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195 Tokongawa Drive | RD2, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
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Split Apple Retreat
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A completely unique property and exceptional hosts. The combination of jaw dropping scenery, absolutely first class luxury and personal attention to your needs and wants makes this a rare and precious place. We almost never write reviews but this place has stolen our hearts and we would like the world to know about it. Please make sure to plan well... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We arrived after 30 minutes drive through breathtaking Nelson and arrived at the base of the Abel Tasman National Park, one of NZ's highest rated attractions, and it's a no brainer to see why. The Split Apple has it all. A Japanese inspired architecture and decor filled with antiques and top of the line luxury conveniences. Killer views of the... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We agree with all the previous reviews mentioning the highlights of this unusual and unique property. We stayed with Lee and Pen over Easter weekend. Every detail was attended to during our stay including reservations for activities in advance of arrival and food preferences while we were there. Pen is an extraordinary cook and everything you eat will be delicious... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Lee and Pen have truly created a very unique retreat that caters to every sensual experience possible. The caring and relaxed attention from Lee as he leads you toward beneficial health and lifestyle choices is complimented by Pen's gentle charm that she translates to food with a passion. The stunning art , antiques and architecture are set within a window... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My stay with Lee and Pen was an experience that I will never forget. The bedroom missed no detail and the view from it was quite the most stunning one could imagine. One was totally spoilt with Pens ability to produce wonderfully flavoursome and healthy food. Every need is met in this beautiful resort. It was an amazing experience.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Lee and Pen have developed a truly exceptional experience for their guests. The location looks out on one of the most beautiful vistas in New Zealand, and the architecture captures the views perfectly. You wake to look out on a view of the sea, islands and sky that is a perfect start to the day. The Nelson region has a... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Unique is a much overused word but it is the only way to describe this retreat which overlooks the pristine costal scenery of the Tasman Bay in the North West of the South Island of New Zealand. Set in a beautifully crafted Japanese garden the accommodation and facilities are among the best I have experienced anywhere in the world with... More

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My fiancé and I had the absolute privilege of spending two nights with Lee and Penn. The cooking was amazing (thanks Penn), the host entertaining and informative, and the facilities outstanding. Imagine waking to a panorama of coastline, sparkling sea, islands and drifting yachts. A meditation experience, followed by a sumptuous, healthy breakfast, a sauna, a soak in a hot... More

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Amarillo, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been fortunate to have stayed in some of the top hotels and resorts in the world and Split Apple Retreat is certainly in that category. The retreat is perfect in every way. Each guest's health and wellness is addressed by infrared saunas, new technology meditation, massages and delicious, personalized cuisine. The retreat itself is breathtaking... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This was my first time in New Zealand and Split Apple Retreat was an amazing introductory experience to this paradise. I am constantly on travel and stay at the best hotels in the world, but this retreat is a special experience not to be missed. Lee and Pen are amazing hosts, offering a wide arrangement of activities including: kayak, meditation,... More

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Address: 195 Tokongawa Drive | RD2, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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