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The pace of life is slow and relaxed. The gardens and sunshine encourage you to do nothing. Surprising, because Edenhouse offers you a whole menu of activities and experiences.

Everything about Edenhouse puts you at your ease – from the graceful architecture of the main lodge, to the birds singing softly on the mature gardens. With only eight guests at any one time you’re assured of peace, space to relax and reassuringly attentive service. But choose Edenhouse as a place to stay and you’ll find that you can easily inject some energy and excitement into your luxury, tailor-made holiday to New Zealand. The beaches, marine preserve and untouched habitats of Abel Tasman National Park are within easy reach. You can take a heli-flight over Kahurangi National Park, go horse trekking on Cape Farewell, fly fishing in the Motueka River, canyoning, cycling round wineries, catamaran sailing, snorkelling, kayaking, hiking through virgin forest, beach hopping…the list is almost endless.

Edenhouse, at a glance

  • Four and a half star, traditionally-built lodge set in the picturesque Orinoco Valley
  • Surrounded by 50 acres of delightful mature gardens
  • Choice of two very large suites in the main lodge, plus a delightful two bedroom garden cottage
  • Suites have large bedrooms, separate sitting areas and glamorous en suite bathrooms, plus superb garden views
  • The cottage enjoys two bedrooms – each with an en suite bathroom – and an enviable setting amidst lawns, trees and flowering shrubs
  • Formal dining room serving a variety of refined dishes, created from fresh and organic produce

For leisure and pleasure

  • In-house massage and beauty treatments
  • Excellent base for visiting fine, golden beaches and exploring Abel Tasman National Park
  • Boating, hiking and kayaking through the park’s pristine land and marine habitats
  • Canyoning
  • Horse trekking into the spectacular Old Man Range
  • Splendid fly fishing in well-stocked Motueka River, just five minutes away
  • Winery tours on a cycle  
  • Visits to Pupu Springs and Farewell Spit
  • Sitting room, artists’ studio, den and library plus charming courtyards - providing ample space for relaxing or socialising




  • Zighy Bay was a great recommendation, I don’t remember the last time I spent a week in bare feet, wonderful. Never get a dud holiday from you guys, thank you!

    JR & AR, November 2021