10 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Paihia, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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In the northern corner of the north New Zealand island, lies the tourist town of Paihia in the Bay of Islands. The main attractions here are swimming with the dolphins in the bay and also taking small boat trips around the various little islands, making Paihia a really popular destination. This little town offers all the necessary tourist attractions and seems an ideal choice to be your base while you explore the whole area! The team of Trip 101 has listed for you the 10 best accommodation options among the Bookabach holiday homes in the area, so that you may find the one that suits you most. Use our guide and find the best Bookabach holiday homes in Paihia, New Zealand. Do I hear you packing already for Paihia?

1. Family rental next to the beach (from USD 245)

This two-level house is a perfect choice for a big family holiday. The house has parking for three cars, but once you arrive you won’t need it again. Everything is in within walking distance. The beach is just across the road. The town of Paihia is only five minutes’ away. Right next to the house is one of Paihia’s best seafood restaurant. And afterward, you can enjoy a drink while staring at the view from the perfect bar on the first floor.

Bayswater, Waterfront Paihia, Bay of Islands
33 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
everything 4 couples needed for 3 nights ( or more )
its large with plenty of seating
Perfectly situated close to town
Great location with a restaurant in front and walking distance to Paihia Ideal for family/friends group with four bedrooms with queen/double beds and three bathrooms but can easily sleep more A...
every morning I would open the sliding door & you could smell the sand/sea water beautiful view from the balcony 5 mins walk to the township
The place is very spacious with nice clean rooms for everyone
Spotlessly clean beds all had crisp white sheets with towels and soap
We loved the bar 4 bathrooms in all
we took full advantage of the BBQ both days The owner was very friendly as well
well set out house very good for holidays close to shops beach and wharf
Fabulous location and great size for our group Nice being set back off the main road too
The kitchen was well laid out and extremely well equipped Outdoor seating for everyone and nice comfy lounge seating inside
Lovely very spacious batch with a great deck
5 mins drive to Waitangi
It is in a prime location and consequently access to Paihia Village and all that it has to offer is only a few foot steps away
As we were 8 adults travelling in 2 cars it was very convenient Parking for both cars and also walking distance to the shops
Bayswater is ideally situated in central Paihia
What a beautiful setting Loved sitting out on the deck
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2. One-bedroom private apartment near the beach (from USD 175)

This luxurious apartment has a unique set of furniture and is very comfortable. The area is private and from the apartment, there is direct access to the beach. Right next to the property there are two day spas and several wineries that work also as restaurants. This is an ideal option for a romantic getaway under the sun and pampering yourselves with some wine and a day at the spa.

La Sassa - Ocean Front Luxury Accommodation
54 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
It was equipped with everything we needed and felt like a home away from home
The Bach we stayed in had everything needed for basic catering and living
Great position for an easy walk in to town with a beautiful view over the estuary to
Very comfortable spacious accommodation
The view from the balcony is wonderful & location ideal
Very clean and comfortable Awesome location
was magical and relaxing The host of the Bach was very friendly and helpful and the Bach was always cleaned and tidied
We also appreciated the thoughtful extra touches and quick response to any of our requests
Loved the property & Bev & Kevin were great hosts
We were there during the recent storm and it was great to sit and watch the huge waves over towards Waitangi
We were there during the recent storm and it was great to sit and watch the huge waves over towards Waitangi
An easy walk to the waterfront & restaurants
There is a supermarket right around the corner
There is a supermarket right around the corner
The property is a short walk either way to the restaurants and shops of Paihia or to Waitangi
The property is a short walk either way to the restaurants and shops of Paihia or to Waitangi
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3. Bach with large sunny decks (from USD 205)

This three-bedroom house has all the equipment necessary to make you feel at home and to relax and enjoy your holidays. The sunny decks have an unobstructed view of the Bay and you can enjoy your coffee or meals on them. Suitable for four to six persons, this house aims to comfort you and gives you a peaceful surrounding. Various restaurants, shops, and beaches are within walking distance, proving the house’s unique location. Just be aware, you need to book for at least three nights at any time and for at least seven nights during high season!

Vista del Mar - with extensive sea views
33 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
Light airy open plan living space
The beds were so comfy and the shower was amazing
quiet bedrooms that can be closed off from the living / kitchen area heaps of amenity
The location is great with stunning views from the large floor to ceiling windows in living area
The three bedrooms and two baths were nice
views and facilities which surpassed our expectations
We walked into town most days
Absolutely fantastic views and great windows and deck to enjoy them
Fantastic house with beautiful views over the harbour a gorgeous home away from home with all the extras would love to stay again sometime it suited the 5 of us
fabul property with views to die for
Grand vistas of the sea better than anticipated Quality furnishings
The view is spectacular and the house is easy walking distance to Paihia
all adults perfectly a lovely part of New Zealand to visit Piahia is certainly worth exploring
We enjoyed all the nearby activities and spent a wonderful day exploring at Russell
Too bad there are only 5 stars
A luxurious beautiful house
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4. Small and cosy cottage at the center of Paihia (from USD 107)

This small cottage is right in the center of the action in Paihia since it’s a five-minutes walk from all the stores and restaurants. Attached to the main house, the cottage offers both privacy and also the help from the owners. They offer free bookings or several discounts on many tours and cruises of the area. Besides the location, you can really enjoy the large courtyard throughout the day! The house is fully equipped so you won’t miss anything from the amenities or comforts you are used to.

Cosy Cottage in Central Paihia
23 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the facilities were all in good condition and had been recently cleaned when we arrived
the cottage was clean spacious and had all necessities
the owners were super friendly and lovely to deal with
corinne and rob were great hosts who made us feel very welcome
the owner was bright and cheerful helpful and respectful of our privacy
very friendly and welcoming hosts
hostess corrine was helpful and friendly
location was great with only a 3 minute walk to town and handy to everything
awesome location to walk to shops and cruise pier
what a awesome stay walking distance from town centre
this is a cute cottage in a beautiful location just a short walk to the center of town
easy walking distance to the town and wharf for those romantic nights out
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5. Apartment with a panoramic view of the Bay (from USD 133)

This apartment is quite big, self-contained and has a fully equipped kitchen. From the balcony, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean and of Tapeka Point. On the apartment’s garden, you will find a barbecue and a table to enjoy your meal. In the close vicinity of the house, there is a local dairy and a supermarket. The beach is almost 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) away, and the village of Paihia a bit more. Don’t forget to bring your towels, because they are not included in the rental!

Ocean, River and Bush Views
Paihia, Northland, NZ
63 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean and tidy
all the facilities are clean and as described
all things were clean and tidy
everything we needed was there and the cleanliness of the place was excellent
polite and friendly host
great host who was always on hand to give advice and for a chat
john and desiree are super friendly and helpful
i would recommend this location without a doubt
the house has a magnificent view central location to all the different tourist attractions around the bay of islands
this was a great place to base ourselves while we explored the far north
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6. Three-bedroom cottage with a stunning view (from USD 104)

This cottage is a really peaceful property in the region of Paihia. The only sounds you are going to hear are the birds and the ripple of the river. Sitting on the front deck you have a stunning view of the Bay. The house is in a great location for you to take a boat around the Bay or go to the sandy beach for swimming, sun bathing or snorkeling. Just don’t forget the Kiwi tradition, you need to clean up before you leave!

Waterviews and relaxation
90 reviews  Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The two main bedroom had comfy queen size beds while the small room had a not very comfy bed
The main bedrooms have a great view
The lounge has a big TV with sky and wifi is provided
Kitchen was really stocked well and modern Lots of room and close to town Very quiet area
We marvelled over the view from our bedrooms and balcony everyday
but we weren't bothered with her presence
the location was wonderful and quiet and the views lovely
the owner is very nice lady
We have a wonderful two weeks in this lovely home
The owner met us with a smile and all the info we needed The house was very pleasant and clean
made it all the more enjoyable Thankyou
The owner lives next to the house
The location is quiet yet only minutes away from Paihia and Waitangi
we loved the location (a few minutes drive from Paihia)
There is a supermarket very nearby
The property is surrounded by bush and is
A lovely house with a fantastic view Very convenient for The Bay of Islands
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7. Romantic hideaway (from USD 137)

This pole house is a two-level building, offering a stunning view of the Waitangi while being right next to the beach. It’s a really private property only invaded by the numerous birds and quails of the area. The house has modern western amenities such as a flat-screen TV and wi-fi and a fully equipped kitchen. An excellent option for two couples that would take some days off the routine!

Romantic Hideaway with Beautiful Seaviews
Haruru, NZ
48 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and everything needed available
very comfortable and everything needed available
very comfortable and everything needed available
comfortable spacious well furnished and well set up
very neat and clean
good to have message from owner checking all was ok on arrival
good communication with the owner (not so great with bookabach itself)
lovely property with everything you need and great location - quiet but a quick drive to town
comfortable house in a quiet location with a lovely outlook 5 minutes' drive from paihia
especially loved the window seat convenience store within easy walk paihia only few minutes drive
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8. One-bedroom independent flat in the heart of downtown

This apartment is a totally independent one-bedroom flat, with a fully equipped kitchen and it is located in the heart of Paihia. The two king size beds, one in the bedroom and the other in the living room, make it comfortable for four people, though it seems more ideal as a couple’s retreat. The outdoor deck has a gas barbecue and also a table and chairs to enjoy a nice grill. All the shops and restaurants are nearby, making this flat an excellent choice for the town of Paihia.

Central Paihia: One Bedroom Self-catering Flat
22 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Super that we didnt need to use our care while we stayed at Paihia
Super that we didnt need to use our care while we stayed at Paihia
Comfortable and clean flat with everything necessary for self-catering Convenient location
Corinne has provided a very comfortable flat with a nice homely atmosphere Highly recommended
Spacious and clean flat Owners are in the process of updating but
Nicely decorated well appointed flat Great location almost in the heart of he
Nice tidy property Had everything we needed Fantastic location
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone visiting the area
Such a beautiful part of the country Would recommend to anyone visiting the area
well thought out Our second stay
Perfect place Close to beach supermarket and activities
Perfect place Close to beach supermarket and activities
just a few minutes walk to central Paihia
very little work is needed Perfect location
just 5 minutes stroll to the sea and many quality eating places on the doorstep
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9. Big house with gorgeous sea views

This big country house can host up to 16 people at the same time, in a private and secluded area. It’s an ideal option for a big group of people that have gathered for a celebration or for multiple families with small children since there is also a playground and lots of toys on the property. The house has native bush on all three sides, making it absolutely private.

Hihitahi Sea View - Peaceful Stunning Views
46 Hihitahi Rise Te Haumi
House 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

10. Quiet house at the edge of Waitangi

This three-bedroom house is ideal for days full of mountain bike rides and hiking in a secluded area, surrounded by native bush. The house is quiet and isolated, with only the house of the owner nearby. You have a fully equipped kitchen but you can also drive towards the marina and take a cruise with Darry’s Dinner cruise!

Relaxing native bush retreat
39 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living area was good but the matress in the double room was very lumpy and the bedding was very tired
Very steep access drive could be challenging in the wet but secured and private setting
The only complaint is that the behind the native bush in the photos there is a noisy highway
Comfortable and clean Had everything that we needed
the dried fecal matter on bathroom wall an the black
Very clean accomodation well furnished and comfortable Views are very good
The house is big new and in good working order
Very nice house with amazing view
Beautiful location well equipped very clean
the location and house are loverly and hosts were friendly and helpful
it is nice and clean and very close to all locations
Great location Pictures are very accurate
Perfect location away from the hustle and bustle in Paihia
Easy access to all the sights of the region - Kerikeri Piahia Russell
Very neat Lockwood style dwelling
Very lovely place to stay - clean tidy and close to lots of interesting things to visit
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Visit Paihia by the Bay

Paihia is the tourist town where the heart of the Bay of Islands area, beats. With sandy beaches and numerous activities, this graphic little town seems an ideal destination for couples, families, or even larger groups of tourists. So, take advantage of our detailed guide, find the best and suitable Bookabach holiday home for you and enjoy one of New Zealand’s most beautiful areas.

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