Tapeka / Russell Holiday Home

Bach or holiday home | Tapeka Point (Russell) | #5888

9.4/10 (20 ratings)
  • 15 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 13 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Short walk to two beaches
  • Cafes and Restaurants close by in Russell
  • Expansive decks and views

Stroll down from this spacious holiday home to beautiful Tapeka Beach for swimming, kayaking (kayak provided), sun or a spot of fishing. Enjoy the sea views from the large decks, the living areas or from the master bedroom. Bush and beach walks are there for those who feel energetic. Cafe and restaurants are close by in beautiful historic Russell or via a quick ferry ride to Paiha. This is your gateway to the magnificent Bay of Islands or to venturing further afield to tourist attractions in Northland.

This house has close access to two beaches. The first is a safe sandy beach with pontoon (in summer). The second is a rocky beach with rock pools. Good for snorkling and exploring.

Walk up the hill toward Russell, go to the end of Titore Way and you will be able to walk through the bush to Russell. A must for us and our grandchildren. We make this a daily event. The reward is coffee or icecreams on the waterfront in Russell. Or to get your daily exercise walk up the hill to Tapeka Pt, the old Maori Pa site, and enjoy the panoramic views of the bay.

These are just some of the options to fill your days. You will find you do not have enough hours in the day to do everything.

Special conditions: •No parties and no additional guests staying beyond those booked. •No smoking inside. •No tents or additional overnight guests without prior permission


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 4

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 5

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $30.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Shoulder Season
08-Dec-16 to 18-Dec-16
$295/night $295/night
3 night minimum stay
High Season
19-Dec-16 to 12-Feb-17
$385/night $385/night
4 night minimum stay
High Season
13-Feb-17 to 12-Mar-17
$340/night $340/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
13-Mar-17 to 12-Apr-17
$295/night $295/night
3 night minimum stay
High Season
13-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$340/night $340/night
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
01-May-17 to 01-Jun-17
$195/night $195/night
2 night minimum stay
High Season
02-Jun-17 to 05-Jun-17
$340/night $340/night
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
06-Jun-17 to 28-Sep-17
$195/night $195/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (40)

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  • Great location love everything about this spot

    Great location love everything about this spot...be back every year I feel..??

    kathty130 100%|6x Nov 2016

  • Loved our stay at Teaghlach Tapeka

    Loved our stay at Teaghlach Tapeka. Beautiful location and wonderful views, so close to the beaches and Russell town. So well equipped and huge house, there was only two of us but it easily accommodates many more. The large deck was excellent for afternoon drinks overlooking the sea and breakfast in the sun. Being able to bring our dog was a HUGE bonus. Thanks Bev, we would definitely love to stay again. Debbie, Sean and Luca

    deboon914 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Great house and awesome location

    Great house and awesome location. House catered easily with all our family of 8 adults and 5children under 5. Have told all our friends and family how wonderful it was

    BronnieSt1 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Great house for a small or large group, perfect for families

    Great house for a small or large group, perfect for families. We will be back for sure.

    LianP285 100%|1x Aug 2016

  • This was better than a home away from home - it had...

    This was better than a home away from home - it had more 'luxuries' than our own! Loved the outdoor living area, and the overall spaciousness. And the bath! Great for an autumn holiday, when the days are colder and shorter - very comfortable house to spend evenings in. Loved the sea view, that it was a short walk to the beach, and a few minutes drive over the hill to Russell. Could definitely come here again!

    Fiona_Th1 100%|2x May 2016

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