New Zealand

Stay: Wairarapa

Just 1.5 hours from Wellington over the Rimutaka Ranges is the Wairarapa Valley, fringed by mountains to the west and rugged coast to the east. Rolling vineyards, acres of apple orchards, fields of lavender, olive groves, heritage museums and quaint historic towns combine to make this a great destination.

Visit Martinborough, a charming, leafy, self styled wine village where you can walk to the many small wineries producing some of the finest Pinot Noir or explore rugged Palliser Bay with unique geographical features, native fur seals, Cape Palliser Lighthouse and the Ngawi fishing village.


Greytown: Briarwood

Price from £175 per room per night

This New Zealand Historic Places Trust Building has been architecturally renovated to provide apartment s [...]

More details »
Aylstone Boutique Retreat

Martinborough: Aylstone Boutique Retreat

Price from £117 per room per night

A French provincial style retreat with two separate guest annexes surrounded by lovely gardens and situat [...]

More details »
Peppers Parehua

Martinborough: Peppers Parehua

Price from £289 per room per night

Set within park-like gardens with a picturesque and private willow-fringed lake this rural estate overloo [...]

More details »
The Martinborough Hotel

Martinborough: The Martinborough Hotel

Price from £118 per room per night

Established in 1882, and fully restored to a luxury boutique hotel, through a comprehensive refurbishment [...]

More details »
Wharekauhau Country Estate

Palliser Bay: Wharekauhau Country Estate

Price from £955 per room per night

Stay in absolute luxury at this award winning retreat located 1 1/2 hours drive from Wellington or 10 min [...]

More details »