Destination guide

The adventurous area of New Plymouth awaits your stay

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in New Plymouth. Travelers like the shopping, parks and restaurants in this walkable and welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in New Plymouth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes New Plymouth a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brooklands Zoo (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Pouakai Zoo Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Sentry Hill Winery (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Plymouth

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Plymouth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pukekura Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • East End Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Fitzroy Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sugar Loaf Marine Reserve (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Paritutu Rock (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Back Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around New Plymouth

Fly into New Plymouth (NPL), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around New Plymouth?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 191 vacation rentals near New Plymouth. From 104 Houses to 43 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 New Plymouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bowl of Brooklands: 204 vacation rentals
  • Taranaki Base Hospital: 205 vacation rentals
  • Paritutu Rock: 196 vacation rentals
  • Pukekura Park: 204 vacation rentals
  • Saint Mary's Church: 204 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Plymouth 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 New Plymouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 104 Houses in New Plymouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Plymouth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 43 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Plymouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in New Plymouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.