With its unique French flavour, the town of Akaroa, nestled at the head of its own sheltered harbour on Banks Peninsula, offers a peaceful and relaxing holiday experience. Club Lavaud is a boutique timeshare resort that reflects this peace and tranquility. Just 60 minutes drive from Christchurch, Club Lavaud overlooks the harbour and is a brief 5 minute stroll from a surprisingly wide selection of restaurants, gift stores and outlets offering works of art created by the talented local artisans. While staying at Club Lavaud, you can choose between peaceful walks and cycle tracks around the many beaches and streams of the peninsula, or you can catch a ride out to swim with the rare Hectors Dolphin - some of the smallest dolphins in the world. Another option is to sample some of the growing selection of fine wines at the various wineries on the peninsula or try some exquisite cheese at nearby Barrys Bay. Club Lavaud offers 4 beautifully appointed apartments that fit wonderfully with the French feel of Akaroa. Each apartment is fully self serviced with kitchen and laundry facilities, and with two bedrooms that will sleep up to 6 people. The resort has access to kayaks and a dinghy to enable you to get out and paddle around the harbour and explore its small bays and beaches.