Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Matakana, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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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!

1. Quiet oasis for two (from USD 54)

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 Village
Point Wells, Auckland, New Zealand
186 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast spread was great
beautiful relaxing deck areas and a most comfortable bed
the breakfast was a nice touch :)
a friendly helpful couple and a supremely comfortable space would recommend in a heartbeat
tasty homemade jam for breakfast accompanied with great conversation
Cleanliness:
room was very clean and the bed is really comfortable
bedroom and shared bathroom were very clean super king size bed was very comfortable
very clean comply bed yummy breakfast
rooms and linen are very nice and clean and well appointed
lovely couple clean and bright room
Host:
lovely host making us feel at home
friendly and helpful hosts
great host with some good chat
friendly couple who welcomed me into their home
great spot lovely hosts and good kiwi hospitality
Location:
great location great bedroom and conversations
the location is great situated close both to matakana village and to tourist spots
a good location - close to matakana and point wells is so nice
close to wineries beaches and a great saturday market
great location a quick walk to shops and the waterfront
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2. Private studio on the coast (from USD 80)

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 Matakana
Whangateau, Auckland, New Zealand
165 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and enjoyed our breakfast on the cottage’s patio
the space is compact yet comfortable with a delightful view of native bush from the bed
it’s a small space but well equipped and comfortable
comfy bed and simple amenities for a great little stay
the room also has a secluded deck for breakfast or a nice glass of wine in the evening
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
super clean and homely
clean quiet and cosy space
a clean cozy and modern room for two
the accommodation was as advertised clean and comfortable
Host:
miranda was the perfect host
great host super helpful and friendly
hosts are great friendly people highly recommend this place
the host was welcoming and email communication was quick
she was very friendly & quick to respond and zsa zsa was lovely
Location:
great location in surrounding native bush but close to the sea
a pleasant stay close to matakana
such a lovely location
miranda’s place is super close to matakana village & the sawmill brewery
beautiful location and such a nice get away from the big city
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3. Fully equipped large loft (from USD 79)

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 Wells
Point Wells, Auckland, New Zealand
105 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything necessary was provided including yummy breakfast food
shower was great and bathroom had all amenities provided which was nice
enjoyed the plunger coffee :-) very comfy bed with lovely bedding
great spread provided for breakfast (vogels yeess )would definitely stay again tip top
supplying some for breakfast supplies was a really nice touch
Cleanliness:
clean bright and nicely decorated
the accommodation was tidy clean and comfortable
comfortable bed spotlessly clean and well equipped
beautiful coastal decor clean amenities
the loft accomodation was cosy and quiet very clean and a comfortable bed
Host:
host very considerate and friendly
our hosts were also great with the kids
lucie was the best host i had
great host awesome value for money
hosts are super in every way
Location:
location was close to matakana and omaha so ideal for our needs
would definitely recommend this location to other couples
excellent location a short drive to all we come for
fantastic location very nicely done up loft
excellent location handy to omaha and matakana
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4. Vineyard eco cabin (from USD 126)

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 Cabin
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
130 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fun cozy cabin with amazing amenities
gorgeous comfortable cabin in a beautiful private setting
the cabin is super cozy with everything you need
Cleanliness:
it as clean and cosy
super clean tidy and cosy
clean 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 dwelling
the cabin is stylish all eco friendly and the small touches make that place that much more special
Location:
stunning secluded location at the cabin
nice location 5 min drive from matakana
amazing location and gorgeous cabin
amazing cabin in an amazing location
great location away from it all but still close if you want the busyness
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5. Secluded bush cabin (from USD 111)

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 Hills
Whangaripo, Auckland, New Zealand
131 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the open air toilet and shower are the best
the view and setting is truly spectacular and the cabin itself was cosy and comfortable
all the amenities you need including an awesome indoor/outdoor shower
stylish private cabin with a very comfortable bed and all amenities plus extras
sitting out on the deck reading a book and having breakfast was lovely
Cleanliness:
everything was spotless and the decor was perfect
the cabin is clean cosy and very relaxing
the accommodation was cosy and clean and really private
the cabin itself was very clean and the little touches really made our stay special
it had everything we needed and it was comfortable clean tidy and well organised
Host:
maria & joe were wonderful hosts
the hosts are amazing and friendly and are happy to help
the friendly hosts are very communicative and helpful
maria & joe were wonderful hosts and we would highly recommend this lovely spot
very friendly and helpful hosts
Location:
what a fantastic peaceful location
close to great food in matakana
a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle
the location was ideal for my short stay in the area close to good hiking beaches and towns
stunning location super relaxing and perfectly located for any activities you can imagine a wonderful stay with thoughtful touches
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6. Large bright cottage (from USD 200)

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, Matakana
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
125 reviews
Farm stay 8 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a few minor details weren't 100% clear (tv and wifi) but i'm sure they are easily sorted out
comfy beds good wifi
great outdoor space bbq large kitchen two bathrooms and lots of trees and native birds around
the surroundings are relaxing the home is comfortable the shower pressure is great and the wifi is good
lovely rustic cottage with comfortable beds was a little difficult to find particularly at night
Cleanliness:
the house is modern and clean beds are very comfortable
the cottage is well-appointed surprisingly spacious and very clean and comfortable
it is lovely but a bit run down and cleaning could of been better
the cottage was spotlessly clean and warm with the heat pump and heaters supplied
very cute decor and nice & clean — a comfortable stay
Host:
the hosts are really helpful
highly recommend this host and house for stays in the matakana area
she was also super friendly when we met her
carla was a great host & made sure our stay was comfortable
carla is an amazing host that went above and beyond to make our stay extra special
Location:
the location is amazing: close to the famous farmers market and the regional park tauwharanui
the place is well located and an easy walk to matakana
loved that it was close to the village & on a beautiful property
great place so close to all the wonderful attractions in the area
we loved this place the perfect location for our annual girls retreat
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7. Tasteful one-bedroom suite for two with countryside views (from USD 86)

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 Two
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
147 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and location are actually better than the photos suggest
a lovely comfortable room with en suite facilities
a lovely room with ensuite bathroom
the room is beautiful and the bed so incredibly comfortable
a cute tidy room with ample space with an en-suite mini fridge and tv
Cleanliness:
very tidy and clean place
a lovely stay very clean and tidy
lovely space tidy and clean
is very clean and private and was a lovely stay
the place was just perfect- clean tidy had everything you need
Host:
anne was a great host
anne was a great host
anne was a great host
great hosts very welcoming and communication was great
anne was an awesome hostess very friendly and full of great advice about the local area
Location:
great location short walk to the village
the location is fantastic and easy walking distance to matakana village
the location is amazing a short walk to matakana centre
great place to stay close to the village
the location in matakana is amazing
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8. Charming cabin (from USD 48)

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 Village
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
166 reviews
Entire guesthouse 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the shower patricia very welcoming
great stay loved the outdoor shower and patricia was lovely and very helpful
we had a very comfortable stay here
patricia's place is fantastic- comfortable and cozy
it is comfortable and quiet
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy
clean comfy and lovely
the willow cabin was clean and tidy
clean private and back to nature
great inside knowledge of the area and a wonderfully clean and welcome space
Host:
patricia the host was kindhearted and helpful
friendly host and a lovely spot
charming place with a wonderful host
patricia was a friendly and welcoming host
patricia is a lovely host
Location:
well located 5 mins walking to the matakana market village and also central to other touristic attractions
this place is super cute walking distance to matakana town
beautiful location and unique accommodation within walking distance to shops restaurants and pubs
the location is perfect only a few minutes walk to the village centre
nice rustic cabin a short walk to matakana village
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9. Private monochromatic loft for five guests in the heart of 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, Matakana
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
175 reviews
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
& the fan was fabulous
great stylish space tasteful furnishings big bedrooms and bathroom
loved the bed linen and nice touch with coffee and muesli
julia & geoff's place was a lovely comfortable place to sleep after spending a sunny day at omaha
this place is like a little oasis gorgeous modern loft style apartment attached to julia and geoff’s family home
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
sparkling clean and beautifully presented
great space clean and stylish
modern and very clean and tidy
scrupulously clean beautiful modern & tastefully furnished space
Host:
friendly hosts and pets
lovely space with very accommodating hosts
super lovely hosts :)
contact with hosts was perfect
friendly host and very private accommodation
Location:
great location easy walk to town
cute little place great location perfect for a weekend away in matakana
this is close to matakana village an easy 10 minute walk to the centre
perfect location - short walk to great restaurants and cafes
this is a delightful apartment within walking distance of the very impressive matakana village
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10. Self-contained studio

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 Hideaway
Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
321 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful home baking and well supplied breakfast tea coffee etc
lovely hosts nice place with great amenities with full kitchen
has a nice big fridge and cooking facilities and a little deck for sitting out
the cabin features a modern bathroom a comfortable bed and a nice patio
the full kitchen is super handy for a multiple day stay
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean & very peaceful
great stay clean and as described
the place is clean and comfortable
private studio spotlessly clean
private clean kitchen all equipped
Host:
jonathan & bronwyn are great hosts
a fabulous host with helpful local advice
hosts were wonderful and friendly
the hosts are really friendly and helpful
she was very hospitable and provided some yummy eats
Location:
great location close to good walks
nice peaceful place centrally located close to warkworth
great location lovely relaxing accomadation
great location central to all you can do in the area
excellent location close to local attractions and eateries
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11. Lovely private room

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 #28
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
144 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from room
both the room and the view are stunning
great views excellent breakfast and informative host
a great room with wonderful rural views
very nice breakfast with warm croissants and fresh coffee
Cleanliness:
clean tidy and quiet
modern and clean comfy bed
great spot clean room and comfy bed
the room you stay in is tastefully decorated and very modern and very clean
own entry very clean and tidy and a great breakfast
Host:
liz was a great host
liz is a great host
liz was a great host
liz is a wonderful host
believe rural escape and great host - thanks liz
Location:
a lovely room close to matakana village
location is amazing - not far from town but still very private
great location handy to matakana and surrounding area
walking distance to matakana village and a great base for a few days sightseeing
great private spot a short drive or walk from central matakana with its excellent dining
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12. Private queen room

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 Village
Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
83 reviews
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
highlight was the amazing full english breakfast every morning
our breakfast the following morning was amazing - both continental and a full cooked english breakfast
there is a sunny deck with a hammock for reading a spa pool and a super comfortable bed
the breakfast had a good variety of ingredients and was very fresh
the room was not large but it was adequate for our short stay
Cleanliness:
very clean spacious and welcoming
place was exceptionally clean had a peaceful quiet nights sleep
the communication from start to finish has been excellent and their place was really clean and well equipped
house was lovely and clean
clean well situated comfy and warm
Host:
helen is a great host
helen and ian are fantastic hosts
helen and ian were great hosts
helen and ian were fantastic hosts
helen and ian are both lovely and accommodating hosts
Location:
amazing location right in town and within walking distance to the restaurants and shopping
great place so close to town
enjoyed shopping there on saturday morning
a great b&b excellent location within easy walking distance to the village
easy flat walk to town
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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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