Marlborough Sounds Getaway

Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds

3 Nights

From $ 1145 per person*


Take a break in the heart of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and discover a whole new style of luxury.  Nestled at the water’s edge alongside 52 hectares of native bushwalks, the Bay of Many Coves offers 5-star luxury in a pristine natural environment. Whether you are seeking world-class cuisine, breathtaking scenery, the spirit of adventure or simply a sense of renewal, you will find it here.

Day 1:

Discover a new kind of five star luxury lodge in the Marlborough Sounds …

Located in one of the most breath-taking parts of New Zealand in the spectacular heart of Queen Charlotte Sound is the delightful Bay of Many Coves.  A luxury 5 star lodge nestled in native bush offering spectacular views across its own secluded bay – this is a luxurious experience not to be missed. 

On arrival check into your own suite with a spacious living area complete with settees, a dining table & chairs and even a small kitchenette providing you the ability to self-cater if desired.  Your private balcony with ‘to die for’ views, will provide you with the ideal place to sit during your stay to enjoy a morning coffee listening to the birds singing; or in the evening a private are to open a chilled bottle of wine and enjoy the magical sunsets across the bay.

On the first night of your journey, make your way to the jetty where you will have included pre-dinner drinks and canapés provided by your hosts.

Take in the beauty of your surroundings before continuing to the restaurant for your included 3 course dining experience.

Your package includes 3 nights accommodation, a 3-course dinner each evening, plus a full a la carte breakfast each morning overlooking the bay

Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Day 2:

Wake the following morning and enjoy an included full a la carte breakfast.  With a large range of diverse activities to select from there is much to enjoy, both on water and on land.

Get Active

Get active on the sea with complimentary facilities including kayaks, stand up paddle boards to the traditional row-boat to take you directly from in front of the lodge. Explore the many coves keeping an eye out for little blue penguins, dolphins, birds and even seals basking on the rocks at clay point opposite the Bay.

A short walk (15 minutes) is a stroll through the native forest, listening to the sound of bellbirds & Tui’s as you make your way to visit the lodges waterfall. 

For the more active, with the Queen Charlotte Track at your doorstep, pack a picnic lunch and set off and on a hike or mountain bike for the day.  Bay of Many Cove’s staff can arrange for a boat pick up service from several of the entry/exit points for those wishing to wonder off on a longer day excursion.

Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds

Scenery & Wildlife

Take to the water on a sail boat, with yacht charters and a variety of cruise excursions available, it is easy to fill your days cruising the beautiful sounds admiring idyllic scenery and local wildlife.

Fancy catching your own dinner? head out on a fishing charter and bring home your catch for the chef to prepare.

Or perhaps enjoy a wildlife and dolphin cruise which takes you on a journey, to encounter a huge variety of rare, wonderful and interesting species along the way.  Enjoy playful Hector’s, Bottlenose, or Dusky Dolphins (with a 90% encounter rate it’s likely you will not miss out out!).  Continue on to see NZ fur seals and numerous seabirds before landing on Motuara Island for a 1-hour nature lover’s walk to remember.


If ‘relaxation’ is on your mind then the onsite ‘Miritu Day Spa’ offering a range of luxurious massages and beauty treatments is where you may wish book in some ‘me’ time.  Or sit back and relax with a book by the lodge pool before a dip in the Cedar hot tub.

Your package includes 3 nights accommodation, a 3-course dinner each evening, plus a full a la carte breakfast each morning overlooking the bay.

Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Day 3:

Wake to enjoy your included a la carte breakfast.

Enjoy another day in paradise, action packed with activities, or more chill time at the resort, before your final dinner included in the main dining room.

PRO TIP: Upgrade your 3-course included dinner to the 7-course degustation on your last night matched with 7 local wines – DELISH!

Your package includes 3 nights accommodation, 3-course dinner each evening of your stay with full a la carte breakfast each morning overlooking the bay.

Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Day 4:

After breakfast it is soon time to pack up and get ready to sadly head home. 

Looking for a longer break? (ask about our winery 2 night extension in Marlborough) or perhaps stay put at the Bay of Many Coves as you explore a little deeper in this stunning part of New Zealand.

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*Terms & Conditions:  Package is based on land only within inclusions in the itemised list. Travel between September 2020 to 15 December 2020 *with high season surcharges over the holiday period which may be applied. Airfares additional. Prices are subject to change without notice and subject to confirmation at time of booking. All prices are based on cash/cheque/direct credit pricing with credit card pricing additional at 2% Visa/Mastercard & 3% Amex. Finance offers are available (click here for more information).  Seasonality rates apply; Prices for 2 (1 Bedroom Apartment) for 4 (2 Bedroom Apartment) and 6 (3 Bedroom Apartment) are based on the low season rates for travel to 30 September 2020. 1 Bedroom (Season 1Oct-31Oct from $ 1440 per adult based on 2) (Season 1Nov-15Dec from $ 1690 per adult based on 2 ) 2 Bedroom (Season 1Oct-31Oct from $ 1045 per adult based on 4) (Season 1Nov-15Dec from $ 1070 per adult based on 4) 3 Bedroom Apartment (Season 1Oct-31Oct from $ 940 per adult based on 6) (Season 1Nov-15Dec from $ 995 per adult based on 6) *Subject to availability at time of booking Water Taxi to/from Resort: Additional costs incurred will be return scheduled water taxi from Picton at NZD$110 per adult return or private service at NZD$ 395 each way. General: All inclusions are subject to availability and provided with a fluid approach depending on booking dates and availability of each inclusion. Note that some items are not available daily. Full terms and conditions will be provided prior to confirmation. A deposit will be required to secure your reservation.