Bay of Many Coves | Designer Travel

Bay of Many Coves, New Zealand


About Bay of Many Coves

The Bay of Many Coves is set in the heart of Marlborough Sounds and is reached via water taxi. On arrival, you’ll be greeted with spectacular sights over the bay and be enveloped by a sense of tranquility.

More About The Bay of Many Coves

The suites at this resort have been designed to blend in effortlessly into the 52 hectares of surrounding bushland. Guests will love the breathtaking scenery and the inviting bay.

There are activities aplenty to keep you as occupied as you would like to be, including kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, swimming, bush walking, wine tours, sailing and bird watching. You can take a fishing charter, enjoy a motor yacht cruise, explore the Queen Charlotte Track or (if conditions allow) swim with the dolphins.

Arthur’s Bay has lovely beaches and the resort has a heated outdoor pool and a hot tub.

During spring and summer the resident spa therapist is available so you can indulge yourself with a luxury treatment or two.

Facilities & Amenities

Rooms & Suites

One Bedroom Apartments

The one bedroom apartments are bathed in natural light and have warm wooden interiors, large wardrobe, king size bed and a private balcony.

Two Bedroom Apartments

Spacious apartments with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, living and dining space and a deck/balcony with uninterrupted views across the bay.

Three Bedroom Apartments

Ideal family accommodation with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, living and dining spaces and deck/balcony with amazing views.

Kereru Suite

This secluded suite has two luxurious bedrooms, a lounge, complimentary minibar and a wide balcony. It's a wonderful retreat where you can enjoy a peaceful and restful break.


The Foredeck Restaurant: An award-winning restaurant where you will experience world-class hospitality and enjoy top class dining.

The Kumatage Guest Lounge: Freshly cooked gourmet breakfasts, brunches and lunches are served at this restful venue.

There’s also the Bight Cafe, a charming waterfront bistro, for light bites throughout the day.

Travel Information

Transfer time: Approximately 30 minutes by water taxi from Picton which is a 25 minute flight from Wellington