Holidays Houses & Cottages

Want your own space? Stay in these self-contained accommodation spaces to meet all tastes, styles and needs.

Bachcare Akaroa Holiday Homes

From family retreats to harbour view escapes, discover unique holiday homes for rent in the Bachcare collection in Akaroa and throughout the Banks Peninsula region. We have properties suitable for every budget, all with instant online booking. As New Zealand’s leading short term rental management company, we have over 1,500 pre-serviced holiday homes throughout the country and with over 100,000 guests choosing to book their holidays with us annually, you can know you're in good hands. Your friendly local Holiday Manager will prepare your holiday home for you, greet you on arrival and is available throughout your entire stay.

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Barn on the Vineyard at French Farm

Come and spend a night in our lovely traditional wooden barn, situated in the landscaped grounds of our Vineyard at French Farm. Whilst only a short stroll from the waterfront, you will enjoy the peace and tranquility of this picturesque valley on the shores of Akaroa Harbour. The Barn has a romantic timber lined Attic Room with a sleeping area containing one queen size bed and two large singles, as well as a sitting area with TV. We can provide extra sleeping accommodation if required.

Whether it be for a quiet getaway, enjoying a glass or two of our famous 'French Peak' Pinot Noir in front of the log burning stove, or coming home after a day on the beach, or an energetic hike in the hills, in time to cook up a BBQ by the Petanque Court, we are sure you will enjoy your stay at this very special place and want to come back for more!
Children are always welcome. Pets are welcome with prior arrangement only.

  • Petanque court and Boules
  • Alfresco eating areas
  • Wine Tasting Room
  • Native birds galore.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ELDERLY OR DISABLED GUESTS, AS THE FACILITIES ARE ON THE GROUND-FLOOR WHEREAS THE ATTIC ACCOMMODATION IS ACCESSED BY AN EXTERNAL STAIRCASE*

To book visit our website or email us. 

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The Point

Escape to paradise at The Point, an off-the-grid, cliff-top retreat in Pigeon Bay. Sea views, spacious comfortable design, open fires indoors & out and a private swimming cove, make this a unique stay. Winner of Bach of the Year 2017 (Eco Category), The Point is just as luxurious as it is functional, with industrial and copper accents, and two super-king sized bedrooms with sea views. Kick back by the large open fireplace for a cosy winter hideaway, or head outside for the ultimate al fresco dining by the outdoor fireplace on a summer’s evening.

The sun-catching lawn and private swimming cove on-site provide ample opportunities for relaxation. If you do decide to set out, Akaroa is just 20 minutes away.

Please note special conditions:
This property is not suitable for children under 13 due to extensive sheer drop offs from cliffs, as well as access to swimming cove.

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Te Wepu-intrepid pod retreats

Dotted throughout Te Wepu’s 30ha of working farmland and bush are three sleeping pod sites. Each site has two pods; a dedicated sleeping pod which sleeps two and each has a spectacular view of the Onawe Peninsula and French Farm Bay. Each site has its own private setting including wood fired hot tub, fire pit, WiFi, an eco-friendly waterless Bio loo, camping facilities including a gas BBQ, and delicious fresh spring water. The other pod is your utility pod which includes a composting bio loo, a gas fridge, changing area with towels and bathrobes for your hot tub experience.

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Akaroa Coastal Cottage

The Akaroa Coastal Cottage enjoys magnificent sea views from its secluded setting in native bush. Wake to a chorus of bellbirds, look for dolphins from the terrace or lie back with a book and watch our magnificent mamaku tree-fern koru unfurl. Our coastal retreat sits harmoniously in its rural environment, totally private and seemingly remote yet it is only a short drive or an easy walk from Akaroa on a quiet, scenic road. The cottage sleeps 6 and is sunny, warm and well-equipped with modern appliances, barbeque, heat pump, large bath, SkyTV and WiFi.

Suitable for families with children, with a portacot and highchair provided. Probably not suitable for anyone with a walking disability. Visit our website for more photos, feedback, availability calendar and instant booking. Book a cruise with us on Southern Wanderer at a discounted rate when booking your accommodation.

Suitable for families with children, with a portacot and highchair provided. Probably not suitable for anyone with a walking disability. Visit our website for more photos, feedback, availability calendar and instant booking.

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