The Flying Fox Whanganui: Eco-Friendly Adventure on the River

The Flying Fox Whanganui

The Flying Fox Whanganui is a quirky and blissful stay on the forested banks of the beautiful Whanganui River. This hidden gem offers earth-friendly accommodation, in an idyllic rural setting with access to canoe, hiking, and biking adventures. Don’t miss the awesome list of adventurous things to do further on too…

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Split Apple Retreat New Zealand for an Eco-Luxury Stay

Split Apple Retreat New Zealand

The ethos at Split Apple Retreat New Zealand is one of peace, tranquility, and serenity. Near Abel Tasman National Park this exclusive eco-lodge offers creativity and relaxation. With luxurious interiors, vibrant art, nutritious gourmet food, sustainable practices, and healthful spa treatments. Designed to refresh and reinvigorate travellers looking for a dream escape. 

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Kapiti Island Nature Tour and Glamping

Kapiti Island Nature Tour and Glamping

Imagine yourself nestled off the Kapiti Coast in the tranquility of nature on Kapiti Island. Not just any island, but a bird and nature sanctuary devoid of predators and pests.

Here, an overnight experience awaits you. A rare opportunity to enjoy the serenity of an uninhabited island under the stars. It’s an adventure calling your name. Read on for information about this Kapiti Island Nature Tour and Glamping…

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Unique Places to Stay in the Wairarapa for Couples

Unique Places to Stay in the Wairarapa for Couples

This charming region, known for its vineyards, stargazing, and dreamy landscapes, also houses some truly unique accommodation. From luxurious boutique hotels amongst the vines to quaint strawbale studios in the heart of Martinborough Village to cute tiny houses in rural tranquillity, the Wairarapa offers a range of distinctive stays that promise to make your trip anything but ordinary. Read on for Unique Places to Stay in the Wairarapa for Couples…

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Popular Ohakune Accommodation with Spa Pool – Mount Ruapehu

Popular Ohakune Accomodation with Spa Pool

Looking for a fun, unique place to stay in Ohakune? Here are five popular Ohakune Accommodation with spa pools that are close to all the skiing and snowboarding action at Tūroa. Plus you’re near ski equipment hire, shuttles, apres-ski restaurants, and bars in Ohakune. For 6-8 guests check out these dream retreats where you can relax after a big day on the Mount Ruapehu slopes or the trails.

Also read on for a bonus: Activities and Tours in the Tongariro National Park

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New Zealand South Island Holiday: 4 Baches you’ll Love!


If you’re looking for an authentic New Zealand South Island holiday then don’t miss a stay in one of New Zealand’s unique baches. You may also hear them called cribs in Otago. This is how the locals spend their holidays in low-key style accommodation, surrounded by South Island’s spectacular wilderness. A bach holiday means turning … Read more

Fun Auckland Weekend Getaways

Fun Auckland Weekend Getaways

Fancy a weekend in a stylish boatshed on Waiheke Island? How about a romantic escape to a little house in Papakura? Looking for a retro caravan stay at the beach? This list of Fun Auckland Weekend Getaways offers a diverse and quirky range of places to stay.

These country, bush, and beach locales are all within an hour’s drive radius. Perfect if you’re looking for a unique R&R with no long drive ahead. Or you’re a visitor exploring the region and seeking a quirky stay…

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12+ Unique Places to Stay in Wellington NZ 2023

Unique Places to Stay in Wellington

Wellington is a fun and cosmopolitan city. A hotbed of culture, nature, art, foodie heaven, quirky cafés, theatres, local breweries, beautiful harbour and the occasional windy day! These 12+ unique places to stay in Wellington are set in some of Wellington’s popular neighbourhoods and offer quirky and memorable stays…

Read on for an amazing selection of accommodation: Lighthouse, Art Hotel, Off-grid Bach, Keep, Historic Holiday Home, and more…

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Rangitoto Island Accommodation – Bach 78 Islington Bay

Rangitoto Island Accommodation

Best for: Holiday Retro Bach for 6 Guests, Island Hideaway, Swimming, Hiking, Games, Adventure Rangitoto Island last erupted 600 years ago and the forested volcanic cone shapes the whole island. Thanks to the Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust you can stay at this Rangitoto Island accommodation, in historic Bach 78 Islington Bay, on the coast of … Read more

7 Unique Places to Stay in Blenheim with Vineyard Hotels

Unique Places to Stay in Blenhim with Vineyard Accommodation

These 7 Unique Places to Stay in Blenheim offer exceptional and unique accommodation along with nature, adventure, gourmet delights, and some of New Zealand’s best wineries. Blenheim is known as a gourmet paradise with artisan food, Southern seafood, rolling countryside, and a chance to taste some of the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc! For families, the … Read more

Stunning List of Blenheim Vineyard Accommodation in NZ

Stunning List of Blenheim Vineyard Accommodation

This list of Blenheim Vineyard Accommodation features stylish holiday homes, set amongst the vines with plenty of room for up to eight guests. They’re also close to Marlborough’s world-class restaurants, craft breweries, gin distillers, artisan shops, cafes, boutiques, and the 30+ vineyards you can visit for wine sampling and cellar door sales.

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20+ Unique Places to Stay in New Zealand that will Amaze you!

20+ Unique Places to Stay in New Zealand Staytopia

Aotearoa New Zealand is known as an exciting destination for explorers, adventurers, and pilgrims seeking natural beauty and wildlife in these friendly isles. So, if you want your escape to include imaginative and unique places to stay in New Zealand then this list is worlds away from boring!

Wairua Lodge – Rainforest River Retreat in Coromandel

Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Lodge

Wairua Lodge – Rainforest River Retreat is a unique mountain retreat nestled in the Coromandel rainforest. Even the drive up to this eco-friendly getaway is an exciting wilderness journey. With stunning forest walks, refreshing swimming holes, an outdoor bath, and mesmerizing glow worms, this place is a paradise for nature lovers. Plan your trip today and get ready for the magic of Wairua Lodge.

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Relaxing Raglan Holiday Homes by the Beach

Relaxing Raglan Holiday Homes by the Beach

Wind down at the beach in one of these relaxing Raglan Holiday Homes. With a modern coastal vibe, Raglan offers world class surfing, along with artisan shops, coffee spots, stylish restaurants and outdoor adventures. Learn to surf, head out kayaking and paddle boarding, take up rock climbing and hike to the stunning Bridal Veil Falls. … Read more

Unique Franz Josef and Fox Glacier Accommodation

List of Unique Franz Josef and Fox Glacier Accommodation

Named Glacier Country for good reason, this region is blessed with soaring mountain peaks, rugged terrains, native rainforest, wild beaches, hot springs, and history. The two glaciers steal the scene with their icy beauty. This list of Unique Franz Josef and Fox Glacier Accommodation showcases a range of rustic hotels and holiday homes that blend … Read more

Eco and Quirky Accommodation Great Barrier Island NZ

Eco and Quirky Accommodation Great Barrier Island NZ

With dark sky sanctuary status, white-sand beaches and native forest Great Barrier Island is a peaceful getaway for star gazing, beach combing and forest walks. Two thirds of the island is covered with bush so it’s a haven for native birds. This list of Eco and Quirky Accommodation Great Barrier Island NZ gives you a … Read more

Awesome Martinborough Vineyard Accommodation

Martinborough Vineyard Accommodation

With world-class restaurants, gorgeous boutiques, cafes, and bars dotted around a stunning village square Martinborough is a heavenly holiday retreat. Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and rolling countryside why not take a well-earned break and immerse yourself in the local wine culture by booking into a Martinborough Vineyard Accommodation… Type of Accommodation: Vineyard AccommodationLocation:  Martinborough … Read more

Spiritual and Eco Bay of Plenty Retreats

Spiritual and Eco Bay of Plenty Retreats

Retreats are special places for contemplation, relaxation and healing. This list of Spiritual and Eco Bay of Plenty Retreats are tranquil havens in native forest and organic garden settings, where nature is a big part of your experience. These unique places to stay include a self-sufficient cottage with native birds and estuary views, rainforest chalets … Read more

6 Breathtaking Marlborough Sounds Accommodation

6 Breathtaking Places to Stay in the Marlborough Sounds

This list of breathtaking Marlborough Sounds Accommodation includes resorts, B&B, a glasshouse luxury holiday home and even glamping! New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds encompasses stunning bays, coves and waterways. A natural paradise for swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing, diving, dolphin watching, mountain biking and bushwalking. The Marlborough sounds were formed thousands of years ago by sea level … Read more

Quirky Golden Bay Accommodation

Quirky Golden Bay Accommodation

There’s something so special about the northern tip of the South Island. Boasting some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery, this remote region is home to the country’s golden beaches, and the Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks, making it one of New Zealand’s premier hiking and beach destinations. For an unforgettable holiday check out this list of Quirky Golden Bay Accommodation.

5 Best Boutique and Unique Queenstown Hotels

5 Best Boutique and Unique Queenstown Hotels

After an adrenaline rush of bungy jumping, a day cycling around the Gibbtson vineyards, a craft beer in hand watching the red-hued sunset from Perky’s Boat, it’s time to relax for a night at one of these Boutique and Unique Queenstown Hotels. Each is handpicked for its location, bijoux size, bespoke experience and welcoming ambiance. … Read more

Best Glamping in Wanaka and Lake Hawea for A Fun Nature Experience

Best Glamping in Wanaka and Lake Hawea

On your next South Island holiday surround yourself with the beauty of nature and go Glamping in Wanaka and Lake Hawea. These awesome nature retreats are fun for everyone. Read on to discover stylish yurts, rustic safari tents, big luxurious bell tents, and even tiny houses all set in country, lake, and forest environments. So … Read more

Best Glamping in Queenstown that will Inspire You

Best Glamping in Queenstown

If you’re looking for a special escape then Glamping in Queenstown is the one for you! Wilderness and natural beauty surround you as you relax in your five-star luxury tent. Check out these spectacular camps for nature lovers and adventure seekers. You’ll be inspired… Accommodation Type: Glamping and YurtsDestination: Queenstown | South Island | New … Read more

Motueka Eco Accommodation – Yurts, Eco-Village, Strawbale, Treehouse, Beach Huts

Motueka Eco Accommodation

Surrounded by luxurious, dense vegetation and fresh sea breezes, get ready to experience an unforgettable stay at one of these Motueka Eco Accommodation options. These Unique places to stay are a good starting point to discover the popular Nelson region and the Abel Tasman Park and immerse yourself in all the natural beauty and culture. … Read more

Unique and Boutique Rotorua Accommodation – Luxurious Stays

Unique and Boutique Rotoroa Accommodation New Zealand

Rotorua in New Zealand is renowned for showcasing Māori culture, stunning lakes, and forests, and as a geothermal wonderland hotspot (literally!) One of New Zealand’s top holiday destinations why skimp on your accommodation? So here’s a list of Unique and Boutique Rotorua Accommodation with oodles of luxury. In a range of locations from forest to beach … Read more

Quirky and Eco Kaikoura Accommodation: Magical Choices!

Eco and Quirky Kaikoura Accommodation

With seal colonies, whale watching, and swimming with dolphins, Kaikoura is one of the best places in New Zealand to view marine life and experience ocean adventures. Kaikoura also has an amazing range of unique places to stay! So if you’d like to escape to something different check out this list of Quirky and Eco Kaikoura Accommodation which includes a glass pod, tree house, train carriage, covered wagon, yurt and much more!…

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Amazing Eco friendly Retreats in Nelson, Golden Bay and Abel Tasman Park

Amazing Eco friendly Retreats in Nelson, Abel Tasman and Golden Bay

These Amazing Eco friendly Retreats in Nelson, Golden Bay and Abel Tasman Park embrace the ethos of healthy living, caring for their guests and nurturing the environment. With a blessed climate, Nelson and Golden Bay enjoy lots of sunny days (source). Oh…and gorgeous beaches, crystal clear sea, stunning bush walks in the Abel Tasman and … Read more

Magic Cottages at Takou River in the Beautiful Bay of Islands, Kerikeri

Magic Cottages at Takou River New Zealand

You’ll find Magic Cottages at Takou River in the stunning Bay of Islands. This eco luxury retreat is set within idyllic native bush on the banks of the Takou River. Choose from a divine range of earth-friendly accommodation hidden within an organic farm and sub-tropical gardens. The on-site therapist offers massage and beauty therapy treatments which you can book with a relaxing river-side hot tub. Switch off and escape to pure tranquility at Magic Cottages at Takou River.

Mount Ruapehu Accommodation – Sleep in a Yurt!

Heavenly Spa Views Yurt Ohakune Mount Ruapehu Accommodation

Want to stay somewhere cool? Heavenly Spa Views Yurt is a new Mount Ruapehu accommodation in Tūroa Village in Ohakune. This relaxing retreat includes luxurious and comfortable furnishings and top range amenities like Samsung, Miele, Smeg and Nespresso. You’ll feel at home in the yurt in no time. Note: If you’ve never heard of it’s … Read more

Oamaru Bed and Breakfast: The Little Red School House

Oamaru Bed and Breakfast - The Little Red School House

Step back in time for a unique stay at The Little Red School House. Once the local school for all the farming families in the area, this cute retreat is an Oamaru Bed and Breakfast situated 20 minutes inland in Five Forks. Far enough away to feel remote but close enough to Oamaru for a bite to eat or visit to the museums and activities in this Victorian-era town.

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Amazing Spiritual Retreats in New Zealand for Over 50’s

Spiritual Retreats in New Zealand for over 50s

Spiritual Retreats in New Zealand are set in peaceful wilderness locations; pristine forests, quiet countryside, high on hills, by the ocean – each unique retreat offers healing for the body and soul and lovely self-indulgent relaxation.

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