Eagles Nest
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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Award-Winning Secluded New Zealand Escape

A secluded nirvana awaits you at New Zealand’s Eagles Nest resort – awarded the World’s #1 Boutique Villa Resort in the 2017 World Travel Awards. Indulge in five-star luxury amid the gorgeous backdrop of the famed Bay of Islands and experience a truly magical escape with daily self service, in-villa breakfast, NZ$650 credit per villa to be used on food and activities, daily fresh fruit platter and a bottle of wine on arrival.

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Gaze out through the oversized windows and see panoramic vistas of the Bay of Islands from your own private slice of heaven. Minutes from the charming historic village of Russell, a short walk to the resort's private beach *and a short drive from *undeveloped beaches and spectacular hiking trails, Eagles Nest is the perfect escape for those who want to unwind in nature.

What You’ll Love

The Location – Ultimate seclusion only 40 minutes from Auckland airport

Hop on a 50-minute flight from Auckland and land at Kerikeri Airport – the gateway to the famed Bay of Islands which encompasses over 140 subtropical isles. Perched on the hilltop overlooking the town of Russell,** Eagles Nest** provides romantic seclusion in one of the world’s most gorgeous settings. A short 40-minute drive from the airport will bring you to a maritime haven with some of the best water sports available.

The Accommodation – Enjoy a bottle of Champagne on arrival, a daily fresh fruit platter and daily in-villa breakfasts from a **fully-stocked fridge and pantry supplied items**** **

As soon as you set foot in Eagles Nest with its sophisticated decor, floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive ocean views, it’ll come as no surprise that this five-star resort was the winner of the World’s Boutique Villa Resort in the 2017 World Travel Awards. All five luxury villas at Eagles Nest are unique in their own way.

First Light Temple – Romance at its best

Bask in a 152sqm of lush luxury split over two levels and built into a hillside. Overlooking the seascapes, the First Light Temple is the ultimate romantic getaway for two. Featuring a stunning skylight over the super king bed, spectacular views from the gorgeous glass shower, an indoor and outdoor fireplace and bi-folding glass doors on three sides that all open onto a spacious wooden deck, the sunset has never looked better. Or opt to watch the sun go down from your *private jacuzzi *– the choice is yours.

The Eyrie Villa – Three-bedroom luxury with a heated infinity pool

Step out onto the wrap-around outdoor deck and into the18-metre heated infinity pool *and enjoy *uninterrupted views of the ocean. Perfect for a family or three couples, the Eyrie Villa boasts 222sqm of open-plan living adorned with original New Zealand artwork and contemporary design. Fire up the BBQ *on the deck surrounded by vibrant tropical plants or enjoy some down time in the *private jacuzzi.

The Eagle Spirit Villa – 243sqm of hillside, sun-drenched serenity

From the moment you step into this sanctuary** tucked into the hillside, you’ll feel at ease. Featuring **243sqm of luxury tranquillity amidst the backdrop of the Bay of Islands, the Eagle Spirit Villa’s three bedrooms with first-class ensuite bathrooms overlooking the ocean are perfect for six people. Enjoy the lush terrain from the comfort of the sunlounger, 18-metre infinity pool or heated spa and truly settle into your surrounds.

Sacred Space Villa – Four bedrooms of first-class elegance with a private helipad

Enjoy an eight-person haven overlooking a large 20-metre infinity pool and unwind, hill-side in the ultimate private getaway. The Sacred Space Villa not only features a private lap pool, a sauna, a jacuzzi *and a *home cinema system; it too boasts a private helipad – just in case you’d like to arrive in ultimate style. The 270sqm villa features four gorgeous bedrooms –with the master occupying the entire upstairs level – and five bathrooms and wouldn’t be complete without the ultra-large deck.

Rahimoana – The ultra-luxe 1,000sqm, award-winning Presidential Villa

Want to step it up a notch? Look no further than the Presidential Villa - the ultimate luxury getaway. A 25-metre heated infinity pool, a helipad, a jacuzzi, an infrared sauna, and an in-villa, state-of-the-art gymnasium are only some of the features you’ll enjoy in this sophisticated villa for eight people. Take your pick of four king bedrooms and eight bathrooms; but don’t forget to stop and enjoy the 320-degree view of the Bay of Islands. Plus, included with your package is the use of a Porsche Cayenne, a daily personal chef-prepared meal, a selection of *NZ wines and French Champagne *and more.

The Activities – Enjoy a NZ$650 credit towards food, beverage and activities

With the abundance of activities available in the Bay of Islands, your NZ$650 credit per villa will go to good use. Use it for food or beverages or use it towards exciting activities like helicopter flights, scenic cruises, fishing trips or sky diving.

When you return, take the complimentary mountain bikes out for a ride and explore the local bike tracks surrounding the property or head to the beautiful Russell.

Perfect for couples or nature lovers

Want an elegant escape to up the romance? Or perhaps you’d like to explore the gorgeous Bay of Islands’ landscape? Whichever you’re after, Eagles Nest has it all!

Valid for travel from the 1 May 2018 until the 31 October 2018 (bookings must be made before 31 August 2018).

No blackout dates or surcharge periods.

Check Availability: To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

*7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: *Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Within 7 days of purchase we’ll happily provide a full refund on cancellation of your escape (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 14 days).

First Light Temple:

This package is valid for two people.

*Maximum Room Capacity: *The maximum room capacity is 2 people and 2 infants. See below for more details.

*Infant Policy: *Two infants (aged 5 and under) may stay free of charge and will not count towards the maximum room capacity. A cot can be provided free of charge.

The Eyrie Villa / Eagle Spirit Villa:

This package is valid for six people.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is 6 adults in any configuration and 2 infants. See below for more details.

Infant Policy: Two infants (aged 5 and under) may stay free of charge and will not count towards the maximum room capacity. A cot can be provided free of charge.

Sacred Space Villa / Rahimoana (Presidential Villa):

This package is valid for eight people.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is 8 people in any configuration and 2 infants. See below for more details. See below for more details.

*Infant Policy: *Two infants (aged 5 and under) may stay free of charge and will not count towards the maximum room capacity. A cot can be provided free of charge.

Connecting rooms are not available.

Eagle Spirit Villa and Rahimoana are disable access friendly.

The NZ$650 credit cannot be used towards spa treatments.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice. Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer to LuxuryEscapes.com/terms

  • Resident Chef (additional cost)
  • Spa therapists for in-villa treatments (additional cost)
  • Personal trainer (additional cost)
  • Mountain bikes
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private beach
  • Bar (additional cost)
  • Return shuttle to Russell
  • Airport shuttle (additional cost)

Getting to Bay of Islands is easy! The resort is located a 45-minute drive from Kerikeri Airport (KKE) and a 50-minute flight from Auckland (or 3.5 hour drive).

Nonstop flights from Auckland to Kerikeri Airport depart daily with Air New Zealand.

*Direct Flights (departing Australia only): *Booking your flight with us is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your travel dates with the hotel, then head to our new online booking page to book your flights here.

Multi-Stop Trips: If you require a stopover en route or are travelling to multiple destinations, simply call 1300 88 99 00.

Eagles Nest
60 Tapeka Road, Russell 0242, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
We had a three bedroom all with ensuite bathrooms for the two of us, it was spotlessly clean on a well greeted arrival. The fridge was full of things that were complimentary and restocked each day. The villa had its own pool with fantastic views across the bay. The service from all staff was also excellent. Cannot fault our stay.
- TripAdvisor
Took the family to Eagles Nest to get away from the city for the weekend and I cannot overstate how excellent the stay was. The house itself was gorgeous and the views were amazing. We had a very relaxing weekend and are counting down the days till we can visit again.
- TripAdvisor
I cannot possibly say enough good about this place. Our house was spectacular and the view was breathtaking. But what really made the experience over the top was the staff. Cairin, William, and Monica took extraordinary care of our family in making sure we had everything we wanted just as a matter of course and dealing with unique issues of a birthday celebration and passing the time during a surprise severe storm. They are what makes this place so special.
- TripAdvisor