You could look at the Sounds Retreat or the Mount Richmond Estate. The Sounds Retreat is located 25 kilometres from the heart of Rai Valley. The Mount Richmond Estate is situated 5 kilometres away. Another possibility is to book a room at the Bluemoon Lodge or the Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge.
You'd be crazy to leave Rai Valley without seeing the other things on offer in South Island. South Island offers beaches and coastal plains. Popular South Island tourist draws include the old towns, cathedrals and art museums. Popular pastimes in this particular part of New Zealand include snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking.
35 kilometres away from Rai Valley is Picton, where you can find the Edwin Fox, Picton Harbour and Mabel Island. Should you wish to spend a night or two in Picton, check out the room rates at the Broadway Motel and Anchor Down Picton Bed & Breakfast. Or, you could consider staying in Blenheim, 45 kilometres to the southeast of Rai Valley, where you can pick from the Colonial Motel and Bella Vista Motel Blenheim. The St Clair Winery, Pollard Park and Seymour Square are just some of the more popular places to see for those visiting Blenheim.
Get your sports fix by making a trip to Newtown Park, which is 95 kilometres to the east of Rai Valley. For travellers who are keen on sleeping nearby, make a reservation at the Airport Motor Lodge or the Quest on the Terrace.
Located 35 kilometres from Rai Valley is Nelson Airport. Stay nearby at the Kershaw House Boutique Accommodation or the Oxford Court Motel.
Hotels in Rai Valley start at NZ$80 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.