‘Relaxation Surrounded By Beautiful Nature’
Hapuku Lodge & Tree houses is a 5 star Eco-Retreat in a beautiful part of the world near the town of Kaikoura in the Abel Tasman & Marlborough Region. Designed as a contemporary country hotel, much of the property is crafted from natural products. The lodge rooms and suites are spacious with fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. They also feature large bathrooms with Japanese soaking tubs for two and rainforest showers. There is a lap pool, sauna and massage room onsite and guests can rent mountain bikes to explore the local area. The executive chef here won the New Zealand edition of Master Chef in 2011 and her expertise shows throughout the wonderful cuisine on offer with the menu changing daily to make the most out of local fresh produce.
In Our Opinion
‘The Family Tree House is great for families with an upper floor bedroom for parents and a lower floor one for children and all the time offering staggering natural views.’
This two-storey tree house sits over 10 meters above the ground in the canopy of a native Kanuka grove and offers fantastic mountain and sea views
The Hapuku Room overlooks the Lodge’s lap-pool, deer paddock, Kaikoura’s spectacular mountains and the Southern Pacific Ocean. It's a large, light-filled room with fireplace, soaking tub, rain forest shower, custom-made furniture, and private stairway down to the pool.
The Lodge Room looks out across the deer paddock and up to the mountains. It features an expansive bathroom with a deep Japanese soaking tub, and Hapuku Lodge's custom furnishings including a custom-built king-size bed.
A suite housed in the main lodge and featuring a living area with a stone fireplace in the lounge. There are also amazing views of the Kaikoura Mountain Range from the first-floor balcony or ground floor patio.
The Olive House is free standing, three-bedroom suite, with two bedrooms on the upper level and one on the ground floor. In addition to the spacious suites, there is a first-floor lounge with balconies either side while all bedrooms are en-suite.
Perched over 10 meters above the ground, these one bedroom suites offer spectacular views, woodburning fireplace and open air deck for enjoying the scenery
All food is made in the lodge kitchen and the dinner menu is changed daily to take full advantage of the fresh produce, game and seafood available. Wild game is a regular feature on the menu and there’s an extensive New Zealand wine list, a wide-range of cocktails, local beer and non-alcoholic drinks on offer.