Nestled on the ridgeline of a private peninsula on the east coast of the North Island lies a place of serenity, beauty, healing and harmony. Eagles Nest is a private villa estate where each villa has its own personality and long list of luxury comforts.
This is the ultimate private villa experience - whether you decide to go it alone or to have chefs, trainers, chauffeurs and spa therapists, the villas alone provides a high level of luxury and you will leave Eagles Nest feeling revived and energised
Cutting edge, architecturally designed villas
The larger villas are absolutely perfect for families, with private pools and plenty of space
Perfectly located to explore historic Russell
Eagles Nest is a secluded retreat in the breathtaking Bay of Islands, where the pressures of life are lost amidst the stunning natural beauty of the sub tropical paradise. Casually elegant, all of the five villas are uniquely appointed with original artwork and antique furnishings and all have outdoor Jacuzzis, wonderful views and gourmet kitchens. Four of the villas have full size private swimming pools.
Walk through native New Zealand bush to your own private beaches, soak up the sun, enjoy an invigorating swim in your private, heated infinity-edge lap pool or simply luxuriate in the in-villa spa treatments. Dining is an integral part of your stay at Eagles Nest who have the finest chefs ready to attend to your every culinary need with locally sourced, fresh produce cooked just the way you like it.
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 watching, secluded beaches, lush native bush walks and historic attractions. It epitomises clean, green New Zealand. For the more adventurous, sea kayaking, parasailing, sky diving, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling are all available. Tennis in Russell and golf at Waitangi or the internationally acclaimed Kauri Cliffs can be arranged.
When to visit
I would highly recommend indulging in a personal chef for your stay to take care of your every culinary whim - locally caught crayfish prepared just for you and served on your private deck overlooking the islands... Bliss!
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Eagles Nest is a secluded retreat in the breathtaking Bay of Island, North Island, New Zealand. Perched on the Tapeka tip of the Russell Peninsula.
Bay of Islands (Kerikeri) Airport is the closest airport to the Eagles Nest. Air New Zealand and Air Nelson have daily flights from Auckland International Airport to Kerikeri. The Eagles Nest is a 1-hour drive from Kerikeri Airport. Alternatively, it's a 3-hour drive from Auckland.
Cape Reinga private Helicopter Tour
The Cape Reinga tour is for those who wish to spend time enjoying the magnificent natural wonders of the North. You will be over-awed by the grandeur of the mighty Kauri trees, the expanse of Ninety Mile Beach and the mystique of Cape Reinga.
Cruise the Hole in the Rock - Shared
Explore the famous Hole in the Rock on a sightseeing cruise of the Bay of Islands, departing at 12.30pm.
Diving the Poor Knights Islands - Shared
Twenty three kilometres off New Zealand’s Tutukaka Coast and washed by warm currents swept South from the Coral Sea, the Poor Knights Islands are an international icon and one of the most renowned dive sites in the world.
Sailing on Cool Change - Private Day Sailing Charter
Cool Change is a stunning 54 ft sailing catamaran, offering you a totally unique way to experience New Zealand's world famous Bay of Islands. Your private charter will explore the beautiful bays and islands, with a delicious lunch onboard.