Enjoy peace and tranqulity on the shores of the Pacific Ocean
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Relaxation | Wildlife
Set upon five acres of countryside, Manakau Lodge is at the foot of the Kaikoura Ranges in the northeast of the South Island. Enjoying a location where peace and tranquility prevail, the lodge is situated just five minutes from the beach. To one side, the majestic peaks of the mountains soar, snow-capped for most of the year; to the other, you'll be treated to an ocean panorama, fabulous sunrises, and more often than not, a glittering night sky.
An intimate lodge, Manakau accommodates guests in two Lodge rooms and two Deluxe rooms. Expect luxurious furnishings that include super-king beds, deep cushioned armchairs, spacious living areas and indulgent bathrooms with walk-in rain showers and heated floors. Beautiful views of the mountains and ocean can be enjoyed from private verandahs.
Enjoy freshly made croissants and pastries, Mt. Cook salmon and a delicious kiwi grill for breakfast, and, for dinner, there's a selection of platters on offer. Our favourite is the collection of cheese from local artisan cheesemakers, paired with an award-winning New Zealand wine, of course.
On selected dates in 2016 guests have the chance to take part in a photography workshop in the company of a professional photographer, a great way to explore the countryside around the lodge and capture some priceless memories of your stay. There’s also a beach close by and, with a little luck, you may have the opportunity to spot whales or dolphins from the shore.
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Book by: 30 September 2017
Discover the Bay of Islands, Coromandel and Rotorua on the North Island and Kaikoura, Fox Glacier and Fiordland on the South Island at your own pace, with the chance to sample a full range of off-the-beaten track adventures and excursions.
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