Tapeka Del Mar


Absolute Beachfront Self Contained Luxury Accomodation in New Zealand's Bay of Islands

This waterfront beach house as excellent facilities and breath taking sea views. 4 bedrooms sleep up to 13 guests


The holiday rental situated on a sandy all tide swimming beach at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands

Dinghy and Three Kayaks


Tapeka Point - gateway to the famous Bay of Islands

Tapeka Del Mar is the perfect base to explore Northland, swim with the Dolphins, fish, dive, cruise the Islands, play golf and visit the many attractions historic Russell, Waitangi and Paihia and Northland has to offer

Roberton Island - the closest to Tapeka Point 


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Quiet private location just 3 hours drive north of Auckland. Attractions, Island boat tours, historic places, shops and restaurants 2 minutes away in historic Russell village. Guest comments -


"An amazing experience right on a wonderful beach close to the islands with so much to see and do. This exceeded all expectations - We'll be back"


"The best summer holiday our family has ever had. The location, house and beach was stunning"


"Kiwi beach Bach living at its very best. We and our kids just loved it"


"The web site was an understatement - we were blown away with the views and facilities"


"A weekend or weeks stay is inadequate - a decade would be preferable"


"The beach house was beautifully presented and so well equipped it was our home away from home"



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TripAdvisor.com Best Russell Vacation Rental


Enviro Silver Sustainable Tourism award


Tapeka Del Mar New Zealand vacation rental is located at Tapeka Point Beach, marking the entrance to the world famous Bay of Islands.  Near historic Russell village below Eagles Nest and across the bay from Paihia, Opua, Waitangi and Kerikeri in Northland. This fully self contained waterfront beach Bach (the New Zealand term for crib or beach house) features four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleeping up to 13 guests. Includes all bedding, linen,  towels and cleaning This seaside Russell holiday home accommodation offers many attractions and tourist activities, both land and water based and is a perfect base to explore Northland, relax, go fishing or play golf. Walk from the crib to the beach frontage or swim out to the diving pontoon in front.  Watch passing Orca whales or swim with wild Dolphins off the beach. The absolute waterfront holiday rental 5 star accommodation is fully self contained in private grounds with a well equipped modern kitchen. Self cater or choose from the variety of restaurants in nearby Russell.  Absolute beach front Bay of islands holiday home with unobstructed beach, Island and sea views. This Qualmark 4.5 star award winning luxury lodge accommodation is suitable for children. Eco friendly with an Enviro Sustainable Tourism award. Tapeka is a popular wedding or honeymoon location with a celebrant on hand and NZ's oldest church in nearby historic Russell.  Fishing is superb with record Snapper catches caught surfcasting from Tapeka Point. Charter a game boat for Marlin, Skipjack Tuna, Billfish, Kingfish and other sport game fish species using Tapeka Del Mar as the Fishing Lodge or dive for Crayfish (lobster) or Scallops. Dive the Canterbury war ship wreck dive at Deep Water Cove. You may even see an Orca Whale of Whale Rider fame pass by. Nearby is Kauri Cliffs, Waitangi, Kerikeri and other world class golf courses. Visit the famous "Hole in the Rock" at Cape Brett, yacht charter or sit back and watch the endless parade of boats passing by. Bush walks and heritage trails take you through native Kiwi habitat and un spoilt beauty. Free WiFi wireless Internet access for corporate retreats and team building. Sky satellite TV, Blu-ray/DVD, Onkyo-Bose home theatre with AppleTV and AirPlay. Come visit this scenic part of Peter Jackson's the Hobbit Middle Earth


This site contains useful tourist and visitor information about the Bay of Islands, Northland, Russell, Tapeka Point, Paihia, getting there via the Northern Gateway Toll Road New Zealand, local attractions , New Zealand Public Holidays and Australian School Holidays & New Zealand School Holidays and dates of visiting cruise ship visits to the port of Russell.  Useful links to other local attractions, Maori history, weather fishing, beaches Bay of Islands attractions and activities  Canterbury Warship Wreck Dive  Rena ship wreck




Updated Feb 26 2014

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