Luxury Places to stay
Kāpiti Coast has some spectacular accommodation options - make sure you book well in advance as these luxury locations are in demand!
Paekākāriki Hill Rd, Paekākāriki
Tunapo Escape sits at the top of Paekākāriki Hill, nicely tucked away with uninterrupted views over to Kapiti Island and, on a clear day, Mt Ruapehu, Mt Taranaki and the South Island.
Enjoy the privacy of this newly built 1-bedroom house, completely off the grid yet beautifully kitted out with all the necessary comforts to make your stay a memorable one. Superbly positioned for panoramic ocean views and all-day sun this luxury escape is the perfect place from which to explore the Kāpiti Coast or simply kick back and relax.
An idyllic romantic getaway where you can completely unwind and reconnect in an inviting, laid-back and simply stunning setting, all just 35 minutes from Wellington's CBD.
The Big Bach
225 Rosetta Road, Raumati
Placed 4th in the 2021 Bookabach Bach of The Year, the Big Bach is more than your typical Kiwi Bach. With 9 bedrooms sleeping up to 23 people, it is an escape to the luxury of your own private beachfront sanctuary.
Lots of decking means that wherever the sun is you can find a comfy place to enjoy it. Bask in the afternoon sun on the downstairs deck lounge suite, or stretch out in the morning sun on the upper deck sun loungers while you take in the stunning views.
The bach is on a large fully-fenced, private section with a generously sized spa pool for the adults and a Wendy house and restored boat nestled into the decking for the kids.
With a well-stocked designer kitchen and scullery, double oven and range-hood, big barbecue, dishwasher, microwave, espresso coffee machine and bread maker you will never want to leave!
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The Boutique Cottage at Matai Huka
264 Valley Road, Paraparaumu
Situated only five minutes from cafes, restaurants, and Coastlands shopping town, or ten minutes from the beach and the beautiful boutique shops of Raumati Village. You’ll love this beautifully appointed Cottage in a tranquil country setting overlooking native bush.
With a super comfy bed, and eight acres of gardens to explore, it is the Ideal romantic getaway! Be serenaded by abundant birdsong, relax under trees or next to the lakes, or stroll to the top of the hill to look out over the Kāpiti Coast. Bliss.
214 Main Road North, Paraparaumu
If you are seeking to relax in luxurious surroundings for a few days, then look no further than Greenmantle Hotel.
Greenmantle is an exclusive boutique hotel set in expansive gardens, providing the ideal escape for those wishing to take time out. Make yourself at home for a few days of unrivalled indulgence. Enjoy the heated pool, relax in the hot-tub nestled amongst the virgin nikau bush, wander through the gardens or explore the lush tracks.
The Qualmark 5 star rated Greenmantle is available for intimate weddings of up to 60 people throughout the year.
The Lodge on Kapiti Island
Waiorua Bay, Kapiti Island
Kapiti Island Nature Tours provide the only accommodation on the Island, from The Lodge, their base at the North End.
Beautiful safari-style tents allow guests to enjoy a private, secluded corner of paradise in luxurious glamping accommodation while the onsite cabins, lined with native timber, provide a more traditional stay. An ensuite option is also available at the coastal bungalow.
With stunning views of the bush-covered hillsides, guests can bask in the afternoon sun with a glass of wine, listening to the spectacular symphony of native bird-song while a chef prepares their meals.
Aston Road Villa
38 Aston Road, Waikanae
Whether you’re after a base for exploring the Kāpiti coast or Wellington, Aston Road Villa is a place where travellers can relax, chill out and recharge in a "home away from home".
Aston Road Villa offers a contemporary and spacious two bedroom guest wing. The Villa can be used for a relaxing weekend, as a base for exploring the Kapiti coast/Wellington or a stopover to/from the Cook Strait ferry. Located about a 10 minute drive to/from the newly opened Transmission Gully Road. Aston Road Villa offers you a "home away from home" experience.
51 Pingao Lane, Peka Peka
Atahuri… boutique accommodation located in the dunes on Peka Peka Beach on the Kāpiti Coast, one hour north of Wellington.
Enjoy a luxurious stay in secluded surrounds, where you can breathe in the pure air of the Tasman Sea and feel the sand between your toes.
Uniquely designed and hidden in sand dunes Atahuri provides accommodation with ultimate comfort, plenty of space and is an ideal base to explore the wonderful sights of the Kāpiti Coast. The lodge features four spacious guest suites each with their own private entrance and patio facing seaward.
Cottage 103 by Sudbury
103 Te Hapua Rd, Te Horo
Simple but elegant, with an open log fire and French doors, Cottage 103 is the ultimate private haven and offers sumptuous seclusion perfect for honeymooners, romantic weekends and that special time away with friends.
The whole cottage is stylish but cosy: deep leather sofas, with skins and rugs to snuggle into, an open fire, SKY TV with surround sound, fluffy bathrobes, French doors onto the expansive deck, two bathrooms, two bedrooms with the finest Egyptian cotton linens (one with a King bed and one with either twin beds or a Superking bed) and, if the well-equipped kitchen fails to persuade you to cook, there are many fantastic cafes and restaurants nearby.
Outside is just as stunning. Perched on a ridge looking over the farm and down the valley, Cottage 103 boasts incredible views from an expansive deck. The beach is a 15-minute walk down a quiet country road where you can enjoy a romantic stroll on the deserted sands before returning to relax in the cedar hot tub under fairy lights. Read the Stuff review
Nestled amongst olive trees overlooking the ocean to Kapiti Island, the stunning Kokomea PurePod provides a truly unique accommodation option. Getting to Kokomea PurePod involves a gentle walk through native bush and up the ‘The Gully’ with its beautiful spring-fed, clear stream.
The luxurious facilities include a fabulous shower, crisp linen, a gas hob and a barbeque, but if you don't feel like cooking you can pre-order a delicious breakfast and dinner hamper which will be in the Pod when you arrive.
Wake in the morning to the sunshine twinkling on the sea and the beautiful chorus of birdsong. You won't want to leave.
Local Secret: Accommodation
Like many places Kāpiti has a selection of accommodation options including unique stays, hotels, motels and campgrounds.
What many people don't know is that unlike many places Kāpiti has a huge number of reasonably priced, high quality peer-to-peer accommodation - with 500+ properties listed at any one time!
From beach baches to horse BnBs, glamping to 5-star luxury lodges you won't be disappointed with the range of accommodation options in Kāpiti.
Have a look at Air BnB Kāpiti or Bookabach to find the stay that is just right for you.