Set atop a private peninsula overlooking the Bay of Islands, and surrounded by 75 acres of sub-tropical native bush and secluded beaches, Eagles Nest hotel is in a fantastic location.

Image of Katie Terrington
Image of Miranda Boord

Miranda and Katie are here to help give you the inside track.

Accommodation is comprised of just five villas, all ultra cool and contemporary, including a one bedroom villa, two three-bedroom villas and two four-bedroom villa. Each is resolutely private and has access to the private beach, as well as all of the mod cons one could ever ask for, as well as a kitchen, swimming pool and a home cinema in the case of most. The queen bee is Rahimoana, which has a gym, sauna, wine cellar, private heli pad, and is set within 44 acres of private land.

Although villas are self contained and do have a fully equipped kitchen, everyone needs a break now and again so make use of the resort's private chefs, who will cook anything from freshly caught seafood to lamb and venison. The hotel also has an extensive wine cellar, and the staff can deliver a cocktail day or night.

With more than 144 islands to explore, there is plenty to do in the surrounding area. There are five golf courses nearby and numerous biking and hiking trails, and guests can ride along beaches or volcanic ridges, swim with dolphins, and go sailing. Parasailing and sky diving are on offer for adrenaline junkies, whereas in villa spa treatments may be more suited to those who just want to relax.

Why we love it

Image of Katie Terrington

Guests staying in the ultra-luxe Rahimoana villa have access to a Porsche throughout their stay, or if helicopter is the preferred mode of transport, park it on the villa's private heli pad.

Katie,

Expand

Key Info

Number of rooms

16

Eco Rating

3

Location

The North Island

Other places to stay in The North Island

treetops_dusk_view

Treetops Lodge and Estate

In the heart of the Maori spiritual home of Rotorua, Treetops Lodge and Estate is a delightful haven of peace and relaxation. Surrounded by forest with valley and lake views, the Lodge is equally welcoming of honeymooning couples as of families.

Hotel DeBrett

Hotel DeBrett

Set in the heart of the fashionable district of downtown Auckland, the contemporary and stylish Hotel DeBrett is the perfect base from which to explore the city’s elegant shops and numerous art galleries.

Huka Lodge

Huka Lodge

Located on the banks of the Waikato River in 17 acres of parkland, Huka Lodge is the last word in luxury.

Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers

Set high above Hawke’s Bay, Cape Kidnappers Lodge is surrounded by 6000 acres of lush green farmland and rolling hills. The Lodge has panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean and a subtropical maritime climate.

wharekauhau_external

Wharekauhau Lodge

Set in secluded beauty on the south east coast of New Zealand’s North Island (90 minutes by road from Wellington) Wharekauhau is a luxurious country retreat based on a 5,000 acre working sheep station overlooking the spectacular Palliser Bay.

Greenhill Lodge

Greenhill Lodge

Greenhill offers luxurious accommodation in a tranquil location at the heart of the Hawke’s Bay wine country, on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

Kauri Cliffs

Kauri Cliffs

Kauri Cliffs has an illustrious reputation for humble luxury; welcoming guests to a quaint and secluded corner of New Zealand’s North Island. For many it is, quite simply, the resort of choice for any kiwi getaway. Better still the property is located near Matauri Bay, on almost 6,000 acres of bushland, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Start creating your tailored trip today

Miranda and Katie are our The North Island experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

Call us on +44 (0) 20 7978 7333

Or enquire online