An international business is hunting for more than 50 Auckland rentals from later next year for the America's Cup - and sea views, an entertainer's balcony, media room and pool are features sought.

Samantha Arnold, Barfoot & Thompson property management general manager, said nearly 60 premium properties were needed, a dedicated portal was established for people to register online and visitors from Britain, Europe, the United States and Asia needed homes as close to the sailing as possible.

The business wants places as close to the water as possible. Photo/Brett Phibbs
The business wants places as close to the water as possible. Photo/Brett Phibbs

The Wynyard Quarter, St Mary's Bay, Freeman's Bay, Herne Bay, downtown, Devonport, Orakei, Mission Bay, Kohimarama and Remuera were options, she said.

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