The Bay of Islands is one of New Zealand’s biggest draw cards, promising crystal clear blue waters and 144 islands, the area is rife for exploration and rich with natural beauty. This popular region is the birthplace of European colonization and holds an important place in the history of New Zealand.
Offering a number of water sports, swimming experiences with dolphins and long days of sunshine. With a laid-back atmosphere it is easy to lose track of time and get lost in the beauty of the area.
For those who prefer the luxury and privacy a holiday house offers, we’ve listed our best holiday houses in the Bay of Islands with swimming pools, perfect for holidays during those sizzling hot summer months.
The Eyrie: This holiday home has a stunning impact in design, landscaping and artwork, enhanced with personality and energy. Palm trees, stone statues and fairy tale night lighting contribute to the unforgettable ambiance that this home has become so famous for. Featuring its own horizon edge swimming pool and private spa overlooking the sea this is a property you won’t forget anytime soon.
Settler’s Cottage: This luxurious holiday cottage is set in the grounds of a number of cottages, built in the traditional settler style but recently renovated. Featuring all the mod-cons and a large terrace with swimming pool, visitors will feel at home in this wonderful property. Within walking distance to the main village of Russell, this holiday house offers it all.
Panoramic Views: This multi award winning presidential villa offers 320 degree views of the Bay of Islands. A world class vacation accommodation, it is the perfect place to escape for a luxury holiday. Featuring a 25 metre heated lap pool and Jacuzzi, state of the art gymnasium, sauna, home cinema, private beach and security throughout you will never want to leave!
The Spirit: Nestled into a sea of native bush, The Spirit’s luminescent design compliments the breathtaking Bay of Islands. Watch dolphins play from the 18 metre lap pool or just relax in the spa as the sun sets across the bay. A stunning home, with original art, gourmet kitchen and a private garden. Large outdoor sun decks overlook Paihia, Waitangi and the islands.
Sacred Space: One of 5 award winning luxury villas, Sacred Space is casually elegant. All bedrooms are uniquely appointed with original artwork and antique furnishings. The large 2 storey glass-roofed living area transforms gracefully from relaxed living to formal dining and then into your own private movie theater at night. This is the perfect property for a vacation with friends and/or family.
Luxury Villa @ Long Beach: An unbelievably gorgeous luxury holiday house with everything you could possibly want. Featuring an amazing swimming pool, superb views, privacy as well as being closely located to both the beach and Russell. 5 star throughout, this is a rare opportunity to rent a holiday home of this caliber.
For more affordable luxury holiday houses in the Bay of Islands visit: Luxuryholidayhouses/bayofislands
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