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Swallows Nest spacious apartment with ocean and Opua marina views.

Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
Amazing views from a million dollar location with plenty of space in this fully self contained apartment, watch the Opua to Russell ferry at your alfresco breakfast table and listen to the music of the native 'Tui' birds serenading your morning vistas that include the Ocean, Opua to Russell ferry, native woodlands, mangrove forest & bush lands..

This self catering apartment has one King bed with a tropical garden view and majestic Ocean views from the lounge and kitchen and just a 400 meter walk to Paihia town and all that the glorious 'Bay-of-Islands' has to offer.

This apartment is suitable for a couple looking for some home comforts, some quiet time away and within walking access of the main town of Paihia,
Listing #HL527749
About the Owner
Janet P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
Interaction with guests
Your hosts Janet & Jim live on site and are able to offer assistance and advice on local attractions and trips of interest while enjoying your time in the 'Bay-of-Islands'
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

This was one of our favourite stays in NZ. Nice, bright & spacious unit with a well-equipped kitchen. The view from the patio was lovely. Nice and close to town by car (didn't try walking). Janet was helpful by booking our Cape Reinga tour, which...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank patty335
Trip685971, VR Owner at Swallows Nest spacious apartment with ocean and Opua marina views., responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Thank you for the review and we are pleased you enjoyed the trip to Cape Reinga, always an entertaining day out along 90 mile beach and to the top of the North Island. We hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand.

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Up high provides the great view in a quiet location. Hosts Janet & Jim have done a wonderful job setting up "Swallows Nest" holiday let. Our six night stay was very comfortable. Easy parking, slept well. Great shower. Wi-fi OK.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Alex W
Janet-Jim P, VR Owner at Swallows Nest spacious apartment with ocean and Opua marina views., responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Hi Alex, many thanks for your positive comments and we hope you enjoyed your time in the 'Bay-of-Islands'

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Reviewed February 25, 2018


Date of stay: February 2018
Janet-Jim P, VR Owner at Swallows Nest spacious apartment with ocean and Opua marina views., responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018


  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • 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
Swallows Nest is not suitable for pets or children and we respectfully request that 'nicotine addicts' smoke outside.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above tariff's are for the room with a maximum of 2 guests.
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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Getting around
Walking or car are the most practical ways to get around Paihia, we are only a 6 minute walk down to the waterfront and all the major operators that run trips around the 'Bay-of-Islands'
Car advised
How to get there

From Auckland follow directions north on
When you reach the toll road you drive straight through & use our internet connection on arrival at Swallows Nest and pay by credit card, this will save you at least 15 minutes on your journey time.

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...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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