Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Napier

The area's wineries and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Napier. Well known for its beaches, local tours and restaurants, this romantic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as National Aquarium of New Zealand and Bluff Hill Domain Lookout. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Napier

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Napier a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aquarium of New Zealand (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Marine Parade (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Ocean Spa (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Onekawa Aquatic Centre (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mission Estate Winery (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Church Road Winery (4.4 mi / 7 km)

Seasonal weather in Napier

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Napier

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Napier is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bluff Hill Domain Lookout (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Napier Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Cape Kidnappers (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Nelson Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Centennial Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Napier Botanical Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Napier

Fly into Napier (NPE-Hawke's Bay), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Napier?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 256 holiday rentals around Napier. From 39 flats & apartments to 138 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 Napier is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Napier?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Napier. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bluff Hill: 82 holiday rentals
  • Ahuriri: 77 holiday rentals
  • Marewa: 67 holiday rentals
  • Hospital Hill: 89 holiday rentals
  • Meeanee: 60 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Napier! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Napier?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Napier with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Havelock North: 258 holiday homes
  • Poukawa: 193 holiday homes
  • Tuki Tuki: 179 holiday homes
  • Waimarama: 198 holiday homes
  • Haumoana: 265 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Napier?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Napier. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Napier Beach: 295 holiday rentals
  • Bluff Hill Domain Lookout: 293 holiday rentals
  • Pettigrew Green Arena: 297 holiday rentals
  • Nelson Park: 296 holiday rentals
  • Pania of the Reef: 292 holiday rentals

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