Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Bay of Plenty

Enjoy the culture and other features of Bay of Plenty. This romantic city is known for its spas, hot springs and cafes. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Bay of Plenty

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Bay of Plenty a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whakatane Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Ohope International Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Longridge Park (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Kiwi360 (27.6 mi / 44.4 km)
  • Government Gardens Golf (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay of Plenty

Travellers love Bay of Plenty for its relaxing hot springs and panoramic lake views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bay of Plenty is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pohaturoa (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Maraetotara Reserve (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Ohope Beach (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Tarawera Falls (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Mount Tarawera (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Lake Rotoiti (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bay of Plenty

The nearest airport is in Whakatane (WHK), located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 26.3 mi (42.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bay of Plenty?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,336 holiday rentals around Bay of Plenty. From 152 flats & apartments to 983 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 Bay of Plenty is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bay of Plenty?

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

  • Rotorua: 398 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui: 326 holiday rentals
  • Papamoa Beach: 185 holiday rentals
  • Okere Falls: 358 holiday rentals
  • Lake Tarawera: 295 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bay of Plenty! 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 Bay of Plenty?

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

  • Rotorua: 398 holiday homes
  • Okere Falls: 358 holiday homes
  • Lake Tarawera: 295 holiday homes
  • Pukehina: 140 holiday homes
  • Waihi Beach: 213 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Bay of Plenty?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Bay of Plenty are:

  • Rotorua Airport (ROT): 426 holiday houses
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG): 707 holiday houses
  • Whakatane Airport (WHK): 89 holiday houses

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

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

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

  • Mount Maunganui Beach: 655 holiday rentals
  • The Elms Mission House: 637 holiday rentals
  • Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest: 418 holiday rentals
  • Paradise Valley Springs: 402 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui: 672 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bay of Plenty 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.

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