Australia Roars Luxury With The New Hotel Openings
Aussies are back with a bang! From boutique hotels to camping & glamping, these luxurious hotels scream sophistication, relaxation, and a wholesome experience of a lifetime. Tim, knowing you cover luxury hotels, destinations, etc. I wondered if you are working on any new luxury hotels story and looking for recommendations. Please allow me to put below on your radar for consideration:
For Nature Lovers: The HOUSE, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Opened: July 2022
The House is a world-class reef house situated for guests seeking unparalleled levels of privacy and personalized service. Built on a pristine headland of the exclusive Lizard Island, The House offers barefoot adventure and a genuine connection to nature. It embodies all things authentically Australian and laidback luxury at its finest.
From the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the island to the architectural design in all its purposefully restrained simplicity, The House is the pinnacle of luxury reef accommodation. Features include locally made furnishings and finishes, an exceptional food and wine offering, and experiences unique to this inimitable pocket of nature. The House offers complete seclusion and privacy, perfect for multi-generational travelers or special occasions that call for a truly memorable getaway.
For Activity Lovers: Finniss River lodge, Darwin/Gulumerrdgen, Northern Territory Opened: May 2022
Finniss River Lodge is Australia’s newest and most exclusive luxury accommodation. With just a 90-minute drive or a 20-minute charter flight southwest of Darwin. One can reconnect with nature, storytelling, and family. One’s luxe stays at Finniss River Lodge can be as adventurous or relaxed as they choose. Unwind and relax, watching the ever-changing floodplain from the comfort of your temperature-controlled room and private veranda.
Treat your palette to Australia’s most exciting chef, Travis Crane, who creates magic with the coast’s fresh produce and locally sourced premium beef, local prawns, mud crab, barramundi, venison, and seasonal produce such as mangoes, limes, and native plant foods. Experience adventures like hiking, 4WDriving, air boating, wildlife, birdwatching, fishing, Aboriginal tours, and helicopter flights with Australia’s best guides.
Relax & Unwind in Luxury: Location: High River Houseboat, Murray River, South Australia Opened: June 2022
Murray River Trails has launched a new 12 berth houseboat, HIGH RIVER. A custom-designed luxury houseboat, HIGH RIVER provides environmentally sustainable accommodation for Murray River Trail’s award-winning ecotourism experiences.
Proud owners Tony and Susie Sharley named the houseboat HIGH RIVER after the single most important process that keeps rivers healthy. The purpose-built houseboat uses solar power that removes the need for a diesel generator. Expansive windows on the port side create superb river vistas, and a spacious top deck with spa enables wellness activities such as yoga. Containing 6 bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms, it is perfectly set up for a relaxing ecotourism experience for couples, families, or groups.