Hei Matau means fish hook in Maori. It symbolizes prosperity, as fish were so plentiful to Maori that simple ownership of a fishhook meant prosperity. The Hei Matau also represents strength, determination and good health as well as providing a safe journey over water.
Hei Matau Lodge Waiheke is everything you imagined the perfect Island escape would be.
Set on the shores of a secluded Waiheke beach, this is a seaside accommodation with a 7 ½ acre playground to enjoy. However, Hei Matau is far from remote - the main village of Oneroa is just a five minute drive away and you’ll find a range of world-class vineyards virtually on your doorstep.
At Hei Matau, you can choose your accommodation style. Perhaps, you’re seeking a romantic escape in a luxury Waiheke lodge, where you will enjoy being pampered and indulged by your Kiwi hosts, sampling the local wines and tasting all the local flavours.
For larger groups, or those who prefer total privacy, the main house or main house and lodge rooms are available for exclusive use. Relax with all the space and seclusion you desire, feeling like you’re staying on your own private island.
Whichever you choose, you’ll find every excuse not to leave the luxury of Hei Matau. Yet, if you venture out, world-class vineyards, excellent restaurants and gorgeous beaches are all there for you to discover.
Your experience at this luxury Waiheke lodge will include the perfect combination of uninterrupted sea-views, understated elegance and total indulgence.