The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers offers guests the best way to experience the best of New Zealand‘s astonishing beauty in “farm luxe” way. Book by Dec 31, 2018

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge collectively provide guests with the very best New Zealand has to offer.

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is one of the world’s most extraordinary luxury destinations, set on a 6,000 acre sheep and cattle farm with breathtaking views over the Pacific in the Hawke’s Bay wine region. With just 24 ultra-comfortable and spacious “cottage” suites and a four bedroom “Owner’s Cottage”, all with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, a stay at the Relais + Chateaux Cape Kidnappers istruly “farm luxe” at its best.This stunning Lodge exterior resembles a cluster of farm buildings and exudes great character, with the interior giving way to beautifully appointed and graciously scaled lounge and dining rooms, full ofnatural light and perfectly designed to capture the unparalleled views.

Each suite has room-controlled air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet, remote control flatscreen LCD TV, DVD, CD player with iPod connection, security safe, fully stocked complimentary mini-bar, walk-in closet, spacious bathroom with heated towel rack, separate WC and shower stalls, oversized bath tub and twin vanities. A 180-degree panoramic views of the farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean are enjoyed from each suite’s.Ideal for a family or group of friends traveling together, The Owners Cottage consists of 4 deluxe bedrooms with fireplaces, large bathrooms, walk-in closets and private balconies, large living room with stone fireplace, open kitchen and dining area, 2 small sitting rooms with fireplaces, TVs and comfortable seating, entrance foyer, powder room, stone terrace and outdoor Jacuzzi. The cottage can be rented as a 2 bedroom or 4 bedroom house.

Food and wine are highlights of any visit here. The Farm offers gourmet à la carte dining in a number of unique lodgelocations as well as a wine tasting room and cellar showcasing top wines from New Zealand and beyond. Cape Kidnappers Golf Course has international status as a “must play” course, voted 27th in the world by Golf Magazine. Non-golfers and golfers alike can take advantage of Hawke’s Bay’s fishing, beaches, arts and crafts and fantastic wineries, while the farm property lends itself to farm tours, spectacular hikes, gourmet picnics plus kiwi discovery walks and gannet safaris. A luxury spa where you can have a facial or massage while gazing out across some stunning farm landscape to the Pacific Ocean beyond is a highlight.




• Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
• $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, (not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
• Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
• Complimentary Wi-Fi



Cape Kidnappers, discovered by Captain James Cook in 1769, features some of the most dramatic coastline in New Zealand. Worldly travelers know it as the home of The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, a 6,500-acre working sheep and cattle farm on land that ends at cliffs plunging 800 feet straight into the sea. Cottage suite accommodations open to stunning Pacific views and feature every creature comfort one could wish for. When you're not traipsing the grounds on foot, by bicycle or by four-wheel drive, tee off on the award-winning golf course, where each hole offers ocean views — promising to thrill golfers of all levels.



Don’t miss the special guests-only tour called “Kiwi Experience” — and what an experience it is. We can’t reveal the secret — just do it! –Fran Kramer Rochester, New York.

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Hotel daily rates and amenities are subject to availability at time of booking. May not be combinable with other promotions and blackout dates may exist.


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