Bay of Many Coves
Set directly on the ocean’s edge in the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves is a five-star luxury resort that can only be accessed by water or air.
With just 12 wooden suites ranging from one, two and three-bedrooms, it’s the perfect getaway for a solo jaunt, couple’s retreat, or family trip – especially for those seeking both adventure and leisure. Dining is a large part of any stay in the Bay of Many Coves, and the food here is among the best in New Zealand.
With three restaurants to choose from – the Fordeck, The Kumatage and the Bight Café – you can indulge in the finest seafood, local produce and world-class wines.
Don’t miss a chance to try their famous Degustation menu, either – the food is paired to the wine, and not the other way around.
BAY OF MANY COVES LOCATION
Despite its secluded spot, Bay of Many Coves is surprisingly easy to get to. Whether you’re arriving from Wellington, Christchurch or Auckland, you can fly, take the scenic Coastal Train service or embark on a self-drive with an added inter-island ferry or water taxi to the resort. The more adventurous can even fish or wine-taste their way through Marlborough Sounds with Bay of Many Coves as their end destination.
The Marlborough Sounds is an adventurer’s paradise, replete with activities from kayaking and swimming with dolphins to eco cruising and bush walking. Test your skills with stand-up paddle boarding in sheltered bays or spend some time tending to your soul with a spa treatment. Out here in the heart of seclusion and serenity, you’ll find a refreshed and renewed sense of self.
Bay of Many Coves offers a total of 12 rooms set across one, two and three-bedroom apartments plus the Kereru Suite. Each outfitted with exceptional views of the bay, warm wooden tones, beautiful linens, lofty down pillows and handcrafted toiletries, you’ll feel immediately at home it your spacious and sun-drenched suite.
Rise to sunlight bouncing off the sea and enjoy a morning coffee at the Bight café on the jetty. Spend your afternoon exploring the beautiful surrounds, and indulge in the highly-acclaimed degustation dinner come sunset. With three dining establishments, a day spa, resort library, hot tub, pool and a lengthy list of other facilities, a stay at Bay of Many Coves is always an exceptional experience.
One Bedroom Apartment Bathed in natural light and boasting views across the sea, the Luxury One Bedroom Apartment has a bedroom with ensuite bathroom, sitting and dining areas and an outdoor deck. Beautiful linens, lofty down pillows and a large wardrobe compliment the king-size bed, while handcrafted toiletries in the bathroom reflect the lodge’s commitment to natural New Zealand products. Complimentary Wi-Fi and entertainment systems are available within each room, and you can help yourself to freshly-made hot chocolate whenever you wish.
Two Bedroom Apartment Perfect for two couples traveling together, the Two Bedroom Apartment has two king bedrooms on each end of the suite, separated by a dining and sitting area plus a deck looking over the bay. The warm wooden interior offers a refreshingly relaxed atmosphere, and the superbly-appointed bathrooms come with handcrafted toiletries. Enjoy the finest linens and smoothest down pillows on the beds, plus Wi-Fi and entertainment systems that keep you connected to the outside world.
Three Bedroom Apartment Up to six people can sleep comfortably in the Three Bedroom Apartment, perfect for multi-generational families looking to share the same space. As with the Two Bedroom, two rooms are located at each end of the suite, with a third room located in between, adjacent to the dining and sitting rooms. One bathroom is ensuite while the second one is shared, and all have been stocked with handcrafted toiletries that are natural to New Zealand. Enjoy luxurious home comforts, beautiful linens, smooth down pillows and more – complimentary Wi-Fi is included, and an expansive deck offers stunning views.
Kereru Suite Dedicated to ultimate privacy with a location beside a Kowhai grove, the Kereru Suite is a sophisticated escape for four. Two bedrooms are complimented by ensuite bathrooms with showers and are connected by a contemporary lounge and large balcony in between. Enjoy your private outdoor Jacuzzi, pick at the complimentary mini bar or relish in a three-course meal prepared by the chef. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in room, and Wi-Fi is included.