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Room type

The eyrie villa

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 4 children, 2 infants)

Eagle spirit villa

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 4 children, 2 infants)

First light villa

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 infant)

Luxury Villa Accommodation, Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand.

On the waterfront

This beachfront hotel is located 2 minutes drive from romantic Russell, close to Flagstaff Hill, Russell Beach, and Tapeka Point Historic Reserve. Area attractions also extensive watersports, golf, hiking, etc

Private beach

4 of the 5 villas offer private heated horizon edged swimming pools, Eagles Nest features spa services, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, and complimentary parking.

DVD players/iPod docks

Guestrooms open to balconies with ocean, sea, pool views and feature Plasma televisions with premium digital channels and extensive gourmet kitchens.

Eagles Nest

At your hotel

Eagles Nest is a multi-award winning retreat. The 75 acre estate is set atop its own private ridgeline overlooking the spectacular Bay of Islands. Designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style, where gardens and lodgings blend into the natural topography and foliage. Eagles Nest is within walking distance of the historic and romantic village of Russell - the birth place and first capital city of New Zealand. The Estate offers a variety of accommodation options for the most discerning of travelers. Each of the five world class villas feature private Jacuzzis, air conditioning, original artworks, home theatre system, Living Nature amenities, fully equipped gourmet kitchens and four of the villas even offer their own private heated horizon edged lap pools.The team of talented resident personal chefs can spoil you for the evening. They will offer a specially designed menu of your choice featuring freshly caught fish, venison, lamb, crayfish (lobster) and more. Eagles Nest personal chefs will prepare this meal in your own private villa, whilst you take in the breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands with a superb glass of New Zealand wine from the Estates extensive cellar.Eagles Nest also offers the services of its own resident personal trainer, spa and beauty therapists ensuring the most indulgent of stays.The Bay of Islands is a world renowned holiday destination offering over 144 islands to explore in this sub tropical paradise. World class big game fishing, scenic cruising, sailing diving, kayaking, bush walking, mountain biking, helicopter flight seeing, romantic picnics on your own private island are but some of the many options available from Eagles Nest. With exquisite food, wine, unsurpassed service and amenities, Eagles Nest offers everything you need for the ultimate luxury experience of a lifetime.“Eagles Nest somewhere between seven stars and heaven”

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 5
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (complimentary)
  • Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Number of spa tubs - 5
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Porter/bellhop
  • On private beach
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1579
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Year Built 1999
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000
  • Sauna
  • Garden
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Spa services on site
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Wedding services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Designated smoking areas
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Pay movies
  • Fireplace
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Climate control
  • Free local calls
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Kitchen
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • iPod docking station
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Washer/dryer
  • Separate dining area
  • Dishwasher
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Stovetop
  • Digital TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillow menu
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

Personal Chefs and CateringLet our chefs spoil you with a specially designed menu of your choice featuring such great New Zealand ingredients as freshly caught local fish, venison, duck and crayfish (lobster) Your selected menu will be cooked to perfection within your villas private gourmet kitchen or on the barbecue whilst you enjoy the breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands, or your chef can create an intimate dinner party in your villa featuring the finest of New Zealand cuisine with award winning New Zealand wines to match. Al fresco poolside luncheons, cocktail parties and gourmet breakfasts can also be arranged upon request. We recommend that you book your chef in advance, to avoid disappointment and our chefs require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to service. Please contact us for detailed menu options and pricing using the contact information on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site. Gourmet breakfast provisions are included within the nightly tariff for self-catering.


Eagles Nest provides and excellent base to explore the surrounding 144 islands which make up the Bay of Islands. A full range of activities are available from the property including big game fishing, deep sea diving, scenic cruising, sailing, parasailing, swimming with the dolphins, sky diving, helicopter adventures from one of Eagles Nest's three helipads, horse trekking, hiking, cultural and heritage tours, wineries, maori cultural displays, picnics by the beach and a full range of spa therapies undertaken in the privacy of your own villa. Our team of staff would be delighted to assist in creating an itinerary specially catered to your interests. Please contact us for a detailed list of activities and pricing using the contact information on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
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Enjoy the pure bliss of receiving deluxe spa therapies in the comfort of your very own private Villa. Our fully qualified therapists will be happy to discuss and tailor make treatments to satisfy mind, body and soul. Please contact us for a detailed list of spa and beauty treatments and pricing using the contact information on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site. We recommend booking at least 24 hours in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Eagles Nest

When you arrive

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Special Instructions: Please contact the property ahead of time to make arrangements for check-in.

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Eagles Nest is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Holiday Home property is rated 5 stars.

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