Inspired. Sustainable. Luxury.

Te Arai Lodge Sunset (@curtissimmons).jpg
What a great find! Influence of German perfection, French flair, English politeness, Italian romantic, Swiss precision wrapped up in Kiwi hospitality.
— James & Isabella Galluzzo
Spectacular: the food (OMG so much delicious food), the accommodation, the ambience, the hosts.
— Kym Peake - AirBnB
We enjoyed every second of our stay...All the amenities, details, and touches are so thoughtful, honest and so more than we expected.
— Nina Wang - Destination Travel NZ

Welcome to Te Arai Lodge

Te Arai Lodge is an eco-friendly oasis offering boutique luxury and warm hospitality, only 1 hour 15 minutes north of the Auckland harbour bridge. Surrounded by over 20 acres of ancient podocarp forest and native bush, Te Arai Lodge sits on an elevated ridge with panoramic views across the rolling hills of the Brynderwyn Ranges out to the stunning beaches and surrounding islands of the Mangawhai coast.

We welcome our guests to experience a homestay boutique luxury lodge like no other. One that is inspired by the beauty of the surrounding native flora and bird life, our passion for sustainability and organic garden-to-table dining, and our love of hospitality and meeting people from all over the world.

With authentic personal service from the owners Vince & Kathy Moores, their family and a team of carefully chosen staff, Te Arai Lodge creates a special escape for those seeking the finest comforts without compromising the environment.