Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand, September 19, 2006 - Kauri Cliffs Lodge is nearing completion of its $1.7 million, 3,200 square foot, state-of-the-art Spa slated to open December 1, 2006. The complex will boast one of the most spectacular spas in the world.
Nestled in a native Totara forest and a short walk from the guest cottages, the spa is approached by three wooded paths which wind through the natural bush and converge at the entrance. Upon entering the antique honed marble foyer, bordered by an exotic orchid and fern garden, the eye is immediately drawn to the "Femme au balcon" (after Pablo Picasso), a superb 84 x 63 inch tapestry.
Four treatment rooms each open on to their own relaxing private courtyard with fireplace (for those cool evenings), overlooking a garden and meandering stream and set within a beautiful stand of native trees and ferns. Treatments may be taken indoors or "al fresco".
For the ultimate indulgence the Signature Room, catering to couples, boasts its own Jacuzzi and chaise lounge built for two. The spacious Jacuzzi is designed for treatments "a deux" which include mud, seaweed or rose petals baths, and looks out on a private fern garden.
Careful attention has been paid to every detail of the contemporary design and layout including the soothing muted colors and rich textures which create a mood of total serenity. Top of the line fixtures from exclusive purveyors such as Kohler (rain head showers) and Spazio Casa marble, round out the feeling of total luxury.
Internationally qualified therapists will be available to pamper guests. Individual treatments or special quarter, half or full day packages consisting of massage, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures, reflexology, Vichy water treatments and personalized yoga sessions are offered. The Spa complex contains a full gym and a 100 foot heated lap pool, his and hers locker rooms, a cedar sauna, indoor/outdoor spa pool and a state of the art wet room for Vichy and body treatments, and is only a stone's throw away from two Astroturf tennis courts.
"Guests who stay with us expect the ultimate experience, which is why we are constantly reevaluating what service and luxury mean in the 21st century", said Jay Robertson, General Manager of Kauri Cliffs, "Our new Spa will ensure we exceed the expectations of our most discerning guests. Kauri Cliffs will now be able to provide guests with the ultimate spa experience."
Set on 6,500 acres of working farm, near Matauri Bay, Northland, on the North Island, the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama.
Kauri Cliffs is a member of Relais & Chateaux and has been providing its upscale guests the ultimate pampered experience since 2001. Kauri Cliffs is ranked as the 10th Best International Hideaway for 2006 by Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report. In 2005 Golf Magazine ranked Kauri Cliffs Golf Course the 58th Best Golf Course in the World which makes it the world's 12th best golf course built in the last 70 years.
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The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Kauri Cliffs sister property, will be opening in September 2007, www.capekidnappers.com or email@example.com
For more information please contact: on +64 9 407 0010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or in the USA please contact: Lynne Davis & Co at 212-717-5789