There is a thing about travels, it is that the smaller the town the better the experience. Rangiora, an area less than 20 square kilometers, and population under 20,000 is the ideal location for a small-town, simple-life experience. There really isn’t much to see, a few resorts, an old wooden church, a museum and that’s about it, but the charm comes from the greenery around, the spots to spread out a picnic blanket and the hiking trails that beckon exploration.
The town, a satellite town of the largest city of South Island of New Zealand, Christchurch, is originally a Maori settlement. But the beauty, unadulterated air and the pristine grazing lands around, inspired a Canterbury surveyor, Charles Obins Torlesse, to pitch his tents in 1851 and invite more Europeans to this little piece of paradise. This confluence of these two civilizations led to the development of this beautiful little town, where everything from the life to the meals and culture is simple but still culturally rich. There is nothing better than getting that sense of belonging in such a beautiful town, even if it is for a week! We present to you the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Rangiora, that gives a chance to live a simple, meaningful life.
A spacious and modern home, fit for a family and comes with two rooms for adults, one for the kids and a kennel for the dog. Best of all, you will enjoy cooking locally sourced ingredients and relishing homemade meals outdoors in the warmth of your garden. It may not be Maori, but it surely is Rangiora! The host’s parents, who can assist with the things-to-do in Rangiora, have enough experience in the town to share stories with your family!
Kensington PalaceRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Perfect for a couple of backpackers looking for a delightful stay on a budget, the room in this relaxing home opens up to green lawns and rose bushes. The perks of this room include wifi, a television, a swimming pool, and free breakfast in a relaxed and friendly home. The hosts are also available for your questions on all things Rangiora.
Relaxing home and comfortable roomRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Another posh and luxurious stay for backpackers on a budget. The modern home belongs to a retired couple who enjoy traveling and exchanging adventurous stories. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and gives you a nice feeling of living in a small town, like royalty! The private room is spacious and well decorated, accentuated with warmth from Rangiora.
Beauty on BelmontRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Just like in the movies, beautiful home, outlined with a lush green garden, with streaks of sunshine falling right on the family couch. The three-bedroom home is a treasure for quality family time. It comes with a model kitchen, all appliances included, wifi and the perfect dining table to host your holiday family feast.
Sunny Rangiora HomeRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Another signature sunny Rangiora home, its location is an ideal starting point for all scenic attractions of the South Island of New Zealand, from skiing at Mt Hutt and camping outdoors. The private room comes with a spacious bathroom and a private lounge with wifi. And this package is only 20 minutes from the Christchurch International Airport.
Ron and Rosie'sRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Perfect for backpackers, the room in the nature lodge is minutes away from the Ashley River with walking and biking tracks along its banks. As close to nature it can be, the sparkling clean studio is plastered with greenery all around and is also close to restaurants around. The host even suggests a 60 km (37 miles) bike ride to Christchurch and back!
Biking and camping Rangiora Holiday parkFernside, Canterbury, New Zealand
The beautifully decorated and romantic one-bedroom home echoes with chirps of birds to go with the herd of deer that could surprise you on the paddock. The dream home is minutes away from Rangiora’s charming street lined with the town’s best restaurants and the glorious Waikuku beach where you can surf and swim. The windows of the home are like framed pictures of verdant landscapes and the home exudes relaxation and warmth at all corners. Try this for a romantic getaway!
Havilah Self Catering Country ApartmentLoburn, Canterbury, New Zealand
For the solo traveler who wants a nice comfortable place to relax, away from the noisy cities, but needs all the facilities, this is the place! It comes with a full kitchen, lounge, bathroom, and a washing machine and is a short distance from the main town.
Relax and enjoy at 4 Tripoli Street.Canterbury, New Zealand
Another one of Rangiora’s best, the beautifully renovated stone property is set in a half an acre of private gardens and comes with spacious, elegantly decorated rooms. The top floor bedroom is open plan, with your own lounge area and a simple kitchenette area. The hosts are welcoming and are more than happy to help you with your planning. This home really gives you a sense of what it would be like to live in a resort! And, it plays within your budget!
SELF CONTAINED. SUPER HOSTS. SUPER COMFORTABLE.Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
For the couple or the friends looking to make a friend and learn more about the little town of Rangiora, a stay in this cozy private room would be great! You can stream a movie or you could just take a cab to the city center from here, both great ways to enjoy your holiday.
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Rangiora- a sunny and warm paradise!
A glimpse at these ten homes gives you an idea of the warmth this little, South Kiwi town exudes. It’s the best of both worlds really, with beaches and pastures! Its no Rome or Paris, but just the experience of sitting down with your family, cooking your own comfort food, and listening to the music of the town, it is pure bliss. You are sure to appreciate the town’s efforts in keeping it humble and interesting. It’s a small area packed with experience! If Rangiora isn’t on your list right now, it should!
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