Nothing compares to the splendor of an ocean horizon. These oceanside rentals will provide the perfect home base for whatever adventure you choose to create. Tipis and tents may be situated right on the beach, while cabins and cottages may be just a short walk away. As an island nation, New Zealand is a mecca for beach enthusiasts. If you like to be in the water, surfing and diving are among the popular water sports. Rent equipment on your own, or join a class for a more structured experience. Animal lovers will enjoy observing the unique collection of creatures that call New Zealand home. From exotic birds to baby seals, you are sure to find creatures you've never seen before. After a day of exploring, take a long stroll on the beach, or watch the sunset from your oceanside home away from home.