You could take a luxury vacation anywhere in the world but what makes Nelson, New Zealand so special? Here we talk about some of the things which can make up a luxury vacation in this ideal location.
Nelson is situated at the northern end of the South Island and offers golden beaches, a natural harbour, mountain surrounds (on three sides of the city) and is the gateway to Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Nelson has also become well known for having the most sunshine hours each year in New Zealand. All of these things make for a breath taking landscape and enjoyable climate.
Nelson also has a vibrant arts and crafts atmosphere with the World of Wearable (WOW) Art Gallery, Hoglund Art Glass Studio & Gallery, Creative Tourism New Zealand and Craft Potters Nelson Inc some of the popular attractions. All of these places allow you to take a look through in your own time at your own pace.
On top of the arts and crafts attractions outlined above, there are plenty of scenic locations to enjoy a leisurely picnic or take a swim. If you would prefer to stop at one of the local wineries book a winery tour and get some insight whilst you travel the area. There is also plenty of places to take a stroll including through the weekend markets and shopping centres.
Staying in Nelson for a luxury vacation will mean looking for luxury accommodation. Resorts and boutique hotels are a great option as they have a restaurant on site which often offer the most delectable cuisine and it means that you don’t have to leave your accommodation to buy food or enjoy a meal.
Many of the hotels or resorts will have packages on offer too, which are perfect for a luxury vacation. These can include enjoying a massage and/or complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates for instance. A ‘pamper package’ simply oozes luxury!
Try and find an accommodation that offers beautiful views too. To truly enjoy your luxury vacation in Nelson you will want to see views of the seascapes or landscapes surrounding you when you wake each morning.
If all of these things aren’t enough to convince you that a Nelson holiday will allow you to enjoy a luxury and relaxing stay, then you need to come and visit to find out for yourself!