Silky Oaks Lodge - Australia
A gateway to Tropical North Queensland, the elegant Silky Oaks Lodge on the Mossman Gorge River offers accommodation in a fine array of river and tree houses designed to connect guests with the surrounding nature. All tropically inspired units have marble bathrooms and tasteful furnishings made of rosewood and oak, and some of the upgraded suites come with spectacular rainforest views and terraces/balconies furnished with daybeds and hammocks. Further amenities at this eco-luxury lodge include an award-winning spa inspired by the surrounding Daintree Rainforest, and the open-sided Treehouse Restaurant, where guests can enjoy romantic riverside dining while savoring delicious Australian cuisine and wines.
One&Only Hayman Island - Australia
Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, One&Only Hayman Island is an exquisite private island resort with breathtaking water views, state-of-the-art amenities and a fantastic choice of accommodation options. There are sleek, modernly designed beach villas, gracious pool suites, and stylish penthouses conceived by world-famous fashion designers, to name but a few. The resort’s distinctive spa offers cutting-edge fitness equipment, a luxurious hair salon and a variety of treatments. Just like the activities available, eating options are overwhelming and range from homemade Spanish tapas and authentic Italian dishes to Asian delicacies and Australian haute cuisine.
Islington Hotel - Tasmania, Australia
Although built in 1847 in a rare Regency style, Islington Hotel in Hobart, Tasmania, didn’t function as a guest house until 1986. The wonderful property we see today is the result of several restorations undertaken throughout the years. Lovingly restored to showcase its former glory, the hotel features 11 boutique-style rooms individually decorated with artwork, lavish fabrics, charming antiques and state-of-the-art amenities.
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge - Tasmania, Australia
Situated in one of the wildest and most pristine areas of Tasmania, at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge consists of a stunning array of suites and log cabins with topnotch facilities and beautiful interiors. A sensational alpine spa, world-class conference and wedding facilities, and a gourmet restaurant offering the best of Tasmanian cuisine complement the relaxed sophistication of this magnificent resort.
Rockpool Lodge - Thredbo Village, Australia
Recently crowned Australia’s Best Ski Chalet 2013, the elegant Rockpool Lodge offers luxury accommodation in a favorite setting among the snow-topped mountains of Thredbo Village, the country’s foremost ski resort. Conveniently located within easy reach of the ski slopes and spread on three floors, the property welcomes its guests with peaceful and fashionable interiors that exude charming mountain ambience. Another top feature is the bright spacious open-plan area at the ground floor, with its fully-equipped kitchen and classy lounge, where you can dine, socialize with your friends or just relax by the roaring fireplace.
Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef - Australia
Beautifully located in the Cape Range National Park of Western Australia, where the magic and remoteness of the outback meet the spectacular Ningaloo Reef, Sal Salis offers eco-friendly luxury camping in nine spacious, well-appointed tents designed to provide the ultimate comfort in wilderness travel. All units are charmingly decorated in a rustic style with comfy handmade beds and high-quality cotton sheets. Exquisite dining and a broad range of amenities make this remote retreat a wonderful and authentic Australian experience.
The Russell Hotel - Sydney, Australia
Situated in The Rocks area of Sydney, in a beautifully restored historic building, The Russell Hotel invites guests to relax and unwind in a welcoming atmosphere, steps away from the city’s major attractions. This small boutique hotel has only 30 rooms, each individually decorated with period furniture and fine fabrics to reflect the property’s character and its 1887 origins. A wonderful mix of craft beers, tapa-style menus and Australian wines is served in the hotel’s characterful Push Bar & Restaurant.