New Zealanders’ love affair with travel is no secret. The need to cure our wanderlust sees many of us spending hours researching unique destinations to explore and new places to call home - even if only for a night - giving us inspiration to build our dream holiday.
More travellers than ever before are turning to Airbnb’s wish-list tool to help identify and save amazing properties and spectacular hideaways in their quest to explore the world. From mountain top treehouses to windmill cottages and everything in between, Airbnb has more than four million listings worldwide, including more than 19,000 in New Zealand, giving Kiwis #travelinspo at the click of a button.
#1 Romantic Bush Chalet - Auckland
Spend a night in nature with this beautiful bush chalet, surrounded by mature Kauri trees and native birds. This is the perfect place for your next romantic getaway!
#2 Tree house above Wellington harbour - Lower Hutt, Wellington
Thought treehouses were just for kids? Think again! This is a luxury twist on a treehouse perfect for reliving those childhood treehouse memories. Situated above the trees and overlooking Wellington harbour, this is a great way to escape reality before you have to come back down to earth.
#3 The Amazing House Truck – Motueka, Tasman
If you’ve been meaning to get in touch with your inner pioneer, then look no further than the beautifully restored house truck with fantastic sea and mountain views. This is the perfect place to escape reality and take a bath under the stars for a truly unique experience! Note: House Truck exterior lead image for this story.
#4 Woodpecker Bay Bach ~ Life on the edge. - Westport, West Coast
Are you looking for that wow factor? Then this stunning location will blow you away! Spend a night in this rustic, cosy bach and leave the rat race miles behind.
#5 Sea view and Sunsets - Auckland
Enjoy magic views of the harbour whilst relaxing by the pool, listening to bird song and toasting the sunset. This high class seaside pad is everything you need for the perfect luxury weekend away.
#6 Lakefront Modern Spacious Studio - Queenstown, Otago
With a balcony overlooking the lake, this spacious warm studio with king size bed is the perfect place to settle in for the night after a long day exploring New Zealand’s adventure capital.
#7 Sunny cottage with water views - Queenstown, Otago
This sun trap is perfect for a relaxing weekend away or adventure getaway, whether you’re looking for a day on the lake, or a day on the couch, this comfortable crib offers it all!
#8 Beachside Self Contained Studio - Christchurch, Canterbury
Overlooking the pool one side and sand dunes the other, this stunning modern apartment will truly put you in the holiday spirit. Amazing views let you watch the sunrise and set.
#9 City Centre Little Loft Apartment - Auckland
You can’t beat this location set in the heart of New Zealand’s biggest city. After a long day exploring the sites, pop back to your central location before deciding which bars and restaurants to wile the evening away.
#10 Te Kumi Tirohanga Boutique Homestay - Otorohanga, Waikato
The stunning design of this home, deep in the countryside offers panoramic views, privacy and comfort to match in this exclusive residence. Enjoy the King Country region and all it has to offer!