Bay of Many Coves Resort

Bay of many Coves


Far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, in a secluded spot off the beaten path, the luxurious Bay of many Coves Resort is the perfect destination for those looking for a serene tranquillity and solitude.


Welcome to a nature paradise tucked away on New Zealand’s South Island. This hideaway is accessible by boat only. Smartly clip the waves and send a little spray flying before pulling into the welcoming resort.


The scenery is spectacular. The mountains provide a stunning backdrop read more » and the ocean is just on your doorstep. Somehow the sky’s bright blue is just a little more intense and the tufts of clouds provide an even sharper contrast than elsewhere.


And, of course, the culinary delights are on a par with the superb accommodation and the spectacular setting. Put yourself in the position: Waking up with the sun lighting up your room, refresh yourself with a quick shower before walking over to the Licensed Café, which has fresh bread and pastries every morning.


Settle down and indulge in the freshly brewed coffee and delicious breakfast with all the time of the world to spare. Eyes resting on the distant horizon … or maybe idly leafing through the daily paper – there could not be a better start into the new day.


The view of the Queen Charlotte Sound may also be enjoyed at dinnertime. We recommend arriving early: Sip an aperitif while the sun sets the horizon on fire and the mouth-watering smell of cooking dinner starts floating on the warm air.


On a cold night, the ambience is equally delightful. A crackling fire having been lit in the open fireplace, choose one of the many superb local wines to accompany the gourmet treats.


No matter which time of year, the Bay of many Coves Resort charms even the most seasoned traveller. Recharge your batteries and relish the quiet solitude and serene setting!


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Highly comfortable, stylish and peaceful – the essence of the Bay of many Coves Resort may be summed up with these few words. As a guest, you may choose between the apartments and the studios with one, read more » two or three bedrooms.


Set at the heart of nature and yet at just a stone’s throw from the water, all of the resort’s rooms offer well protected privacy. Straightforward but very elegant, the design incorporates plenty of wood and a natural colour scheme.


The finely appointed bathrooms are decked out in carefully balanced colours and elegant lines. And on a cold night, your room’s fireplace drives away the chill, filling the room with cosy warmth and flickering light.


The breathtaking panoramas may be enjoyed through the panorama windows or in all comfort from your generous, private balcony. In fact, most guests quickly choose the balcony as their favourite spot to put the feet up.


The large living room has been furnished with comfortable sofas. A flatscreen TV and sound system provide entertainment and the fully equipped kitchenette allows you to self supply should you wish to do so.


Large wardrobes allow you to easily accommodate all your personal affects and the safe protects your valuables. Welcome to the Bay of many Coves Resort! Everything for an unforgettable holiday in New Zealand!


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Enjoy the sweet sensation of having time to spare – every new day can be a new adventure or the perfect opportunity to read a good book and spend some time happily daydreaming.


The Bay of many Coves read more » Resort may be the perfect place to relax but is also offers a large range of activities. Start the day with a few easy laps in the pool or cast line, hook and sinker hoping to catch some dinner.


Fly-fishing is a discipline that requires considerable skill and practise: the perfect chance to try your hand at it! Or else, just take a walk through the bay or allow caring hands to pamper you with a massage.


Those serious about hiking may spend anything from two hours to five days exploring the surrounding wilderness. However, the day starts with a coffee on the terrace… if you like with the newspaper, maybe followed by a spot of kayaking.


The kayak may also be used to spend a day on the water. A great destination is the nearby salmon farm. Afterwards, point the tip towards Ratimera Beach and enjoy a romantic picnic lunch.


The unspoilt setting is also perfect for sailing. Termed eco-cruising, have unlimited fun without disturbing anything but the wind. And then, of course, there is a lot to learn about the diverse nature, the species and natural history of New Zealand.


For something different, tour the many vineyards that pepper these regions. The cellar doors are wide open and you are warmly invited to sample the superb local produce.


Fun may also be had on the ground or high up in the skies. A scenic helicopter or light aircraft flight allows you to admire the beautiful landscapes from a bird’s perspective.


Last but not least, one of the Bay of many Coves Resort’s principal attractions are the exciting dolphin cruises. The resort’s elegant yacht takes you out into the bay, where, with just little luck, you may observe the friendly mammals from up close, shooting out of the water in graceful arcs.


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