19 December 2018 | Written by Scott Martin

Our Top 10 Marlborough Holiday Homes of 2018!

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Welcome to the Top 10 Marlborough Holiday homes of 2018! Feast your eyes on these special homes that took out a spot in Marlborough’s Top 10 of 2018.

Prepare your scrolling finger & get ready for some truly stunning holiday homes.


1. Paradise Escape – Waikawa

8+4 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

From $195 per night

Paradise Escape is a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom Waikawa holiday home, plus a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom sleepout. Located just a few minutes drive from Picton, and within 5 minutes from the waterfront and marina, this spacious haven is a brilliant option for your gateway to The Sounds!

View the full listing for Paradise Escape here


2. Poolside Retreat – Picton

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $285 per night

Poolside Retreat is a fantastic 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Picton holiday house in Waikawa. Including resort-style outdoor living with a swimming pool, this modern Marlborough Sounds home is an ideal spot to escape from the hustle and bustle, just a 5-minute drive from Picton!

View the full listing for Poolside Retreat here


3. Marlborough Magic – Rapaura

8+4 People | 4+2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

From $355 per night

Enjoying a tranquil location just 13 minutes from the centre of Blenheim, Marlborough Magic is a 4-bedroom 2-bathroom Rapaura holiday home with Wi-Fi, plus a 2-bedroom studio. Located on a working vineyard, this spacious and modern house is an ideal option for your Marlborough retreat!

View the full listing for Marlborough Magic here


4. Sounds Magic – Moetapu

5 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $140 per night

Enjoying an amazing beachfront setting, Sounds Magic is a 2 bedroom Moetapu Bay bach. This classic kiwi getaway is the perfect spot for a refreshing break away, with all the basics for a fuss free stay, in an absolutely stunning location!

View the full listing for Sounds Magic here


5. Sacred Rest – Moetapu Bay

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $260 per night

Positioned to capture superb Marlborough Sounds scenery, you will love the peace and tranquility of this amazingly secluded location. Surrounded by native bush yet offering generous sea views, you can literally feel the stress melt away from the moment you arrive… Expansive decking plus a viewing platform make al fresco living a must, where you can sip on a cool beverage and admire the unique New Zealand landscape!

View the full listing for Sacred Rest here


6. Ngaire’s Haven – Mahau Sound

6+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 1+1 Bathrooms

From $190 per night

Head out to the sundeck and take in the beauty and privacy that this home offers. The outdoor dining furniture will be a popular spot for enjoying classic Kiwi BBQ’s and admiring the beautiful surrounds that this home offers. The home is also just a 20m walk from water’s edge and with 3 kayaks + lifejackets for your enjoyment, there will be no shortage of adventures you can undertake during your stay.

View the full listing for Ngaire’s Haven here


7. Lanza Retreat – Penzance Bay

2+6 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathroom

From $205 per night

This Penzance Bay holiday home includes warm and welcoming open plan living, with a fireplace for ideal winter retreats. When the weather is warmer, find you favourite perch outdoors and soak up the stunning scenery! There is ample room to unwind in the sun as you gaze at the tranquil outlook, or fire up the BBQ and enjoy laid back holiday dining.

View the full listing for Lanza Retreat here


8. Ezy Walk – Blenheim

2+5 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $125 per night

Ezy Walk is a 3 bedroom plus sunroom Blenheim holiday home. This Art Deco style holiday home is fresh and bright, with an easy set up for a comfortable home away from home, with free WiFI! This Blenheim holiday home includes cosy open plan living. Stay toasty by the fire for cooler stays, relax in the sunroom, or set yourself up outdoors for BBQ’s in the sun when the weather is warmer!

View the full listing for Ezy Walk here


9. Mahakipawa Waterfront Hideaway – Belvue Bay

6 People | 2+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $135 per night

Mahakipawa Waterfront Hideaway is a two bedroom Marlborough Sounds holiday home, where you can relax and unwind. This Pelorus Sounds holiday home, has a huge sunny deck that is perfect for resting while dinner cooks on the barbeque, or the kayak can be launched from the front garden. At low tide, you can fossick along the craggy shoreline of the Mahakipawa Arm.

View the full listing for Mahakipawa Waterfront Hideaway here


10. Benvue – Waitaria Bay

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $180 per night

Benvue is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Waitaria Bay holiday home in The Sounds. Enjoying an elevated position to capture sea and rural views, this warm and welcoming holiday home is the perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing escape. This Waitaria Bay holiday home includes a comfortable open plan living with everything you need for a crusiy stay… Relax indoors and admire the scenery, or enjoy the spacious deck where you can dine alfresco and gaze at the views!

View the full listing for Benvue here


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