Up from the Beach on Smith with mooring available

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #20255

9.2/10 (42 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Renovated Villa located just up from Akaroa’s main beach, centrally located offering all day sun and great view. Good access with plenty of parking. Open plan living area opens up onto generous decking and patio area and sheltered garden setting.

Sky TV please bring own HMDI card.

This property is within 2 minutes down to the centre of the village of Akaroa and all it offers, and is well suited to those wanting to explore the beautiful Bank Peninsula region.

Tourist activities include both dolphin watching and swimming with dolphins, guided kayaking, fishing and swimming, hiking, walks and a relaxed village around which you can just stroll and enjoy the views, the people, the atmosphere...

There’s a good children’s playground if travelling with children, beaches for playing in and a pleasant drive by car to the outer bays of the Peninsula will find some of the best unspoilt beaches in Canterbury. Banks Peninsula even has a couple of hidden surfing spots which are world renown. The village also boasts a decent sized supermarket, many cafes, and a host of wonderful restaurants. The safe bay also offer great walks and hikes, along with boutique shopping, galleries, wineries and the famous Barry Point cheese factory.

Akaroa is 1,5 hours from Christchurch city, and has a regular mini-bus service operating between Christchurch City, and both the International and Domestic airports if you’re arriving from another city.

Special conditions:

Small boat parking area available at street

3rd bedroom is a sunroom at end of hallway

HDMI bring own card for sky.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$70.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Master Suite

    1 x King bed

  • Sun Room

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed


Maybe booked

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (47)

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  • We loved this house

    We loved this house. We sat on the porch and soaked in the view. It was a great location.

    Joanna K. Jan 2019

  • We loved staying in Akaroa and walked everywhere to and from the...

    We loved staying in Akaroa and walked everywhere to and from the house. The hill was challenging with us being older, but doable. The regular cruise ships in the harbour were a lovely surprise.

    Dec 2018

  • We had a great family holiday in Akaroa

    We had a great family holiday in Akaroa. The house is in a great location . It’s very peaceful ,well equipped and the views are fantastic. We would come back to this house for sure.

    Ross J. Dec 2018

  • A beautiful spacious home with a great view and super handy location

    A beautiful spacious home with a great view and super handy location. We would love to stay again. Thank you.

    Linzi K. Dec 2018

  • Everything we needed and would definitely stay again

    Everything we needed and would definitely stay again.

    Karyn B. Nov 2018

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