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Top 5 Places to Rest

Whether you’re exploring culture-rich Adelaide or seeing the best of our regions, relax and unwind at some of the most unique, luxurious properties in Australia.

Lonely Planet has named South Australia one of their top 5 regions to visit in 2017! From the coast to the outback, there's a five-star hotel, retreat of luxurious holiday house just waiting for your arrival.

1. Mayfair Hotel

Tell me more: Mayfair Hotel is Adelaide's newest five-star boutique hotel that's been listed among the top 20 in Australia by Located right in the heart of the city, Mayfair offers luxury accommodation, contemporary dining, as well as a stunning rooftop bar overlooking the Adelaide skyline.

Mayfair Hotel, Adelaide

Mayfair Hotel in Adelaide features the stunning Hennesy Rooftop bar.

2. Southern Ocean Lodge
Tell me more: Southern Ocean Lodge is an exclusive, ultra-luxurious property on Kangaroo Island, located on a cliff with spectacular views of Hanson Bay. Each suite looks out to the Southern Ocean and is completely surrounded by bushland. The remote, wild location is matched by intimate service with modern architecture and plush comforts. This is brilliantly showcased in the Lodge’s huge open lounge and dining area where you’ll enjoy first class food (all ingredients are locally-sourced) and fine South Australian wines. Southern Ocean Lodge was Australia’s only hotel to be included in Travel and Leisure’s prestigious list of the 100 best hotels in the world in 2016, and one of two to be featured in 2017.

Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island

The luxurious Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island.

3. Yondah Beach House
Tell me more: Yondah Beach House is the perfect coastal hideaway. Set on 300 secluded oceanfront acres on the wild southern coast of Yorke Peninsula, the deluxe beach house exemplifies simple elegance by the sea. In summer, bask on a golden beach of your very own, then relax with a long cool drink as the setting sun turns the landscape to gold.

Yondah Beach House, Yorke Peninsula

Yondah Beach House on the Yorke Peninsula.

4. The Frames

Tell me more: Situated in Paringa, near Renmark in South Australia’s Riverland, The Frames is made-up of three separate luxury retreats each with their own sense of style and theme with stunning artwork throughout. Each retreat features its own private outdoor areas overlooking the beautiful River Murray, as well as heated pools, spas, saunas, BBQs.

The Frames, Riverland

The Frames, Riverland overlooking the Murray River.

5. The Louise

Tell me more: The Louise is the top small hotel in the Barossa. It’s a luxury vineyard retreat surrounded by hundreds of acres of grapevines. The Louise has 15 suites and offers a private experience that brings together the very best of the Barossa’s food, wine and hospitality. A stay at The Louise is made extra-special with a meal at its restaurant Appellation, regarded as one of Australia’s finest regional dining experiences. In 2017, The Louise was the only Australian hotel listed in Travel and Leisure's top 100 hotels in the world, alongside Southern Ocean Lodge.

The Louise, Barossa

Relax at The Louise in the Barossa, surrounded by lush vineyards.

Bonus: Arkaba

Tell me more: Arkaba is at the foot of the dramatic Chace Range in the Flinders Ranges. It offers an exclusive experience for a maximum of up to 10 guests a time on its entire 259km. Early morning safari drives reveal remarkable wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies and emus, and breathtaking views of the surrounding ranges. On warm evenings when cocktails are served, lounge in the outdoor pool and watch the light fading on the Chace Range.

Arkaba Station, Flinders Ranges

Enjoy luxury in the Flinders Ranges at Arkaba.

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