Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tairua, New Zealand - Updated 2023

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Tairua is a perfect base for exploring New Zealand’s unspoiled natural beauty. From the forests to the beach, you have an array of attractions to discover. Challenge yourself by climbing Mount Paku and you will be rewarded with breathtaking landscape views in the middle of nature. Apart from the beautiful scenery, forests in the region offer great camping opportunities. You’re also at liberty to engage in a variety of water sports activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, and swimming on the local beaches. Try out regional foods such as hangi and kina in the excellent local food joints as well. Other than that, the picturesque holiday destination is endowed with leading accommodation options such as vacation rentals or Bookabach holiday homes in Tairua. Keep reading for more information about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Tairua, New Zealand.

1. Spacious family-friendly house (from USD 97)

Wake up to the beautiful sunrise in this three-bedroom house that’s warm and filled with natural light. It’s fully fenced for your privacy and security. It comes with large windows that treat you to unobstructed hills and water views. Aside from having space that allows kids to run around the house, there are numerous toys to keep them entertained. A walking distance from the facility, you will find excellent cafes and supermarkets that you can visit for food. Also, the property can accommodate a family or group of not more than eight people. There are board games, Wi-Fi, and a simple but well-stocked kitchen as well.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
78 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great set up bedding common areas and outdoor areas to chill
great outlook comfortable clean tidy and well equipped kitchen
the rooms were clean beds were comfy and the kitchen was great
tidy and clean and the host was very nice and sweet
the house is very clean warm and filled with light
karyn is an amazing host
the host was outstanding and always responded immediately for any questions we had
karyn is a great host
great spot and a host who has thought of everything
everything we wanted - karen was a wonderful host
what a wonderful place to get away to
such a great spot this place is the perfect location for families
great location and great hosts
tairua was made so special by staying so close to the water
it is in a great locations close to shops and bars and right on the water
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2. Comfortable guesthouse for two people (from USD 106)

Though small and furnished with a minimalist style, this Tairua accommodation on Airbnb did not compromise its comfort and relaxation. You’ll find it hard to stay inside the facility as the area around it is endowed with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities.

In addition, the guesthouse is a great spot for exploring Tairua and its environs. Prior to your stay, you’ll be in contact with welcoming and responsive hosts. Upon arrival, you’ll have Wi-Fi for web browsing and a well-stocked kitchen at your disposal.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
128 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great shower pressure & underfloor heating in the bathroom
it’s spacious comfortable light and nicely decorated
the kitchen has everything you’d need and the space outside has a nice view to the inlet
the kitchen is fully equipped comfortable bed and stunning location
the place is finished to such a high standard and we had such a comfortable stay
very clean stylish & tranquil
fabulous place super clean and comfortable
the house is clean tidy and very spacious
fantastic place very clean and nice touches throughout
cosy clean private and self-contained with a full kitchen
lovely space and fabulous hosts
russ and kay were great hosts
hosts were very friendly and hospitable
kay & russ are outstanding hosts
kay and russ were great hosts
great location within walking distance to restaurants etc
a perfect location for a break away in the coromandel
it is in a great location within walking distance of the town centre
a short walk to town and all round just a great place
kay’s place is walking distance to the main street and lovely and peaceful
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3. Stylish guest suite with a modern kitchenette (from USD 103)

Recharge your batteries and rest in this beautiful and private guest suite. To access it, you will have to use an independent entrance. Take advantage of the facility’s patio and well-maintained lawn and admire the incredible sunset and harbor views. You can also use the two locations for bird watching since the area is frequented by a variety of native birds. Inside, you have games such as scrabble to keep you entertained. A contemporary and open-plan kitchen with high-quality pantry items, utensils, and appliances such as a toaster, a refrigerator, and an oven awaits you. In addition, tea, coffee, and milk will be provided.

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Tairua, New Zealand
54 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is even better than the photos can show
the view from the apartment is stellar and relaxing
pull out bed was novel and comfortable
they also turned on the heater prior to our arrival and baked us fresh cookies
however sue and wayne welcomed us with big smiles a warm apartment and thoughtful touches
immaculately clean with luxurious bathroom
their ground floor apartment had a beautiful outlook and was very clean and modern
ultra modern and clean with everything you could possibly need for a relaxing stay
it was just wonderful the place was clean and tidy and the bedroom was spacious for our portacot
the bathroom is spacious with lovely soft clean towels underfloor heating and a modern power shower
very hospitable and helpful hosts
wayne and sue are fantastic hosts who really look after you and provide additional touches
friendly helpful hosts with good communication
super friendly and helpful hosts a true five star experience all around
wayne and sue are the perfect hosts and the accommodation is first class
location is perfectly remote with just a few minutes drive to the beach or to town
an amazing location with such welcoming hosts
a wonderful place to get away
perfect location with superb views
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4. Beautiful and spacious house (from USD 301)

This four-bedroom house that can sleep up to eight people is perfect for a relaxing vacation. Plus, it’s fully equipped for a long-term stay. Other than that, the house is situated in a quiet area close to the beach, shops, food joints, and other local establishments. You will have a nice outdoor area with a large deck and a picnic table that’s ideal for a barbecue. To add to the house’s charm, it has large sliding windows that let in ample natural light, an attentive and responsive host, and a well-stocked kitchen.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean and comfortable with good views good neighbours and close to town
house was spacious clean and well equipped for our stay as a family
gina was awesome to deal with she communicated with me quickly and she was super friendly and helpful
great place - everything we needed and gina was super helpful with local suggestions for us
great spot in a great location
really spacious and great location
lovely place in a great location
also close to all the main tourist attractions and town area
great place for a family holiday
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5. Two-bedroom house with stunning sea views

Enjoy comfort and peace of mind while staying in this sparkling clean house. Since it close to the sea, you will hear the sounds of waves crashing on the shore from the facility. You’re also treated to magnificent sunrise and sea views from the house’s windows and two spacious decks. Stargazing from the decks is a thrilling activity that you must try. Other features of the vacation rental include free on-site parking and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Tairua, New Zealand
161 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a number of heaters and blankets are provided for the winter months which was appreciated
great views and super comfortable beds
cute and comfortable place with a stunning view
just as it seems in the listing - gorgeous view and comfortable spacious living space
during stay at this sea view apartment our experience was very good quite and comfortable
very clean and comfortable
nice simple clean and nicely styled
the house itself is extremely clean with modern styling really cosy and warm in winter
the house was spotless and the facilities were excellent
it was a clean place really well located and of course a million dollars view
lovely touches by the owners
thank you for being great hosts
hosts were very responsive and helpful
hosts were very communicative and helpful
wonderful hosts very accommodating highly recommend
great property in great location
really beautiful location loved our stay
loved the location and great local tips
a fabulous house in a beautiful location
close to great places to eat and close to both the beach and estuary
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6. Small apartment with a separate entrance (from USD 66)

For a private getaway near great attractions in Tairua, you should reside in this apartment. It’s a great spot for unwinding and exploring the surrounding areas. Other than that, the apartment is in a peaceful and quiet location with stunning water views. With its tiny space, it can comfortably sleep a maximum of two people. To access the property, you will have to use a private entrance, ensuring your safety and personal space. Some appliances at your disposal include a sandwich maker, a fridge, and a DVD player. Use the hammock in the private deck to read a book or watch the sun go do during your free time.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
204 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy and nice view prepared food for us and coffee
a great studio with excellent facility and stunning views
the view from the lovely little apartment was amazing
julia and her partner made us very welcome in their very comfortable home
there was everything you need along with great supplies for breakfast
a very neat clean tidy place to stay
very clean and friendly hosts
super clean comprehensive kitchen
this is a wonderful place to stay clean and comfortable with everything you need to make your stay perfect
the apartment is generously appointed with everything you need and is sparkling clean
lovely hosts very accommodating
generous & gracious hosts
amazing hospitality such great hosts and an awesome spot to stay
lovely private apartment with friendly hosts and lots of little touches which make a difference
super nice host and we had a super great time here
it’s perfectly situated only a short walk from town
great location about 5 minute walk into the village with shops & restaurants
great place to stay beautiful location and easy to get to town
wow great little place short walk down to the village for dinner
the location is stunning garden lovely
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7. Lovely riverfront guest suite (from USD 84)

Relax and unwind in a beautiful natural setting while staying in this two-bedroom guest suite that can sleep up to four people. It’s set right by the river and ideal for anyone looking for peace and quiet in Tairua. Sit on the outdoor deck after lunch and indulge in bird watching. There are numerous walking trails around the facility that you can explore as well. Prepare food to your liking in the well-stocked kitchen and use the free and unlimited Wi-Fi for web browsing.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
213 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the generous breakfast supplies came in handy
we had a lovely stay the rooms were perfect and the setting backing into the river was fantastic
we had breakfast included which was a nice surprise
the beds were comfortable
very comfortable unit with all you need
very clean and well equipped
janet's place is very clean and well presented
janets place is clean and in a very quiet peaceful setting
they are really friendly and the house was really clean and homely
we would highly recommend janets accommodation to all - very nice and quiet place clean and friendly
the hosts were friendly and knowledgeable
lovely place with lovely hosts
friendly hosts and great space
lovely hosts and beautiful peaceful spot
they were extremely sincere friendly kind and patient towards us
a great location a peaceful setting
good location for exploring the area
such a relaxing a lovely location highly recommend
the location is amazing- so tranquil and peaceful
the location is very private and lovely
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8. Conveniently located one-bedroom guesthouse

This warm and cozy guesthouse has sufficient space for two people. It’s found in a central location close to eateries, shops, and the beach. With a private and serene garden at your disposal, you have a nice spot where you can enjoy meals. As you need to move in and out of the facility with ease, you’ll have your own separate entrance that prevents you from disturbing others or being disturbed. Overall, this is a nice home for the weekend.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
204 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was clean and wifi was working perfectly
comfortable place to stay
very clean and tidy
kept very clean and tidy
clean convenient and easy great spot
a very clean and comfortable studio with all the necessities
super comfortable and clean 10/10 would recommend
john was a great host
john was a very helpful and friendly host
the hosts were great both friendly and helpful
the owners are very nice and discreet
it is well equipped also and the host was very nice
great location 5 minutes walk from shop and close to beach
great location and very comfy
fab little place in a great location
great location for all the local sights
great place very accomodating and walking distance to restaurants
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9. Small yet cozy guest suite

This lovely one-bedroom guest suite is a quiet and private space to relax and unwind. It’s an ideal vacation rental for two people. Inside, you’ll find a small kitchenette with an oven, a microwave, a fridge, and other appliances for light cooking. If you enjoy surfing the Internet, you can have access to Wi-Fi. There’s also a TV to keep up with the latest shows and documentaries.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
92 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of books tv good wifi
the wifi works great it’s walking distance to main street and on a nice quiet street
kitchen space is a bit small but ok
place was clean and comfortable
nice place clean and well designer
the space was clean and had everything that we needed
house is so clean love the setting of the house
nice clean one bedroom apartment in their house with separate entrance
the hosts were friendly and helpful
really friendly and helpful hosts
very hospitable and outgoing hosts who were very helpful
jane was a great host and provided excellent recommendations of the surrounding area
jane was kind enough to let us check in early and made sure we were comfortable
what a cute little town - just a short walk away from the house
well located and great value for money
great location no traffic noise and only 4 mins drive to beach
super close to the town and the bed is really comfy
lovely accomodation in a beautiful location
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10. Modern two-bedroom guest suite with Wi-Fi

Make this contemporary guest suite your home away from home while visiting Tairua. For your entertainment, the vacation rental comes supplied with board games, books, and a TV. Use the dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi to work or study remotely as well. That aside, the guest suite is a five-minute walk to the beach and town center, adding to its charm. Apart from being conveniently located, it’s situated in a community with friendly and helpful neighbors.

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Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand
121 reviews  
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s amazing with top quality amenities comfortable beds and a spacious feel
the beds were super comfortable and all the necessities including a fridge microwave and kettle were readily available
has everything you need and very comfortable (and warm- we stayed in winter)
board games television and books available as entertainment
the place had everything we needed and beds were very comfortable
very clean and tidy space
gorgeous clean and comfortable place to stay
warm cosy and sparkling clean
comfortable beds and spotlessly clean
clean and comfortable beds and very spacious and arty place
belinda is a very welcoming host
belinda was an awesome host
belinda was a great host
host is very responsive
she was very helpful with our extra requests
great place in a great location
really good location as close to beach and town
great location in a sweet little town
good location not too far from the shops
great stay :) beautiful location
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Learn more about the captivating Tairua

Among the numerous holiday destinations in New Zealand, Tairua prides itself in welcoming numerous tourists for generations now. This is because of the charming attractions to explore and awesome things to do in Tairua. Stop by the town whenever you’re in New Zealand and create fun memories. Don’t forget to find the perfect home to complete your vacation.

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