Find the best place to stay — South Island

Where to stay around South Island, NZ?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,012 vacation rentals near South Island. From 2,094 houses to 391 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Island for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Queenstown: 596 vacation rentals
  • Southland: 134 vacation rentals
  • Wellington: 591 vacation rentals
  • Te Anau: 35 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch City: 223 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in South Island! 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 South Island?

Whether you're traveling 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 South Island:

  • Queenstown: 596 rentals
  • Te Anau: 35 rentals
  • Christchurch City: 223 rentals
  • Lake Tekapo: 17 rentals
  • Christchurch: 217 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 traveling by plane to South Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in South Island are:

  • Wanaka Airport (WKA): 502 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC): 213 vacation rentals
  • Greymouth (GMN): 31 vacation 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 holidays in South Island?

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

  • Renwick Museum: 118 rentals
  • Canterbury Earthquake Memorial: 216 rentals
  • The Remarkables Ski Area: 645 rentals
  • Queenstown Mall: 613 rentals
  • Roxburgh Gorge Trail: 73 rentals

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