Kapitea Ridge, West Coast, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 4

Kapitea Ridge is an intimate and stylish, luxury boutique hotel on the rugged West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The lodge is located between Hokitika and Greymouth, and lies amongst 8 hectares of prime coastal land with panoramic views over the wild beaches and indigenous rainforest. The unique design and the special location offer tranquil relaxation amidst nature. Accommodation is stylish and private, with attention to comfort and detail. In the evening lodge guests have the option of enjoying fine food and wine in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.

Guests may choose to unwind with the solitude of a walk along the beach, take a relaxing soak in the garden jacuzzi, admire the dramatic West Coast seascape from the privacy of their balcony. Take an early morning or evening mountain bike workout on the serene Chesterfield country lane or arrange a days escorted kayak and picnic on a nearby lake. Guest accommodation is uncluttered, warm, comfortable and simply relaxing, with unsurpassed views and carefully chosen touches of luxury - voile or taffeta drapes and cushions lavishly on the beds, some are locally hand-dyed silk, mohair rugs, interesting art, local poetry books and hand-made ceramic door name plates. Cotton bath sheets, hot tub robes, towel wraps and a range of toiletries. The d├ęcor is individual to each room, with colours inspired by the changing moods of the New Zealand landscape.

Facilities: Complimentary tea and coffee facilities, home-made cookies, Antipodes water and chocolates are provided in the centrally located upstairs foyer. Some rooms have the facilities in the room. Wireless broadband internet connection and a laptop available for guest use. Garden jacuzzi available for guest use. There is no smoking in any of the interior areas of the property, and Kapitea Ridge complies with the New Zealand Fire and Disability Total Access regulations and standards.

Destination: West Coast, New Zealand

Official website: Kapitea Ridge

"Great to visit you again, quality in everything. If our plans bring us in this direction we will stay here again!"

"What an absolute pleasure! Thank you for sharing your view, your lovely architecture and your hospitality."