Explore and Relax at the Bay of Many Coves

The Bay of Many Coves Resort is a haven for those seeking a combination of activity, luxury, relaxation and fine Kiwi hospitality.

The resort is situated on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Many Coves, the bay lets out into the Marlborough Sounds, at the north end of New Zealand’s South Island (about 50 miles from Wellington.)

Exterior View | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Exterior View | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Accommodations include 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments. All apartments include a kitchen or kitchenette and 2 and 3 bedroom apartments include living rooms. The resort is ideal for honeymooners, small groups and couples. Visitors can enjoy the finest local fare, which includes various seafood, beef and lamb dishes paired with the best local wines, cheeses and vegetables in either the resort’s 5-star restaurant or 2 cafes.

Verandah | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Verandah | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Apartment | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Apartment | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

The Bay of Many Coves offers a wide variety of activities at the resort such as kayaking, swimming, spa treatments, bird watching and fishing to name a few. Visitors can also enjoy many other activities in the surrounding area, including:

Yachting and Cruising

Explore the bays and inlets of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds as you take a cruise in the restored and nostalgic yacht, Faith. Meticulously maintained and designed for the Mediterranean, Faith offers guests modern amenities with a touch of classic charm. If you’d like to try your luck at some casual fishing while cruising the sounds, Lady Karen is a classically restored motorboat that allows guests to drop down a line and wait for a bite.

Marlborough Sounds | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Marlborough Sounds | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Swim with the Dolphins

Did you ever dream you’d swim with dolphins? Take a half-day swim (leaves from Picton, about 45 minutes away) and spend 4-5 hours in Cook’s Straight & Cloudy Bay where you can see and swim with the dolphins–a truly unforgettable experience.

Bottle-nosed dolphins | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Bottle-nosed dolphins | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Queen Charlotte Track

Up for a walk? Venture away from the resort and explore the famous Queen Charlotte Track, a well-maintained 45 mile walking (or mountain biking) trail, and experience the region’s forests and wildlife close up. You can take a roundtrip or head out on a 3-day trek. There is boat pickup available via several entryways and exits from the track.

Mountain biking in the Queen Charlotte Track | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Mountain biking in the Queen Charlotte Track | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Wine Tours

The Marlborough Sounds region produces what many experts consider to be the best Sauvignon blanc in the world. The Bay of Many Coves resort can arrange a wine tour for you, or you can design your own trip to visit the region’s world-class vineyards.

Marlborough Winery | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Marlborough Winery | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

The Bay of Many Coves Resort provides guests with many opportunities to enjoy the beauty of New Zealand while maintaining all the luxury associated with a premium resort.

Kayaking at Bay of Many Coves | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Kayaking at Bay of Many Coves | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Jetty | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

Jetty | Photo Credit: Bay of Many Coves

 

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