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Be spoilt for choice here! The Nelson region is renowned for its arts & crafts, fine orchards, vineyards and superb seafood. And that’s just to start with!
There is the outstanding Able Tasman National Park with its acclaimed walking track and sea kayaking opportunities; the lovely semi alpine village of St. Arnaud, base for the Nelson Lakes National Park and nearby ski fields.
Enjoy the massive expanse of beach at Tahunanui and watch the sun set over the Tasman Mountains.
Nelson itself is perhaps best described as a “Boutique City” with fine shopping and many excellent restaurants. Be sure to see the fantastic Wearable Arts Museum too.
The highly scenic drive over “The Hill” to the township of Takaka and the Golden Bay will definitely reward you. An excursion right out to the lighthouse on Farewell Spit may well be the highlight of your entire trip.
Motueka B&B, Homestay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $80 to $225 per couple
Motueka is about 40 km from Nelson and is well sign posted.
Motueka Homestay Bed & Breakfast accommodation is an easy walk away from Motueka High Street and central to the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks. Set in approximately 1.5 acres you can sleep in semi-rural peace, well away from the noise of traffic.
Phone: 03 528 9385
Mobile (and SMS): 027 448 0466
Address: 186 Thorp Street, Motueka
Nelson Lakes B&B, Homestay
Prices from $150 to $250 per couple
Just over one hour's scenic drive to both Nelson & Blenheim
Do you desire a romantic break, a bit of hiking, an adventure holiday, or just yearning for our fresh mountain air; St Arnaud house is the perfect location. Peace and tranquility are the distinctive hallmarks of St Arnaud house, Lake Rotoiti, and the surrounding Nelson Lakes National Park.
Mapua Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $220 to $250 per couple
30 minutes from both Nelson & the Abel Tasman National Park
Situated on the Ruby Coast Scenic Drive between Nelson and Motueka enroute to the Abel Tasman National Park, with spectacular sea and mountain views, our two coastal cottages, Wheki Cottage & the Barn, comprise two bedrooms, an upstairs and downstairs bedroom with all mod-cons for 5-7 persons.
Mobile (and SMS): 0212225066
Address: 146 Aporo Rd, Tasman
Nelson B&B, Homestay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $139 to $395 per couple
Central Nelson City 5 mins. walk to CBD.
Warwick House offers luxurious boutique accommodation in one of NZs’ oldest and grandest Victorian mansions. Located in Nelsons' quiet 'dress circle' of leafy lanes, a pleasant 5-10 minutes riverside stroll to Sunny Nelsons' attractive city center, with views over the city to the Tasman sea.
Mapua B&B, Homestay
Prices from $205 to $250 per couple
We are between Nelson and Motueka off SH60, 10 minutes out of Richmond.
Our beautiful contemporary country, eco home is on a ridge in the award winning GALEO Estate and has stunning estuary, sea and mountain views. We are conveniently located halfway between Nelson and Motueka and are 10 mins from Richmond and Mapua.
Mobile (and SMS): +64224566478
Address: 114 Redvale Rd, GALEO Estate, Redwood Valley, Tasman
Mapua B&B, Homestay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $180 to $270 per couple
Mapua/Ruby Bay 35 minutes from Nelson
A stunning setting. Choose from our Luxury Bed and Breakfast in our homestead or one of our two self contained cottages,