Peak luxury in Nelson and our top Travel deals

Peak View Retreat, North Nelson. Image / supplied


The luxurious, adults-only Peak View Retreat on one of North Nelson’s highest mountains is celebrating its fourth anniversary by almost halving its prices next winter and spring. Normally $750, two couples or one couple can reserve this amazing home with a 40 percent discount on the entire property, bringing it to pn450. A two night minimum booking is required. Breakfast included. Desert Retreat’s two luxury bedrooms each have private bathrooms. The special price is valid from April to October 31, but not on public holidays.

Contact: Peak View Retreat, phone 022 631 2749 or email [email protected] Order online by December 24 using promo code Happy4th

Five Star Tropical Thailand in Kata Noi Bay.  Photo / Getty Images
Five Star Tropical Thailand in Kata Noi Bay. Photo / Getty Images


A seven-night stay at Katatani Phuket Beach Resort is ideal for those looking to get away from it all and indulge in luxury and stunning surroundings and service. Located on Thailand’s beautiful Kata Noi Bay, this award-winning five-star luxury Phuket hotel overlooks 850 meters of clear water. Daily breakfast, airport transfers, minimum 13 years old, it’s suitable for “adults” to treat themselves. The price is $2,309, double sharing, plus airfare from New Zealand. Book by January 4th to take advantage of this special offer for stays between May 1st and July 10th.

Contact: Travel Associates, 0800 951 655 or

A major resort on the Maruia River.  Image / supplied
A major resort on the Maruia River. Image / supplied


Maruia River Resort Treat yourself to some truly relaxing time or relax with your ‘significant’ in the stunning natural beech forest on the banks of the river. A two-night self-care retreat starts at $990 for a couple or $1,980 for two. (Single occupancy starts at $1,750). This package includes your private luxury villa, yoga classes, meditation, sauna, guided nature walks and hot spring bath time in a peaceful forest setting to the sounds of native birds. Breakfast, lunch and three dinners are included. Choose from the weekend of January 2nd through January 20th-22nd or January 27th-29th. A total of $600 will be paid for the third night for three nights, including breakfast and dinner.

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Contact: Maruia River Retreat, phone 027 563 3143 or email [email protected], On the first weekend or the second one

Bicycle to the Basilica, Seven Nights in Italy.  Image / supplied
Bicycle to the Basilica, Seven Nights in Italy. Image / supplied


Soak up the luxury and historical atmosphere of the three Italian cities of Rome, Florence and Venice, explore Venice by bicycle and boat, gently stroll along ancient bridges and charming streets, and take a guided walking tour of Rome. . A seven-night lodging package costs $1,949 for two, depending on dates set in November or December next year. Faster travel in July and August costs $2,629. Order by January 31st.

Contact: House of Travel, 0800 713 715 or

Vancouver, Canada's most spectacular skyline.  Photo / Getty Images
Vancouver, Canada’s most spectacular skyline. Photo / Getty Images


Vancouver is considered one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world. Stay for five nights, fly to and from Canada with Air New Zealand and stay at the Pan Pacific Vancouver on Canada Place Pier. Priced at $3,675, double share, book by December 18th. Travel between April 21 and June 16.

Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 427 555 or Departing from Auckland, From Wellington, ibid From Christchurch.


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