Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand
Experience five-star luxury accommodation at Delamore Lodge. This elegant and exclusive boutique resort is located on Waiheke Island, the jewel of Auckland’s stunning Hauraki Gulf. From the moment you arrive, your senses will awaken to the ultimate in relaxation and romance. Delamore Lodge is a remarkable building that affords breathtaking views, sensuality, and a synergy with the environment.Moulded into the hillside at Owhanake Bay, each level of this boutique resort flows seamlessly into the next. A sweeping stairway links the entrance to the library and through to the spacious guest lounge and dining area.
The central courtyard features a tropical rock pool and waterfall, a deep, cave-like Jacuzzi, sauna, health and beauty-therapy rooms, and a wine cellar. The outdoor dining area has a striking, Italian-style fireplace. Adjacent are the lounge and the four luxurious guest suites.
To blend in with nature, the lodge walls are handcrafted curved and textured plaster. The colour-scheme incorporates sandy browns and rich chocolates, accented by pockets of lush-green foliage and the ever-changing blue of the Hauraki Gulf.
Exclusive use of the property is available for special occasions, corporate functions, weddings and honeymoons.
Currently there are 4 guest suites plus a two bedroom apartment available September 2011.
Facilities: Four luxury guest suites with private patios, Beauty spa treatments, Complimentary pre-dinner wine and hors d'oeuvres, Gourmet tailor-made breakfasts, Wine cellar stocked with award-winning local wines, Coffee, tea, juice and freshly baked muffins and cakes, Panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf, Sauna and private star-lit shower, Deep Jacuzzi, Infinity heated swimming pool, Private romantic grotto, Indoor and outdoor fireplaces, Courtyard with tropical rock pool, Library, Vineyard, winery and olive grove tours, Wheelchair access, Helicopter pad, Horseback riding, bush and beach walks, Fishing, sailing, diving, kayaking Golf, scenic flights, paragliding, Arts and crafts, cafes, restaurants and bars
•Condé Nast Traveller Magazine - Hot List 2004
•Conde Nast Traveler - "The style is mediterranean meets Maori. The lodge's shape was inspired by a matau, or traditional Maori fishhook (each suite has a curving stone-walled interior and a private patio); however, the muted sandy brown colour scheme is pure Tuscany..."
Destination: Delamore Lodge, (Waiheke Island), Auckland.
Official website: Delamore Lodge Luxury Accommodation
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