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Featured Wanaka Beach Hotels

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Edgewater
Edgewater
4.5 out of 5.0 54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (850 reviews)
$134/ night for 2 guests

Beautiful location quiet and nice walking distance frim town

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
4.0 out of 5.0 109 Mount Aspiring Road, Lake Wanaka, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (413 reviews)
$91/ night for 2 guests

Very modern, spacious and comfortable room. Great amenities. Great room service.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019
Explore Life Glamping
Explore Life Glamping
2.0 out of 5.0 Dublin Bay, Wanaka
4.0/5 (2 reviews)

The glamping was very good. Clean and comfortable.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2019
Lakeside Apartments
Lakeside Apartments
5.0 out of 5.0 9 Lakeside Road, Wanaka
5.0/5 (156 reviews)

Beautiful location. Spacious with lovely views of Lake Wanaka.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019
Peak-Sportchalet
Peak-Sportchalet
4.0 out of 5.0 36 Hunter Crescent, Wanaka
4.7/5 (42 reviews)
$129/ night for 2 guests

This is a self-contained unit next to the owner's home. They did a fine job in utilizing a small space. We were able to comfortably enjoy our breakfast (they would provide one for an extra charge) and take-away dinner. They provide a small fridge, microwave and utensils. The owners are knowledgable ...

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2018
ASURE Brookvale Motel
ASURE Brookvale Motel
3.5 out of 5.0 35 Brownston Street, Wanaka
4.1/5 (135 reviews)
$91/ night for 2 guests

Convenient location. Parking tight, getting bags up to room could be longer than necessary

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019
Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (419 reviews)
$88/ night for 2 guests

View from my room is beautiful and surrounding is wonderful, lake Wanaka is amazing

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
Fairway Motel and Apartments
Fairway Motel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5.0 2 MacPherson Street, Wanaka
4.4/5 (237 reviews)
$78/ night for 2 guests

Easy to find,very comfortable and clean....heaters and electric blankets a welcoming plus.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
3.0 out of 5.0 16 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka
3.9/5 (62 reviews)
$84/ night for 2 guests

Wifi was not constant. Close to the lake is the main advantage and eating outlets are also nearby

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2019
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Beach Hotels in Wanaka


Known for its lakeside setting and mountain views, Wanaka offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. This family-friendly destination has 14 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.


As you look for a place to stay near the water in Wanaka, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveler reviews.

Wanaka Hotel - 3-star hotel. It features 3 restaurants, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Archway Motel & Chalets - 3.5-star motel. Our travelers recommend its walkable location and proximity to shopping. This motel boasts 2 spa tubs, free WiFi, and free parking.

Edgewater - 4.5-star luxury hotel on the beach. It offers 2 spa tubs, a restaurant, and a sauna. Activities include kayaking. Guest reviews highlight the spacious rooms and family friendliness.

Ramada Resort Wanaka - 4-star apartment. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Guests love the pool and spacious rooms.

Explore Life Glamping - 2.5-star tentalow near the beach. This tentalow boasts free parking.


Planning Your Trip to Wanaka


If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.


  • Hottest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: July, August, June, and May, with an average temperature of 36°F
  • Driest months: March, August, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, August, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Wanaka


After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. Discover the area's lakeside setting and mountain views, and make time for local attractions like Lake Wanaka and Rippon Vineyard. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Picture Lounge or Pembroke Park.
Visitors also enjoy Wanaka for its:
  • Skiing
  • Restaurants
  • Parks
  • Rock climbing

Getting Around Wanaka


The closest major airport is in Wanaka (WKA), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.