Summer Lovin' in Your Local Paradise

14 February 2013

Treat yourself to something special this Valentines Day and enjoy the country you live in. Flight Centre has compiled a list of the top destinations in New Zealand to celebrate Valentines Day, with accommodation suggestions to match.

It’s nice to do something special with your loved ones, but it’s not all about surprise holidays overseas when we are lucky enough to have a piece of paradise in our own backyard, so why not share some New Zealand holidays this Valentines Day?

 

Queenstown

Situated in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is surrounded by the beautiful Remarkables mountain range. With adventure options aplenty – you can choose from bungy jumping, jet boating, skiing, four-wheel driving and mountain biking – Queenstown is also home to a great downtown area that has a real buzz to it. Kick back and relax in one of the great wine bars after your special day of adventure.

Flight Centre has two nights five-star accommodation in Queenstown at Peppers Beacon in a two bedroom garden suite with breakfast daily and a tasting plate on arrival with a selection of regional produce from $429* per person, twin share. (*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 01 April 2013. Travel from 08 February – 02 April 2013.)

Couple on beach

 

Able Tasman

Renowned for its golden beaches and world-famous Able Tasman coast track, this part of the South Island is truly paradise. If you’re flying from further away, hire a rental car so you can explore the region thoroughly on your mini break.

Flight Centre has two nights four-star accommodation in the Able Tasman at Peppers Awaroa Lodge with breakfast daily and a tasting plate on arrival with a selection of regional produce from $425* per person, double share. (*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 01 April 2013. Travel from 10 February – 02 April 2013.)

 

Martinborough

Just over an hour from Wellington, Martinborough feels as though it’s an entire world away. One of the world’s greatest wine growing regions with over 40 vineyards in the area and a relaxed pace of life, this is the perfect spot for a romantic long weekend away.

Flight Centre has two nights five-star accommodation in Martinborough at Peppers Parehua Martinborough in a lakeside cottage with breakfast daily and a tasting place on arrival with a selection of regional produce from $335* per person, double share. (*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 01 April 2013. Travel from 10 – 12 February, 14 – 15 February, 18 – 22 February, 25 – 28 February, 02 – 14 March, 17 March – 02 April 2013.)

Lake Tekapo

 

Lake Tekapo

In the centre of the South Island, Lake Tekapo is in the heart of the Mackenzie District surrounded by golden tussock grass. Famous for its unique turquoise water, Lake Tekapo is a great destination in summer or winter and is a great location for couples who enjoy the outdoors.

Flight Centre has two nights five-star accommodation in Lake Tekapo at Peppers Bluewater Resort in a two bedroom mountain villa with breakfast daily and a tasting plate on arrival with a selection of regional produce from $349* per person, twin share. (*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 01 April 2013. Travel from 10 February – 02 April 2013.)

 

Rotorua

The home of hot springs, boiling mud pools and skyrocketing geysers, Rotorua is an iconic New Zealand destination. Be sure to check out the luge before heading to the Skyline Rotorua Restaurant for a romantic dinner and a chance to marvel at the panoramic views.

Flight Centre has two nights five-star accommodation in Rotorua at Peppers on the Point with breakfast daily and a tasting plate on arrival with a selection of regional produce from $925* per person, double share. (*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 01 April 2013. Travel from 10 February – 02 April 2013.)

 

Want to make a booking or need more information on romantic holidays in New Zealand?  Contact a Flight Centre travel expert – 135 stores nationwide. Phone 0800 24 35 44.

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