New Zealand


The Ideal Weather Periods To Visit Our Club Resort Destinations

A multitude of factors go in to planning an Anantara Vacation Club holiday. From sorting out your travel visas to packing, booking accommodation and mapping out which sights to see, the last thing you’d want after all of your meticulous organization would be for the weather to ruin your stay.


5 Reasons To Sample Queenstown’s Renowned Wine & Spirits Culture This Year

New Zealand typically conjures up visuals of outdoor exploration, Lord of the Rings-esque landscapes, and herds of sheep grazing peacefully in sprawling green fields. But there’s something else that the land of Kiwis has come to be known for. Thanks to a climate ripe for farming and harvesting, the southern […]


Visa Guidelines Made Easy For Chinese Citizens In Our Club Resort Destinations

Planning a Lunar New Year or Spring Festival getaway abroad? With a number of countries becoming increasingly eager to welcome Chinese tourists, many nations are loosening up their visa procedures – making international travel more convenient for our Northern neighbours!


PLAN YOUR FAMILY’S WINTER GETAWAY THIS MAY

PLAN YOUR FAMILY’S WINTER GETAWAY THIS MAY

While spring may have sprung in North America and Europe, and China and Southeast Asia are experiencing a hot summer, the Southern Hemisphere is seeing a different side of Mother Nature – snow! Organising a family holiday in a cold destination requires some extra guidance and preparation, especially when you’re […]


PICK YOUR ARENA OF ADVENTURE IN QUEENSTOWN

As one of the world’s capitals for adventure sports and striking scenery – it’s the birthplace of bungee jumping – Queenstown is an attractive destination for nature lovers and adrenaline seekers at any time of year. During the winter season, in particular, the snow-covered mountains provide an invigorating holiday backdrop […]


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5 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND

A green landscape of incredible scenery and remote beauty…New Zealand is a mystery wrapped in an enigma, waiting to be discovered. Once visited, the vast landscapes of New Zealand’s gloriously green nature are never forgotten, even if you feel lost in time in another world, as J.R.R. Tolkien himself wrote, […]


IDYLLIC QUEENSTOWN AT THE SHORES: AN ANANTARA VACATION CLUB REVIEW

Idyllic Queenstown at the Shores: An Anantara Vacation Club review by Melanie Smith. Wow.  That’s all I can say as I fly over the beautiful peaks of the South Island of New Zealand, to land at Queenstown airport.  As we fly low between the mountains my breath is taken away […]

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Winter scene. Friends at Coronet Peak. Queenstown. New Zealand.

QUEENSTOWN – A GOLF, SKI AND SPA UTOPIA 1

QUEENSTOWN – A GOLF, SKI AND SPA UTOPIA There are several world-class golf courses and ski slopes within easy driving distance from your Anantara Vacation Club in Queenstown. Each one offers a different experience but they all have one thing in common: magnificent and dramatic scenery. In addition, when your […]


QUEENSTOWN FOR CHILDREN 1

QUEENSTOWN FOR CHILDREN Queenstown is an adventure playground for thrill seekers looking to push themselves to the edge, both literally and figuratively. But what about families with young children? Today, many tour operators have tailored activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding and white water rafting for children, assuring absolute safety […]

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Anantara Vacation Club Queenstown shr balcony view

QUEENSTOWN – A GOURMET’S GUIDE 1

QUEENSTOWN – A GOURMET’S GUIDE  The regal mountains, lush rainforests and shimmering lakes of Queenstown have attracted nature lovers and thrill seekers from around the world for decades. Less well known is Queenstown’s burgeoning dining scene that continues to grow from strength to strength. With well over 100 restaurants serving […]