Set on 5,000 acres of beautiful farmland, in the Wairarapa Region, Wharekauhau Lodge is perfectly sited for commanding views over Palliser Bay. This grand Edwardian styled lodge is a perfect combination of the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear and the style and comfort of some contemporary features. The lodge has a number of shared spaces from airy open lounges to smaller intimate spaces, where you may socialise with other guests or take time out for yourself.
The sunsoaked private courtyard and gardens with adjacent croquet lawn and Petanque field are inviting outdoor spaces. Other on-site activities include all weather surfaced tennis court, hiking on the properties own trails, use of mountain bikes, gymnasium, and heated 24 metre-long swiiming pool. The very popular Hauora Spa at Wharekauhau offers a comprehensive menu of treatments focused on both phsical and spiritual well-being, be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment./p>
There 16 luxurious Cottage Suites featuring open gas fires, bathrooms with heated marbled floors, dramatic vistas of the Palliser Bay and the sound of the surf. All Cottage Suites are located within 150 metres of the main lodge.
Dining at Wharekauhau is a 'farm to table' experience featuring seasonal, locally sourced products, many from the Wahrekauhau Estate and the abundant Wairarapa District. As an apperetife be sure to try some locally produced lighthouse gin made with spring water drawn from the Wharekauhau Estate.