Staying at Kiwiesque is a chance to experience life amongst the vines. Take a look at our top local picks below.
For bookings Mondays – Thursdays, there is a minimum of two nights required.
If you would like to book your conference or retreat over the weekend, during October to the end of April, we have a minimum requirement of three nights.
Only a short walk away, taste the most local wines at Linden Estate. Enjoy a wine tasting at the cellar door and make your own platters from the fridge. Their vineyards, situated on the slopes of the Esk Valley hills, provide a microclimate to create a range of excellent boutique style wines from 12 varieties.
Eat. Drink. D’Vine! The cuisine at Valley D’Vine is fresh, vibrant and full of flavour. Catering for lunch and dinner and overlooking stunning surroundings with views of the vineyards, this will be a dining experience you’ll remember for years to come.
Treat yourself to the Crab Farm Restaurant experience – fresh flavours perfectly paired with their range of delicious wines. Enjoy a relaxed, festive atmosphere with a blazing fire pit to keep you warm in winter and a sunny courtyard and shaded treehouse to keep you cool in summer.
Located at Crab Farm Winery, The Art Shed is a rustic gallery with a ‘hygge’ ambience – one of warmth, comfort and friendly vibes. Everything is crafted, painted, made and designed by their team of artists and the range of work available makes this gallery accessible to all.
For any foodie in the group looking for a truly local food experience, Bellatino’s Food Lovers Market is a well-stocked local grocery store. You can be confident that popping in there at the start of your stay will mean you have everything you need for entertaining. Bellatino’s also have great takeaway coffee!
When you’re on your way in or out of Hawke’s Bay, be sure to stop in to Berry Tasty for a delicious real fruit ice cream or a Friday night pizza straight from their pizza oven.
For fresh, local produce, it doesn’t get better than Taste of Summer. Local grower Russell Hope has been growing produce his whole life and offers an amazing variety of oranges, nectarines, plums, apricots, apples and much more.
Craving some takeaways? At Bay View Seafoods you’ll find fresh fish, crunchy chips, mouth-watering burgers and friendly, welcoming staff. What more could you want!
We had a family weekend at this amazing Villa which sleeps 10 in four large bedrooms, two with en-suites. We couldn’t fault it.
Location, comfort, well equipped and really comfortable.... read more
We enjoyed a week of quality time with extended family here. Swimming, relaxing in the spa, reading in the sun, lazing by the fires in the cool evenings.
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We booked the lodge for a working team weekend. Each of us could have our own lovely room, and so many wonderful spaces to sit and connect across the weekend.... read more