Destination guide

The tranquil area of Whangamata awaits your stay

The gardens, parks and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Whangamata. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the spas, surfing and bars. 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.


Seasonal weather in Whangamata

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whangamata

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whangamata is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Williamson Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Whangamata Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Whenuakura Island (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mount Maungaruawahine (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Opoutere Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • The Pinnacles (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Whangamata

Fly into Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), the closest airport, located 53.3 mi (85.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Whangamata, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 313 vacation rentals near Whangamata. From 280 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Whangamata for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Whangamata Beach: 481 vacation rentals
  • Hahei Beach: 603 vacation rentals
  • Pauanui Beach: 580 vacation rentals
  • Purangi Estate-The Purangi Winery: 646 vacation rentals
  • Tairua Beach: 580 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 280 Houses in Whangamata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whangamata include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 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 Whangamata?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Whangamata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.