Located in the stunning Bay of Islands, Eagles Nest is an exclusive villa resort consisting of five stunning private villas, where your every need is cater for. The Villas are designed to maximise the stunning view across Bay of Islands with large windows open to the sea and subtropical landscapes, as well as modern conveniences such as home theatres and jacuzzi bath tubs.
Treat yourself to culinary delights made by the resident chefs, a drop of the superb wine collection and fresh locally sourced foods. Take a dip into one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools or 5 hot tubs, or simply spend time strolling along the private beach. Spa therapists are available for exquisite in-villa treatments and the resident personal trainer can help maintain or enhance your regime. The Bay of Islands is also the ultimate maritime playground, world-renowned for every water sport known to man.
From panoramic ocean views, spacious accommodation, private concierge – you won’t need to see anyone else – unless it’s your dedicated butler or chef
Culinary resources, including fabulous resident chefs, a superb wine collection and fresh locally sourced foods, are what memorable dining experiences are made of. Spa therapists are available for exquisite in-villa treatments and our resident personal trainer can help maintain or enhance your regime.
Treat yourself to a stay in one of five stunning villas nestled into the beautiful island-like peninsula along a ridgeline that drops into a valley – reminiscent of a huge nest. Ancient eagles once soared the pristine skies and as amazing architects and creative interior designers, they built their homes where now sit the grand nests of the human variety, where gracious, unobtrusive yet attentive kiwis cater to your every whim.
Growing out of the hill side over-looking the magnificent land and seascapes, First Light oozes intimacy and is the preferred honeymoon villa or idyllic retreat for two.
You will never want to leave the simply elegant villa that is First Light. This is the ultimate nest for 2. A mezzanine bedroom enjoys spectacular views with floor to ceiling glass shower in the ensuite and skylight over the bed. The main floor has indoor and outdoor fireplaces with walls of glass bifold doors that allow the outside in. First Light has a fabulous gourmet kitchen, another full bathroom, additional outdoor shower and a garden jacuzzi to soak away in under the starlit sky.
Additional rates will be quoted for the following Villas.
Eyrie is perfect for those of us who love outdoor space. From the expansive outdoor living area, watch the sunset, and take in the stunning Bay of Islands.
Eyrie is situated on high amidst lush native bush, overlooking the panoramic Bay of Islands with Waitangi, Paihia and Islands of the North in full view. The villa is of contemporary design, features original artwork, with open plan living where indoor/outdoor is key. Enjoying ocean and garden views all with native birds serenading.
Tucked into the hillside, with magnificent ocean views, Eagle Spirit offers peace and relaxation amidst a stunning sun-drenched space.
This spacious villa, perfect for up to three couples; offers magical vistas overlooking the picturesque Bay of Islands.
Immediately on entrance guests will be awestruck. Space, privacy, lush native landscapes, and ocean views with the best sunsets available. Look across to the historical grounds of Waitangi or watch dolphins frolic below, all while indulging in early evening cocktails on your deck or enjoying from the prime location of your outdoor spa.
Casually elegant, all suites are uniquely appointed with original artwork and antique furnishings.
The large two storey glass-roofed living area transforms gracefully from relaxed living to formal dining and then into your own private movie theatre at night.
The commodious master bedroom occupies the entire upstairs area and enjoys four exposures, all with superb views. The open plan gourmet kitchen adjoins the dining and lounge areas all opening onto beautiful outdoor decks and living areas including a pool and spa, where there is another full bathroom, outdoor shower and adjoining sauna.
Our premier villa, Rahimoana’s design is unparalled in luxury, space and privacy. With soft shades of pale grey and white, Rahimoana epitomises the refined elegance of modern minimalism. With a dramatic aerofoil copper roof floating above three-metre sliding glass walls, Rahimoana offers 300 degree views of ocean, islands, sunsets and landscapes.
Rahimoana – Sun God Over The Ocean (Maori Translation)
Four superb bedrooms with ensuites flank the generous living and entertaining space. All have jaw-dropping views flowing seamlessly across granite balconies surrounded by lush beautifully-landscaped grounds. The ever changing ocean and sky, sunsets, sunrises, abundant wildlife, with the sounds of rolling waves from your private beach hints at why Rahimoana is a world class holiday villa.
Drenched in all day sun, this stunning villa sits on 44 acres of private headland with panoramic views of New Zealand’s famed Bay of Islands. With over a kilometer of beach and ocean frontage overlooking deep water anchorage this iconic, one of a kind masterpiece also features a 25 meter infinity pool, a helipad and acres of pristine private land and native bush. There is a gymnasium, sauna, office, service area, and wine cellar enabling large scale and intimate entertaining with family, friends or business associates.
There is nothing in the world like Rahimoana for those who aspire to holiday or celebrate any special occasion in a villa that is a spectacular work of art.
From the water, it appears hunkered into the hilltop as if it was always meant to be there.
This magnum opus boasts multiple indoor-outdoor living and lounge areas perfectly complementing the subtropical climate and breathtaking world class vistas.
The Bay of Islands is world-renowned for every water sport known to man.
Eagles Nest is your chosen base to explore the many adventure activities in the Bay of Islands.
Add some extreme flare to your luxury experience, try one of the following;
Tandem sky diving from 20,000 feet with a fully qualified jump master with Sky Dive Zone Bay of Islands. Enjoy at least a minute at free fall and speeds of up to 120 mph or 200 kph before deploying your dual sized parachute all while enjoying the spectacular panoramic views .
Gourmet Epicure, Personal Chefs, Local Food and Wine, The Old Packhouse Market, The Bay of Islands Farmers Market & self catering are but a few options worth consideration.
GOURMET EPICURE AND PERSONAL CHEFS
Dining is an integral part of the Eagles Nest experience. Let the team of talented resident personal chefs awaken and delight the connoisseur within. Eagles Nest’s “Gourmet Epicure” showcases a diverse array of New Zealand’s finest produce sourced locally and nationwide to provide a true sensation for all the senses to savour. Personal Chef menus are found in the downloadable information under bookings.
LOCAL FOOD AND WINE
Northland vineyards consistently produce award-winning wines and all welcome visitors for tastings and cellar door sales. Accolades have been awarded to Northland cheesemakers for their delicious cheeses. Citrus fruits and olives are grown widely. Locally made chocolate and coffee beans are a treat. The seafood is plentiful, fresh and magnificently varied. For great seaside dining options in Russell, visit The Duke of Marlborough, The Gables, Butterfish or Charlotte’s Kitchen across the water in Paihia.
Guests have the option of utilising their own gourmet kitchen within the villa. Each villa features modern appliances including ovens, hobs, toasters, kettles, dishwashers, crockery and cutlery. Villas can be personally pre-stocked with your selection of provisions for a nominal fee or choose from two local general stores or one of the local oyster farms only minutes away.
THE OLD PACKHOUSE MARKET
The Old Packhouse Market, which operates each Saturday, is a great place for locals and visitors to source fresh, local produce; meet for coffee, breakfast or brunch, and enjoy some fabulous Northland hospitality!!
You will find good, hearty, farm fresh produce as well as sample good food with great coffee of course. The Market is also a good place to purchase gifts created by talented local arts and crafts stallholders.
BAY OF ISLANDS FARMERS MARKET
The Bay of Islands Farmers Market, held in Kerikeri every Sunday morning, is a leisurely affair and has been running since 2004. Along with fresh regional grown vegetables, there is also specialty produce and gourmet goods including locally roasted coffee. Sub tropical fruit abounds, whether in preserves, jams or jellies.
Departing directly from Eagles Nest are a number of exclusive helicopter options visiting areas such as Cape Reinga, 90 mile beach and the Waipoa Forest.
For the ultimate helicopter fishing experience, Eagles Nest recommends Rotorwork. With fully catered rock fishing adventures in locations only accessible by helicopter, your day starts with a scenic flight out over the Bay of Islands en route to your chosen fishing destination. Guests are provided with all necessary fishing tackle, quality rods and reels, bait and lunch. No prior fishing experience is necessary as a professional fishing guide is also available.
With its rich marine wildlife, clear blue water and secluded beaches, the area can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
The Bay of Islands is world renowned for its beauty and Eagles Nest is the perfect base for getting out and exploring the bay. Russell Wharf is the pick up and drop off point for most charter operators.
As one of the earliest settlements in New Zealand, Russell and the surrounding areas have a rich and colourful history.
The Bay of Islands region features a number of golf courses offering superb views and world-class courses including: Waitangi Golf Club, Kauri Cliffs, Keri Keri Golf Club and Carrington.
All year round in Northland brings warm days and blue skies. Ideal for some great riding. Spring through Summer and Autumn are stunning times of year and perfect for cycling adventures. Clear bright days and moderate to warm temperatures make for an enjoyable bike tour.
Eagles Nest horse riding experiences are provided by Horse Trekin Paihia.
Novice riders will be briefed and schooled on riding techniques before embarking on a quiet leisurely horse ride through the forest enjoying beautiful scenery, forestry ocean views and perhaps a splash into the sea at Wairoa Bay.
For the more experienced Horse Trekin offer the opportunity to explore ridges and views over the Bay of Islands and surrounding areas. You may embark on a ride to the volcano, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking 360 views of the Pacific ocean, the islands and the pine forest.
Custom tailored rides available including swimming with your horse and treks up to ridge line of the local volcano to take in the spectacular views.
All prices are per person twin share unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication & are subject to change without notice depending on exchange rate. For additional adults, children or upgrade pricing, please contact us.
Prices based on travel during low season, 1st May to 14th Oct 22.
For travel during shoulder season, 15 October – 18 December 2022, add $195 per person per night.
For travel during peak season, 18 December 2022 – 30 April 2023, add $409 per person per night.
Free cancellations up to 14 days of check in date.
In the event that we are unable to replace a cancelled reservation, the following fees apply;
Cancellations received within 30 days prior to arrival, incur a 50% cancellation fee*
*Except the months of December and January, where cancellations received within 30 days prior to arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee