The Sanctuary at Bay of Islands (Paihia)
Price from £225 per room per night
The Sanctuary at Bay of Islands (formerly Bay of Islands Lodge) offers elegance, style and luxury in a private, native bush reserve just 5 minutes' drive from Paihia. The two-level, cedar-clad lodge overlooks the Veronica Channel with magnificent panoramic sea views across to Russell and beyond.
The upper-floor of the lodge features an expansive open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining areas, floor-to-ceiling windows and large decks to showcase the captivating views-of nothing but native bush, sea, and sky. To provide a luxurious and relaxing environment from which to enjoy those therapeutic tranquil views, the lodge also features two central wood-burning fireplaces, rich dark-brown leather sofas, oriental rugs, traditional Maori weavings and artefacts. There is also an infinity swimming pool, guest laundry and library.
Dinners are optional, but highly recommended - three course affairs, accompanied by fine New Zealand and Australian wines.
Four spacious guest bedrooms are situated on the lower floor, with an "infinity" plunge pool and surrounding sun deck in the centre of the two wings. Each guest room has an en-suite bathroom with under floor heating, bathrobes, slippers, pure natural toiletries, hairdryer, King size bed which can be separated into twin beds, premium cotton linen, cotton and feather pillows, walk in wardrobe, flat screen television, CD / DVD with a selection of movies and CDs from the guest lounge, complimentary high speed wireless broadband & Ethernet cable connection, telephone, iron and ironing board, teas and plunger coffee, private balconies with extensive bush / sea views and an in-room safe
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Sea Bush View Suite for 2 people including breakfast