© Split Apple Retreat
New Zealand

The Split Apple Retreat is an exclusive luxury lodge and wellness retreat located on the edge of the Abel Tasman National Park on the South Island of New Zealand that offers some the best bushwalking in New Zealand, as well as secluded beaches, sea-kayaking and a helicopter service for drop-off at even more isolated spots.

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The retreat, located near Nelson, New Zealand, is renown for its gourmet Asian-Mediterranean fusion cuisine where every ingredient has been selected for its positive contribution to health and wellness. Indulge in the spectacular setting, original art and antiques, and unparalleled service. With the Abel Tasman National Park at your doorstep, pristine nature presents a kaleidoscope of constantly changing colors and patterns.



$$$ Expensive


Private paths lead to two beaches – one at the base of the property and another via a private easement through adjacent land to the beach with the famous 120 million year old Split Apple Rock, after which the retreat was named. 

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Programs & Retreats

Every aspect of the retreat revolves around relaxation, while pleasuring all the senses. Enjoy the  salt-water, infinity swimming pool and Japanese spa overlooking the Abel Tasman National Park and Tasman Bay. Additional rejuvenation features include a FAR-infrared sauna, a large steam room, yoga pavilion, and meditation theatre.
Private Yoga sessions are available with highly skilled instructors. Choose between Hatha, Iyengar, Astanga and Vinyasa yoga. Sessions are held in our Yoga Pavilion situated in the rose garden of the retreat.
Learn how to meditate quickly and effectively. We use the latest hi-tech brain-entrainment methods so that you get the most out of this ancient art. A screening room with 8 luxurious reclining leather seats was constructed for this purpose. If you’ve always wondered what meditation is all about, this is your chance to have a true transcendental experience. 

Immerse yourself in the pristine surrounds, saltwater infinity swimming pool, beaches, spa and  detoxifying sauna, a plethora of massages, acupuncture, meditation, and other stress reduction therapies.


Split Apple Retreat
195 Tokongawa Drive, RD2 Motueka
Tasman 7197
New Zealand

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