There are places that inspire calm and serenity, places where you can soak up the peaceful strength of nature and recharge your batteries. Relais & Châteaux establishments benefit from rare locations where you can yield to this fundamental need to be close to nature. Pampered by attentive staff, you’ll discover the joy of a break where every detail is designed to soothe body and mind. These establishments combine passionate hosts, creative cuisine and indulgent spa treatments for your enjoyment.
Orlane and Relais & Châteaux dedicate the Well-being Trophy to these magical venues where every experience contributes to this precious feeling of well-being.
Hotel and restaurant on a golf course. Far out to the east of Hawke’s Bay wine country, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers sits atop rolling farmland and rugged cliffs that give way to vast sea views. Home to not only a lodge and spa, this unique property also boasts an award-winning Tom Doak-designed golf course and a sanctuary for some of New Zealand’s most precious flora, fauna and endangered animals. Warm and enveloping, its generous suites and Owner’s Cottage deliver sumptuous comfort and awe-inspiring panoramic views. The main lodge overlooks the working farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean, and houses the guest lounge, library, wine cellar and snug, providing a variety of options of dining locations. And never short on incredible experiences, activities include exploring the expansive estate on horseback or Can-Am and hiking any of the many walking trails. ... Learn moreless