4 Ways to Indulge in the Romance and Relaxation of New Zealand
25 Sep 2020
From secluded native forests to soothing thermal pools, to luxury lodges and everything in between New Zealand's vast landscapes offers so many remote escapes for you to explore
1. Indulge in a steamy escape in a warm geothermal spring
Melt into a relaxation bliss at one of the many geothermal mineral water pools located all over New Zealand! There is no better place to let the troubles float away and to immerse yourself in the healing waters of New Zealand. Here are our three favourites:
Onsen Hot Pools in Queenstown; inspired by the heritage of Japan these luxurious and private cedar-lined hot pools are the ultimate mix of relaxation and romance that you have been looking for. As you sit in the gently infused hot mineral water pool you will be in awe of the exceptional views as you overlook the rushing river below and marvel at the snow-frosted mountains behind.
The Lost Springs in Coromandel; lose yourself in the lush native gardens that surround the pools before slipping into the warm mineral-rich waters! Indulge in the adults-only area where poolside cocktail service is on offer, The Lost Springs is relaxation at its peak.
Otumuheke Stream in Taupo; treat yourself to a warm waterfall massage in this natural geothermal pool. Located amidst the wonders of Taupo’s Spa Park this hidden gem is one of Taupo’s best-kept secrets! An easy 25 minute walk from town centre and you will find yourself in the world of relaxation if you’re lucky you might chance upon the lesser-known hot spring hidden in the woods, but shh… this spot is even a secret to some locals.
2. Escape to paradise and cosy up in a beautiful luxury lodge
Dotted throughout the beautiful and rugged countryside of New Zealand lies some of the very best luxury lodges, indulge in a cosy night, snuggled up by the fire or enjoying a fine dining feast at one of these incredible properties.
Skyscape Cottage in Twizel; the ultimate in remote relaxation. Take in the panoramic views of the Mackenzie Countryside in your glass-roofed and walled cottage on a hill. Lie in bed and marvel at the outstanding display of stars above your head. And wake up in the morning to a warming sunrise over the rolling pastoral hills.
The Lindis in Ahuriri Valley; Unwind in undeniable luxury nestled almost imperceptibly in the valley, take a look out your window and spy cloud touching snow-capped mountains to one side and a trickling creek to the other. This ergonomically designed lodge fits seamlessly into the surrounding landscape and lets you relax and reflect on nature in a luxurious atmosphere.
3. Venture into nature and escape in the beauty of the New Zealand landscape
Escape into the natural wonder of New Zealand get out and immerse yourself in nature and relax in the tones of green that cover the islands.
Hike, Walk and explore the native forests, rugged mountain landscapes, golden beach and meandering rivers that turn into sky-high waterfalls and expansive lakes. Lose yourself and find a new sense of being whilst exploring the magnitude of natural environments scattered across the land.
4. Indulge your senses in a food and wine exploration
New Zealand is covered in exceptional places to wine, dine and indulge in local produce. Find yourself on a journey of taste as you uncover New Zealand’s best-kept dining secrets.
Wine and Dine, whether you are on the North or South Island, you'll have an overwhelming number of boutique wineries and restaurants to choose from. Relax in luxury at the beautiful Waiheke Island, or cycle from vineyard to vineyard, sipping on the country's best Pinot Noir in Martinborough. Or set sail on a seafood cruise experience and enjoy a glass of sauvignon blanc.
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