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Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Bay of Plenty

Enjoy the culture and other features of Bay of Plenty. This romantic city is known for its spas, hot springs and cafés. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bay of Plenty

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bay of Plenty a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whakatane Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Ohope International Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Longridge Park (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Kiwi360 (27.6 mi / 44.4 km)
  • Government Gardens Golf (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay of Plenty

Travelers love Bay of Plenty for its relaxing hot springs and panoramic lake views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bay of Plenty is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pohaturoa (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Maraetotara Reserve (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Ohope Beach (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Tarawera Falls (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Mount Tarawera (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Lake Rotoiti (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bay of Plenty

The nearest airport is in Whakatane (WHK), located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 26.3 mi (42.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bay Of Plenty?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,454 house rentals around Bay Of Plenty. From 1,081 Houses to 169 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 Bay Of Plenty is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bay Of Plenty?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bay Of Plenty. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mount Maunganui: 342 vacation rentals
  • Rotorua: 417 vacation rentals
  • Whakatane: 92 vacation rentals
  • Ohope: 101 vacation rentals
  • Ngongotaha: 66 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Bay Of Plenty! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Bay Of Plenty?

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

  • Rotorua: 417 rentals
  • Whakatane: 92 rentals
  • Ohope: 101 rentals
  • Lake Okareka: 374 rentals
  • Papamoa: 662 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Bay Of Plenty?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Bay Of Plenty are:

  • Tauranga Airport (TRG): 718 home rentals
  • Rotorua Airport (ROT): 434 home rentals
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK): 101 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Bay Of Plenty?

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

  • Off Road NZ: 341 vacation homes
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club: 684 vacation homes
  • Whakatane Hospital: 105 vacation homes
  • Mount Maunganui: 732 vacation homes
  • Ohope Beach: 111 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Bay Of Plenty listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Bay Of Plenty

Rotorua
417 vacation rentals
Whakatane
92 vacation rentals
Ohope
101 vacation rentals
Lake Okareka
374 vacation rentals
Papamoa
662 vacation rentals
Waihi Beach
231 vacation rentals
Maketu
220 vacation rentals
Tauranga
702 vacation rentals
Opotiki
45 vacation rentals
Rotoma
43 vacation rentals
Katikati
275 vacation rentals
Hamurana
387 vacation rentals
Okere Falls
369 vacation rentals
Tikitere
422 vacation rentals
Ohauiti
615 vacation rentals
Lake Tarawera
307 vacation rentals
Te Kaha
16 vacation rentals
Waihau Bay
19 vacation rentals
Pukehina
143 vacation rentals
Kaingaroa
56 vacation rentals