The Retreat is 3 hours north of Auckland, 2km south of Paihia Town Centre off State Highway 11. Travelling from the South look for our sign off the main road on the hill above Te Haumi Beach after you have passed the turnoff to Opua.
At our sign, turn right and drive 100 metres along to our office, where we will be waiting to greet you.
22 Paihia Road
Paihia, Bay of Islands,
Phone: +64-9-402 8134
Fax: +64-9-402 6269
Genuine Kiwi Owner Operators:
Jan & Kevin Smith
Welcome to The Retreat, Bay of Islands - Paihia Accommodation
Unique holiday accommodation - two minutes from Paihia Town Centre but a world apart.
The Retreat offers spacious, self-contained holiday accommodation 2km from the centre of Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. The Retreat overlooks the magnificent Bay of Islands and Te Haumi Beach. Set just off the main road on a 4-hectare (10-acre) bush-covered peninsula, our quiet, private and secure holiday accommodation awaits you. Leave the hectic pace of life behind and enjoy our friendly, informal, relaxed atmosphere.
Perfect one day, superb the next. We are proud to be ''Ukulele Friendly''... come up and bring your uke too!!!
The private bush setting of our accommodation allows you to see native NZ birds at close range while being only minutes from the Paihia town centre and an extensive range of Bay of Islands cruises, activities and cafes. The Retreat is a relaxed and private alternative to motel and hotel accommodation.
The panoramic uninterrupted sea views and coastal location are breathtaking. The Retreat has 1 studio and 8 spacious 1 and 2-bedroom units with full kitchens, decks and stunning sea views over the Bay .
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