Luxury and comfort await at the new Donkey Bay Inn, near the historic township of Russell. On a private peninsula overlooking Waitata Bay, this architecturally designed boutique hotel boasts three guest suites with bold and eclectic interior styling. The Emperor’s Room is apartment-sized with private garden access; Tosca’s Room has floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the seascape; and the Skyfall suite has a private deck with 180-degree views. Plus, the 600m2 native garden doubles as a ‘living roof ’ and is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
Cost: From $600/night Sleeps: Two guests per suite, plus additional costs for up to two more Bookings: donkeybayinn.co.nz