Vacation rentals with beach access in Christchurch City Council

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Guest suite in Christchurch
Walk along the Beach from a Cosy Studio in Sumner
Open double doors from this bright semi-detached studio and step out onto a sunny deck terrace with a BBQ grill/bake/frypan and a quaint table for two. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and espresso in a convenient kitchenette with a mini-fridge and sit at the deck table to plan an exciting day. Our studio is spacious warm and sunny. It is double glazed. It has a smart TV, Netflix, YouTube etc, high speed fiber, broadband. Kitchenette Fridge, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, toasted sandwich maker, jug, sink, BBQ (outside). Please note that the studio does not have a stove top or conventional oven Spacious bathroom Heated floor, heated mirror , heated towel rail, rain shower. Laundry Can be made available for longer stays (by arrangement). To access the studio, the path leads directly off from the right of the garage (follow the path lighting at night, the switch is on the garage end wall). Self check in via lockbox When you are staying in the studio, the space is yours, so we will leave you to it. But if you need anything, please feel free to send us a message and we'll do our best to help if we can. We're very happy to to give you tips on the local walking and Mountain bike tracks and the local cafe/restaurants and things to do in Sumner and Christchurch. The house is set in Sumner, a lovely seaside suburb of Christchurch. Steps away are restaurants, a boutique movie theatre, and a new library, as well as a beachfront esplanade hosting several cafes. It's a 20-minute drive from the city centre. We are within 2 minutes walk to the bus stop which goes all the way through central Christchurch directly to the airport. Things to do in and around Sumner: Swimming: Sumner has a great swimming beach. Surfing: Sumner's main beach offers great friendly surf conditions suitable for all abilities and great for SUP. Or Pop over to Taylor’s Mistake (10min) for something more challenging. Learn to surf at Sumner beech, Phone Aaron (0800 80 surf) Paragliding with Nimbus Paragliding 0800 111 611 Christchurch sightseeing tour Akaroa Village (80min drive) Black Cat Nature Cruises Mountain biking: There is a network of Mountain-bike trails (single track) up and around the surrounding hills and further afield. Something for all abilities from 5-50k. Or head to the Christchurch Adventure Park (bike hire available) jump on the chairlift, and hit the network of green, blue, black and double-black trails. The jump line (Airtearoa) is massive! Or, head out of town for some natural mountain-bike trails in the hills of Oxford or the Craigieburn range (from easy to extreme). Running/Walking Take an easy run/walk down the Esplanade, or hit the local trails. There is something for everyone. There is a local favorite 20k loop on the Godley Head track or take the ferry from nearby Lyttelton and run/walk up Mt Herbert (906m) , the highest point on the volcanic peninsula, amazing 360 degree views).
Jun. 15 – 22
$134 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 361 reviews
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
The Hut
Tiny house located in Christchurch's premium holiday destination. Stunning expansive views over Sumner beach, across the ocean to the Alps. Newly built in a classic style, The Hut is a little place with timeless charm. Private, sunny and sheltered, in this peaceful location you will fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and wake up to bird song. Access to the Hut is a few minutes up a walking track. Close to the beach and esplanade. Surfing, biking, swimming, walking tracks, cafes all on hand.
Aug. 2 – 9
$119 CAD per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 672 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Waimairi Beach, a delightful sanctuary to relax in
A beautiful residential house located by the beach that has a self contained luxury apartment on the ground floor with your Airbnb hosts living upstairs. A quick walk leads you directly to the beach with many walking/mountain biking tracks. Only 90 minutes drive to local ski fields. There is a TV, Netflix, WIFI and off street parking. Can sleep up to 6 people in two bedrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge. Kitchen is stocked with a few days of self serve breakfast supplies to start your visit.
Jan. 28 – Feb. 4
$190 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews

Popular amenities for Christchurch City Council beach-access accommodations

Apartment rentals with beach access

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Apartment in Church Bay
Luxury Diamond Harbour Retreat with Ocean Views
Jun. 12 – 19
$129 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 223 reviews
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Apartment in Cass Bay
Luxury Cass Bay Retreat (A)
Apr. 17 – 24
$144 CAD per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Apartment in Lyttelton
Relax in Comfort - The Stables- Heart of Lyttelton
Jun. 19 – 26
$226 CAD per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 109 reviews
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Apartment in Allandale
Allandale Bush Retreat
Apr. 27 – May 4
$125 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 132 reviews
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Apartment in Akaroa
Waterfront 2-bedroom apartment with car park
Feb. 19 – 26
$142 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 244 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Redcliffs on Park by Sea
Sep. 1 – 8
$124 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 152 reviews
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Apartment in Akaroa
The Studio Akaroa Unit 61 La Voyageur Apartments
Apr. 22 – 29
$186 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 202 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Under the Yellow Canopy, Mt Pleasant, Christchurch
Jul. 19 – 26
$120 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 22 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Recharge and Reconnect by the Beach
Oct. 15 – 22
$135 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 24 reviews
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Beach Escape
Apr. 17 – 24
$137 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 12 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Surf Break Apartment 1
May 22 – 29
$286 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 23 reviews
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Apartment in Christchurch
Sensational Central Sumner Beach Location
Nov. 5 – 12
$203 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 47 reviews

House rentals with beach access

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Home in Robinsons Bay
Number One Archdalls, Robinsons Bay
Oct. 8 – 15
$213 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 448 reviews
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Home in Charteris Bay
Waterfront holiday Home - Vizcaya
Jul. 26 – Aug. 2
$252 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Home in Akaroa
Akaroa Rose Cottage
Jul. 7 – 14
$243 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Home in Charteris Bay
Church Bay Hideaway - Beach Access & Sea Views
Oct. 10 – 17
$163 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 99 reviews
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Home in Christchurch
Sunny beachside retreat, Christchurch
Nov. 11 – 18
$98 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 25 reviews
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Home in Te Rāpaki-o-Te Rakiwhakaputa
Rapaki Rendezvous by the Sea on Lyttelton Harbour
Jan. 24 – 31
$262 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
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Home in Purau
Purau Luxury Retreat with Spa
Jul. 22 – 29
$220 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 90 reviews
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Home in Christchurch
Ocean Is Just Around The Corner
Jun. 6 – 13
$128 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 61 reviews
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Home in Christchurch
Sea Side Paradise - Beach Across
Jun. 8 – 15
$137 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 63 reviews
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Home in Takamatua
Children's Bay Exclusive - Akaroa
Nov. 12 – 19
$608 CAD per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews
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Home in Pigeon Bay
The Point - Pigeon Bay
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Home in Christchurch
Okioki: 1 bed 1 bath Beachside, New Brighton
Jun. 24 – Jul. 1
$133 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 19 reviews

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