BOOK NOW: New Zealand luxury accommodation offers
With the announcement of the trans-Tasman travel bubble this week, many Australians are daydreaming about a 2021 holiday to New Zealand. To help you narrow down your choices, Boutique Hotels and Lodges is offering a number of great-value deals across its portfolio of luxury stays.
Located on the wild and rugged West Coast, this five-star eco-lodge sits above the pretty Hokitika River and between the snow-capped Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea – making for quite the majestic setting. Perfect for guests longing for spectacular views and absolute silence. Rates from $350 per night.
Overlooking the sheltered Oneroa Beach, The Boatshed’s ‘Romantic Retreat’ package is ideal for couples looking for a weekend of candlelit dinners, vineyard visits and coastal walks.
970 Lonely Bay Lodge
Cooks Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
Nestled in native bush and a short stroll to Cooks Beach, this boutique lodge sleeping up to nine guests is now available for exclusive use for just $2,400 a night.
Cloud 9 Luxury Villa
With breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean and Bay of Islands, Cloud 9 guests can relax on the outdoor sofas, cool off in the infinity pool and unwind in the spa while soaking up the stunning landscapes. The self-contained villa offers space for up to six guests, and is offering a ‘Stay 4, Pay 3’ deal for selected dates.
The Manse Luxury Lodge
Perched on a hill bordering the world-renowned Gimblett Gravels wine region, The Manse has a number of packages that you can add to your stay, including truffle hunting, golfing and wine tasting.
Acacia Cliffs Lodge
Acacia Bay, Lake Taupo
Enjoying views all the way to Lake Taupo, Mt Tauhara and the Kaimanawa Range, Acacia Cliffs Lodge offers several sailing packages so you can explore your remarkable surroundings in style.
Te Arai Lodge
Te Arai, North Island
Just over a one-hour drive north of Auckland and reminiscent of the Tuscan countryside, this family-run homestay looks over the rolling hills and native forests of the gorgeous Te Arai region, and has a focus on wellness and sustainability. A number of ‘Spring Specials’ are now on offer, including ‘Stay 3, Pay 2’.
The Point Villas
Whakamoenga Point, Lake Taupo
Situated in a gated estate surrounded by native bushland, these two opulent villas – each host to a private swimming pool and outdoor spa – are currently offering value-add for longer stays.
Pen y Bryn Lodge
Oamaru, North Otago
A stay at this magnificent Victorian-era heritage mansion can be paired with several amazing packages depending on your interests, such as ‘Glamping’, ‘Stargazing’ and ‘Wildlife’.
Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat
Positioned above the turquoise blue waters of Lake Pukaki on the edge of the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, this ideally-located retreat features three villas overlooking the lake or mountains. Choose from a number of great-value packages, ranging from wellness to weddings and ski to stargazing.
Cooks Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
Want to stay in a luxury barn bedecked with soaring timbered ceilings, natural furnishings, antique china and shelves upon shelves of books? Groups of four can book for just $1,300 a night.
This beautifully restored heritage building sits in the heart of the pretty township of Geraldine, just over a 1.5-hour drive from Christchurch. Rates from $250 per night.
Maruia River Retreat
Featuring seven relaxed boutique villas in the heart of a stunning river valley, as well as daily yoga sessions, saunas, a stoked hot tub, forest trails and delicious cuisine each evening, a stay at Maruia River Retreat is all about wellness and nature. The all-inclusive EAT. YOGA. LOVE. package starts at $1,950.
Te Koi The Lodge
Set on the edge of the Waimea Estuary, this secluded lodge features four suites and villas set in picturesque gardens, each with beautiful water views. Special rates start from $490 inclusive.
Drury, South Auckland
Boasting sweeping countryside views among the hills, Quail Lodge’s ‘Weekend of Romance’ package includes two nights in a private lodge, a gourmet dinner, daily breakfast and limo transfers.
Donkey Bay Inn
Sitting on a private peninsula on the North Island of New Zealand, Donkey Bay Inn is an eco-friendly property with panoramic views of the ocean. Within walking distance of the historic Russell township, guests can choose to while away the hours at the beach, at the shops or among nature. Winter rates start from $500.
About Boutique Hotels and Lodges
Mass accommodation is becoming less popular as more visitors favour the personal touch of hosted luxury lodges, boutique hotels and villas. Boutique Hotels and Lodges New Zealand offers a diverse collection of unique accommodation owned and operated by locals passionate about showcasing the best of Aotearoa.
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