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Plan your personalized
itinerary with our concierge
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.
*Total price provided for information only, based on accommodation for two people in a double room for the number of nights per property as indicated on this page, exclusive of recommended activities, properties that cannot be reserved online and restaurants.
Hotel and restaurant in a park. Huka Lodge has enjoyed a location of great natural beauty, on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, since it was founded as a very simple trout fishing camp, in 1924. It nestles within a landscape of snow-capped peaks, wild tussock, lush forests and clear blue lakes and streams. This legendary retreat continues to define absolute style, while offering privacy and relaxation, with authentic outdoor adventure, for those who appreciate exquisite cuisine, personal service and unique experiences. Offering a truly exclusive experience, within 17-acres, Huka Lodge proudly taking its place amongst the world’s best retreats – with its reputation and awards all richly deserved. ... Learn moreless
The geothermal parks in Rotorua demonstrate the magnificent spectacle and power of nature. Here, the earth reveals bubbling craters, silica terraces and an incredible array of colors!
Owing to its high altitude, Lake Taupo feels particularly pure and fresh. You can enjoy mini private cruises on this lake, which is considered the most expansive in the country. White pebble beaches make it look like an immense inland ocean where you can go diving on really hot days. Amazing Maori sculptures protrude from the cliff facing the lake and look stunning at twilight!
On the North Island, watch the stunning spectacle of the Huka Falls on Waikato River, whose turquoise waters surge into an enormous rock canyon. As well as hiking on the trails around the edge of the falls, there are various other activities on offer, including helicopter flights and jet boating, letting you admire them up close. Feel the thrill!
Hotel and restaurant on a private island. A short cruise from Viti Levu, surrounded by crystalline waters, fringed by palm trees, Dolphin Island offers an authentic South Pacific experience for exclusive-use guests. Warm and friendly Fijian staff took after you as much, or as little, as you require. The thatched main bure, with infinity pool, is the hub of entertainment, relaxation and dining. This is flanked by four thatched, en suite guest bures. These romantic, beautifully appointed, air-conditioned suites have been designed for comfort and relaxation. As every day becomes uniquely your own, and as you select fresh seafood from a local fisherman for your next delicious Fijian-fusion meal, you know that your return to the real world is going to be hard. ... Learn moreless
The clear waters of Dolphin Island are a real paradise for lovers of aquatic flora and fauna. Scuba diving or snorkeling, sea kayaking and hobie cat sailing let you enjoy the very best of what the island has to offer.
A short climb from the main building and you’ll be on top of it all. This secret paradise is the perfect place to appreciate the night sky at tropical latitudes. Lanterns and candles provide the only source of light, giving this cozy setting its romantic and intimate feel. Sit back and gaze at the stars, lulled by the soft breeze from the ocean!
Between the islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, less than an hour by boat from Dolphin Island, lie deep marine passages that are exceptionally rich in biodiversity. Teeming with coral reefs, the waters are home to over 1,000 endangered species of fish, sharks and sea turtles.