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Your Stunning Private Bay of Islands Getaway

With its magical river views, Te Awa Lodge is a sanctuary for discerning travellers in the historic heart of Northland, New Zealand.

Rest and relax at Te Awa Lodge in the Bay of Islands

Experience wonderful hospitality and the perfect mix of romantic charm and modern luxury at Te Awa Lodge. All north facing suites boast riverfront views and offer a superior standard of comfort and privacy. Perfect for an escape at any time of the year, with all the sights and activities of Northland right on your doorstep. Te Awa Lodge is situated at just ten minutes from both Paihia and Kerikeri.

With modern, stylish furnishings complete with comfortable beds wrapped in quality linens, you can relax and enjoy the serene riverside setting of Te Awa Lodge. Relax by the pool and enjoy a homemade gourmet breakfast as the sun warms the beautiful Bay of Islands, with the relaxing sound of the Waitangi River flowing as native birds swoop past. Your hosts, Martin and Adilson, are looking forward to welcoming you.

Northland and the Bay of Islands

Even in New Zealand, with its natural wonders and legendary beauty, the Bay of Islands stands apart. The region holds deep spiritual meaning for all New Zealanders, and there is simply no other place like it. The birthplace of New Zealand, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, can be reached at only 10 minutes from Te Awa Lodge. It’s the perfect base to explore the fantastic sights, tastes, activities and adventures of Northland at your leisure.

The Lodge

As soon as you enter through our gates, you will find a peaceful sanctuary. Here, your time is your own. With the beautiful Waitangi River, a sparkling swimming pool and rolling parkland, Te Awa Lodge offers an idyllic backdrop for relaxing after a day of discovery in the winterless North. With 4 exceptional accommodation options to choose from, you are sure to appreciate the seclusion and our superior standards.

Te Awa Lodge has been a boutique riverside accommodation and private residence for more than 30 years. We felt the special wonder of the place the moment we set eyes on it. Since January 2021, we are proud to host visitors that come from all corners of the world. The B&B and gardens have been renovated to the highest standards, and we cannot wait to welcome you here. 

Self-contained Luxury Suites

Four exclusive accommodation options with wonderful river views.

Plenty to See, Do and Enjoy

Discover Northland and the beautiful Bay of Islands at your leisure.

Your Special Northland Stay

We aim to make your stay with us memorable for all the right reasons.

Make yourself at home

Offering warmth and authenticity at every turn, our emphasis is on your comfort and relaxation, with personal touches to make your stay at Te Awa Lodge extra special. Travellers ourselves, we enjoy nothing more than hosting guests from New Zealand and all around the world, making them feel at home at our special slice of paradise. We’re sure you will arrive as guests and depart as friends, rejuvenated and refreshed.

~ Your hosts, Martin and Adilson

Try a new adventure or indulge in the quiet and choose to simply be.