Timara Lodge - Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

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Timara Lodge, New Zealand owned and operated, is one of the country's most luxurious and private lodges. Situated in the province of Marlborough, well known around the world for its wines and gourmet foods. Timara Lodge promises a haven of peace, quiet and relaxation.

Timara Lodge is set amongst 600 acres of land, including 25 acres of one of New Zealand's most beautiful English style gardens and a five-acre, man-made lake. Adjoining the gardens is the 350-acre Spy Valley vineyard and winery.

Timara Lodge's accommodation facilities ensure your stay is private, comfortable and peaceful. With a warm, unobtrusive welcome, delightful company and culinary delights. Timara Lodge is truly a 'slice of paradise' in Marlborough, New Zealand.

Timara Lodge's accommodation options compliment the overall ambience of privacy and comfort.

All rooms have picturesque views of either the magnificent gardens, stunning man-made lake, or the distant magical mountains. Choose from four charming rooms with king beds and en suite bathrooms, some with spa baths and private sitting rooms. The rooms feature fine art and antiques and the quality furnishings are modern and tasteful, instilling a sense of utter luxury, right down to the softest Italian linen.

Each bedroom is completely private and has its own en suite bathroom, as well as spectacular views of the grounds. All our air-conditioned bedrooms are fully serviced and non-smoking, the en suite bathrooms are all equipped with a hair dryer, shaver plug and heated towel rail. Bath towels, toiletries and additional towels are also provided.

Trip Type

Romantic Getaway


Lake Suite Garden Suite Mountain Room Balcony Room


Leisure time at Timara Lodge is simply your own. Relax lazily by the pool, stroll through the beautiful gardens or play a game of tennis. Nearby, is our adjoining Spy Valley winery where you can take a tour and sample Marlborough's acclaimed Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Many of the other local wineries also have excellent restaurants offering lunch menus that feature the very best local produce: salmon, venison and mussels. For the active guests, a round of golf can be played at the nearby Fairhall Golf Course. There are also a variety of private gardens and boutique olive groves to visit. Fine art galleries and local craft studios are all within a short distance of Timara Lodge. After your day's adventures, you can rest, read in the library or join other guests whilst enjoying a vintage wine, fine malt whiskey or cognac.


Situated at the top of the South Island and in New Zealand's sunniest province, Marlborough's Timara Lodge is ideally placed to offer its guests a memorable experience. Marlborough is endowed with a magnificent beauty, made up of stunning hills and crystal clear waterways. Townships in the immediate region include Blenheim, Seddon, Picton and Havelock. Marlborough's central location provides a base for many wine companies and a burgeoning gourmet food industry. Visitors to the region often leave with bottles of wine from internationally renowned labels such as Spy Valley, Cloudy Bay, Montana and Hunters wines. A little further a field, you can cruise the magnificent Marlborough Sounds waterways or walk the renowned Queen Charlotte Track experiencing native bush and bird life. For the more adventurous, you can go whale watching and swim with dolphins at nearby Kaikoura, or try fly-fishing at one of the many local rivers. Marlborough, the region with heart, offers something for all visitors.

Getting There

Timara Lodge Dog Point Road RD2, Marlborough NEW ZEALAND