Tapeka del Mar Bay of Islands Beach House

Absolute beachfront luxury holiday home at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Unobstructed sea views


Absolute beach front luxury beach house at the gateway to New Zealand’s famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep up to 13 guests. All linen and towels supplied ready to walk in and enjoy.

Tapeka del Mar has unobstructed beach and sea views with an endless procession of passing boats and romantic sunsets. Direct access to a sandy all tide swimming beach with no road or dunes to cross. Located on Tapeka Point beach – just two minutes from historic Russell village with island boat tours, attractions, shops, vineyards, restaurants and nearby world class golf. Four Kayaks and a dinghy or swim to the diving pontoon in front.

The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck with BBQ grill. A covered verandah surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area – all just a few steps from the beach. Guests enjoy exclusive use of the beach house and all facilities with no on site ownwers or managers.

The Master bedroom is on a secluded wing of the house with king size bed, heated ensuite bathroom, TV and sea views. The second bedroom has a queen and single with sea views. The third bedroom has a queen and king 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 king singles. This room is popular with children and families. Two portable cots, high chair, bath, swing and stroller are available for infants.

The inside living area has high ceilings, comfy leather sofas and a nautical theme with a Cape Cod feel. Sliding glass doors open the area onto the deck. Panoramic sea and beach views extend through floor level glass doors to the deck. Air conditioned for year round comfort. Lots of books, magazines, board games and DVD library.

Fully equipped granite kitchen includes an ice maker, Nespresso machine and dish drawer dishwashers. Laundry with auto washer and dryer.

Entertainment includes an Onkyo/Bose home theatre, TV, Sky, DVD player, AppleTV and outdoor deck speakers. Sound system, TV and DVD player is provided in the large rear bedroom. Free WiFI.

The extensive gated 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. Filleting station for the days catch and bait freezer. Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location.

TripAdvisoR Best Russell Vacation Rental and Excellence awards.

This is the ultimate “Kiwi beach house” holiday home experience and the perfect base to explore the Islands and the Northland region. Only three hours drive from Auckland.


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