Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Mount Maunganui

The beaches, parks and mountains display a scene truly unique to Mount Maunganui. This walkable and welcoming city entices travelers with its spas and cafés. 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 and attractions in and around Mount Maunganui

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Mount Maunganui a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Hot Pools (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tenpin Tauranga (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mills Reef Winery (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Tauranga Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Mount Maunganui

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mount Maunganui

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Mount Maunganui is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Maunganui Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Blake Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Robbins Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Maunganui Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mount Maunganui (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mount Maunganui

Fly into Tauranga (TRG), the closest airport, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mount Maunganui?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 292 vacation rentals near Mount Maunganui. From 203 Houses to 71 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mount Maunganui are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mount Maunganui?

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 Mount Maunganui:

  • Papamoa Beach: 158 vacation rentals
  • Welcome Bay: 20 vacation rentals
  • Bethlehem: 30 vacation rentals
  • Tauriko: 15 vacation rentals
  • Omanu: 66 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 Mount Maunganui?

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

  • Mount Maunganui: 611 vacation rentals
  • Mount Hot Pools: 596 vacation rentals
  • Blake Park: 590 vacation rentals
  • Mount Maunganui Beach: 597 vacation rentals
  • Mount Maunganui Summit Track: 605 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Maunganui 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 Mount Maunganui?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 203 Houses in Mount Maunganui. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mount Maunganui include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 68 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mount Maunganui?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Mount Maunganui. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.