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Why we like it
- Superb kiwi hospitality
- Hundreds of native trees attract a variety of native birds
- Encompasses environmentally sustainable practices
- Located 15 minutes from Napier airport, the town centre and over 30 cellar doors
Experience exquisite Malcolm's cuisine using only the best, fresh seasonal produce from his organic garden and local markets. Malcolm hand picks reserve Hawkes Bay and other excellent New Zealand wines, so you can take pleasure in an unforgettable fine dining experience
First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.
- GD, Windermere
Each private guest bedroom has a spectacular view overlooking a vineyard and expansive rural landscape. All of the rooms are air conditioned and have their own en suite bathroom. The downstairs suite has wheel chair access and an easy access to the guest lounge and dining room. The guest dining room is a focal point of the house. This room is particularly special, with a stunning rural aspect over the vineyard. With an inviting, relaxed, sumptuous feel to it, this is the perfect environment to experience Malcolm's superb cuisine.
Best time to be there
Summer on the north island (December to February) is ideal for outdoor pursuits with mild temperatures and hours of sunshine. Venture to the numerous ski slopes and warm up close to a crackling fire during the winter months in June to August.
Auckland (Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, daily)
26 hours, one stop
GMT +12 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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