The Sanctuary @ Bay Of Islands is a luxury resort that nestles amid a sprawling native bush reserve. Located on top of the charming Opua Hill, this boutique retreat looks out on stunning vistas of the Veronica Channel and is just five minutes from the bustling town of Paihia. Check into expansive elegantly appointed ensuite rooms designed in rich cedar timber and decorated in mellow earthy palette. Make yourself a cup of hot Kerikeri tea or plunger coffee and head out to your private balcony for breathtaking views of your surrounds. Begin your vacation with a complimentary freshly cooked breakfast of locally sourced produce or enjoy a continental breakfast featuring a wide array of choices. After a day spent exploring your surrounds, unwind in your room as you watch your favorite DVD on the flatscreen TV.