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Make your Honeymoon truly unforgettable in one of New Zealand’s stunning hotels. We've scoured the country and found some beautiful locations to suit many tastes.
#1. Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Tongariro National Park
The Chateau Tongariro Hotel is a New Zealand icon. Located in World Heritage site Tongariro National Park and originally built in 1929 the hotel has been tastefully upgraded to modern standards while preserving the integrity of the original décor. The hotel is like something out of a fairy-tale, sitting proudly at the base of Mt Ruapehu with the lounge providing incredible views of Mt Ngauruhoe (or Mt Doom). This is also the perfect hotel for those popping over to the nearby ski-fields in winter, or if you are doing New Zealand’s famous Tongariro Crossing in the warmer months.
#2. Pen-y Bryn Lodge, Oamaru
Originally built in 1889 as a family home, this charming Victorian mansion is thought to be the largest single storey wooden dwelling in Australasia. Decorated with original antiques and furnishings, the Lodge is steeped in historical elegance. Beautiful gardens surround the property, perfect for relaxing with your beloved.
#3. Huka Lodge, Taupō
Founded in the 1920s as a fishing camp, the Huka Lodge celebrates its’ sporting heritage and stays true to the founding values. Sophisticated rooms compliment the luxurious, sprawling grounds on the banks of the picturesque Waikato River. Located a short drive from Taupō, there are activities for all tastes nearby from the scenic to adventurous.
#4. The Beach House, Kawau Island
The perfect place for a beach front getaway, the Beach House gives romantic couples secluded beaches and an intimacy with nature. Enjoy the beach in or out of the water with kayaks, paddleboards or snorkelling gear, or explore the island’s varying walking and hiking tracks. Take a trip to the mainland via one of the many travel options available, or simply lie back and let the surroundings wash over you.
#5. Bay of Many Coves, Marlborough Sounds
Revel in untouched native bush in this luxury hotel. Soak in a hot tub under the stars, enjoy waterside café breakfasts, and spend your days out on the water or simply soaking in the sights and sounds of Native Bush. With a spa available for ultimate recreation, and easy access to a quiet beach, you’ll want to stay here forever in the lap of luxury.
Which Hotel would you choose for the ultimate honeymoon escape?