Waoku Lodge, Raglan, New Zealand
Set in native bush with breathtaking views across Whale Bay and the Tasman Sea, Waoku Lodge comprises four self-contained, luxury serviced apartments. Each is named and themed after the elements; Ahi (fire), Whenua (earth), Matangi (air) and Moana (water). Ideal for couples (although each apartment can accommodate up to four people in two double or twin bedrooms), with open-plan living and kitchen areas complemented by extensive decking. Ahi and Whenua overlook the ocean, whilst Matangi and Moana have stunning views into native bush, with ocean views from the decks.Each apartment has some or all of the following as standard:Meals may be ordered and are served in-room (Click here for sample menus), or take advantage of the fully equipped kitchen to self-cater. Our menu is complemented by an excellent wine list with fine wines from New Zealand and France. Mini BarTV, DVD player, Bose sound system. Full Sky channels in each apartment
Facilities: Access to extensive CD and DVD library, Ample reading material, Spa pools available to two apartments, Full kitchen with all appliances; hob, oven, refrigerator-freezer, microwave, dishwasher and breakfast bar, Two-person shower and heated floor in bathroom, Extended decking with outdoor furniture, Broadband wireless internet access, Air conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair dryer, Laundry facilities, Small considerations including fruit, flowers, milk and nibbles in your room on arrival are typical of the attention that often defines the full Waoku experience.
•2009 Qualmark Five Star Rating
Beautiful outlook complemented by fantastic attention to detail, a gem discovered. Would like to have stayed for a week and work my way through the menu. Food A1.”
“This is a stunning lodge….. Quality finishes throughout. Comfortable and stylish. We enjoyed a cosy night in on a rainy winter’s night, lazing about on the big, beautiful couches. I would absolutely rent from them again. They were helpful, accommodating and responsive.”