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Explore the beachside setting in Whitianga

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Whitianga. Travellers especially like the boating, spas and chocolate shops in this walkable and relaxing city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Whitianga

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Whitianga a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lost Spring Thermal Pools (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Mercury Bay Golf & Country Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Purangi Estate-The Purangi Winery (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Waiau Kauri Grove (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Driving Creek Railway (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Whitianga

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Whitianga

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Whitianga. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buffalo Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lonely Bay Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Cooks Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Stingray Bay (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Cathedral Cove (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Kuaotunu Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)

How many holiday accommodation are available around Whitianga?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 578 holiday rentals around Whitianga. From 476 Houses to 60 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Whitianga is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whitianga?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Whitianga. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dive Zone Whitianga: 835 holiday rentals
  • Lost Spring Thermal Pools: 835 holiday rentals
  • Mercury Bay Museum: 835 holiday rentals
  • Buffalo Beach: 835 holiday rentals
  • Hahei Beach: 790 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whitianga listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whitianga?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 476 Houses in Whitianga. Our other popular types of Whitianga holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 60 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 27 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whitianga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Whitianga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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