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Couples & Families
This unique hideaway is the perfect place to disconnect and soak up the breathtaking natural beauty of the region.
A celebration of New Zealand’s native flora, fauna and art, Lochmara Lodge offers a magical insight into the heart of the Marlborough Sounds.
Surrounded by pristine bushland, Lochmara Lodge has no road access, with guests arriving via the private Lochmara Bay on a 15 minute boat ride from Picton. You can also hike or cycle in through the Queen Charlotte Track.
You’ll arrive to spacious, comfortable units that are perfect for families, while couples can retreat to the romantic chalets with balconies overlooking the stunning bay.
A scenic playground, Lochmara Lodge offers a vast range of complementary and additional activities. There truly is something for everyone.
Soak up the private beach with complimentary kayaks and paddleboards, and go hiking on some of the most spectacular trails in New Zealand.
Relax in a hammock, unwind in the jacuzzi, indulge in a sumptuous spa treatment, and go stargazing by night.
Art lovers can take on the sculpture trail, a 10 acre ‘living gallery’ brimming with fantastic pieces, while The Art Shop and Exhibition area showcase beautiful works by local artists.
There’s plenty of wonderful wildlife activities, from nature walks and glowworm grotto tours, to getting up close to the marine life in the fascinating Underwater Observatory.
The retreat even organises a range of day trips, including adventurous cruise boat tours and blissful pamper days.
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