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The Residence Collection

The Residence Collection is the most exclusive collection of private villas in New Zealand

The Residence Collection by Touch of Spice

Spend more time … making memories in luxurious villas & private residences

The Residence Collection by Touch of Spice is a premium portfolio of New Zealand’s most exquisite private homes and retreats.  Our Residence Collection properties offer the ultimate in luxury. They are expansive while offering privacy and seclusion in equal measure, providing an experience that goes far beyond a place to rest your head.  How about your own trampoline in the ocean?  Or your own sculpture park?  Or having dinner in an underground dining room created with the sensation of dining inside a whale?  The Residence Collection by Touch of Spice will enable you to enjoy experiences you didn’t think possible.

Relax, Unwind and Explore

Our carefully crafted selection of Residence Collection homes are a destination in their own right – providing an indulgent place to unwind as well as a lavish base from which to explore the surrounding areas.  Many Residence Collection homes feature private golf courses, in-house spas, private wine cellars, heli-pads, international size tennis courts and art collections that rival some of the world’s top art houses – these homes are truly spectacular.

Spend more time  … with family & friends

We believe time is one of the last true luxuries so how and where you spend this time matters. Staying in our Residence Collection villas enables you to connect with your family, your other half, your friends or your esteemed colleagues. Our villas can help turn your precious time together into memories that will last a lifetime.

Throw off the shackles of an ordinary hotel stay – run down the hallways, jump in the pool, eat dinner in your bathrobe and wear your board shorts to breakfast. In our Residence Collection villas you enjoy your own sense of limitless space, at your pace. Choose what you want to do, when you want to do it – have breakfast at midday, a midnight feast, or perhaps an impromptu Brazilian BBQ?

Let us do the work

We understand that everyone’s luxury is different. So tell us, what does it mean to you? A private chef, a champagne picnic on top of the world, a private opera performance, or perhaps a helicopter trip up to the top of a mountain and stand up paddle boarding on a glacial lake? Whether it is something you have been dreaming of, or something yet to enter your imagination, we can create exclusive experiences just for you.

Residence Collection stays

Residence Collection homes are available exclusively through our team of Travel Designers both for luxury stays and tailored events. You can choose from two inclusion options for your stay depending on the experience you are after. Choose from simple Private Home Rental if choice and flexibility is what you seek, or our Full Luxury Service option if you don’t want to have to lift a finger.

All bookings in our Residence Collection come with a unique sense of ease, knowing that we are here to help, every step of the way. Let Touch of Spice and The Residence Collection blow your mind and make the unimaginable, a reality.