The Resurgence

Qualmark 5 starQualmark EnviroThe Resurgence - Luxury Eco Lodge
Bed & Breakfast and Self Contained accommodation
Abel Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand

The Resurgence Bush Chalet
Luxury eco-Lodge
Pure New Zealand. 
Closest 5 star accommodation to Abel Tasman,
select lodge dinner B&B or
luxury self-contained Bush Suites.

The Resurgence Abel Tasman Nelson New Zealand
Set in the delightful Riwaka Valley, The Resurgence is a destination in its own right.
One of New Zealand's leading eco-lodges with native birds,
bush tracks and 50 acres of wilderness.

The Resurgence offers sustainable luxury in Boutique Lodge rooms
and self-contained Bush Suites.
Dinner at the Lodge is a highlight, showcasing fresh local produce
and fine Nelson wines, or self-cater and enjoy a peaceful evening
accompanied by the sounds of nature.

The Resurgence Pool 

A relaxed and friendly base for exploring the Nelson Region;
your well-travelled hosts will help plan the best activities
with passionate local operators -
 Abel Tasman, Nelson art and wine trails, Golden Bay and Kahurangi.

A child-free, smoke free resort with pool, spa and massage therapies.

The Resurgence bedroomResurgence-lounge

Rooms & suites
Accommodation is either in rooms in the main lodge or in stand-alone Bush Suites.
Select any Room or Suite for the fully hosted Boutique Lodge experience.
The Dinner B&B package includes full cooked breakfasts, aperitifs at sunset and 4-course table d'hote dinner.
Or if you are looking for your own secluded hide-away, pick one of the Bush Suites.
Enjoy breakfast in your Suite and either dine at the Lodge or cook up a treat on your BBQ. Ideal for longer stays.

  • Superior rooms in lodge
    Superior Lodge Rooms are large ensuite rooms upstairs in the main Lodge building.
    Ideal for couples or small groups looking for a relaxed fully hosted Boutique Lodge experience.
  • Standard rooms in lodge
    Standard Rooms are ensuite rooms upstairs in the main Lodge building.
    Ideal for couples or small groups with a budget looking for a relaxed fully hosted Boutique Lodge experience
  • Bush lodge suites
    Our most luxurious suites are well appointed and very private.
    Perfect for honeymoons. Lodge-style pampering or B&B self-cater for full freedom
  • Bush chalet suites
    Private, stand-alone studios nestled in the bush.
    Select B&B self-cater for go-as-you-please freedom or add dinner on any or all nights.


  • 5km of walking tracks
  • Saltwater pool
  • Hot tub
  • Gym & yoga area
  • Library.
  • Bikes
  • Free internet
  • Wifi
  • Cheap phone calls
  • Laundry service

Food & wine
Food is our passion! Sample fine local produce and excellent Nelson wines in a convivial dinner party style.
Menus change daily according to the seasons.
Massage & therapeutic treatments
Nelson is a renowned wellness centre and we have excellent masseuses on-call at the lodge.
Indulge yourself with a full body massage or a therapy of your choice
A birders's paradise
Take time to explore our 5km of bush tracks on our 50 acre property. Friendly native birds will accompany you.
Visit the magical 'resurgence' where an underground river emerges from the marble hillside.
Fitness & other facilities

The lodge boasts facilities worthy of a resort or small hotel.
Leisure options include a saltwater pool, hot tub, gym, yoga area and bikes.
Other facilities include wifi, guest computers, book exchange and reference library.

Our Eco Friendly Policies:

Within our business, we:

  • Don't throw it away, we Pre-cycle, Retain, Re-use, Recycle or Compost
  • Use the sun and air to reduce power consumption for washing, heating & cooling
  • Reduce waste, especially avoiding excess packaging & unnecessary washing
  • Grow organic vegetables and use as much seasonal local produce as we can
  • Plant native trees to encourage birds, restore habitats & to offset all carbon
  • Use solar plus on-demand gas for energy-efficient water heating
  • Choose the greenest energy supplier with maximum hydro and geo-thermal production
  • Use only water from a natural spring so we can offer you the luxury of power showers
  • Waste water goes through our treatement sytem and grey water is used for irrigation
  • Reduce transport by supporting local suppliers
  • Use environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Choose partners who care about our future and can offer you authentic experiences

The Resurgence supports Friends of Flora's "Return of the Kiwi Project"


"The Resurgence luxury eco-lodge"

Your Hosts: Peter Adams & Clare de Carteret-Bisson


Riwaka Valley Road RD3 Motueka, Nelson 7198, New Zealand


+64 3 528 4664






NZ$675 - NZ$925 Dinner B&B
NZ$545 - NZ$695 B&B




Accessible by road, 50 minutes from Nelson airport.


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