Marlborough is a must visit New Zealand destination! With many things to do in the area from the Queen Charlotte walking track, to the Golden Mile of wineries you’ll easily fill a day with many activities. We’ve pulled together a list of our Top 10 Marlborough homes to inspire your 2018/2019 getaways. For more ideas of what to explore in the area, check out our Insiders Guide to Marlborough here. Check out our picks below, or browse all Marlborough holiday homes here.
5 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $140
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. All the basics are supplied for a fuss free stay, in an absolutely stunning location!
This Moetapu Bay bach includes cosy open plan living, with a wood-burning fireplace to ensure toasty winter stays. It’s the perfect spot to kick back on the couch and gaze out to the peaceful Sounds scenery. Or for sunny summer living, easy outdoor flow makes BBQ’s on the deck a great option, with uninterrupted beach and bay views!
9 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $285
Summer Retreat is a 5 bedroom 2 bathroom Blenheim holiday home in Springlands. Enjoying a central location, this holiday home offers ample room to unwind plus a swimming pool and Wi-Fi!
This 2 storey Blenheim holiday home includes spacious, open plan living downstairs. There is plenty of room for your group to relax indoors with 2 living areas on hand, including a fireplace for cosy winter stays. For ideal summer living, relax poolside in the peaceful fully fenced garden. The pool house is available with changing facilities, a toilet, and an outdoor shower.
8 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $255
Aston Escape is a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom Blenheim holiday home with Wi-Fi. Enjoying a central location, this modern and comfortably furnished holiday home is an ideal option for families and couples. You’ll find everything you require for a home away from home!
This Blenheim holiday home includes bright open plan living, with easy outdoor flow onto the private patio and garden. Soak up the sun and enjoy al fresco dining with your group!
8+4 People | 4+1 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | WiFi | Pet Friendly (Inside welcome) | From $195
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!
This 2 storey Waikawa holiday home includes sunny open plan living upstairs in the main house. Stay cosy indoors, or enjoy the fantastic outdoor flow onto the deck. This is the perfect spot for cruisy BBQs and tranquil views! Downstairs, an additional lounge area ensures ample room for your group to relax and unwind. Heat pumps throughout add that extra year round comfort.
6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $245
Perfectly positioned in the heart of Blenheim, this modern and comfortable Marlborough escape is an ideal option for families and couples. With well presented living and sleeping for up to 6 guests, this holiday home includes spacious and well appointed open plan living. The heat pump ensures year round comfort, or relax on the deck and courtyard with ample room to unwind in the sun! The BBQ is on hand for ideal summer living.
Central on High is a great space to relax and unwind, with fresh and modern indoor/outdoor living. Plus, the central location means you are just minutes from the CBD, airport, sports grounds, and shops. Equally, you are within easy driving distance to the regions vineyards for wine tours.
7 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | WiFi | Pet Friendly (Outdoor only) | From $190
This Art Deco style holiday home is fresh and bright, with an easy set up for a comfortable home away from home! 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!
Enjoy some time out in the fully fenced garden with your group, or head out to explore. This is a great location to enjoy Blenheim just minutes from the CBD, airport, sports grounds, and shops!
8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Pet Friendly (Outdoor only) | From $180
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 holiday home includes 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!
6 People | 2+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | From $135
This Pelorus Sounds holiday home, has a huge sunny deck that is perfect for resting while dinner cooks on the barbeque. At low tide, you can fossick along the craggy shoreline of the Mahakipawa Arm.
This Belview Bay holiday home is refurbished in keeping with its peaceful native bush setting. It includes many modern facilities so you can have an enjoyable and comfortable stay. The kitchen and bathroom are new, with shower over the bath, and a dishwasher plus microwave. The open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area opens out to the deck.
To discover the beauty and excellent fishing of the Pelorus Sounds, launch your boat from the community ramp in the bay, or from the commercial ramp at Havelock Marina, where you can also join one of the many cruises that run from there.
6+1 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | Pet Friendly (Outdoor only) | From $275
High Street Haven is within walking distance to town, the supermarket, conference centre, library and more. This relaxed and modern house is a perfect option for a comfortable and convenient Marlborough getaway!
This Blenheim holiday home includes spacious open plan living, with plenty of room for your group to relax in comfort. For cruisy summer dining, fire up the BBQ and enjoy a glass of the renowned local wine!
2+6 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | WiFi | From $190
Enjoying a waterfront position at The Marlborough Sounds, Lanza Retreat is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Penzance Bay holiday home which includes your own private jetty!
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.
The kids will love the swimming platform close to the main beach and jetty, along with a large reserve for that backyard summer game of cricket. Or enjoy kayaking the crystal clear waters from the private jetty, a clinker dinghy is also available to row and meander the stunning coastline of Penzance Bay.