If you’re looking for fresh ideas and new places for your next holiday, here’s 32 holiday homes live in May that are sure to inspire! Check out the most recent homes to join our collection below, or view all our new listings here.
2+3 People | 0+2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $140 per night
Southstar Tiny House is a Rotorua bach with a loft bedroom + sofa beds. This modern and funky tiny house is just the ticket for a couple or small group looking for their next escape. There is ample room for outdoor living, with a small sundeck, outdoor dining furniture plus a BBQ for classic kiwi summers!
6 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $175 per night
Sitting on a large private section, this modern home is the perfect stay for a family or group looking for their next beach escape. With a covered outdoor area, a large BBQ and an outdoor heater to keep you warm once the sun goes down, this area will be a popular hangout during your stay. The modern outdoor dining furniture is also suitable for hosting the classic Kiwi BBQ or mid morning brunches.
5 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $160 per night
Positioned amongst the hustle and bustle of Lyttelton and with views over the new marina, this beautiful cottage is an ideal romantic getaway. The interior throughout this home is absolutely charming. The open plan living space and lovely kitchen is perfect for you to spend days indoors and with a gas fireplace and heat pump on hand you can enjoy year round comfort.
6+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $305 per night
Located down a quiet cul de sac, this modern home is an ideal spot for your next family or group getaway. The comfortable open plan living provides plenty of space for days indoors and with a heat pump on hand you can stay cosy year round. Large windows and sliding doors onto the north facing patio allows for all day sun and is an ideal spot for entertaining your group.
5 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $185 per night
With uninterrupted views of Lake Taupo, this relaxed and homely getaway is a great option for your group. The living area opens out onto the sundrenched patio; a great area to entertain on during the summer months, as you enjoy BBQ meals outdoors. Or in the cooler months enjoy your break away in comfort with a heat pump on hand for toasty winter stays.
7 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $210 per night
Enjoying a stroll to Taupo Central and the lake’s edge this is a great option for your next Taupo adventure. With bright and comfortable interior, chill out indoors or unwind on the patio and fire up the BBQ for an easy summer meal. Enjoying easy indoor/outdoor flow stay on base and soak up on the sun on the spacious patio while the kids play on the lawn
8 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $325 per night
Located at the end of a quiet cul de sac, this modern Queenstown base enjoys well appointed living with stunning mountain surrounds. The generous decking and private garden offer an excellent spot to fire up the BBQ and unwind after a day exploring among the peaceful mountain and lake scenery.
6+1 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $220 per night
Enjoying a great location close to the ferry and within easy walking distance to the main shops, cafes, and Oneroa Beach. This Oneroa holiday home is a fantastic option for your next island escape!
10 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2+1 Bathrooms | From $190 per night
Located in the heart of Ohakune, this home is an ideal base for your next ski escape! Entertain your group in the open plan living area while cooking in the modern kitchen after a day out on the slopes or step out onto the patio for an easy BBQ meal. Keep warm with ample heating and cosy up to the fireplace when indoors. In addition to the drying room, to dry your ski gear, there is an indoor spa pool for you to unwind after a day on the slopes.
6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $225 per night
Lavish views of the marina, Wi-Fi and spacious living indoors and out. Make this holiday home your next escape to the far North. Set yourself up on the north facing deck for all day sun – fire up the BBQ for an easy summer meal and relax on the outdoor bean bags after a day exploring. In the cooler months a fireplace is on hand to keep you toasty indoors.
4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $175 per night
Set into the Coromandel hillside amongst the thick bush, this tranquil home is an ideal setting for your next Tairua escape! This tropical-styled home includes relaxed open plan living and beautifully finished interior throughout. Enjoy low key summer living on the expansive sundeck, the outdoor furniture and large sun umbrella makes this the perfect spot for kiwi BBQs with your group. Or in winter stay cosy by the wood burner and admire the view.
8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Pets Allowed (inside welcome) | From $195 per night
This relaxed Cooks Beach base enjoys a peaceful position, with sunny outdoor living and ample room for the family! The open plan living and dining offers plenty of space for your group to enjoy days indoors and the fireplace on hand ensures you stay warm all year round. You’ll find the perfect spot to unwind on the sundeck with your favourite book or take advantage of the webber in the warmer months for easy outdoor meals.
6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $170 per night
Enjoying a central position, a comfortable set up, and peaceful surrounds, this Mt Ruapehu holiday base is a great option for your next mountain adventure! The fireplace ensures warm winter getaways with unlimited WiFi, or make the most of the well equipped deck area for sunny summer BBQ’s!
6+4 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $195 per night
Enjoying a laid back atmosphere and short stroll to the beach this home is an ideal base for your next Coromandel escape! Make the most of the seamless indoor/outdoor living and in the warmer months fire up the BBQ and enjoy a meal outdoors with your group. You’ll also find an outdoor shower to rinse off after returning from the beach.
10 People | 5 Bedrooms | 4+1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $360 per night
Perfectly positioned with breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka from nearly every room, this modern lake escape is an ideal option for your next break away! Unwind indoors with ample heating available to keep you warm in the winter months, or enjoy the seamless indoor/outdoor flow onto the large sun filled deck in the warmer months.
6+8 People | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Pets Allowed (inside welcome) | From $195 per night
Located on the water’s edge with views across to the Mangawhai dunes this home is ideal for a large family or group getaway. Set on a large section this holiday home consists of 2 fully self-contained houses. The main home, located right on the water’s edge includes 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom while the second house is a multi level home including 3 spacious bedrooms located on the ground floor and a bathroom on each level for your convenience.
5 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $155 per night
In a great location just metres from the lake this cosy bach is just the ticket for any family looking for their next lake getaway. Head out to the sundeck and take in the amazing views of Lake Wanaka. This bach is perfectly situated, no more than 30 metres from the lakefront, and with a BBQ equipped the sundeck will be a popular hangout during warmer months for hosting classic Kiwi BBQ’s.
4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $165 per night
This contemporary home sits an ideal location and offers unmatched privacy and modern living. This home is the perfect spot for two couples or small group. You wouldn’t be mistaken for thinking you were in a rainforest at this home. Sitting on an amazing section that backs on to Waiheke Forest this home has a great shaded sundeck that offers the perfect spot to kick back and relax with a vino or cold beer after a day of exploring. The outdoor dining furniture is also a nice touch, and bound to be a popular hangout for evening BBQ’s.
2+2 People | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $210 per night
Perched right on the edge of the Auckland Viaduct, and features scenic and unmatched views of the Viaduct Basin, Waitemata Harbour and the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. Stare out over the harbour and take in the amazing sunsets from the patio, or head downstairs and check out some of New Zealand’s best restaurants and lively bars. All just seconds from your doorstep in the Viaduct.
4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $160 per night
This modern holiday home features spacious open plan living and amazing views of Mt. Ruapehu from the sundeck, making it the perfect base for your next family or group escape. Head out to the sundeck and take in the amazing untouched views of Mt. Ruapehu at this home, with outdoor dining furniture and a BBQ this area will be a popular hangout during your stay.
10+3 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $395 per night
This home sits in an elevated position, and offers unmatched views of the Mangawhai heads and surrounding residential areas. Open the ranch sliders from the lounge and head out to the outdoor patio area. You’ll be greeted with breath taking views of the ocean and harbour that neighbour this home.
8+1 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | Pet Friendly (inside welcome) | From $260 per night
This modern home has ample space, and sits in an ideal location just a stone’s throw from the oceans edge, making it the perfect spot for your next family or group beach retreat. Head out to the sundeck and kick your feet up on the outdoor dining furniture. This home has an expansive outdoor area, with tons of outdoor dining furniture or seating.
8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $215 per night
This modern holiday home is just the ticket for a family or group looking for modern ammenities, comfortable living and great proximity to Lake Hawea. Grab your favourite drink from the fridge, open the bi-fold doors and kick your feet up and relax on the outdoor dining furniture. The impressive sundeck and large bi-fold doors perfectly compliment the indoor-outdoor flow of this home.
8 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Pets allowed (outdoor only) | From $330 per night
This immaculate home has amazing views of the Whitianga waterways from almost every room, and with space to sleep 8 this just the ticket for those looking for their next family or group Coromandel escape. Head out to patio and take in the amazing views of the waterways that surround this home. With a BBQ and outdoor dining furniture, this spot will be a popular hangout for evening meals. The home also sits on a large section and with its own jetty and plenty of green grass for younger family members to run around on.
5+2 People | 2+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $155 per night
Positioned in the heart of Whangamata and less than a 10 minute stroll away. Enjoy this relaxed and comfortable beach base for a refreshing getaway! This fully fenced section is perfect for the kids to run around while you soak up the sun on the patio – A BBQ is on had for classic kiwi summer meals.
6+4 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $340 per night
Enjoying an elevated position overlooking Mercury Bay and close proximity to the beach, this home is ideal for your next group or family getaway! Sit back and relax in the sunshine on the generous outdoor furniture or fire up the BBQ and dine al fresco. After adventurous days out come home and soak in the spa pool and take in the expansive ocean views.
8+4 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $250 per night
Enjoying a fantastic lakeside position, this spacious, family friendly house has plenty of space for a fun lake getaway, with beautiful lake Taupo views! Stay toasty by the fire and admire the lake views, or dine al fresco with ample room on the deck for cruisy summer BBQ’s!
4+2 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $170 per night
Sitting in an elevated position, this home has great views of the surrounding Taupo township, and with space to sleep 6 this home is just the ticket for a family or small group looking for their next lake getaway. Featuring amazing views of Taupo and glimpses of Waikato River, you’ll find your happy place outdoors at this home. The home also has a large paved drive way and grassy section that make it perfect for families.
8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $160 per night
Sitting on a landscaped section near the Mangawhero River, this modern house has comfortable amenities with space to sleep 8 and great views of Mt. Ruapehu, making it a great spot for your next family or group mountain escape! Open the bi-fold doors and head out the sundeck to take in the beauty & privacy that surrounds this home. Lush green grass and fantastic views of Mt. Ruapehu greet you from the elevated sundeck and with outdoor dining furniture, it’s just the spot to enjoy the seclusion with a brew of hot coffee on brisk winter mornings.
6+5 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2+2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $310 per night
Located in the heart of Mount Maunganui this home is the perfect base for your next beach break away! The bright and comfortable open plan living on the top level of this apartment offers great indoor/outdoor flow with 2 separate balconies enjoying both mountain and harbour views. There is plenty of space for your group to spread out and spend days indoors or head onto the balcony for a BBQ – perfect for easy summer meals.
8+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 1+1 Bathrooms | From $195 per night
Located on a large section there is plenty of room for your group to enjoy a well deserved break away in the Hawkes Bay. For indoor stays, stay snug by the fireplace in the lounge and watch your favourite film. In the warmer months, you’ll love the easy indoor/outdoor flow with bifold doors opening to both the front and rear sections. With ample outdoor seating – step out onto the covered sundeck and enjoy estuary views while you fire up the BBQ for classic kiwi meals or simply watch as the kids play in the expansive backyard.
6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $140 per night
Featuring an amazing backyard with plenty of green grass and an expansive shaded sundeck. This home is just the ticket for a family or small group looking for their next beach escape in Raglan. Head out to the sundeck and take in the beauty of this fully fenced landscaped section that this home sits on. The outdoor dining furniture will be the perfect spot to enjoy your favourite summer drink and classic Kiwi BBQ’s during your stay at this home.