Destination guide

The adventurous area of Mapua awaits your stay

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mapua. This city has something for everyone. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Mapua

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Mapua has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kahurangi Estate (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Rabbit Island (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Greenacres Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Nelson Golf Links (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Fossil Ridge Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Nelson Fun Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mapua

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Mapua is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rabbit Island (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Tahunanui Beach Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Burrell Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Marsden Recreation Ground (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Isel Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Greenmeadows Park (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mapua

The nearest airport is in Nelson (NSN), located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mapua?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 224 holiday lettings around Mapua. From 121 houses to 43 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 Mapua? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mapua. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Little Kaiteriteri Beach: 252 holiday lettings
  • Trafalgar Park: 286 holiday lettings
  • Motueka District Museum: 363 holiday lettings
  • Kaiteriteri Beach: 252 holiday lettings
  • World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars: 291 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mapua 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 Mapua?

Yes, of course. offers 121 Houses in Mapua. Our other popular types of Mapua holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mapua?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Mapua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.