Bronte Lodge is situated at water’s edge on the end of the Bronte Peninsula, overlooking the Waimea Estuary, 25 minutes drive from central Nelson. The lodge is on the local wine and craft trails and provides easy access to Abel Tasman National Park and nearby activities such as fishing, swimming, kayaking, sailing, golf, riding and more. This luxury lodge offers accommodation in private suites and villas no more than 15 meters from water’s edge. The lodge is surrounded by 2 acres of English styled gardens and 65 acres of family orchard which includes an onsite boutique winery producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Enjoy al fresco dining on the Homestead veranda or by the open fire in the Victorian dining room. Help yourself to the buffet where the freshest in homemade and local produce is a specialty. Hotel facilities include 13 metre heated salt water pool, all weather tennis court and petanque, kayaks, dinghy, canoe and mountain bikes.