Destination guide

The beachside setting of Pauanui is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Pauanui. This relaxing city is known for its diving, kayaking and sailing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Pauanui

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Pauanui a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pauanui Tairua Trail (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Purangi Estate-The Purangi Winery (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lost Spring Thermal Pools (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Pauanui

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pauanui

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

  • Pauanui Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Mount Paku (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Tairua Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Opoutere Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mount Maungaruawahine (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Hot Water Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)

Where to stay around Pauanui, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 248 vacation rentals near Pauanui. From 216 house rentals to 12 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Pauanui for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Pauanui Tairua Trail: 572 vacation rentals
  • Whangamata Beach: 456 vacation rentals
  • Hahei Beach: 584 vacation rentals
  • Pauanui Beach: 566 vacation rentals
  • Purangi Estate-The Purangi Winery: 625 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 216 Houses in Pauanui. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pauanui include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pauanui?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Pauanui. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.