The Ridge Country Lodge
Located in the Matakana Coast and Country we are just over 30 minutes north of Auckland city - the lodge is set in a magic location high on a ridge above the Historic Village of Puhoi - we're close to the Auckland - but a world away!
The Ridge Country Lodge is without question one of Auckland's best kept secrets and a perfect place to stay as part of your holiday in New Zealand. Take one of our luxury bed and breakfast packages for a romantic escape, weekend break, special occasion, or perhaps give someone a gift voucher as a present or a very special thank you.
Dinner is a major part of The Ridge country lodge experience. Many of our guests want to just arrive, relax, meet new people and not have to worry about driving out to dinner. Enjoy our relaxed very informal atmosphere, great food and local Matakana Coast wines. Add that extra touch of personal magic that makes staying with us a bit unique, quirky and very special, and you'll see why we offer some of the most memorable Matakana accommodation available.
Enjoy Maralyn's excellent Mediterranean style cooking and sumptuous breakfasts. Unwind in our luxury spa, take in the stunning scenery, checkout the history of Puhoi village the famous pub and its local characters. The Matakana Coast and Country area really has it all and we're only a very short drive to excellent vineyards, local regional parks and beaches. Experience the local farmers markets, the shops, cafes and galleries of Matakana Village and Warkworth, sculpture gardens, museums, golf courses, it's all here and much more... so you can just relax at our luxury lodge or get out and about in one of Auckland's truly unique destinations.
Whether you have a weekend or a week, Puhoi Historic Village and the Matakana Coast and Country area has so much to offer and the Ridge offers accommodation at its best. One night at our secluded luxury b and b just north of Auckland won't be enough, so take a two night special break with dinner each evening and really treat yourselves.
Whether you are visiting New Zealand or a local enjoying a break, Maralyn, Ian and no doubt Charlie (the friendly terrier) will ensure that your stay at The Ridge will be a wonderful experience and one to remember, take a moment and read the comments taken from our guest book, also check out our excellent reviews on Tripadvisor.