Destination guide

The cozy area of Matakana awaits your stay

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Matakana. This city's shopping, bars and spas attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. Omaha Beach and SheepWorld 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 Matakana

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Matakana a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heron's Flight (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ascension Vineyard (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Warkworth Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Omaha Beach Golf Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Random Wines (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Matakana

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Matakana is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Omaha Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Orewa Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Parry Kauri Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Tawharanui Regional Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Pakiri Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Matakana

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 45.4 mi (73 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Matakana?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 243 house rentals around Matakana. From 188 Houses to 8 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 Matakana is on HomeAway.

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

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 Matakana:

  • North Shore: 163 vacation rentals
  • Waipu Cove: 17 vacation rentals
  • Manly: 25 vacation rentals
  • Stanmore Bay: 19 vacation rentals
  • Matakatia: 16 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Matakana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 188 Houses in Matakana. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matakana include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 lodging choices
  • Villas: 3 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 27 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Matakana?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation homes with pool available in Matakana.