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Paihia Beach Resort and Spa

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The luxury boutique property, Paihia Beach Resort is the place to be seen on the waterfront in New Zealand's Bay of Islands thanks to the hotel's stylish design and attention to detail. Cuisine is at the forefront with views bound to delight every guest.

At a Glance

  • Paihia Beach Resort is centrally located in the heart of Paihia

  • The restaurant here has won awards for its delicious cuisine, making the most of local and seasonal produce

  • Ideally located to explore the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and the beautiful Bay of Islands

  • Apartment-style accommodation with use of hotel facilities

  • Fantastic boutique spa with a myriad of treatments


Insider's View

Try one of the amazing tailor made organic and indigenous spa remedies at Le Spa Naturale

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Paihia Beach Resort and Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Bay of Islands


The iconic Paihia Beach Resort and Spa has undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment, underpinning its reputation as a showcase of luxury boutique style. The resort overlooks Paihia's most picturesque beach and is located within walking distance of Paihia Wharf, the departure point to discover the Bay of Islands, New Zealand's scenic wonderland.

Ultra chic guest studios, suites and apartments have been fully renovated to feature panoramic views of the Bay of Islands, superior entertaining areas, large flat-screen TVs, stereo systems and French oak timber flooring. Each guest suite patio provides private space for in-room massage and for outdoor private dining.

The pool deck invites hip outdoor resort living with relaxing day beds and access to the resort’s Pure Tastes restaurant and to the fully renovated and expanded award winning spa - La Spa Naturale. If you can drag yourself away from the comforts of the resort, The Bay of Islands offers some amazing experiences from dolphin watching to quad biking on 90 mile beach, dinghy, yacht and motorboat cruising, fishing, snorkeling and diving.


The 21 Studio, Suites and Apartments have kitchens, six foot spa baths, outdoor balconies or patios and are elegantly styled with neutral colors and wooden floors. Studios are open plan and roomy, Spa Studios have massage tables on their large balconies and Poolside Studios have their own poolside patios with ocean views beyond. Superior Studios are larger with full kitchens and Superior Suites have the luxury of separate living rooms. Paihia's roomy 2-bedroom apartments are perfect for families.


Children of all ages are very welcome to come and stay at Paihia Beach Resort and Spa and the hotel has several rooms suitable for families. You can also request a babysitting service should you need it, and there are special children's menus at mealtimes.


Puretastes is Paihia's hip, poolside restaurant which serves sumptuous and locally sourced cuisine. The award winning Spa Naturale has a huge array of pampering treatments ranging from 30 minutes to five day packages. Paihia Beach Resort and Spa also has an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic sea views and five different Jacuzzis offering differing temperatures, private saunas and steam rooms.


Activities within the resort largely focus on pampering the body in the spa, pool, sauna and Jacuzzis and the appetite in the fabulous restaurant. However, the Bay of Islands area has a diverse range of activities to suit every taste from natural wonders, historical sites and a vast choice of water based activities including fishing, sailing, diving and kayaking.

Location & Directions

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The resort is on Marsden Road, directly overlooking Paihia's most picturesque beach. Located within 5-minutes walking distance of Paihia town center & Wharf, the departure point to discover the Bay of Islands,

When to go

The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.

Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Paihia Beach Resort and Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Bay of Islands

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