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487 Vacation rentals

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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

from $140 / night

$974 / week

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from $140 / night

(12) Excellent 

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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 $155 / night

$902 - $1270 / week

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from $155 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 mi
  • Ski
Absolute lakefront location with panoramic lake & mountain views, house is fully furnished & equipped for families. * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes * FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - 2 Sets of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tenn …see more

from $181 / night

$1263 / week

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Vacation home in Orari

Canterbury Region / Orari

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
We are a leisurely two hour drive from Christchurch airport on state highway one (1) the Arundel Belfeild Road, we are also accessible from state Highway seventy nine (79) and state highway seventy two (72) down the Arundel Belfield Road. We are in a rural setting with …see more

from $101 / night

$598 - $1435 / week

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from $101 / night

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B&b rental in Oamaru

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Modern self contained two bed roomed unit quiet rural, large formal garden and working limestone Quarries close by on property. Ten minutes from the historic town of Oamaru. We offer a large formal venue garden available to guests if free of weddings /events. The hist …see more

from $82 / night

$272 / week

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from $82 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Amberley

Canterbury Region / Amberley

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Private garden
Relax and unwind on our secluded property with lovely views of the surrounding countryside and out to the Pacific Ocean. Play petanque in the sheltered European style farm courtyard, meditate in our own stone circle, see the goats being milked and cheese made, collect f …see more

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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 $78 / night

$520 / week

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from $78 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Vacation cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
This is a self-contained/self-catering spacious studio unit. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, with microwave, hot plates, fridge etc. The large conservatory and deck which get all the afternoon sun until it sets, are a pleasure to enjoy with a quiet glass of wine an …see more

from $91 / night

$790 / week

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from $91 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 $188 / night

$1316 / week

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from $188 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Picton Vacation apartment accommodation

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Bathed in sun, this spacious and gracious water front apartment is a wonderful holiday retreat. On the fourth floor, with lift access to the door, the apartment has views from the Master Bedroom, Dining area, Living Room and adjacent deck, over the harbour and ou …see more

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from $111 / night

$650 - $1087 / week

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from $111 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - upstairs modern Queen bedroom fully self contained apartment. With a full bathroom – fully tiled shower – and bath with views. Architecturally designed to blend well in the historic precinct. Separate bedroom, and open plan kitchen dining, living, an …see more

from $163 / night

$1040 / week

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from $163 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Mapua

Nelson-Tasman Region / Mapua

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Mapua is a seaside village, an ideal holiday destination in the Nelson Tasman region, at the centre of the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Our holiday stay consists of a 1 bedroom apartment or large studio unit, or both , rented as one unit. Please enquire about seasonal pric …see more

from $225 / night

$1575 / week

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from $225 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Property Description This Cottage is one of the original 'Cribs' of Te Anau and was built by my Grandfather back in 1942. It was originally located right on the edge of Lake Te Anau, but the often cold wind off the Lake during winter prompted him to 'relocate' the c …see more

from $166 / night

$752 / week

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from $166 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 $120 / night

$700 - $1180 / week

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Vacation home with golf nearby in Alexandra

Central Otago / Alexandra

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Come along and enjoy vineyard accommodation at its finest. large, spacious open plan living areas make this cottage the perfect place to relax, unwind and entertain both inside and out. Enjoy the comfort of cottage living and wake up to stunning panoramic views. This se …see more

from $173 / night

$1210 / week

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South Island Vacation lodge rental

West Coast Region / Westport

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
We wish to offer people a place to stay which is both healthy relaxing and invigorating. The studio lodge is situated at 'The old Nuns retreat" at Omau on Cape Foulwind. The owners reside in the old house beside the lodge where they have lived for 28 years. The retrea …see more

from $226 / night

$816 / week

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from $226 / night

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Dunedin Vacation apartment rental

Otago Region / Dunedin

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
A sunny, clean, spacious apartment in a cool part of town. Walk to the City Centre and all its attractions. Your choice of cafes, restaurants, shops and bars nearby. Completely renovated and very comfortable. Free superfast 1 Gbps internet! Free off-street parking. The …see more

from $106 / night

$737 / week

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from $106 / night

(7) 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 $101 / night

$602 - $749 / week

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from $101 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Beachbum's BnB overlooks a beautiful safe swimming beach, quiet and peaceful. Luxury and homeliness combined - just for your holiday. The main room, which has 2 queen beds comfortably sleeps 4, has an ensuite, and its own private entrance. There is a short pathway do …see more

from $83 / night

$527 / week

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from $83 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Nelson Vacation cottage rental

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 mi
  • Child friendly
Aroha Cottage is situated halfway between Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park. With a new kitchen and bathroom, cosy wood burner for winter, fabulous private garden, huge deck, quiet beach and free wifi, it is perfect for couples and overseas tourists. The cottage …see more

from $117 / night

$819 / week

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from $117 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Tahuna House offers serviced luxury lakeside Queenstown accommodation just 3 minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown.Three options1-2 guests,3-6 guests or 8 guests. Tahuna House is close to 3 skifields 3 golf course and plenty of adventure tourism and activities to …see more

from $391 / night

$2736 / week

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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 $124 / night

$868 / week

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Vacation tented camp in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
Our Mt Gold site is awesome. It is located on the top of a hill (5-8min walk from your car), but you are rewarded with fantastic 180 degree views over Lake Wanaka. The site is nestled in amongst some pine trees, so it’s nice and sheltered and well hidden from public vie …see more

from $248 / night

$1736 / week

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(4) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Sunny and secluded modern studio with stunning mountain views and all mod cons. Cosy and warm in a peaceful quiet location basking in year round all day sun. The perfect place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle after exploring Queenstown delights. Enjo …see more

from $105 / night

$677 / week

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from $105 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
The Lakehouse is an Absolute Lakefront, five bedroom, three bathroom property within walking distance to Central Queenstown! With a Spa pool/Jacuzzi to unwind in at the end of the day and a private Jetty to tie the boat to – everything is ready for your holiday! Enjoy …see more

from $800 / night

$5600 / week

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Vacation b&b with golf nearby in South Island

Southland Region / Riverton

3 4 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about pets
B and B offers private queen bedroom with all the amenities of home. Fabulous full cooked breakfast cooked for you at a time you request Friendly host willing to assist you to have the most perfect holiday There is a private courtyard and a spa pool. Absol …see more

from $109 / night

$737 / week

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from $109 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Christchurch Vacation home rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Seva Cottage is in perfect setting and location for couples and families in Bishopdale, Christchurch. Relax in the peaceful environs adjacent to the Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre. Seva Cottage is centrally located, 7 minutes to the airport, 10 minutes to th …see more

from $93 / night

$595 - $889 / week

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from $93 / 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 $91 / night

$632 / week

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from $91 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Ski barn to rent in Darfield

Canterbury Region / Darfield

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 60 mi
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
If you want a luxury getaway in quiet rural surrounds then River Retreat is for you. A delicious continental breakfast tray is provided and a super comfy bed. You can eat out or make your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. We have 10 acres next to the river and …see more

from $102 / night

$474 - $790 / week

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Vacation home in Cardrona

Otago Region / Cardrona

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
The property is set within a resort and right between Wanaka and Queenstown. It takes 20 minutes drive to Wanaka and 45 Minutes to Queenstown via Crown Range - the highest sealed road in New Zealand. Famous pub Cardrona Hotel is within 3 to 5 minutes walk and has 3 …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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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 $226 / night

$1579 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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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 $136 / night

$947 / week

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Relax in this modern, comfortable home perfect for a family holiday, couples retreat or a stay with friends. Within walking distance to cafes, restaurants, shopping and lake activities. Stunning Wanaka has much to offer the vistor throughout the year from art galleries …see more

from $245 / night

$1710 / week

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Lake Ohau Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Lake Ohau

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • 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

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Vacation apartment in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Have a ball staying in this spacious city pad just 300 metres from the main street in Dunedin and a 15 minute walk past interesting shops and cafes to the central city area. Enjoy your own entrance, plus garden and outside area. Two big bedrooms and open plan living, di …see more

from $98 / night

$527 - $1316 / week

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from $98 / night

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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
  • 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 romanti …see more

from $130 / night

$910 / week

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(24) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with golf nearby in Golden Bay

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 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

$3500 / week

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from $500 / night

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Chalet rental in Waiau

Canterbury Region / Waiau

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offers a range of self-contained holiday houses in the alpine village of Mt Lyford, North Canterbury. Unique Eco and Log Chalet accommodation all situated amongst some of the world's most breathtaking scenery, nestled in private stunning bush wit …see more

from $143 / night

$553 - $763 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

6 10 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
44 Panorama is a warm comfortable home with panoramic views overlooking Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables and Walter Peak. In one of Queenstown’s top locations the house is a 10 minute walk or a 2 minute drive to the town centre. The house happily sleeps 10 people, with a …see more

from $226 / night

$1579 - $4314 / week

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Modern stylish spacious 3 bedroom townhouse apartment with Alpine feel. Stunning mountain views, all mod cons, double garage with internal access, large sundeck overlooking lake and mountains. Wake up in paradise the perfect home away from home - 24 hour check in - Fre …see more

from $225 / night

$1428 / week

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