The Sounds Retreat

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Featuring a private terrace with a hot tub and views over the native bush and water, this suite includes an Apple TV and a coffee machine. The guest suite is open-plan, with private access or through the main house.

Safety Deposit Box; Air Conditioning; Hot Tub; Iron; Desk; Ironing Facilities; Seating Area; Washing Machine; Heating; Private entrance; Sofa; Soundproofing; Tile/Marble floor; Hardwood/Parquet floors; Mosquito net; Tumble dryer ; Wardrobe/Closet; Hypoallergenic; Cleaning products; Electric blankets; Shower; Hairdryer; Bathrobe; Spa Bath; Free toiletries; Toilet; Bathroom; Slippers; Toilet paper ; Satellite Channels; Flat-screen TV; iPod dock; Minibar; Refrigerator; Dining area; Electric kettle; Coffee machine; Children's high chair; Outdoor furniture; Outdoor dining area; Sea view; Terrace; Board games/puzzles;
Guest accommodation
5 stars
215 Anakiwa Road 7281 Anakiwa Marlborough New Zealand (NZ)
-41.27779388 173.90376282
American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Eftpos

About The Sounds Retreat

Enjoy stunning bay views from the hot tub on your private terrace at The Sounds Retreat, just 10 minutes’ walk from Okiwa Bay. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi. The luxurious suite includes an Apple TV, and a large selection of movies and satellite channels. Each suite includes a coffee machine, an electric kettle and a refrigerator. The Sounds Retreat Anakiwa is 15 minutes’ drive from Whenuanui Bay Scenic Reserve, and 30 minutes’ drive from Picton. Blenheim Domestic Airport is a 45-minute drive away. You can maintain your workout at the fitness centre, or explore the native forest on the tracks surrounding the property. The award-winning property also features free airport transfers and free bicycle and canoe rental. Breakfast options include freshly squeezed juices, Bircher muesli, omelettes, French toast, croissants, bacon and eggs and Danish pastries. The dinner menu features delicious options including smoked freshwater salmon, venison and pancetta ravioli, and veal tenderloin.

Please inform The Sounds Retreat 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.

Amenities of The Sounds Retreat

  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Mini golf
  • Room service
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Wine/champagne
  • Bottle of water
  • Fruits
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • On-site coffee house
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Ticket service
  • Concierge service
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Laundry
  • Daily maid service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • VIP room facilities
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
  • Designated smoking area

Guest Reviews (4 reviews)


Apr, 12, 2016

Incredible views and luxury at every turn

Lovely couple who own it and take amazing care of you. Incredible views of the sound that you can't find elsewhere and luxurious accommodation. Beautiful food too!
If we'd planned to stay longer! Only got to enjoy this slice of heaven for one day.


Jan, 25, 2016


Unique location with spectacular views. Tony and Anne are extremely considerate hosts and do all they can to enhance your stay. Delicious freshly sourced foods. Everything done to a very high standard.


Oct, 25, 2015

Must do if in Marlborough region NZ!

Amazing location!!! With breathtaking views, gourmet food to die for, and very friendly hosts who go out of their way to make you feel like the most special persons on earth!
There is nothing not to like

Anthony Brooker

Jan, 22, 2013


The Sounds Retreat Anakiwa, New Zealand

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