Planning to get some sun in the scenic city of Christchurch? Whether it’s tanning in the sand, strolling the waters or going for a swim, the Canterbury region has plenty of beaches perfect for such activities. These beaches are short drives away and easily accessible. A flat surface and a breathtaking horizon makes Sumner Beach perfect for those looking to picnic and enjoy the sound of waves brushing in. Looking for something calmer? Visit the unmoving waters of Akaroa. Surfers will delight in Taylor’s Mistake, a beach with good waves, coastal views and whales popping in and out of the water. By staying in one of our seaside rentals, you’ll have easy access to these beaches. It’ll all be a doorstep away—literally.