Destination guide

The friendly area of Ilam awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Ilam with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers like the university setting, cafés and bars in this welcoming and walkable city. Riccarton House and International Antarctic Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Ilam

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ilam a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Russley Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Omarino Wine Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Punting on the Avon (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Harewood Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilam

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ilam is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Brighton Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Riccarton Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Canterbury Agricultural Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Hagley Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Hagley Cricket Oval (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ilam

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ilam, Christchurch City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 29 vacation rentals around Ilam. From 24 house rentals to 3 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ilam?

Whether you're traveling 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 Ilam:

  • Christchurch Central: 97 vacation rentals
  • Avonhead: 26 vacation rentals
  • Sydenham: 29 vacation rentals
  • Riccarton: 31 vacation rentals
  • Burnside: 29 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ilam?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ilam. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Canterbury: 316 vacation rentals
  • New Brighton Beach: 311 vacation rentals
  • Sumner Beach: 332 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens: 311 vacation rentals
  • True and Daring Winery: 268 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ilam listed on Vrbo 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 Ilam?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 24 Houses in Ilam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilam include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ilam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Ilam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.