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Discover the Ultimate Romantic Getaway in the South Island

Updated: Dec 10, 2023

Are you yearning for exciting romantic getaways in the South Island?

Our secluded, mountaintop Peak View Retreat is nestled in nature in the spectacular South Island and tailored to luxurious romantic getaways. With breathtaking landscapes, charming towns, and plenty of opportunities for romantic connection, Peak View Retreat in the Nelson region is an idyllic destination for couples seeking a special, memorable escape.

In this post we delve into why Peak View Retreat is the best choice for your romantic getaway, and we'll explore the enchanting activities the Nelson area has to offer.

Why Peak View Retreat?

Nestled amidst the picturesque Whangamoa Mountain Ranges, overlooking the Tasman Sea

towards the Abel Tasman National Park, this luxury accommodation is the ultimate

destination for couples looking to escape everyday life and connect on a deeper level.

Here's why we think it's the best choice for your romantic getaway (of course we are biased

… but just read our reviews).

1. Secluded Luxury

At Peak View Retreat, you'll find unparalleled luxury in a secluded setting. Our boutique five-

star retreat offers exclusive use of a two-bedroom villa designed to provide utmost privacy

and comfort. Enjoy uninterrupted quality time with your special someone in a tranquil

environment surrounded by nature's beauty.

2. Stunning Views

As the name suggests, Peak View Retreat boasts breathtaking vistas of the surrounding

mountains, native forest and ocean across to the Abel Tasman National Park. Imagine

waking up to a sunrise over the Richmond ranges, basking in panoramic 360-degree views

of pure nature, or sipping refreshments on the deck at twilight – it’s what romantic dreams

are made of.

3. Romantic Experiences

Our retreat offers a range of enchanting experiences tailored to couples. Indulge in forest

bathing under the stars in your own private hot tub warmed by wood fire and filled with fresh

rain water for each new guest stay. Relax in the outdoor sauna and invigorate yourself with a

cold plunge. Wander through nature trails listening to the birds and the breeze, or take some

snacks and laze under the trees. Every aspect of your stay is designed to create lasting

memories for you both.

4. Adventure awaits

Get your heart pumping! Peak View Retreat is conveniently located in the heart of the

Nelson and Marlborough regions with access to many adventures. Try hiking in one of the

national parks, whizzing over the forest canopy on the Skywire at the Cable Bay Adventure

Park just down the road, mountain biking the vast array of trails, or exploring the golden

sand beaches of Abel Tasman National Park.

Romantic Activities in the Nelson Region

While staying at Peak View Retreat, you'll also have the opportunity to stimulate your senses

with the many enticing pastimes that the Nelson region has to offer.

1. Wine Tasting

The Nelson region is renowned for its world-class boutique wineries. Embark on a wine tour

and savour the region's finest vintages together while meeting the owners of the many

family-run vineyards. Likewise explore the craft breweries and cideries at your leisure and

discover why this region is a cultivator’s delight.

2. Abel Tasman National Park

Immerse yourselves in the pristine beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park. Whether it's a

leisurely walk along the coastal trails, sailing or a kayaking adventure, this park offers unforgettable experiences for couples (or throuples) wanting quality time with their loved ones. There are many ways to enjoy this special place − just ask us for a recommendation.

3. Art and Culture 

Nelson is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene. Explore art galleries, attend local

performances and soak up the expressive energy of the region. Get your creative juices

flowing with a pottery workshop, or browse eclectic art pieces and handiwork in the colourful

town centre.

4. Sunset at the Retreat 

Enjoy classic romantic evenings from the Retreat. Watching the sun dip below the horizon

with your loved one is a truly magical experience − and there is nowhere better than right

here − with 360-degree views on your own private mountain peak.


We believe the ultimate romantic getaways in the South Island are at Peak View Retreat.

Our secluded luxury accommodation and stunning views provide the perfect backdrop for a

memorable experience with your loved one. When you're ready to explore, the Nelson

region offers a myriad of activities to enhance your stay. If you have any questions, send us

an email, otherwise we look forward to welcoming you to our romantic retreat and providing

you the opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime in this beautiful corner of the


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