8 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Alexandra, New Zealand

Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 
Contributing Writer
| 6 min read

Alexandra is a quiet town located on the south island of New Zealand. Being built in the junction between two rivers, the town is rich in natural beauty and is surrounded by picturesque hills all around. Some of the most popular destinations in Alexandra include the historic bridge, the river banks, and the Clyde Dam. You can also visit Wakatipu Lake, which is just an hour’s drive away, in Queensland. There are plenty of cycling and hiking paths you can also take if you are more adventurous. It is worth noting, however, that public transport is sparse in Alexandra, so it is recommended that you rent your own car. Traveling to this picturesque town soon? We’ve selected the 10 best Bookabach holiday homes in Alexandra, just for you - read on to learn more about them!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. A mountain-view villa with a vineyard (from USD 128)

Located just north of Alexandra, this mountain villa is the ideal location for your next great adventure with the family! With five bedrooms and two baths, the villa can easily accommodate as many as nine of you and your loved ones. The villa also features modern comforts such as a spacious living area, cable TV, Wi-Fi access, and a fully-equipped kitchen, where you can prepare and enjoy your own meals. Once you’re ready to see the great outdoors, you can enjoy activities such as mountain biking, trekking, boating, or even water skiing at the nearby Lake Dunstan, just minutes away from the villa!

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43.64 km (27.2 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
155 reviews   Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
A spacious well appointed home
loved the inside of the house and some guests said would return for just the shower opening the curtains to the view from master in the morning was stunningI would recommend to anyone who wanted a ...
Our six year old loved the frogs singing in the pond at night and seeing the hawks battling the magpies over a magpie nest in a tree nearby
Everything you want in a peaceful private holiday
A beautiful comfortable property in a wonderful location with stunning views
The available facilities are very good and the house is very clean
very large super equipped and very clean house
Views were amazing and property was A+
Beautiful home and lovely hosts Highly recommend Stayed for our wedding over weekend and the boys got some great photos while getting ready there
Home was so tidy and had everything we needed and more
Overall would definitely stay again and host very quick to respond to queries 10 out of 10
I have no words to explain how beautiful the house and the view were
The only thing I could suggest is that a mattress topper such as a foam one could be made available as the bed was firm rather than on the soft side
Great value and location Have stayed here multiple times
We found the location perfect for morning coffee in Clyde or Alex bike rides on the Cycle Trail and exploring around Central Otago
One of the best property I stayed and views were wonderful
House has everything you need close to both Clyde and Alexandra but set in a remote and peacefully setting Property manager was great and the property was as described
Excellent spacious property in a great location
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2. A lovely lodge for six (from USD 85)

If you want a place with a scenic view of Alexandra, this premium lodge is one of the best you’ll find. Up to six guests can sleep comfortably in the villa’s two bedrooms. The villa also features a spacious lounge, with plenty of chairs, a large TV, heating, and Internet access. The fully equipped kitchen is available for you to prepare any meal, with basics like a fridge, microwave, and oven, at your disposal. Other amenities, like Wi-Fi access, parking, and children’s equipment are also available. And, being located in a vineyard just outside of Alexandra, you can enjoy great views of the vineyard and all the surrounding hills and fields right from the villa!

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Alexandra, Central Otago, NZ
44.46 km (27.7 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
75 reviews  
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
perfectly clean and tastefully decorated
super clean cosey bach and friendly
spacious clean relaxing accommodation
really well kept and clean
owners warm and friendly
we chose this property also because of its proximity to many of the central otago attractions
we enjoyed visiting the vineyards nearby and doing the bike ride that goes close by
slightly rural but still easy 40 minute walk to alexandra along the river
beautiful outlook lovely river walk at the doorstep
great place to stay and well recommendedrgds mark
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3. Historic brick cottage outside of Alexandra (from USD 86)

This late 1800s brick cottage is a treat if you’d like to see what it’s like to stay in an old-world home. It is a 20-minute drive away from Alexandra and Clyde, giving it a very convenient location. With two bedrooms and a private bath, the house has all the modern-day features to keep you and three of your loved ones comfortable during your stay. Comforts like a heater, TV, fireplace, and washer for laundry. The kitchen is also well equipped, with a fridge, stove, microwave, and coffee maker, so you can make simple meals. Outside, the patio provides a space to relax, and a pretty flower garden tops off the list of things that make this house such a charm.

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56.49 km (35.1 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
85 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a cosy and comfortable stay here with everything you need
Lovely quaint historic cottage fully equipped
We appreciated the washing machine and top notch appliances
Very comfortable quaint home in a wonderful location
Great location crib full of character clean and cosy
The cottage is rustic and quaint but very clean and comfortable and well appointed
Great cottage with a wonderful host
warm and very historic We had a lovely time there Loved the warm wood fire too
Great holiday home in a lovely garden setting Would recommend
Arrived late afternoon to a warm cottage
Cute wee cottage wonderful property perfect for a weekend getaway
Great location for visiting Central Otago Enjoyed two evening meals at the local hotel and the darts and quiz night
Great location for visiting Central Otago Enjoyed two evening meals at the local hotel and the darts and quiz night
Best spot in Ophir A bundle of cuteness
A very cute little old cottage right in the centre of historic Ophir
Historic Ophir is a great place to spend some time
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4. A unique yurt in rural Alexandra (from USD 67)

This Mongolian yurt is a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your partner, especially for a romantic holiday. The interior is roomy, with a large bed for two inside, and is garnished with plenty of mood lighting. There are also other comforts inside, like chairs, tables, and even a heater for the colder months. There is also a kitchen equipped with a fridge, utensils, and a stove available for use. However, it is located in a separate cottage, along with the bathroom. In addition to all these comforts, you’re sure to love the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape outside, and the view of the stars at night. The yurt is a 20-minute drive from Alexandra, so you won’t be too far away from the town proper.

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46.99 km (29.2 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
81 reviews  
bungalow 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The yurt is very cosy and kitchen/eating area has everything you need
the yurt was so comfortable
This is an absolutely beautiful space: light airy spacious in the day; warm relaxing cosy in the evening
It was peaceful with all the amenities that we needed The communication with Kate was excellent Hope to stay again sometime :-)
Some complicated stuff with water supply and disposal of
The yurt is beautifully kept and toasty warm
We had an instruction sheet that informed us how to operate everything
Great communication with hosts Will be back
Fantastic Peaceful secluded and very comfortable
The Yurt was a fantastic tranquil and peaceful spot Heavy rain one day but thoroughly comfortable warm and dry Very well set up with everything you could need Close to Alex or Chatto Creek (had a...
Awesome stay here Restful and most of all unique Warm cosy and very comfy bed
Great location close to Alexandra but out far enough to be peaceful and undisturbed
Unique property in fantastic location
The property is lovely Nice and private without being too far away from the township
If your looking for private space peace and quiet and a place to totally chill and relax in comfort then this is a property is perfect
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5. A great home for four (from USD 98)

If you want a relaxing stay for your family vacation, this house is just for you! The house features a single bedroom, with plush beds that can accommodate up to four of you and your loved ones. There are two bathrooms to keep everyone fresh all day. You get plenty of room amenities like Wi-Fi access, microwave, fridge, TV, and even parking. You can also avail of a continental breakfast if you want to start your day right. Outside, you can chill by the pond side, play around in the open fields, or even hit one of the nature trails nearby. Located just north of Alexandra, near the aerodrome, this house is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Alexandra, Alexandra, NZ
41.73 km (26.0 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
20 reviews  
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable two double bedrooms
Very quiet private and immacualtely presented
The views are spectacular and the bed is very comfortable
If you want to do your own cooking there is only a microwave and a Weber BBQ
A wonderful cosy little place with everything we needed Would recommend to everyone
it is new and fresh and tastefully decorated
The accommodation was clean and welcoming
Very clean and tidy cosy too
We booked both rooms and these were equally perfect
modern bathrooms gorgeous views with added extra of a nice outdoor deck area Tastefully decorated and hosts that are extremely friendly and helpful Looking forward to our return trip in a few da...
The views were beautifully relaxing particularly while sat outside with a wine
We both had wonderful comfortable beds great showers/bathrooms and we loved the soft carpets
Lovely stay very peaceful beautifully furnished comfy bed
well furnished and with good en suite facilities
The location is lovely and peaceful
A great location very relaxing Very much enjoyed our time
Cosy comfortable and convenient 3 day stay in a peaceful picturesque rural environment
Perfect central location for being able to see a wide area of Otago Close enough to make easy trips to Queenstown Arrowtown Wanaka Dunedin and the local wineries including Bannockburn
New fresh beautifully presentedIdeal peaceful setting
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6. Quiet and luxurious stay in Alexandra (from USD 83)

With three bedrooms and two baths, the home can readily accommodate a group or family of up to six members! The home is furnished with modern, stylish pieces and equipped with amenities including a washer and dryer, a fireplace, air conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi access to ensure that guests enjoy a comfortable stay. The home is also surrounded by a beautiful garden and is just a short walk from a number of hiking trails and a boat ramp. It is worth noting, however, that although the owner allows younger babies to stay at the home, the owner may use their discretion to either permit or disallow school-aged children to stay in the home. This luxurious home would be best for families with older children or groups of adults.

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47.05 km (29.3 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
72 reviews   Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

7. Stunning apartment near Central Otago (from USD 117)

This stunning apartment boasts modern comforts and contemporary style! The apartment’s two bedrooms can comfortably sleep two to three guests each, making the home ideal for small families or groups of up to five. There is a private bath, stocked with hygiene essentials, to help guests keep fresh and clean. The entire home is not only beautifully decorated, but also comes with comforts such as cable TV, Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning, central heating, and an outdoor pool! Located close to Central Otago, the home is also just a stone’s throw away from Alexandra’s most popular haunts, including some wineries and a movie theater. It is important to note, however, that the apartment is only accessible through a flight of stairs, so this may not be ideal for the elderly or those with walking difficulty.

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Alexandra, Alexandra, NZ
47.41 km (29.5 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
23 reviews  
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Plenty of room for two couples comfortable beds
Loved the view of the hills the proximity to town and the park
Not only is it modern warm comfortable private and extremely clean with everything you could possibly need - it is also located next to the park with riverside
The clock view apartment is a delightful place to stay
It's a modern apartment with everything you need for a very comfortable stay
The apartment is beautifully furnished and impeccably clean
Lovely clean accommodation - can't fault
Lovely well equipped property which was very clean and tidy Nice and quiet with a great view
Sue and her husband were so welcoming and even gave us fresh raspberries from their garden
Simplistic clean modern comfortable relaxing
adjacent to a park with river and hill views
walks and within a very easy walk to the centre of Alexandra
We loved the convenient location of the apartment
It's centrally located in Alexandra but
Stayed three nights and loved every minute there
A great location for Alexandra township
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8. Vineyard home ideal for the holidays (from USD 123)

This is a charming stay located in a vineyard just north of Alexandra. The three-bedroom house has enough sleeping space for six guests. The kitchen is fully equipped, with all the appliances and even a large counter to prepare more elaborate meals. The living and dining areas are filled with large furniture, from plush couches to stocked cabinets, and is graced with the presence of a large TV. Other features include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi access, a washer, a wood stove, and car parking. Outside, the views from the place are beautiful, especially during the winter months when the hills are covered in snow.

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45.76 km (28.5 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
20 reviews   Wifi Available
guest house 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The accommodation offered everything we needed and more
Had a wonderful time thank you
Wonderful surroundings incredibly quiet area Very comfortable place to stay couldn't have asked for better met
Very quiet clean and comfortable cottage set in a vineyard on the hill above Alexandra Lovely vistas from the front of the property over the vineyards to the hills beyond
young and older thought this was the top stay of our South Island
The location was perfect for us with a small child as we could let him enjoy the outdoors without worries about traffic
They property is very well maintained and very comfortable
The owner was very kind and helpfull
all of our needs Will definitely recommend to anyone going to Alexandra
Hosts were so friendly & helpful Would go back in a heartbeat
He enjoyed seeing the sheep and seeing an occasional rabbit
Brilliant place loved it Very spacious and comfortable Lovely rugs and carpets Location stunning in vineyard with views and walks Highly recommend
We really liked this comfortable spacious accommodation and the grapes were just about to be harvested and were scrumptious
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Alexandra, your next getaway in the South Island

With its scenic hills, fields, and rivers, one might think that the town of Alexandra was lifted straight from a fairy tale! This picturesque town would be perfect for your next getaway - whether you want to unwind and just bask in the beauty of nature, or enjoy the most exciting outdoor activities, you’re sure to have a wonderful stay in Alexandra!

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