Split Apple Retreat Nelson & Marlborough

Surrounded by native rainforest with views over the Tasman Sea, Split Apple Retreat is a wellness centre offering Asian-inspired relaxation and rejuvenation. This luxury lodge on the border of Abel Tasman National Park creates tailor-made health and wellbeing programmes. 

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 colour therapy shower. 

Chef Pen provides gourmet meals inspired by Asian and Mediterranean flavours. 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. 
 

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Why we recommend Split Apple Retreat

“Split Apple Retreat is a wellness centre offering Asian-inspired relaxation and rejuvenation. Not only are the surroundings utterly tranquil, and the property serene, but the personalised wellbeing programmes tailored by the experts here are second to none. Guests can also enjoy cultural activities such as a Japanese tea ceremony and calligraphy session.”

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