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The Louise in the Barossa

Luxury accommodation in South Australia

Stay in luxury accommodation in Adelaide or overlooking stunning South Australian coastlines, outback vistas and lush vineyards.

Luxury lodging throughout the state

Luxury Lodges of Australia is a collective of bespoke, intimate lodges offering guests an outstanding experience connected to a clear sense of space. They ensure the highest luxury standards for service, decor, food, wine and ambiance.

Luxury Lodges of Australia is proud to offer three properties in South Australia - The Louise (Barossa), Arkaba (Flinders Ranges) and Southern Ocean Lodge (Kangaroo Island). 

Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island

Southern Ocean Lodge is the epitome of luxury accommodation, surrounded by the natural beauty of Kangaroo Island.

Splendour in the city

You don't have to travel far from Adelaide to enjoy a luxury escape. Just a stone's throw from the Adelaide Central Market is the Hilton Adelaide, which boasts a pool, gym, sauna, spa and tennis facilities. On North Terrace, The Playford has studio spa rooms, New York loft-style suites and a Tuscan-style indoor pool with sauna and spa. Stay in the heart of the city at InterContinental Adelaide: a five-star hotel ideally positioned between the Adelaide Casino, Festival Centre, Convention Centre and just across the River Footbridge from the Adelaide Oval. 

The Mayfair Hotel is a new boutique hotel located right in the heart of Adelaide, in a heritage-listed building across from Adelaide's premier shopping strip, Rundle Mall. Stay in a luxury king suite and dine at the Mayflower Restaurant and Bar.

Mayfair Hotel, Adelaide

The Mayfair Hotel is Adelaide's newest luxury boutique hotel.

Head to the hills

Just half an hour out of the city, a private, secluded retreat awaits you in the Adelaide Hills. Enjoy amazing views over the Piccadilly Valley from Mount Lofty House at Crafers. In Stirling, choose from five rooms at The Stirling Hotel, or enjoy Bali-inspired villas at Sticky Rice Villas, located behind the award-winning Sticky Rice Cooking School. The Crafers Hotel boasts seven new luxury rooms, designed to suit the 1830’s heritage of the building, complimented by modern technology.

Best of the Barossa and Clare Valley

Check in and chill out at The Louise at Marananga, just 45 minutes from Adelaide in the Barossa. Absolute luxury combines with inspired design at this vineyard retreat. Each of the 15 rooms have private terraces and spacious en suites. Dinner is served at Appellation, which has been recognised as one of Australia's finest regional dining experiences.

Kingsford Homestead is where nineteenth-century charm comes together with five star accommodation and service. It enjoyed international fame through the TV show McLeod's Daughters and today, you can roam around this magnificent property with your picnic basket and enjoy the country air.    

Further north in the Clare Valley, you'll love the luxury on offer at Thorn Park by the Vines  which accommodates only four guests at a time. You can enjoy privacy and seclusion across 12 acres on the edge of Sevenhill.

Escape to Kangaroo Island and Fleurieu Peninsula

A short ferry ride from the mainland will take you to Kangaroo Island and the five star surrounds at the Southern Ocean Lodge. A world-class lodge, it offers unrivalled luxury in a uniquely Australian setting, with breathtaking views over the Southern Ocean. All inclusive rates allow you to relax in an organic luxe suite, and enjoy a personalised experiential itinerary designed to connect with the wildlife, landscape, food and people of Kangaroo Island. Enjoy tailored luxury private accommodation at LifeTime Private Retreats or the self-catering, barefoot luxury lodges with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and gourmet kitchens at Kangaroo Beach Lodges.

Kangaroo Beach Lodges, Kangaroo Island

Soak up the stunning views of Kangaroo Island from the Kangaroo Beach Lodges.

Back on the mainland, you are spoilt for choice on the Fleurieu PeninsulaAward winning Mulberry Lodge Luxury Country Retreat - winner of Best Hosted Accommodation South Australia 2016 and 2017 - is a hosted country retreat, offering a luxurious and indulgent escape to the beauty of Willunga, just a 45 minute drive south from Adelaide. 
Enjoy chef-prepared breakfasts – delivered discreetly to your door – at the private, boutique hotel, The Australasian Circa 1858 in Goolwa. Stay in the famed McLaren Vale wine region at The Vineyard McLaren Vale, with its self-contained guest houses, each with private decking overlooking the surrounding vines and valleys.

Outback decadence in the Flinders Ranges

Homesteads and accommodation in the Flinders Ranges provide a vast contrast to the outback environment with pure luxury awaiting you.

Five guest rooms make up Arkaba homestead on Arkaba, a 60,000 acre private wildlife conservancy near Wilpena Pound. Enjoy a taste of classic Australian country hospitality and some 'wild bush luxury' touches, shared with just a handful of other guests.

At Rawnsley Park Station, there are several luxury options to choose from including Rawnsley Park Homestead – a luxury two-bedroom home with a swimming pool and outdoor shower, two king bedrooms, gourmet kitchen and views of Wilpena Pound.

Enjoy the ultimate eco-friendly accommodation in one of Rawnsley Park's secluded four-and-a-half star luxury eco-villas. The villas boast over-bed skylights so guests can stargaze from the comfort of their beds.

Magic on the Murray River and Limestone Coast

With endless views of the Murray River, The Frames in the Riverland has three distinct residences located in a private and gated enclave. Relax in an outdoor waterfall over the pool.

Float along the river and enjoy the peace, serenity and seclusion of a Murray River getaway on a luxury houseboat. The Unforgettable Houseboats fleet provides you with pure luxury, offering queen and king size bedrooms and en-suite facilities. They also have spacious lounge and dining areas, complete with cocktail bars and fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, sunken spa baths and heated Jacuzzis.

At Mannum, Riverview Rise Retreats is a premium South Australian luxury accommodation destination with a five star reviews on Trip Advisor. Accommodation is in three separate free standing Retreat houses, providing real secluded luxury with fantastic views of the River. The Retreats have been purpose-built for romantic getaways and other special occasions.

Travel further south and find Punters Vineyard Retreat. Along the coast, stay in the exclusive Fayrefield House at Robe – a gorgeous country property which dates back to the late 1880s. Cook up a storm in the professional kitchen or have your own personal chef do the cooking for you.

Exceptional experiences on Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas

Surround yourself in luxury and nature's glory at Tanonga Luxury Eco-Lodges on the Eyre Peninsula, just outside of Port Lincoln. Kangaluna – a boutique permanent tented camp located in the mid-north of Eyre Peninsula – caters for up to 14 people and can only be accessed with Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris. Sit back and enjoy as they take care of everything you need. 

Yondah Beach House on the Yorke Peninsula offers five-star accommodation, as well as being family and pet friendly, with luxury extras to make it an extra-special holiday house. 

Kingsford Homestead is where nineteenth-century charm comes together with five star accommodation and service. It's also enjoyed international fame through the TV show McLeod's Daughters. Today, you can roam around this magnificent property with your picnic basket and enjoy the country air.    

Barossa - famous for award-winning food and wine

Be consumed by the flavours of the Barossa. At almost every turn you’ll find five-star retreats, some of the world’s best wineries and sumptuous food.

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