Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Paraparaumu

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Paraparaumu. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its boating and golfing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather in Paraparaumu

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Paraparaumu

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Paraparaumu is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Raumati Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Paraparaumu Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Waikanae Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Nga Manu Nature Reserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Paekakiri Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Brendan Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)

Transport options to and around Paraparaumu

Fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Paraparaumu?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 145 holiday rentals near Paraparaumu. From 117 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Paraparaumu is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Paraparaumu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 117 Houses in Paraparaumu. Our other popular types of Paraparaumu holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 10 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Paraparaumu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Paraparaumu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.