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I stayed at the Sounds Retreat from May 6-11 2018. Though my original intention had been to do a solo driving tour of the northern part of the south island, once I arrived at the Sounds Retreat for an intended one night stay I simply...More
The Sounds Retreat was our final stop on a 2-week bucket list trip to New Zealand. After stops in Auckland, Fjordland Nat’l Park and Queenstown, we were ready to relax. Well… we definitely saved the best for last! The setting of the Sounds Retreat on...More
From the first contact with Tony and Anne when planning this little indulgence in the middle of a visit to see friends in NZ we knew that this was going to be an outstanding experience. Tony provided great advice regarding how and what to book...More
An indulgent but exceptional stay. Hard to pick a specific component - an all-round feast for the senses. The setting, scenery, the facility itself (even for its architecture), the food - and of course, Tony's hospitality. Superb.
The Sounds is a "once in a life-time" place: not a hotel really (only 1 suite) and not someone's home (you are not living with the owners - although they are personally caring for you). It is just a unique place, if money is no...More