Wānaka vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Wānaka

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Chalet in wanaka
The Lookout - boutique mountain hideaway
The Lookout is a boutique mountain hideaway situated high on the hill with unrivaled panoramic views of the lake and mountains. Designed and built by the owners – this cosy getaway provides a perfect place to relax and connect with nature. The spacious, sunny and private chalet has large glass doors that open to a wide deck with breathtaking views and a patio with a luxurious double bath. With minimal town lights, this makes a perfect site for stargazing of the Milky Way. 5 min drive to Wanaka
Jul 15 – 22
$183 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 639 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Tranquil retreat
This private and self-contained studio-apartment is within easy walking distance of central Wanaka. There is a full kitchen and laundry and off street parking. The studio has a unique grass roof and large sunny deck with a hot tub. The studio is set in a park-like setting with mature trees. The comfortable queen sized bed has an electric blanket and quality linen. This studio is recently completed with quality furniture and is only a 5 minutes walk from the edge of Lake Wanaka.
Oct 1 – 8
$115 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 369 reviews
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Chalet in Wanaka
Mount Iron Cabin - Mountain stargazing
'Mount Iron Cabin' is a newly crafted stand-alone chalet on the side of Mount Iron, Wanaka. Built to soak up the sun and capture the mountain vistas this bespoke private chalet will be your base for adventure and/or pure relaxation. Nestled in a Kanuka glade, enjoy stargazing from the outdoor double bath and continue the stargazing in your plush bed with skylight above. Outfitted with everything you need for the perfect getaway including secure storage for bikes, skis, kayaks..
Jul 7 – 14
$160 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 295 reviews

Popular amenities for Wānaka vacation rentals

Stay near Wānaka's top sights

Lake Wanaka53 locals recommend
Wanaka Lakefront6 locals recommend
#ThatWanakaTree48 locals recommend
Wanaka Lavender Farm44 locals recommend
New World Wanaka119 locals recommend
Cinema Paradiso97 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Wānaka

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Cabin in Wanaka
The cosy cabin with stunning view and private spa
Dec 21 – 28
$119 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 1019 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Hawea, Wanaka
Lake View Earth Cottage
Jun 21 – 28
$153 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 263 reviews
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Guesthouse in Luggate
Secluded Couples Escape Wanaka
May 10 – 17
$168 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 238 reviews
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Guesthouse in Wanaka
The Little Stone Cottage
$153 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 246 reviews
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Guest suite in Wānaka
Wanaka Outlet Oasis - home away from home
Jun 12 – 19
$78 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Home in Wanaka
Te awa Lodge Riverside retreat
Nov 19 – 26
$273 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 103 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
A Little Piece of Paradise
Apr 9 – 16
$171 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Home in Wanaka
Modern & Private + hot tub. Peak View lodge-
May 26 – Jun 2
$236 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 246 reviews
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Guesthouse in Queensberry
Kaituki Ridge
May 6 – 11
$147 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Guest suite in Wanaka
Wanaka Lakeside Luxury Suite with Private Entry
Aug 17 – 24
$105 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 312 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Tenby St - Proximity Tranquility Central Wanaka
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$165 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Guesthouse in Wanaka
Wanaka WOW
May 9 – 16
$155 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 227 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Wānaka

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Guest suite in Wanaka
'Studio 15', Mountain views from a stylish studio
Aug 14 – 21
$52 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 548 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Highland Apartment Wanaka
Jul 12 – 19
$70 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 295 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
The Tiny Temple Retreat. A 10min. Walk To Wānaka
Apr 12 – 19
$101 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
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Guest suite in Wanaka
Wanaka French farmhouse - self-contained apartment
Jun 25 – Jul 2
$129 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 202 reviews
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Guesthouse in Wanaka
Barn Studio On Aubrey
Aug 9 – 16
$118 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 148 reviews
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Guest suite in Wanaka
Lismore Luxury 2, 5 mins walk to town, lake views
May 15 – 22
$95 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 223 reviews
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Guesthouse in Wānaka
Just Bee
Jun 11 – 18
$107 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 93 reviews
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Home in Wanaka
LUXURY HOME WITH LAKE AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS
Jan 30 – Feb 6
$324 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 86 reviews
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Guesthouse in Wānaka
Wānaka Guest Suite
Dec 4 – 11
$91 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 22 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
Aspiring Mountain Views
Feb 7 – 14
$197 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 30 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
Marina Terrace Lake Views
Jun 20 – 27
$231 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Farm stay in Mount Pisa
Luxurious studio in a beautiful vineyard
Dec 22 – 29
$224 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 89 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Wānaka

Total rentals

1.6K properties

Rentals with a pool

130 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

200 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

1.2K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

68K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Wānaka?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 470 vacation rentals in Wānaka featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Wānaka?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Wānaka. Choose from more than 200 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there Wānaka vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 130 vacation homes with pools in Wānaka, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • Do cottage rentals in Wānaka have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 cottage rentals with a bbq area in Wānaka. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do serviced apartment rentals in Wānaka have wifi?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 serviced apartment rentals with wifi in Wānaka. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Wānaka have a gym?

    Absolutely! We offer over 60 house rentals with a gym in Wānaka. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • What are the most popular amenities for Private Suite Rentals in Wānaka?

    Enhance your stay in our Private Suite Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 70 homes with air conditioning, over 130 homes with wifi, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in Wānaka?

    Experience the best of Wānaka with our house rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Do townhouse rentals in Wānaka have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 townhouse rentals with air conditioning in Wānaka. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there family-friendly guesthouse rentals in Wānaka?

    Wānaka has more than 20 family-friendly guesthouse rentals. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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