Bay of Islands Beachfront Holiday Home - Tapeka Del Mar - Bay of Islands, Russell

Bay of Islands Beachfront Holiday Home - Tapeka Del Mar - Bay of Islands accommodation in Russell.

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Accommodation Description:

Absolute beach front beach house on Tapeka Point Beach at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Unobstructed beach and bay views with an endless procession of boats passing and romantic sunsets. Direct access to a safe, sandy all tide swimming beach with no road or dunes to cross. Tapeka is just two minutes from historic Russell village with island boat tours, attractions, shops, vineyard, bars, restaurants and nearby world class golf courses.

Only three hours drive from Auckland via the Opua car ferry. The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck and BBQ. A covered veranda surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area. Three kayaks and a dinghy are available or swim to the diving pontoon in front. All linen and towels are supplied with beds made prior to arrival. The Master bedroom is on a secluded wing of the house with king size bed, en-suite bathroom, LCD TV and sea views. The second bedroom has a queen and single with sea views. The third bedroom has a king and single bed with garden views.

Directly behind the house at the same level is a large fourth bedroom / games room. This contains a king bed and three singles, two of which can be placed together to create another double. This room is popular with children and families. Two portacots, high chair, bath and stroller are available for infants. The mature private grounds have ample off street parking and boat trailer turning with a good all tide boat ramp, ski lane and deep water mooring for guest use. Fish filleting station for the days catch, beer fridge and bait freezer.

Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location. The large section is ideal for children with a creek that they can dam or catch an eel. Fully equipped granite kitchen includes an ice maker, dish drawer washers, thermo bake oven, gas hobs, microwave, 4 slice toaster, bodums, utensils, serving dishes etc. Fully equipped laundry with a washer and dryer. Entertainment includes a Bose home theatre, Sky satellite TV, Blu-ray/DVD player, iPod dock and outdoor deck speakers. A LCD TV, DVD and stereo is also provided in the large rear bedroom. Telephone and free high speed broadband Internet access with WiFi. The inside living area has high ceilings, comfy leather sofas and a nautical theme with a Cape Cod feel. Panoramic sea and beach views extend through floor level windows and ranch sliders to the deck. Qualmark official 4.5 star raing and Enviro Silver sustainable tourism award. Best Russell Vacation Rental and Excellence awards. This is the ultimate Kiwi vacation rental experience and a perfect base to explore the Northland region of New Zealand


Are pets allowed? Yes, by arrangement
Are children allowed? Yes
Is smoking allowed? No
Minimum Stay (nights): 3
Disabled Access: Two small steps to main house and deck level

Sleeping Capacity:

Unit Sleeps: 13
Number of Bedrooms/Units: 4
Bed types: 2 x King, 2 x Queen, 5 x Single, 2 x Portacot
Bathroom: En-Suite


  • Alarm Clock
  • BBQ
  • Beach Swimming
  • Board Games
  • Boat Parking
  • Boat Tours
  • Body Boards
  • Car Parking
  • CD Library
  • CD Player
  • CD/MP3 Alarm
  • childrens highchair
  • Clothes Line
  • Coffee/Tea Facilites
  • Deck
  • Deck Furniture
  • Dishwasher
  • Drinking Water Filter
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • DVD/Video Library
  • Electric Blankets
  • Fishing Beach and Boat
  • Fishing Gear
  • Free Kayak Use
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heated Towel Rails
  • Internet Facilities
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Oven

Other Information:

Rates quoted in $NZ up to 6 guests. Xmas / New Year period $POA. Additional guests $NZ30pp per night based on stay duration. Linens, consulables and post stay cleaning $NZ30 per guest per stay. Contact us for a quote

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Bay of Islands Beachfront Holiday Home - Tapeka Del Mar

22 Du Fresne Place


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