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Lavaud Delight - Akaroa Holiday Home

Akaroa, Banks Peninsula (Ref. 1103177)


  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Michael

    “Lockbox code incorrect.”

    No hot water. Insufficient gas for cooking during our stay. Had to arrange and collect a gas bottle ourselves. Blocked drain on arrival which required a plumber.

    No hot water. Insufficient gas for cooking during our stay. Had to arrange and collect a gas bottle ourselves. Blocked drain on arrival which required a plumber.

    - Michael, December 2023

    Hi Michael. Thanks for reviewing your recent stay with us at Lavaud Delight. I understand that the issues you have described as above were all rectified during your stay. We apologise that this was not picked up before your holiday and can certainly understand how this would have negatively affected your experience. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback and we are sorry that on this occasion the cleanliness of the property was not to our usual high standard. We will organise a deep clean to be done at the property to ensure more in-depth cleaning is completed to ensure this does not happen again. Bachcare


  • Bedroom 1: Double
  • Bedroom 2: Double, SIngle
  • Bedroom 3: SIngle
  • Bathroom 1 with: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet
  • TV, Iron, Heating, BBQ, Washing machine , Dishwasher
  • Microwave, Fridge Freezer, Hobs, Oven, Wifi, Toaster


Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.

The property

Boasting a central location only moments from the water in picturesque Akaroa, this sun-kissed holiday home provides a generous space for you and your family to revel in on your next escape from everyday life. Welcome to Lavaud Delight! From the moment you arrive at this three-bedroom beauty, you’ll find yourself in your own small slice of paradise and inside, you’ll be presented with open-plan living that invites you all to relax after days of adventuring. The expansive outdoor area boasts a decked area with seating and a well-groomed lawn and garden area. Imagine enjoying an evening tipple, paired with a cheeseboard while the kids challenge each other to a round of backyard cricket. Now you’re on holiday! During a winter stay, get the fireplace crackling for cosy ambience, and enjoy watching your favourite shows on the TV, or check in with family and friends on the complimentary WiFi. Two internal bedrooms and a sleepout comfortably sleep up to seven guests here at Lavaud Delight, an ideal configuration for a variety of groups. A generous bathroom and full laundry facilities are on hand to ensure maximum comfort and convenience is to be had here. The location of this Akaroa accommodation places you within close proximity to an assortment of the best local fare and attractions. On a sunny morning, head across the road to the French Bakery for delicious coffee and pastry, to be enjoyed on the waterfront. If you’re keen on dolphin watching, head three minutes by car to Akaroa’s main wharf to head out on a Black Cat Cruise, you can head on a scenic cruise around the peninsula, or you can even opt to swim with the dolphins if you desire! To enjoy a seaside, serene position in Akaroa, Lavaud Delight awaits!

Please note that the top bunk bed is not suitable for adults.

Please be aware the sleep out at this property is accessed externally and the bathroom is inside the main dwelling.

There are life-jackets available to use with the kayaks but we do recommend that guests bring their own well-fitting life-jackets to ensure safety.

Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.

About the location

Situated in the stunning Banks Peninsula of the Canterbury region, Akaroa and its outer bays are simply magical. Experience the blend of French and British architecture in Akaroa itself, or venture out and explore the beautiful outer bays. Discover the colonial past of Akaroa township, while the more adventurous can go sea kayaking or head out to visit the penguin colonies. A harbour cruise to check out the Hector's dolphins and other marine wildlife is a must-do! Just a 90 minute drive from Christchurch. All of our Akaroa holiday homes are pre-inspected prior to your arrival and are ready for instant online booking.