Check out the most incredible Airbnbs on offer around the country
The most stylish and Instagrammable Airbnbs in New Zealand
When travelling around the country, or overseas – it can be difficult to find good accommodation that will fit within your budget. In recent years we have seen rise to online rental marketplace Airbnb – which have answered all our accommodation prayers. Now a household name, Airbnb has become traveller’s go-to when searching a unique and reasonably priced place to stay.
As well as offering well-priced accommodation for those on a tight-budget, Airbnb offers some seriously luxurious properties too. We’ve scoured the site and culminated a list of our favourite and most stylish homes New Zealand currently has up for rent.
The homestead at Lake Hayes
The Homestead on Queenstown’s serene Lake Hayes is a private paradise. This is a very stylish property with a rich history, originally built in 1906 this property has been lovingly restored by its passionate owners.
The property features five large bedrooms, the master remains in the original wing of this historic homestead.
The thoughtful renovations have transformed this home into a contemporary and luxurious getaway.
The property has endless features for providing entertainment, including a swimming pool, outdoor fireplace, life-sized chess board and petanque court.
This is the ultimate luxurious getaway in a stunning location.
$5000 per night
This huge estate with stunning vistas and numerous entertaining areas is the ultimate luxurious retreat.
Arguably one of Waiheke Island’s most spectacular properties, this home is a lesson in opulent living.
The home boasts eight bedrooms – so is perfect for large groups or numerous families, with more than enough room for everyone.
The home also offers a separate barn and fully self-contained studio. It is beautifully furnished with areas to suit all interests – an outdoor fire, spa, and private valley walks to name a few.
Conveniently located within close proximity of charming Oneroa village and some of Waiheke’s stunning wineries – this is a great place to escape from the city.
$2040 per night
Cape South Country Escape
Located in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay, this house is the ultimate country retreat. This private homestead sits elegantly upon it’s Waimarama property – and includes six en-suite bedrooms.
The formal lounge and dining make it the perfect home for all occasions.
The spacious grounds offer a large heated swimming pool, a gym, sauna, and vegetable gardens. This expansive home has been beautifully renovated and still maintains huge amounts of old-world charm.
The house is also only 15 minutes from Havelock North where there is plenty to see and eat! Or visit one of Hawke’s Bay’s famous wineries.
$1100 per night
The Raglan Eco House
If you’re into something a bit more rustic – why not try an eco-house.
This relaxed and quirky tiny house is a great place to escape for a romantic weekend away. With everything you need – it is only a short 5-minute walk from town and the beach, tucked away with no noise.
A gluten-free vegan breakfast is also provided!
$160 per night
The Lodge at Mudbrick Winery
Famed Mudbrick Winery in Waiheke is a great place to enjoy a long lunch – but why not make it a weekend stay at their beautiful rental ‘The Lodge’.
You can tell that this home was built with love, and immaculate attention to detail has been paid.
The location is also breath-taking – and expansive vistas of beautiful Waiheke Island can be enjoyed from nearly any room in this stunning home.
The home offers three spacious bedrooms, each with their own ensuite. As well as a large kitchen, and lots of indoor and outdoor living spaces.
Located on the vineyard, there are also secret paths leading to both the well-acclaimed restaurant and their tasting room.
$1001 per night
Lonnekers Beach – Stewart Island
If you’re up for an adventure – why not venture down to Southland and visit untouched Stewart Island.
This home offers the ultimate beachfront accommodation while you’re there, with four bedrooms and a van included.
This is the perfect base for you and your family to explore the island.
$400 per night
Ti Point private beach home
This home has tropical resort style charm, and it’s located only one hour’s drive from Auckland. The house is entirely secluded, surrounded by 6 acres of beautiful native bush.
There is also access to a stunning private beach with unobstructed views of Little Barrier Island reserve.
The home boasts seamless indoor/outdoor living with ample space for families or a group. There are five large bedrooms on offer, a generous deck, infinity pool and outdoor kitchen.
Located close to character-filled Matakana and relaxing Omaha beach, this is a location for everyone!
$1750 per night
Warm cosy Yurt in Motueka
Glamping is the newest craze and this might be just the place to try it out for yourself.
‘The Chocolate Yurt’ is a fully insulated 6m glamping tend with a starlight so you can stargaze at night.
This private retreat is secluded in beautiful native bush and comes with an outdoor cooking facility shower and bath with amazing views.
This is a beautiful ‘off the grid’ place to regroup and recharge in a handcrafted inviting atmosphere. There is also a wood burner to provide warmth in the colder months.
$85 per night
Words by: Kate Milliken Images via: Airbnb