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Awesome Spot for a Regal Stop
Viva, The New Zealand Herald
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Wine, Lapping up Luxury

BBC Travel Online, 22 May
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Hunting Possums- and Ecological Balance- in New Zealand
Robb Report, May 2014
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The World’s Top 100 Resort
Indagare, Yearbook Edition
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'12 days in New Zealand'

Veranda.com, February 2014
Cape Kidnappers
The Ultimate Travel Guide to New Zealand

Robb Report, February 2014
Cape Kidnappers
10 Ultimate Adventures
Golf Travel, 2013
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers - Top Resort
Morning Clam, 2013
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Cape Kidnappers Special Destination Feature

In Essence, Autumn/Winter 2013
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The Cream of the Greens
The Knot, Winter 2014
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Over-the-top Honeymoons

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, November 2013
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A trio of luxury resorts shows off three different sides of New Zealand’s majestic terrain
Westlake Magazine, November 2013
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“Dream Trips for Dream Gifts”
Luxury Travel Magazine Australia
Cape Kidnappers
2013 Gold List Best Overseas Golf Resort

The Andrew Harper 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards
Cape Kidnappers
Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, 2013 Reader Survey Results
The Improper Bostonian, September 2013
Cape Kidnappers
Living Large, Hobbit-style

Indagare, Fall 2013
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Unforgettable New Zealand

Golf Asia
Cape Kidnappers
100% pure pleasure! With a myriad of cultural and natural attractions, New Zealand possesses an undeniable allure
Global Black Book
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Cape Kidnappers Feature
Forbes Argentina
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Paraiso y Golf en Nueva Zelandia

Virtuoso Life
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New Zealand 2 Ways
Artful Living
Cape Kidnappers
Tiger Tour is a two-island golfing extravaganza at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers combined with a stay at Matakauri Lodge.
HK Golfer
Cape Kidnappers
Any avid collector of golfing experiences should reach into their pocket and make the trip to the luxurious Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Aspen Magazine
Cape Kidnappers
My Own Private Vineyard
Gold Coast
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6 Top Summer Spots
Virtuoso Traveler
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Cast Your Line in New Zealand

Celebrated Living
Cape Kidnappers
Reader’s Choice Awards #1 of Top 20 International Golf Courses
Golf Digest China
Cape Kidnappers
Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers courses are proud to feature in Golf Digest China
Westlake Magazine 13.5
Cape Kidnappers
Check out The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay wine region, which blends posh living with great adventures for everyone in breathtaking surroundings.

Tiger Tour, Hudson Mod 3.13
Cape Kidnappers
Now this is how one should explore one of the world’s most breathtaking countries in five-star style: Hello, Tiger Tour.
Avid Golfer
Cape Kidnappers
The holes reveal themselves slowly, pausing at a crest here or a turn there so you can catch your breath and maybe snap a picture or two




Golf Magazine France
Cape Kidnappers
September 2011
Golf Magazine France
Cape Kidnappers
September 2011

Gayot.com features Cape Kidnappers in the Top 10 Golf Resorts in the World!
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011
Cape Kidnappers
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011

A Kiwi Classic
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Cape Kindappers
Sports & Style Magazine
Cape Kidnappers
The course on New Zealand's North Island will test the best
Food & Travel After Hours 
 October 2010
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Food & Travel After Hours - October 2010, Rick Stein Interview

Travel + Leisure Magazine June 2010
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World’s Best Service Awards - The Farm at Cape Kidnappers rated #2 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Cape Kidnappers #24 in World Top 100 Golf Courses.
Cape Kidnappers
Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Cape Kidnappers #24 in World Top 100 Golf Courses.
Gourmet Traveller Wine Article
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Gourmet Traveller Wine Article June/July 2010

Travel+Leisure (South Asia) Magazine "T+L 500 World's Best Hotels" January 2010
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers ranked #2 in New Zealand and the South Pacific with a score of 93.33...
Golfstyle Magazine – Feb 2010 issue
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay region offers a great experience of playing golf amidst a stunning setting on the edge of the Pacific...
Ralph Lauren Magazine 
 Golf on the Edge
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Savvy Golfers are heading down under to New Zealand for an above-par putting experience...

Australia & New Zealand Winter Special 
 February 1, 2010
Cape Kidnappers
In recognition of the all year round local support of our Australian & New Zealand residences, once again, Jay Robertson III, Managing Director of Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs has announced...
Grazia – Australia, Hotel Couture, Jan 2010
Cape Kidnappers
Ever wondered how the rich and famous do a NZ minibreak? Anita Quigley gets a taste…
Elite Traveller 
 14 Days in New Zealand
Cape Kidnappers
A hand-tailored New Zealand itinerary by Jet, Chopper and limo not only puts you in the most luxurious accommodations, but also delivers a host of unique activities from wilderness fishing...

Travel + Leisure 
 World’s Top 50 Hotels
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers ranked #22 with a score of 93.3 in this years Travel + Leisure, World’s Top 50 Hotels. Luxury and value can coexist, as Travel + Leisure learns in their ranking...
Caviar Affair 
 Hide and Seek – New Zealand
Cape Kidnappers
Exquisite private lodges house adventure seekers down under. - The sheep may outnumber people four-to-one, but New Zealand remains an alchemy of dramatic scenery and rich culture.
Wall Street Journal 
 Club Class
Cape Kidnappers
Last year’s deep discounting has created a new breed of travellers. They expect good deals and exotic experiences, all at the last minute. And they want it bespoke…

The Age 
 New Zealand’s Best
Cape Kidnappers
What do you give the person who has everything? Perhaps the Kiwi accommodation package 3xFabulous would make a nifty present to pop under the Christmas tree…
Herald Sun – Australia 
 Country Luxury on the Cape
Cape Kidnappers
Tee off amid farmland on the fringes of Hawkes Bay, writes TV personality Deborah Hutton. “I might not be a fine golfer but I do love the game and Cape Kidnappers’ course has been voted...
The Kiwi Challenge 
 Anthony Kim Wins The Kiwi Challenge 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Anthony Kim beats Sean O’Hair on First Playoff Hole to Win. – Proud sponsors, Cape Kidnappers Golf Resort owner Julian Robertson and son Alex Robertson flank Kiwi Challenge champion Anthony Kim...

Hawke’s Bay Today 
 Mahan chilled for challenge
Cape Kidnappers
An interview The Kiwi Challenge defending champion Hunter Mahan with Wall Street tycoon Julian Robertson at the Cape Kidnappers Resort…
The Kiwi Challenge 2009 
 Watch The 2009 Kiwi Challenge 
 Nov 14 & 15 on NBC Sports
Cape Kidnappers
If you cannot make it in person for The Kiwi Challenge 2009 at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's Bay New Zealand, this November 11 & 12, then don't miss this exciting PGA Golf Challenge - Watch NBC Sports...
Cliff Notes 
 News & Events at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri…
Cape Kidnappers
News & Events at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri. Including details on The Kiwi Challenge 2009, Winter Food & Wine Weekends, New Winemaker at Te Awa, Sustainable Farm, New Pasty Chef, Recipes...

Dominion Post 
 From a Distant Kitchen
Cape Kidnappers
Ann Warnock meets a Shropshire lad, now a worldclass chef at Hawke’s Bay’s Cape Kidnappers Lodge. - While he relishes the fresh ingredients he is able to source for his guests...
GolfChannel.com 
 Doak pays a visit to Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers
In preparation for the Kiwi Challenge at Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand, golf course architect Tom Doak paid a visit recently to his award-winning course. Despite opening barely five years ago...
Cybergolf.com 
 Doak Discusses Cape Kidnappers
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"You'll never play golf like this anywhere else," Doak added. "Our goal was to create interesting holes you wouldn't find anywhere else and that wasn't hard to do at Cape Kidnappers...

The Golf Book 
 by Sports Illustrated a winner
Cape Kidnappers
They say don't judge a book by its cover. Yet that old adage doesn't apply with Sports Illustrated: The Golf Book. Its cover is a beautiful montage of the game's greatest players...
The New Zealand Herald 
 Que syrah, shiraz
Cape Kidnappers
The Great Shiraz Challenge takes place on October 24 and sees Halliday lining up five examples of Australian shiraz from Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula to take on Bob Campbell's line-up...
Be Part of the Action 
 Tickets are now available
Cape Kidnappers
Be part of the action at this exciting international PGA Challenge Event being held at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay New Zealand 11-12 November 2009. Tickets are limited so get yours...

Golf Vacations 
 Kiwi Tigers
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers – “Top of its game” – The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay has been open for less the two years, yet its dramatic par-71 championship golf course designed by Tom Doak...
MiNDFOOD 
 Neil Perry talks to MiNDFOOD
Cape Kidnappers
During one of Cape Kidnappers Winter Gourmet Events, renowned celebrity chef Neil Perry chats on video to MiNDFOOD about what he likes most about Hawke’s Bay, why he prefers farmers markets...
2009 Kiwi Challenge 
 Defending Champ Mahan Heads List of Young Stars for Second Kiwi Challenge
Cape Kidnappers
Defending Champ Mahan Heads List of Young Stars for Second Kiwi Challenge - Four of the best young golfers on the PGA Tour will travel half-way around the world in mid-November, chasing a winner’s...

Conde Nast Traveller UK 
 The 12th Annual Readers' Travel Awards 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers was named in the top 20 best OVERSEAS LEISURE HOTELS - Australasia & the South Pacific in The Annual Readers Travel Awards by Conde Nast Traveller UK.
Herald on Sunday 
 Caped Crusades
Cape Kidnappers
CAPE KIDNAPPERS is consistently ranked among the world’s best golfing resorts. No wonder I was so excited about this trip. And that probably explains the first red-faced moment...
Cuisine Magazine 
 Stein Way
Cape Kidnappers
In the 12 years I have been writing for Cuisine, never have I been so excited, so inspired and so pleasantly surprised than when I met my greatest food hero, chef Rick Stein.

Golf Magazine 
 The 50 Greatest Courses of the Last 50 Years
Cape Kidnappers
Golf-Magazine-50th-Anniversary issue - ranked Cape Kidnappers 4th Greatest Golf Course in the World, and sister property Kauri Cliffs ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World...
Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge, Cape Kidnappers 
 3 X Fabulous
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Spend a total of nine nights at three of New Zealand’s finest lodges – Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. Follow the link to discover more about this special offer...
Travel & Leisure 
 World’s Best Awards 
 Resort Hotels
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and along with our sister property Kauri Cliffs topped the “World’s Best Awards” by distinguish Travel & Leisure Magazine - USA. Our two properties came in first...

The Kiwi Challenge 2009 
 PGA Challenge Event
Cape Kidnappers
Following the huge success of the 2008 Kiwi Challenge we are delighted to announce the 2009 Kiwi Challenge will be held at Cape Kidnappers on November 11th and 12th. Four sensational young players...
Luxury Travel & Style Magazine 
 Links and Lodgings
Cape Kidnappers
Australians are fortunate to have some of the world’s finest golf courses within easy reach… If it’s a golfing challenge you’re after, or memorable on-course accommodation, here we look at more...
Sunday Herald Sun Australia 
 TEE
RRIFIC
Cape Kidnappers
The first glimpse of the course as the car clears the pine forest and crests the hill is breathtaking. The postcard-perfect emerald hills give way to a series of jagged ridges that jut out like...

TVNZ 
 Rick Stein’s preforms his magic at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers…
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“Rick Stein loves seafood and travels the world testing and tasting the best on offer. He's got TV shows, a cooking school, restaurants and just loves it. Over the weekend he flew into...
Dish 
 Down on the Farm
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"From making tea in Shropshire to heading the kitchen at one of New Zealand's most exclusive lodges" - Victoria Wells meets the man whose job it is to keep the guests happy. Dish Magazine go behind...
Food and Wine 
 New Zealand's Great Wine Frontier
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers – at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Dale Gartland combines Mediterranean and Asian flavours, as in this grouper with mustard dressing…

Golf Digest, The World’s Greatest Golf
Courses 2009
2010
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is placed 13th in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World for 2009-2010 by the prestigious publication – Golf Digest. Golf Digest’s rankings are the most respected...
Vanity Fair 
 Superfly Guys
Cape Kidnappers
“Kidnappers restaurants commands the same awesome outlooks as the rest of the place and gave us the best food we ate in New Zealand, all the more noteworthy since the lodge only had been open for...
The Ultimate Kiwi Escape Package 
 STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US!
Cape Kidnappers
“The Ultimate Kiwi Escape Package” now extended to October 2009. - STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US! Stay at the Award winning Relais & Châteaux Lodges at Kauri Cliffs & at Cape Kidnappers...

Bride Magazine 
 Life's a Beach
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers is one of Hawke’s Bay’s most memorable natural attractions. The gannet reserve, which includes several nesting sites, contains the largest and most accessible mainland gannet...
NZ Sunday Star Times 
 Escape – Luxury Getaways
Cape Kidnappers
Interview with Neil Perry and his thoughts on New Zealand produce and highlight the exciting winter food and wine events happening at Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs…
Travel & Leisure Golf 
 The Life List
Cape Kidnappers
Travel and Leisure Golf “The Life List” – The Essential Experiences of the Perfect Golf Life - Cape Kidnappers achieves 5th placing in the world. Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is in great company...

Cliff Notes 
 March 2009 Newsletter
Cape Kidnappers
News and views from Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers, including the new Kiwi Discovery Walks now part of the Cape Kidnappers Guest Activity Program along with recent awards, accolades...
Conde Nast Traveller UK 
 The Ultimate Guide of Where to Stay in New Zealand 2009
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, further south in the renowned Hawke's Bay wine region, will surely become known as a super-luxury lodge with the world's 27th-best golf course attached...
Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs 
 2009 Special Winter Events
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Special 2009 Winter Events - don’t miss these excellent winter events with celebrity winemakers, wine aficionado and famous chefs. This years programme include wine makers; Dr. Neil McCallum...

New Zealand’s Most Interesting Golf Courses 
 NZ Sunday Star Times
Cape Kidnappers
“Most Acclaimed Course” – Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is named the “Most Acclaimed Course as named by New Zealand’s Sunday Star Times. In their Drive Time article – A Tour of New Zealand’s Most...
Australian Winter Special 
 Cape Kidnappers Golf & Spa Resort
Cape Kidnappers
Staying at a 5 Star Luxury Lodge has never been so affordable! Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs announces their 2009 Special Winter Package exclusively for all Australian Residences...
New Zealand Winter Special 
 Cape Kidnappers Golf & Spa Resort
Cape Kidnappers
Staying at a 5 Star Luxury Lodge has never been so affordable! Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs announces their 2009 Special Winter Package exclusively for all New Zealand Residences...

Kiwi Collection 
 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers - 5 Star Spa & Golf Resort in Hawkes Bay, North Island New Zealand is proud to a member of the exclusive Kiwi Collection 2009.
Tatler Travel Guide 2009 
 101 Best Hotels 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers Ranked among the best 'Far-out adventures' hotels in the Tatler Travel Guide Tatler Travel Awards - 101 Best Hotels 2009
Harper's Bazaar UK 
 The World’s Most Glamorous Hotels 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Harper’s Bazaar (UK) Travel Guide - The World’s Most Glamorous Hotels, Hideaways, Villas and Lodges - Dream Destinations, 2009 – The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hakes Bay, North Island, New Zealand.

Luxury Travel & Style Magazine 
 Best Overseas Golf Resorts Award 2009
Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers and along with our sister property Kauri Cliffs have both been ranked in the Top 10 of the “Best Overseas Golf Resort” in the annual Gold List 2009 Awards published by Australian...
Tasmanian 
 The drive to a world
class New Zealand golf getaway tees you up for the game of your life...
Cape Kidnappers
The drive to a world-class New Zealand golf getaway tees you up for the game of your life, writes Phillip Heads from the Tasmanian Sunday Newspaer. NO MATTER how hard you try, the best drive at...
Conde Nast Traveller 
 The Gold List 2009 – Best Food
Cape Kidnappers
Conde Nast Traveller acknowledges THE FARM AT CAPE KIDNAPPERS, NEW ZEALAND in fifth annual Gold List 2009. - BEST FOOD. - X FACTOR - “Chef Dale Gartland's menu features local produce including...

Cape Kidnappers Special Offer 
 Pay 5 Stay 6 Package
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STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US - Award winning Relais & Chateaux Lodges at Kauri Cliffs & The Farm at Cape Kidnappers invite you to take advantage of this truly special offer...
Architectural Digest 
 Inside Private Homes
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, these two award winning 5 star Luxury Resorts that both come complete with internationally rated golf courses and world class spa...
Golf Magazine 
 Forget Europe—cross the other horizon and you’ll find some spectacular golf
Cape Kidnappers
There are few more majestic sites for a golf course than the 5,000-acre sheep station on the southeastern tip of the North Island that was handed to designer Tom Doak by Robertson in 2003...

Travel & Leisure – Southeast Asia 
 “It List” The Editors’ Choice Awards – Top 27 Best New Hotels in the World 2008
Cape Kidnappers
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers – Hawke’s Bay, North Island, New Zealand - Named in the Top 27 New Hotels in the World 2008 – The “It List” by the editors of Travel & Leisure November 2008...
Winestate 
 Hawke's Bay 
 Not your ordinary Farm
Cape Kidnappers
HAWKE'S Bay now has a world-class resort to match its stunning wines. The long-anticipated The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is now in full swing, offering luxury accommodation, a spa and a golf course...
Cable Television 
 The Kiwi Challenge International TV Broadcast Dates
Cape Kidnappers
International TV broadcast times for The Kiwi Challenge Golfing Event held at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers luxury golf resorts in the north island of New Zealand. This international PGA golf...

Destinasain 
 Asia's Leading Travel Magazine 
 Best New Resorts in Asia Pacific
Cape Kidnappers
Asia’s leading travel magazine "Destinasain" lists Cape Kidnappers from Hawkes Bay in the North Island of New Zealand as one of the Best New Resorts in the Asia Pacific Region in their 2008...
New Zealand Luxury Lodge Cruise Packages 
 Cruise add
on Lodge Packages
Cape Kidnappers
Reflect on life’s journeys by booking a pre or post Luxury Lodge Cruise Package at New Zealand’s two most awarded luxury lodges in the north island of New Zealand – Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs...
PGA Golf 
 Online 
 Officially Sanctioned Kiwi Challenge Event
Cape Kidnappers
The inaugural Kiwi Challenge, is now an officially sanctioned event on the PGA TOUR's Challenge Events' season. - "We are pleased to officially add the Kiwi Challenge as one of the PGA TOUR's...

Travel & Leisure 
 Australia 
 Travel & Leisure Annual Report 2008
Cape Kidnappers
Australia - Travel & Leisure Annual Report 2008 - 100 Best Destinations & Discoveries lists Cape Kidnappers. "In a country that has well and truly perfected the art of the Luxury Lodge, Cape Kidnapper
The Daily Telegraph 
 UK 
 Cape Kidnappers Listed Top 10 Golf Courses of The World
Cape Kidnappers
The Daily Telegraph Newspaper from the United Kingdom has named Cape Kidnappers Golf Course - No.1 in "The World’s Top 10 Golf Courses" list surpassing Pebble Beach, Royal Melbourne, Royal County...
HARPER'S BAZAAR 
 BAZAAR Lifestyle 
 The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers
The car climbs ever higher, twisting through sharp bends and steep grades bathed in the late-afternoon shadows from an endless canopy of stately redwoods and whispering pines.

TOWN & COUNTRY TRAVEL 
 Wild at Heart
Cape Kidnappers
New Zealand’s rugged landscape can inspire poetry in even the most jaded of men. And when traveling to the country’s pristine retreats with your daughter, you can’t help but become reflective.

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The Farm at Cape Kidnappers Luxury Lodge is an International Award Winning Luxury Golf Spa Resort, located on the breathtaking coastline of Hawkes Bay - The Wine Country - Situated in the North Island of New Zealand. This Boutique 5 Star Luxury Accommodation boasts an award winning Tom Doak designed Golf Course with Luxury Lodge Style Accommodation. As a Small Luxury Boutique Hotel we provide the finest international 5 star service, fine dining Restaurant, farm tours and much more. Treat yourself and book the Owner's Cottage for a Luxury Accommodation experience at this International Relais & Châteaux Golf Spa Resort located only minutes from Napier Airport in the North Island of New Zealand. Voted - Top 30 New Hotels in the World - Travel & Leisure - It List for 2008 - UK Conde Nast Traveler - Top 100 Ultimate Escapes 2008 - Robb Report - 101 Best Suites in the World - Elite Traveler.
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