New Zealand

If you haven’t heard of hygge , you probably haven’t picked up a dictionary in the last few months. The Danish term—pronounced “hue-guh” and roughly translated to “coziness”—was shortlisted to be...
Since New Zealand’s mid-1800s gold rush, the quaint neo-classical façade of Eichardt’s Private Hotel has been a fixture of Queentown’s downtown waterfront. The white lodge stands out not for its size...
A decade in the making, New Zealand’s Helena Ba y ( helenabay.com ) is a spare-no-expense retreat that offers exclusive access to more than 800 private acres of North Island headlands, farmland, and...
Outdoor enthusiasts, conservationists, and adventurers alike now have yet another reason to head to New Zealand. Ridgeline Homestead and Cottages at Mahu Whenua —a new four-suite eco-resort named...
The frozen landscape that envelops the AMG winter driving school in Arjeplog, Sweden, is as frigid as one might expect—most of the time. But when Scandinavian snow coverage is less than optimal...
Whether 2016 was your best year ever or one you’d rather forget, there’s no better way to end it than with an over-the-top party. No matter where you are this New Year’s Eve—from New York City to...
Spectacular new courses throughout the country are calling attention to the long-overlooked golf destination. Whenever the British went, golf was sure to follow. New Zealand was no exception. Claimed...
The Nineties are known for a lot of things: grunge, coffee culture, Seinfeld . But it may come as a surprise that the decade of Nirvana, Starbucks, and Monica Lewinsky was also an era of spectacular...
On the topic of cinematic reputations, New Zealand will forever be known as the home of hobbits, elves, and the rest of J. R. R. Tolkien’s characters, since Hollywood producer and director Peter...
Guests can take in the wonders of New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes in the utmost comfort.
Mountain bike in New Zealand, white-water raft in Bhutan, or fly-fish in Chile...
Jack Nicklaus helped put New Zealand on golfers’ play lists when he completed the Kinloch Club on the misty shores of Lake Taupo in 2007. This January, the highly acclaimed club became more...
In commercial aviation, you are either a window person or an aisle person (and nobody in their right mind is a center person). While aisle people prefer the convenience of easy escape and extra...
Eichardt’s Hotel in Queenstown unveils an opulent penthouse with sweeping Lake Wakatipu views...
Rotorua’s Treetops Estate on New Zealand’s central North Island offers a taste of the wild…
The Lodge at Kinloch is a spectacular outdoor playground in the heart of the North Island...
The artists at New Zealand’s Weta Workshop launch a premium private-guide experience...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ The Dish Down Under ” Farm-to-table is nothing new in New Zealand, where long-standing agricultural traditions are finally translating...
Guests can take in the wonders of New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes in the utmost comfort.
The Tiger Tour is the personal vision of Julian H. Robertson, the creator of three of New Zealand's most acclaimed lodges: The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, and Matakauri Lodge.
Private villa rentals and yacht charters with a sense of home & style.
Based strictly on accessibility, Minaret Station is arguably the most exclusive resort in the world.
Two Northland, New Zealand–based lodges and golf courses, Kauri Cliffs and the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, along with their sister property Matakauri Lodge, are offering the new Ultimate New Zealand...
Hollyford Track is offering a unique opportunity to explore New Zealand’s Hollyford Valley and Milford Sound on its One-Day Guided Heli-Hike Adventure: a personal helicopter trip that transports...
A working sheep farm for more than 150 years, Wharekauhau (pronounced Forry-ko-ho) spans a 16-mile stretch on North Island’s southeast coast. Despite its size, the estate feels intimate. Visitors can...
Paratiho’s hub is a palatial main lodge with a spa, lounge, and library inside and a croquet lawn, putting green, and infinity pool outside. Flanking the lodge are the resort’s six one-bedroom suites...
Salmon fishing and sailing on Lake Wakatipu is possible just steps from the main lodge at Blanket Bay, an intimate alpine resort set on 65,000 acres on New Zealand’s South Island. Guests at Blanket...
Set along the banks of the Waikato River, this 17-acre resort on New Zealand’s North Island regularly records trout catches of 10 pounds or more from the region’s waters. Huka Lodge, which opened as...
Operatic voices echo off the white plaster walls in the lobby at Mollies, a 14-suite hotel near Auckland’s fashionable Ponsonby district. The sounds are of budding tenors and sopranos honing their...
New Zealand’s rugged beauty fits into 5,000 acres on Great Mercury Island. Soaring white cliffs, a sheep and Angus cattle farm, and forests of skyscraping pines and pohutukawa trees, which seasonally...