Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Paraparaumu

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Paraparaumu. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its boating and golfing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather in Paraparaumu

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Paraparaumu

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Paraparaumu is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Raumati Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Paraparaumu Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Waikanae Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Nga Manu Nature Reserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Paekakiri Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Brendan Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Paraparaumu

Fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Paraparaumu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday rentals around Paraparaumu. From 6 flats & apartments to 117 holiday houses, 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 Paraparaumu is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Paraparaumu Beach: 201 holiday rentals
  • Southward Car Museum: 200 holiday rentals
  • Coastlands Shoppingtown: 208 holiday rentals
  • Putangirua Pinnacles: 201 holiday rentals
  • Reikorangi Pottery & Cafe: 203 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Paraparaumu 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 Condos/Apartments in Paraparaumu?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 6 Condos/Apartments in Paraparaumu. Our other popular types of Paraparaumu holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 117 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 9 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Paraparaumu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Paraparaumu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.