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4 Hotels With The Most Luxurious Views In New Zealand

20 January, 2020
Here Are The Best Places To Stay In New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful destination for your next vacation. There are tons of great outdoor activities and sites to see, especially if you are a Lord of the Rings fan. With so much to do, you will have no trouble with filling your days there, but where should you stay?

Keep reading for some of the best places to stay in New Zealand and the ones that have the greatest views of the stunning scenery.

1. Wharekauhau Country Estate

Roughly an hour and a half north of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, Wharekauhau Country Estate has a beautiful view of Palliser Bay from its location on the side of a cliff.

The 16 cottages are located on land that has been home to a working sheep farm for the last couple of centuries and visitors in the spring will be delighted with all the newborn lambs on a guided farm tour. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the estate on foot or bike, you can go fishing along the shoreline or visit a colony of seals.

2. Blanket Bay Resort

On the shore of Lake Wakatipu, is the Blanket Bay resort. The main lodge has been built to resemble an alpine ski resort and you can enjoy the luxury accommodations as well as exploring the many outdoor adventures.

Located near the world heritage sites of Mt Aspiring National Park and Fiordland, visitors to Blanket Bay can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, zip-lining and at the lake, there are plenty of fishing and water sports to enjoy. If you are ready to slow things down a bit, you can sip wine at the local wineries, go shopping or visit one of the art galleries.

3. Annandale

An hour south of Christchurch, in Pigeon Bay, is the luxury lodge of Annandale which has been built on the land of a historic farm. Visitors to the lodge will enjoy farm-to-table rustic meals featuring the beef and lamb that were raised on the land.

For those seeking a romantic getaway, there is a private glassed-in room with stunning views of the bay. Larger groups can stay in the fully refurbished homestead dating back to the 1800s. After relaxing for a few days head to Christchurch where there are plenty of things to do and sites to see, read this helpful article for more information on what the area has to offer.

4. Minaret Station

Minaret Station is located in a captivating alpine meadow in a glacial valley. The lodge is surrounded by mountains and is fairly private offering only four chalets that can accommodate two people.

If you enjoy winter outdoor activities, this is one of the best hotels in New Zealand. Visitors can try heli-skiing, biking, and hiking, or take a helicopter view of the landscape.

Learn More Today About the Best Places to Stay in New Zealand!

These are just a handful of the best places to stay in New Zealand, and you will not be disappointed with any of these choices.

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