South Island, New Zealand

We've hand-picked the very best boutique and luxury hotels in South Island to bring you our collection of stylish romantic retreats. Find your perfect hotel and get the low-down on holidays in South Island – just choose your destination from the list below…

Destinations in South Island

  • A name which translates as ‘meal of crayfish’ gives a taste of the scene in store. Lying midway between Christchurch and Picton on the spectacular South Island, the seaside town of Kaikoura is blessed with a soul-stirring surf-and-turf setting.
  • South Island’s secret cove, Pigeon Bay brings a breath of fresh air to farmsteads and rugged green hills. With strictly locavore dining and a breathtaking backdrop, this is the good life, New Zealand style.
  • Set on the banks of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is a picture-perfect town with a rich menu of restaurants and bars, amid a searingly beautiful mountain range setting.

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