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Beachfront vacation rentals in Russell

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Apartment in Russell
The Gables - Stunning Waterfront Apartment
The Gables Waterfront Apartment is housed in a lovingly restored historic building on the Russell foreshore with 'Reach out and touch the water' views of the bay. The apartment has its own private courtyard entrance. The living, dining and kitchen areas open through french doors onto the balcony terrace, the perfect place for morning coffee or an aperitif before dinner. Swim right outside on the waterfront beach or take your pick of any of the peninsula's other stunning beaches.
Oct 28 – Nov 4
$241 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 113 reviews
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Bungalow in Russell
Clendon Lodge Studio - waterfront property
2 Bedroom self-contained converted artist studio set in flat park-like grounds with olive grove, beach & stream (tidal) & boat ramp. Ideal for peaceful relaxation, fishing from nearby rocks, your boat or our kayaks, and as a base for sightseeing in the Bay of Islands, Russell, Paihia, Kerikeri and the Far North. Nearby swim at Jills Bay (walking distance), swim or surf at east coast Elliot Bay. 17km to Russell and the famous Duke of Marlborough Hotel.
Jul 15 – 22
$97 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
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Guesthouse in Russell
Polynesian Beach Loft On The Bay!
Romantic sub-tropical hideaway in a Bali Hai garden setting on the bay! "Accessibly remote" - only 4 km from the charming village of Russell yet nestled in native bush and subtropical gardens. Perfect for the couple seeking a cozy contemporary loft, all the mod cons plus privacy and nature!! Hosts offer self directed photography tours, birding & bush hikes, kayaks & SUP's. Can arrange Island trips and Bike Shuttles.
Feb 6 – 13
$107 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 233 reviews

Popular amenities for Russell beachfront rentals

Pet-friendly beachfront home rentals

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Cabin in Russell
Tyson's Unique & Charming Waterfront Bach
May 26 – Jun 2
$75 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 143 reviews
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Guesthouse in Whananaki
Glamcamping by the edge of a beach
May 3 – 10
$94 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 461 reviews
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Cottage in Coopers Beach
Old Fashioned Stunner
May 25 – Jun 1
$96 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 218 reviews
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Home in Russell
Woodies Retreat
Aug 23 – 30
$481 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 61 reviews
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Guesthouse in Cable Bay
The Beachfront Cabana- 5 star Luxury on the beach
Dec 16 – 23
$246 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 64 reviews
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Home in Oakura
Absolute Beach Front
May 29 – Jun 5
$183 per night
4.77 out of 5 average rating, 39 reviews
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Home in Mangonui
Mabel's 1860's Cottage
Sep 15 – 22
$122 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 81 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
A Slice of Kiwi Paradise!
Sep 17 – 24
$233 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Home in Ngunguru
Absolute Waterfront in Ngunguru
Jun 16 – 23
$420 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 48 reviews
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Home in Kerikeri
Black Marlin Bach - Unparalleled Waterfront Access
Feb 26 – Mar 5
$192 per night
4.64 out of 5 average rating, 85 reviews
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Apartment in Coopers Beach
Breathtaking and Beachfront #2
May 23 – 30
$82 per night
4.62 out of 5 average rating, 63 reviews
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Guest suite in Matapouri
Matapouri magic
Nov 26 – Dec 3
$132 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 13 reviews

Beachfront home rentals with a pool

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Apartment in Paihia
Oceanfront Penthouse Apartment Bay of Islands NZ
Oct 5 – 12
$213 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Place to stay in Kaeo
Designer beach house in beautiful Te Ngaere Bay
May 6 – 13
$305 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 65 reviews
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Apartment in Haruru
Waterfalls Estate
Feb 7 – 14
$165 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 21 reviews
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Apartment in Northland
1 bedroom deluxe ocean view apartment
Apr 3 – 10
$170 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 33 reviews
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Condo in Paihia
Modern seaside apartment in the heart of Paihia
Aug 21 – 28
$305 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Apartment in Paihia
By the Sea Apartment- Paihia Bay of Islands
Dec 14 – 21
$252 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 34 reviews
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Apartment in Paihia
Waterfront 209
Aug 18 – 25
$329 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
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Apartment in Paihia
Waterfront Paihia Apartment with Pool.
Nov 22 – 29
$158 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
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Home in Whangaroa
Clifftop cottage with stunning view
Jan 13 – 20
$122 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
Apartment in Coopers Beach
Willawong - beachfront, spacious family Apartment
Nov 9 – 16
$326 per night
4.5 out of 5 average rating, 22 reviews
Home in Kerikeri
Tropical Kerikeri Oasis Holiday
Mar 21 – 28
$492 per night
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Home in Paihia
The Waterfront - Paihia Holiday Apartment
Dec 13 – 20
$293 per night
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Private beachfront home rentals

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Home in Russell
Ferry Landing
Jul 21 – 28
$99 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 121 reviews
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Cottage in Te Tii
THE PAD: Chic, Romantic and absolute beachfront
May 11 – 18
$216 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 194 reviews
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Home in Kaeo
Mahinepua Magic
Aug 10 – 17
$328 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 156 reviews
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Apartment in Paihia
Reserve on Kowhai - Esmeralda's Space
Nov 15 – 20
$116 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 124 reviews
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Guest suite in Cable Bay
Studio 8, private studio with commanding views!
May 5 – 12
$79 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 353 reviews
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Apartment in Paihia
Stunning sea views-private-fully equipped-spotless
Apr 26 – May 3
$210 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 174 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Knights in Residence - Ocean Front Retreat
Sep 13 – 20
$213 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 100 reviews
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Apartment in Mangonui
Point View Mangonui
May 20 – 27
$84 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 318 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Views on top
May 2 – 9
$203 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews
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Cottage in Mangonui
Waterfront historic Bakery cottage
Nov 8 – 15
$152 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 161 reviews
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Guesthouse in Opononi
Cosy cabin with gorgeous views - relaxation bliss!
Jan 13 – 20
$45 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 175 reviews
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Guest suite in Matapouri
Experience beautiful Woolleys Bay
Aug 18 – 25
$58 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews

Quick stats about beachfront rentals in Russell

Total rentals

40 properties

Wifi availability

30 properties include access to wifi

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

10 properties have a dedicated workspace

Family-friendly rentals

20 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

2.8K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$80 before taxes and fees

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