Destination guide

The friendly area of Anakiwa awaits your stay

The island views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Anakiwa. Well-liked for its spas, restaurants and bird watching, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Anakiwa

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Anakiwa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • EcoWorld Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Johanneshof Cellars (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • St Clair Winery (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Hunter's Winery (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wairau River (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Anakiwa

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Anakiwa is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Okiwa Bay (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Momorangi Bay (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kenepuru Sounds (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Picton Foreshore (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Mabel Island (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)

How to get to and around Anakiwa

Fly into Picton (PCN), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), which is 17.3 mi (27.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Anakiwa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 102 vacation rentals near Anakiwa. From 80 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Anakiwa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Anakiwa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in Anakiwa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Anakiwa include:

  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Anakiwa?

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