The ability to offer remarkable natural assets, from awesome landscapes to wildlife, with some of the most chic and eco-stylish accommodation in the Southern Hemisphere, makes travelling to New Zealand and Fiji such a unique experience.
Arrive into Auckland. Ferry or helicopter to Waiheke Island, location of the nautically-inspired boutique hotel, The Boatshed.
Explore Waiheke Island.Once ‘Hippy’, now totally cool, Waiheke Island offers world-acclaimed architecture, private sculpture collections, boutique galleries, vineyards and golden, sandy beaches, and spectacular coastal scenery of the Paciﬁ c Ocean. Try the ‘Island of Design’ self-guided walk experience.
Fly from Auckland to Kerikeri.Stay two nights at Cavalli Island Retreat & Spa – Cavalli Islands.
Relax and unwind.In the contemporary surroundings of Cavalli Island Retreat & Spa, take in the natural beauty and panoramic views of the Paciﬁ c Ocean, enjoy the long, white, sandy beaches – yours being the only footprints. A ‘must do’ is sampling the ﬁ nest New Zealand cuisine using locally sourced seafood.
Fly to Hawke’s Bay, for two nights at Millar Road.There’s nothing quite like the seriously stylish experiences of contemporary NZ design in a vineyard or waterfront setting offered by Millar Road villas, an ideal base for exploring the internationally acclaimed vineyards, farmers’ markets and gourmet restaurants.
Drive from the Hawke’s Bay to Wellington. Stay two nights at Ohtel, Wellington’s newest hip hotel – originally planned, perfectly executed and profoundly desirable!
For urban pleasures, Wellington City offers a wealth of dining, entertainment and cultural attractions. With Wellington being divided into four quarters, each with its own unique character: Lambton Quarter for shopping, Cuba Quarter for fashion, Courtenay Quarter for theatre and entertainment, and Willis Quarter for art galleries. Don’t forget Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum.
Fly to the garden city of Christchurch.Stay two nights at Huntley House – as chic as Christchurch gets.
Drive a classic car.Choose from Huntley House’s selection of a 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III, Aston Martin DB7 Vantage, Bentley Brooklands, MG TD 2000, Range Rover Vogue or for the real explorer, a Hummer H2. Self drive and explore Canterbury’s vineyards or the quaint French village of Akaroa.
Fly or drive to Te Anau (via Queenstown).Stay two nights at this holistic spa retreat, Takaro, Te Anau.
Rejuvenate at Takaro.Famous for its menu of over 40 award-winning massages and body treatments, experience total relaxation and inner peace utilising I Ching. Takaro has 10 luxurious Five Element chalets, each designed by a leading Feng Shui expert. End your holiday in New Zealand with a day of pampering and rejuvenation.
Answer your call to paradise, ﬂ y to Fiji and stay on the eco-chic private island of Royal Davui. Your own Vale (home) include full air conditioning, private plunge pool, and your own private beach. Voted as the ‘most romantic in the Paciﬁ c, Caribbean and Atlantic‘ by Condé Nast Traveller in 2007.