Luxury hotel holiday The Resurgence Motueka, Nelson

The Resurgence in Motueka, Nelson in an adults-only hotel on the seculded northern tip of the South Island. Choose from kayaking, sailing, hiking and mountain biking through pristine wilderness, or else explore the wineries, art and scenery of Nelson, or Middle Earth filming locations in the nearby Golden Bay. Or otherwise simply relax, rejuvenate and indulge in utter luxury, with some of New Zealand's finest hospitality, cuisine and wine.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Resurgence, Nelson

The Resurgence is an intimate, adult-only 5-star eco lodge in a stunning secluded location. Delicious, farm-to-table cuisine, pampering spa facilities and luxurious accommodation with breath-taking views make this an unmissable spot from which to explore the local area.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location This hotel enjoys a secluded location, 10-minutes' walk from the Riwaka Resurgence

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Nelson Airport

Distance from airport The Resurgence is approximately a 60-minute drive from Nelson Airport

Hotel facilities and services

Fully licenced bar, 50 acres of native bush, Swimming pool, Hot tub, Gym, Massage and therapy room, Infra-red sauna, Reference books, maps, games and fiction library, Activity booking service, Laundry service, WIFI.

Chargeable watersports

Kayaking, Boating.

Land sports

Hiking, Cycling.

Out and about nearby

The Resurgence boasts a spectacular setting in Motueka in the Nelson and Abel Tasman region of South Island New Zealand. With the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks on your doorstep, The Resurgence is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife appreciators. In the Abel Tasman, take to the water on a range of kayaking and boat trip excursions in search of dolphins, seals and the iconic little penguins. Otherwise, swap your boat for a trusty pair of hiking shoes, and explore the beautiful trails of this National Park with views over stunning beaches and turquoise seas. In the Kahurangi National Park an unspoilt wilderness of mountain and forest walks awaits, brimming with bird life and fantastic encounters with the endemic wildlife. Other guests may appreciate the wine and cycle trails that surround Nelson in the areas of Moutere, Mapua and Motueka. No better example exists on Nelson's Great Taste Trail, a network of cycle trails tracks along the coast, through winery country and over rolling hillsides onto Rabbit Island's forest trails. Art enthusiasts are similarly well catered for, as the area has recently experienced a resurgence in creative prowess. Inspired by the local light quality and the Moutere Clay, take a tour of the new studios that are beginning to surround Nelson. Finally, those guests interested in film should take a trip to Takaka Hill in search of iconic filming locations from The Hobbit. Explore this beautiful area of Middle Earth, whilst also appreciating the contemporary beach culture, walks, horse treks, art and bird life on offer. The nearby areas of Farewell Spit, Pupu Springs and Wharariki Beach are also accessible from this locality.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5016

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Resurgence, Nelson

Room descriptions

The rooms of The Resurgence are all finished to the same luxury standard, and feature ensuite bathrooms, and all the luxury amenities you would expect in a boutique hotel. Also included are balconies as standard with tables and chairs, and views over Kahurangi National Park or the surrounding bush landscape.

Standard Room These entry level rooms feature a Queen Bed, an interesting angled ceiling, and an alcove sofa. Views are of the Kahurangi National Park, or a mixture of pool and bush.
Superior Room With more space, these rooms offer Queen or Super King beds, a sofa/armchair, a desk and a North facing orientation. Views are of the Kahurangi National Park, or a mixture of pool and bush.
Bush Chalet This stand-alone self-contained studio suite enjoys a Super King bed, a sofa, tables and chairs, as well as total privacy and wide views over the Kahurangi National Park from its two separate decks
Bush Lodge This stand-alone luxury self-contained suite is as spacious as it gets, and enjoys a separate lounge area with sofas, a gas fireplace, a dining table and chairs, and wide views from its very private deck. Guests will enjoy a luxury bath tub with views over the surrounding bush. Views are uninterrupted over the Kahurangi National Park.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5016

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Resurgence, Nelson

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to The Resurgence in Motueka, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. The Resurgence is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the hotel by hire-car, or by flying to the nearest airport, Nelson, which is a 1-hour srive away. From there you will require a hire-car to continue you itinerary.

Additional information

Minimum stays: There is a minimum stay of 2-nights at The Resurgence.

Children: The Resurgence is an adults-only lodge.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5016

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Resurgence, Nelson

Highlights of Nelson and Abel Tasman

Spend at least one full day in the Abel Tasman approached from the water passing Split Apple rock, stopping perhaps at Anchorage Bay and seeing the seal colony at Tonga Rock, Whale watch at Kaikoura, See the seal colony at Ohau Point north of Kaikoura, Visit the Suter Art Galley in Nelson and combine it with a visit to the vibrant market on a Saturday, Day trip to Farewell Spit, Visit the vineyards of Rimu Grove, Neudorf and Woollaston Estates at Upper Moutere and perhaps have lunch at Seifried at Appelby, Visit the studios of numerous artists in the area, Go to the WOW (World of Wearable Art) in Nelson and the adjoining Collectible Cars Gallery.

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