Vacation rentals in Māhia

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Vacation home in Māhia
Stunning Ocean View Designer Holiday Home
The wonderful 4bd, 2ba farm-house is situated on the quieter North side of Mahia. The one acre House site offers un-obstructed panoramic Pacific Ocean views that over-look the Tokaroa Reef and beautiful white sand cove beaches ideal for bathing and swimming. The house is tastefully decorated by the furniture design owners based in Los Angeles, many of the pieces collected from their travels. If you are wanting to get away from it all and create a memorable holiday this is the ideal retreat.
Oct 14 – 21
$261 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 23 reviews
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Home in Wairoa
A Home away from Home -for business or pleasure.
Our recently renovated home is easily located in a quiet side street off the main highway through Wairoa. The house is on a large section with room to play, close to the local restaurants and within walking distance of the main street, and local shops. An easy drive to the beautiful Mahia beach or Lake Waikaremoana. Whether you are on a family holiday or a business trip, your stay will be relaxing and comfortable with all the trimmings of a home away from home.
Mar 20 – 27
$110 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
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Guest suite in Mahia
Mahia Heights Beach Views
Our home is on an elevated site, with lovely views down to the beach and is just a short walk to the sand. The guest suite is private and quiet and is situated at one end of the house, with its own entrance for guests to come and go as they please. Enjoy waking to the sound of the waves and the local bird life. Have breakfast on the deck while taking in the views. The bedroom has a queen bed and guests have their own bathroom and lounge, and private deck area.
May 3 – 10
$86 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews

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Other great vacation rentals in Māhia

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The Beach House - Taylors Bay
Aug 2 – 9
$183 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Classic Bach on the Beach.
Apr 11 – 18
$122 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 12 reviews
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Spacious Family Holiday Home
Oct 14 – 21
$153 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 18 reviews
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Beachfront Apartment
Apr 12 – 19
$153 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 35 reviews
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Mokotahi Bach
Jul 2 – 9
$92 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 62 reviews
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Cottage in Mōrere
Connected With Nature-Bush Views Retreat (Morere)
May 14 – 21
$56 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
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Farm stay in Wairoa
A Cabin in the Country
Mar 27 – Apr 3
$49 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 61 reviews
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Home in Muriwai
Spacious homestead with pool and view
Nov 3 – 10
$366 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 18 reviews
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Cottage in Hangaroa
The Rabbiter's Hut
Jul 3 – 10
$134 per night
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Mahia holiday home
Jul 21 – 28
$275 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
Home in Mahia
Mahia Beach Lodge .
May 23 – 30
$87 per night
4.62 out of 5 average rating, 79 reviews
Cabin in Mahia
The Sunset Shack (prime beachfront)
Jan 12 – 19
$73 per night
4.5 out of 5 average rating, 50 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Māhia

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Mokotahi Magic
Apr 28 – May 5
$122 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 6 reviews
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Mahanga Memories
Aug 16 – 23
$153 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 23 reviews
Home in MAHIA
Super Beachfront Property
Nov 30 – Dec 7
$256 per night
4.62 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Classic kiwi beach front bach in Mahanga
Apr 22 – 29
$111 per night
4.73 out of 5 average rating, 22 reviews
Guesthouse in Māhia
R & R's Place
Oct 14 – 21
$92 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews
Home in Māhia
Mahanga Beachfront Holiday Home
Aug 6 – 13
$92 per night
4.64 out of 5 average rating, 28 reviews
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Klassic kiwi bach
Dec 1 – 8
$122 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 5 reviews
Cabin in Māhia
Mahia Magic
May 4 – 11
$71 per night
4.5 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews
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Mahia Bach
May 11 – 18
$123 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews
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Mahia Paradise
Aug 27 – Sep 3
$153 per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews
Home in Mahia
Large Bach - Mahia, Blue Bay by the sea
Feb 24 – Mar 3
$298 per night
4.7 out of 5 average rating, 10 reviews
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The Hall Mahia
May 16 – 23
$183 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Māhia

Total rentals

50 properties

Wifi availability

30 properties include access to wifi

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

10 properties have a dedicated workspace

Family-friendly rentals

40 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

1.2K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$60 before taxes and fees

Your guide to Māhia

All About Māhia

Rugged grassy cliffs slide into white-sand beaches where turquoise waters lap the shore on the edge of the Mahia Peninsula, on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Located in the Hawke’s Bay region, the peninsula sits between the towns of Wairoa and Gisborne. The township is tiny, with a year-round population of only about 500, although this number swells significantly over the summer when visitors flood the region to surf, fish, dive, and kayak here.

A number of beaches dot the peninsula. Māhia Beach is generally safe and relatively shallow, making this a popular choice for families. Black’s Beach is known for its inky black sand. If you’re looking to catch some waves, head to Mahanga Beach and the Reefs for the best surf spots in the region. Māhia Peninsula Scenic Reserve is one of the largest areas of lowland coastal forest. You can take a two-mile track through the reserve that can be steep in places, but there are plenty of rest areas and picnic spots among the native trees to catch your breath and refuel along the two-hour loop.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Māhia

Māhia’s location in the Southern Hemisphere means that its seasons are opposite from the ones you’re used to in the U.S. The best months to visit are the summer months of December to February, when the beaches are at their warmest. You’ll experience long days with mild temperatures.

Fall and spring offer cool, temperate weather, perfect for hiking around the scenic reserve. Winter is from June to August and brings mild, dry days with blue skies and temperatures remaining cool but never too cold. The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival featuring live music, theater, and circus performances occurs for ten days in October.


Top things to do in Māhia

Wairoa

​​About a 30-minute drive to the west of Māhia township is the town of Wairoa, which sits on the banks of the Wairoa River. Check out the small community museum in a former bank building, with exhibitions on the history and heritage of the area, as well as a Victorian wooden lighthouse you can explore.

New Zealand Wine Trail

The New Zealand Wine Trail is a great way to explore three of the country’s main wine regions. From your accommodation in Māhia, you can pick up the trail at Hawke’s Bay in Napier or Hastings, two towns with Art Deco-style architecture from the 1930s, and follow it all the way to Blenheim on the South Island.

Piko O Te Rangi

Piko O Te Rangi, or the Coronation Reserve, is located on the eastern side of the peninsula, and the hollow rock basin here was used for baptisms in the mid-19th century. You’ll find rocky outcrops and rock pools to explore at Piko O Te Rangi, along with places to fish.

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