Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Hastings

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Hastings. This city's beaches, riverfront and local tours draw many visitors. Napier Beach and National Aquarium of New Zealand are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Hastings

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hastings a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aquarium of New Zealand (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Splash Planet (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Golflands (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Hastings Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Black Barn Vineyards (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Te Mata Estate (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hastings

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hastings. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Napier Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Bluff Hill Domain Lookout (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Cape Kidnappers (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Cornwall Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Frimley Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Te Mata Peak (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hastings

Fly into Napier (NPE-Hawke's Bay), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hastings?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 237 holiday lettings around Hastings. From 122 houses to 33 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hastings? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hastings. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Westerman's Building: 325 holiday lettings
  • Hawke's Bay Opera House: 325 holiday lettings
  • Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital: 323 holiday lettings
  • Hawke's Bay Exhibition Centre: 325 holiday lettings
  • Splash Planet: 324 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hastings listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hastings?

Yes, of course. offers 122 Houses in Hastings. Our other popular types of Hastings holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 44 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hastings?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Hastings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.