Nestled in 600 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with rose garden, lake and pristine lawns, Lake Timara Lodge is a luxurious and elegant retreat in Marlborough – the heart of the wine region on New Zealand’s South Island. The surrounding vineyards are world renowned, while there’s also forested mountains, rivers and miles of beautiful farm country all around.
Lake Timara Lodge has just four rooms, ensuring your stay will be quiet, private and peaceful. All of the tastefully decorated rooms have ensuite bathrooms and are loaded with antiques and art, in keeping with the country-house feel of the hotel. The larger rooms also have spa baths and separate living rooms. Views are of the lake, gardens and the stunning mountain backdrop.
There’s plenty to keep you occupied at Lake Timara Lodge, from tennis on the grass or rowing on the lake to a dip in the heated pool. Inside, the lounges and library are the perfect places to sit by the fire with a book and an aperitif. Nearby are golf courses, coastal walks, whale-watching trips and those famous wineries, where you can try a tasting tour.
Settle in by the fire in the cosy dining room and sample the resident chef’s modern European cuisine, with dishes including sustainably sourced lamb and beef, fresh seafood, and herbs and vegetables from the lodge’s own produce garden. Lake Timara Lodge also an extensive wine cellar stocked with local vintages.
301 Dog Point Rd, Hawkesbury,RD 2Blenheim7272