‘Classic Luxury Lodge of Australia, Magnificent Surroundings’
Placing you at the heart of a magnificent natural South Australian landscape at the foot of the Elder Range, Arkaba is both a luxury lodge and a 60,000 acre wildlife conservancy. The homestead is a classic Flinders building with thick walls of stone and shaded verandas dating back to 1851 and is truly intimate with just five rooms, each featuring an en-suite bathroom and veranda access. There’s plenty of relaxing to enjoy by the pool or out in nature but the focus here is also on the social experience (there are no televisions, telephones or minibars) so whether over a meal, on a safari or around an evening bonfire, socialising is easy at Arkaba.
This extensive tour includes some of the most famous sights in Australia, so you can be sure you’ll be making the most of your two weeks down under. You’ll live in the lap of luxury at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, relax on a private beach, and so much more.
‘Luxury Lodge of New Zealand Surrounded By Stunning Natural Beauty’
Bay Of Many Coves is a luxury resort on the southern side of the bay deep in the Marlborough Sounds surrounded by amazing scenery. It offers spacious hillside apartments with uninterrupted views of the waters and bush clad hills from private balconies. Relaxation is easy here with a wonderful resort pool and a massage therapist on hand. From swimming with dolphins to taking a wine tour there are so many activities to enjoy locally. You can borrow a kayak for a paddle, enjoy a walk around the bushland area and slightly further afield is fishing, sailing and scuba diving, all of which can be booked at the resort.
‘Barefoot Luxury At Berkeley River Lodge’
Berkeley River Lodge revels in the surrounding glory of nature and invites you to enjoy the barefoot luxury of the resort. The main lodge blends contemporary architect with the natural environment to incorporate indoor and outdoor dining facilities. Much in the way that the accommodation at the resort is simplistic yet elegant and puts an emphasis on enjoying this wilderness ambience. Facilities at the resort include a 20 metre lap pool and a library of books and magazines.
‘Lakeside Rest and Relaxation’
Black Swan Lake Side Boutique Hotel sits on the edge of Lake Rotorua, a ten minute car ride from the city centre. This peaceful retreat is surrounded by rose gardens and sweeping lawns. There’s also a private beach, secret grotto, swimming pool and sauna for total relaxation. Beautifully appointed rooms form part of the lodge surrounding the lake and offer individual fireplaces and bathrooms with underfloor heating to keep you feeling cosy year round. Dining focusses on Pacific fusion food and is enjoyed in the lodge overlooking the lake with Chef’s choice multi-course dinners by candlelight served in the evenings.
‘Traditional and Relaxing Lodge Surrounded By Beauty’
Blanket Bay - Luxury Lodge of New Zealand is a jewel nestled among the peaks of the Southern Alps on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. It features intimate rooms and suites with natural materials and sumptuous furnishings alongside stunning views of the lake and mountains. There are lots of nearby activities including heli-skiing, fly fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, bungee jumping, walking trails and rafting. Alternatively, relax onsite in the spa, pool or sauna. There’s also a well-equipped gym to keep up with your fitness. Dining is a pleasure here and features the elegant Lake View Dining Room with its beamed ceiling and stone fireplace and on warmer evenings there’s always the terrace with its mountain and lake vistas.
‘Idyllic Resort With Stunning Vistas’
The dream of English politician Lord Alistair McAlpine, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa is as elegant, lavish and sophisticated as you would expect. The architecture and décor at the resort is an unusual yet beautiful blend of Asian and colonial flavour. Accommodation at Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa is understandably luxurious with bright hues, sharp wooden features and breath-taking ocean views. The resort is also great for children, with its mini golf course, and enhanced family pool.
In Our Opinion
'An ideal beachside resort for active families who crave excitement and abundant activities whilst resting in opulent surroundings.'
‘A Luxury Lodge of Australia On A UNESCO World Heritage Site’
Capella Lodge is located on the southern end of the lagoon on Lord Howe Island. The resort is nestled above the picturesque scenery of Lover’s Bay and this resort is lucky enough to have exclusive views of the ocean and the twin peaks of Mounts Gower and Lidgbird. Accommodation at the resort is luxurious and takes advantage of the beautiful scenery. Each lodge has a basalt bathroom and veranda. Guests will adore the spa options available as well as the mountain biking opportunities and lush walking trails.
‘Rustic Charm In Victorian Mansion Setting’
Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel is a cultured Victorian mansion boutique that is set on 250 acres. The hotel is a heritage listed hotel is located roughly 50km north east of Melbourne in the heart of Yarra Valley. As a result, the hotel boasts some of the most beautiful sights in the region. Accommodation at the hotel offers an old-world charm which is unique and proudly displayed through the use of rich wood features and elegant paintings.