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Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Raglan, New Zealand - Updated 2020

airbnb Raglan, New Zealand
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Raglan is a small beach town on the North Island of New Zealand. It is best known as a surf town since it has over eight kilometers (five miles) of amazing surf breaks like Indicators, Whale Bay, Vortex Bay, and Manu Bay, which was actually featured in the movies “The Endless Summer” and “Last Paradise”. Raglan is also home to New Zealand’s first sanctioned surf school and has played host to a number of surf competitions, including the world championship surfing event in 1998. What’s more, Raglan also has a great music scene (especially reggae) and a variety of live music venues such as the Yot Club, Harbour View Hotel, and The Old School. If you are looking for a vacation to spend outdoors or just searching for that perfect wave, then check out this list of Airbnb vacation rentals in Raglan, New Zealand, so you can make those dreams come to fruition.

1. Rangimarie bed and breakfast in Moonlight Bay (from USD 86)

First up is a peaceful bed and breakfast apartment that overlooks Moonlight Bay. This apartment has three beds (two are part of a trundle bed set), a bathroom, a kitchenette, an outdoor seating area, and floor-to-ceiling windows that let in a lot of sunlight. What’s more, guests will also be within easy reach of a private beach on Moonlight Bay, Raglan Wharf, and the city center, which harbors plenty of restaurants, cafes, galleries, and evening entertainment spots, so you are never far from the fun. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate four guests.

MoonlightBay,Superb Views,Kayak,Beach,Wine Tasting
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
326 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable stay with amazing views
a lovely comfortable place with outstanding views
lots of extras provided like fan heater books dvds etc
the guest suite has everything essential (kitchenette and private bathroom) with some lovely views of the lake
great view and comfy bed at this b & b
Cleanliness:
very clean and private
everything was clean and comfy
very clean and cosy with everything you need
the house was very clean and beautiful
the accommodation is modern very clean and the bed very comfortable
Host:
host was very kind
friendly and helpful hosts
they provided helpful tips and useful resources to help us decide what we would do each day
hosts absolutely lovely felt very welcomed when we arrived and was given privacy
the host is kind enough to provide a proper breakfast for you
Location:
great spot close to raglan
very nice place close to town
we had a walk on the private beach it was magnificent thank you
a cosy stylish and very comfortable accomodation in a stunning location
gorgeous location and lovely hosts
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2. Lovely yurt in Raglan (from USD 126)

Yes, I understand that you may not be completely aware of what a yurt is, but don’t worry, you won’t be in the dark for too much longer. A yurt is a basically a circular studio apartment created in a sustainable manner, for the purpose of disconnecting guests from the hustle and bustle of technology and city life. This spacious yurt comes with a double bed that can sleep two, a sofa, a small kitchen, a bathroom (composting toilet and outdoor bamboo shower with hot water), and an outdoor fireplace, among the other essentials. The hosts are also self-proclaimed foodies and will likely leave you a fun treat to try, so be on the lookout for that! In addition, the yurt is just a five-minute walk away from the town center, where guests will find restaurants, cafes, and more. If this yurt isn’t available for rent, the hosts can recommend another one!

The Raglan Yurt: Experience yurt-life at its best
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
204 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was super comfortable
especially kitchen condiments and you may become addicted to their beautiful yoghurt
we loved the outdoor shower and candles and the complete feeling of “getting away from it all”
beautiful little touches for our honeymoon and great breakfast tash & seb beautiful people and hosts
amazing place in such an idyllic setting beautiful yurt and an incredible outside shower
Cleanliness:
peaceful tranquil beautiful clean space
very clean and well decorated to suit the style of the yurt
beautiful clean yurt that’s very close to the main raglan township
Host:
wonderful hosts with a wonderful yurt my partner and i had a splendid time
great hosts we would definitely stay here again very tidy little yurt
awesome place and awesome hosts would definitely recommend
the hosts thought of everything making the visit very special
amazing accommodation with amazing hosts can't recommend enough x
Location:
location was easy walk to town
great location as it is within walking distance to the town
it had a great location close to the main strip
great location and a great space we only wish we could have stayed longer
great location close to town and the beach
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3. Kauri Tree Retreat (from USD 131)

The three most important factors that draw tourists to New Zealand are undoubtedly relaxing beaches, good surf, and of course, delicious coffee. And fortunately, the Kauri Tree Retreat hits the trifecta with all three. It is within walking distance of Ngarunui Beach, which is not only beautiful in its own right, but also has world-renowned surf breaks. Plus, you are just a few minutes away from amazing coffee places in the town square. If that isn’t enough, other nearby attractions (within 30 minutes) include Waingaro Hot Springs, Raglan Museum, Bridal Veil Falls, hiking trails up Mt. Karioi, and Whine Moe harbor, just to name a few. The retreat itself is actually a bungalow with one bedroom, tow beds, and one bathroom. There is also a small kitchen, a living area, a barbecue space, and modern finishes throughout. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Kauri Tree Retreat. Close to beach, surf, coffee.
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
218 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and lovely deck
very comfortable bed with quality linen to go with other artistic furnishings and flourishes
the bed is so comfortable it’s like sleeping on a cloud
the shower was fantastic
new modern private clean sheets comfy king bed close to township excellent host
Cleanliness:
perfect very clean tidy and tasteful decor
clean warm and so homely
the place is beautiful clean and comfortable
an immaculately clean beautifully presented little place that felt big
super clean and comfortable with everything you could need
Host:
sharon is a wonderful and thoughtful host
sharon the host is lovely and so so welcoming
beautiful place to stay and sharon was a great host
sharon is a fantastic host and is super prompt with contact and very helpful
sharon is a really friendly host worth to book her house again
Location:
the location was amazing
amazing location so close to everything
fantastic place to stay right near the surf beaches and still close to town
very close to town and a beautiful spot
close to the beach town and some good restaurants
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4. Lorenzen Bay hideaway (from USD 83)

This peaceful hideaway is just barely hidden away from Lorenzen Bay and Cox Bay, and you will still have beautiful views of both. Located just a 20-minute walk away from downtown Raglan, the studio suite is fully furnished with a king bed, a lofted sofa bed, a bathroom, a kitchenette, a well-appointed living area, a balcony, a small BBQ, as well as kayaks and body boards for use. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests.

Lorenzen Bay Hideaway -Home Theatre & Kayaks
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
330 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little apartment with all amenities you need
wonderfully comfortable apartment with great amenities
generous breakfast supplied and free bottle wine and chocolates
such a stunning little apartment worth the amount
a great warm clean space plenty room and all amenities you would ever need to make simple meal
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
very clean and well presented space
this place was really clean and tidy
the hideaway was sparkling clean and cosy
adorable clean and comfortable place
Host:
lovely hosts who were good at responding quickly
hosts were great and welcoming
friendly hosts and easy access
the hosts were do friendly and welcoming
overall great hosts and nice place
Location:
great location just outside downtown
great location and beautiful city
a relaxing and peaceful location yet a few minutes to the township
a great location from raglan village only five minutes drive
great little spot very close to the bay
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5. Joyce's place in the heart of Raglan (from USD 86)

If you are hoping to be in the center of the town then Joyce is your person. Joyce’s place is not even five minutes away from all the restaurants, shops, cafes, and markets in downtown Raglan. And the amazing location does not mean you have to sacrifice space. You actually have the entire house to yourself, which consists of a bedroom, a bathroom, a full kitchen, a lounge area, a dining area, and an outdoor seating area. Kayaks and fishing gear are provided for those who wish to engage in some water sports. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Joyce's Place in the heart of Raglan
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
186 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck is great with comfortable furniture
i appreciated michelle and gordon's extra touches of the staples in the pantry and toiletries in the bathroom
the bed was super comfortable - we had a brilliant sleep
the kitchen is impressively stocked with equipment i can’t think of anything else you would want
it is well equipped with everything needed for a very comfortable stay we would highly recommend it
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy and very homely
sparkling clean super comfy double bed
very clean just a great place to stay
nice large space that was clean and well kept
very clean close to town lots of extra towels etc available very comfy
Host:
thank you to our friendly helpful hosts
the hosts were friendly and generous
hosts were very helpful when needed
amazing hosts easy to deal with
michelle and gordon were amazing hosts
Location:
so the location was perfect - so close enough but not too close
great location - easy walk to the township
great location close to the beach
location was perfect with easy walk into the village
great location easy walk into town
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6. Sun-filled studio space (from USD 53)

This sunny guesthouse is located in a cul de sac just a little outside of the city center. It is about a 20-minute drive away from downtown restaurants and cafes, and just about a five to 10-minute drive away from plenty of surf beaches. The guest suite has a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a kitchenette, a living space, a dining area, as well as a shared sun deck and a garden. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Simple but stylish studio space
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
156 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
robyn’s space is so lovely so comfortable and a great location
thank you robyn for such a peaceful comfortable stay
stunning well thought out space and facilities with nice touches
a beautiful studio - so comfortable and homely
Cleanliness:
very clean and homely
a lovely clean cosey comfortable studio
clean and compact with a simple scandinavian feel
very clean and had great amenities
clean comfy and cute would stay there again
Host:
recommendations for local eateries were super helpful
beautiful place lovely host
thank you for being so kind
a kind and thoughtful host with a very stylish place
robyn is an amazing host with amazing suggestions and her little doggos are the best greeters in town
Location:
location is nice too
location was great a pretty walk into town for dinner
great location nice and peaceful space
a fantastic little place in a lovely quiet location close to town
very easy to find and close to the town centre
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7. Sparkling waters, great views and amazing location (from USD 86)

No, it’s not an Airbnb in the La Croix factory but rather an Airbnb next to the sparkling waters of the bay. While you are staying in this waterfront property, you will be just a 10-minute walk away from the city center, which is chock full of restaurants, and a two-minute walk away from the beach. This apartment has a bedroom with a plush bed, a clean bathroom, and additional amenities including a private deck, a furnished courtyard, a kitchen, a living area, and a dining area. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

'Sparkling Water', great views and location
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
123 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice open plan space and large shower room
dave's space is incredibly comfortable and thoughtfully-appointed
great that everything we could need was right there - towels hair dryer cutlery/dishes iron/board etc
great place to stay the room is very big and has a great outdoor area and view
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy place
sparkling clean and very stylish decor
unit was very clean and the shower is amazing
beautiful clean and comfortable interior
dave left it very clean for us and we had everything we needed
Host:
dave was a great host and made us feel at home
great host beautiful and stylish
dave is the perfect host
dave was a great host
dave was a wonderful host and even went above and beyond and let us use his kayaks
Location:
great location - quick walk to town
great place good location to the wharf
great location with the wharf and the main streets of raglan all within an easy walking distance
great location perfect for a couple
dave's place is the perfect distance between town and the wharf an easy walk to either
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8. Raglan R&R (from USD 166)

Welcome to glamping. The Raglan R&R is a luxurious camping (or “glamping”) experience on a rural farm just about 10 minutes away from Raglan. Here, you will have your own luxe tent with a bed and a bathroom. Not only will you get to experience local hospitality, but you will also have access to an expansive deck, luxurious spa amenities under the stars, and some great surf spots! Look forward to daily BBQs on the deck and wine and marshmallow gatherings around the fire pit when you book this lovely tent that can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Raglan R&R - one
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
140 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredibly comfy bed and fantastic amenities including games and a blue tooth speaker
we loved the spa pool and took advantage of the grill and fire pit several times
the bed was super comfortable and the tent had heat so it was super cozy
the tent stayed warm and dry and we felt very cozy & safe inside
Cleanliness:
it is sparkling clean and the perfect place to base yourself while visiting raglan
beautiful clean warm place with everything you need to relax and unwind
amazing location amazing accomodation everything was clean as a whistle and immaculate
Host:
amazing space with outstanding hosts
bruce and brenda were wonderful hosts
the hosts were lovely and there were many thoughtful touches
brenda & bruce were great hosts
thanks to the lovely hosts for having us stay
Location:
such a beautiful getaway perfect location
beautiful location beautiful place and overall amazing and restful experience
such an amazing spot for glamping close to the town centre
best place to go if you wanna take a break from busy city life
beautiful place to get away and relax
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9. Charming tipi in Raglan (from USD 33)

And for the last listing today, we have another unique Airbnb experience - a tipi. Yes, you read that right, this rental is for a private room in a very spacious and fully insulated tipi in Raglan. Your rental here includes a private bedroom with a bed, a shared bathroom, a kitchen, an outdoor BBQ, and paddle boards that are best used on high tide. The Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

The Raglan Tipi
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
115 reviews
Private room in tipi 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
surprinsly enough room to fit a portacot and bags
would recommend mark's teepee for anyone looking for a comfortable bed for a night or two
excellent idea and super super comfortable and fun
nice stay in a great tipi the bed was super comfy
very special and cool teepee also the bed was really comfortable
Cleanliness:
warm clean and surprisingly spacious
the tipi was very warm the bed very comfy everything clean and tidy
tipi was very tidy and clean
Host:
hosts are very helpful and kind
mark was an amazing host
ben was a really friendly host
great recommendations from the owner on places to see aswell
the owner is a friendly guy who can help you with everything and he’s easy going as well
Location:
easy access to hiking trails and close to town
awesome tipi in a great location
thoughtful setting great location and nice people
the tipi is so charming and the location is super close to town
i highly recommend staying here location for perfect
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10. Cozy bohemian-inspired tree house in the woods (from USD 116)

Road trips and camping are great weekend activities especially on long holiday weekends. The next time you decide to go on a weekend trip away, consider booking your stay at Raglan Treehouse with you and your friends. Best for three people, and small families, the Raglan Treehouse is fully equipped and located in a secluded part of Waikato, on the edge of Mount Karioi, about 4 km (2.48 miles) from New Zealand’s renowned surf breaks, Manu Bay and Raglan. The quaint yet charming bohemian-inspired treehouse has a queen-size bedroom, complete bathroom access and essentials, hot water, heating, Wifi access, and free parking. Couples can also cook their own meals in the kitchenette with a stove, basic cookware, and heating appliances, best for for breakfast. Tara and Guillaume also layout local coffee and tea for guests and even candles for those who just wish to relax in the peaceful vibe of the Karori wilderness.

Raglan Treehouse in the Woods
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
196 reviews
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
limited cellphone or wi-fi access was a blessing
the bed is suepr comfy the facilities perfect and the view is unbeatable
view was beautiful bed was comfy and everything was nice and clean
Cleanliness:
raglan had the best bohemian atmosphere - clean friendly and organics
the house was clean and comfortable
the treehouse was lovely and clean
tara was great in communicating throughout and the accommodation was clean and the beds and linens comfortable
<3 - cozy mini tree house - clean chic and warm <3 - really really love it
Host:
hosts are great and quick communicators
highly recommend hosts were so accommodating and left you to it
hosts were lovely and will definitely be recommending to others to enjoy this little slice of nz paradise
this is truely a one of a kind experience
tara and guillaume were fantastic hosts around if we needed them but left us to enjoy our time
Location:
great location for a few nights away
beautiful location ideal spot for a getaway with your partner
this place is a mini paradise
great location amazing views
such a peaceful spot and the perfect place to unplug from city life
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11. Charming studio flat for three five minutes from Lorenzen Bay by foot (from USD 83)

When in Raglan, try and explore the locale of the Waikato region and consider staying at a local’s homestay. For those who wish to be close to downtown, Terese and Kobe’s homestay is just nearby the main attractions, walking distance from Lorenzen Bay and nearby hidden fishing spots for those who wish to get some alone time while in Waikato. The pace is charming and big enough for three people, with a queen-sized sofa bed, a king-sized bed, and a decked single bed for those traveling with kids or last-minute company. Guests have access to a fully equipped kitchenette, with basic electronic appliances, like a fridge, microwave, and oven toaster. Amenities include wifi access, heating, cable TV, hot water, and free street parking, as well as a small patio in the backyard garden for relaxing wine sessions after a long day of exploring; a perfect nightcap in beautiful Raglan.

Lorenzen Bay Hideaway -Home Theatre & Kayaks
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
330 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little apartment with all amenities you need
wonderfully comfortable apartment with great amenities
generous breakfast supplied and free bottle wine and chocolates
such a stunning little apartment worth the amount
a great warm clean space plenty room and all amenities you would ever need to make simple meal
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
very clean and well presented space
this place was really clean and tidy
the hideaway was sparkling clean and cosy
adorable clean and comfortable place
Host:
lovely hosts who were good at responding quickly
hosts were great and welcoming
friendly hosts and easy access
the hosts were do friendly and welcoming
overall great hosts and nice place
Location:
great location just outside downtown
great location and beautiful city
a relaxing and peaceful location yet a few minutes to the township
a great location from raglan village only five minutes drive
great little spot very close to the bay
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12. Secluded love bus in Raglan

Are you tired of your usual hotel accommodation and want to experience a different kind of accommodations? If you answered yes, then you’ll love this bus converted into a studio-like home that can accommodate up to three guests, ideal for a small family, a couple, or a solo traveler. Inside, you’ll find a queen bed, a seating area, and a fully functional kitchen with a sink for those who wish to cook indoors. As for the outside, you’ll find a spacious deck with outdoor seating and dining, a barbecue facility, a bathtub, and a spectacular view of the ocean and the mountains.

Raglan LoveBus - Romantic escape nestled in nature
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
238 reviews
Bus 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful uninterrupted views such a comfy bed with lush bedding and pillows
great hosts lovely views and a comfortable place to stay
the bed is comfortable and the bus has plenty of space for 2
Cleanliness:
nice clean bathroom warm bed
property is cute clean and tidy
bus was clean and neat
we really enjoyed the outdoor fire and bath bed was really comfy and everything was sparkling clean
Host:
lovely hosts and extremely cosy bed
with great hosts who are helpful and accommodating
tara & guillaume were helpful & quick with their responses
tara and guillaume were wonderful hosts really helpful attentive and friendly
thank you for hosting us we thoroughly enjoyed our stay
Location:
the bus is so cool
loved the love bus the location is perfect to unwind
love how isolated the bus is
cute fun remote place would recommend
love bus was exactly as described
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13. Holiday home near the beach

Located on private property, near the main beach, and away from other houses, this Airbnb vacation rental is a newly built holiday home with Scandinavian-like design. The house comes with many windows and glass sliding doors that make the place bright, airy, and relaxing. The two bedrooms are spacious and contain king-size beds that can accommodate up to five guests. Also, you’ll find here a modern kitchen, laundry facility, a dining set-up, a seating area, and a private bathroom with a shower. Additionally, it has a terrace with alfresco dining and an amazing view of the outdoors that will make every meal special.

Black bach close to the beach
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
31 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful home with stunning furnishings and very comfy bed
kitchen bathroom and bedroom(s) function well which overall allowed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay
Cleanliness:
we loved this bach clean stylish and comfortable
tess and tom's space is stylish clean and in a perfect location
super clean and tidy bach that is privately situated with a generous outdoor deck
Host:
hosts are lovely and accomodating too
responsive and helpful hosts
Location:
ideal for a weekend break-away close to the sea
great location very relaxing and peaceful
beautiful and functional and so close to town and beach when you choose to go out
such a cool little place and the location is awesome
the location so close to the beach was perfect for us
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14. The Hibiscus Cottage

If you want to stay a bit out of the Raglan city center, then keep reading to learn more about the Hibiscus Cottage. It is a self-contained studio suite with a plush bed, a clean bathroom, a well-appointed kitchen, a cozy dining area, and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating areas (with a hammock). It is also equipped with beach towels, mats, umbrellas, reading material and anything else you may need for the perfect beach day. If you do feel like going into town, you are technically not that far away since you can get there in just a 10-minute drive. But this is definitely more of a beachfront property than a downtown space. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Hibiscus Cottage, quiet studio for 2, out of town
123 reviews
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests

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