An island retreat just 35 minutes from Auckland by ferry. Although a few thousand people live there, day trippers swell the ranks, heading over for the great beaches as well as some fantastic little wineries.
Accommodation in Waiheke Island
Surrounded by the stunning blue waters of the Hauraki Gulf, this five-star hotel has just four suites and two apartments. The location is enviable, overlooking the panorama of Owhanake Bay; views you can take in while lingering over your gourmet breakfast. The spa is especially welcoming, with a full range of tempting treatments.