Hawke’s Bay enjoys an alluring Mediterranean climate and is home to many world class vineyards, orchards, heritage trails, and one of the world’s largest Gannet colonies. Napier is the 2nd largest Art Deco City in the World!
The Hawke's Bay is situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, tucked away in a coastal bay filled with warm seas and astounding scenery. Famed for its sunny year-round climate, Hawke's Bay has a diverse landscape with plenty of activities for everyone.
The Napier Botanical Gardens are only two minutes walk from The County Hotel, and provide a great place to take a book, sit back and relax.
Food and wine are the hallmark of the Hawke’s Bay region. Chambers Restaurant at the County Hotel uses this local food and wine and delivers exciting and memorable dishes that become the centre piece of your night.
Hawke’s Bay seems to be constantly celebrating! Food and wine is a central theme, and annual open-air concerts and harvest festivals at the wineries draw international acts.
Art Deco weekend is internationally acclaimed along with other 1930s-inspired events throughout the year including a thriving racing tradition and Horse of the Year.
Sophisticated and stylish or simply just enjoying the sunshine - there is always something happening somewhere in this vibrant region.
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