Luxury Hotels on the South Island

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Millbrook Resort

Australasia > New Zealand

This hotel preserves its rich history and natural surroundings, whilst remaining one of the worlds leading five star golf and spa resorts. Read more

Azur Lodge

Australasia > New Zealand

Set on a private hillside above Lake Wakatipu, Azur is a private and tranquil lodge just five minutes drive from buzzing downtown Queenstown. Read more

Blanket Bay

Australasia > New Zealand

Located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, this alpine Lodge takes its name from the tradition of sheep shearing on the shores of the lake. Read more

Bay of Many Coves

Australasia > New Zealand

Accessible only by ferry, the Bay of Many Coves Resort is a true romantic hideaway. Spectacular views of the Queen Charlotte Sound are complimented by the surrounding bush in New Zealand’s sunniest region. Read more

Grasmere Lodge

Australasia > New Zealand

Grasmere Lodge has evolved from a traditional farm homestead built in 1858 to a sophisticated and tranquil retreat which offers adventures galore. Read more

Matakauri Lodge

Australasia > New Zealand

Matakauri Alpine Lodge just outside Queenstown offers a rustic yet luxurious stay, with spectacular scenery and a huge variety of outdoor activities. Read more


Australasia > New Zealand

On the edge of the Abel Tasman National Park lies Edenhouse hotel, an exclusive and elegant retreat in the Orinoco Valley. Read more


Australasia > New Zealand

New Zealand is famous for its luxurious lodges, but they do tend to stick to a well-worn – if completely excellent – format. That’s what makes the entrance stage left of Annandale all the more exciting, because this is somewhere utterly original with both a big and small ‘O’. Read more


Australasia > New Zealand

Any visitor to New Zealand looking to experience the Maori concept of manaakitanga (the importance of hospitality towards guests) need look no further than Otahuna Lodge. Read more

Minaret Station

Australasia > New Zealand

A spectacular helicopter flight over the jagged peaks and glaciers above Lake Wanaka delivers guests to this exclusive lodge, the first of its kind in New Zealand. Read more

Whare Kea

Australasia > New Zealand

Whare Kea is a luxurious private hire lodge surrounded by 60 acres of farmland on the shore of Lake Wanaka, and the perfect place for a family gathering or group of friends. Read more

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