518 Whitmore Road, Matakana RD6, North Auckland, Auckland
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Takatu Lodge & Vineyard offers a unique experience – the opportunity to stay on a working award-winning vineyard in the heart of charming Matakana, a premium wine-growing and famed farmers-market centre, renowned for its magnificent beaches – and situated less than an hour north of Auckland.
In this 5 Star architectural,contemporary lodge guests enjoy the highest standards of elegance and comfort. High vaulted wooden ceilings and hand-cut stone floors throughout complement the natural surroundings. Open log fires inside and out, a cosy library and outside landscaped rooms are a few of the many architectural features.
The lodge has four very romantic and private luxury suites, all with views of the vineyard, hill ranges and Pacific Ocean beyond. In your suite enjoy organic juice, herbal teas and coffees, local organic chocolates, hand-crafted bath salts and aromatherapy candles.
•Tawharanui Peninsula's spectacular beaches, bird & wild life sanctuary
•Matakana Village Farmers Market – one of New Zealand's best
•Brick Bay Sculpture Trail - the most renowned NZ sculptors exhibiting their work in a natural bush setting
•Visit the six magnificent beaches within 10 minutes drive – perfect for swimming, surfing and trekking
•Wine tasting tour of Matakana Coast Wine Country
•Glass Bottom Boat tour around Goat Island Marine Reserve
•Horse trekking along wild Pakiri Beach & through forests & farmland
•Visit Kawau Island and historic Mansion House
•Scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing, canoeing and kayaking – at the surrounding beaches and rivers and at Goat Island Marine Reserve
•Premium wine from local wineries, especially Takatu Vineyard
•Artwork by renowned New Zealand artists & sculptors who reside in the Matakana region
•Handcrafted artefacts from the charming Matakana Village just five minutes from the Lodge
•Taste and purchase the local fresh produce – from Charlie's handmade ice cream, buffalo cheeses, smoked fish – the choice is endless
09 January 2017