New Zealand provides an unforgettable honeymoon experience, from island paradises and fjords, to vineyards that exude indulgence.
Coromandel Peninsula boasts beautiful white-sand beaches, hidden coves, native forests and laid back vibes that make for the ideal romantic escape. Spend time kayaking together or walking the trail from Hahei beach to Cathedral Cove before relaxing in your hand-dug hot pool at Hot Water Beach.
1. Fable Bay Resort
Heritage-listed hotel boasting both classic 1920s opulence and contemporary comfort, this heritage-listed property oozes style. Nestled into what was Auckland’s inaugural skyscraper, rooms and public areas feature parquet floors, velvet upholstery, gilt mirrors and contemporary restaurants offering organic ingredients as part of their menus.
All rooms at Fable Hotel are small yet beautifully decorated and feature modern amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Some feature balconies while all provide minibars, safes, tea and coffeemaking facilities as well as Fable-branded toiletries and spa bath with rainfall showerhead – you can even order breakfast directly into your room!
At this charming bar and restaurant, guests can unwind with drinks in the stylish lounge before dining at The Press Club (named for its regular meetings of journalists in the 1870s). Serving seasonal cuisine in an upbeat setting with pre-dinner drinks served from its sophisticated lounge, guests will experience true luxury at this charming hotel.
This hotel is within walking distance of many of Auckland’s top attractions, such as Auckland Ferry Terminal and Sky Tower. Plus, they have a hot tub, sauna, and fitness center to help guests unwind after exploring this exciting city! Their 79 guestrooms all include refrigerators and minibars; some boast balconies while some include spa bathtubs; bathrooms boast black-and-white tiles with two-tone marble vanities featuring slim mirrors for an unforgettable stay!
2. The Mansion on Waiheke
New Zealand offers breathtaking landscapes, remarkable wildlife and an idyllic climate – making it an alluring honeymoon destination. No matter if you prefer rugged solitude or boutique luxury hotels – New Zealand has something special in store for everyone!
Queenstown is New Zealand’s adrenaline capital. From jet boating in the morning, to luxurious feasts for lunchtime and scenic hot tubs at sundown, there is no shortage of romantic activities here.
New Zealand boasts many luxurious honeymoon hotels, such as Huka Lodge on Lake Taupo’s remote shores – an acclaimed 5-star establishment famed for fine cuisine and hospitality amidst stunning natural beauty and tranquility.
Waiheke Island has recently been described by Vogue magazine as “the Hamptons of New Zealand.” Not only can visitors discover top vineyards and restaurants here, but there are also breathtaking beaches and countryside to discover here.
Waiheke Island attracts many daytrippers; however, its private residences also make for an idyllic honeymooning experience. Buyers have their choice between cliff-top properties, beach cottages and units offering rental opportunities.
3. The Coromandel Lodge
Newlyweds can take advantage of their luxury villa’s private plunge pool without ever needing to leave its comfort. This feature makes a memorable and romantic vacation getaway.
New Zealand offers an ideal honeymoon climate all year-round. Whether you prefer winter sports or prefer lush and verdant summer views, this beautiful nation has something special to offer everyone.
From Mount Cook’s snow-capped peaks to Waiheke Island’s sandy beaches and vineyards, romance and adventure abound here. Explore the Coromandel Peninsula’s abundant array of macadamia nuts, boutique wines, local cheeses, paua and oysters as you discover its lush larder.
Waiheke Island is an idyllic wine lover’s getaway just a short ferry ride from Auckland, boasting gorgeous vineyards, luxurious spa treatments, and scenic beach coves to discover on its shores.
Auckland is an absolute delight for shoppers, offering everything from high-end designer wear to open-air street markets and delicious restaurants. The skyline of Auckland is breathtaking; and it provides numerous activities to keep newlyweds busy – whether dining at Orbit’s 360 degree revolving restaurant or Sky Jumping off Sky Tower. All these experiences await new couples looking for adventure.
4. Mercury Bay Estate
Mercury Bay Estate, an intimate vineyard and restaurant on the Coromandel Peninsula within 15 minutes of Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach is renowned for their incredible location, wine selection and classic Italian inspired menu. Perfect for relaxing over a glass of Pinot Noir while taking in views over Mercury Bay!
Mercury Bay Estate is a family owned business dedicated to producing premium quality wines that rival both New Zealand and international offerings. Their aim is clear when visiting their cellar door, dining at their restaurant, or experiencing one of their wine tasting experiences.
The winery offers an elegant dining area that is open for lunch and dinner with stunning views of Mercury Bay from within the vines and of Simon Ward and Veronica Ward’s homeland, Italy. Our menu reflects this, with many dishes featuring fresh ingredients grown right here onsite; leaving our winery feeling full and satisfied is guaranteed!
Mercury Bay Estate managed to remain open during Level 4 lockdown thanks to their hardworking team and strong community support. Receiving both the Toyota Small Business Driver award and Mediaworks advertising package allowed them to refocus marketing toward domestic tourists rather than depending on overseas tourists for business.