The Luxury Lodges of New Zealand
The Nelson and Tasman regions are consistently listed in the statistics as being the fastest growing regions in the country, with no other region in New Zealand being able to match this unprecedented growth for the last decade. The region boasts some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand and, as a result of these climatic conditions, is able to support a diverse range of business activities such as aquaculture, farming, tourism, forestry, viticulture and horticulture.
Providing a gateway to three national parks, the Nelson/Tasman coastline is one of turquoise waters, golden-sand beaches, and majestic mountains that embrace stunning inland lakes, lush native bush and wide fertile plains.
Such a rich combination attributes to the top of the south's growing reputation for producing some of the best wines and olive oil in the country.
It also boast many tourism activies from tramping the National Parks, kayaking, fishing (both sea and trout fishing), and skiing within a 1.5 hour drive. For the more daring, there are many adventure sports from Skydiving to river rafting and more.
This is an all year round play ground, boasting the best weather conditions in NZ and some of the most beautiful scenery. Staying at the Split Apple Lodge offers a playground at your door step as your are between the holiday beach villages of Marahau and Kaiteriteri.
Staying at Malibu Lodge puts you in the heart of the Winegrowing district with Cafes Galleries Golf course and an array of tourist activities .. and closer to Nelson central being a 30 minutes drive from the Lodge. Peaceful, secluded and quiet and over looking Tasman Bay but centrally places.