9 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Westport, New Zealand

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New Zealand is a popular tourist destination. Its sceneries and quaint vibe will simply make you want to jump on the next plane and explore the whole country. New Zealand is also extra special to those who are fans of Lord of the Rings trilogy. If you are going to visit New Zealand, make sure to do a side trip to Westport. This mining town is known for its fun water activities that will simply thrill the adventure seeker in you. Book the best Bookabach holiday homes in Westport, New Zealand, to make the most out of your travel.

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 July 15, 2022.

1. Gorgeous two-bedroom ex-motel at Carters Beach (from USD 74)

This modern abode is the perfect place if you want to see the scenic Carters Beach. It’s just a few minutes away from the beach and it’s nearby local bars and playground. It’s the perfect place to book if you want gorgeous views and also to be at the center of everything in Westport. It has two bedrooms and former guests love the spacious home and its very chill vibes.

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52.64 km (32.8 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
60 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tidy comfortable as per its description on web
Nice quiet unit tucked down a driveway
so we could escape from the kids
Quiet cosy little place with everything you need for a weekend getaway Close to the beach and handy to explore the Cape and the West coast
Not a thing was missed from a vacuum cleaner for that last minute tidy-up before you vacate to an umbrella
easy communication and everything was as described
All communication with Baz & Barb was awesome
All instructions were very clear with a lovely note to all guests about key things about the property and area etc
the owners Barb and Baz made sure our stay was enjoyable thanks Robyn and Merv
this property was awesome with two separate bedrooms
Lovely clean comfortable unit everything and more provided for a relaxing holiday
walking distance to the beach and only minutes from Westport
Nice and close to the beach a pleasure to stay here
We loved our stay in Carters Beach nice and close to Westport but also has its own dairy-takeaway-restaurant-bar 5 minutes walk from our accommodation
Lovely comfortable place to stay and walking distance to the beach
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2. Quaint beachfront cottage (from USD 85)

This quaint beachfront home is historic since it’s a former miner’s home that’s been refurbished to perfection. This home will give you an unprecedented view of the beach. It’s also just a few minutes away from Mokihinui River and Karamea. If you are done with exploring the location, you can have a relaxing time on your very own sunny deck. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom and is located within walking distance to Granity Village, pubs, cafes, art and pottery galleries, a library and other local amenities. It’s the perfect place to chill and have fun at the same time.

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31.97 km (19.9 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
71 reviews  
House 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.

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It is clearly an old cottage and the floors slope but that adds to the charm
The bach is comfortable with good beds and lots of hot water
It has the basics you need and it was lovely going to sleep with the boom of the waves Our kids loved being so close to the beach
The facilities were adequate-after all this is a very old cottage
The facilities were adequate-after all this is a very old cottage
Small simple and well maintained Would definitely recommend to others
Some magazines and games would be handy
Some magazines and games would be handy
We would have appreciated a few more kitchen utensils as the classic west coast weather gave us some good cooking time
Great setting Great bach
peaceful not too far from Westport
and perhaps it does not get very cold
A character quirky property adjacent to a stunning wild beach
The cottage is quaint and has amazing views of the waves crashing on the rocks
Great spot found it to be a good base for all the walks and activities around the area
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3. Good vibes at this Waihaha Bach property (from USD 96)

This property promises good vibes – and we believe it. Wake up to the rustling sound of the ocean that’s right in front of you. It’s surely a magical spot to grab a chair and watch the ocean and sun while holding a bottle of beer. This property also helps The West Coast Penguin Trust that aims to protect penguins around the area. The host also provides unlimited access to Netflix, perfect for those who love a good staycation. The all-white and cheery ambiance of the whole place will surely brighten up your whole trip. Guests love the whole property and the hospitality of its host.

71.69 km (44.6 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
142 reviews   Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 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:
but you do even at high tide with the bedroom window open
Walking tracks were closed because of the flooding but walking the beach right in front of the bach was wonderful
The beach is literally out the front door and just down the road are wonderful tracks through the Paparoa National Park
We loved this comfortable little Bach and the view of the waves crashing on the rocks right below it Very well equipped with everything we needed and nice and warm
This wee home has everything you need and more
Great views and surf sounds Very clean and filled with everything you need
The images cannot capture the amazing soundtrack of the ocean which was spectacular
A wonderfully equipped Bach directly over the ocean with good parking Lots of personal touches and everything works
We appreciated all the activity suggestions he left for the guests
(and we had almost all good - sunny and warm)
Daniel was only an email/phone call away for any questions we had and gave great service :-)
Really appreciated that Would love to stay again
Given the teeming rain when we arrived and all the next day it was an added bonus having Netflix
An awesome bach in a magnificent location
Top marks and looking forward to another visit in the near future
The Fox River market on Sunday morning was well worth a visit
The range of seats on the verandah is great too Local walks - along the beach up the Inland Pack Trail
The location of this bach with sea views from kitchen lounge and master bedroom make this a perfect west coast retreat regardless of the weather
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4. Romantic and cozy holiday home (from USD 129)

Stunning views? Check. Romantic vibes? Check. This property is perfect for couples who would love to run away from the hustle and bustle of the city and just relax. It’s also good for up to eight people, just in case you want to bring the whole gang to this trip. The home vibes of the property will surely cheer you up while the stunning view of the ocean will make you go crazy. There’s also a barbeque on the deck, perfect for afternoons of cooking with friends while enjoying glasses of beer and wine. Guests rave about the stunning views and the perfect location of the property.

71.26 km (44.3 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
106 reviews   Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The house was warm and roomy
There was plenty of room for the 7 of us
The home is spacious and the beds are beautifully comfortable
The sunset off the deck were amazing totally awesome
The girls complained the noise of the sea was too loud
The house was very inviting and clean
Everything was clean and tidy
The hosts were helpful friendly and great on communication
quiet with great sea views warm with wood burner also
Overlooking the ocean outside deck owner available for area questions
Comfortable Beautifully decorated And owner is super quick to respond to booking request
Ang was a lovely host who told us all the best swimming holes
The house is older but is really very charming
it's a little drive to Punakaiki
but the property is ideal for a larger group wanting a base from which to explore the Coast
The views from every window in the house are spectacular Top location on the prettiest part of the West Coast
It is close to pancake rocks and there are nice hiking trails nearby
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5. The perfect getaway at The Waves Studio (from USD 152)

This beach house is the ultimate escape. The modern and classy rental is surrounded by trees and greenery, making you feel like you’re in an indie film minus the brooding but plus the romance. It will give you a good view of the Nine Mile Beach. It also has a bathtub that has a view of the greenery outside – perfect for a romantic bath. It’s the perfect getaway for those who want to stay hidden from the world for a little bit. Former guests describe the property as absolutely divine.

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62.78 km (39.1 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
44 reviews   Wifi Available
House 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and we like to escape our winter and come to your summer
There are large windows that can be pulled back to open the front of the house to a nice deck and this provides great indoor/outdoor living when the weather is nice
For the price you would be hard pressed to find anything better
Gorgeous views from every room beach nearby
we didn't want to leave and will definitely return
the views are fantastic and it was sparkling clean Thanks so much for sharing your lovely place
beautifully decorated everything you need and more
We have traveled all over the world and
We have been SO impressed with all the wonderful people in NZ
You have helped to make our 25th anniversary special
We were very happy with everything about the property The house is built to a high eco standard and is surprisingly warm even without heating When it does get colder there is a great logburner th...
The bottle of wine awaiting us was a lovely surprise and the property was so clean & welcoming We will definitely be coming back to stay again and have advised friends of this property as well
The house and setting were perfect
I love this property such a beautiful bach in a tranquil location with great views I never tire of Magic
The setting is beautiful and the house like a five star hotel
The setting is beautiful and the house like a five star hotel
Heather is a very caring host
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6. Classic beachfront cabin (from USD 66)

Start your day with a good cup of coffee while strolling at the gorgeous beach. This home will make sure that you will have a grand yet cozy time on your next trip. The Charming Creek Walkaway is just a few minutes away. This is also the best place to book if you are bringing the whole family since the property has three bedrooms and it is good for eight people. The relaxed ambiance combined with friendly neighbors will surely complete your trip.

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Westport, Hector, NZ
31.8 km (19.8 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
50 reviews  
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is cosy and comfortable
the kitchen window looks out over the beach
the shower has been upgraded and the kitchen is small but very functional
it was older with a tiny kitchen yes, but so cozy and quaint and wonderful! the yard was big and the beach beautiful
it helped that there was no rain and plenty of sunshine
we loved this place! it was so lovely! the linens were clean and pretty and we loved the decor
bach was great for the family
within the hour she booked alternative accommodation and passed details on to us
i truely appreciate the extra mile that celeste took to look after us when her property suddenly became unavailable for reasons out of her control
great coast setting with absolutely everything we needed
thirty minute drive to westport and about an hours drive north to karamea and beyond
great bush walks
plenty of great walks and sights to see
awesome location, super easy to deal with
charming creek walkway is only a km away and is highly recommended
the lounge has a number of novels and books to read plus tv and is great for relaxing and chatting
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7. Stunning clifftop with uninterrupted ocean views (from USD 94)

Do you want stunning and uninterrupted ocean views? This clifftop home is the answer to your Instagram prayers. This hidden gem has uninterrupted views of The Steeples and the Tasman Sea, making sure that you have the best background for your travel photos. This one bedroom, one bathroom wonder is minimalist, with its wooden-paneled floor and black and white aesthetic, and it definitely won’t stop giving you quality vibes for the whole weekend. Former guests love the quiet and clean home. Do yourself a favor and book it.

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Westport, Westport, NZ
59.13 km (36.8 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
37 reviews  
House 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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Although not overlooked we would have preferred blinds or curtains in the living area
The property was immaculately tidy modern and quiet
Great location above the ocean with the best views Clean and comfortable bach with everything we needed for our stay
Nice clean comfy place to stay while travelling through Thanks
The host was quick to respond to our questions and followed up to make sure we received her answer
Loved the fact we could take our wee dog too made our holiday
Location is beautiful Fell in love with the area and really relaxed there Great beach very nearby and local tavern very friendly
Location is beautiful Fell in love with the area and really relaxed there Great beach very nearby and local tavern very friendly
Eg could do with a clothes washing machine
Great location right on the cliff top just a few minutes walk from Cape Foulwind walkway
A good Pub around the corner/
Perhaps the addition of some serving dishes and glassware would make it even more perfect if you like to self cater
the beach is stunning and great tavern 2min walk around the corner
Comfortable bach in an amazing location
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8. Modern home at the scenic Denniston (from USD 74)

Want to try the local surf scene in Westport? Then be sure to book the property. It’s near the central location, which means you get to see all the hustle and bustle at Westport’s center. The location will also give you a glimpse of the rich history of this miners’ town. It’s the property to choose if you want to be close to all of what Westport has to offer.

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35.81 km (22.3 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
26 reviews  
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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We loved the wallpaper in the toilet
Very tidy and comfortable house
Was offered produce out of the hosts garden which was a lovely bonus
Would use again in a heartbeat
Just loved it was equiped with everything we needed we like to self cater and the cooking amenities were great with lots of refrigeration space
the house was very clean
Very suitable for our requirements clean and tidy
The property is well-appointed spacious clean and tidy with good cooking facilities
friendly and helpful host and hostess
many good walks Hosts very welcoming and helpful Lots of tips for local info and places to see
A nice unit attached to the hosts home with lovely outlook and garden Very clean and handy to the Denniston historic mine
Great self contained unit in the hamlet of Waimangaroa Clean and tidy with a nice garden view A short drive up to the Denniston Plateau and Westport Hosts Toni and John were very welcoming
Very well set up very quiet nice peaceful garden
Wonderful location to access the outdoors in this area
private and handy location to Denniston Karamea
there is no longer anywhere at Waimangaroa to get supplies so need to stock up before leaving Westport
Approx 20 minutes to Westport but need to note
We loved it Lots to see in the area
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9. Charming house with spectacular sea views (from USD 140)

This house is so charming it looks like it came straight out of a fairytale. If the solitary, peaceful vacation is what you need, in order to read your favorite book or write your next novel, then this charming house is the perfect home to book when you visit Westport, New Zealand. This elegant home has its own fireplace, and it features a full view of the gorgeous beach. It has five bedrooms which means it’s the perfect place to bring the whole family. Former guests rave about the hospitality of the owners.

72.96 km (45.4 mi) from Buller Gorge Swing Bridge
63 reviews  
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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Guests should come prepared with all they need because you will not want to leave
and it was a couple of hundred meters down the road -
A washing machine was the only thing I missed
The the sea rocks you to sleep
albeit we only stayed one night
the guy there pointed us in the right direction and we eventually found the place
but disappointed the map was wrong
so didn't actually stay where we'd intended Quirky home with amazing views
face to the sea giving you the most breathtaking viee
The home is clean and tidy and the views are magical rain and all :-)
Such a beautiful setting for a relaxing break away
Such a gorgeous cottage with lots of character in a perfect setting
Lovely ocean view and easy access to beach from house
The best place we stayed in on our winter South island trip
Great place beautiful spot simple no-fuss check in process
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Have a blast in Westport, New Zealand

These stunning homes will surely complete your side trip at Westport, New Zealand. Enjoy all those thrilling water activities by having laid back accommodations for the whole family. Book the best Bookabach holiday homes in Westport, New Zealand, now.

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