Proudly one of the sunniest areas in New Zealand, Motueka village is located in the South Island, on the western shore of Tasman Bay, and counts slightly more than 7,000 inhabitants. This is the place where you can have lots of fun, or just kick back and let time stop. Motueka is luckily situated very close to both the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi national parks, while it enjoys close proximity to the airport, as well. Together, with the two most notable beaches of the area, Kaiteriteri and Marahau, it makes for the ideal spot for holidaymakers.
For adventure lovers, there are wonderful activities to immerse yourself in, like sea kayaking or even tramping, along with walking and biking. To make things easier for you, we found the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Motueka, New Zealand, so we encourage you to see for yourself how magical your holiday will be here!
The perfect place to relax and unwind, this sunny studio sleeps two on a double-sized bed and comes with a small kitchenette (no stove, but a microwave and fridge) and an en-suite bathroom. There is ample parking for you to park your vehicle, as well as high-speed Wi-Fi, while the location is convenient enough to use the studio as your base to explore the area. The place is not far from both stunning national parks, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi, and also brilliant beaches.
Sunny, Serene Studio in MotuekaMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
Conveniently located between the Nelson Airport and the breathtaking Abel Tasman National Park, this charming cottage is ideal for couples or even small families, since it features also family amenities. The house comes with a functional kitchenette, a comfy queen bed, a bathroom, TV and Wi-Fi. There is off-street parking and also a lovely garden area for guests to relax. For lunch and dinner options, try the nearby Mapua Wharf, or visit any of the plentiful wineries in the area.
Adrianna's GuesthouseRuby Bay, Tasman, New Zealand
Nestled in a four-acre (1.6-hectare) farm, in a completely tranquil environment, this private room sleeps three and is equipped with a queen bed and a single bed, while the bathroom is shared with another guest room. Guests are welcome to use the spacious lounge, the full kitchen and all the outdoor common areas.
Enjoy your drink in the wood-fired hot tub, totally natural, or get acquainted with your neighbours: the chickens, alpacas, ducks and native birds. For a range of restaurants, shops and bars, you can reach Mapua village after a short five-minute drive.
Tumbleweed Nikau Room - sleeps 3Mapua, Tasman, New Zealand
Set in a lovely garden with plenty of fruit trees, flowers and other edibles, this charming studio can sleep up to three guests and features a double bed, an extra single mattress, an en-suite bathroom with toiletries and a kitchenette for basic cooking. The internet is slow, nonetheless, you are here to connect with nature, so step out into the garden and curl up with a book, while being surrounded by climbing roses and enchanting clematis.
Bikes are available at the property, while central Motueka is a quick five-minute stroll away and beautiful Kaiteriteri Beach is only a 15-minute drive away.
Through the Moongate - studioMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
The room on offer is equipped with two single beds and, although children are welcome, it is not ideal for young babies. The guests may use the dining area and the common indoor and outdoor areas, while there are two bathrooms shared with the hosts and other guests. Complimentary tea and coffee are available, although the kitchen is to be used only for light meal preparation. The property is located in the entrance of Motueka and stands nearby the estuary walk.
A quiet place to rest - Twin BedsMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
Able to accommodate up to three guests, this spacious private room comes with one double bed, a single bed and a full bathroom, while the main lounge is shared with the hosts. The room opens out on a large deck, where you can peacefully have your breakfast, overlooking the apple orchard and Mt Arthur Range. Don’t miss the dazzling sunsets from the very same deck! Motueka village is minutes away and, similarly, the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi national parks are within easy reach.
Motueka, Huge Ensuite Room, Breakfast, Deck & ViewLower Moutere, Tasman, New Zealand
A lovely and large bedroom is ready to welcome up to two guests, although a second bedroom can host more guests for an additional fee. The room comes with a comfy queen bed and a small fridge, along with coffee and tea making facilities, while the bathroom is shared with the other bedroom.
Among the highlights of the home are a wood burner to keep you warm in the winter nights and a continental breakfast, served daily. The property is conveniently located near the entrance to the Abel Tasman National Park and the magnificent Kaiteriteri Beach.
Haven on Hampton - Bed and BreakfastMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
This lovely ranch can host up to four guests in two bedrooms, while there is a private bathroom and a private living area, as well. The kitchen is shared with the hosts, who are very welcoming and nice. The place stands only a few minutes’ drive from town and, likewise, the entrance of the Abel Tasman track is only a 20-minute drive away. The house comes with all basic amenities, together with Wi-Fi, a TV, a washer, dryer and free parking.
Briley Farm StayMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
An ideal place for solo travellers, couples or business travellers, this cosy private room can sleep two on a double-size bed and has a private bathroom, as well. Enjoy the tranquillity and relax in the inviting garden, where the colours of the flowers will fascinate you. This place offers Wi-Fi, a washer and free parking on its premises. Nelson Aiport is 40 km (24.8 miles) away, while cycling paths, beaches and national parks are within easy reach.
Warm, secure and peaceful accommodationMotueka, Tasman, New Zealand
Just a five-minute drive to the town centre, yet with a very isolated feeling, your accommodation is a Kiwiana-style room with lovely details and lots of light. The rest of the facilities are shared, but that won’t be a problem since your host is very accommodating and helpful. Apart from all the basic amenities, there is also an indoor fireplace for cooler nights. This a truly peaceful place to make yourself at home and enjoy the birds singing and the beautiful gardens.
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Beyond your expectations
Apart from the peace, tranquillity and the beautiful sightseeing in Motueka, did we mention that the village has a lively centre and a great cafe culture? Well, just picture yourself dining inside a converted church! Or, enjoy the outdoors and go skydiving over the epic scenery, an experience of a lifetime.
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