Where to stay around North Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,108 holiday lettings near North Island. From 5,817 Houses to 981 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near North Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Auckland Region: 1,648 holiday homes
  • Wellington: 150 holiday homes
  • Auckland City: 1,282 holiday homes
  • Bay of Islands: 351 holiday homes
  • Rotorua: 406 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in North Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Wellington: 150 holiday lettings
  • Auckland City: 1,282 holiday lettings
  • Rotorua: 406 holiday lettings
  • Waiheke Island: 469 holiday lettings
  • Paihia: 299 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to North Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in North Island are:

  • Wellington International Airport (WLG): 164 self catering accommodations
  • Masterton Airport (MRO): 105 self catering accommodations
  • Auckland Airport (AKL): 633 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in North Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in North Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,223 holiday rentals
  • Villa Maria Estate: 808 holiday rentals
  • North Shore Events Center: 1,212 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui Beach: 689 holiday rentals
  • Paraparaumu Beach: 198 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

The friendly city of North Island awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of North Island with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and local tours in this welcoming and romantic city. For a bit of culture, visit Auckland War Memorial Museum, SheepWorld or Te Papa. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Sightseeing in and around North Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes North Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mangakino Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Te Waihou Walkway (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Monavale Blueberries (21.8 mi / 35 km)
  • Hobbiton Movie Set (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Kiwi House Native Bird Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Avantidrome (22.8 mi / 36.8 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of North Island

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

  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lake Moana-Nui (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Dunham Park (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Mangakino Recreation Reserve (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Lake Karapiro (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Founders Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)