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Chalet rental in South Island

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Whakatā in Fiordland offers self-contained chalet-style accommodation near Te Anau. Set on a 3000m private section with your own hot tub on the deck you can watch the sunset or gaze at the Milky Way. It's the perfect base from which to visit the Fiordland national park …see more

from $235 / night

$1,640 / week

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Private room rental in Lincoln

Canterbury Region / Lincoln

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A private family home with established garden in a very tranquil location, only minutes away from Christchurch city centre, Lincoln and Rolleston township. Fully furnished, offering 2 bedrooms, lounge, tv room, kitchen, laundry, private toilets, and spacious bathroom. O …see more

from $57 / night

$399 / week

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Omarama Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Omarama

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dunstan Downs is a working high country merino sheep station ,situated in the heart of the South Island, 4hrs from Christchurch and 2 hrs from Queenstown. We are surrounded by wide open spaces, great walks, excellent fly fishing, 4x4 drives and horse trekkin …see more

from $200 / night

$1,400 / week

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Ski home to rent in Goldfield Heights

Queenstown / Goldfield Heights

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Large luxurious 5 bed 3 bath home. Massive outdoor deck with spectacular views. Games room with table tennis, foosball table , play station and board games supplied. Free high speed wifi internet and Sky tv. You will find this house has everything you could possibly …see more

from $468 / night

$3,276 / week

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ski
Fantail Cottage is perched on the lakefront of Lake Hawea * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes* FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - Set of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tennis gear,DVDs, books & children's boardgames. Ski fields 30min …see more

from $126 / night

$881 / week

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Vacation chalet accommodation

Mapua / Upper Moutere

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 mi
Tasman Hill Lodge has cosy chalets with their own private deck enjoying breathtaking mountain views. We are situated in a peaceful, Rural setting on a hilltop overlooking Mount Arthur and the Kahurangi ranges. Self contained studio layout with private access, en-suit …see more

from $95 / night

$590 / week

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Vacation villa rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
The Meadows Villa Christchurch is a unique self-contained accommodation experience for up to four people. Either on vacation or work, great for that special holiday or for that important business trip here in Christchurch New Zealand. A fantastic accommodation experien …see more

from $160 / night

$937 - $1,320 / week

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from $160 / night

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B&b rental in Oamaru

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Modern self contained two bed roomed unit quiet rural, large formal garden. Ten minutes by car from the historic town of Oamaru. We offer a large formal venue garden available to guests if free of weddings /events. The historic / Steam punk town of Oamaru offers Uniqu …see more

from $105 / night

$417 - $709 / week

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Culverden ski cottage to rent.

Canterbury Region / Culverden

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Pahau Downs is a tranquil hill farm set amidst stunning scenery in the Amuri Basin an hour from Christchurch. The farm stay is a self-contained cottage superbly furnished for your exclusive use as a base to explore North Canterbury. There is a heated swimming pool (s …see more

from $185 / night

$1,290 / week

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Vacation 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
This former historic Church Building enables you to see history and architecture while experiencing the luxury of good design. We offer two luxurious self contained apartments each with a separate bedroom, (one apartment has a double and a single in bedroom and the othe …see more

from $125 / night

$797 / week

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from $125 / night

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Lumsden Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Lumsden

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Rod and Wheel House offers very comfortable holiday accommodation in Lumsden - a friendly country town nestled within deer, sheep and dairy farms. Lumsden is situated on the lower part of South Island of New Zealand and is surrounded by aqua blue rivers and lakes set in …see more

from $149 / night

$820 - $1,586 / week

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from $149 / night

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Vacation cottage in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Lavender Cottage is a clean and modern 2 bedroom townhouse in a tranquil garden setting. This is the picture perfect place to relax and explore the city & beach from. A gate at the end of the garden allows access to a lovely park and playground. Just a short walk away y …see more

from $120 / night

$840 / week

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from $120 / night

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Vacation villa with golf nearby in Golden Bay

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
VILLA ON THE BAY, Pohara Beach, Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand Not too many properties can boast one of the best views is from the bath, but Villa On The Bay's two ensuite bathrooms have been designed to give guests a feeling of total relaxation. This luxury be …see more

from $500 / night

$3,500 / week

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from $500 / night

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Vacation 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 $145 / night

$1,012 / week

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from $145 / night

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Vacation studio in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
King Studio with full sea views settee, private bathroom, breakfast table, outside deck area, fridge, toaster and tea coffee making facilities. Tariff $170.00 NZ dollars per night. 1 Night surcharge may apply. All accommodation at Noah’s provides heating, electric blan …see more

from $133 / night

$930 / week

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from $133 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Vacation studio in Tasman

Mapua / Tasman

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Tasmangreen Studio accommodation is well appointed and conveniently located on Tasman's Great Taste Trail and the Dicker Ridge walking/trekking/cycling track. It is ideal for your exploration experience of the area. Situated in Tasman Village on the Ruby Coast Scenic Ro …see more

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from $106 / night

$634 - $784 / week

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from $106 / night

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Vacation home rental

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The House is 2 Bedroom Character Deco Architecture. Recently completely painted and carpeted throughout new curtains and comfy beds plus extra rollout for children. Simply furnished with everything you need. Situated on the street front with a long fenced lawn at back. …see more

from $104 / night

$728 - $832 / week

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from $104 / night

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
One of Picton’s best apartments! Enjoy stunning views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds from your private balcony, as well as the lounge/kitchen/dining area and master bedroom. Fully self-contained, this one-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment sleeps up to 2 people in …see more

from $137 / night

$957 / week

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Vacation tented camp rental

Otago Region / Wanaka

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ask about children
Cabin Fever is a bespoke luxury camping and location service providing pop up accommodation for private holidays, weddings, fishing and hunting trips, festivals, corporate events or wherever else you need some luxury accommodation. Based in Wanaka, New Zealand, Cabin F …see more

from $344 / night

$1,640 / week

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from $344 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

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. Our 11 acre hobby farm has Alpaca's, horses, sheep and Buster the cat. You can look forward to modern amenities and peace and quiet at a budget price includin …see more

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from $84 / night

$556 / week

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from $84 / night

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Caravan/mobile home rental in Blenheim

Marlborough Region / Blenheim

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 20 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
The White Wabbit is a retro (1950s) Teardrop caravan located in our "Secret Garden" just 200 metres from the Blenheim town centre. Best described as "a double-bed on wheels", The White Wabbit sleeps two adults. We are an easy walk from all the main Blenheim rest …see more

from $55 / night

$391 / week

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from $55 / night

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This beautifully designed open-plan two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment has top-quality furnishings and fabulous views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds. Spread over two floors it can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people (one queen bed, one king bed, and one sofa …see more

from $157 / night

$1,094 / week

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Vacation cottage in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
The cottage is situated in the hills just 5 minutes from Waipara Village, in the heart of the Waipara wine growing region. It's cosy, rustic, TV-free, and fully self-contained, with kitchen, bathroom, laundry and one double bedroom. The cottage accommodates a couple in …see more

from $120 / night

$600 / week

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from $120 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely …see more

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from $145 / night

$1,012 - $1,558 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
This gorgeous, modern stone cottage is the perfect antidote to the stress of the big smoke. Its construction from traditional local building materials (including Otago stone and rimu) is complimented by all the stuff you'd expect in a modern home. All the bedrooms, th …see more

from $241 / night

$1,634 / week

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from $241 / night

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South Island Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Invercargill

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This house is an original Bungalow Style building with added modern features which keep the charm of the past and the comforts of todays living. This place is close to walks, inner city, bakery, dairy, shops, pubs etc The house has a double garage and also a 4th bedroo …see more

from $126 / night

$876 / week

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Queenstown Vacation cottage accommodation

Otago Region / Queenstown

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Judge & Jury Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage in Gibbston Valley – heart of the wine country. An 8 minute drive to Arrowtown and 20 mins to Queenstown. Free Wi-Fi included. 2 bedrooms - each with a queen bed second bedroom has an extra single bed. Each bed has a p …see more

from $254 / night

$1,757 / week

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Vacation apartment in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This beautiful architecturally designed apartment overlooks the trendy and active area of Christchurch called the "Innovation Precinct" and offers spectacular views of Central Christchurch. With space for up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, we believe it’s the ultimate locati …see more

from $275 / night

$1,925 / week

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from $275 / night

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Vacation cottage in Arrowtown

Otago Region / Arrowtown

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Delightful spacious self-contained cottage in a private rural setting with wonderful views of Coronet Peak and The Remarkables mountains. Set well away from the main house for privacy, it sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with its own garden and bbq area, sunny verandah, …see more

from $167 / night

$1,390 - $1,682 / week

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Vacation apartment in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Located on the ground floor of the newly restored complex The Salisbury within a one km radius of the CBD is a three bedroom fully self contained contemporary apartment. A short stroll along the river brings you to the new Margaret Mahey Park & Playground, continue anot …see more

from $165 / night

$1,155 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Ski guest house to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

2 2 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Possibly offering the best views of Coronet Peak.Fantastic b and b setting in rural Dalefield.This elevated property offers 180 degree views of mountains and pastureland.Wake up to rural charm and tranquility, listen to tui's and bell birds. Take an idyllic break .Coven …see more

from $198 / night

$1,382 / week

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from $198 / night

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Vacation home in Ruby Bay

Mapua / Ruby Bay

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Corru Gate is stylish and different. City chic meets country style in this architecturally designed, children-friendly 3 bedroomed contemporary lifestyle cottage 4 minutes from Mapua seaside village. With excellent passive solar design, Nelson's largest solar panel arra …see more

from $100 / night

$650 - $2,040 / week

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Vacation townhouse in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Be dazzled in this super trendy, Luxury Inner City Townhouse City central location - walking distance to Christchurch's best activities, bars, cafes & restaurants. With it's designer kitchen and large counter space, it's perfect for entertaining. The fully equipped kitc …see more

from $175 / night

$1,225 / week

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Waiau Vacation home rental

Canterbury Region / Waiau

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Child friendly
Kanuka lodge is one of the 2 Eco-chalets situated on a 5ha section in Mt Lyford. The north facing wide windowed front of the lodge captures the ever changing view of Mt Lyford. Whether you relax in the lounge or on your private patio, or look out of the window of your b …see more

from $149 / night

$574 - $902 / week

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Vacation studio in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
• We commit providing quality accommodation at reasonable price. • You can find us right at the centre of Nelson city. • We are just in front of the famous Nelson Saturday Market, a few hundreds of meters from the Nelson Cathedral Church, NMIT, and supermarkets. • Each …see more

from $59 / night

$313 - $444 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Luxurious fully self-contained three-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment located right on Picton’s waterfront. A ccommodating up to 6 people in three queen beds, this spacious apartment offers a huge balcony with outdoor furniture from which you can soak up stunning views …see more

from $157 / night

$1,094 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
CBD located waterfront beach. Art Deco Themed Apartment located close to cafe's and bars. All marine tour departures accross road at Marina short walk to Interislander Ferry termiial, Blue bridge Ferry bus stops in front of Apartment. Sky TV Free Wi Fi . Full kitch …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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Vacation home rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Brand new home with large deck with fantastic sea views overlooking the Marlborough Sounds. Outdoor settings, sun loungers, bbq, and kayaks available free of charge. You can launch your kayaks within a two min walk. Nicely designed and functional. Shower and bath, a …see more

from $155 / night

$1,085 / week

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Vacation b&b in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Private garden
Situated in Golden Bay, North- west of Nelson ,we set up our Pottery studio and Gallery, ANATHOTH POTTERY on this 10 acre rural lifestyle block 31yrs ago. Now the family have flown the nest, we have opened our new purpose built BOUTIQUE B&B. It is an ideal romantic retr …see more

from $139 / night

$973 / week

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Home rental in South Island

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Davaar Country Holiday Home is a spacious, well equipped, warm and comfortable home set in a secluded private garden with an expansive lawn. Located in a magnificent rural setting with superb views of farmland and surrounding Fiordland Mountains on the main Queenstown t …see more

from $230 / night

$1,610 / week

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