We have included links to sites of area businesses- many that we have enjoyed ourselves, and are run by those we consider our friends. They offer outstanding service, information and friendliness to make your visit to Nelson a memorable one!
Almyra Bed and Breakfast at Kina Beach, offers you two luxurious individual suites. They are situated on the idyllic Kina Peninsula along the Ruby Coast between Nelson and Motueka.
Kimeret Place Bed and Breakfast has magical views across the Waimea Inlet to the Richmond Ranges. Choose from the elegant apartments, or the luxurious Edwin and Alexander Suites.
|A Culinary Experience|
A-Culinary-Experience is 5-star Qualmark luxury Bed & Breakfast run by our good friends, and hosts extraordinaire - Kay & Joe. You have a choice of the Tuscan or Provence Suite. You may also choose their luxury waterfront apartment. Both are situated only minutes from the Nelson CBD.
|Retiro Park Lodge|
Retiro Park Lodge Bed & Breakfast is a magical 90 acre park-like property nestled among hills and along the river in beautiful Teal Valley.
|Sprig & Fern - Milton Street|
The Sprig & Fern, Milton street, was voted the 2012 Best Pub in New Zealand! Wonderful locally-crafted beer & cider, plus order takeaway next door and they'll bring it over to enjoy with your drink!
Kevin Hopgood, owner and chef of Hopgood's Restaurant, creates modern, seasonally based dishes using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible to make the most of the great produce Nelson has to offer
|The Free House|
The Free House was launched in 2009 in a small converted wooden church and offers a rotating list of locally-crafted beer & wine. A "free house" is a pub untied to a single brewery. They also feature live music in their yurt- definitely worth a visit.
|The Grape Escape Cafe|
The Grape Escape cafe is nestled in a beautiful country garden. The relaxing setting is a perfect place to sit and enjoy a coffee and sweet or a light meal. Also located at the same complex is Wangapeka Downs cheese- classic locally-made Brie, Cheddar, Feta and much more!
|Sublime Coffee roasters|
Sublime Coffee roasts their own rich beans as well as making fabulous coffee to takeaway. Situated in a classic, old villa, it's the best coffee in Nelson!
|The Suter Art Gallery|
The Suter Art Gallery is New Zealand's third oldest museum, and is a gateway to the Nelson region's arts and crafts scene.
|Melrose House Cafe|
Melrose House cafe is situated in Nelson's grandest historic home, and offers an elegant setting and wonderful food for breakfast, lunch and "high tea".
|Hoglund Art Glass|
Hoglund Artglass creates & sells stunning vases, bowls, and fused glass jewelry by internationally renowned glass artists Ola & Marie-Simberg Hoglund.
Nelson New Zealand Information. An online source for all things Nelson - accommodation, tours and activities.
|Boat Shed cafe|
A Nelson icon - the Boat Shed cafe offers fresh seafood and a well-chosen Nelson-centered wine list with gorgeous sea views as a bonus.