Destination guide

The friendly area of Anakiwa awaits your stay

The island views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Anakiwa. Revered for its spas, restaurants and bird watching, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Anakiwa

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Anakiwa a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • EcoWorld Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Johanneshof Cellars (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • St Clair Winery (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Hunter's Winery (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wairau River (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Anakiwa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Anakiwa is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Okiwa Bay (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Momorangi Bay (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kenepuru Sounds (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Picton Foreshore (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Mabel Island (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Anakiwa

Fly into Picton (PCN), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), which is 17.3 mi (27.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Anakiwa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings around Anakiwa. From 71 Houses to 14 Flats, 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 Anakiwa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Anakiwa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mabel Island: 157 holiday lettings
  • Nelson Square: 162 holiday lettings
  • Picton Harbour: 161 holiday lettings
  • Highfield Estate: 101 holiday lettings
  • Picton War Memorial: 160 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Anakiwa listed on HomeAway 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 Anakiwa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 71 Houses in Anakiwa. Our other popular types of Anakiwa holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Anakiwa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Anakiwa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.