If you’re single in Auckland, New Zealand, you’re already one step ahead of the game! Most people would consider Auckland to be the epitome of paradise, and the seductive outdoors will no doubt be a stunning backdrop for some casual adult fun. Our casual sex guide to Auckland will help you make the most of hooking up in one of the world’s most picturesque cities!
A dark and cozy whiskey lounge, The Whiskey is a hip Auckland bar and nightclub featuring premier live music and a sophisticated place for drinks. The lounge music is soft enough to still have intimate conversations, and the candlelit tables provide a romantic ambience. If you’re a whiskey-drinker, the impressive selection of single malts will definitely tempt you. If not, there are 20 not-just-whiskey cocktails on the menu to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that pleases. (photo credit: bycavalera.deviantart.com)
If you’re looking for a laid-back date spot, look no further than the bamboo ceilings, soft light, and muted color scheme of Bungalow 8. Fully embracing its West Coast vibe, Bungalow 8 has been described as a mix of the glam of Los Angeles’ paired with the cool factor of New York City. The atmosphere is seductive, attracting a sophisticated crowd that has included celebrities from Justin Timberlake to Richard Branson. DJs play funky house and electro pop music, and there’s a large outdoor patio for breaths of fresh air and taking advantage of warm evenings. (photo credit: localist.co.nz)
Looking for a spot to meet people that’s stylish and welcoming without being pretentious? Cartel nails it. Enter through the foyer that was once a Post Office, head into the basement, and you’ll be greeted with cozy leather couches and silk-lined walls. The atmosphere is subtly glamorous, the bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable, and the cocktail list is innovative and tempting. Want to impress? Take advantage of the ‘bottle keep’ service, and introduce that sexy someone to your own bottle of your favorite spirit, kept safe at the bar, and waiting just for you. (photo credit: uptown.co.nz)
Celebrating something? Honey boasts 30 different types of champagne, plus a champagne cocktail menu that’s sure to suit everyone’s needs. A favorite includes crushed mint and it’s fresh,sexy, and addictive. The bar lives in the old HQ of an insurance company and blends classic charm with a modern lounge vibe. When nights get cold, sit by the fireplace, sip champagne, and get cozy. When days get warm, hit the rooftop deck and toast to great views. Late night, DJs spin to a stylish crowd of fashion and media types, and earlier in the evening, Honey is the perfect place to relax and flirt. (photo credit: flickr.com/photos/cmbellman)
Bellini is a stylish hotel cocktail bar at the Hilton Auckland with a long list of seductive signature cocktails. Floor-to-ceiling windows give the bar an open, airy feel in the daytime, and provide a stunning, sparkly backdrop of the Auckland Harbour at night. And hey, if the date goes well, you’re just a short stumble away from one of the swankiest hotel rooms in the city, wink wink. (photo credit: etouches.com)