Destination guide

Friendly Waihi Beach will entice you

The beaches and waterfalls create a pretty picture of Waihi Beach. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the surfing, camping and cafes. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather averages in Waihi Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waihi Beach

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Waihi Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Orokawa Bay (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Gilmour Reserve (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Hiaku Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Owharoa Falls (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Karangahake Gorge (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Whenuakura Island (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Waihi Beach

The nearest airport is in Tauranga (TRG), located 22.3 mi (35.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Waihi Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday rentals near Waihi Beach. From 158 Houses to 13 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 Waihi Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Waihi Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Waihi Beach:

  • Mount Maunganui: 283 holiday homes
  • Welcome Bay: 24 holiday homes
  • Tauranga South: 15 holiday homes
  • Bethlehem: 27 holiday homes
  • Omanu: 65 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waihi Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Waihi Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Historical Athenree Homestead: 465 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui: 601 holiday rentals
  • Karangahake Gorge: 323 holiday rentals
  • Whangamata Beach: 481 holiday rentals
  • Opoutere Beach: 424 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waihi Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waihi Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 158 Houses in Waihi Beach. Our other popular types of Waihi Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 17 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 17 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 Waihi Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Waihi Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.