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Swallows Nest spacious apartment with ocean and Opua marina views.

Million Dollar views of Opua Marina
4 reviews
Million Dollar views of Opua Marina
Your panoramic view.
Just more of the same.
Your Ocean & Bush view.
A preparators delight
Enjoying your preparation
Great view from the dining table
Cozy and comfortable
Plenty of sunshine to enjoy the anbience.
The ocean is always there.
Plenty of space.
Sweet dreams
Swallows Nest in a tropical setting.
Tropical setting from your pillow.
Panache in the ensuite.
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
Amazing views from a million dollar location with plenty of space in this fully self contained apartment, watch the Opua to Russell ferry at your alfresco breakfast table and listen to the music of the native 'Tui' birds serenading your morning vistas that include the Ocean, Opua to Russell ferry, native woodlands, mangrove forest & bush lands..

This self catering apartment has one King bed with a tropical garden view and majestic Ocean views from the lounge and kitchen and just a 400 meter walk to Paihia town and all that the glorious 'Bay-of-Islands' has to offer.

This apartment is suitable for a couple looking for some home comforts, some quiet time away and within walking access of the main town of Paihia,
About the Owner, Janet P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Your hosts Janet & Jim live on site and are able to offer assistance and advice on local attractions and trips of interest while enjoying your time in the 'Bay-of-Islands'
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Listing #HL527749
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 4 reviews
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Reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
English first
English first
Reviewed 26 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Management response:

The 'Bay-of-Islands' has plenty to occupy the 'longer stayer' visitor and we are pleased you enjoyed your time here & we are sure the remainder of your N.Z. vacation is just as enjoyable. Janet & Jim.


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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 for a stay in January 2018

The apartment was very comfortable and surrounded by flowers and greenery. The front view was terrific, especially when the sun finally came out. It was too wet to eat meals out on the front deck. There is a nice clothes washer. Our clothes did not dry on the covered line or in the bathroom. The last night we draped them...

Management response:

We are pleased the 'moist' weather did not dampen your spirits too much, New Zealand is green because we do get some presipitation occasionally!! but when it stops the blue sky is bright blue. There is so much history & activities to do here we recommend everyone returns again in the future.!!


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Karen Y
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Swallows Nest has an amazing view from your front door. The apartment is very well equipped with all the comforts of home. The owners are very friendly and knowledgable about the area. They told us about tours, great places to eat and even things to do if it was raining. Janet had made some beautiful muffins for us on arrival...

Management response:

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time in 'Northland' and that Janet's muffins hit the 'spot'. We wish you safe travelling home.


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Swallows Nest is not suitable for pets or children and we respectfully request that 'nicotine addicts' smoke outside.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above tariff's are for the room with a maximum of 2 guests.
Rates include all New Zealand tax's & fee's
We do not require a security fee.
Please leave the property clean & tidy on departure, there is no cleaning fee.
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Getting around
Walking or car are the most practical ways to get around Paihia, we are only a 6 minute walk down to the waterfront and all the major operators that run trips around the 'Bay-of-Islands'
Car advised
How to get there

From Auckland follow directions north on
When you reach the toll road you drive straight through & use our internet connection on arrival at Swallows Nest and pay by credit card, this will save you at least 15 minutes on your journey time.

Approx 1hour 40minutes hours drive you will find 'Honey Center' on your LEFT HAND SIDE,great freshly made food and ideal for a comfort break.
At KAWAKAWA Follow the main tourist signs to 'Bay-of-Islands'.
At the one way bridge please be aware to stop for oncoming traffic, they have right of way.

After 13 killometers on approaching Paihia you will cross Tehami Flats with the sea on your right,

Follow the road up the hill and directly on the brow of the hill turn...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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