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The 5-star resort in Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough offers luxurious apartments with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony overlooking the bay. The resort has a fine dining restaurant with an extensive list of New Zealand wines. The luxurious apartments each include spacious living rooms which feature comfortable sofas and Sky TV. The resort features an outdoor swimming pool with poolside loungers and a cedar hot tub. The resort’s Miritu Day Spa offers massages treatments. The Resort is just a 30-minute ferry ride from the township of Picton or a 20 minute helicopter flight from Wellington.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Bay of Many Coves has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 11 May 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet



Spa and wellness centre

Hot tub/Jacuzzi

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Arthur's Bay
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Amber
    Everything. This place was spectacular. The staff were so wonderful...super friendly. A shout out to Kerrie the chef, Katie our waitress and of course, the general manager Rianne. 😀 Highly recommend this fantastic resort.
  • Rebecca
    stunning views. immaculate and luxurious property. the staff were outstanding.
  • Roslyn
    Breakfast was expansive & delicious served in an amazing location with a view over the water. Self serve all day grazing available & a delicious multi course dinner in the dining room overlooking the water.
  • Hendrika
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    It is such a beautiful setting. Apartment clean with beautiful views. The staff goes out of their way to spoil you and organise everything for you. Their 5 course dinner was out of this world.
  • Amanda
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Amazing breakfast included, incredible views, relaxed pace, accommodating staff. Great spot for a couples retreat away.
  • Peca
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    the place is beautiful, the attention is very good and the food a delight. Beuthy everything
  • Stuart
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The resort environment was well maintained both in facilities and grounds. A pleasure to relax in the resort. Staff were friendly and very accomodating to deal with. Extremely nice staff in all areas of the resort. 3 bedroom apartment was well...
  • Christopher
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Beautiful location and remoteness, Quality food and welcoming staff
  • Irene
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    A secluded location, beautiful water, clean room and comfortable bed. Great staff and a lovely pool that we use at anytime.
  • Billy
    Everything was amazing. The staff were exceptional. Truly a wonderful place to stay and a highlight of our walk

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • What does half board mean

    Includes Breakfast and Dinner
    Answered on 5 January 2022
  • We’re coming from Auckland and worried about the cancellation policy with Covid. 2 week cancellation is not realistic. What is the cancellation policy

    Hi there. Please note that if you are unable to make it to the South Island from Auckland due to Covid, we will happily credit your booking so it can..
    Answered on 22 March 2021
  • Hi, what’s the cost of half board or evening meals. Are there other alternatives off site for lunch etc.?

    Hi there The extra cost for dinners is NZD150 per person and lunch ranges from NZD25-NZD40. All alcohol extra. There are no other options at our re..
    Answered on 14 March 2023
  • Hi there , do you have a fishing charter on the property or near by. cheers

    Yes - we use Sounds Connection for our fishing charters and are happy to arrange on your behalf
    Answered on 1 February 2022
  • Can you drive to the property? Or only arrive by ferry?

    Unfortunately not and its great that you asked. We have no road access to the property so arrival is by water taxi. Cougarline is our preferred water ..
    Answered on 13 March 2020
  • IS the heated pool operational all year around?

    Yes it is. We have a freshwater pool heated to 28 degrees Celsius as well as a cedar hot tub heated to 40 degrees Celsius
    Answered on 16 January 2022
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Property surroundings *

2 restaurants on site

  • Foredeck
    • Open for
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Kumatage
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort facilities of Bay of Many Coves
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • 2 restaurants
  • Free WiFi
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Snorkelling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hot tub
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs NZD 6 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 - outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Fence around pool
Pool 2 - outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

Bay of Many Coves takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 145 per child, per night
Cot upon request
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 145 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB American Express Cash Bay of Many Coves accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Bay of Many Coves in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Bay of Many Coves

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Bay of Many Coves may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Bay of Many Coves is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Bay of Many Coves is 50 yards from the centre of Arthur's Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Bay of Many Coves on this page.

  • Room options at Bay of Many Coves include:

    • Apartment
    • Suite

  • Bay of Many Coves has 2 restaurants:

    • Kumatage
    • Foredeck

  • Check-in at Bay of Many Coves is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Guests staying at Bay of Many Coves can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Bay of Many Coves offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Facial treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Private beach area
    • Swimming Pool
    • Body wrap
    • Beauty Services
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Pedicure
    • Beach
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Manicure
    • Body scrub