Lovely heritage accommodation

Apartment | Opua | #18515

9.8/10 (118 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Lovely Opua in beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Stunning views
  • Historic homestead

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 café. 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).


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom #2

    2 x Single bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Pair of sea kayaks FREE (included); Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
14-Dec-17 to 28-Feb-18
$145/night $145/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Mar-18 to 31-May-18
$125/night $125/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Jun-18 to 31-Oct-18
$105/night $105/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Nov-18 to 14-Mar-19
$145/night $145/night
2 night minimum stay

*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 (137)

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  • The accommodation and location was perfect

    The accommodation and location was perfect. Such a beautiful place to stay.

    SusanHa44 new member Nov 2017

  • Location as advertised, pictures do not do it justice

    Location as advertised, pictures do not do it justice. Property clean, well maintained and very authentic

    NicolaCa12 new member Nov 2017

  • Wonderful place with a unique atmosphere and great location...

    Wonderful place with a unique atmosphere and great location.

    RenateL9 new member Nov 2017

  • Ideal location for enjoying the Bay of Islands

    Ideal location for enjoying the Bay of Islands

    PaulO764 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • This is a gorgeous character property with a real feel of comfort...

    This is a gorgeous character property with a real feel of comfort and history. We had everything we needed: a well appointed kitchen, full laundry, a gorgeous new bathroom, and cosy, comfortable bedrooms. The location is great- an easy drive (or an adventurous coastal walk or run! ) to Paihia, steps to the general store for coffee and supplies, and metres to the car ferry to Russell. We got to Cape Reinga for a day trip, and lots of local exploring. Family friendly, a great holiday base!

    BrigidB7 100%|4x Oct 2017

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