- Eco-luxury hideaway in unspoilt natural surroundings. Perfect seclusion on the water’s edge deep in the Marlborough Sounds with 5-star luxury accommodation, world-class cuisine and a taste of 100% pure relaxation.
- There are few locations in the world where you can so easily discover the romance of one of Nature’s finest sanctuaries. Set in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds, our luxury five-star resort-style accommodation nestles amid a rolling landscape of untouched native bush that reaches down to kiss the shoreline of our tranquil bay.
- Whether you are seeking world-class cuisine, breath-taking scenery, the spirit of adventure or simply a sense of renewal, our passion is to share the serenity that comes with those moments when we can simply be ourselves.
- Fantastic water-front accommodation in the spectacular Marlborough Sounds. Flexible, apartment-style accommodation to accommodate couples and families alike.
- Treat yourself to a blissful day at the spa, and afterward, world-class chefs are close at hand to create a unique culinary experience that is all yours.
- Savour the delights of fresh local seafood and other provincial produce in our waterfront café, guest-lounge and fine-dining restaurant.
- Wonderful bush and coastal walks with the Queen Charlotte Track on your doorstep; kayaking, sailing, motor yacht cruising, eco and wildlife adventures, day spa treatments, wine tours, fishing and diving.
- Range of exclusive excursions from private wine tours to eco cruises and swimming with dolphins.
- Access is only by boat or helicopter, giving you a true away-from-it-all feeling.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
With so many bike trails of all skill levels all over New Zealand anyone can have a chance to see the beautiful New Zealand countryside at a more leisurely pace. And combining a cycle holiday with a stay at a New Zealand luxury lodge will ensure you have the perfect place to relax after a day in the saddle.A gentle pedal or a full blown adventure a beautiful lodge makes a thrilling setting for a cycling vacation or just a pleasant one off activity to compliment your luxury lodge experience. Whether you’re interest is cruising around a wine trail, exploring a coast road past beaches and seals or cross country cycling along a disused railway route the lodges have great options for you to enjoy.
Whether it is the world’s finest wild brown trout that lures you to New Zealand, or maybe it’s the famous Taupo rainbows, the salmon or big game, superb fly fishing or light tackle spinning the spectacular environment will exhilarate you, the new techniques required will challenge you and the rewards can be fabulous.There is great trout fishing year round in New Zealand’s outstanding rivers and lakes. Summer river fly fishing October-May is available throughout the country and advance reservations for guides are advisable. In winter, you’ll find the world’s best fresh water rainbow trout runs in the central North Island. Boat fishing is available throughout the year in Rotorua, Taupo and some South Island lakes. Our lodges have a wealth of experience in planning walk out / drive out and heli fishing day trips with their own qualified professional fishing guides.Zane Grey made the Bay of Islands world famous in 1929 for it’s enormous marlin. The reputation continues today. The Luxury Lodges of New Zealand provide access.
Our trails aren’t just for walking, we also have mountain bikes and top of the range electric bikes for you to use. From beginner to advanced, we have tracks for every level; a great way to cover a lot of ground in a short space of time and burn off some calories.
Lodges of New Zealand combine tranquil and relaxing accommodation with thrilling adventure experiences. Take a helicopter from the lodge and land on a glacier or peer into a volcano, take the plunge with white water rafting or combine a hiking-jetboating-scenic flight into the wilderness. Take the helm of a sailing boat or the handlebars of a Harley.
New Zealand and golf have a long history. Scottish immigrants introduced the game in the South Island in the 19th century and their links-style courses still thrive today. British Open champion Sir Bob Charles and more recently Michael Campbell’s win at the US Open in 2005 put New Zealand firmly in the modern golf spotlight. And golfing greats, the likes of Nick Faldo, Arnold Palmer and Greg Norman have trodden the fairways of New Zealand and praised their beauty and quality. A number of the Lodges of New Zealand have either their own world class course set in outstanding locations or are close to some of New Zealand’s premier courses and golf resorts – including two in the Golf Digest World Top 50 rankings. The Lodges can arrange everything for you – from tee times to your favourite post game cocktail – to ensure a quality experience. All you have to worry about is the quality of your swing.
From heli-hiking in the high country to a passive stroll on a pink sand beach, the luxury lodges offer incomparable hiking experiences for all levels, guided and unguided in pristine environments on private estates or in New Zealands famous National Parks nearby. Your lodge hosts will pack a delicious picnic, organise transportation and equipment for half day walks to overnight glamping and luxe hut experiences.
Heliskiing takes you into the mountains away form the ski resorts where fresh tracks are followed by a gourmet picnic lunch.
A full range of winter sports is on offer including glacier hikes, cross country skiing, ice skating, snow mobiles and snow shoe hiking.
New Zealand ski resorts are located in and around Wanaka, Queenstown and Christchurch in South Island and near Lake Taupo in North Island.
So lightly populated, New Zealand has endless tracts of wilderness and the lodges have access to special experiences allowing visits to experience our wilderness and wildlife.
Almost all of the Luxury Lodge’s welcome children and offer a range of flexible accommodation styles for families and multi generational groups. Activities are tailor made to suit all ages and interests with unlimited experiences both passive and for the adventurous accompanied by professional guides and guaranteed to create those precious memories of a life time.
Dusk at the Resort will bring the swooping Kereru, Tui and curious Weka. Your mornings will begin with a dawn chorus of native birds including the beautiful bellbird.Across the Bay in which the Resort is located you will find three Cormorant breeding colonies. Easily accessible by kayak or dinghy these birds provide year round entertainment – none more so when the young birds are learning to fly, swim and fish.A trip to nearby Motuara Island will reward you with a glorious cross section of New Zealand birdlife, while a little further on, you will arrive at the only King Cormorant breeding colony in the world.
Take one of several tracks leading out from the Resort that lead you through 52 hectares of private bush, alive with native birds. Venture from the Bay of Many Coves Resort to the Queen Charlotte Track, or let us arrange a boat pick up from any of the entry and exit points along this magnificent walkway.Ask us about the “Peanut Slab” challenge and join the alumni for around the world.
A half-day swim with dolphins leaves from Picton to spend 4 – 5 hours in Cook’s Strait and Cloudy Bay where you can view or swim with large pods of dolphins.Minimum age is 3 years old to view, 8 years old to swim.
Set in a tranquil cove with beautiful views of the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves is an exclusive retreat offering a truly unique New Zealand experience. The one, two and three-bedroom apartments all have a stunning views of the cove and space for private dining, while the resort’s fine-dining restaurant, spa and pool provide further comforts during your stay. Bay of Many Coves Resort is surrounded by an eco-marine haven, way off the beaten track. Sit out on your private balcony, taking in the most glorious views of this natural paradise, and you will understand why Captain Cook chose this area as his favoured anchorage while visiting New Zealand. Watch out for dolphins, often spotted around the resort, as well as fur seals.
When it’s time to explore, Bay of Many Coves offers year-round activities, including over six kilometres of private walking trails that link to the internationally-renowned Queen Charlotte Track. Wander down one of the many forest tracks and discover a wonderful range of native birds. Kayaks and paddleboards are available for discovering the bay’s abundant marine life, too. Back at the resort, treat yourself to a blissful day at the spa, and afterward, world-class chefs are close at hand to create a unique culinary experience that is all yours.
The main lodge consists of a large country kitchen, wood-burning open fireplaces, formal dining room, wine cellar, games room, intimate library, heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and plenty of winter snugs in which to cosy up with a good book.
One Bedroom Apartment
One Bedroom Apartment for honeymooners, couples or solo adventurers, these luxurious apartments offer a little slice of heaven.Spacious bathroom, King or twin beds, complimentary WiFi internet and private balcony, with beautiful bay views from your own private retreat. Apartment size 45 square metres.
Two Bedroom Apartment
These apartments are just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge with beautiful views across the bay.Private balcony, spacious interior, King or twin beds, complimentary WiFi internet and designer bathroom. Easily accommodates two couples with individual privacy and great for families. Apartment size 77 square metres.
Three Bedroom Apartment
These Apartments offer spacious living with luxury and comfort for up to six people in three bedrooms.Apartments have two bathrooms, King or twin beds and complimentary WiFi internet Architecturally designed with warm wood interior looking out to uninterrupted views across the bay from inside and from the generous balcony. Apartment size 120 square metres.
Perfectly secluded, surrounded by native bush and with panoramic views of the bay, the Kereru Suite transports you to a new level of luxury.The two bedroom suite is designed for the discerning couple or family looking for peace. Alongside the balcony is a significant furnished deck together with your own private spa pool. Complimentary Mini Bar, breakfast and dinner are included for guests stay in Kereru Suite
The most beautiful places to stay in New Zealand also conveniently offer the most stunning, unique, cultural dining experiences; whether it’s a cliff side sunset overlooking the Pacific Ocean or an alpine lake in the mountains, surrounded by a native forest or the rugged beauty of a country estate.The award winning and internationally experienced Chefs of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand are committed to our high standards of ingredients grown onsite and regionally, respecting biodiversity and highlighting seasonal variety.Making a quiet, discreet, albeit sophisticated and contemporary entrance on the global food scene over the last few years New Zealand is now making delicious waves on the hot list of gourmet destinations to savour.Whilst our wine may be the more famous of this partnership, the New Zealand’s cuisine has proven itself a worthy competitor in the high growth experiential travel market.
Watch the sun set across the bay, or the moon as it sails above the distant hills. On cooler nights, nestle in by the open fire with a glass of Marlborough’s finest and a memorable dining experience.
Enjoy an excellent coffee with fresh delights from the bakery, take refreshments from the cellar, or enjoy a snack or full meal after a long day exploring the outdoors. The lounge like atmosphere is conducive to relaxed conversation over a drink or light meal as guests plan the day’s activities.
Situated right on the jetty, the Bight Cafe has an exceptional range of local cuisine, fine wines and superb coffee. It is also a favorite destination for passing boaties looking for a caffeine fix. One of the popular features of the Bight Cafe is major New Zealand rugby games showing on the big screen.
For family & friends, celebrations and retreats, these exclusive residences have all the perks of our reknown luxury lodge service. Our luxury villas & owners cottages are on the grounds of New Zealand’s most spectacular luxury lodges, offering you home comforts, seclusion, the indulgence of an in-house chef and hospitality staff catering to you exclusively with beverage service as required. All come with a complete daily housekeeping service, a dedicated concierge and in many cases your own swimming, spa, access to the lodge gym, wellness centre and more.
A refreshing dip in the sea, a lounge around the pool, or a steaming hot tub: If you love being in or near the water, you’ve come to the right place.There’s nothing as refreshing as a cool dip after a day’s exploring, or a soak in the hot tub before bed.
The Miritu Day Spa calls on its Marlborough Sound setting to create a soothing, healing atmosphere. Treatments draw on European as well as indigenous New Zealand cultures, with products locally produced using all-natural ingredients. Mix a massage in with active days out, or shape your entire stay around different spa treatments.