Surrounded by one of the last true wilderness areas on earth, the Berkeley River Lodge is Australia’s newest and most remote luxury lodge. Fully equipped designer eco villas are decorated in neutral tones with splashes of colour, timber floors, open air bathrooms, private decks with sunbeds and glorious views. Dining is casual yet delicious with flavoursome menus making use of the finest quality ingredients. Activities include river and coastal cruises, beach and bush 4WD tours, fishing and guided walks. A heli picnic or scenic flight to nearby waterfalls, ancient rock art sites and remote gorges is highly recommended.Western Australia
Celebrated as the pinnacle of luxury on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests atop romantic Lovers Bay. An inspired architectural design takes full advantage of the spectacular views of the ocean, reef and mountains.New South Wales
The luxury period accommodation boasts some of the best rural vistas in Victoria. Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel is a heritage listed Victorian mansion on 250 acres bordering the Yarra River. The hotel's two restaurants offer fine local produce skillfully prepared by Head Chef, Mathew Macartney and his team, complemented by outstanding Yarra Valley wines from a historic cellar built in 1840. Massages and other treatments are available from the Beauty Room. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool. Other facilities include a café, library, bars and lounges, a private dining room, lovely gardens, tennis, pentanque, croquet and a winery.
In the heart of the Yarra Valley lies the iconic Chateau Yering Hotel. The hotel was reborn in 1997 as a superb five star luxury property with period fittings throughout, and offering luxury accommodation, service and dining.
The hotel's elegant interiors are the work of designer, Elly Milner, who was tasked with creating a style that reflected the history of the building (which dates back to the mid-17th Century) whilst offering the comfort and convenience of an upscale hotel. Accordingly, the sumptuous interiors showcase fabrics, furnishings, furniture and exquisite objet d'art from Europe and the UK - their textures, colours and lighting creating an ambience of refined, indulgent grandeur.
The 32 luxury period suites, including River and Stable Suites, follow a similar theme. Bringing together old world elegance with modern amenities, they are wonderfully cosy and redolent with a sense of history - whilst large windows ensure light floods throughout their spacious interiors. All have large comfortable beds, well chosen antique furniture and luxurious marble bathrooms.
El Questro Homestead is an outstanding blend of remote regional hospitality and the exploration of the superb outback wilderness landscape of the Kimberley.
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa offers the rare opportunity to experience true luxury in a spectacular Australian bush setting. Just a three-hour scenic drive from Sydney, the resort is nestled between two National Parks in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage region and spread out at the foot of towering cliffs. The resort itself occupies just two percent of the total land area within its own 4,000 acre private conservation and wildlife reserve. The seclusion of Wolgan Valley creates a natural sanctuary where guests can relax and explore in unsurpassed luxurious comfort. This is the quintessential luxury Australian bush experience - a unique blend of wildlife, dramatic natural beauty, conservation and heritage, which can be explored through a range of nature based activities including four wheel drives, heritage tours, wildlife spotting and horse riding. With just 40 free-standing suites each with a private pool, an amazing Spa and tariff inclusive of gourmet fare and wines, Wolgan Valley is the perfect choice for a special celebration.New South Wales
The iconic Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is ideally located overlooking Sydney Harbour at Circular Quay - a short walk to the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the historic Rocks district. The hotel features the city's most stylish accommodations with guest rooms offering timeless fixtures blended to exude a warm yet luxurious residential ambience.New South Wales
Grand Hyatt Melbourne is the city centre of luxury, located on Collins St in the heart of Melbourne’s most prestigious shopping, dining and theatre precinct and within walking distance to many tourist attractions.
This iconic Melbourne hotel includes striking upper and lower lobbies, a state-of-the-art health and fitness centre, City Club, and a luxury retail precinct with flagship stores Bulgari, Paspaley Pearls and Emporio Armani.
The hotel boasts truly grand modern spaces, framed by spectacular Australian artwork and complemented by magnificent marble finishings. Spacious guest rooms are furnished with Hyatt custom-made beds and Egyptian cotton linen, and floor-to-ceiling windows offer breathtaking Melbourne city views. The residential-style concept has been designed for even greater guest comfort and includes bespoke furniture and luxurious fabrics for a warm, relaxing mood. Guests can enjoy café-style coffee with Nespresso coffee machines in all Club Rooms and Premium Suites, whilst unwinding with their own personal music selection thanks to iPod docking stations in every guestroom.
The hotel’s signature restaurant, Collins Kitchen, offers guests an interactive dining experience with an open-show kitchen serving multiple food concepts, while the bar, ru-co, presents the finest selection of wine.
All guests can enjoy access to the largest hotel gym in Australia – City Club Health and Fitness centre, or seek refuge at Sanctuary Spa, an urban retreat delivering exceptional massage, beauty and aesthetic treatments.
Hayman, Australasia’s most awarded luxury nature resort, is a private island of natural beauty, tranquility, adventure and indulgence. Hayman offers a front-row seat to the Great Barrier Reef and a world of leisure and adventure. A place where Hayman ‘moments’ become lifetime memories and family traditions. Hayman’s new beach villas with private plunge pools offer a new level of sophistication in contemporary accommodation which must be experienced to be believed.Queensland
The Henry Jones Art Hotel is located on Hobart's waterfront and is Australia's first dedicated art hotel. Once a jam factory, and dating back to 1804, the original building has been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel - designed by award-winning architects, Morris-Nunn & Associates.
The hotel is furnished with over 300 artworks and creates an environment in which people can experience art in a new and more immediate way - with a continuously changing exhibition, the hotel is a wonderful fusion of art, heritage, tradition and nature.
The hotel houses 56 rooms and suites, all unique and furnished with contemporary art. In stark contrast with the art, the rooms are wonderfully modern. Clean lines and contemporary touches abound, whilst most are equipped with lavish king or queen size beds accompanied by exotic silk covers, European style stainless steel and translucent glass bathrooms, and magnificent sandstone walls.