Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Awhitu getaway

Experience the unique character of Awhitu with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Mt. Eden and Piha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Awhitu

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Awhitu a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Auckland Zoo (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Rain Forest Express (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Villa Maria Estate (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Butterfly Creek (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Treasure Island Adventure Golf (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • JKs Driving Range (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Awhitu

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Awhitu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Piha Beach (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Whatipu Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Karekare Falls (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Waitakere Ranges (10.6 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Awhitu

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Awhitu?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 41 house rentals around Awhitu. From 26 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Awhitu is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Awhitu?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Awhitu:

  • Auckland CBD: 307 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 20 vacation rentals
  • Herne Bay: 48 vacation rentals
  • Freemans Bay: 176 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 150 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Awhitu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Awhitu. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Piha Beach: 563 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,293 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 1,158 home rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,284 home rentals
  • Otuataua Stonefields: 784 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Awhitu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Awhitu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in Awhitu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Awhitu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 5 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Awhitu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 29 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Awhitu.