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Holiday apartment in Waikawa

Picton / Waikawa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
Two double bedroom flat, spacious, private, pleasant garden, off street parking, SKY TV, unlimited WiFi, self contained, quiet, 10 minutes walk to Waikawa Marina and Waikawa Bay and 5 minutes drive to Picton. Cafes and restaurants at Waikawa Marina and in Picton. Walkin  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu  …see more

from £148 / night

£1036 / week

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from £148 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - fully self contained. Treat yourself to a little luxury Some recent feedback............ Hi Alison Just wanted to say my wife and I have had an AMAZING stay in Akaroa and central to that has been the wonderful apartment. Just what we were after, a  …see more

from £125 / night

£800 / week

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from £125 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Australia & New Zealand holiday apartment accommodation

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Bathed in sun, this spacious and gracious water front apartment is a wonderful holiday retreat.On the fourth floor, with lift access to the door, the apartment has views from the Master Bedroom, Dining area, Living Room and adjacent deck, over the harbour and ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£500 - £836 / week

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from £85 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 km
  • Ski
“Awesome location!! - fantastic house - perfect for a chilled out holiday.” This is the second time we have stayed at this house. It has everything you need for a perfect stay. The views are stunning and the location is perfect - close to Wanaka. Acro  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 / week

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from £143 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Australia & New Zealand

Otago Region / Dunedin

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life at Karaka Alpaca Farmstay, just 15min from Dunedin's CBD. You can look forward to modern amenities and peace and quiet in a self-contained unit at a budget price including continental breakfast.  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Kaiteriteri Beach with its golden sands and clear green/blue water is a must see if you are contemplating a visit to beautiful New Zealand. Our cottage is located 1.5 kms from the beach, and we have lovely views of Tasman Bay from our property.Boats leave daily nearby t  …see more

from £72 / night

£622 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Sunny, mountain views, modern, quiet , air con and central heating free wifi, linen included  …see more

from £83 / night

£533 - £888 / week

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from £83 / night

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Holiday b&b in Barrytown

West Coast Region / Barrytown

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
'Koru' offers a restful BnB homestay within our unique new home. The spacious guest bedroom has it's own private ensuite, separate entry and gorgeous subtropical rainforest mountain views. Enjoy amazing sunsets over the ocean from our private deck, soak in the outdoor h  …see more

from £89 / night

£474 / week

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from £89 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Property DescriptionThis Cottage is one of the original 'Cribs' of Te Anau and was built by my Grandfather back in 1942. It was originally located right on the edge of Lake Te Anau, but the often cold wind off the Lake during winter prompted him to '  …see more

from £131 / night

£592 / week

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from £131 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“An amazing holiday place for the whole family!” We were a family with grandparents, parents and children enjoying this beautiful and spacious villa. We did not miss anything in the villa and found plenty to do in the surroundings. Beautiful beach, g  …see more

from £397 / night

£2778 / week

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from £397 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Oceanfront Beach House Retreat. Optional Yoga session. Chill out in a hammock or listen to the birds in the lush gardens. Relax on the decks and sip coffee on the beach.  …see more

from £99 / night

£693 / week

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from £99 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Australia & New Zealand holiday cottage rental

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful and well appointed getaway cottage” I took my young daughter and friend for a few days, and we were so happy with this beautiful cottage. Perfect location for heading off to both Nelson and Kaiteriteri, or just hanging out in Mapua. The cott  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday tented camp in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Our Mt Gold site is awesome. It is located on the top of a hill (5-8min walk from your car), but you are rewarded with fantastic 180 degree views over Lake Wanaka. The site is nestled in amongst some pine trees, so it’s nice and sheltered and well hidden from public v  …see more

from £196 / night

£1367 / week

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from £196 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Temuka

Canterbury Region / Temuka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
View the unique blend of history, architecture and craftsmanship in this former Presbyterian Church Building. Experience the Grand Designs renovation of epic proportion with a night of luxury in one of two apartment suites. A wholesome Continental breakfast is include  …see more

from £83 / night

£533 - £604 / week

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from £83 / night

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South Island holiday lodge rental

West Coast Region / Westport

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
The stay is in a newly built studio/lodge with beautiful wild beaches, directly out front. Sea food, great surf, beautiful walks from the retreat, and a good pub, cafe and restaurant close by.The place has a unique and peaceful energy making it the perfect retreat  …see more

from £119 / night

£643 / week

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from £119 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Australia & New Zealand

Nelson-Tasman Region / Mapua

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Modern, newly built, accommodation in Mapua village , with indoor-outdoor flow onto expansive decking for outdoor entertaining and polished concrete floors with underfloor heating for winter warmth. Walk to the restaurants cafes and shops on the Wharf. Mapua Accommodati  …see more

from £189 / night

£1031 - £1413 / week

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from £189 / night

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Apartment rental in Australia & New Zealand

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Car not necessary
Fabulous Waterfront Apartment , contemporary in style offering a superbly luxurious, warm and inviting atmosphere with breathtaking views down the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, the bustling Picton Foreshore and Marina.  …see more

from £199 / night

£1389 / week

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from £199 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday lodge with shared pool in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

8 18 3 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Mountains Edge Cabins is located in New Zealand - South Island Blackmount district in the picturesque village of Monowai. Just off the Southern Scenic Route, between Lake Manapouri and Lake Monowai, 50 mins south of Te Anau. This is a lovely old camp was historica  …see more

from £45 / night

£311 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Home rental in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern 4/5 bedroom three story house perfectly perched on Queenstown Hill with views you need to see to believe. Only 5 mins walk to the centre of town and only a 20 min drive to Coronet Peak for skiing. The house has a modern kitchen two large living areas, secure pa  …see more

from £326 / night

£2072 - £2900 / week

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from £326 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

5 11 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This spacious and well equipped Queenstown house is perfect for two families wanting to holiday together. The views from the house are spectacular mountain and lake views. Easy access into town with a 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive. Fully refurbished in May 2014 so ev  …see more

from £412 / night

£2782 / week

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from £412 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Australia & New Zealand

Otago Region / Dunedin

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Beachbum BnB overlooks a beautiful safe swimming beach, quiet and peaceful with panoramic views of the sea and coastline. We are only a 15 - 20 minute drive from Dunedin city, most of it being a pretty drive along the coast. So why stay in the noisy city?It doesn't giv  …see more

from £66 / night

£415 - £1326 / week

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from £66 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Home rental in Australia & New Zealand

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Check Corru Gate, our other cottage on our 7 acres. 3 bdrm/arty/eco/child-friendly. NZ$100 cheaper per night  …see more

from £127 / night

£802 - £2473 / week

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from £127 / night

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Otago Region / Kingston

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

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from £151 / night

£1048 - £1462 / week

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from £151 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Ruby Bay holiday cottage rental

Mapua / Ruby Bay

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Cottage is a studio room complete with queensize bed, small kitchenette, ensuite with shower over small bath plus laundry facilities. The two decks complete with chairs and tables allow full advantage of the morning and evening sun. Quiet & peaceful.  …see more

from £76 / night

£516 / week

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from £76 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Marlborough Region / Blenheim

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Brookby Ridge Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage, perfect as a holiday home, nestled amongst our peaceful, hilltop olive grove in Marlborough, NZ. You couldn't be closer to the vineyards of Marlborough. Brookby Ridge Cottage sits alongside a working vineyard, with  …see more

from £104 / night

£728 / week

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from £104 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Oamaru holiday b&b rental

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
We welcome you to our modern guesthouse surrounded by a beautiful garden landscape and on a peaceful country farm setting. A Modern two roomed unit that has a queen sized bed with ensuite shower/bathroom. Enjoy relaxing on the guesthouse veranda or take a walk t  …see more

from £254 / night

£1778 / week

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from £254 / night

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Canterbury Region / Lake Ohau

6 24 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £503 / night

£3521 / week

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from £503 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
The Lakehouse is an Absolute Lakefront, five bedroom, three bathroom property within walking distance to Central Queenstown! With a Spa pool/Jacuzzi to unwind in at the end of the day and a private Jetty to tie the boat to – everything is ready for your holiday! Enj  …see more

from £604 / night

£4223 / week

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from £604 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with golf nearby in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Gail and Murray wanted to create a place to stay, away from the mass market accommodation, a place where guests can enjoy the peace and quiet of Island life. Drive to the wharf and we will whisk you across to your Island paradise in just a few minutes.  …see more

from £116 / night

£1000 - £1278 / week

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from £116 / night

(9) Excellent 

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West Coast Region / Charleston

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

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from £127 / night

£889 / week

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from £127 / night

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Holiday apartment in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Our apartment is positioned right at the lake front, with panoramic view of lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain. The apartment is close to the town center (20 minutes scenic walk along the lake). The apartment features a fireplace, underfloor heating and a fully  …see more

from £272 / night

£1792 - £2060 / week

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from £272 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Otago Region / Palmerston

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

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from £72 / night

£415 - £1160 / week

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from £72 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Queenstown / Goldfield Heights

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Perfect place for a family get together.” We had two weeks at White Peaks Villa, and a good time was had by all. We were an extended family group of 12, and we fitted in easily to the large and comfortable house. The kids loved the games room downstai  …see more

from £353 / night

£2465 / week

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from £353 / night

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Holiday b&b in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
Off street parking. Beautiful sunrises and sun sets. Peaceful surrounds. Warm in winter.  …see more

from £285 / night

£1989 / week

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from £285 / night

(13) Very Good 

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West Coast Region / Punakaiki

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £120 / night

£881 - £1059 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday tented camp rental

Otago Region / Wanaka

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Cabin Fever is a bespoke luxury camping operator based in Wanaka New Zealand. We offer pop up accommodation for private holidays, weddings, fishing and hunting trips and corporate events. Think of us a pop up boutique luxury hotel made of canvas.  …see more

from £261 / night

£1243 / week

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from £261 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Otago Region / Owaka

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

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from £178 / night

£1243 / week

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from £178 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect for family groups” We stayed in Tahuna House for 8 nights for a three generation family holiday. We couldnt have chosen anywhere better. The views are stunning, the house is large and well equipped and the lake track provides easy access to Qu  …see more

from £391 / night

£2379 / week

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from £391 / night

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Holiday b&b with golf nearby in South Island

Southland Region / Riverton

3 4 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about pets
Private home for your year round holiday  …see more

from £86 / night

£580 / week

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from £86 / night

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Oreti River House - a restful haven in New Zealand
Comfortable quiet country house

We had a lovely stay at Oreti House. It is well situated in the pretty little town of Lumsden which has basic shops and a couple of cafes. The house is extremely well appointed with comfortable beds, and lounges, a well equipped kitchen and BBQ. Sun … see more
Bay Vista Kaiteriteri Tasman Bay New Zealand
Great place to stay with young family

Bay View is a great places to stay. Modern with everything you need. Great for young families, great views and outdoor area. I would highly recommend this house. … see more
Rural, relaxing and private. A lovely spot!
Comfortable, cosy, homely

Margie and Allan have been great to deal with and very helpful. The accomodation is nice and sits well in the gardens with enough privacy. Very comfortable and suited our needs well.A great shower with lots of water pressure and a dream of bed. The b … see more
World Famous!
Enchanting cottage! Clean, cosy, comfortable.

Easy and organised communication with host. The cottage is exactly as described and was a sight for tired eyes when we arrived at the end of a work day. It had everything we needed and more. It was very clean and thoughtfully decorated, which gave it … see more
Fantail Cottage Lakefront Lake Hawea, Wanaka, NZ
Heaven on earth

This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peaceful and the view i … see more
Aroha Cottage not beachfront but oh so close !!
Perfect location and wonderful cottage, gardens, great for relaxing.

The location was brilliant for Abel Tasman, Nelson and nearby facilities. Great for walking and cycling, or just relaxing. The cottage was really comfitable with all amenities ...and wifi available too. The hosts were great, making sure we were comfi … see more