Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Hastings

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Hastings. This city's beaches, riverfront and local tours draw many visitors. Napier Beach and National Aquarium of New Zealand are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Hastings

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hastings a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aquarium of New Zealand (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Splash Planet (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Golflands (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Hastings Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Black Barn Vineyards (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Te Mata Estate (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hastings

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hastings. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Napier Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Bluff Hill Domain Lookout (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Cape Kidnappers (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Cornwall Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Frimley Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Te Mata Peak (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hastings

Fly into Napier (NPE-Hawke's Bay), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hastings, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 230 vacation rentals around Hastings. From 117 house rentals to 28 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 Hastings?

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 Hastings:

  • Parkvale: 23 vacation rentals
  • Hospital Hill: 60 vacation rentals
  • Bluff Hill: 51 vacation rentals
  • Ahuriri: 43 vacation rentals
  • Anderson Park: 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 Hastings?

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

  • Hawke's Bay Opera House: 295 vacation rentals
  • Splash Planet: 295 vacation rentals
  • Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital: 296 vacation rentals
  • Westerman's Building: 296 vacation rentals
  • Hawke's Bay Racecourse: 295 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hastings 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 Hastings?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 117 Houses in Hastings. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hastings include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 51 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hastings?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Hastings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.