Beach house vacation rentals in New Zealand

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Top-rated beach house rentals in New Zealand

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Home in Fox River
Waituhi at Whitehorse Bay ~ wrapped in nature
Waituhi (Glowing Waters) sits within lush gardens and temperate rainforest just above the wild Tasman Sea. With stunning views in a dreamlike setting, you will instantly relax & recharge. One of only two homes sharing private Whitehorse Bay, it's perfect if you want a beach all to yourself. Step through the garden onto one of the Coast's most scenic and undiscovered beaches. Enjoy glowing sunsets and wild West Coast storms. Wrapped in nature ~ This is 'end of the earth' escapism at its best!
Aug 15 – 22
$99 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 280 reviews
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Home in Curio Bay
Tiroroa - our barn with an ‘extensive view’
Hi there and welcome to our brand new slice of heaven on the coast and on the doorstep of the Catlins Rainforest National Park. ‘Tiroroa’ is our barn style property, completed late 2019. It is perched on the hill overlooking Porpoise and Curio Bay sitting on its own hectare of land. We are the southern most Airbnb property on mainland New Zealand … next stop Antarctica! January 2023: we now have 4 Alpacas roaming around in the rear paddock: Jack, Alfonso, Trevor and Sammy. Come and say hi …
May 7 – 14
$178 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 200 reviews
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Home in Hokitika
Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat
With the majestic Southern Alps as your backdrop and the untamed beach on your doorstep, this retreat offers a unique blend of ocean to alps. Whether you're family, friends or adventure seekers, Drifting Sands is your home away from home. An ideal central point for exploring the West Coast, the property is equipped with incredible beds, linens and dinnerware, a sunset beach studio and a large ozone spa pool for 6 so you can soak up and soak in the sunsets and milky way.
Jan 29 – Feb 5
$422 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 158 reviews

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Beach house rentals with a pool

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Home in Tauranga
The Tui's Nest on Waitui! med/long term rate poss
Apr 17 – 24
$385 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 222 reviews
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Home in Waiheke Island
Loft & Workroom, Woodside Bay | Be My Guest
Jan 21 – 28
$386 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
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Home in Kaiteriteri
Tokongawa Retreat - Views, Pools, Serenity!
Nov 30 – Dec 7
$782 per night
4.67 out of 5 average rating, 6 reviews
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Home in Kaiteriteri
Astrolabe Retreat @ Split Apple
Aug 4 – 11
$568 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 11 reviews
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Home in Waiheke Island
The Villino at Cypress Ridge Estate
Jun 16 – 23
$321 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 39 reviews
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Home in Auckland
The Aviary
Apr 22 – 29
$151 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 50 reviews
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Home in Cable Bay
Moanavista - Large Pool & Sea Views
Jan 6 – 13
$557 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews
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Home in Nelson
Luxury Home/Pool - Beach 650m⁰
Sep 22 – 29
$305 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 39 reviews
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Home in Tauranga
Strathmore Guest House-Resort Style Facilities
Jul 13 – 20
$99 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 19 reviews
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Home in Auckland
Exceptional Waterfront House Auckland
Nov 2 – 9
$916 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 14 reviews
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Home in Auckland
Anzac Bay Views Orchard House
May 20 – 27
$128 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 68 reviews
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Home in Auckland
stunning sea views, relaxed city beach retreat
Apr 28 – May 5
$179 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews

Beachfront house rentals

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Home in Hahei
Hahei Ocean Dream - with new hot tub!
Apr 9 – 16
$447 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Knights in Residence - Ocean Front Retreat
Dec 30 – Jan 6
$213 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 100 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Black Rock Holiday Home - Tutukaka
Sep 11 – 18
$550 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews
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Home in Rawhiti
Stunning Views on the Coast
Sep 17 – 24
$183 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews
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Home in Ahipara
Ahipara Surf Breaks
Dec 1 – 8
$113 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 443 reviews
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Home in Brooklyn
Hunter Bay Wellington South Coast Bach
Aug 4 – 11
$171 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 145 reviews
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Home in Punakaiki
"Punakaiki Dreaming" - Gorgeous Character Bach
May 9 – 16
$78 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 406 reviews
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Home in Wyuna Bay
Private Bay with Amazing Sea Views
Oct 16 – 23
$235 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Home in Pukehina
Beauty on the beach front
Apr 13 – 20
$111 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Home in Wyuna Bay
Private Bay Beachfront - Stunning Location!
Oct 24 – 31
$314 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 209 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Views on top
Nov 4 – 11
$214 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews
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Home in Ruby Bay
Absolute Beachfront Oasis with Sea Views & Hot Tub
Aug 14 – 21
$181 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews

Private beach house rentals

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Home in Dunedin
Possums' End
Apr 12 – 19
$77 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 220 reviews
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Home in Piha
Incredible Views Kiwi Bach
Apr 23 – 30
$143 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 143 reviews
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Home in Raglan
Moonlight Bay Magic
Apr 19 – 26
$120 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 321 reviews
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Home in Russell
Funky House near historic Russell
Jul 23 – 30
$129 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 136 reviews
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Home in Christchurch
Sumner Beach Front House
Nov 2 – 9
$93 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 277 reviews
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Home in Kuaotunu
Ocean Cliff Court - Stunning Ocean Views
Aug 7 – 14
$118 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 471 reviews
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Home in Oneroa
Romantic and stylish, Bach on Burrell
Dec 5 – 12
$229 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 165 reviews
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Home in Wainui Bay
Kiwi Greenie, Ecohouse, Golden Bay
Oct 10 – 17
$179 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Home in Raglan
Modern, Peaceful, Black Bach near the beach
Aug 6 – 13
$155 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 207 reviews
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Home in Raglan
Bay View Beach Retreat - big view, deck & kayaks
Dec 9 – 16
$107 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 156 reviews
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Home in Piha
Ruruwai - Perfectly positioned in Piha
Aug 16 – 23
$142 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
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Home in Mangawhai Heads
Serenity at Mangawhai Heads
Nov 11 – 18
$366 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 106 reviews

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