A luxurious resort-style boutique hotel, Delamore Lodge boasts a truly spectacular Waiheke Island cliff edge setting with commanding views overlooking Owhanake Bay – and a famous cliff-edge infinity pool to soak up these views in. Waiheke Island, the jewel of Auckland's stunning Hauraki Gulf, is a favourite destination for lovers of luxury and gourmet travel. This multi-award winning luxury boutique resort offers easy access to alfresco restaurants and world-renowned boutique vineyards – and complements these with scrumptious meals and an impressive wine cellar inhouse. Delamore Lodge really is the perfect base to experience the island's famous wines and cuisine.
Waiheke Island is served by frequent ferries from downtown Auckland, a mere 35 minute trip. The onsite helipad allows direct 15 minute transfers from Auckland International Airport or there are also light aircraft offering scenic flights into Waiheke Island airfield.
SUITES & APARTMENT
Delamore Lodge is inspired by the Mediterranean with a unique New Zealand flavour – an elegant and exclusive lodge designed in the shape of a traditional Maori fish hook (Matau), moulded into the hillside of Owhanake Bay. With breathtaking sea and island views of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf and rooms filled with international and indigenous New Zealand craft and artworks, there's an outlook to please everyone.
The Lodge offers a spacious guest lounge and a central courtyard with a sweeping stairway linking to a tropical rock pool and waterfall, a cave-like jacuzzi, sauna and the well-stocked wine cellar. The courtyard cascades down to the striking, Italian-style fireplace and outdoor area which leads to the famed heated infinity pool (not available in winter, June to September).
Delamore Lodge offers four opulent luxury suites, all designed to maximise the breathtaking bay vistas and north-facing for the sun - each with an intimate courtyard where you can relax in uninterrupted privacy. Each suite is equipped with the finest linen, luxury robes and slippers and comfortable armchairs. Bathrooms feature an invigorating rain shower – and deep bath, designed to maximise complete relaxation.
A stunning 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment is also offered. It's position, high above the lodge and the other suites allows for commanding views from the lounge and both bedrooms.The master bedroom leads onto a large balconywith a dining table, seating and loungers – a fabulous spot to dine and watch the sun go down.
Dinner at Delamore is a memorable occasion with talented chefs utilising the finest home grown ingredients, complemented by a wine cellar stocked with local Waiheke wines and international vintages.
For the ultimate in relaxation, specially designed spa treatments and massages by expert therapists can be arranged in the exclusive spa suites.
The secret is out - recently voted by Lonely Planet (2016 list) as the world's 5th best region – Waiheke Island is a utopia of hidden coves, beautiful beaches, rolling vineyards, luxury lodges and bohemian life. Waiheke provides a world class wine and food experience. Spend the days relaxing or exploring the island's wineries and restaurants, or go hiking and wander along a pristine beach. With its accessibility from Auckland international, relaxed pace of life and authentic charm, a stay on Waiheke gives the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate after your flight – or the ideal way to relax and indulge at the end of your trip.