Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Papamoa Beach

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Papamoa Beach. This city's shopping, surfing and spas attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Papamoa Beach

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Papamoa Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiwi360 (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Longridge Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Tenpin Tauranga (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Mount Hot Pools (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Tauranga Golf Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Papamoa Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Papamoa Beach

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Papamoa Beach has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Papamoa Beach. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Maunganui Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Memorial Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Robbins Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Blake Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Maunganui Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Oropi Hot Pools (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Papamoa Beach

The nearest airport is in Tauranga (TRG), located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 26.4 mi (42.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Papamoa Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 181 vacation rentals near Papamoa Beach. From 152 Houses to 2 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Papamoa Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Papamoa Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 152 Houses in Papamoa Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Papamoa Beach include:

  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Papamoa Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Papamoa Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.