Just like a honeymoon, the babymoon is all about escaping the day to day, offering a last chance romantic getaway before baby makes three or more. More realistically, for those with tired swollen ankles and a sore back, it's a little quiet time for parents-to-be to enjoy together. Usually booked for the third trimester, Babymoons can also be taken just after baby has been born, but that's a whole different story.
As you would when booking an adventure holiday in Kakadu or a cooking school in Tuscany, you need to find the right place for you and your Babymoon, making sure it offers all those little extras you'll be wanting.
You'll definitely be needing spa treatments that cater for a mum-to-be, such as pre natal massage, Manis and Pedis (when was the last time you could reach your toes?), as well as a pillow menu to help you get comfortable, and a king sized bed you may never want to leave.
Here is your guide to taking a New Zealand babymoon: the hotels, resorts and spas that know just how to look after a mummy+daddy-to-be.
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