Vacation rentals with lake access in West Coast

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Top-rated lake access rentals in West Coast

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Cabin in Twizel
Skylark Cabin – Private Luxury Escape with Hot Tub
Skylark Cabin is a private, luxury escape, nestled serenely within the awe-inspiring landscape of the Mackenzie Region. Surrounded by soaring mountain ranges and the rugged, ethereal beauty of an expansive valley, this isn’t just a comfortable place to stay, it’s an experience in itself. Witness the mesmerising clarity of a starry night sky. Connect with nature and escape from the pace of daily life. Skylark Cabin is 10km to Twizel, 50-min to Mt Cook, 4hrs to Christchurch, & 3hrs to Queenstown.
May 10 – 17
$414 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 274 reviews
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Guesthouse in Kokatahi
The Nest at Hurunui Jacks (outdoor bath & firepit)
So much more than just a place to sleep - toast marshmallows around a private fire, grab a bike and ride the West Coast Wilderness trail, kayak on our little lake! The Nest is a stand alone fully self contained unit with outdoor bath/ shower, close to but separate from the main house. Set on 15 acres of private land, Hurunui Jacks has the Nest and a glamping tent nestled in beautiful West Coast native bush. A small private lake, historic water race & the Kaniere River are on your doorstep.
Sep 13 – 20
$113 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 590 reviews
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Hut in Kaniere
River & Trail Camping Pod
Secluded & cosy ‘off-grid’ Eco camping pod overlooking the Hokitika River, right next to the West Coast Wilderness cycling trail. Located in a private setting you have the space to yourselves. Equipped with an outdoor hot shower, camp style kitchen with running water. There is no power or wifi so you can enjoy the natural surroundings. So sit back and enjoy the glorious West Coast sunsets. Located only 3km from Hokitika town and beach and 3km from the airport.
Jun 10 – 17
$58 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 209 reviews

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Lake access house rentals

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Home in Lake Tekapo
THE BLACK HOUSE with Stunning Views & Outdoor Bath
Sep 9 – 16
$213 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 313 reviews
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Home in Lake Tekapo
Lake Escape
May 14 – 21
$176 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Home in Lake Tekapo
⭐️Bonita Casa⭐️ 6 min walk to town/lake. Sky tv•wifi
Jun 30 – Jul 7
$299 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 344 reviews
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Home in Fairlie
Fox Cottage
Jul 4 – 11
$139 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 111 reviews
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Home in Inchbonnie
HIDDENvalley,Lake,GLOWworms,GOLDpanning,Trout
Aug 1 – 8
$120 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 98 reviews
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Home in Lake Tekapo
Tekapo's Jewel
Aug 15 – 22
$477 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 28 reviews
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Home in Lake Tekapo
Station View
Jul 23 – 30
$804 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews
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Home in Barrytown
Paparoa Beach Hideaway Two Bedroom Holiday House
Apr 19 – 26
$250 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 88 reviews
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Home in Huntingdon
Lake Hood Accommodation
Apr 26 – May 3
$188 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 96 reviews
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Home in Lake Tekapo
Trout House
Feb 5 – 12
$143 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 92 reviews
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Home in Lake Ōhau
Backcountry hut with a modern twist
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$164 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Home in Hokitika
236 on Stafford
Jul 23 – 30
$145 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 28 reviews

Lake access apartment rentals

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Apartment in Taylorville
Old Taylorville school
May 20 – 27
$66 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 204 reviews
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Apartment in Tekapo
Lakeview Tekapo
Oct 26 – 31
$227 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 302 reviews
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Apartment in Tekapo
Studio33. Amazing view Lake & Mountains, Nightsky
Jun 10 – 17
$129 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Apartment in Lake Tekapo
WireArt Apartment — we do the cleaning
Feb 25 – Mar 4
$116 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 202 reviews
Apartment in Lake Tekapo
Stellar Apartment 4bedroom
Sep 6 – 13
$399 per night
4.68 out of 5 average rating, 98 reviews
Apartment in Christchurch
Clearwater Quay Penthouse
Aug 12 – 19
$390 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
Apartment in Lake Tekapo
The Starling
Jul 6 – 13
$581 per night
4.71 out of 5 average rating, 66 reviews
Apartment in Lake Tekapo
Stellar 1 Bedroom Apartment C
Aug 14 – 21
$168 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 38 reviews
Apartment in Christchurch
Quay Two Bedroom Apartment
Nov 6 – 13
$347 per night
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Lake access cottage rentals

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Cottage in Twizel
Kowhai Cottages - Rustic Charm & Stargazing Oasis
Nov 30 – Dec 7
$191 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 314 reviews
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Cottage in Ashwick Flat
Reopened 2023 - St Elmo's Cottage
Feb 18 – 25
$110 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Pukaki, Ben Ohau
Cosy Cottage Overlooking Lake Pukaki
Feb 15 – 22
$223 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews
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Cottage in Ohau
The Stockman’s Cottage, Lake Ohau, NZ
Sep 14 – 21
$122 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 205 reviews
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Cottage in Twizel
Quail Rest - Exquisite Mt Cook Views - Free Wifi
Apr 16 – 23
$175 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 283 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Doctor's Retreat, a unique pioneer experience!
Sep 2 – 9
$196 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 114 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Stargazer’s Luxury Retreat
Oct 4 – 11
$272 per night
4.78 out of 5 average rating, 596 reviews
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Cottage in Ohau
Snowshoe Cottage
Jul 14 – 21
$132 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 79 reviews
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Cottage in Fairdown
Cottage on the Pond
Jun 26 – Jul 3
$104 per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 16 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Lakefront Cottage 3 bedroom
Apr 29 – May 6
$134 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 52 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Beech Cottage | Lake Tekapo
Jun 9 – 16
$181 per night
4.69 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
Cottage in Okarito
Forks Wilderness Lodge
Nov 13 – 20
$137 per night
4.58 out of 5 average rating, 123 reviews

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