Relax and recharge with pampering Kiwi style

Relax and recharge at these five New Zealand destinations where health and wellness are a focus.

Looking to relax and recharge after a heavy schedule, a major sporting event or an outdoor adventure? These five New Zealand venues have health and wellness as a focus.

Cavalli Beach House Retreat 

Cavalli Beach House Retreat offers a quintessential New Zealand blend of luxury lodge comforts and an authentic experience of nature. Ninety minutes by air and road from Auckland in New Zealand's historic Far North, it’s also a world away – a pristine waterfront place where you sleep to the sound of the waves. 

Polynesian Spa, Rotorua

Recognised as one of the top 10 spas in the world, Rotorua’s Polynesian complements the soothing and therapeutic powers of its 28 thermal mineral pools with treatments that include Aix spa therapies, body wraps, massages, facials and reflexology. It’s the perfect place to relax and reset.

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay

If you hanker after 5-star luxury and seclusion, the Farm at Cape Kidnappers delivers completely. Located at the southeasternmost tip of the Hawke's Bay region, the Relais & Chateaux-member lodge is close to natural attractions and a spectacular 71-par championship golf course designed by Tom Doak. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers also hosts regular gourmet food events by international celebrity chefs.

Sherwood, Queenstown

Set on three acres of alpine hillside in Queenstown, the Sherwood Hotel offers guests a serene sense of place and a connection to nature. Menus of sustainably-sourced produce, décors inspired by beautiful surroundings, movement classes, Wellbeing experiences and Ayurvedic massage treatments leave guests feeling refreshed and reinvigorated.

Aro Hā Wellness Retreat, Queenstown

Forty minutes from the adventure capital of the world, multi-award winning Aro Hā Wellness Retreat brings people together in a spectacular subalpine setting to learn about nature, the world, and themselves. The retreat's Zen-inspired luxury, advanced eco-consciousness and world-class spa therapies create a rich guest experience that can change lives.