The lodge at Kauri Cliffs is located in the Bay of Islands, in the north island of New Zealand. This luxury lodge is one of the most awarded boutique golf and spa hotels in New Zealand and is set on 6,500 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland. The lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean and is home to a par 72 PGA championship golf course designed and built by David Harman. Kauri Cliffs is also a member Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of the finest Hotels and Gourmet Restaurants in the world. The main lodge, which overlooks the golf course, Pacific Ocean, Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, living room, card room and the guest cottages. Gourmet a la carte dining is available in the main dining room or on the verandas. Facilities include two Astroturf tennis courts, an infinity swimming pool with spa and a fully equipped fitness centre. Kauri Cliffs has three secluded swimming beaches, which are also available for picnics and barbeques. The Lodge accommodation has 22 guest suites, and a Two Bedroom Owner's Cottage. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. The cottages are nestled in a native forest overlooking the golf course and the Pacific Ocean. The Kauri Cliffs golf course was designed and built by David Harman. The par 72 PGA championship golf course has been home to The Kiwi Challenge PGA Golf Event and the course is currently ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World by Golf Magazine's World Top 100 Course Ranking Panel who has compiled a list of the top 50 greatest golf courses of the last 50 years. Kauri Cliffs and its sister property Cape Kidnappers topped the "World's Best Awards" in the top 15 Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific as voted by distinguish Travel & Leisure Magazine readers - USA. The Luxury Spa at Kauri Cliffs is nestled at the edge of a Totara forest and overlooks a verdant fern glen and winding stream and has floor to ceiling views and opens into a private outdoor space where guests can enjoy garden inspired treatments al fresco and fireside.