When you ask a golfer where they have played, you might hear something along the lines of Cypress Point Club, Pine Valley or even Muirfield Village Golf Club. However, there is a 5 star luxury accommodations many may not have heard of - New Zealand's Kauri Cliffs Lodge in Northland.
Kauri Cliffs Lodge was designed and built by David Harman, and is owned by American Financier Julian Robertson. The resort's par-72 championship golf course openned in 2001 and has 5 sets of tees, 15 holes with a view of the Pacific Ocean, 6 that are alongside cliffs that plunge into the open sea, and inland holes that take you through marsh, forest and farmland.
The golf course is ranked #39 by Golf Digest Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World. Kauri Cliffs also offers a world-class practice range, putting and chipping greens, fully stocked golf shop and a premium rental selection.
Tha'ts not all, set on 6,000 acres this luxurious lodge offers a luxury spa, heated pool, tennis courts, extensive wine selection and relaxing oasis worth the trip.
Rates starts at $665 per night and green fees from $275.
139 Tepene Tablelands RdMatauri Bay 0478 New Zealand