Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Piha, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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Exploring nature can be achieved at a variety of locations, whether it’s in the mountains, jungles, canyons, or even by the ocean. If you are planning to spend your next batch of time off at the beach and want to enjoy some peace and quiet, then you’ll be happy to know that Piha, New Zealand has plenty of options for vacation rentals available. These choices come with their own settings, allow you to escape the noise of the city, and put you right by the ocean so that you can work on your tan and have adventures in the water. Check out this list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Piha, New Zealand.

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 February 03, 2024.

1. Modern cottage basking in tranquility (from USD 85)

This contemporary retreat offers a peaceful setting that only a secluded spot within nature can provide. Perched amidst lush foliage, the unique property boasts a picturesque view of Lion Rock along with the rugged hills in the background. Its interior is rather small but packs a punch in terms of amenities, which includes a comfy queen-size bed, a TV, Wi-Fi, and a kitchenette with a bar on the deck. Additionally, the private bathroom is detached from the main cottage but is just a quick walk away.

This rental home, which is highly suitable for a romantic getaway, is also close to all of the area’s best sights, including local cafés, a pristine beach, and waterfalls.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
456 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with gorgeous views
very comfy bed and used the fan to cool off the room at night
is great in pleasant weather would be less comfortable in bad weather
the bed was super comfy too
this was a great cabin with a good tv but that is all you will find there
clean property with minimal furnishings (loved this as it feels clutter free)
very comfortable and clean
the separate bathroom is also really clean and nice
had a wonderful time very clean and awesome location bed was extremely comfy also thanks so much
aramis was a great host
aramis is a great and helpful host with tips and tricks
such a great experience aramis is an incredible host very easy process making for a relaxing and perfect stay
excellent host place and location really enjoyed the stay and highly recommend
like another world so close to auckland
such a beautiful location and everything you could need
aramis’ s hut in piha is stunning the location is perfect within walking distance of all the sights
amazing place very relaxing just a short walk to the beach and piha store
we loved our stay great location and view
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2. Tasman Hut (from USD 167)

Both the inside and outside spaces of Tasman Hut were sprinkled with equal attention. The cute interior doesn’t skimp on style and amenities, as it features a loft with a plush bed, a lounge with a convertible sofa bed, and a well-equipped kitchen. Meanwhile, the inviting tub takes all the glory on the outdoor deck. The snug seating area and umbrella are also great additions to the alfresco space.

This property benefits from the sights and sounds of nature thanks to its peaceful hillside location. You’ll be lulled to sleep, or awakened, by the melodic song of the birds.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
264 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous view great outdoor area and fantastic bed mattress
the tasman hut was cozy and comfortable had incredible views and the outdoor shower/bath was simply amazing
very private with a lovely outdoor warm bath/shower with pull across screen
loved the view from the bed best thing to wake up to nice and close to the beach
vanessa’s place was clean and functional
nice clean and cosy place
great host very helpful
vanessa was a great host quick to answer questions and give good advice
vanessa is a great host provided us with some food options
beautiful stay eith a host that communicates clearly
vanessa was an amazing host
great location and cute hut
really unique quiet and relaxing
beautiful cozy close to an incredible beach
beautiful place amazing location helpful hosts and a super cute dog to top it off
such a peaceful place to escape away to for the night
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3. Misty Mountain Hut (from USD 94)

Obtaining peace and quiet can be hard to achieve if you don’t stay in the right place, but you won’t have any trouble with that when you stay at this mountain hut. You’ll have amazing views of the mountains and Rimu trees to wake up to. Moreover, an outdoor shower and bath are included to help you become one with nature.

The beach is a 10-minute walk away so you can save time and money on getting to the ocean for some tanning and swimming, and you might be lucky enough to be visited by Tuis and Woodpigeons on your downtime by the outdoor fire. All these delightful amenities and conveniences make this inviting hut an excellent long-term rental in Piha, New Zealand.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
727 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the small touches like candles flowers firewood and blankets make it feel truly cozy
cozy beautiful clean tiny home best air bnb we have ever stayed in
nicely appointed comfortable rustic which i love
we had a great stay very comfortable
very clean with everything you could want
it was sparkling clean and so cosy
beautifully clean with extra tasteful touches that made our stay
even though it is in the bush antje keeps the hut extremely clean
clean stylish and delicious(the garden is right there ) we would highly recommend this space
antje was a great host too
antje & pita were really lovely and friendly people
she was very accommodating and the place was beautiful just as described
our hosts generously let us use some delicious veggies from their garden as well
very good communication from hosts
great stay at a great location
awesome place really close to piha but it feels super remote and private
this is such a cute place to stay
wonderful location & perfect getaway highly recommend
close to amazing piha beach
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4. Tranquil beach hut (from USD 50)

Solo travellers who need a quiet spot to get some extra work done, as well as couples looking for a place for a romantic getaway, should consider staying at this beach hut’s private room, which has enough room for two guests. This hut is situated right by the beach so that you can start your snorkelling, fishing and boating early. There’s also the opportunity of being visited by NZ birds by the garden when you’re having a nice meal under the sun. Being surrounded by trees and gardens helps guests get some shade when the sun is out and add to the serenity of the area.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
234 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we used the small kitchen for cooking diner and it's really nice and clean
very clean and nice little place
the hut was clean & cozy
clean pretty and private
it is clean bright and inviting
everything was sparkling clean
claire is such a wonderful host
claire was an absolutely lovely host
claire is a great host
claire was a wonderful and thoughtful host
claire was a lovely host and was vert thoughtful
location was fantastic walking distance to shops cafe & beach
it is a very cute place to relax
a beautiful little cabin in a beautiful location
in walking distance to the waterfall and to the beach it's perfect situated
the location is also brilliant- piha beach and the falls are walkable within 20-10min
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5. Pet-friendly cabin with nice views (from USD 115)

Being able to take part in a variety of activities allows you to make more memories than you would if the options were limited, and that can be a piece of cake for those who stay at this cabin rental in Piha, West Auckland. In addition to being close to the beach so that you can go boating and scuba diving, the Piha Surf Club is right by in case you’ve never surfed before, and the Piha Cafe is close so that you have somewhere to get food and drinks after a long day in the ocean.

The outdoor space gives you plenty of room to relax outside when the weather is right, and views of the sea are hard to miss.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
215 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely gorgeous views and the house had amazing style super comfy beds and the appliances
loved the outdoor warm water shower the coffee machine and the super comfortable bed
a stunning view from the terrace clean and very nice facilities
the bunk beds are a bit uncomfortable for an adult but great for kids
second bedroom with bunk beds is probably better for kids than adults but my adult children survived
very clean and spacious
house was very clean and stylish
clean and well appointed and good value for money
jude's place was clean and had everything we needed
the house is stylish well equipped and laid out and sparkling clean
jude is a great host
jude was a responsive and helpful host when we needed him which was seldom
jude was a great host and was quick to respond to queries
jude was responsive even over christmas and a wonderful host
jude was very quick and responsive to our needs a great host
great location walking distance to everything
great location only 2 minutes walking distance to the beach
great location 5 minute walk to the beach
great location with style inside
good location to surfer beach
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6. Charming house near the beach (from USD 119)

Location is a major factor when it comes to picking the right spot for your accommodation, and this tiny house for rent in Piha, New Zealand, makes that effortless by being situated right on a cliff above the west coast of Auckland. This gives guests the pleasure of waking up and going to bed to excellent views of the ocean, as well as easy access to the beach so that they can go surfing, boating, fishing, or snorkeling.

Being only a 45-minute drive from Auckland’s airport also saves you time and money on commuting to the house, giving you more time for fun during your stay.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
292 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable bed and spectacular ocean views (including from the bed)
comfortable cosy cabin with great views out to sea and down to the beach
comfortable and well designed space
the bathroom with it’s heated floor is terrific
bathroom setup is great for the space they have modern and heated floors
clean warm and very stylish
very clean and set up perfectly
the place was very clean and tidy
room was very clean
very clean tidy and new
leigh is a great host
leigh was very friendly and helpful with recommendations
great hosts nearby if required
hosts are lovely and couldn't have asked for better treatment
attentive but respectful of privacy if need be
great location in a small town
great location only stayed for one night but wish we could could have stayed longer
great spot for a quiet weekend away from the city
la casita del mar is an ideal place to relax and unwind in a little piece of nz paradise
we definitely had a great stay and loved the location right on top of piha beach
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7. Tropical cabin set in a lush forest (from USD 89)

Make your trip to New Zealand one for the books and fill it with amazing memories and experiences. The first step is to book a unique place to stay especially if you’re after the sick ocean waves for a solid surf session.

This stunning one-bedroom Airbnb rental in Piha will be just perfect! It features a comfy queen-size bed and a gorgeous bathroom with complete essentials. Guests can enjoy waking up to a view of the lush forest as it opens to the scenic greenery. Walk on over to the patio and enjoy your breakfast or cup of coffee just absorbing the natural wonder of your presence. Basic amenities include a small fridge with coffee facilities, water, and tea. The bathroom has hot water and shower essentials.

The property has private parking on the premises and a well-lit private entrance up to the cabin for some privacy. Located in a coastal village on the West Coast of Piha, guests can make their way to downtown hubs and hang out spots in 45 minutes, while the North Piha beach is just across the cabin.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the guest room is really charming
the cabin is beautifully appointed with a really warm and comfortable feel
clean quiet peaceful
cabin is charming and very clean
the place was clean and quite private
great place to stay clean and tidy
the cabin was clean cosy and contemporary
cheers matthew and sue for the friendly hospitality :)
welcoming host gorgeously styled private space
hosts are super nice and kind
lovely hosts that give you your privacy
the owners are extremely accommodating and friendly
what a wonderful location truly a slice of paradise
great location 1 min walk to the beach
location is easy to find with easy access to the beach
the location is perfect and a great place to stay to get away
great location beautiful cabin and awesome hosts
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8. Chic flat with a stylish kitchen and courtyard (from USD 91)

When in Piha, make it a point to skip the hotels but instead, stay in the rustic and chic flat hosted by Helen. This hidden gem of a place is best for guests of two and is conveniently near the beach and downtown cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Those who love to cook and plan to meal prep throughout their stay will enjoy making use of the rustic red kitchen and its spacious countertops, as well as the fully decked cookware and appliances. There’s a gorgeous outdoor courtyard with patio furniture best for small get-togethers with big groups of friends and families for BBQ nights and potlucks.

Guests of two can enjoy a good night’s rest on a queen bed with other amenities like Wi-Fi, heating, hot water, and bathroom essentials with their functioning bathroom among other amenities. Book this amazing hidden gem in the heart of Piha and enjoy posting awesome design feats on your Instagram feed.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
157 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is probably the most comfortable one i’ve seen through my entire airbnb life kitchen is well equipped
it’s the perfect studio apartment really
the kitchen was quite basic as well without many options for cooking
it is clean and has plenty of space
the unit was very clean
the accommodation is simple but clean and comfortable
such a clean open space to be in
again functional and clean
helen was a fantastic host
helen is the perfect host
helen was so helpful
helen is a great host as well
host was incredibly helpful and friendly
great location walking distance to beaches and cafes
amazing location and hosts
fantastic spot so close to the beach
great location easy & quick walk to the beach and trails
super cozy and close to everything in piha
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9. Tiny house by the ocean (from USD 116)

Location plays a major role when it comes to having a good time at your vacation rental, and this tiny house takes that into consideration by being situated on the West Coast of Piha Beach. These grants guests the opportunity to have views of the sand, the ocean, and valleys, where you can get a good hike in before you can for a dive in the water. The open-plan living area helps add to the views whether you’re inside or outside, and Wi-Fi has been added so that you can watch your favourite shows and movies while enjoying a meal that you made yourself.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
329 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome view from tiny house big deck:)everything you need is there comfy bed
the wifi worked perfectly and the fireplace was lovely when the sun went down
susannah's place is very cute and comfortable with fantastic views of piha beach
the place was very clean and check in was super easy
thanks susannah for being the easiest host to deal with
susannah is a great host and is very responsive and lovely
host was helpful and quick to respond
thank you susannah for being helpful and understanding
susannah is a great host and responds quickly even when outside nz
close to some very picturesque hikes
a lovely little getaway close to home
excellent little tiny house great location for a quiet break
loved the tiny house and the location was beautiful
absolutely amazing place to get away for the weekend
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10. Sea-esta

Being in walking distance of the best part of where you’re staying is a great benefit for any vacation rental, and in this case, this apartment achieves that by being that close to the beach, which comes in handy for people who plan on boating, fishing and snorkelling for their whole stay. The private room comes with a courtyard so that you have a spot to sit under the sun while you play cards or have breakfast or lunch. In case you want to watch movies or TV during your stay at night, the addition of Wi-Fi will make that a piece of cake.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
208 reviews  
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
expect to have a beautiful room with an amazing view of the beach
kitchen is very well equipped and the view from there is amazing
the dinning and living area were very comfortable with a great view of the beach
comfortable room and bed with en-suite our room was very clean with air conditioning
comfy beds with bedside tv and modern en-suite bathrooms complete this fabulous property
spotless clean fully recommend
sparkling clean and stylish place
it was sparkling clean
her place is very clean and spacious
fabulous bedroom with ensuite - so clean and stylish yet everything functional
very friendly host who let us help ourselves to the kitchen also
brenda was a very good communicating host
brenda was an outstanding host
a fantastic place with a fantastic host
brenda gave us great tips on where to eat and was an awesome host
such a great location :)
we loved the location as we were really close to the beach
modern with amazing location
a great place in a breathtaking location
lovely location and loved the upstairs area
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11. Bach guesthouse

Being able to have a good time where you’re staying and when you’re out on the town is important to achieve on your vacation, and that is made possible at this guesthouse in Piha. When you’re not out at the beach going fishing and snorkelling with friends, you’ll be able to go for a dip at the pool and unwind at the spa after a long, active day. Sky TV is available with all sports channels in case there’s a big game going on during your vacation that you don’t want to miss. Also, the lounge furniture makes it easy to be comfortable while you cheer your team on.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
208 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plus has a hair dryer heater and fan if needed :) very comfortable stay
the view from the pool area are absolutely stunning
loved the pool and the spa as well as the view from the deck
very clean tidy and pretty
very cozy clean guesthouse in a lovely tropical setting
it was nicely decorated and very clean
everything was really clean and tidy and the cabin is also equipped with all the things you need
very cute spot clean and tidy
jessica is a great host with quick response
kind and very helpful
jessica was a wonderful host
mike was super helpful and a great host we'd love to stay here someday again
jess and mike definitely make the experience they are super hosts
cute and cosy place close to piha
perfect location and wonderful place
comfortable perfect location and all around a wonderful stay
very cozy batch great location :-)
a private quiet setting that will ensure a restful stay
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12. Beach cottage by the water

Couples looking for a spot for a romantic getaway, as well as solo travellers who need somewhere quiet to get some extra work done, should consider staying at this cottage. It has room for two guests and is right by the beach, away from the noise of the city. This allows you to take outdoor chairs and enjoy views of the ocean, Lion Rock and other amazing natural settings. The bathroom, bedroom and other spaces in the cottage are designed to have a luxurious feel, and there is space to have a barbecue in case you want to try something different for dinner.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
187 reviews  
Entire house 1 Bed 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view cozy place with all the comforts of home
there is enough entertainment (tv radio dvds games) amenities and a perfect view no regrets
a beautiful space with big rooms and big views
filled with generous touches this was a very comfortable stay
the apartment is large clean has everything you need and the terrace and the view are beautiful
the place is clean & comfortable
lovely view and clean and comfy
it was so clean had everything needed for a perfect relaxing weekend
spotlessly clean welcoming & pure kiwi piha
what a view very clean and well presented wee house set in tranquil surroundings
welcoming and informative hosts
hosts are great to deal with
the sundeck was marvelous and informations nick provided in his mails where very helpful
ali was a great host and the check in and out process was very easy
nick & ali were great hosts very accommodating and great communication
amazing location and beautiful scenery
great location for a getaway from the city
a perfect location for piha beach
great location and really wonderful place to rest
we thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to take and enjoy a well deserved break in a timeless location
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13. Retro bach

Solo travellers looking for a quiet place to get some work done and have a relaxing time, couples who need a spot for a romantic getaway, and best friends who want to explore somewhere new should consider staying at this guesthouse. This spot is great for surfing because it’s in walking distance from the beach, and the shopping centres and cafes are right by the ocean so that you have a place for a good meal under the sun and somewhere to buy gifts for people back at home. Several bush walks are nearby so that you have somewhere to get exercise and take photos to show off to people at home.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
92 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Magic Piha beach with stunning views

Some of the best places to stay at on your time off are those that give you enough room to bring the whole family or a group of friends. If that’s what your aim is, then we advise staying at this house, which has enough room for five people and has all of the bedroom, living room and bathroom accommodations needed for a relaxing stay. The open plan living gives you a great view of the ocean, beach and valleys to wake up to while you have a nice meal that you made yourself and watch your favourite shows and movies on Netflix through the free Wi-Fi.

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Piha, Auckland, New Zealand
135 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable house with absolutely stunning views
stunning view comfortable and stylish bach
spectacular view kitchen is very well equipped
comfortable beds and warm gorgeous interior with outstanding views
awesome views comfortable beds adequate kitchen and bathroom
it was very clean and the beds comfortable
impeccably clean and very easy to enjoy
beautiful comfy clean linen and bed we were very impressed and felt at home at this airbnb
this house is amazing great views the place is very clean and comfortable
thank you for being such a great host
host was great to deal with
and fourth vicki is a responsive helpful host
vicki was fast at responding to us whenever we needed and was quite helpful
great location for the beach
a very nice location a wonderful setting
great place in the bush and close to the beach
walking distance to the beach and beautiful hikes
good location for road access and not far from the beach
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Work on your tan in Piha!

The beach is a great spot for a vacation because of the stunning views and the variety of activities that you get to take part in. Thanks to the Airbnb and Bookabach holiday homes in Piha, the city is a great option for a place to stay if you want to work on your tan or go surfing and snorkelling in the water. Keep these options in mind when you plan your next trip to Piha.

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Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Piha, New Zealand

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Piha are ideal for long-term stays?

Those who are looking to have a comfortable extended stay in Piha can check out the gorgeous Misty Mountain Hut, this tranquil beach hut, and this pet-friendly cabin with nice views.

2. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Piha have parking?

While most of the properties on this list come with car parking facilities, some of the best options you can check out are Tasman Hut, Misty Mountain Hut, this tranquil beach hut, and this charming house near the beach.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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