- Expertly Crafted
- Peace of Mind
Surrounded by native rainforest with views over the Tasman Sea, Split Apple Retreat is a wellness center offering Asian-inspired relaxation and rejuvenation. This luxury lodge on the border of Abel Tasman National Park creates tailor-made health and wellbeing programs.
The three guest suites are exquisite, with oceanfront views, two private terraces, king-sized beds, and state-of-the-art technology. Two feature Japanese granite baths, while the larger Rainbow suite has a bathtub with LED lights and a rainbow color therapy shower.
Chef Pen provides gourmet meals inspired by Asian and Mediterranean flavors. The focus on wellness is echoed in the meditation classes, yoga lessons, and massages. Guests can also enjoy a Japanese tea ceremony and calligraphy session, take a dip in the infinity pool, or participate in cookery classes.
Nearby Abel Tasman offers activities including boat trips and kayaking, helicopter tours, fishing, cycling, horse riding, and ecological tours.
Split Apple Retreat Information
Location & Getting There
50 minutes drive or 15 minutes helicopter ride from Nelson Airport.
With only 3 Rooms.
Sojourns into the Abel Tasman National Park, Kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, sky-diving, sailing, swimming with the seals, dolphin-spotting, traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy session, cooking lessons.
Children under the age of 12 are not permitted.
- Salt-water infinity pool
- Dining terrace overlooking Tasman Bay
- Eight seat theatre with reclining seats
- Yoga pavilion
- Explore Abel Tasman National Park
- Boat trips and sea kayaking
- Fly fishing
- Nature and wildlife tours
- Bespoke helicopter trips
- Horseback riding
- Vineyard tours and wine tasting
- Japanese tea ceremony and calligraphy session
- Cooking classes
Split Apple Retreat is a wellness center offering Asian-inspired relaxation and rejuvenation. Not only are the surroundings utterly tranquil, and the property serene, but the personalized wellbeing programs tailored by the experts here are second to none. Guests can also enjoy cultural activities such as a Japanese tea ceremony and calligraphy session.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.