Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte
Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte, Nelson, New Zealand
Situated just 30 minutes from Nelson, surrounded by award winning wineries and only 45 minutes away from Abel Tasman National Park, Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte is exclusive luxury accommodation in a tranquil natural setting. Nestled on the edge of the Waimea Estuary on Nelson's historic Bronte Peninsula, the lodge is surrounded by its extensive mature gardens, a family run vineyard and apple orchards. With its beautiful setting on the waterfront, this five star property is New Zealand owned and operated, with five purpose built suites and villas set apart from the homestead. Dressing rooms, spa baths and kitchenettes provide the ultimate in luxury and comfort.
The freshest in homemade and local produce is served al fresco daily, on the homestead veranda or on the front deck of Te Koi villa, a privately hosted accommodation option. Guests can enjoy the meandering gardens and parkland, heated swimming pool, tennis court, petanque, mountain bikes and canoes and the seasonal beauty of the estate's 65 acre coastal orchard.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Farewell Spit, at the very northernmost point on the South Island, has been a sanctuary since the 1930s and is now home to over 90 species of bird including famous waders such as bar-tailed godwits, knots, curlews, whimbrels and turnstones, which spend the summer here.