Blanket Bay


Blanket Bay stands for snow-tipped mountain peaks, lush forests, crystal-clear lakes that brilliantly reflect the scenery and gurgling mountain streams. Blanket Bay is a fireworks or colours, shapes and panoramas.


A member of the celebrated association Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the exquisite Blanket Bay Hotel perfectly complements the stunning environment. At a short distance from the picturesque town Glenorchy, the Blanket Bay Hotel is set on the north shore of Lake Wakatipu.


Having read more » laid eyes on the scenery, it is no surprise that Peter Jackson choose these regions to shoot the most successful movie of all times: The Lord of the Rings.


Having spent a day looking for hobbit footprints, settle down in the Blanket Bay Hotel’s elegant dining room. Take a moment to pick a table – every one has been set in a different style!


Those looking for a private ambience in a special setting may also dine down in the hotel’s wine cellar, which accommodates no more than six guests. Of course, a gourmet dinner is accompanied by one of the superb bottled treasures all around you!


Wine connoisseurs will be put to choose between Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling to name just a handful of the excellent local grapes.


The Blanket Bay Hotel’s chef is a master in his trade and serves delicacies that charm the palate and please the eye. Picture the setting: Your loved one by your side on the terrace, finest gourmet treats, a fire casting flickering light and all around the mountains, the lake and the star-strewn sky.


A holiday experience that is as romantic as it is memorable! Allow INTOSOL to take you to New Zealand, to the Blanket Bay Lodge on the Lake Wakatipu!


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The Blanket Bay Hotel is just the right place if you are looking for something special in a gorgeous setting. The Glenorchy surroundings are just as spectacular as the refined accommodation.


In total, read more » the Blanket Bay Hotel offers the discerning guest five rooms, three suites and four chalets. And it is not easy to choose between these accommodation categories: Every unit sports unique details and a tasteful design.


Elegant, luxurious and comfortable, the rooms and suites leave nothing to be desired. The sophisticated creature comforts are further enhanced by a marvellous view of the lake and the mountains.


High ceilings and natural building materials create a sensation of space and airiness that lets you breathe freely. For your entertainment, the room is equipped with a TV and DVD player.


The five Lodge Rooms each boast a private terrace or balcony – a wonderful spot to admire the breathtaking surroundings. The large bed promises restful nights and the ensuite features both a large bathtub and a separate shower.


The three generous Lodge Suites are superbly situated – the view from the vast terrace is magnificent. Moreover, the suites sport a cosy lounge with a private fireplace. The luxurious bathroom offers a steam shower. Of course, you may also draw yourself a classic bath.


Designed in a generous, colonial style, the three chalets are almost exclusively built with stone and wood. A place to feel supremely comfortable, lean back and while away a few hours in sweet idleness!


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The Glenorchy region is paradise for hiking enthusiasts. No less than three of New Zealand’s most popular tracks start here: the Routeburn, the Greenstone / Caples and the Rees / Dart.


Moreover, the read more » Dart River is famous for its jet-boat rides into the breathtakingly beautiful Mount Aspiring National Park. The boat is just one way to explore the pristine nature of the park.


Those who are not thrilled by hiking kilometre after strenuous kilometre may also explore on horseback. And, of course, another alternative is hiring a car to cut corners.


The Blanket Bay Hotel’s ground floor accommodates its first-class spa. Eyes resting on the lake and the Humboldt Mountains, pamper yourself with a professional massage or relaxing treatment.


Something for everyone: wrap yourself into a cloud of fragrance with an aroma therapy or stop by the gym for a training session. Afterwards, relax in the steam bath, soak in the whirlpool or do some easy laps in the large, heated outdoor pool.


Having restored your energies, it is time for another set of activities. Drop a line, hook and sinker into one of the region’s many mountain lakes or gurgling streams swarming with fish. To visit the best fishing spots, you may also take the helicopter.


In the winter months, helicopter skiing allows you to lay down the first track on a pristine powdery mountain flank – a spectacular experience that cannot be compared to riding lifts and crowded runs!


And should you ever long for some city lights – Queenstown is not far away. Look forward to a fantastic holiday in wild New Zealand, coupled with superb accommodation!


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