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Twenty of the Most Luxurious Waterfront Stays You Can Book in Auckland

Pick a winner, pack your bags and get ready to live your best holiday life.
By Libby Curran
September 21, 2020
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Twenty of the Most Luxurious Waterfront Stays You Can Book in Auckland

Pick a winner, pack your bags and get ready to live your best holiday life.
By Libby Curran
September 21, 2020
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Those dreams of an international getaway have been put on hold for now, but you'll still find plenty of holiday gold right here in your own backyard. And if you fancy a taste of the vacation high life, what better destination than a slice of waterfront paradise, with a few days spent lounging by the ocean and soaking up some rays? The city of Auckland is filled with idyllic coastal stays to make you swoon, from clifftop homes boasting sparkling blue panoramas to beachside escapes located just metres from some of the region's best surf.

Here, we've done the hard work and chosen 20 of the most luxurious waterfront stays you can book in Auckland. Pick a winner, pack your bags and get ready to live your best holiday life, in glam waterfront style.

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WAIHEKE VISTA AT PALM BEACH, WAIHEKE ISLAND

This sprawling architectural stunner will have you feeling on top of the world. Think, sweeping coastal views, a private pool and gorgeous outdoor living spaces.

How much? From $765 a night, sleeps ten.

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THE GLASSHOUSE, WHANGAREI, NORTHLAND

A secluded clifftop paradise for two complete with luxury features, a mind-blowing outlook and a shower room that's enveloped by nature.

How much? From $1313 a night, sleeps two.

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WATERFRONT SANCTUARY, WHANGATEAU

Experience high-end waterfront living at this blissful retreat, where you'll split your days between the pool, sunny deck and private beach.

How much? From $464 a night, sleeps eight.

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CIRCULAR BAY, WAIHEKE ISLAND

This contemporary coastal cottage makes for a secluded group retreat, featuring private bay access, hot tub and scores of great wineries on its doorstep.

How much? From $500 a night, sleeps six.

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BEACH HOUSE, ONEROA, AUCKLAND

Lap up a slice of glam coastal life at this light-filled beachfront home. There's a spa, sunny outdoor spaces aplenty and sparkling blue vistas throughout.

How much? From $650 a night, sleeps six.

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PALM BEACH LODGE, WAIHEKE ISLAND

A tropical hideaway overlooking the shores of Palm Beach. The spacious deck boasts sweeping ocean views and the sand is just steps away.

How much? From $310 a night, sleeps four.

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CHIC PALM BEACH DETOX, WAIHEKE ISLAND

Escape reality with a stay at this luxe beach villa, complete with private pool and a stylish indoor-outdoor set-up primed for warm weather getaways.

How much? From $450 a night, sleeps seven.

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BEACHFRONT RETREAT, TAPU

A cosy couples' beach retreat that opens right out onto the shore. Enjoy breezy, modern styling and breathtaking ocean sunsets from the deck.

How much? From $195 a night, sleeps two.

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WAIHEKE BEACH RETREAT, WAIHEKE ISLAND

This stunning, zen-like retreat is enveloped by tropical gardens, set just minutes from Palm Beach. A lofty open-plan space that feels like holiday perfection.

How much? From $304 a night, sleeps five.

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PARADISE PALM BEACH, WAIHEKE ISLAND

With sweeping ocean views, an outdoor hot tub and access to the Waiheke Island Resort facilities, this cosy villa makes for an idyllic getaway.

How much? From $224 a night, sleeps four.

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PALM BEACH PANORAMA, WAIHEKE ISLAND

Fancy holidaying in style? Try this group-friendly island stay, featuring chic finishes, an outdoor spa and spacious wraparound deck with water vistas.

How much? From $403 a night, sleeps nine.

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ISLAND TIME, ONEROA

You'll find this breezy island paradise located just minutes from the sand. Here, open-plan living spills onto sunny lawn and deck, complete with spa and hammock.

How much? From $395 a night, sleeps six.

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BEACH HOUSE AT PIHA, PIHA

This sandy beachfront escape is a surfer's dream hideaway, with space for the whole crew. The roomy deck is a winner and gorgeous hiking opportunities abound.

How much? From $353 a night, sleeps 12.

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ROMANTIC PIHA SUPERIOR SUITE, PIHA

At this romantic couples' villa, you'll spend your days lounging in the hammock and your evenings soaking up majestic sunset views from the deck.

How much? From $289 a night, sleeps two.

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BEACH PAD, PIHA

With a hot tub, lush leafy setting and sleek architectural features throughout, these designer digs will definitely tickle your holiday fancy.

How much? From $404 a night, sleeps four.

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TIHI LODGE, WAIHEKE ISLAND

Infinity pool, sauna and breathtaking clifftop setting. You'll find it all at this luxurious pad, boasting epic panoramas and space to sleep ten.

How much? From $1015 a night, sleeps ten.

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THE MAI MAI, AUCKLAND

Hidden among the trees, this stylish escape is as tranquil as they come. Spend balmy days lounging on the expansive deck, soaking up that view.

How much? From $300 a night, sleeps four.

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BELLA VISTA ESCAPE, WAIHEKE ISLAND

This high-set villa boasts majestic vistas from every angle, overlooking ocean and bay. Expect a light-filled, treetop paradise, with a deck that'll impress your socks off.

How much? From $607 a night, sleeps seven.

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SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT, KARAKA

Treat the crew to a luxurious stay at this sprawling harbourside beauty. You'll find loads of high-end features and a master tub with standout views.

How much? From $500 a night, sleeps eight.

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TE WHAU, WAIHEKE ISLAND

This light-flooded luxury abode is a group getaway dream, boasting stunning interiors, 360-degree views and a private hilltop setting. Unwind in total style.

How much? From $1050 a night, sleeps eight.

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Images: Courtesy Airbnb

Published on September 21, 2020 by Libby Curran

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