Blanket Bay

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Sitting on the edge of Lake Wakatipu amidst rugged, snow-capped mountains, Blanket Bay is a secluded and luxurious lodge that epitomises rustic chic, offering excellent service, superb facilities and spectacular alpine views. Located 45-minutes from Queenstown this charming property is one of New Zealand’s finest lodges and provides the ideal base from which to explore the area. It will appeal to those seeking a romantic and memorable escape in magnificent surroundings. Children over the age of ten are welcome.

All 12 rooms and suites at Blanket Bay are spacious and stylish, offering balconies or terraces with breathtaking views. Each room features a super-king bed, plush furnishings and lavish bathrooms. For maximum privacy and comfort, Blanket Bay Chalets are simply stunning. Reflecting New Zealand colonial architecture, these chalets feature private courtyards, stone fireplaces, walk in closets and lavish bathrooms.

Dining at Blanket Bay is a unique gastronomic experience with three restaurants serving up superb Pacific Rim cuisine. Sample local delights on the terrace under the stars in front of the outdoor fireplace or have an intimate private dinner at The Wine Cave.

Blanket Bay offers plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy a romantic picnic lunch and swim in one of the river holes, soak in the spa pool overlooking the lake, indulge in a massage or unwind with a pre-dinner cocktail.

As well as horse riding, hiking and fly-fishing, Blanket Bay can arrange a huge array of unique, outdoor adventures to keep even the most active guest busy. Take a helicopter flight from the Blanket Bay Helipad over the awe-inspiring Milford Sound, go jet boating, or mountain biking. During winter months you are minutes from superb snowfields.

Blanket Bay Lodge is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Wellington into a greater New Zealand or Australasian holiday. Take a look at The Finest of New Zealand’s North and South Islands as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Blanket Bay Information

  • Location:Lake Wakatipu, 50 minute drive from Queenstown Airport.
  • Accommodation:12 rooms and suites
  • Facilities:Lobby, private courtyards, stone fireplaces, spa pool, massages, games room, restaurant.
  • Activities:Helicopter flights, hiking, horse riding, fishing, jet boating, golf, mountain biking, kayaking, skiing/snowboarding during the winter.
  • Weather:Summer is between November and early February. Winter is from June through to August.
  • Children:Welcome over the age of 10.

Blanket Bay Price Guide

4 out of 5

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