Located in the beautiful land of kiwis, Matakana might sound like an indifferent village. However, you will be surprised to find out what this place has to offer. It is a small lovely boutique village, just an hour drive far from Auckland, thus a great destination for a weekend escape. Within the village, travellers may explore the famous markets, pay a visit to the local stylish art galleries, watch a film in the notorious cinema or simply soak up the fresh country air. As for the surroundings, time will never be enough to discover the beauty of the area: beautiful beaches, stunning parks, tremendous spots for diving and snorkelling, and numerous walking and biking trails are just a few things to do. In order to see what’s more around here, read below for the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Matakana, in New Zealand, and book today!
Located in Point Wells, but very close to Matakana village and other great tourist spots, this private room sleeps two in a comfortable king bed and comes with a private bathroom as well. Guests are welcome to use the common areas, such as the kitchen, the dining room, the lounge or the deck areas. A lovely breakfast is provided, along with lots of advice or chatting with the great hosts. This is a small village, but you can reach the local beach in no time, or go for some tennis, biking or walking.
Quiet Oasis in Garden VillagePoint Wells, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe breakfast spread was greatbeautiful relaxing deck areas and a most comfortable bedthe breakfast was a nice touch :)a friendly helpful couple and a supremely comfortable space would recommend in a heartbeattasty homemade jam for breakfast accompanied with great conversationroom was very clean and the bed is really comfortablebedroom and shared bathroom were very clean super king size bed was very comfortablevery clean comply bed yummy breakfastrooms and linen are very nice and clean and well appointedlovely couple clean and bright room
Host:lovely host making us feel at homefriendly and helpful hostsgreat host with some good chatfriendly couple who welcomed me into their homegreat spot lovely hosts and good kiwi hospitalityRead more reviewsgreat location great bedroom and conversationsthe location is great situated close both to matakana village and to tourist spotsa good location - close to matakana and point wells is so niceclose to wineries beaches and a great saturday marketgreat location a quick walk to shops and the waterfront
Suitable for two guests, featuring family amenities for babies, this private studio is nestled amongst native bush. There is a large garden with beautiful Pohutakawa trees where you can relax and have a drink, as well as an outdoor courtyard to have a barbeque should you wish. Here, you may enjoy the local Matakana life or visit the Matakana markets, while the nearest beaches can be reached within a 5-minute drive.
Private studio in coastal MatakanaWhangateau, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand enjoyed our breakfast on the cottage’s patiothe space is compact yet comfortable with a delightful view of native bush from the bedit’s a small space but well equipped and comfortablecomfy bed and simple amenities for a great little staythe room also has a secluded deck for breakfast or a nice glass of wine in the eveningvery clean and comfortablesuper clean and homelyclean quiet and cosy spacea clean cozy and modern room for twothe accommodation was as advertised clean and comfortable
Host:miranda was the perfect hostgreat host super helpful and friendlyhosts are great friendly people highly recommend this placethe host was welcoming and email communication was quickshe was very friendly & quick to respond and zsa zsa was lovelyRead more reviewsgreat location in surrounding native bush but close to the seaa pleasant stay close to matakanasuch a lovely locationmiranda’s place is super close to matakana village & the sawmill brewerybeautiful location and such a nice get away from the big city
A completely secluded and self-contained cabin nestled in an olive grove just behind a vineyard is ready to welcome two guests. The house comes with an airy bedroom in the mezzanine, a full kitchen, and a spacious living area, while a composting toilet and a shower are situated in a separate cabin a few steps from the main one. The place is solar powered and it is the perfect getaway to relax or soak up the sun on the large deck. A number of walking trails, beaches and restaurants are close to the property.
Matakana Vineyard Eco CabinMatakana, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfun cozy cabin with amazing amenitiesgorgeous comfortable cabin in a beautiful private settingthe cabin is super cozy with everything you needit as clean and cosysuper clean tidy and cosyclean comfortable and incredibly cute - it was a perfect spot for us
Host:incredibly thoughtful host great setting they've done a great job on the eco dwellingthe cabin is stylish all eco friendly and the small touches make that place that much more specialRead more reviewsstunning secluded location at the cabinnice location 5 min drive from matakanaamazing location and gorgeous cabinamazing cabin in an amazing locationgreat location away from it all but still close if you want the busyness
Ideal for couples or solo travellers, this beautiful bush cabin is nestled literally in nature’s lap and enjoys astonishing views of the Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula. Enjoy a glass of wine in the private deck area during sunset time or just watch the starry sky in the night time and you definitely won’t regret it. There is a fridge with few complimentary items, a kettle and a toaster, as well as wifi, but other than that, it’s you and the tropical flora and fauna. Despite its isolation, Matakana village and few notable beaches are within easy reach.
Matakana Bush Paradise, Matakana HillsWhangaripo, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe open air toilet and shower are the bestthe view and setting is truly spectacular and the cabin itself was cosy and comfortableall the amenities you need including an awesome indoor/outdoor showerstylish private cabin with a very comfortable bed and all amenities plus extrassitting out on the deck reading a book and having breakfast was lovelyeverything was spotless and the decor was perfectthe cabin is clean cosy and very relaxingthe accommodation was cosy and clean and really privatethe cabin itself was very clean and the little touches really made our stay specialit had everything we needed and it was comfortable clean tidy and well organised
Host:maria & joe were wonderful hoststhe hosts are amazing and friendly and are happy to helpthe friendly hosts are very communicative and helpfulmaria & joe were wonderful hosts and we would highly recommend this lovely spotvery friendly and helpful hostsRead more reviewswhat a fantastic peaceful locationclose to great food in matakanaa great place to get away from the hustle and bustlethe location was ideal for my short stay in the area close to good hiking beaches and townsstunning location super relaxing and perfectly located for any activities you can imagine a wonderful stay with thoughtful touches
A great place for families or groups of friends, this large cottage can sleep up to ten guests and features three pretty bedrooms, two spacious bathrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen. The cottage is fully private and enjoys lovely countryside views, while there is also an outdoor entertaining area and sun loungers, as well as a barbeque grill. Although well hidden away, the place is only a 5-minute drive away from Matakana village. Since the farm hosts sheep and horses, guests may also ask to bring their own horse.
Hurstmere Cottage, MatakanaMatakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsa few minor details weren't 100% clear (tv and wifi) but i'm sure they are easily sorted outcomfy beds good wifigreat outdoor space bbq large kitchen two bathrooms and lots of trees and native birds aroundthe surroundings are relaxing the home is comfortable the shower pressure is great and the wifi is goodlovely rustic cottage with comfortable beds was a little difficult to find particularly at nightthe house is modern and clean beds are very comfortablethe cottage is well-appointed surprisingly spacious and very clean and comfortableit is lovely but a bit run down and cleaning could of been betterthe cottage was spotlessly clean and warm with the heat pump and heaters suppliedvery cute decor and nice & clean — a comfortable stay
Host:the hosts are really helpfulhighly recommend this host and house for stays in the matakana areashe was also super friendly when we met hercarla was a great host & made sure our stay was comfortablecarla is an amazing host that went above and beyond to make our stay extra specialRead more reviewsthe location is amazing: close to the famous farmers market and the regional park tauwharanuithe place is well located and an easy walk to matakanaloved that it was close to the village & on a beautiful propertygreat place so close to all the wonderful attractions in the areawe loved this place the perfect location for our annual girls retreat
Consider spending a few nights or so at a beautiful boutique suite close to some of Matakana’s stunning beaches. Anne’s tasteful flat is best for two guests who will sleep on a soft and comfy king bed complete with basic amenities. Some of these include hot water, heating, TV, Wifi access, and a backyard garden and patio for those who like to gaze at the lush garden greens after a long day out. The flat has no kitchen but has basic breakfast facilities like a coffee maker, tea, dishware and a fridge to store market goods. This space is great for short term stays and is conveniently near the go-to hangout spots of locals and tourists alike. Go for something simple yet stylish and convenient when traveling to this part of New Zealand and book a few nights at Anne’s lovely suite.
Room Number TwoMatakana, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room and location are actually better than the photos suggesta lovely comfortable room with en suite facilitiesa lovely room with ensuite bathroomthe room is beautiful and the bed so incredibly comfortablea cute tidy room with ample space with an en-suite mini fridge and tvvery tidy and clean placea lovely stay very clean and tidylovely space tidy and cleanis very clean and private and was a lovely staythe place was just perfect- clean tidy had everything you need
Host:anne was a great hostanne was a great hostanne was a great hostgreat hosts very welcoming and communication was greatanne was an awesome hostess very friendly and full of great advice about the local areaRead more reviewsgreat location short walk to the villagethe location is fantastic and easy walking distance to matakana villagethe location is amazing a short walk to matakana centregreat place to stay close to the villagethe location in matakana is amazing
Surrounded by magnificent willow trees, this charming cabin is an easy stroll away from Matakana village and can fit up to two guests. It is rather ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors since the shower, a compost toilet and the kitchen with basic facilities are outside the cabin. Wifi is available only in the kitchen area. There is also an outdoor space with table and chairs. The famous Goat Island Marine Reserve and interesting local markets are all within reach.
The Willow Cabin Matakana VillageMatakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsloved the shower patricia very welcominggreat stay loved the outdoor shower and patricia was lovely and very helpfulwe had a very comfortable stay herepatricia's place is fantastic- comfortable and cozyit is comfortable and quietclean and tidyclean comfy and lovelythe willow cabin was clean and tidyclean private and back to naturegreat inside knowledge of the area and a wonderfully clean and welcome space
Host:patricia the host was kindhearted and helpfulfriendly host and a lovely spotcharming place with a wonderful hostpatricia was a friendly and welcoming hostpatricia is a lovely hostRead more reviewswell located 5 mins walking to the matakana market village and also central to other touristic attractionsthis place is super cute walking distance to matakana townbeautiful location and unique accommodation within walking distance to shops restaurants and pubsthe location is perfect only a few minutes walk to the village centrenice rustic cabin a short walk to matakana village
Located in a secluded rural village, but close to the beach and city hub, this stunning space is best for those who wish to experience a getaway from the busy Auckland bustle. The property is close to beaches, marine reserves, weekend markets, restaurants, cafes, bars, and local shops local frequent. The Loft at Matakana boasts great accommodations for small friend groups, or small families looking for a few nights to stay. Complete with a king bed, queen bed, two single beds, and a sofa bed, guests are bound to have a comfy night’s sleep on some high-quality sheets and linens. Visitors should note that there’s no kitchen or cooking facilities but there is a complimentary tea, coffee, and some breakfast goods for those on the go to explore Matakana. The interiors are simple and minimalist and monochromatic white which highlights the bright light that is drawn within the space. There’s ample entertainment around the loft with books and cable TV made available for guests to use, as well as Wifi access for those who will be getting some work done. Heating, hot water, and free parking are also accessible for guests to make use of.
The Loft, MatakanaMatakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviews& the fan was fabulousgreat stylish space tasteful furnishings big bedrooms and bathroomloved the bed linen and nice touch with coffee and mueslijulia & geoff's place was a lovely comfortable place to sleep after spending a sunny day at omahathis place is like a little oasis gorgeous modern loft style apartment attached to julia and geoff’s family homevery clean and tidysparkling clean and beautifully presentedgreat space clean and stylishmodern and very clean and tidyscrupulously clean beautiful modern & tastefully furnished space
Host:friendly hosts and petslovely space with very accommodating hostssuper lovely hosts :)contact with hosts was perfectfriendly host and very private accommodationRead more reviewsgreat location easy walk to towncute little place great location perfect for a weekend away in matakanathis is close to matakana village an easy 10 minute walk to the centreperfect location - short walk to great restaurants and cafesthis is a delightful apartment within walking distance of the very impressive matakana village
This fully equipped accommodation is a great quiet retreat nestled amidst beautiful trees and is ideal for a couple or a single traveller. The studio comes with a full kitchen, a double-size bed, a neat bathroom and an outdoor patio where you can relax and have a drink while hearing the lovely birds singing. Parking is available just nearby, while there is access for people with mobility difficulties. Not far from the property, guests may enjoy some awesome beaches, take on a bush walk or explore the local markets.
Tui HideawayWarkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsbeautiful home baking and well supplied breakfast tea coffee etclovely hosts nice place with great amenities with full kitchenhas a nice big fridge and cooking facilities and a little deck for sitting outthe cabin features a modern bathroom a comfortable bed and a nice patiothe full kitchen is super handy for a multiple day stayspotlessly clean & very peacefulgreat stay clean and as describedthe place is clean and comfortableprivate studio spotlessly cleanprivate clean kitchen all equipped
Host:jonathan & bronwyn are great hostsa fabulous host with helpful local advicehosts were wonderful and friendlythe hosts are really friendly and helpfulshe was very hospitable and provided some yummy eatsRead more reviewsgreat location close to good walksnice peaceful place centrally located close to warkworthgreat location lovely relaxing accomadationgreat location central to all you can do in the areaexcellent location close to local attractions and eateries
Another place ideal for couples or solo travellers, this private room comes with an en-suite bathroom and a double bed, while a fridge, a kettle, and a toaster are also at your disposal. Among the highlights of your stay, one of them is definitely the continental breakfast provided daily, and the incredible rural views enjoyed from the large windows or the covered deck by the entrance. Although isolated looking, the property is very close to the village, the beaches, regional parks, golf courses and other city amenities.
B&B at #28Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsamazing views from roomboth the room and the view are stunninggreat views excellent breakfast and informative hosta great room with wonderful rural viewsvery nice breakfast with warm croissants and fresh coffeeclean tidy and quietmodern and clean comfy bedgreat spot clean room and comfy bedthe room you stay in is tastefully decorated and very modern and very cleanown entry very clean and tidy and a great breakfast
Host:liz was a great hostliz is a great hostliz was a great hostliz is a wonderful hostbelieve rural escape and great host - thanks lizRead more reviewsa lovely room close to matakana villagelocation is amazing - not far from town but still very privategreat location handy to matakana and surrounding areawalking distance to matakana village and a great base for a few days sightseeinggreat private spot a short drive or walk from central matakana with its excellent dining
Ideal for a couple or a small family thanks to the several family features, this private room is located in the heart of Matakana village. A private bathroom, access to the kitchen for refreshments, a lounge, and complimentary toiletries are provided for the guests’ comfort. No need to worry if you have a long tiring day, as the spa is going to fully relax you. Within a short 5-minute walk you will find restaurants, a famous pub, and cafes. A number of beaches are not far either.
In the heart of Matakana VillageMatakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewshighlight was the amazing full english breakfast every morningour breakfast the following morning was amazing - both continental and a full cooked english breakfastthere is a sunny deck with a hammock for reading a spa pool and a super comfortable bedthe breakfast had a good variety of ingredients and was very freshthe room was not large but it was adequate for our short stayvery clean spacious and welcomingplace was exceptionally clean had a peaceful quiet nights sleepthe communication from start to finish has been excellent and their place was really clean and well equippedhouse was lovely and cleanclean well situated comfy and warm
Host:helen is a great hosthelen and ian are fantastic hostshelen and ian were great hostshelen and ian were fantastic hostshelen and ian are both lovely and accommodating hostsRead more reviewsamazing location right in town and within walking distance to the restaurants and shoppinggreat place so close to townenjoyed shopping there on saturday morninga great b&b excellent location within easy walking distance to the villageeasy flat walk to town
Suitable for families, this self-contained two-storey apartment may comfortably accommodate up to five guests and features a queen bedroom, two sofa beds, a modern bathroom, an outdoor shower and a spacious kitchen/dining area. Among the highlights of the house, are the great check-in process and the cleanliness of the space. The location is also very convenient. Within easy reach, there are beaches, markets, cycle paths, vineyards, and a beautiful estuary ideal for kayaking.
Matakana/Pt WellsPoint Wells, Auckland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewseverything necessary was provided including yummy breakfast foodshower was great and bathroom had all amenities provided which was niceenjoyed the plunger coffee :-) very comfy bed with lovely beddinggreat spread provided for breakfast (vogels yeess )would definitely stay again tip topsupplying some for breakfast supplies was a really nice touchclean bright and nicely decoratedthe accommodation was tidy clean and comfortablecomfortable bed spotlessly clean and well equippedbeautiful coastal decor clean amenitiesthe loft accomodation was cosy and quiet very clean and a comfortable bed
Host:host very considerate and friendlyour hosts were also great with the kidslucie was the best host i hadgreat host awesome value for moneyhosts are super in every wayRead more reviewslocation was close to matakana and omaha so ideal for our needswould definitely recommend this location to other couplesexcellent location a short drive to all we come forfantastic location very nicely done up loftexcellent location handy to omaha and matakana
So many things to do in such a small place
Other than soaking up the sun and the fresh air, going for snorkelling, kayaking, or a walk through the bush, other things the area offers are horse riding, surfing and many other water sports. A try will absolutely convince you, so pack your stuff and off you go!
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