19 December 2018 | Written by Scott Martin

Our Top 10 Nelson Holiday Homes of 2018!

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

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


1. Korora House – Marahau

8+2 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 3+1 Bathrooms

From $285 per night

Korora House is spread across three spacious levels, designed with generous open plan living. Ideal for year-round escapes, the fireplace will keep you toasty during the colder months, and in summer there are two decks to soak up the sun from!

View the full listing for Korora House here


2. Tiny House Retreat – Kaiteriteri

4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $155 per night

Tiny House Retreat is a Kaiteriteri bach with 2 loft bedrooms. This modern and funky tiny house is just the ticket for a memorable Tasman escape! Tiny House Retreat is compact and stylish, with a rustic wood cabin theme running throughout. There is ample room for outdoor living, with plenty of seating plus a BBQ for classic kiwi summers!

View the full listing for Tiny House Retreat here


3. The Treehouse – Kaiteriteri

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1+1 Bathrooms

From $285 per night

This modern Kaiteriteri holiday home offers comfort and style with open-plan living. Fitted with floor to ceiling glass throughout, relax and take in the tranquil bush surrounds from your preferred vantage point. The glass doors open from the living and kitchen onto wrap-around decking for amazing summer living!

View the full listing for The Treehouse here


4. Bach 7 by The Sea – Marahau

6+4 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $195 per night

This Marahau holiday home includes well presented open plan living, with everything you need for a relaxing stay… Stay cosy by the fireplace and admire the sea views from indoors, or find your favourite vantage point and enjoy al fresco living – dine with a view or simply kick back and take in the peace and quiet.

View the full listing for Bach 7 by The Sea here


5. Red Door Retreat – Nelson

2+4 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $135 per night

Framed with vibrant Mexican Blood-flower vines, this fully fenced Nelson 1900’s cottage boasts 3 double bedrooms and a large fully equipped kitchen. The gorgeous antique-style interior includes comfortable open plan living, perfect for relaxing in front of the TV or snuggling up by the fire in the cooler months.

View the full listing for Red Door Retreat here


6. The Glass House – Kaiteriteri

12 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $275 per night

The Glass House is a Kerry Mason architecturally designed Kaiteriteri holiday home, in a spectacular location with complimentary WiFi. Delight in the incredible views north out towards Abel Tasman National Park, and south over Kaiteriteri beach and towards Nelson.

View the full listing for The Glass House here


7. Bayside Retreat – Kaiteriteri

8 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $185 per night

Bayside Retreat is a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom Kaiterteri holiday home at Tapu Bay with free Wi-Fi… Set within a minute’s walk to Tapu Bay and 5 to Steven’s Bay, this spacious home offers an ideal getaway with well presented living just a 5 minute drive into Kaiteriteri.

View the full listing for Bayside Retreat here


8. Vista Lagoon – Kaiteriteri

6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

From $140 per night

Vista Lagoon is a 3 bedroom Kaiteriteri holiday unit. Enjoying an awesome estuary-side setting right in the heart of Kaiteriteri, this cute and cosy Tasman getaway is an easy option for your next break away. One of two dwellings on site, this Kaiteriteri holiday unit includes relaxed and cosy open plan living. For easy indoor / outdoor living, the sheltered porch offers a perfect spot to kick back and take in the peaceful estuary views!

View the full listing for Vista Lagoon here


9. Korora – Kaiteriteri

5 People | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

From $170 per night

Korora, named for the Little Blue penguins that are local to the region, is an architecturally-designed “treehouse” nestled in and above the native bush. Marvel at stunning views of the golden sands of Kaiteriteri beach and bay, the Richmond Range, Kina Cliffs and Tasman Bay.

View the full listing for Korora here


10. Blue Lagoon – Kaiteriteri

7 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathroom

From $160 per night

Sitting on the edge of the estuary, Blue Lagoon is a charming three-bedroom holiday unit in the heart of Kaiteriteri. Explore the Tasman from this cosy and cute spot! One of two dwellings on site, Blue Lagoon is spread across two levels, with comfortable open plan living upstairs. Stay snug indoors in winter months, or relax on the deck – this is a perfect spot for cruisy summer BBQ’s!

View the full listing for Blue Lagoon here


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