We have done our share of international travel, and we rate Wairua Lodge up there with our other most favorite accommodation - the Tjampuhan in Ubud, Bali as a point of comparison.
A first sighting of the Lodge is breath taking. The elegant and unique architecture, the surrounds and the sense of remoteness gives an early impression of being very lucky to be there. This impression lasts.
We used the little house for our three adult kids to reconnect over Christmas, and also one of the romantic units for ourselves. This was a perfect combination of privacy and shared family time.
The additional delights of the outside spa, the bush bath, the gorgeous gardens and of course the wilderness of the river itself - including glow worms at night - made time slow down while also allowing our family to enjoy the faster pace of Whitianga night life and other coastal spots.
Tam and Charles are unfailingly generous hosts - caring for our every moment without being in the least way intrusive. As we stayed for a week, we had access to Tam's dinners if we wanted them, laundry, the self-service economic options of the kitchen in the house and the pleasures of provided DVDs and music.
Wairua Lodge will not fail anyone's hopes for restoration and pleasure.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Wairua Lodge sits on a sunny ridge in a bush clad valley only 12 kilometres from Whitianga. 4 double rooms look out across the valley into Coromandel mountains, and the Kiwi Apartment is a 2 bedroom fully self contained suite, overhanging a bushclad ravine.Swim in the river, walk the nature trails,soak in the Treetops bath house or in the Night sky spa pool.Centrally located for all days trips around The Coromandel. ... more less
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