Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Awhitu getaway

Experience the unique character of Awhitu with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Mt. Eden and Piha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Awhitu

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Awhitu a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Auckland Zoo (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Rain Forest Express (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Villa Maria Estate (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Butterfly Creek (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Treasure Island Adventure Golf (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • JKs Driving Range (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Awhitu

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Awhitu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Piha Beach (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Whatipu Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Karekare Falls (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Waitakere Ranges (10.6 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Awhitu

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Awhitu?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 38 vacation rentals near Awhitu. From 24 Houses to 3 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 Awhitu for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Awhitu?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Awhitu:

  • Auckland CBD: 197 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 158 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 100 vacation rentals
  • Remuera: 39 vacation rentals
  • Ponsonby: 50 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,092 vacation rentals
  • Symonds Street Cemetery: 1,094 vacation rentals
  • Piha Beach: 427 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Central City Library: 1,106 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Awhitu 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 Awhitu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Awhitu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Awhitu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 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 internet/wifi in Awhitu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 25 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Awhitu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.