The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands, a Boutique Retreat ...(formerly, Bay of Islands Lodge ) opened it's doors in 2004.On a private native bush reserve that contains one of the few remaining untouched native rain forests in an area famously renowned for its natural coastal and marine beauty, rests
The Sanctuary. It’s an escape, a haven, a restful respite… and when you’re here, it’s hard to believe that Paihia, the hub of tourist and local activity, is just a five-minute drive away.
Every major room of the retreat offers an uninterrupted, panoramic perspective across the Veronica Channel towards historic Russell, as far as Black Rocks, Moturoa Island and beyond.
Your exceptional host has many years in the hospitality industry and has operated award-winning lodges in both Australia and New Zealand. ... [+] More
The welcoming dining table will present a nutritional and healthy menu that will enhance your experience of these stunningly beautiful natural surroundings.
We provide exclusive luxury accommodation for up to eight guests. The four spacious guest bedrooms are situated on the lower floor, with an “infinity” plunge pool and surrounding sun deck in the centre of the two wings.
Each guest room has a king-size bed, ensuite bathroom, walk in wardrobe come workstation and large balcony.
The soft earthy toned colour scheme blends seamlessly with the spectacular natural setting.
There is a wide range of activities available to you at The Sanctuary, either in the retreat or out and about whilst exploring the stunning Bay of Islands. We are only too happy to help you find something for you to enjoy.
At The Sanctuary we encourage you to spend your time as you wish and how you feel… how it best serves you.
The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands is a three hour drive from central Auckland, and three and a half hours drive from Auckland Airport.
NO SAME DAY BOOKINGS AFTER 5.00PM PLEASE.