Breathe in fresh air and reconnect with nature at these incredible eco-friendly places to stay in the South Island of New Zealand. Choose from beach cabins, a wellness retreat, luxurious glamping, and whimsical glass pods, all designed with sustainability in mind. Experience the magic of Aotearoa in a way that respects the environment.
Imagine stepping into the realm of the cosmos, right here on Earth. Welcome to the Galaxy Boutique Hotel, a 5-star retreat in the charming village of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. This South Island haven offers stunning scenery, contemporary interiors, and stargazing skylights.
Fancy a treehouse stay in Kaikoura with a spot of luxury and pampering? Look no further than Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses, a stunning property nestled between the rugged coastline and the northern edges of the Southern Alps on the South Island of 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.
Want to immerse yourself in majestic New Zealand landscapes? Want to escape to the end of the world where nature hasn’t changed and where time seems to stand still? If you want to experience all of this, then head to The Headwaters Eco Lodge in Glenorchy at Lake Wakatipu in the South Island.
The Pear Orchard Nelson is a peaceful self-catering lodge on a working orchard with beautiful sunny rooms, excellent facilities, friendly hosts, and fantastic views. In the heart of the Nelson region in the South Island of New Zealand. Ideal for romantic getaways, stopovers, and relaxing retreats.
Welcome to the enchanting city of Dunedin – Ōtepoti, where eclectic accommodations await your arrival! As you explore New Zealand’s stunning landscapes, treat yourself to one (or more!) of these Unique and Luxe Places to Stay in Dunedin.
SiloStay in Banks Peninsula sure has the unique wow factor. Innovative Designers turned eight-grain silos into fabulous eco-friendly and affordable accommodation for up to 3 guests.
They don’t just pay lip service to eco-friendly – there are sustainable heating and water-saving solutions too.
The Lilac Rose Boutique Bed and Breakfast is a charming and romantic 100-year-old villa in an upmarket neighbourhood. Only 4 km from the centre of Christchurch in New Zealand.
You step out of your car and take a deep breath of the fresh country air. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the vines are swaying in the breeze. You can’t wait to explore Tussock Hill Vineyard Retreat.
Unique places to stay in Christchurch are more than just accommodation; they’re gateways to unforgettable experiences, whether you’re an art lover, a history buff, or someone seeking the unusual.
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 the South Island’s spectacular wilderness.
A bach holiday means turning off your technology and relaxing. Play scrabble, read a book, take a long walk, enjoy the tranquility, or head out for adventure and wildlife spotting. Read on for inspiration with these four unique baches…
These 7 Unique Places to Stay in Blenheim offer exceptional 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 Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is a must-do. You’re truly spoilt for choice! So let’s discover what’s on offer…
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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!…
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
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.
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.