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Experience peace and tranquility in the heart of an ancient volcano. Located in the delightful seaside town of Akaroa, on the Banks Peninsula, Club Lavaud is a charming boutique timeshare resort with a distinct Gaelic flavour. Surrounded by picturesque hills covered with lush green vegetation and beautiful blue bays, this former French settlement is just 75 km from Christchurch. The resort is a mix of colonial architecture and modern amenities, and offers a relaxing escape from the daily grind. The fully self-contained apartments feature two bathrooms with spa baths, as well as private balconies. Overlooking Akaroa harbour, one of New Zealand's finest deep-water harbours, Club Lavaud is just a five-minute stroll from the town centre, where you'll find first class restaurants, boutique shops, and art galleries offering works by talented local artists. The resort's location makes it the perfect water sports playground for yachting, power boating, windsurfing, water-skiing, swimming or bobbing around in a rowboat. Discovering the dramatic scenery of the outer bays in a sea kayak is simply spectacular. The best way to experience the breathtaking natural beauty of the peninsula is to take advantage of the fantastic walks and cycle tracks that weave among the many beaches and streams, or catch a boat to get up close to the rare and beautiful Hectors Dolphin, one of the smallest dolphins in the world. While the history buffs are soaking up the area's rich past, everyone else can sample the delicious selection of local wines and exquisite cheeses. Experience a delightful holiday that feeds body, mind and spirit - at Club Lavaud.
Turangi Leisure Lodge lies in the heart of the lakeside town of Turangi on the south side of deep, trout-rich Lake Taupo. The area is world famous as an angler's paradise, but is rapidly gaining a reputation as the New Zealand North Island's premier, year 'round, outdoor pursuit centre. Turangi Leisure Lodge provides the perfect base for families to enjoy the many exciting attractions that make this region a world-renowned holiday playground.<br /><br />With so many little luxuries and fine amenities on hand, you might find it hard to leave the Lodge. Your comfortable accommodation boasts all the comforts of home. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool or revitalise and renew in one of the spa pools. Putt around the mini-golf course. Try your hand at a leisurely game of petanque (French bowls), or take it easy in the lounge or the games room. Play some pool or table tennis.<br /><br />When you're ready, gather up the kids from the children's playroom and head out for some serious adventure. Fly-fish the legendary Tongariro River or one of the many streams flowing into Lake Taupo. Fish from a boat, cruise on the lake, or get onto a jet boat to get your adrenaline flowing. Snow ski Whakapapa or Turoa. Brave whitewater on a raft. Then recover with a day trip to the famous vineyards of Hawkes Bay, or soothe your body in the thermal waters at Tokaanu. <br /><br />Say "Kia Ora" to fun at Turangi Leisure Lodge!
Sanya Hongzhou Eadry Resort Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel located at the foot of Luhuitou Hill, in easy walking distance of Sanya City. Sanya is the southernmost city on Hainan Island in south eastern China. The city is famous for its tropical climate and is a popular tourist destination. <br /><br />Boasting views of the mountain, river and sea, Sanya Hongzhou Eadry Resort Hotel provides free wifi and parking and features a fitness centre and large outdoor swimming pool, alongside enticing massage and spa facilities. The hotel restaurant offers a bounty of delicious culinary options from across Asia and around the world while business travellers are well looked after in the comprehensive business centre. <br /><br />Sanya is known as China's only tropical seaside tourism city. Aside from swimming in the calm, clear water of the South China Sea, activities in the area include golf tours, driving tours, tropical hot springs, cultural festivities & activities and food & shopping. Make sure you visit Yalong Bay, Dadonghai Beach, Luhuitou Park, The End of the Earth, Nanshan Temple, Wuzhizhou Island and Nanwan Monkey Island. <br /><br />With 40 km of idyllic coastline, there's bound to be space for you in China's premier beach destination, Sanya. And there's nowhere better to base yourself than the Sanya Hongzhou Eadry Resort Hotel.
Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, Essence of Nature (EoN), one of India's finest natural wellness based resorts, allows its patrons to bask in luxury. With its beautifully designed lavish cottages, well equipped with world class amenities offer member's a a complete sense of wellness. The resort also makes every attempt to make you feel at bliss by offering lip-smacking delicacies from across the globe prepared by chefs trained at leading five-star hotel chains and served at a height of 6000 feet amid the Himalayas. Moreover, these delicacies are made using the freshest handpicked ingredients sourced from its very own organic farms. What's more? You can indulge at Wellness by Nature, India's first wellness center inspired by the Himalayas. Here the tired traveler can indulge in unique spa therapy sessions or can also undertake long-term rejuvenating packages to help revitalize the mind, body and soul! The resort is located at the top of a hill and therefore enjoys brilliant vistas all around which can be cherished right from the comfort of one's cozy bed. One can also make a trip to the ancient Maa Bhona Devi temple to find inner peace and engage in yoga sessions that help one get closer towards his or her quest for holistic wellbeing. For the wanderlust, a visit to Essence of Nature can actually become three distinct vacations at one go! Safari at the world-renowned Jim Corbett National Park; visit the quaint hill station of Ranikhet; or go for a boating at the picturesque lake of Nainital! Essence of Nature gives you the opportunity to have the most ideal vacation ever.
Taupo Ika Nui is in the heart of The North Island's spectacular central volcanic plateau, fantastically positioned on the shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake. A breathtaking backdrop is provided by the mountain ranges of Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Kaimanawa and most units have a private deck making the most of the spectacular views of Lake Taupo and the mountains. The resort has a wide range of excellent amenities, including a BBQ area, a comfortable guest lounge, a heated pool plus spa area, and a fully kitted-out games room. In short, there's heaps of fun to be had at the resort all year round. It's a five-minute walk from Taupo town centre, where you'll find a vibrant community buzzing with cafés, great restaurants and fabulous nightlife, as well as pubs and lounge bars. With so much to do, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will keep the North Island's favourite holiday playground humming through all the seasons. Catch the breeze and sail the waters of the Lake. If you like water skiing, you're going to love Taupo Ika Nui. Take a leisurely dip in the pool, try your hand at canoeing or brave the white water on a raft. There are excellent golf facilities near the Resort and you won't find a more beautiful place to perfect your swing. In winter the ski fields are just an hour and a half away. Mountaineering, snow skiing and horseback riding round out the regions full spectrum of opportunities to pursue your style of fun and adventure.
Six-thousand-year-old Bushman rock art is just one of the wonders at the unforgettable Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve. Located in the majestic southern Cederberg Mountains amid stunning rock formations and incredible scenery, the resort is unlike anything you'll ever have experienced. At night the sky comes to life with billions of stars, planets and shooting stars. Even the Milky Way is visible to the naked eye, although there is a mini-observatory at the resort, too. <br /><br />It is a place of sublime beauty and deep spirituality, where communing with the spirits of the land seems entirely possible. Once home to the Bushmen, it's your chance to take a deep breath and enjoy the enveloping silence and spectacular starlit skies. Built into the sandstone rock formations, the swimming pool is a stunning place to just relax with a book or enjoy a cold drink. Indulge in a little well-deserved pampering with some hot stone therapy and a soothing facial. Dump your things in the fully-equipped chalet before cooking up a storm in your indoor or outdoor braai area. Or, if the weather permits, head off to the open-air boma (fire pit) and enjoy a superb selection of Cape wines and a sumptuous feast of South African cuisine prepared by the Restaurant. Then sit back and enjoy the night sky. Cross zebra, springbok and eland off your must-see list with an exhilarating guided quad-bike safari through the Cederberg Mountains. It's a must-do. <br /><br />If you're after a totally unique holiday experience, Kagga Kamma is the place to stay. It's, quite simply, breathtaking. <br /><br />Please note, bookings for the restaurant need to be made in advance. <br /><br />Images displayed on the DAE website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
You'll find Kaimanawa Lodge in the town of Turangi at the southern end of Great Lake Taupo. The town is nestled in the bend of the mighty Tongariro River, bounded by the majestic mountains and the expansive lake. Moody. Powerful. Elemental. Breathtakingly beautiful! It is a place that eases itself into your soul and never leaves.<br /><br />Modern and comfortable, the resort is perfect for those wanting to make the most out of their New Zealand escape. During the winter months, the towering snow-capped mountains are a haven for winter sports and the air reverberates with the gentle whisper of skis on fresh fallen snow.<br /><br />In the warmer months, the mirror-like surface of the lake gets whipped into a frenzy of activity. There's everything from swimming, water skiing and paddle boarding to kayaking. While the adventurous can throw on a life vest and get an adrenaline hit with a little white-water rafting or jet boating in the nearby rivers. Brilliant fun! For those that prefer to keep their clothes on, there are plenty of bushwalks through spectacular countryside and, of course, you can always give trout fishing a go.<br /><br />A trip into Turangi is a must. It has a number of excellent restaurants serving fresh local cuisine, and cafés serve a mean espresso. A tour of a Turangi vineyard is a definite too. But whatever you do, make sure you take time to relax in one of the famous thermal pools. You'll feel the stress gently melt away. Exquisite! <br /><br />For a holiday with more, visit Kaimanawa Lodge.
Active volcanoes, island sanctuaries and exploring history are all on the 'to do' list when you stay at Lake Edge Resort. New Zealand's North Island is home to Lake Taupo, world famous for its spectacular scenery and magnificent rainbow trout. Sitting on the edge of this beautiful body of water, Lake Edge Resort boasts breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains across the water. Accommodations are modern, comfortable, and with the resort's whitewashed walls, can feels more Mediterranean than Alpine. Best of all, its location is perfect for taking full advantage of the plethora of water sports. There's everything from trout fishing and kayaking to water-skiing and windsurfing. And, of course, during the winter, there are those gorgeous mountain slopes for skiing. The resort's spa, sauna and heated swimming pool are ideal for relaxing in at the end of the day, when your mind turns to whether you'll sky dive from 12,000 feet or experience the thrill of a jet boat ride next. If you like bush walking or mountain biking, then you're in the right place as there are spectacular views to enjoy at every few metres. Blankets of lush vegetation give way to windswept rocks; a beautiful quilt of Mother Nature's finest design. Lake Taupo's geothermal pools, too, are simply magnificent. Lake Edge Resort - it's a great way to experience the very best of Taupo.
On the shores of picturesque Lake Taupo, Lakeside Villas Apartments is just a ten-minute stroll from Taupo's town centre. Supremely comfortable units offer a wide range of configurations to suit all needs and feature fully-equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and patios with fabulous scenic views. There are enjoyable organised activities onsite, including tennis and mini-golf tournaments, and heaps of other activities for kids. Talk to the folks at our helpful Tour Desk. We'll be happy to organise trout-fishing trips, arrange discounted golf green fees, advise you about the best things to do around Lake Taupo - even make dinner bookings. You'll never run out of fantastic things to see and do. Take in a Maori Cultural performance. Experience some of the best trout fishing in the world. Try your hand at water-skiing or parasailing. Scuba dive, sky dive or try bungy jumping. Go white water rafting. Soak away your worries in thermal pools. Go tramping (that's Kiwi for hiking). There's great skiing nearby in winter. Visit Deerworld. Organise a hunting trip or charter a flight for an eagle's-eye view of the spectacular terrain. You'll be within short driving distance to many of New Zealand's top tourist locations like Rotorua, Hawkes Bay and Tongariro National Park. Taupo epitomises clean, green New Zealand at it's very best. Come to Lakeside Villas and find yourself perfectly positioned between clear lake waters and jaw-dropping scenery. Welcome to New Zealand's natural holiday paradise.
Looking for a place to make your home base while exploring Whistler Village and Whistler/Blackcomb mountains? Snowbird is the perfect place to stay for those looking to relax after a long day of exploring and adventure seeking. Whiski Jack Resorts features 13 individual boutique residences, all located in the world-class adventure town of Whistler, Canada. Each of the 13 resorts is situated in close proximity to Whistler and Blackcomb mountains with locations including Whistler Village, Blackcomb Mountain Benchlands, Creekside, and Blueberry Hill. Snowbird offers two, three and four bedroom multi-level condos in the Benchlands, with spacious suites designed with three floors, complimentary Wi-Fi, HD cable television, a hot tub, barbecue grills, a nicely equipped kitchen and more. Snowbird provides comfort and relaxation for travelers. Snowbird is located in the Blackcomb Benchlands, making it an ideal location for winter and summer activities. The area features bicycle trails, access to the Blackcomb Wizard Express and Excalibur Gondola Blackcomb lifts, hiking trails, horseback riding, kayaking, golf, ziplining, and more! Explore Whistler Village and its many shops, restaurants, galleries, and more. They're all just a stroll or a free shuttle bus ride away! While Whistler is known for its alpine skiing and boarding in the winter, summers here are not to be missed. Adventure enthusiasts enjoy mountain biking, alpine hiking and sightseeing, ATV tours, Ziplining, and so much more. And golf fans can also check out any of the four championship golf courses. Whistler is calling you. Come experience Canada's ski capital with your vacation at Snowbird.
Sudwala Lodge harks back to the halcyon days of the great safari era when blazing sunsets melted into lantern-lit romance and indulgent evenings were enriched by superlative service. Nestled in wooded valley below the famous Sudwala Caves and Dinosaur Park, alongside the Houtbosloop River, this family-friendly cluster of thatched chalets provides a perfect getaway. <br /><br />Check into air-conditioned comfort to find your chalet comfortably appointed with everything you need to self-cater in style. Mod-cons and delightful touches of hospitality span everything from microwaves and sociable barbecues to babysitting and excellent cleaning services. Hit the tennis courts. Bounce on the trampoline. Play a game of volleyball or a round of mini golf, followed by a refreshing dip in the pool or an energising soak in the whirlpool, while the kids romp safely in the kiddies' pool. Stock up on essentials at the grocery store or pick up a snack from the kiosk. Alternatively, treat yourself to a hearty meal at the bistro. <br /><br />Hiking trails, bird watching and horseback riding are just a few of many possible pleasurable pursuits. The scenic panorama route and many of the ever-popular tourist attractions like God's Window, the Blyde River Canyon and Bourke's Luck Potholes are there for the enjoying. The Malelane and Numbi gates to the Kruger National Park are also within easy reach. <br /><br />Come and enjoy the heart of Mpumalanga's natural splendour. Stay to enjoy Sudwala Lodge's special brand of warm hospitality.<br /><br />Images displayed on the DAE website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.