Eagles Nest is a world class retreat over-looking the spectacular Bay of Islands, designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style. Within easy walking distance of the historic village of Russell, the estate offers five multi-award winning luxury villas, four of which offers its own private heated infinity edge lap pool. Talented resident chefs prepare cuisine featuring regional delicacies in true Pacific style matched with New Zealand wines. Casual barbeques through to degustation meals are catered for.
5 guest villas; First Light 1 bedroom, Eyrie 3 bedrooms, Eagle Spirit 3 bedrooms, Sacred Space 4 bedrooms, Rahimoana 4 bedrooms accommodating 30 guests. Each villa features private entrances, heated horizon edged lap pools (excluding First Light) Jacuzzis, fireplaces, air conditioning, integrated home cinema systems, gourmet kitchens, high speed wireless internet access, exotic landscaping, superb views of the Bay of Islands.
Eagles Nest culinary resources include a fabulous line up of resident chefs, a superb wine cellar and fresh locally sourced foods. All of this culminating in memorable dining experiences in the privacy of your villa’s dining room and/or balcony whilst overlooking the spectacular Bay of Islands. Options include casual poolside barbeques through to formal eight-course Northland degustation menus and everything in between. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, canapés and gourmet picnic hampers are available through Eagles Nest Personal Chef Services.
Guests are personally introduced to this stunning property by a duty manager. All guests are welcomed with a complimentary bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne as they settle into this spectacular property. The unique personal concierge service offered throughout a guests stay, extends to personal shopping, provisioning, complimentary Russell return chauffeur driven transfers, spa services, personal chef services and activity/travel arrangements specifically catered to guests interests and wants. Eagles Nest is truly somewhere between seven stars and heaven.
Eagles Nest is a great base to explore all of what the spectacular Bay of Islands area has to offer. With over 140 islands to explore, all water based experiences are catered for; world class big game and sports fishing year round, spectacular sailing and scenic cruising, swimming with the dolphins, secluded island hiking, jet skiing, kayaking, deep sea diving with two major wrecks to dive. Many historical highlights are also on offer as Russell (our local town) was New Zealand’s first capital city and Waitangi where the Treaty was signed between Maori and European settlers back in 1840. Other land-based experiences include scenic horse riding, world class golfing at Kauri Cliffs and 4 other great local courses. Superb local wineries provide an excellent wine trail. Exploring further north by car or helicopter offers the famous 90-mile beach, Waipoua forest and spectacular Cape Reinga.