Eagle's Nest

Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Neighborhood: Russell

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability. (Upgrades are rarely available as this property only has 5 accommodations which are multi-million dollar award winning holiday homes. Please advise your clients accordingly.)
  • Continental breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, in Villa Provisioning for Self Service Breakfast
  • Guided Nature Walks: Russell is one of the last areas where two rare birds - Kiwi and North Island Weka - can be seen in the wild.Enjoy a relaxed walk with us to learn more about our native forest and the creatures that live within it. You will encounter wild New Zealand birds in their natural habitat, plus fascinating insects and native plants. Our walks are suitable for most fitness levels Night time guided Kiwi Experience Walk: The forest changes when the sun sets! The sounds and sights of the day are replaced by the creatures of the night. This is when Kiwi come out to forage, giving you a chance to hear, or even see, wild Kiwi in their natural environment. Ruru (a native owl) can be heard, shy insects emerge from their shelters, and glow-worms light up. (Subject to availability, Duration: 2 hours, Maximum Group size: 6 maximum Minimum Age: 10 years old*)OrDay Time Ecology Experience Walk: Enjoy a guided walk meandering through a forested valley in a Private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area. This fun and informative walk is different each time. What we see and hear depends on the time of the day, the weather, the season and what the walking group is most interested in. Find out about native plants and their traditional uses. Walk or sit quietly to see or hear native birds: Weka, Tui, Fantail, Grey Warbler, Fernbird, Kingfisher, and Pipit. Search for Weta, a harmless giant insect. Learn how the creatures of the forest rely on each other. (Subject to availability, Duration: 2 hoursThere is no minimum age but, for safety, it is recommended not to carry children)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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PROPERTY SIZE: 5 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Casual
Beach Ecotourism Seclusion

Eagle's Nest

Neighborhood: Russell
Address:
60 Tapeka Road
Russell
Bay of Islands, 0202
New Zealand
Nearest Airport:
Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
11 mi / 17 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Children's Programs
  • Villas


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Pool
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Butler Service

About Us

Aotearoa is a cluster of mystical islands in the South Pacific.Nature in her ancient wisdom created New Zealand, this rugged, green, sub-tropical paradise. Nestled on the ridge line of a private peninsula lies a place of serenity, beauty, healing and harmony. A secluded retreat including four luxury villas in the breathtaking Bay of Islands, where the pressures of life never existed. Where the body, mind and spirit find nourishment. This is Eagles Nest.Allow your spirit to soar as you partake of the sensual and visual experience of this unique 5-star retreat. Consistently elegant and simple style, eclectic and informal interiors, perfectly enhance spectacular views and breathtaking sunsets.
Eagles Nest is only a 2 minute drive from romantic and historic Russell, the first capital of New Zealand. We are a 45 minute drive from Kerikeri, the closest airport, which is a 40 minute flight from Auckland. Eagles Nest is a 3½ hour drive or 60 minute helicopter flight from Auckland Airport.
The VillasSacred Space: Sacred Space is the heart of Eagles Nest. Casually elegant, all suites are uniquely appointed with original artwork and antique furnishings.The large 2 storey glass-roofed living area transforms gracefully from relaxed living to formal dining and then into your own private movie theatre at night.
Sacred Space features three unique suites, all with ensuites, original art and antique furnishings. The commodious Kingfisher Suite occupies the entire upstairs and enjoys four exposures, all with superb views. There is a small bed-sitting room adjacent to another private bathroom. Its open plan gourmet kitchen adjoins the dining and lounge areas and all open onto beautiful outdoor-decks and living areas including the pool and spa on the east, where there is another full bathroom and outdoor shower which adjoins the sauna.
First Light Temple: Growing out of the hillside overlooking the pool and magnificent land and sea scapes is the ultimate honeymoon suite or love nest, an idyllic retreat for two.Absolutely stunning and romantic, your every whim is catered for.First Light Temple was completed in 2001 with the latest simplicity and elegance of international high fashion. Exquisite art and furnishings; full air conditioning. The mezzanine bedroom enjoys spectacular views, has a floor to ceiling glass shower in the ensuite and skylight over the bed. The main floor has indoor and outdoor fireplaces and walls of glass bifold doors that open onto a stunning balcony on three sides. It has a fabulous gourmet kitchen, another full bathroom and an outdoor shower.
The Eyrie: Perfect for up to three couples or a family. You will feel like you are in Heaven, in this stunning home, with its original art, gourmet kitchen, open plan living and private garden.Large outdoor sundecks overlook Paihia, Waitangi, islands to the north and the horizon edge pool and spa.
Eagle Spirit: Nestled into a sea of native bush, Eagle Spirit's luminescent design with three ensuite bedrooms, complements the breathtaking Bay of Islands.Watch dolphins play from the 18 metre lap pool or just relax in the spa as the sun sets across the bay.
Facilities: Swim in your own heated drop edge lap pool or take a spa for total relaxation in the privacy of your own Villa.Enjoy state-of-the-art sound and movies on the 3-metre "Big Screen" at Sacred Space or on flat-screen televisions with an extensive library of CD's, DVD's and Videos.You have a choice of walking tracks through beautiful native bush, some leading to our own secluded beaches.Gaze at the stars through the telescope, pamper yourself with a massage, have dinner created by the resident chef in the luxury and comfort of your villa. With so many options to select from at Eagles Nest, your decision is to choose whether to dine, socialize or soak in the energy of this very special place.
Activities: The Bay of Islands is a world-renowned holiday destination for deep sea and big game fishing as well as sailing and cruising throughout the many picture perfect islands, bays and coves. It is also known for its dolphin and whale watching, its secluded beaches, lush native bush walks, and historic attractions. It epitomises clean, green New Zealand. For the more adventurous, sea kayaking, para-sailing, sky diving, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling are all available. Tennis in Russell and golf at Waitangi or the internationally acclaimed Kauri Cliffs can be arranged.

Best of the Best

Discover paradise at the Eagle’s Nest Luxury Villa Retreat, a 75-acre estate overlooking the Bay of Islands. Guests are within walking distance of the charming town of Russell, yet are tempted to stay put in the remarkably luxurious villas; four of the five offer their own Jacuzzi, heated horizon-edge lap pool, air conditioning, original artwork, home theater system, fully equipped gourmet kitchen and more. Of course, there are ample outdoor activities to pursue — big-game fishing, sailing, diving, kayaking, bush walking, helicopter flightseeing and romantic picnicking on private islands.

Hotel Tip

Book a personal chef in advance; he or she will use the freshest local ingredients to create a true gourmet experience in your villa.

Location

Address
60 Tapeka Road
Russell
Bay of Islands, 0202
New Zealand
Neighborhood
Russell
Nearest Airport
Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE), 11 Miles / 17 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

First Light Villa

First Light Villa

Upgrade: The Eyrie Villa

  • Non-Smoking

The Eyrie Villa

The Eyrie Villa

Upgrade: Eagle Spirit Villa

  • Non-Smoking

Eagle Spirit Villa

Eagle Spirit Villa

Upgrade: Sacred Space Villa

  • Non-Smoking

Sacred Space Villa

Sacred Space Villa

Upgrade: Rahimoana Villa

  • Non-Smoking

Rahimoana Villa

Rahimoana Villa

  • Non-Smoking
Total 5 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Ecotourism, Seclusion
Vibe Casual
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 5
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures
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Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits
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Cancellation Policy
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Accepted Forms of Payment
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Terms & Conditions

Please inquire direct.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability. (Upgrades are rarely available as this property only has 5 accommodations which are multi-million dollar award winning holiday homes. Please advise your clients accordingly.)
  • Continental breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, in Villa Provisioning for Self Service Breakfast
  • Guided Nature Walks: Russell is one of the last areas where two rare birds - Kiwi and North Island Weka - can be seen in the wild.Enjoy a relaxed walk with us to learn more about our native forest and the creatures that live within it. You will encounter wild New Zealand birds in their natural habitat, plus fascinating insects and native plants. Our walks are suitable for most fitness levels Night time guided Kiwi Experience Walk: The forest changes when the sun sets! The sounds and sights of the day are replaced by the creatures of the night. This is when Kiwi come out to forage, giving you a chance to hear, or even see, wild Kiwi in their natural environment. Ruru (a native owl) can be heard, shy insects emerge from their shelters, and glow-worms light up. (Subject to availability, Duration: 2 hours, Maximum Group size: 6 maximum Minimum Age: 10 years old*)OrDay Time Ecology Experience Walk: Enjoy a guided walk meandering through a forested valley in a Private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area. This fun and informative walk is different each time. What we see and hear depends on the time of the day, the weather, the season and what the walking group is most interested in. Find out about native plants and their traditional uses. Walk or sit quietly to see or hear native birds: Weka, Tui, Fantail, Grey Warbler, Fernbird, Kingfisher, and Pipit. Search for Weta, a harmless giant insect. Learn how the creatures of the forest rely on each other. (Subject to availability, Duration: 2 hoursThere is no minimum age but, for safety, it is recommended not to carry children)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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