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  •  Type: House
  •  Beds: 4
  •  Baths: 2
  •  Sleeps: 13


Absolute Beachfront Holiday Home in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. This luxury waterfront beach house accommodation has excellent facilities and breath taking views. 4 bedrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Self contained holiday rental situated on a sandy all tide swimming beach at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Tapeka Del Mar is the perfect base to explore Northland, swim with the Dolphins, fish, dive, cruise the Islands, play golf and visit the many attractions around historic Russell, Waitangi and Paihia. The open plan living, kitchen and dining area is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows with sliding doors providing easy access to the verandah, deck, grounds and beach. A high sloping ceiling compliments the nautical theme and ornaments with a Cape Cod feel. The wall mounted marine chart of the area is always a conversation point as fishing and diving spots are discussed. Halogen lighting on dimmers ensure the ideal evening atmosphere. The living area and house bedrooms are serviced by a covered verandah providing shade and protection in the event of rain. Three leather sofas seat 7-9 comfortably. Nautical instruments on the wall indicate the state of the tide, humidity, temperature and time. Solid timber floors, a high whitewashed ceiling and nautical theme providing a Cape Cod feel. Relax in the comfy leather sofas and enjoy the constantly changing views.

There are 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 13 guests. The 3 main house bedrooms all have access to the covered verandah surrounding the house. All are close enough to the sea to hear the waves lapping on the shore. Beds are fitted with quality linen and made prior to arrival. Master Ensuite Bedroom - King size bed and full en suite bathroom. This is located on a secluded wing of the house providing privacy and quiet. The room has reserve, beach and sea views from the bed with a ceiling fan for those hot summer nights. Leave the sliding door access to the deck open at night and let the sound of the waves send you to sleep. The LCD flat panel TV permits the viewing of all NZ and satellite channels or view a DVD. Facilities include cordless telephone, clock radio, heater, hair dryer and electric blanket. The bathroom has a wall mounted heater and heated towel rail. This room also contains a safe for the valuables. Front Bedroom - front of house with sea views. 1 x queen and 1 x single. Ceiling fan, reading lights and clock radio. The ranch slider provides direct access to the verandah, deck and beach. Side Bedroom - side of house with 1 x queen and 1 x single bed. Ceiling fan, reading lights and clock radio. The ranch slider provides direct access to the verandah, deck and beach. Linen - All bed linen, towels, bath mats and kitchen linen is supplied with beds made prior to your arrival. A washing machine, dryer, ironing station and detergents are provided for any washing during the stay. Linen is changed at least every 6 nights but daily bed making and more frequent linen changes can be arranged. Beach towels are available during the summer swimming months.

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Terms & Conditions

Quoted rates provide for exclusive use of the entire beach house and all facilities.

Rates are subject to availability, change without notice, minimum stay requirements and confirmation at time of booking. Rates may vary for stays over New Zealand and Australian public and school holiday period. Payment in other currencies (GBP USD $AU) subject to the prevailing foreign exchange rate at the time of quotation.

Guest Numbers - Quoted base rates above are for up to 6 guests staying overnight. Extra persons $NZ30 per person per night (infants under three years not requiring a bed free of charge) up to a maximum of 13. Rates are based on the maximum number of persons staying and are applicable to the entire duration of the booking, regardless of the number of nights some additional guests may actually stay.

Inclusions - Each booking subject to service charge of $NZ 25 per quest per stay. This covers quality linen, bedding, pre making of beds prior to arrival, towels (inc beach towels during summer months), bath mats, kitchen linen, soap, detergents, tea, coffee and some basic provisions.� Cleaning and laundry during stay, additional linen changes, daily bed making, provisions, chef, catering, transfers, tours and other services available on request. Included facilities.

Minimum Stay - Two nights shoulder and off peak, three nights over public holidays,� seven nights Xmas / New Year / January / February. Shorter stays by negotiation between existing bookings and last minute requests. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Smoking - not permitted anywhere on the property due to fire risk and consideration of future guests.

Pets - on request outside only. Dogs must remain on a lead.

Payment - A deposit of 50% of the total or one nights accommodation (whichever is greater) is required to confirm reservation. Balance required no later than two weeks prior to arrival.

Cancellation Policy - 90% up to 4 weeks prior to stay (8 weeks for December - February bookings). Full payment required for cancellation inside these periods which may be applied to a future stay.

Access - after 3pm day of arrival� Departure - by 10am.� Negotiable if other parties not arriving or departing the same day.

About Location

Why it is Famous ?

Over 140 Islands with many attractions

How to reach

Bay of Islands airport Kerikeri or by car from Auckland

Best time to visit

December to April








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