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.
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 poolAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsplenty of space great deck and the pool was fantasticthe kitchen is well equipped and the balcony has a good view with the ocean in the distanceeach person had a bed no fold out lounges etc which was perfectlovely sea views across the bay and our kids loved the poolgreat location wonderful views huge house all modes cons nice pool for a dip would highly recommendextremely well kept and cleanthe house was clean and roomy and anne was extremely friendly and helpfulabsolutely fabulous house clean light and airy all the mod consvery good house near the seaside house space is large especially clean room the landlord is very friendly
Host:highly recommend house and hostgreat host lovely home very relaxinganne was a wonderful hostgreat service anne was very helpful when neededanne is a wonderful host and the property is awesomeRead more reviewsgreat location house well suited for a familygreat house close to the beachgreat house beautiful location very comfortable stayvery short walk to lovely long bay and a short drive to the even lovelier torbay beachit is located residential area just near long bay regional park so it is quiet and safe
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 BeachAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings and amenities were tasteful comfortable and just what we neededthe panel heater made the room lovely and toastyit is beautifully furnished with high quality amenities - and the "basic" breakfast was deliciouseverything you could want is provided including a coffee machine and delicious breakfastvery comfortable bed and superb breakfastit is very clean and comfortablea clean and pleasant cottagecomfortable and clean accommodation by a beautiful beachbarbara's place is very clean and comfortableher house is always clean and tidy
Host:the host is kind and helpfulgreat space friendly host with quick response timeand barbara is an amazing hosthosts are a wonderful couple and very obligingbarbara and colin were the best hostsRead more reviewsgreat location near long bay regional parklocation is great as it is so close to long baygreat location and value for moneygreat location close to beach and transportsuch a cute place to stay
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 BeachAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsit is simple but inviting with a good bed and comfortable furnishingsreally enjoyed our stay at the ‘beach retreat’ very comfortable and private beautiful location and amazing beachesthe bed was very comfortable and i enjoyed the kitchenette and private bathroomgreat place the most comfortable airbnb bed we've come acrosswe stayed a few days in this little cozy cottage and we loved itclean cozy and thoughtfully equippedthe place was comfortable clean and had everything we needed :)her bach is lovely clean and inviting with all the modcons we needed
Host:they are very kind and make you feel like you are at homeby the way they are great hostsnatalie was a wonderful host she made us feel welcome and cared fornatalie provided me with snacks upon arrival which was very helpful and showed me where everything waswe really enjoyed our stay the hosts were great very hospitable and thoughtfulRead more reviewswalking distance to a beautiful beachvery close to long bay beach and a nice beach reserve walkit`s a great location too you`ll find nearby everything neededon top of that it is 5 minutes walking from the amazing long bay beachgreat place to stay had a wonderful walking to the beach
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, AucklandAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsexcellent communication clean area awesome locationcomfortable and clean apartmentbed was very comfortable and the space spotlessly cleanbeautiful clean & cozy apartment thanks nicky for a great staylovely and clean and really nice decor
Host:a very friendly helpful hostfabulous spot and fantastic hosthost is easy to communicate with and extremely friendly and interestingnicky is a wonderful host and we felt very comfortable staying at her placenicky is a really welcoming and friendly hostRead more reviewsgreat location just 2mins walk to a beautiful beachgreat location wonderful place to staysuch a cozy cute and modern placegood stay 3 min walk to the beach down bottomnicki's place is just lovely awesome spot close to the beach restaurants and motorway
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 kitchenAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe internet connection was great and there were several channels on the televisiongreat kitchen bathroom laundry services including dryer tv ready for our movies on usbvery comfortable and cosy space with everything we neededkitchen had everything needed to cook with and washing machine included which was an added bonusvery nice and comfortable place to staythis place was very cleanthe place is quite clean and comfortablethe place is clean and spaciousclean and tidy well equipped kitchenwe found the unit to be clean and tidy
Host:hosts were highly responsive and accommodatinghosts were very friendly and helpfulthe hosts are warm and friendly and always ready to helpalex was a great host very responsive and friendlythe hosts were very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location for beach bus and citygood location and great valuelocation was great and in walking distance to shops and waiake beachconvenient location near the city short drive to points of interestthe location is nice and close to lots of beaches
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, beachAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsfree wifi and onsite parking are availablestunning modern apartment in a great location - with all the amenities that one would requirekitchen had everything we needed for our stay and bed was incredibly comfortablefantastic hospitality the appartment wad fantastic with breakfast cereal milk fruit tea coffee supplied highly recommendapartment was beautiful and equipped with everything i needed (lots of lovely touches)really clean and cosy placevery clean and tidy marj was lovely and thoughtful with cookies on arrivalvery clean and tidy a very comfortable staylovely place well presented clean and tidyvery warm quiet and clean
Host:they hosts are really kindnessthe host is so niceand a really nice hostmarg is a wonderful host and went out of her way to make us feel welcomemarj is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgreat apartment in great locationthe location was also perfect as we could walk to the beach easilymarj was very helpful and the location was greatgreat apartment great location fabulous hostexcellent location close to some lovely beaches and walks
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 unitAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe space is huge comfortable quiet and privatecomfortable very quick and easy beach access canoes and very easy communicationsthe apartment is well equipped nicely decorated and furnished and is perfect for a family stayeverything was tidy clean spacious accommodatingspotlessly clean & lovely little touches to ensure our comfortclean fresh and an all round great wee unitthe beds were comfortable and the linens were cleanthe rooms were clean and bright with windows opening to a lovely garden where kids can play
Host:amazing hosts with exceptional hospitalityfriendly hosts who made our stay very enjoyable :)everything you need is provided and host if very nicewe had a great welcoming from the hostsfriendly host who respects your privacy but is friendly and available if you need anythingRead more reviewsgreat location within walking distance to the beachgreat location close to the beachgreat location and very spacious placethe location was great—a nice walk to browns bay and very short walk to the beachthe house is conveniently located within an easy walk to the nearby beach
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.
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
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
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 kidsAuckland, New Zealand
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'sAuckland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsa tidy room with a comfortable bed a desk and office chair
Host:karen was a great hostgreat venue with a great hostkaren is a friendly and considerate host and everything went smoothlythe off-street parking was helpfulRead more reviewsideally located in the north shore karen's place is a great optionher home is beautiful and in a great location for my trip
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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