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Bay of Many Coves, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

Bay of Many Coves

Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Bay of Many Coves £££££

  • New Zealand
  • Boutique

Bay of Many Coves is an elegant waterfront retreat, nestled within 52 hectares of native bush, on the shores of a hidden cove, deep in the Marlborough Sounds. The 11 contemporary bungalow apartments blend effortlessly with their surroundings, all with views across the aquamarine bay. Facilities include a small heated outdoor pool plus a day spa as well as a wonderful restaurant serving fresh seasonal produce with award-winning wines from the region.

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Raetihi Lodge £££££

  • New Zealand

Raetihi Lodge is nestled amidst native bush in a secluded bay in Marlborough Sounds. The 14 charming rooms are located either on the hillside, overlooking the gardens or with sea views. Take to the peaceful waterways with complimentary use of kayaks and fishing rods or explore nearby trails on foot or by bike. Alternatively relax in the sauna, spa pool or indulge in a massage.

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Amy's experience of New Zealand was invaluable. Everything went like clockwork and the travel documentation and book you sent us were brilliant.

New Zealand

Excellent organisation and itinerary, very professionally put together in an attractive package. Plus a great travel app. Amy was efficient, helpful and clearly knowledgeable.

New Zealand

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Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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