Experience nature and romance with a mountain break

From the intrigue of the Southern Alps to the enchantment of Emerald Lake, the mountains and lakes of New Zealand are perfect for a romantic or adventure trip. Whether you want to enjoy some watersports and lazy boat days, hiking and climbing on dramatic mountain peaks or walking the Lord of the Rings trails deep in the wilderness, lake getaways and mountain retreats put you in the heart of the vibrant landscape. Use our guides to discover the best accommodation options for a mountain break or lake retreat in New Zealand’s top holiday destinations.