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Swallows Nest spacious apartment.

Your million dollar view
Very good
4 reviews
Your million dollar view
Opua Marina
More of the same
Continuing the 'panorama'
Leisurely dining
Plenty of space
Glorious vistas from the lounge area
Very comfortable lounge seating
Your double vanity ensuite
All the space you need.
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
Million dollar sea views from a million dollar setting, just the one apartment here at Swallows Nest, Bay-of-Islands accommodation at it's best yet only 400m from the beach & offering truly spectacular ocean & marina views that will have you relaxed before the stars fill our sub tropical sky's. Open plan lounge & diner with full fitchen facilities all facing the beautifull blue waters of “The-Bay''
Enjoy watching the Russell to Paihia ferry boats from your alfresco breakfast table at the start of your day.

Paihia waterfront, shops & restaurants are only a 400 yard stroll away where you will find all the major cruise and tour operators offering a host of activities of your choice ranging from a 100% adrenaline rush to a sedate cruise around 'The Bay' on one of the many boats that sail these glo...
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About the Owner, Janet P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3348012
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Very good - based on 4 reviews
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Rod N
Canberra, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

A lovely apartment on a hill with great views of part of the Bay. It is a 10 minute walk into Paihia town centre but a steepish walk on the return. The unit itself, under the owners house, is very comfortable, modern décor and with all necessary facilities and more. A most enjoyable stay with the bonus of helpful ideas...

Management response:

Thank you for your positive review and we are pleased our suggestions for your time spent in "The Bay'' were helpful.


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BobSue L
Murchison, Victoria, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We were made extremely welcome by Janet and Jim. The apartment being very clean, comfortable and well appointed. As the name suggests the property is set high on the hill affording views front and back. You can walk into Paihia but for the less fit you will need a car. What I liked was the kitchen supplied with basic necessities...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind review, we enjoy explaining all the superb places that are here in the 'Bay-of-Islands' and pleased you enjoyed our recommendations of which there are many to suit all tastes. We hope you had a pleasant journey home.


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Diane J
Long Beach
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Exactly as advertised.The views of the bay are beautiful. Contemporary, high end furnishings and fixtures, and spotlessly clean. Great location for Bay of Islands and points further.Jim and Janet are super friendly and have lots of good advice on things to do and see. loved sitting out on the patio for morning coffee and evening wine.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • 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
    1 Full bath
    1 Super 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
R 1 295
R 8 637
R 30 401
£1 760
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
2 nights
R 1 900
R 12 091
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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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About the neighbourhood
We are on a peninsular that protrudes out into 'The-Bay', Panorama Avenue is on the ridge line of a peninsular that protrudes out into 'The-Bay' offering commanding views down to Opua inlet and the channel.
Ample parking on site and only 400 meters from all the major cruise operators.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Kerikeri - Bay-of-Islands : 9.7 km
Railway: Auckland: 241.0 km
Ferry: Opua to Russell: 6.4 km
From Auckland follow directions north on STATE HIGHWAY 1, SIGNPOSTED TO WHANGAREI. STATE HIGHWAY 1. (MOTORWAY)
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 sharp right into Binnie Street.

100mtrs fork left and Swallows Nest is 20 mtrs on your left'
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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