The Sounds Retreat is the lastest offering in the Marlborough Sounds. Located on the renowned Queen Charlotte Walkway, The Sounds Retreat is a welcome addition in this stunning region. Walking, cruising, sailing, kayaking, wine and food, mountain biking, swimming all at your doorstep, an excellent choice for the discerning guest.
Celebrate Romance – 2 night package
This romantic getaway is perfect to celebrate romance in a private and inspiring location.
Whether you are planning a special surprise proposal, renewing your wedding vows, celebrating an anniversary or simply want to reconnect in an exceptional setting, The Sounds Retreat provides all the decadent details to make your moment unforgettable.
Day One: Arrive, unwind and enjoy a bottle of chilled French Champagne and canapés. Dinner will be enjoyed at The Sounds Retreat.
Day Two: Enjoy breakfast on your private veranda at a time which suits you, followed by a half-day wine tour concluding with lunch at Herzog’s vineyard. Return to The Sounds Retreat, soak in the spa, and enjoy your 1 hour massages.
Day Three: Experience a morning cruise on Pelorus Sound to spot dolphins and seals, with a brunch hamper to enjoy on board, before check out.
2 nights’ accommodation
Luxury Transfers to and from Blenheim airport
Chilled French Champagne and canapés
2 x one hour massages
2 private dinners 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
½ day private wine tasting followed by a romantic lunch at Herzog’s family vineyard restaurant.
Private hot tub to enjoy at your leisure.
Package Pricing: NZ $4,930 for two people
Gourmet Food & Wine – 3 night package
For food and wine connoisseurs, this is the ultimate experience of the best New Zealand offers.
Day One: Arrive and relax into your Epicurean escape with a bottle of French Champagne and canapés. Wine and dine in the privacy of your accommodation with a three-course meal created especially for you.
Day Two: Enjoy breakfast before you are picked up to enjoy a full day gourmet experience of Marlborough. This includes private wine tastings with the wine maker at four vineyards, including Herzog’s, Isabel, Saint Claire, and an educational (plus entertaining) talk at Brancott Estate. Lunch will be the Wine Makers Lunch at the famous Herzog family restaurant. Return to The Sounds Retreat to enjoy a massage before indulgence resumes with a three-course dinner at The Sounds Retreat.
Day Three: Today is indulging in the wonders of the sea, with a boat trip to the green lip mussel farms includes harvesting and tasting. Gourmet lunch is enjoyed on-board, before you return to the shores and return to The Sounds Retreat. A private cheese making and tasting session follows with a local cheese maker. Your day will end with a three-course dinner enjoyed on your final evening at The Sounds Retreat.
Day Four: Breakfast will be served on your private deck at your leisure before check out.
3 nights’ accommodation.
3 dinners created by our on-site chef at The Sounds Retreat.
Champagne and canapés on arrival
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
Package Pricing: NZ$7095 for two people
Over the Top Marlborough – 2 night package
Life-long memories are created when you experience Marlborough with the Over the top Marlborough package.
Day One: Arrive and relax into the evening with a bottle of French Champagne and canapés followed by a three-course dinner created especially for you by our on-site chef.
Day Two: Enjoy breakfast before a morning helicopter excursion to Lochmara Lodge or a special scenic spot to enjoy light refreshments. Fly on to Havelock where you will be met by your luxury cruise, The Grape Escape to enjoy lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing, swimming, kayaking and maybe even dolphin spotting. Return to the Sounds Retreat for massages, and enjoy a three-course dinner accompanied by matching local wines.
Day Three: Enjoy breakfast at your leisure on your private deck before check out.
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 canapés upon 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.