Destination guide

Friendly Mangawhai Heads will entice you

The gardens and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Mangawhai Heads. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its coffeehouses, kayaking and shopping. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mangawhai Heads

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mangawhai Heads. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mangawhai Heads Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lang's Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Waipu Cove Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Ruakaka Beach (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Pakiri Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Ocean Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mangawhai Heads

Fly into Whangarei (WRE), the closest airport, located 24.3 mi (39.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Mangawhai Heads?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 229 vacation rentals near Mangawhai Heads. From 198 Houses to 5 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 Mangawhai Heads for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mangawhai Heads?

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

  • Mangawhai Heads Beach: 341 vacation rentals
  • RnR Charters - Private Day Tours: 345 vacation rentals
  • Matakana Village: 392 vacation rentals
  • Goat Island: 417 vacation rentals
  • Heron's Flight: 334 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mangawhai Heads listed on HomeAway 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 Mangawhai Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 198 Houses in Mangawhai Heads. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mangawhai Heads include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 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 Mangawhai Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Mangawhai Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.