The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs


Northland, New Zealand
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is set on 6,000 acres of farmland on New Zealand’s North Island. The facility features 22 guest suites and a two bedroom Owner’s Cottage. The main lodge features breathtaking 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, the offshore Cavalli Islands, and Cape Brett.

Facilities include the 18 hole championship golf course, two Astroturf tennis courts, two swimming pools (one indoor and one outdoor infinity pool), as well as a spa and fully equipped fitness centre. The property also features three secluded swimming beaches, a waterfall, and a magnificent Kauri Tree. The 5-Star facility is part of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Collection and is ranked as the #1 hotel in the South Pacific and #17 in the world.

The accompanying golf course features eighteen holes designed by David Harman. Fifteen holes have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge to the sea. The course played host to the Shell's Wonderful World of Golf Match between Michael Campbell and Fred Couples in 2003, the PGA Tour’s Kiwi Challenge in 2008, and has received numerous accolades and awards including being ranked among the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World, and its current ranking as the #1 Golf Resort in the World by Golf Digest.

    Awards

    2013 and 2014

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs was named #18 in Australasia and the South Pacific category Andrew Harper Readers Choice Awards.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs was named #12 in the Top 20 Golf Resorts in the World by Andrew Harper Readers Robb Report.

    The World’s Top 100 Resorts Kauri Cliffs named #1 in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World.

    Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World Golf Magazine, Top 100 Courses in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs golf course was ranked #74 in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts – Best of the Best 2013 Hotel of the Year Award

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs has been nominated in the ‘Hotel of the Year’ category. The Lodge is included in an esteemed list of six properties worldwide and is the only Hotel recognized in the Southern Hemisphere.

    Matauri Bay, New Zealand – The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs has been recognized in both Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best in the World issue and Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List issue. SAVEUR Culinary Travel Awards - The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs Honored as Notable

    An Expert Panel of 15 Journalists, Celebrity Chefs and Restaurateurs Join SAVEUR Magazine Readers to Name the World's Best Cities, Markets, Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Airlines and More Read More here. Condé Nast Traveller UK.

    Kauri Cliffs was named #17 in the "Favourite Overseas Holiday Hotel in Australasia and the Pacific" category of the 2013 Condé Nast Traveller UK. SpaFinder Wellness 365 - Reader’s Choice Country Awards.

    Matauri Bay, New Zealand – The 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Country Award named The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs the favorite spa in New Zealand. The Northern Advocate.

    Kauri Cliffs ranks top course in NZ Kauri Cliffs named #1 in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World.

    Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards.

    Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World. Condé Nast Traveller UK.

    Kauri Cliffs was named #17 in the "Favourite Overseas Holiday Hotel in Australasia and the Pacific" category of the 2013 Conde Nast Traveller UK. Golf Magazine, Top 100 Courses in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs golf course was ranked #74 in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World The Andrew Harper 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards.

    Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, 2013 Reader Survey Results Business Insider, The 25 Best Hotels in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs named #1 Best Hotel in the World Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards.

    Travel + Leisure announced that their readers voted The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs the Top Resort in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards survey; Kauri Cliffs is also among the Top 10 Hotels overall on the survey, ranked at #5. Travel + Leisure - 13.6.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is named in Travel + Leisure’s June Issue as one of the best service hotels o 2013 Robb Report, Top 100 Resorts.

    Kauri Cliffs named as one of Robb Reports Top 100 Resorts NZs Top 5 Ultra-Luxe Lodges on Fodors.

    Kauri Cliffs is pleased to be named in Fodor’s list of Ultra-Luxe Lodges as having Best On-Site Diversions Celebrated Living, Reader's Choice Awards.

    Reader’s Choice Awards Platinum Hotels List: Top 10 Australia/New Zealand South Pacific Tatler Travel Guide, 101 Best Hotels in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs named as one of Tatler Travel Guide’s 101 Best Hotels in the World Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Gold List.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs has been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Gold List, a catalog of the world’s best places to stay.

    2010 – 2012

    Kauri Cliffs names as one of the World’s Top Hotels.

    Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 Readers’ Choice Awards.

    Condé Nast Traveler votes Kauri Cliffs Number 3 in their Readers’ Choice Awards Top 100. Recognised as the Number 1 Resort in New Zealand. Condé Nast Traveller UK.

    Kauri Cliffs recognized in Condé Nast Travellers Top 100 Hotels

    Kauri Cliffs is named the Best Hotel for Families in Australia & New Zealand Travel + Leisure Magazine – World’s Best Awards Readers’ Survey.

    Kauri Cliffs is ranked No. 16 in esteemed list of Top Hotels in the World

    Kauri Cliffs is ranked No. 2 in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

    Kauri Cliffs receives a perfect 100.00 point score - a first in the 17 year history of the awards.

    Kauri Cliffs was awarded top honours as the Number 1 Hotel in the World with a perfect 100 point score in the Resorts/Inns/Lodges category.

    Kauri Cliffs named as one of Robb Reports Top 100 Resorts Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs Continue to Move Up the Golf Digest World Rankings.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs ranked #1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific with a score of 96.25 Condé Nast Traveller UK – The Gold List.

    Kauri Cliffs listed as best for leisure facilities in Australasia & South Pacific Golf Magazine, Top 100 Courses in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs golf course was ranked #80 in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World Travel and Leisure 500 Best Hotels in the World has named The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs #1 in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

    Condé Nast Traveller UK has named The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in his Gold List, 2012 Kauri Cliffs has been recognised by Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards as one of the best Luxurious Retreats in the world.

    Kauri Cliffs rated as the Number 1 Resort in Oceania and Number 6 in the World Beach Tomato beach property Awards winners has recognised kauri Cliffs as Best Spa.

    Kauri Cliffs voted number 6 in the world - the top resort in Oceania! Andrew Harper Reader Survey Award Winners.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs recognized in the Top 20 Golf Resorts at #15 Golf Magazine, Top 100 Courses in the World.

    Kauri Cliffs golf course was ranked #80 in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World Condé Nast Traveller UK readers have chosen The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs as the #8 properties within the Australasia/South Pacific, Worldwide Overseas Leisure Hotels category.

    Kauri Cliffs rated Number 1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Listed Number 11 in the World. Kauri Cliffs Named Best Hotel In Region.

    THE LODGE AT KAURI CLIFFS NAMED BEST HOTEL IN REGION BY TRAVEL + LEISURE, August 2011 Kauri Cliffs named #1 Hotel in Pacific Region on Condé Nast Gold List.

    Condé Nast Traveler has named The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs as the No. 1 Lodge/Resort in the Australia-Pacific Region on the Gold List, The World's Best Places to Stay. The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs named 'Best Resort in Region' by Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards! 3rd Best hotel in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler: Readers' Choice Awards.

    We are very excited to share the news that Kauri Cliffs Lodge has been selected as the 3rd Best hotel in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler: Readers' Choice Awards Travel + Leisure Magazine

    World’s Best Service Awards – The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs rated #1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Travel+Leisure (South Asia) Magazine "T+L 500 World's Best Hotels".

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs ranked #1 in New Zealand and the South Pacific with a score of 93.75... RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX TROPHIES 2010 - Rewarding Excellence.

    Kauri Cliffs awarded the Welcome Trophy in recognition of expertise and excellence in the art of hospitality and fine dining. Condé Nast Traveller UK.

    Kauri Cliffs – Best food in 2010 Gold List, Australasia & South Pacific Kauri Cliffs ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World by GOLF Magazine

    Golf Magazine (50th Anniversary Issue) Ranked Cape Kidnappers 4th Greatest Golf Course in the World, and sister property Kauri Cliffs ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World by GOLF Magazine Golf Digest

    Pre 2009

    Kauri Cliffs is placed 25th in the Top 100 Courses in the World by the prestigious publication – Golf Digest. Golf Digest’s rankings are the most respected... Travel + Leisure Awards - Top Resort In Australia, NZ & The South Pacific.

    Kauri Cliffs, along with our sister property Cape Kidnappers topped the "World’s Best Awards" Voted by distinguish Travel & Leisure magazine readers - USA. Our two properties came in first & second Travel + Leisure Awards - 17th Best Hotel In The World.

    Kauri Cliffs lists as achieved 17th place in the hotel in the Worlds Best Hotels Awards by Travel & Leisure Magazines USA Indagare - World’s Top Romantic Hotels

    Indagare - World’s Top Romantic Hotels, World Travel Awards - New Zealand’s Leading Golf Resort

    World Travel Awards - New Zealand’s Leading Golf Resort,Andrew Harper - 4th Best International Hideaway

    Andrew Harper - 4th Best International Hideaway,The Gallivanters Guide - Award for Excellence, 2nd Best Hotel/Resort in Australia & New Zealand

    The Gallivanters Guide - Award for Excellence, 2nd Best Hotel/Resort in Australia & New Zealand, Golf Digest Index “Best in the World” Issue - Number 1 International Golf Resort

    Golf Digest Index “Best in the World” Issue - Number 1 International Golf Resort, “The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways” – Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    “The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways” – Andrew Harper Hideaway Report, “Top Resorts in the World” – Cigar Aficionado Readers Survey

    “Top Resorts in the World” – Cigar Aficionado Readers Survey, “Top 100, Ranked #58 in the world” – Golf Magazine

    “Top 100, Ranked #58 in the world” – Golf Magazine “The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways - Our 22nd Annual Survey of Sophisticated Travelers” – Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    Kauri Cliffs named in top 20 International Hideaways in the World by the Andrew Harpers Hideaway. “Top 20 Worldwide Golf Courses”

    “Top 20 Worldwide Golf Courses” - Celebrated Living Summer “Departures Survey”

    “Departures Survey” - "Top 10 Hotels in the world" - Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    "Top 10 Hotels in the world" - Andrew Harper Hideaway "Top 100 Courses in the World" - Golf Magazine

    "Top 100 Courses in the World" - Golf Magazine “Top 101 Hotels in the World” - Tatler Travel Guide UK

    “Top 101 Hotels in the World” - Tatler Travel Guide UK “Editor’s Choice” - Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

    “Editor’s Choice” - Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report “Hot List – The Best New 52 Hotels in the World” – Condé Nast Traveler

    “Hot List – The Best New 52 Hotels in the World” – Condé Nast Traveler May “Ultimate Day of Golf” – Linkside Journal

    “Ultimate Day of Golf” – Linkside Journal “New Born Leader” – Section of Top 101 hotels in the World - Tatler magazine UK

    “New Born Leader” – Section of Top 101 hotels in the World - Tatler magazine UK “Grand Award Winner” - Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

    “Grand Award Winner” - Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report “Best New International Golf Course” – Golf Digest USA

    “Best New International Golf Course” – Golf Digest USA

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Course Snapshot

Information

18 Holes

Par 72

Length: 6510 meters

Designer: David

Facilities

Club Rental

Driving Range

Golf Carts Available

Event Hosting

On Site Accommodation

Pro Shop

Restaurant