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Travel+Leisure Top Resort Hotels: 4 Relais & Châteaux out of 5 in the World Best in Australia and New Zealand!

Travel+Leisure has just revealed the Top 5 Best Resort Hotels in Australia and New Zealand. Relais & Châteaux is proud to see 4 of its properties on the list.  Whether its making your own vintage in the Australian Barossa Valley, seeing the birthplace of Maori legends on Lake Wakatipu, learning about the kiwi or experiencing an exceptional golf course that lines the Pacific coast of New Zealand, there are countless reasons to visit! 

Travel+Leisure Top Resort Hotels: 4 Relais & Châteaux out of 5 in the World Best in Australia and New Zealand!

 

#1 The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs – Matauri Bay, New Zealand

With a panoramic view of Cape Brett and the Cavalli Islands, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs offers one of the most stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding nature. And the cliff-side golf course is a paradise for aficionados.Discover The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

>  A breathtaking view

>  A cliff-side golf course overlooking the Pacific

#2 The Farm at Kidnappers – Hawkes Bay, Nouvelle-Zélande

The Farm at Kidnappers is set against the stunning backdrop of Hawkes Bay. The 130-meter-high cliffs create a sensational landscape, from the vineyards to the Pacific Ocean. Its world-renowned golf course hugs the cliff edge and provides a unique space for lovers of the greens.Découvrez The Farm at Kidnappers

> Swing on the green between the peaks of the cliffs and the waves of the Pacific

>  Head off in search of the Kiwi, a local endangered species

 

#4 The Louise – Barossa Valley, Australia

Wine lovers will love it here! The Barossa Wine Valley is the exceptional setting for The Louise, whose contemporary style sits wonderfully against the vineyard backdrop. Between gastronomy and wine-making, your Australian adventure will have a hint of grape to it! Discover The Louise

>  Experience breakfast with the kangaroos

>  Make your own wine in a neighbouring vineyard and discover the art of blending

 

#5 Matakauri Lodge – Queenstown, New Zealand

Just 7 minutes from Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge opens its doors for a spot of serenity. With Lake Wakatipu as a backdrop, rich in Maori legend, you can expect an exceptional stay. Discover the Matakauri Lodge

> Immediate departure for the New Zealand Alps, for lakes, rivers and glacier valleys. Ready for take-off?

>  Discover Lake Wakatipu in a jet boat. It will get the adrenaline pumping!