Takatu Lodge & Vineyard

Location: Auckland, Bay of Islands & Northland | New Zealand

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Capture the essence of artisan New Zealand at Takatu Lodge & Vineyard. This countryside retreat is situated at the entrance to the breathtaking Takatu Peninsula, in the heart of the winelands, and offers sweeping vistas out to sea. With the natural wood and stone architecture complementing the environment, blend into your surroundings while savouring fine artisan produce and delicious home-grown wines.
Perfect forFoodie holidays and wine connoisseurs.
In the knowLook forward to a complimentary bottle of Takatu’s award-winning Bordeaux style Kawau Bay or a chilled Takatu Poppies Provence-style Rosé, presented to you on arrival.

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Hotel Overview


At the entrance to Takatu Peninsula, just north of Auckland.

Rooms at Takatu Lodge

Four luxurious suites offer expansive glass windows and private terraces for admiring the breathtaking views. Cosy up among the roaring log fires and heated floors, and treat yourself to a candlelit soak in the double bath.

Food and facilities

Breakfasts are a delicious combination of seasonal fruits, locally made breads and home cooked treats. Taste the wines from the lodge’s boutique vineyards and nibble on hors d'oeuvres at pre-dinner drinks with your fellow staff and guests, before settling down with a book in the library or stargazing on the terrace. Note that dinners are not available at the lodge.

Acitivities at Takatu Lodge

This stretch of the Matakana Coast is a popular artist hangout; exhibit a range of fine art and crafts in galleries, workshops and artist’s homes along the coast. Take an exhilarating horseback ride along the white sand beaches, or pay a visit to the Matakana Farmers’ Market taking place every Saturday to pick up some artisan gifts.

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