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26 Nov, 2012 Huka Lodge ranked in top 10 for South Pacific

Since it was founded in the 1920s, Huka Lodge has been sought by the world’s most discerning travellers for its generous hospitality and magnificent location. This iconic New Zealand retreat is consistently ranked amongst the very finest in the world and proud recipient of the Tatler Award for Enduring Excellence 2010. Recently, Travel + Leisure magazine in the USA placed Huka Lodge within the Top 10 Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Huka Lodge is located within the stunning central plateau region of the North

Island ­ renowned for its panoramic landscape of rivers and streams, forests, snow-capped mountains and crisp, clear air and dominated by the magnificent Lake Taupo.

The Lodge nestles amongst 17- acres of manicured gardens, deemed to be of National Significance, on the banks of the mighty Waikato River. Upstream from the Huka Falls and within a protected nature reserve, all 18 Junior Lodge Suites, one double Lodge Suite and the two private cottages enjoy views of the hypnotic and powerful deep turquoise-green waters as they flow by.

At Huka Lodge every last detail for guest comfort has been considered and service is both solicitous and seamless. Gourmet cuisine and a fine wine list are amongst the many attributes that continue to define the legendary hospitality of the property ­ along with over 20 private dining venues, both indoors and outdoors, which are truly sublime and deliberately romantic.

The four-suite Owner’s Cottage and its companion the two-suite Alan Pye Cottage, present the ultimate Huka Lodge experience – offering the best of worlds, total independence and privacy as well as all the Huka Lodge amenities. Ideal for a private party of friends or for members of a family, the Cottages are two of the world’s most exclusive private hideaways.

A special treat is in store for guests staying at the Alan Pye Cottage for two-nights or more, between 01 April – 30 September 2013, they can enjoy a complimentary private two-hour cooking lesson from Executive Chef Michel Louws at no additional cost. This is an opportunity for a couple, or four close friends to learn from a genuine professional whose warm and engaging personality guarantees a fun session, as well as a delicious small plate presentation to follow.

The Lodge grounds enclose a tennis court, a heated swimming pool, spa pools, petanque and croquet courts. Should guests choose to leave the beauty and the tranquillity of the grounds, the entire area abounds in opportunity for activities such as – golf, horse trekking, white and black water rafting, trout fishing, aquatic adventure, nature walks, mountain biking and with many more activities also available.

Tariffs include pre-dinner drinks and canapés, gourmet five-course dinners and full country breakfasts during stay, use of all Lodge facilities and return Taupo airport transfers if required.

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