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Massage for two, romantic picnic lunches, champagne, chocolates and sightseeing trips are among the gifts on offer for couples celebrating Valentine’s Day at many of New Zealand’s most exclusive luxury lodges.
Couples can opt for a ‘gold’ or ‘silver’ gift as part of a Lodges of New Zealand Valentines offer that adds an extra special something for them to enjoy during a one or two night stay over the romantic season.
The offers are available at some of New Zealand’s most magnificent properties: Eagles Nest at Russell, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs at Matauri Bay, Bushland Park Lodge near Coromandel Peninsula, Earthsong Lodge on Great Barrier Island, Hurakia Lodge in Auckland, Huka Lodge and Lake Taupo Lodge in Taupo, Peppers on the Point Lodge and Treetops Lodge in Rotorua, River Birches near Turangi, Breckenridge Lodge in Napier, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay, Bay of Many Coves in the Marlborough Sounds, Stonefly Lodge near Nelson, Timara Lodge in Blenheim, Claremont Country Estate in Amberley, Grasmere Lodge and Otahuna Lodge near Christchurch, Sherwood Lodge in North Canterbury, Blanket Bay in Glenorchy, Fiordland Lodge in Te Anau, Matakauri Lodge and Remarkables Lodge in Queenstown, Pen-y-bryn in Oamaru, Tiritiri Lodge and Whare Kea Lodge and Chalet in Wanaka.
Lodges of New Zealand Chairperson Colleen Ryan said an extra special Valentines experience was on offer within easy reach of almost everywhere in the country.
“As a luxury collection of properties, we are always looking for opportunities for New Zealanders to experience the best their country has to offer. Any one of the participating Lodges would provide an extraordinary and very romantic Valentine’s experience. Adding special Valentine’s gifts this year, makes this a great time for New Zealand couples to spend a few days together in a unique property,” said Ms Ryan.
The Lodges are offering the gifts for bookings between February 11 and February 19 2012 to make two weekends available for working couples. The full list of Lodges and the gifts on offer are available at www.lodgesofnz.co.nz. To take up the offer, couples book directly with their choice of Lodge quoting “Valentine’s Lodges Gift”.
Lodges that are members of the Lodges of New Zealand portfolio are small, intimate and considered the epitome of luxury and offering exceptional fine dining. They fulfill the promise of the outstanding New Zealand landscape, be it a lake edge or river bank, perched on a cliff top or mountainside, glorious gardens or the wilderness, set on a farm or vineyard, on the beach or an idyllic island.
“Lodges of New Zealand is a collection of 26 luxury lodges spread throughout the entire length and breadth of New Zealand, representing the top echelon of unique New Zealand luxury lodges.”
“A Valentine’s Day offer fits in perfectly with the Gift Voucher and Bridal Registry service that Lodges of New Zealand introduced within the last year.”
More about Lodges of New Zealand
Enjoy the absolute best in New Zealand luxury accommodation when you stay with Lodges of New Zealand…..
Discover the unique New Zealand tradition of luxury lodges set in outstanding locations, owned and operated by people who share a deep love and knowledge of their surroundings. Lodges of New Zealand is a select group of the finest 5-star and exclusive luxury lodges in New Zealand – fulfilling the promise of our outstanding New Zealand landscape.
Step inside any of the Lodges of New Zealand and you will understand why these unique lodges are known for their exceptional hospitality – exceeding the expectations of even the most seasoned traveller.
From the warm welcome that awaits you, the impeccable service from thoughtful friendly staff - whether it be directing you to a quiet spot in the garden or introducing you to fellow travellers - or the depth of knowledge of the local area, Lodges of New Zealand offer a standard of service and facilities akin to a boutique luxury hotel. All this is delivered with the hospitable style and atmosphere of an intimate Lodge experience – where each and every guest is made to feel special.
Hospitality extends to offering unique experiences, with individual value-added features such as personal guiding, tours of their vineyard or farmland, indulgent spa treatments, helicopter adventures from their grounds and great recreational facilities. The local knowledge of hosts and their staff ensures guests will enjoy the best of the beautiful New Zealand environment.
Cuisine and Fine Wines
Nowhere is exceptional hospitality more evident than with the dining experience of the Lodges. Dinner is a highlight where guests and their hosts can share experiences over superb food and wine, showcasing the finest New Zealand produce from the regions served with the freshest local ingredients and crafted into exquisite dishes to complement fine local wines.
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