19th July 2019
Good morning from the edge of Paradise! ☀️ One of the world's best luxury lodges, Blanket Bay is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, just 40 minutes from Queenstown and on the edge of the idyllic valley known as Paradise. What does your day hold?
14th July 2019
Did you know, The Villa at Blanket Bay comes with its own chef? You can choose to dine in at The Villa or to come through to the Lodge (a short walk or buggy ride) when you stay in one of the world's most luxurious alpine sanctuaries.
11th July 2019
Meet Dan - one of our fabulous chefs at Blanket Bay. And with glorious delicacies like these macarons on offer, it's no wonder our guests continue to celebrate the food at Blanket Bay.
9th July 2019
Did you know? Putangitangi, the Paradise Shelduck native to New Zealand that nest around Blanket Bay, find a single mate for life. 💞💞
6th July 2019
Have you heard The Villa at Blanket Bay won Gold at the recent New Zealand Commercial Project Awards? This spectacular property also won two categories - $5m-$15m build and Tourism and Leisure. If you haven't experienced the Villa yet, we have a fabulous deal on offer. Stay for five nights at The Villa and enjoy a day heli-skiing with Southern Lakes Heliski (valued at NZ$11,000) on us. Find out more at www.blanketbay.com
4th July 2019
It might be summer where you are, but in Blanket Bay, winter has set in. And what better time to experience New Zealand's spectacular scenery and Queenstown's adventure playground than now. Come and stay. ❤️❄️
2nd July 2019
Did you know? Our very own Pauline Tusher has produced many of the artworks around Blanket Bay, including these beautiful bronze sculptures. As Pauline says, "I have always loved animals and feel so privileged that I am now sculpting wildlife." You can find out more about Pauline's work at www.bronzebypauline.com.
30th June 2019
It's winter and our chefs are enjoying moving into creamier, heartier dishes, inspired by seasonal produce. Here's a taste of just some of the delicious plates on offer, including Wapiti Venison with a chargrilled parsnip and pumpkin gratin, parsnip puree, plum relish, charred onions and a venison jus. Winter on a plate. ❄️
28th June 2019
Have you met Tom? Our General Manager Tom Butler is behind the extraordinary service you'll find at #BlanketBay. Understanding what it means to really look after our guests in a distinctly New Zealand way, to go 'above and beyond', is something Tom has dedicated his team to since arriving at Blanket Bay with his family three years ago. Tom has also helped bring to fruition our award-winning Villa at Blanket Bay - the four-bedroom luxury alpine retreat just a short walk or buggy ride from the Main Lodge. You'll meet Tom for an aperitif in the bar before dinner.
26th June 2019
We have an exclusive offer available! Stay five nights at The Villa at Blanket Bay – a four-bedroom luxury alpine retreat just a short walk or buggy ride from the Main Lodge – and enjoy a day heli-skiing on us. Find out more at www.blanketbay.com