Thinking of a babymoon to mark the arrival of a baby into your family? Here’s our picks for some fantastic places to get away on a babymoon in the North Island of New Zealand.
Stone Store Lodge, Bay of Islands
If you are thinking of getting away before baby arrives then the Stone Store Lodge may offer you just what you need.
With three stylish luxury suites, with views over sub tropical native bush, or the glistening waters of the basin. Each has its own ensuite and private deck and has been designed with that feeling of “privacy” in mind.
In the mornings, generous continental or cooked breakfasts, are served on a complimentary basis for guests. Laundry facilities are available. The private courtyard is ideal for a quiet evening cocktail to watch the sun go down, or, during the northland winters, relax by the fire in the private guest lounge.
Wireless internet is available through out the Lodge. Each suite has TV – DVD and CD facilities. By arrangement a Massage Therapist is available offering relaxation massage – ask whether they are able to offer you a special Pregnancy massage. Wood fire Pizza dinners are a specialty and are available at the Lodge by arrangement.
Kerikeri is close by and with all cafes and stores, you will be able to relax and potter to your hearts content. Relax, regroup and enjoy – just what a Babymoon should be.
Waimana Point Lodge – Matakana Coast
At Waimana Point Lodge you get to decide how to spend your time on your Babymoon. With a wealth of activities offered on-site at the lodge or locally in the Matakana area, this will be a special break away.
Activities and facilities at the lodge:
* Swim laps in the 20 metre indoor heated swimming pool
* Relax in outdoor baths on a private deck amongst trees
* Sit back and enjoy the spacious guest lounge with wood burner fire, library, large plasma, Sky TV, DVD
* Kayaking, dinghy sailing, and fishing
* Fishing, heli-fishing and sightseeing trips can be arranged
* Practise golf on lodge’s four hole sheep-grazed course
* Private access to the beach – swimming and water activities
* Walk along Goldsworthy Beach to Scandrett Park
* Visit the on-site remains of an historic pre-European native Maori Pa located on the end of the point
* On-site helipad
A massage therapist is available on site, by appointment, but don’t forget to tell them you are pregnant. Alternatively you could venture into Matakana and enjoy some of the many cafes and stores that the area has to offer.
Waiora Lakeside Spa and Resort
Relax your body and mind at Rotorua’s most talked about spa resort, Waiora Lakeside Spa and Resort.
“Wai Ora”, is a Maori term which means “healing waters”. With spa therapies, massage, relaxation, body therapies and beauty therapies, you’ll be able to enjoy the ultimate babymoon experience to relax you and gte you ready for your new arrival.
Set on the shores of Lake Rotorua, at Wai Ora you can also savour the menu at the best Rotorua Restaurant – the award winning fine dining Mokoia restaurant.
Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs & Taupo De Bretts 5 Star Thermal Holiday Park Resort, Taupo
So you are looking to get away before Baby’s due and you need the perfect place to enjoy your Babymoon. Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs & Resort may just be what you need.The Hot Springs offers spa therapies. Each Spa treatment begins with a relaxing and healing soak in the natural thermal pools which will relax you and prepare your skin for your chosen therapy.
Alternatively you could treat yourself with theraputic massage, spa rituals face therapy and beauty care.
Don’t forget to check when booking that your chosen treatment is suitable for pregnant women.
Right next door is the Holiday Park Resort where you can find accomodation to suit every budget from spa chalets to camping – and everyone can enjoy the stunning scenery while just down the road in Taupo you can enjoy some of the many cafes that the area has to offer or alternatively you can potter around the various shops.
Scenic Hotel Group, Auckland, Napier, Paihia & South Island Destinations
Before your baby arrives you want to get away for a little R & R. The Scenic Circle Hotel Group can offer you an indulgent package for all sorts of locations around New Zealand, so there is no excuse not to get away and given you may not want to travel too far this is the perfect option.
Note: Facilities and services are correct at the time of publication. Please check for the latest information with the accommodation provider prior to making any booking.