New Zealand may not be your top destination of choice when planning a romantic honeymoon, but its breathtaking experiences and spectacular sites make it worth considering. From cozy cabin retreats to breathtaking glacier hikes, New Zealand offers unforgettable romantic adventures. You’re sure to find plenty of seclusion here if romance is what you seek!
Lake Tekapo Airbnb and Tikoki Cottage provide picturesque landscapes of shimmering turquoise lakes, snow-capped mountains and starry nights – the perfect setting for stargazing couples! Relaxation options abound at either property – couples may want to try Lake Tekapo’s Alpine hot tubs for stargazing; alternatively you could relax with a spa treatment at Tikoki Cottage!
1. Tikoki Cottage
Beautiful cottage ideal for romantic getaways or honeymoons in New Zealand. This warm and relaxing house features a cozy wood burner to provide warmth on cold winter nights; large decks provide space for candlelit dinners in summer; while its master bedroom is set into its bay window to offer stunning views over native bush.
Garden Designer Gordon Collier created Titoki Point, Anacapri and White House gardens as beautiful expressions of his talent and vision; all are testimony to his talent and have promoted creative gardening across New Zealand.
This cozy cottage is located within easy access of many Tahawai landmarks, such as Katikati Christian Centre and Western Bay Museum, while Tauranga Airport can be reached with 45-minute drive time. Amenities provided at this cottage include free private parking on-site as well as TV with DVD player and seating area as well as fully equipped kitchen complete with oven – towels and bed linen are provided allowing it to accommodate two people comfortably.
2. Mountain Spirit
New Zealand provides the ideal setting for honeymoons of every kind; whether your dream includes beachfront romance or an adventurous mountain cabin stay, from intimate seaside villas to secluded mountain cabins with panoramic mountain views. Its diverse natural landscapes and wildlife ensure there is something here for every couple.
Escape to Abel Tasman’s idyllic beaches for an idyllic beach experience, where golden sands surround verdant native forest and yachts cruise peaceful bays. Couples can take part in romantic beach picnics or boat tours on its tranquil waters of Abel Tasman National Park.
Make the most of a secluded honeymoon experience in Marlborough, one of New Zealand’s internationally-recognized wine regions, where romantic vineyard restaurants await with picturesque vineyards nestled beneath tussock-covered hills and an extensive range of wines, most notably Sauvignon Blanc.
If a romantic honeymoon in New Zealand conjures images of stargazing from a hot tub overlooking stunning mountain scenery or gourmet picnicking on an unimaginably high ridgetop in the midst of towering mountains, Mackenzie Basin could be for you. There you’ll find hidden cottages nestled into nature as well as stunning alpine lodges ready to be discovered!
If you’re seeking a luxurious, indulgent, and intimate honeymoon experience in New Zealand, a premium luxury lodge may be just what the doctor ordered. Nestled amidst lush natural scenery, these romantic honeymoon hideaways provide the ideal place for relaxation, rejuvenation, and quality time together with your partner.
3. Willow Cottage
Willow Cottage is a two bedroom, one bathroom cottage that can sleep four guests. With its private outdoor space for relaxing and taking advantage of the scenic country setting, this cottage provides the ideal place for enjoying life at its best.
This cottage features a distinctive decor, including a six foot jetted tub and kitchen pantry that comes fully equipped with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. Double glazed, secured by tall electric gates, fully insulated, with both wood burning heating and electric heat available on cooler evenings – these amenities add up to an unparalleled stay experience!
At Canterbury Museum and Hagley Park are just 13-minutes and 14-km respectively from Hagley Guest House respectively, guests can take advantage of free WiFi throughout their property, respectively with private parking included for those with vehicles. Furthermore, guests will appreciate having free private parking provided. There are also various activities in the surrounding areas including hiking.
Willow Cottage was transported to MOTAT from its original site at 3 Akaroa Street, Parnell and built in 1848 by William Bagnall a ship’s carpenter and cabinet maker. It is typical of skilled tradesman’s dwellings from that period with four rooms including parlour and two bedrooms constructed out of well-seasoned kauri; cove ceilings provide attractive cove lighting while its front rooms boast casement windows featuring delicate fretwork brackets; in 1880 a front veranda was added and is non-smoking property.
4. Takou Cottage
Newlywed couples seeking an idyllic retreat will find it at Magic Cottages At Takou River in Kerikeri. This one-bedroom cottage sleeps two guests comfortably and features a riverside hot tub as well as a kitchenette equipped with microwave, flat screen TV, wood-burning fireplace and sofa bed – everything needed for an ideal stay!
Roland and Jenny Mapps purchased this luxurious eco-cottage in 2004 to assist them with restoring the farm’s ecology. When Roland took ownership of its 2,000 hectares in 2004, it had been overgrazed and overgrazed, overrun with invasive weeds, and its iconic musterers cob cottage was at risk of collapse.
The property has been transformed into an eco-friendly holiday destination, offering guests beautiful accommodations that are as eco-friendly as they are sustainable. Visitors can explore organic pasture, farmland and native bush on the property before relaxing beside Takou River for some quiet reflection time or paddle downstream to get to pristine sandy beaches of Takou Bay (just a 15-minute paddle or drive away).
Cottage offers self-catering accommodations with a small kitchen containing a refrigerator, gas oven and hob, crockery, glassware and cooking utensils; solar panel powers the lighting; camouflaged gas water heater provides outdoor rock-face shower; plus there’s a BBQ on deck, private jetty/boathouse combination offering free kayaks/canoes/fishing rods to borrow as well as romantic alfresco claw foot bath.