Spectacular vistas, restaurants and wines abound on this island that’s so close to New Zealand’s biggest city but feels like it’s a world away. So slow down, relax and breathe in the sea air.
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Setting It’s a dusty but jaw-dropping half-hour drive from the ferry terminal during which you will see some of the most spectacular coastal nooks, bays and crannies Waiheke has to offer. Breathtaking, bold and running up hill and down dale at the eastern end of the island, this is Waiheke’s largest producer. The Man O’ [&hellip
Setting This character-filled venue offers Catalan old-world charm mixed with an appealing menu that wouldn’t be out of place in the Mediterranean, and a delightful number of sherry options for good measure. Enjoy views of a gentle valley of vines below the hillside restaurant out to the Hauraki Gulf. And the magnificent Onetangi Beach is [&hellip
Setting High on a hill framed by native bush, this is a relaxed, indoor-outdoor tasting room. Located in the centre of Waiheke, this wonderful estate is also home to a flock of wild peacocks – hence the name. Things To Know Bursting with enthusiasm and warmth, Canadian Connie Festa and British partner Rob Meredith are [&hellip
Setting In a spectacular rural position with beautifully crafted buildings and a sprawling, charming garden, there’s plenty of room for the kids to explore while the adults relax and people-watch the other guests dining inside or alfresco. Things To Know The barrel room is worth a visit and also take the time to meander among [&hellip