Bold, modern and new. The Kinloch Manor and Villas located near Lake Taupo in central North-Island New Zealand provides contemporary accommodation for the adventurous golf traveller. With a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course on site, the Kinloch Club has established its reputation as one of New Zealand’s best links golf courses. “You’re in the middle of everything… the best fishing, hunting, water sports, skiing, the wilderness … and everything is so close”. – Jack Nicklaus. See here for detailed Kinloch Club golf course information. Nearby golf destinations include Taupo Golf Club and the Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary, just north of Taupo.
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Discover a golfing experience unlike any other, where the natural beauty of the land shapes a world-class championship course designed by one of the sport’s most enduring legends, Tom Doak. At The Kinloch Club, play undulating fairways and fast greens that ramble over acres of countryside, while enjoying stunning views over the beauty of Lake Taupo. Practice areas consist of a 3-tier driving range, a short game area and multiple putting greens. Now ranked at No.76 by Golf Digest Magazine in the Top 100 golf courses in the World outside the US, The Kinloch Club has become a must visit golf experience for travelling golfers.
The Kinloch Manor is a luxurious sanctuary steeped in unapologetic elegance and medieval flair where your love can find its own unique expression. The retreat reveres the unconventional, the modern, the daring… a contemporary shrine to individuality. The Kinloch Manor offers an eclectic mix of rustic abodes furnished with luxuriously-designed interiors so that each object in each accommodation is placed with every amount of thought.
Junior Suites at the Kinloch Manor are situated on the golden hillside of Kinloch and offer the warmth of boutique luxury of isolated countryside. Perfect for couples or single travellers looking to explore, the one-bedroom Junior Suite features beautiful oak floors covered by a handmade New Zealand rug, a large luxurious bathroom with a freestanding bathtub, and a spacious closet.
One Bedroom Villa
One Bedroom Villa’s overlook the golden hills and green fairways of the entire Kinloch estate which sweeps down to the sparkling waters of Lake Taupo. The luxury atmosphere in this room category is generated by beautiful oak floors, a carbon-neutral fireplace, sumptuous handmade New Zealand rugs, and standalone bathtub. The Villa includes laundry facilities, a full kitchen, a furnished private terrace, and a private courtyard for outside dining.
Two Bedroom Villa
Join friends or family for a hearty meal before heading out for a day of adventure or cosy up to the fire to relax after everything is all said and done… or just settle onto the terrace with a glass of wine to enjoy the onset of dusk over the lake and find comfort in good times and good company. The Two Bedroom Villa is outfitted with beautiful oak floors, a carbon-neutral fireplace, sumptuous handmade New Zealand rugs, and luxurious standalone bathtubs. The Villa includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, laundry facilities, a full kitchen, two furnished private terraces, and a private courtyard.
The ‘K’ fine dining experience allows you to dine in contemporary luxury surrounded by bold styles and clean lines that set the scene for inspired culinary masterpieces that entice and delight the senses; it is the perfect complement to spectacular vistas that fall away to the horizon. The cuisine offered at The Kinloch Club is cooked in a live kitchen as they take you through a tour of the seasons where you can partake in the pinnacle of refined gastronomy. Every element is carefully selected and gathered, or sourced from trusted local suppliers, and is thoughtfully paired with fresh seafood or robust game sourced from the owner’s estate to create truly inspired cuisine.
The Solar Spa at the Kinloch Manor exudes luxury in the form of indulgence. At the spa, you can indulge in one of two Kinloch Solar Spa Signature Treatments or treat yourself to a range of massages including relaxation, deep tissue, hot stones, back, neck or shoulder massages. Body treatments at the Solar Spa include exotic elements to make each treatment individualised and decadent, whilst the range of Facials span from anti-aging to re-mineralising antioxidant, to radiance rejuvenating facials. The luxury of Kinloch Manor has emerged in the Solar Spa.
Kinloch Manor’s onsite amenities consist of a stunning infinity pool, a fully-stocked gymnasium, and tennis courts. Non-golfers can enjoy fitness classes with motivational and experienced instructors offering a range of soft and challenging movement activities including yoga, Pilates, stand-up-paddling, swimming carnivals, nature walks, hiking adventures and so much more.
Take to the trails and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you trace the shoreline for a pleasant afternoon ride or chase exhilarating adventure in the bush-clad hills that rise from the depths of Lake Taupo. Choose your own pace. Enjoy a leisurely ride along the lakeside boardwalk, or head deep into the bush to explore the wilds and push your limits.
Head out onto the tranquil lake or wade into its rushing headwaters, winding like shining ribbons through the verdant wilderness, and set your hook for a day of premier fishing. Embark on a mesmerising voyage as you cruise across the largest lake in New Zealand, its ample waters filling the ancient depths of the dormant Taupo caldera.
Enjoy a relaxing soak beneath magnificent silica terraces, surrounded by native bush and natural beauty. Listen to the melodious trill of native birdsong as you luxuriate in the restorative waters, letting them revive you, body and soul. The Wairakei Terraces are only 20-minutes’ away from the Kinloch Manor.
The Kinloch Club is located in the centre of the North Island and that means far away from any major city. Auckland is a 3.5-hour drive away, whilst Wellington is a 5-hour drive away. If you are meandering your way around the island, Lake Taupo is an easy destination to reach, but if Kinloch is your only destination or you don’t want to drive, there are flights from the South Island and Auckland on the North Island directly into Taupo. If you’re travelling from Australia, there are connecting flights via Auckland to Taupo. From Taupo airport, the Kinloch Manor & Villas are a 25-minute drive away and transfers can be arranged.