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a few of our favorite things Eagles Nest is a multi-award winning retreat set within a 75-acre estate atop a private ridgeline, and offers an eclectic international contemporary style with spectacular views of the Bay of Islands. The lodge at Kauri Cliffs is home to a world-renowned golf course and affords spectacular 180° views of the Pacific Ocean which can be enjoyed from various settings around the lodge. Kauri Cliffs Treetops Lodge is a nature lover’s paradise set in more than 2,500-acres of private wilderness in New Zealand’s famed thermal region.Treetops offers trout streams, lakes, hiking trails, and horse riding. Eagles Nest Huka Lodge is an iconic New Zealand lodge that has offered generous hospitality since the 1920’s. It lies superbly within 17-acres of manicured grounds beside the hypnotic waters of the Waikato River in Taupo. Treetops Lodge and Wilderness Estate Huka Lodge The Farm at Cape Kidnappers Otahuna Lodge is an intimate, exclusive retreat set at the base of the Banks Peninsula in New Zealand’s most important historic homestead, and is surounded by 30 acres of its own botanic gardens. Wharekauhau Country Estate Otahuna Lodge Blanket Bay Lodge Located in Hawke’s Bay, The Farm is set on a sheep and cattle farm which encompasses land reminiscent of Montana but plunges 800 feet straight into the sea. Blanket Bay is a stunning backcountry retreat with lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows. It sits on the lakeshore 45 minutes outside Queenstown in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Wharekauhau is a multi award-winning estate that provides exclusive resort accommodation at Palliser Bay; offering the chance for guests to enjoy unique New Zealand country hospitality. *Maps not to scale. For more details, or to design your very own South Pacific experience, contact your Virtuoso Travel Advisor.