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    The Top New Zealand Honeymoon Resorts

    Enhance your New Zealand honeymoon with a stay at one of the country’s top honeymoon resorts. These New Zealand honeymoon resorts are also known as luxury lodges, and they take sumptuous indulgence to the next level.

    Your experience includes a stay in a spacious, romantic suite; daily breakfast and multi-course dinners; and attentive service. New Zealand luxury lodges are nestled in picturesque settings, offering privacy and intimacy.

    The most romantic New Zealand honeymoon resorts include:

    • Matakauri Lodge Queenstown
    • The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs Bay of Islands
    • Huka Lodge Taupo
    • Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy
    • Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses Kaikoura
    • The Sounds Retreat Marlborough

    Read on to learn more about these top New Zealand honeymoon resorts.

    The Most Romantic New Zealand Honeymoon Resorts

    Matakauri Lodge Queenstown

    Matakauri Lodge Queenstown NZ luxury lodges of New Zealand

    Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers breathtaking views, privacy, sumptuous suites, and convenience. This is the perfect destination for a Queenstown honeymoon–close to the action yet situated in tranquil surroundings for a blissful romantic retreat.

    Designed to take in the mesmerising alpine panoramas, with an understated take on luxury, Matakauri Lodge will serve as a welcoming sanctuary after a day of exploring the region. Voted as one of the top three lodges in New Zealand and Australia, Matakauri Lodge will undoubtedly prove a highlight of your honeymoon.

    Why choose Matakauri Lodge for your honeymoon?

    • Treat yourselves to pure indulgence at one of the country’s best luxury lodges
    • Delight in magnificent mountain and lake views from your suite
    • Stay close to Queenstown for convenient access to countless sightseeing opportunities
    • Feast on decadent cuisine showcasing the best of the Central Otago region
    • Enjoy romantic features in your suite such as an open fireplace, oversized bath, and private balcony

    The Matakauri Lodge honeymoon package includes:

    • Welcome bottle of New Zealand sparkling wine
    • $70 spa credit per person
    • Suite upgrade (subject to availability)
    • Private dining one night of your stay
    • Romantic turndown on final night of your stay
    • Pre-dinner drinks
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Complimentary non-alcoholic minibar
    • Access to gymnasium, swimming pool, and general lodge facilities

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs Bay of Islands

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    Sophisticated and elegant, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs rest on an unspoilt stretch of coastline where high cliffs give way to three pristine private beaches. Romantic suites offer space, comfort, and complete relaxation, while views open out over the Pacific Ocean.

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs truly gives visitors a chance to escape the unrelenting pace of daily life. Peaceful and secluded, this romantic retreat abounds with private activities, including golf, local heritage tours, bush walks, fishing, mountain biking, and quad biking. For ultimate relaxation, visit the lodge’s spa sanctuary hidden within native forest.

    Why choose The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs for your honeymoon?

    • Escape to a secluded oceanside paradise for a rejuvenating honeymoon
    • Delight in sophisticated luxury and ultimate comfort with a stay in one of the romantic suites
    • Spend precious time together at one of the private beaches–choose a romantic picnic, a BBQ with fresh grilled seafood or lamb and fine New Zealand cheese and wines, or activities such as kayaking and fishing
    • Explore the 6000 acre property with nature walks to waterfalls, beaches, and bays
    • Indulge in fine dining with an emphasis on local produce and providers
    • Enjoy romantic features in your suite, including an open fireplace, oversized bath, and private balcony

    The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs honeymoon package includes:

    • Welcome bottle of New Zealand sparkling wine
    • NZD$70 spa credit per person
    • Upgrade to best available suite type
    • Multi-course dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Guaranteed private dining one night during your stay
    • Picnic lunch to be enjoyed on the property or during an excursion
    • Private property tour
    • Romantic turndown on the final night of your stay
    • Complimentary non-alcoholic minibar
    • Access to gymnasium, swimming pool, and general lodge facilities (excluding golf course)

    Huka Lodge Taupo

    Huka Lodge Taupo NZ luxury lodges of New Zealand honeymoon resorts

    Generous hospitality meets sophistication and style at Huka Lodge, one of the top luxury lodges in New Zealand. Nestled on the banks of the Waikato River, Huka Lodge is surrounded by 17 acres of park-like grounds and sweeping, manicured gardens.

    During your stay, experience crisp clean air, birdsong, and true peace and quiet. The luxury suites are designed to allow the beauty of the landscape to dominate, with every last detail carefully considered.

    Why choose Huka Lodge for your honeymoon?

    • Relish in the decadence of the sumptuously appointed suites at Huka Lodge or indulge in the very best with a stay in the spacious yet cosy and intimate Alan Pye Cottage
    • Relax and unwind in the tranquil, idyllic setting
    • Sample a range of experiences, from bespoke tours to activities available in the nearby towns of Taupo and Rotorua
    • Savour exquisite cuisine in romantic private dining venues nestled both indoors and outdoors throughout the beautifully landscaped property

    The Huka Lodge honeymoon package includes:

    • A chilled bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne
    • A one-hour in-room couples’ spa treatment
    • Private dining in over 20 romantic indoor and outdoor locations
    • Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
    • Superb five-course gourmet dinners
    • Full country breakfasts
    • Gifts of orange soufflé biscuits, tea lights, bath salts, and a pair of Huka Lodge branded stainless steel hydro flasks
    • Use of all lodge amenities, including swimming pool, spa pools, tennis courts, library, and study
    • Complimentary transfers from Taupo Airport, if required

    Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy

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    Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by some of New Zealand’s most spectacular and pristine wilderness, Blanket Bay is where adventure meets relaxation and luxury. Grand stone-and-timber architecture blends seamlessly with the alpine setting, with floor to ceiling windows opening to the surrounding panorama.

    Blanket Bay is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples who dream of a wilderness escape amid breathtaking scenery, combined with an unrivalled level of luxury and comfort.

    Why choose Blanket Bay Lodge for your honeymoon?

    • Indulge in finely appointed intimate rooms, generous suites, and romantic standalone chalets
    • Escape the bustle of Queenstown for a slice of wilderness paradise
    • Enjoy magnificent views from floor-to-ceiling windows
    • Delight in decadent cuisine showcasing New Zealand’s finest fresh produce sourced from bespoke local purveyors

    The Blanket Bay Lodge honeymoon package includes:

    • Bottle of sparkling wine and fresh flowers in your suite upon arrival
    • One private dinner in the Wine Cave
    • One complimentary lunch on the afternoon of your choice
    • Pre-dinner drinks
    • Multi-course dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Use of sports equipment and lodge facilities

    Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses Kaikoura

    Hapuku Lodge and Treehouses Kaikoura tree houses luxury lodge and romantic escape in New Zealand

    Nestled between the Seaward Kaikoura Range and the Kaikoura coast, Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses offers contemporary luxury in an intimate setting. The tree house suites perch 10 metres above the ground in the canopy of a native Kanuka grove, with large windows offering dramatic views of the surrounding landscape.

    Carefully designed to offer an inviting environment, with handcrafted furniture and cozy fireplaces, the treehouses at Hapuku Lodge make the perfect base for honeymooning couples to explore the maritime wonders of Kaikoura.

    Why choose Hapuku Lodge for your honeymoon?

    • Indulge your inner child with a romantic tree house stay
    • Marvel at dramatic mountain and coastal views from your elevated perch
    • Explore the many experiences on offer in Kaikoura from your conveniently located yet private suite
    • Sample fresh local cuisine, including crayfish, venison, Kaikoura cheese, and Hapuku olive oil

    The Hapuku Lodge honeymoon package includes:

    • Bottle of French champagne
    • Organic fair trade chocolate
    • A romantic turndown service each evening
    • Three-course gourmet dinner each night
    • Five-course wine match tasting menu one night
    • Gourmet breakfast each morning
    • Massage for each partner

    The Sounds Retreat Marlborough

    The Sounds Retreat Marlborough luxury lodges of New Zealand honeymoon resorts

    Tucked in the stunning Marlborough Sounds, The Sounds Retreat showcases nature and luxury living at its finest. With a focus on unparalleled service and exquisite comforts, this award-winning private lodge provides convenient access to the spectacular coastal paradise.

    During your honeymoon, discover the best of the Marlborough region, from world-renowned vineyards to wildlife encounters, and from luxury cruises to walks along the Queen Charlotte Track.

    Why choose The Sounds Retreat for your honeymoon?

    • Delight in panoramic views from a spacious private deck
    • Relax in ultimate comfort in your luxury suite
    • Explore the Marlborough region from a convenient yet private base
    • Unwind in your private outdoor hot tub situated with views over native bush and the mesmerising waters of Queen Charlotte Sound
    • Dine on exquisite local cuisine, including mussels, fresh hot smoked salmon, and locally grown herbs
    • Taste the finest Marlborough wines

    The Sounds Retreat honeymoon package includes:

    • Chilled champagne and handmade chocolates upon arrival
    • Ninety-minute massage per guest
    • Three-course dinners with accompanying wines
    • Continental or cooked breakfast daily
    • Three-hour cruise aboard the ‘Lady Karen’ on Queen Charlotte Sound, with morning tea and fresh scones on board and a picnic hamper at a secluded beach
    • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    • Transfers to and from Blenheim or Picton airport, if necessary
    • Access to lodge facilities and sports equipment, including gymnasium and mountain bikes

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