 22 outlying guest suites, each with two guest suites, provide the spacious accommodation at this Relais + Chateaux hideaway, nestled on the edge of native forest and the sea. The 2 bedroom Owner’s Cottage is another step above, recently gracing the cover of American design bible, Architectural Digest (December 2008).The world-class championship golfcourse with many holes overlooking the Pacific Ocean is highly acclaimed, Golf Digest naming it #1 International in its World’s 50 Best Golf Hotels. (2009).

Non-golfers, need not despair, Kauri Cliffs is home to a fabulous spa beautifully nestled amidst a totara forest with indoor/outdoor treatment rooms with outdoor fireplaces and was recently named in Tatler Magazine’s 101 Best Spas., Other popular activities are beautiful walks to the giant Kauri Tree, relaxing at Pink Beach, exploring the Cavalli Islands and much more.
All Vision Virtuoso Guests Receive:

Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
$100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit,
(not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability