Explore domestic luxury experiences

19 August 2020

Luxury can be found in many resorts around the world, from Abu Dhabi to the Seychelles, from Venice to the Maldives. However, it’s a myth that you have to head overseas to experience a genuinely luxurious holiday because there’s a wealth of high-end experiences right here in Australia that can rival some of the very best on the planet.

Longitude 131, Northern Territory

With mesmerising views of Uluru and perched on the deep red dunes this area is known for, Longitude 131 is an incredible 5-star camp. Nestled at the border of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 15 luxury tents – and it’s an experience quite unlike any traditional camping trip! Some of the facilities you’ll find in your tent? A kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom with rain showers, and a stunning wooden balcony with day bed and fireplace.

Expect gourmet dining, an exquisite spa, and a brilliant excursion program, with events including venturing into the outback at sunset and exploring the Walpa Gorge and Kata Tjuta.

The Berkeley River Lodge, Western Australia

In a truly stunning remote location in Kimberley, Western Australia, the only way to arrive at The Berkeley River Lodge is by air – a spectacular flight in a small plane from Darwin. Surrounded by a sweeping, rugged landscape, the beauty of this area can be experienced with the activities the hotel offers. Expect river cruises, hikes to the gorges, bush and beach tours, sea turtle viewing and more.

InterContinental, Hayman Island

Welcome to a secluded paradise of serenity and breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beach and celestial-blue sea, the re-imagined InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the island wonders of five-star luxury. Here, you will discover pure bliss in an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering. Experience diving the Great Barrier Reef, swim in the luxury pool or sail the Coral Sea.

Lon Retreat, Victoria

Escape the busyness of everyday life at Lon Retreat, situated on 200 acres of rural and conservation land, hidden away on a hill by the ocean in Point Lonsdale. Here, you can reconnect with the beautiful experiences of the country side in your secluded paradise. Soak in the water of natural mineral springs that run from beneath the farm this retreat is located.

Watch the sunrise over the lighthouse from your breakfast bench and watch the sunset overlooking the lake from your private terrace and catch a glimpse of the ships passing from your sofa by the flickering fire - all from your private oasis.

If you’re ready to treat yourself to a domestic luxury experience, get in contact with Travel Counsellor today. 

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