Visitor Favourites: Air BnBs
The Kāpiti Coast is blessed with a huge number of reasonably priced, high-quality peer-to-peer accommodation - with 500+ properties listed at any one time! Here are some of the visitor favourites.
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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Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach
As close to the beach as you can be, Seascape BnB is a fabulous option for unrivalled views out to Kāpiti Island. The two-storied apartment has two double guest bedrooms on the ground floor, sea views from the bedrooms, a private ground floor outdoor patio, and panoramic sea views from the upstairs balcony.
A very short stroll away are the Paraparaumu Beach shops and eateries and the locally-famous Paraparaumu Beach Market every Saturday. The location is also within a short walking distance of Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club, ranked among the top 100 courses in the world.
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.
The Lodge Te Horo
From the moment you turn off the country road and down the driveway, you’ll know relaxation and indulgence are coming your way.
The Lodge Te Horo offers 3 accommodation options:
Book all three and congregate in The House - a modern, well-presented retreat featuring a spacious open-plan design, vaulted ceilings, and an array of windows and doors that drench the entire home in sunlight.
The Old Stables
135 Ringawhati Road, Ōtaki
These historic brick stables, set amongst the mature trees of Talisman Nursery have been converted into the most delightful cottage.
Built in the early 1920s with locally made bricks, The Old Stables housed draught horses and equipment as part of the Mangahao – Haywards power reticulation scheme. Lovingly converted during the late 1980s by a conservation architect it is now perfect as a deliciously cosy retreat.
Only 5 minutes drive from Ōtaki, the tranquillity of the surroundings make it feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. With so many original features and modern must-haves (like the log fire) The Old Stables are just perfect for relaxing and re-energising.