"The best on the West Coast", that's what guests say! The best for luxury accommodation, stunning mountain to sea views, delicious cuisine, delightful hospitality, insightful guided nature tours and located central to the West Coast best scenic attractions and activities.

30 minutes drive south of Hokitika en route to Franz Josef Glacier, Paramata Lodge is sophisticated and spacious, with elegant handcrafted contemporary style, artworks, sculptural garden, library and piano. Three beautiful guest bed rooms with superking/king size beds, large ensuites, deep bath and several decks, this is boutique accommocation at its best.

Located in a natural paradise with forest, waterways and beach providing diverse wildlife adventures right beside the lodge. Ask us about a guided walk, bird tour, farm or kayak tour, heli flght, cycle trail or NZ fly fishing. There's more too, so you'll need several days. Hosted by two well informed New Zealanders, Kathy heads two conservation organisations while Neil is the artist, with a deep respect for nature they will show you their sustainable wilderness lifestyle beside rare old growth forest.   

 Winter/Spring (Aug - Sept 2015) is the most beautiful time for landscape views and photography with snowy mountains, calm sunny days and sparkling reflections. New lambs are growing fast and native birds begin their mating antics. Winter B&B rates apply from $290 per night for two people. Book Now on this website to get the best price.

Summer (Jan - Mar 2016) is our busiest time. Special rates apply for multinight stays when booking a month in advance for 2 nights or more directly from the Paramata Lodge website. (Except Christmas & New Year).