If you’re craving something quite literally off the beaten track, the posh Resurgence Luxury Eco Lodge makes for your perfect holiday hideaway. Cossetted between the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks, The Resurgence has been recognised by National Geographic as one of the world’s best eco lodges. With a backdrop of native bushland and a careful focus on water, resource, and waste management, it’s easy to why.
The Resurgence comprises of six bush suites and four lodge rooms, which all seamlessly pair an eco-focus with luxury features and amenities. Rooms in the lodge boast elegant furnishings made from recycled timber, as well as local wool carpets and fabrics to guarantee a toasty night in. Appreciate a colour palette of earthy, natural tones, and make use of the flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations.
If you’d prefer a one-to-one experience with nature, you can’t surpass the independent tranquility of the bush suites. They boast an open plan to promote natural air flow, and all feature floor heating and a dreamy massage shower to unwind in. If you’ve packed the bubbly, settle in on the private deck overlooking Kahurangi National Park and literally breathe in the serenity.
The lodge also has its own water treatment plant, meaning all waste water is re-distributed into the land by an irrigation system. Within easy reach of Golden Bay, various walking tracks, and art and wine cycling trails, a stay at Resurgence is all about experiencing the outdoors at its best.