Relax by the sea with beach holidays in New Zealand and abroad
From the exotic beaches of Greece to the family-friendly traveller spots in the USA to the beaches in your own backyard in New Zealand, you'll have plenty of options for memorable beach holidays for family fun and adventure. Whether you want to stay close to home to experience a new beach in an exciting location, discover the top destinations for beach holidays in New Zealand and around the world.
Discover the top destinations for beach holidays
Whether you’re looking for a wild and rugged beach, a family-friendly beach community, a sheltered cove or anything in between, New Zealand beaches offer something for everyone. Learn more about the best beaches in New Zealand for families, adventurers and couples to plan your coastal holiday.
Surrounded by volcanic peaks, dense rainforest and turquoise seas, Rarotonga’s beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world. Whether you want a quiet beach for the family, a romantic spot for 2 or a place to snorkel or kayak, take a look at the best beaches in Rarotonga to plan your trip.
Boasting a dramatic cliff backdrop, sparkling seas, and awe-inspiring volcanic sand, the black-sand beaches in NZ are among the top travel destinations on the island. Suited to both sunbathers and adventurers alike, black-sand beaches in NZ offer everything from incredible surf breaks to nature walks to quiet areas for family fun.
The popular holiday destination of Muri Beach is a gem of Rarotonga Island in the Cook Islands. You will find a wonderful assortment of beach and tropical island activities on Muri Beach and the greater Rarotonga area, such as sunbathing, swimming and all sorts of water fun. Find out more about the best Muri Beach accommodation options.
Located in the Cook Islands, Rarotonga is one of the best places for an island retreat with family, friends or on your own. From wilderness tours to fishing excursions to Polynesian cultural experiences, you’ll have an array of options for how to spend your trip. Take a look at the best ideas for Rarotonga holidays to plan your itinerary.