9 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Kapiti, New Zealand

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The Kapiti Coast District is a remarkable place in the island of New Zealand for its proximity to the beautiful beaches and forests. Here, you can get a healthy dose of nature so it is perfect to book for a vacation. At the same time, the place is notable for its contemporary architecture in their infrastructure so the homes here possess the same. With that, if you are planning to go for a unique vacation, this district has you covered. Get the best of both worlds – experience modern comfort while enjoying the wonders of nature. Read on to find out the best Bookabach holiday homes in Kapiti, New Zealand.

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. Spacious and peaceful home by the beach (from USD 92)

This peaceful home provides easy access to the beach as well as shops. To those who are looking for a simple yet tranquil getaway, this home should be one of your options. Accommodating up to six guests, enjoy the three bedrooms, one bathroom, full kitchen, game areas, and a spacious yard. It is a good idea for unwinding with the family – a great contrast to the usual busy life.

Stayed at this property?
65 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable for our Swedish friends and room to spread out
The bach was close to our son & daughter-in-law and had everything we needed to be self-sufficient
All the celebration was at a family member's house and it was great to go home each evening to the cosy and perfect batch
Great property was exactly as described comfortable and close to the beach
It was close to the beach and would be a great holiday retreat in the warmer months or a place to bunker down for a quiet time in the cooler months
It was clean and tidy
The queen bed was really comfy and we slept really well
Thanks Chris for sharing your lovely beach bach with us again
Property was clean and had everything needed for a holiday Thoughtful touches in the house Especially loved the games and table tennis
The reunion was a great success with fabulous weather
crockery etc was of a very good standard
We had a lovely time with all the games and space to run around
We absolutely recommend this beautiful property to friends and family but would definately book again in the future
Very clean and tidy No complaints from us
We enjoyed long walks on the beach and found we were within walking distance to every thing thing we were wanting to do
everything you need for a good stop over or long stay A good beach to walk on and dig through the driftwood
Very nice house and location to the beach lends itself to total relaxation
We used this well presented and very clean property to relax as well as a base to shop in the Otaki outlet shops and visit friends in the kapiti area on Saturday and Sunday
Great location for relaxing weekend
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2. Hip and contemporary retreat with picturesque views (from USD 113)

For those who love hip and contemporary designs, this newly renovated retreat is the perfect choice. Guests will adore the home itself and the beautiful panoramic views of the beach and the mountains all around. The place can house up to four guests. The new feature, which is the wooden deck, provides a comfortable and refreshing space to soak up the beauty of the Kapiti Island.

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56 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The furnishings are modern and super comfy
the real drawcard is the stunning view and the beach
Everything you need is provided from the nespresso machine
A wonderful stay in a very comfortable apartment
Views to die for and a beautiful modern apartment
A beautifully renovated and tastefully furnished and decorated seaside retreat
Everything was great lovely decor very comfortable bed
The apartment is lovely Bright & shiny lovely fixtures and fittings
Such a lovely and clean place with a beautiful view
My friend and I were very pleased with our accommodationgreat view very clean
the property manager was a great communicator friendly and made me feel very welcome
Felt relaxed the second we walked through the door
This is a heavenly spot right on the beach with incredible views of Kapiti Island sea and sky
The apartment is clean newly renovated and set up well
This perfect apartment has everything you need for a mini-break We visited with our two small kids over Xmas and Boxing Day and everyone had a great time A short walk over dunes takes you to an e...
Perfect views of the sea and Kapiti Island and easy access to the beach
but that really made no difference overall
fabulous views of Kapiti Island proximity to the beach and conveniently located to local amenities
everything we required very cosy beds Handy to shops and cafes and beach
I really want to bring my husband next time
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3. Luxurious coastal abode for the family (from USD 86)

Experience a unique way of coastal living through this beautiful apartment! It is spacious, it provides modern comfort, and it showcases fantastic views of the beach. What more can you ask for? Perfect for a family getaway, the property can house up to four guests. You will adore the elevated lounging area outside the home where you can admire the gorgeousness of the sea and the mountains as you relax.

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66 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Kindly provide full address name and contact no
and we even managed to pop our 6 month old down the end in the cot
Great little place with stunning views
We did find the driveway challenging and difficult to navigate with shopping and suitcases
A beautiful place to spend a relaxing weekend Brilliant view of the sea from the comfort of the couch or the huge deck
The property is beautifully furnished clean and modern
Hosts went above and beyond to make us feel welcome
Good luck with your future guests Kind regards Jane and Henry
What a beautiful view and clean well presented home Loved the welcoming touch ups
Great hosts who ensured that we were well catered for and had everything to make our stay enjoyable
Home was immaculate Thank you for the great hospitality Awesome location and views
If you are looking for a peaceful place by the sea on the Kapiti Coast
The cheese platter and bubbles were a wonderful surprise welcome gift and the view really does speak for itself
We thoroughly enjoyed our couple days away from day to day life enjoying the view -- we even saw some Orcas at sunset -- and surrounding cafes and restaurants
We visit every year for our wedding anniversary and it is such a beautiful escape from daily life
clean and tidy nice extra touches and very well looked after Great views from the balcony and an ideal base from which to explore the area Would certainly stay here again on our next visit
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4. Contemporary cottage for a large group (from USD 621)

A home that will make your jaws drop for its sheer gorgeousness will be this lovely home! Featuring contemporary living, this house is one-of-a-kind. Another great attribute of this house is the proximity to the beach! Planning on a vacation with a large group? This place can accommodate up to 22 people with ease. Here there are eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, a separate toilet, outdoor pool, and dining areas. Guests have the entire place for themselves while the space is open for the panoramic views of the beach. How awesome is that?

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182 reviews   Wifi Available
House 22 Guests 8 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 22
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
otherwise no need to leave the property as there is plenty of activity options available
There was plenty of room for all and the facilities and location were first class
The house is outstanding and perfectly situated for large group weekend away with everything you need and more
This is because our booking of 17 nearly doubled the per night cost for 8 which was a surprise for some of our guests
That said the total cost was communicated at the time of booking
The property is perfect for big groups with children and babies
All rooms were spotless with big comfortable beds and lovely decor
I am sure if we needed any help he would have been there quickly to sort out any issues
We particularly love the big dining table
Chris the owner was so friendly and helpful and made sure we knew exactly where everything was to make the most of our stay here
Beautiful property suited our family group with a wide range of ages
so we can all eat together
We enjoyed one glorious sunshiny day and one dramatic stormy day
It is right on the beach with beautiful views of Kapiti Island
Lovely pool great to be right on beachfront
The house never fails to delight
Great beachfront location with the best views very relaxing
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5. Clean and relaxing space with free breakfast (from USD 160)

Homes that will provide you with such strong holiday vibes are ones designed this way – modern amenities mixed with refreshing surroundings of everything natural. This home offers that kind of lifestyle while providing much-desired exclusivity. The space is huge so having thirteen guests here would not be a problem. The vacation home includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms, grill, spacious lawn area, and lounging areas. What’s more? Places for activities in the area will just take a few minutes of walking from here!

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139 reviews   Wifi Available
House 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The owners have thought of everything
The large bach with four bedrooms and multiple beds suited our committee really well for a retreat
The kids loved having there own space and the bikes were an added bonus
The fireplace was a real plus on the cold winter nights as well Thanks
For us we had a car and the location was great Not far to the town of Waikanae
It was clean and tidy and pet friendly
Communication with the owner was very good and instructions comprehensive but very clear
Child friendly rumpus room came in very handy as weather let us down
The owner is really helpful and thinks of everything
wood burner heats all the rooms tons of extra blankets hot water bottles if needed Toys books
The owner was very pleasant and helpful to deal with
Beautiful house that suited the needs of our group perfectly Amazing location
The location - 5 minutes walk from the beach and 50 minutes drive into Wellington
We loved the location near the beach
we went to every day and a short drive to Nga Manu Bird Sanctuary
Loved everything about this property
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6. Modern home at the shore (from USD 152)

Get the best views of the sea at shoreline in this fantastic vacation home! Bask in the amazing views as you lounge in the front yard facing the beach with a glass of wine during sunset. The house provides modern comfort so it has everything you need. It is also spacious since it can accommodate up to six people. With three bedrooms, one bathroom, and kitchen all furnished with that modern look, you will surely adore this place.

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214 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our three children (aged 11 8 and 6)
welcoming Loved a the bottle of real milk in the fridge
comfortable beds warm fire and topped off with a beautiful outlook of Kapiti
Loved the batch was super cosy and had everything we needed Helpful having portable and high chair for a baby
This was one of our favourite HomeAway bookings
the property clean beautifully situated and bathed in afternoon sunshine
Lovely location and comfy stay Clean and tidy with everything we needed Great to be able our little dog too
the owner flexible accommodating and commmunicative
A wonderful host who was available for queries
Incredible property with mind blowing views & access to beach A warm & inviting bach with so many thoughtful & creative touches
Comms easy to book
decor all perfect for a beach side property
A great location peaceful yet
The location is perfect with amazing views of Kapiti
Absolutely loved this property Out of this world views spotlessly clean gorgeous linen and lots of special touches everywhere
right on the beach but still felt private and quiet And close to cafes and shops if you need those too Hoping for a second visit soon
Wonderful location and very comfortable Loved being able to access the beach so easily - the kids loved it
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7. Fabulous getaway home near the beach (from USD 74)

Feel renewed with this contemporary home hidden at the forest near the beach! Be in style with the fantastic architecture of Wellington and live with modern comfort amongst the trees. With a kitchenette with grill, one bedroom, one bathroom, and ergonomic lounging area, the property can accommodate up to four guests. Be delighted with this beautiful house as the ultimate escapade by the beach.

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188 reviews  
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
If you like to cook the kitchen is well stocked with excellent cookware
Our only regret was that the weather was not fine enough to sit outside
Cosy and warm batch Very easy and comfortable place to stay
and has everything you need for a cosy stay Great wood burner with plenty of dry firewood fully equipped kitchen and comfy bed
We loved the decks that felt like they were in the tree
Very well equipped property with 2 decks sheltered from the wind
and they were very understanding and helpful
Lovely property Small yet cosy Great communication from owner
Host answered my questions promptly would stay here again
Lovely bush covered property sheltered from prevailing winds Very well kept Melling & Morse designed holiday home
The house is tucked away in a beautiful location
It lets in a lot of light but is also surrounded by vegetation creating a very relaxing atmosphere And is has everything you need -
We enjoyed our stay here and found it very relaxing Just a short walk to the beach
Wonderful last minute booking for this bach Needed a long weekend away
lovely listening to the sea great stay
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8. Beautiful and contemporary home with fantastic views (from USD 138)

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a picturesque view of the ocean that you can admire from the bedroom? This holiday home offers this and more – it is steps away from the beach and the glass windows enable panoramic views of the sea! The place is renovated to suit modern needs and it can house up to six people. Amenities include three bedrooms, two bathrooms, internet, cable, washer with dryer, television, kitchen, and awesome lounging areas. From here, you can easily enjoy swimming at the beach! Enjoy a glass of wine with a loved one as you lounge at the terrace during sunset.

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Paekakariki, Paekakariki, NZ
79 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing facilities and super incredible master bed room view/stay
the house was clean and tidy with very comfortable pillows and nice bedding
the hosts are very generous and kindly
we had some troubles to contact the property owner but customer support centre helped us
very helpful owners that go the extra mile to make your stay memorable
nice place close to the sea thanks
girls night away what a great place to spend it
bonus is having fisherman's table in walking distance too - can't beat that
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9. Simply beautiful house with garden (from USD 141)

A lovely home surrounded by lush gardens would give you a sweet and unforgettable vacation! Situated near the Waikanae Beach, the holiday home provides comfort and delightful facilities. The amenities included in the beautiful house are four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a modern kitchen, and dining area. All around the spacious home lies lush gardens with different plants like shrubs, flowers, and trees. There is also an outdoor lounging area at the garden, great for those who want to bask in nature. Note that the beach is just walking distance from here!

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163 reviews   Wifi Available
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Tidy comfortable everything needed for a nice holiday
Everything you need and more and walking distance to the beach Very comfortable for two families of four with loads of space
We had everything we needed - the house was really well equipped Beds so comfortable - very important
Comfortable spaces warm and cosy with a fantastic sun room
Lovely place to stay Beautifully equipped Very comfortable
Maybe that can be remedied soon
Large section that was immaculate house was super spacious and perfectly presented
Very spacious with clean presentation and well equipped throughout
A wonderful holiday home with a great indoor outdoor flow
Dealing with Diane was so easy - she was prompt and v
Diane's home is lovely clean and cosy
very tidy and clean accomadation Nice and close to the beach walking distance
We had 8 4 adults 4 kids - there is plenty to keep the kids busy - the garage is full of fun games and bikes - all bonuses
There is a beautiful beach and cafe in walking distance
House was amazing for a group of 6 adults Close to beach and lovely local cafes
We enjoyed the walking distance to the beach cafe and takeaway shop
Great place with lots for sun Real beach feel in a great location
The children loved the section with places to explore Thanks
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Beauty of nature and comfort at your reach

Here in the peaceful local district of Kapiti, New Zealand, you will feel delighted if you are looking for a getaway that brings significant contrast to the usual city life. At the same time, you do not have to worry thinking about sacrificing modern-day comforts with these contemporary homes! A good suggestion to take to heart is that guests should take advantage of the glamorous views by simply lounging at the outdoor facilities. Take a nature walk or go cycling! There is so much to absorb and wonderful memories to make right here.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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