Lovely heritage accommodation

Apartment | Opua | #18515

9.8/10 (144 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


This is lovely, comfortable, beachfront accommodation, fully furnished, and traditionally redecorated in sympathy with its age. Feel as though you have stepped back in time. It is nice and cool in the summer, and cosy and warm in the winter. The flat is located right on the beachfront at Opua. Wake up to the sound of sea gulls and stunning views over the Bay. Opua is very quiet, but there is always something happening and something to watch, whether it is the car ferry chugging back and forward across the bay, or yachts and motorboats making their way in and out of the harbour. Sometimes you can be lucky enough to see dolphins or orca. The homestead is only 100 metres to the car ferry and general store and another 100 metres to the marina and cafe. By road, it is 5 kilometres to Paihia or Russell. It is right at the beginning of the coastal walkway from Opua to Paihia. Other lovely walks are only a short distance away. There is also a cycleway from Opua to Taumarere Station. It is simply the best place for a relaxing, rejuvenating holiday or weekend and a perfect location from which to explore the stunning Bay of islands and the Far North. Please note - there is another apartment upstairs in the building that sleeps 6 people. Please see the separate listing.

Special conditions:

As it is a historic building there is no smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out. There is also a ban on any naked flame (i.e. lighted candles).

Please note. At present (December 2018) a neighbouring apartment has just started a major renovation which is expected to take a few months. The caretakers are doing their very best to minimise any disruptions and work will only be happening between hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, however quiet enjoyment at this time cannot be guaranteed. Please make inquiry first to get a first hand update of the status of the renovation.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$60.00 per stay); Linen (included); Pair of sea kayaks (included);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom #2

    2 x Single bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (176)

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  • Excellent cottage with all amenities, good size kitchen and spacious living room

    Excellent cottage with all amenities, good size kitchen and spacious living room. We really enjoyed the breakfast on the terrace with the sunrise views!! the road in front of the cottage is a cul-de-sac with no exit and hence barely any traffic and not an issue what-so-ever.

    Luc S. Mar 2019

  • Opua is a really sweet village

    Opua is a really sweet village. I would definitely go again!

    Janet S. Feb 2019

  • Place with character and charm

    Place with character and charm. Very clean, well equipped and beautifully located. One of the nicest houses we've stayed at in New Zealand.

    Maria P. Feb 2019

  • The house is beautiful and the location is stunning

    The house is beautiful and the location is stunning. Very central to all we wanted to do in The Bay of Islands.

    Kate J. Feb 2019

  • Tolles Ambiente-liebevolle Einrichtung

    Tolles Ambiente-liebevolle Einrichtung. Lage super.

    Ilse R. Feb 2019

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