By- Lifestyle Food
New Zealand always welcomes tourists from overseas and New Zealanders are friendly and welcome visitors with their love showcasing the country’s beauty and lifestyle. And now, this island nation is creating waves in sustainable tourism too.
Unruffled and tranquil New Zealand, is the embodiment of a superb vacation, named after a Dutch province Zeeland is a tiny island nation floating on the majestic Pacific Ocean is prized with distinct biodiversity. The country is well-known for its indigenous Maori culture and of course Kiwis- Their national bird and the fruit is named after it, which is one of the best things New Zealand has given to the rest of the world.
But that’s not all, here are some outstanding retreats for the globetrotters which New Zealand is offering without creating carbon prints
Magic Cottages at Takou River – Pristine and private!
Magic cottage as the name suggests has a magical touch of serenity in its environment which comes with a bonus of undisturbed privacy. The luxurious retreat is placed outside the Kerikeri and Bay of Islands.
The retreat is ideal for people who want luxury with an adventurous twist. The retreat pampers the guests with many unusual services like alfresco pedicure on a private sun deck, private and luxurious cottages for two or more, sight-seeing, bird watching, and adventure water sports.
The days will give you amazing views of the Takou riverside and the nights will be rewarded with star-gazing across the unpolluted skies. An ideal escape into a wonderland.
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Split Apple Lodge -Food, Wellness, and Bespoke sports
Split Apple Lodge is a luxury Eco Lodge and Spa located at the entrance of the Abel Tasman National Park. Lined with stunning sea and mountain views, this lodge operates purely on rainwater, uses low energy lighting throughout, has Low-E double glazing to avoid energy-consuming air-conditioning, and operates only on renewable energy sources.
In addition to that, it rejuvenates the souls of their guests with holistic treatments and organic, native cuisines with lots of bespoke fun and sports activities- like dolphin spotting, kayaking, and much more. And that’s not all, guests can spoil themselves with a chlorine-free spa, wood-fired sauna, and magnesium mineral pool within the complex.
The Eco Villa – A real “chat-room”
The Eco Villa is a stone’s throw away from many attractions of the Christchurch city center. Nisha Duncan and her partner Evan Chadwick created the villa as a way of showcasing different ways of living to inspire others to try to be more sustainable. This is an exquisite stay that is crafted reusing native timbers, scrumptious and sustainable breakfast, fully equipped large guest kitchen, an edible garden, and exclusive outdoor baths.
The Villa has garnered many eyeballs, recommendations, and awards for its sui generis approach towards eco-tourism. The Villa aspires to act as a meeting point for like-minded travelers who are passionate about environment and sustainability.