New Zealand

Hotels in New Zealand

The owner designed the inn after his wife asked him to 'build [her] a Greek getaway.'She certainly got what she wanted: the house looks like it could just as easily have been built into a Santorini cliff. The three colorful guest rooms have views of the water, and private patios.

An exclusive 25-room lodge beloved by boldface names for its elegant rooms and premier fishing, hiking, and golfing opportunities.

Though it’s just 15 minutes’ drive from the geothermal wonders (and tourist hordes) of Rotorua, this sumptuous and secluded estate might as well occupy its own private planet.

Set on 30 acres amid soft, sheep-speckled hills that look like the backdrop for a Masterpiece Theatre production of a Jane Austen heartbreaker, Otahuna Lodge is one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture in Australia.

The four-room hotel is set on a 6 1/2-acre vineyard in Wairarapa wine country.

Through New Zealand’s Seasonz Travel bespoke outfitters, you can rent a cloistered retreat on the privately owned 5,000-acre Great Mercury Island—25 minutes by helicopter from Auckland.