$516 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 23, 2015 Check-out: Aug 24, 2015

The Sounds Retreat

5 stars
View map of 215 Anakiwa Road, Picton, 7281

Hotel Overview

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Offering the privilege to one exclusive party at a time, please join to experience The Sounds Retreat, luxury accommodation South Island NZ. Here, nature, design and service meet to create the perfect experience of New Zealand. The location in New Zealand's South Island at the head of the Queen Charlotte Sound in Marlborough was thoughtfully chosen so guests could enjoy all the best landscapes New Zealand has to offer in just one place. The luxury accommodation has been purposely designed by award winning architects, Tennent + Brown to accentuate the panoramic views. Experience native forest walks right on your doorstep, dining on the deck under a canopy of stars, decadent cuisine created by in-house chef and perhaps even watching a pod of dolphins from the deck the luxury of The Sounds Retreat is unequaled. Hiking, biking, fishing and kayaking are all available from the doorstep of The Sounds Retreat while wine tasting, artist studios and hunting are all a short drive away. The well-appointed suite features a king-size bed, flat-screen TV, luxury linens and towels, spacious bathroom and indulgent toiletries. Wireless internet, complete gymnasium and complimentary massages are all there for your enjoyment during your stay at this luxury South Island accommodation. This is New Zealand at its finest.

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The Sounds Retreat Rooms

Exclusive Use Of Retreat
Rate Includes: - Transfers from Blenheim Airport or Picton - Complimentary massage for each guest - Mountain bikes, full gymnasium - Private Hot tub/spa - Breakfast & Dinner including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages Can sleep a total of 4 guests. There are 2 beds - 1 King Bed plus fold out couch for up to 2 children if needed.
Celebrate Romance
This romantic getaway is perfect to celebrate romance in a private and inspiring location. Includes: 2 nights accommodation 2 breakfasts 2 private dinners Luxury Transfers to and from Blenheim airport Chilled French Champagne and canapes 2 x one hour massages 1 private dinner at the retreat created by our on-site chef A morning cruise on Pelorus Sound with private brunch either on board or a picnic hamper at a secluded beach half day private wine tasting followed by a romantic lunch at Herzogs family vineyard restaurant. Private hot tub to enjoy at your leisure. Late checkout
Desire To Do It All
Experience all of the best New Zealand has to offer - hiking in the native forest nearby, kayaking on the Queen Charlotte Sound, biking along quiet country roads, sampling the best wines and tasting the finest foods. It's all here for you to enjoy at The Sounds Retreat. Includes: 4 nights accommodation. 4 breakfasts at The Sounds Retreat 4 private dinners 2 x one hour massages or facials. Private, full-day guided bike and wine tour. Dolphin watching cruise Marlborough waterways speedboats adventure Luxury transfers to and from Blenheim airport. Private hot tub to enjoy at your leisure. Late checkout
Gourmet Food & Wine
For food and wine connoisseurs, this is the ultimate experience of the best New Zealand offers. Includes: 3 nights accommodation. 3 breakfasts 3 dinners created by our on-site chef at The Sounds Retreat. Champagne and canapes on arrival Winemakers lunch at the famous Herzog family vineyard restaurant, 2 x one hour massages or facials. 1 full day gourmet experience of Blenheim including four vineyards and lunch at Herzog's family restaurant 1 full day experience of tasting the wonders from the sea, including a boat trip to the green lip mussel farms and gourmet lunch of local mussels and Marlborough wines Private cheese tasting at The Sounds Retreat Luxury transfers to and from Blenheim airport. Private hot tub to enjoy at your leisure Late checkout
Over The Top Marlborough
Life-long memories are created when you experience Marlborough with the Over the top Marlborough package. Combining a luxury accommodation with decadent cuisine, seeing the Marlborough region from great heights aboard a scenic helicopter cruise, and returning via a luxury cruise are unforgettable experiences. Includes: 2 nights accommodation at The Sounds Retreat 2 breakfasts at The Sounds Retreat 2 private dinners created by our on-site chef at The Sounds Retreat. Luxury transfers to and from Blenheim airport Chilled French Champagne and canapupon arrival 2 x one hour massage or facials. Morning helicopter flight from the retreat over the sounds for sightseeing and includes a morning tea stop at a special scenic spot. Luxury cruise and lunch aboard The Grape Escape. Private hot tub to enjoy at your leisure. Late checkout


  • All inclusive
  • Free internet in room
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
All inclusive
Room service
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Free internet in room
Free parking
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed

Hotel Policies

2:00 PM
10:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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