Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand - Updated 2022

airbnb Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand is known for many things, from the eclectic city of Auckland to the enchanting beauty of its landscape. However, few people know of Torbay, a little suburb tucked away in Auckland. This hamlet is perched in a very tranquil part of the city, offering just enough serenity to those who seek to escape the rush of the city.

With its enviable seaside location, visitors to this area will be rewarded with a breathtaking sea view and a relaxing aura. Spend time at the beach and take advantage of this delightful attraction. Thankfully, there are numerous places to stay here. Check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Torbay.

1. Beautiful beach house (from USD 206)

If you’re looking for a place that’s close to the beach then check out this lovely house that’s just a short stroll away. It’s perfect for a large group vacation as it has five bedrooms and can host up to 13 guests. Other than being close to the beach, this rental is also very close to public transport options, allowing you to connect to the area’s attractions.

This is a perfect home away from home that will comfortably accommodate you and your loved ones. There’s a luxurious living space with elegant furniture. The kitchen is adjacent to the living space, offering ample space with modern cooking facilities. Each bedroom is designed to offer comfort with plush beds promising a good night’s rest. Also available are free Wi-Fi and on-site parking for three cars.

A beautiful beach house with a pool
Auckland, New Zealand
77 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 13 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of space great deck and the pool was fantastic
the kitchen is well equipped and the balcony has a good view with the ocean in the distance
each person had a bed no fold out lounges etc which was perfect
lovely sea views across the bay and our kids loved the pool
great location wonderful views huge house all modes cons nice pool for a dip would highly recommend
extremely well kept and clean
the house was clean and roomy and anne was extremely friendly and helpful
absolutely fabulous house clean light and airy all the mod cons
very good house near the seaside house space is large especially clean room the landlord is very friendly
highly recommend house and host
great host lovely home very relaxing
anne was a wonderful host
great service anne was very helpful when needed
anne is a wonderful host and the property is awesome
great location house well suited for a family
great house close to the beach
great house beautiful location very comfortable stay
very short walk to lovely long bay and a short drive to the even lovelier torbay beach
it is located residential area just near long bay regional park so it is quiet and safe
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2. Studio apartment (from USD 55)

This next vacation rental is a studio that’s ideal for two guests. However, if you’re planning a solo trip, you can also book it. This accommodation is found close to the beach, a perfect location for those who love the ocean. This rental is also very close to the Torbay Shopping Center, so you’ll be able to effortlessly do your grocery shopping.

The studio has all the creature comforts of a modern home. Enjoy amenities like a cushy bed, a kitchenette with basic cooking facilities, and a television with cable channels. Wi-Fi is also available for those who want internet access.

Studio Apartment near Long Bay Beach
Auckland, New Zealand
105 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings and amenities were tasteful comfortable and just what we needed
the panel heater made the room lovely and toasty
it is beautifully furnished with high quality amenities - and the "basic" breakfast was delicious
everything you could want is provided including a coffee machine and delicious breakfast
very comfortable bed and superb breakfast
it is very clean and comfortable
a clean and pleasant cottage
comfortable and clean accommodation by a beautiful beach
barbara's place is very clean and comfortable
her house is always clean and tidy
the host is kind and helpful
great space friendly host with quick response time
and barbara is an amazing host
hosts are a wonderful couple and very obliging
barbara and colin were the best hosts
great location near long bay regional park
location is great as it is so close to long bay
great location and value for money
great location close to beach and transport
such a cute place to stay
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3. Beach retreat (from USD 54)

Yet another accommodation close to the beach, this one is also a perfect place for beach lovers. It’s a one-bedroom chalet, offering accommodation for up to two guests. Within an easy walk from here, you’ll be at the shopping center, where there are various cafes and restaurants.

This rental is a wonderful place to stay, as it offers homely facilities amidst a very tranquil environment. There’s a kitchen that’s ideal for those planning to do their own cooking. The bedroom is a cozy space, your den of relaxation. You also get a cozy living space with a television and access to broadband internet. If you choose to get yourself wet, there are kayaks available on request.

"Beach Retreat" 300m to the Beach
Auckland, New Zealand
40 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is simple but inviting with a good bed and comfortable furnishings
really enjoyed our stay at the ‘beach retreat’ very comfortable and private beautiful location and amazing beaches
the bed was very comfortable and i enjoyed the kitchenette and private bathroom
great place the most comfortable airbnb bed we've come across
we stayed a few days in this little cozy cottage and we loved it
clean cozy and thoughtfully equipped
the place was comfortable clean and had everything we needed :)
her bach is lovely clean and inviting with all the modcons we needed
they are very kind and make you feel like you are at home
by the way they are great hosts
natalie was a wonderful host she made us feel welcome and cared for
natalie provided me with snacks upon arrival which was very helpful and showed me where everything was
we really enjoyed our stay the hosts were great very hospitable and thoughtful
walking distance to a beautiful beach
very close to long bay beach and a nice beach reserve walk
it`s a great location too you`ll find nearby everything needed
on top of that it is 5 minutes walking from the amazing long bay beach
great place to stay had a wonderful walking to the beach
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4. Private guest suite (from USD 66)

Rent out this guest suite that’s meant for up to four guests. It boasts a location that’s close to the beach, which is just a minute’s walk away. Auckland CBD is also nearby, only 15 minutes from here. The rental is apt for those interested in a place of their own with all the facilities of a modern accommodation. It has one bedroom which has a cushy double bed and a sofa bed in the living area.

Outside, there’s a courtyard with stunning outdoor furniture, a great place to relax at the end of the day. You can also cook your own meals here, as there’s a fully-equipped kitchen available.

Private, beach nearby, peaceful space, Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
65 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
excellent communication clean area awesome location
comfortable and clean apartment
bed was very comfortable and the space spotlessly clean
beautiful clean & cozy apartment thanks nicky for a great stay
lovely and clean and really nice decor
a very friendly helpful host
fabulous spot and fantastic host
host is easy to communicate with and extremely friendly and interesting
nicky is a wonderful host and we felt very comfortable staying at her place
nicky is a really welcoming and friendly host
great location just 2mins walk to a beautiful beach
great location wonderful place to stay
such a cozy cute and modern place
good stay 3 min walk to the beach down bottom
nicki's place is just lovely awesome spot close to the beach restaurants and motorway
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5. Palm paradise apartment (from USD 67)

Enjoy staying within walking distance of the beach by renting this two-bedroom apartment. It boasts enough space to host four guests, a perfect place for a family vacation. From here, you can take a short drive to Brown’s Bay, where there are various delightful restaurants, supermarkets, and cafes. And, with the bus stop just a short stroll from the apartment, you’ll be able to easily explore the area.

This rental is perfect for those looking for a homely accommodation. You get a cozy living space with a large window revealing the lush garden outside. You can also prepare your own meals here, thanks to the fully-equipped kitchen.

Palm Paradise. Entire unit, fully equipped kitchen
Auckland, New Zealand
102 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the internet connection was great and there were several channels on the television
great kitchen bathroom laundry services including dryer tv ready for our movies on usb
very comfortable and cosy space with everything we needed
kitchen had everything needed to cook with and washing machine included which was an added bonus
very nice and comfortable place to stay
this place was very clean
the place is quite clean and comfortable
the place is clean and spacious
clean and tidy well equipped kitchen
we found the unit to be clean and tidy
hosts were highly responsive and accommodating
hosts were very friendly and helpful
the hosts are warm and friendly and always ready to help
alex was a great host very responsive and friendly
the hosts were very friendly and helpful
great location for beach bus and city
good location and great value
location was great and in walking distance to shops and waiake beach
convenient location near the city short drive to points of interest
the location is nice and close to lots of beaches
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6. Charming modern apartment for couples just nearby a local beach

Discover the rural wonder of Torbay and stay at a Kiwi’s homestay. Take Marj’s one-bedroom flat for couples exploring the area and wish to stay for a few nights. The property is situated in a quiet and safe neighborhood and is just an eight-minute drive from the Albany shopping center. This charming guesthouse is well lit and fully functional, decked with modern and updated interiors. From the living space to the kitchen space for those who wish to do more than just sleeping in the Airbnb. Cooking is possible as amenities include basic cookware, an oven, and a microwave. Guests will be sleeping on a queen-bed and will have their own private bathroom complete with functioning shower and toilet, as well as basic toiletries. They can also enjoy the stunning view of the sea from Marj’s balcony, perfect for a relaxing coffee session before going out exploring the town.

Modern Apartment close to shops restaurants, beach
Auckland, New Zealand
109 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi and onsite parking are available
stunning modern apartment in a great location - with all the amenities that one would require
kitchen had everything we needed for our stay and bed was incredibly comfortable
fantastic hospitality the appartment wad fantastic with breakfast cereal milk fruit tea coffee supplied highly recommend
apartment was beautiful and equipped with everything i needed (lots of lovely touches)
really clean and cosy place
very clean and tidy marj was lovely and thoughtful with cookies on arrival
very clean and tidy a very comfortable stay
lovely place well presented clean and tidy
very warm quiet and clean
they hosts are really kindness
the host is so nice
and a really nice host
marg is a wonderful host and went out of her way to make us feel welcome
marj is a wonderful host
great apartment in great location
the location was also perfect as we could walk to the beach easily
marj was very helpful and the location was great
great apartment great location fabulous host
excellent location close to some lovely beaches and walks
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7. House near the beach

If you want an entire place to yourself, this is a perfect option. Rent out this two-bedroom house that’s perfect for up to five guests. It’s found in the neighborhood of Waiake, within a short walk to the beach. A five-minute drive will get you to cafes and restaurants, perfect if you intend to eat out. This homely accommodation has all the creature comforts of a modern house. Each room is well furnished, allowing you to stay in luxury. There’s also a large, well-equipped kitchen for you, if you’re interested in doing your own cooking.

Life by the Beach - 2 bedroom garden unit
Auckland, New Zealand
46 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is huge comfortable quiet and private
comfortable very quick and easy beach access canoes and very easy communications
the apartment is well equipped nicely decorated and furnished and is perfect for a family stay
everything was tidy clean spacious accommodating
spotlessly clean & lovely little touches to ensure our comfort
clean fresh and an all round great wee unit
the beds were comfortable and the linens were clean
the rooms were clean and bright with windows opening to a lovely garden where kids can play
amazing hosts with exceptional hospitality
friendly hosts who made our stay very enjoyable :)
everything you need is provided and host if very nice
we had a great welcoming from the hosts
friendly host who respects your privacy but is friendly and available if you need anything
great location within walking distance to the beach
great location close to the beach
great location and very spacious place
the location was great—a nice walk to browns bay and very short walk to the beach
the house is conveniently located within an easy walk to the nearby beach
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8. Torbay cottage

Enjoy the serenity of this neighborhood by staying in this quaint, two-bedroom cottage. Able to host four guests, you can bring your family here for a seaside vacation. This location is quite central, granting quick access to three beaches and a host of amenities, like restaurants and a supermarket.

This cottage offers ample space for guests, allowing you to quickly take on a relaxed mood. There’s a spacious terrace with seating that offers a view of the lush surroundings. Inside, the cozy space boasts elegant furniture in a bright and cheery living space. You also get a spacious kitchen for preparing your meals and two well-furnished bedrooms.

Torbay Cottage
18 reviews
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests

9. Private studio

Enjoy total privacy in this studio apartment that’s perfect for a couple. If you’re traveling alone, you could still rent this accommodation. It’s found just five minutes away from the beach, with various restaurants also located nearby. The space is a stunning combination of chic furniture and modern amenities. You get a plush bed and an elegant couch in the spacious interior.

A television is also available here, offering entertainment when you need it. The kitchen facilities available include a fridge, a microwave, a kettle, and a toaster. You also get free Wi-Fi connectivity.

Private Studio +Ensuite +WIFI & Own Access
81 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Private room in a bed and breakfast

The host of this rental offers the master bedroom of the house. This room is able to accommodate two guests, with a luxurious queen bed taking center stage. If you’re traveling alone, you could also stay here and enjoy the hospitality of the host. Within a short walk, you’ll be able to reach the beach and the bus stop is found right at your doorstep. Amenities offered here include a television with Netflix and free Wi-Fi. You also get the pleasure of your very own en-suite bathroom.

Ryno and Adri's bnb
24 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Rental in Torbay

For those looking for low-cost accommodation, this vacation rental fits the bill. It’s a private room that’s found in a house, located a short stroll from the Torbay shopping center. Waiake Beach is also close by, a great place to spend your days, enjoying the stunning view.

Entry to this private room is via an exclusive entrance, allowing you the liberty to come and go as you please. There’s also a private bathroom on the same floor as this room and laundry facilities are available, as well. The minimum number of people that can stay here is three, with two beds available for guests.

Hide away in Torbay - with or without kids
Auckland, New Zealand
32 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

12. Cute minimalist room for two in private home near Long Bay Beach

Travelers on their way to Auckland for the sick waves and local beaches but not planning to stay too long can consider a homestay instead of another hotel. Surfers who come to this part of Auckland and wish to check out Long Bay Beach can consider Karen’s cozy queen bedroom for a few nights. Space is tastefully decorated with minimalist monochromatic decor and is great for solo travelers and short term visitors. Guests will be sharing the home with the host and have access to the shared bathroom with basic toiletries provided, as well as hot water and a washer & dryer. There’s a small backyard garden and patio where guests can relax and end the long day at the beach chilling with a few beers for a perfect nightcap.

Friendly, Easy Going Kiwi's
Auckland, New Zealand
12 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a tidy room with a comfortable bed a desk and office chair
karen was a great host
great venue with a great host
karen is a friendly and considerate host and everything went smoothly
the off-street parking was helpful
ideally located in the north shore karen's place is a great option
her home is beautiful and in a great location for my trip
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Escape to Torbay

Escape the bustle of daily life and spend time in Torbay. With our list above, you have enough options of appropriate places to stay, whether you’re traveling alone or with your loved ones. So, go ahead and book yourself a rental today.

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