Absolute beach front luxury vacation rental 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 bay views with an endless procession of passing boats and romantic sunsets. Direct access to a safe, 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, vineyard, restaurants and nearby world class golf. Three Kayaks and a dinghy (row boat) or swim to the diving pontoon in front.
The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck with BBQ. 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. No facilities are shared with other guests or on site managers.
The Master bedroom is on a secluded wing of the house with king size bed, heated ensuite bathroom, LCD TV and sea views. The second bedroom has a queen and single with sea views. The third bedroom has a queen and 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 singles, two of which can be placed together to create another double. 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. Unobstructed sea and beach views extend through floor level ranch sliders to the deck. Lots of books, magazines, board games, music library and DVD library.
Fully equipped granite kitchen includes an ice maker, dish drawer dishwashers, thermo bake oven, gas hobs, microwave, bodums, serving dishes etc. Laundry with washer and dryer.
Entertainment includes an Onkyo-Bose home theatre, HDTV, Sky Sat TV channels, DVD/Blu-ray player, AppleTV, iPod dock and outdoor deck speakers. AirPlay and Bluetooth smartphone and tablet media streaming. A stereo, LCD TV and DVD is provided in the large rear bedroom. Telephone and complimentary high speed WiFi Internet access.
The mature grounds have ample off street parking with an all tide boat ramp, ski lane and deep water mooring for guest use. Filleting station for the day’s catch and bait freezer. Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location.
TripAdvisor Best Russell Vacation Rental and 5 star Excellence awards. Official NZ accommodation rating and Enviro sustainable tourism award.
This is the ultimate Kiwi beach house experience and the perfect home away from home to explore the Islands and the Northland region. Only three hours drive from Auckland.