Top 7 romantic spots in New Zealand

07 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Maruia Hot Springs

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of the top romantic spots around New Zealand to help you plan your dreamy getaway.


The Hermitage Hotel


Right on the doorstep of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, all Premium and Superior rooms at The Hermitage Hotel boast incredible views of the highest mountain in New Zealand. Combined with the stunning scenery on the drive over, this location is guaranteed to melt hearts.


Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House

Situated on Maunga Taranaki (Mount Taranaki), The Mountain House is Taranaki’s iconic alpine retreat. Set in beautiful bush surrounds, you can enjoy a variety of romantic walks with native flora and bird life.


Waipoua Lodge

Nestled on a ridge overlooking the Waipoua Forest, Waipoua Lodge is a luxury retreat on a historic homestead. With only 4 unique suites to choose from, there’s no doubt it will be a romantic and memorable getaway.


Maruia Hot Springs


Located in the stunning Lewis Pass National Reserve, Maruia Hot Springs is surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers and forest. With 24/7 access to hot springs, saunas and other resort facilities, this is the perfect escape to relax and unwind with your valentine.


The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

This boutique Hawke’s Bay property comes with a rich history and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The ultimate couple retreat, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers the perfect spot to enjoy everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer.


Bay of Many Coves

Set in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds, this luxurious accommodation is surrounded by lush native bush and abundant birdlife. Relax and enjoy the water views or indulge in a range of massage and pampering treatments with your valentine.


Solitaire Lodge

One of New Zealand’s premier luxury lodges, every suite at Solitaire Lodge promises panoramic views over Lake Tarawera. With an array of activities on your doorstep, from thermal springs to hikes and helicopter rides, there’s more than enough to fill your romantic itinerary here.


Feeling inspired? Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion (or excuse) to surprise a loved one with an indulgent getaway. Book a car through Snap Rentals and let us help get you there.