Voted the best hotel in Australia in 2016, this 5 star resort is guaranteed to take your breath away thanks to its sublime location nestled on a 7000-acre reserve in the Blue Mountains. A conservation resort as well as a luxury hotel, Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley allows you to get up close and personal to local fauna while drinking in awe-inspiring views. A host of exciting adventures await outdoorsy couples, while those who prefer tranquility and a bit of pampering are sure to be impressed by the hotel’s spa services. During your sojourn in this rugged patch of paradise you will also be able to enjoy the finest luxury villa accommodation and mouthwatering dining. What more could you desire?
Honeymoon resort information
Heritage VillaThere are 36 of these atmospheric, 83sqm freestanding villas available, all of them built out of stone and wood to evoke the feel of the Federation period. A stay in one of these villas ensures plenty of privacy, seclusion and luxury, making them an ideal choice for couples. Inside they are decked out with a double-sided fireplace, locally crafted wooden furniture, neutral linens and warm earthy décor, while the gleaming bathrooms feature a bath and separate shower with skylight as well as twin vanities. Outside you can unwind on your private deck with its pristine pool and admire the views.
Two-Bedroom Wollemi VillasHoneymooners are sure to enjoy a magical stay in these expansive two-bedroom villas, which each measure 201sqm in size and afford you sweeping views of the dramatic escarpments of the Blue Mountains. The master bedroom in each villa comes with a plush king-sized bed while the second bedroom is furnished with a two king singles or one luxurious king-sized bed. These villas also come with stunning pool decks, spacious living and dining areas, a double-sided fireplace and sparkling modern bathroom.
Three-Bedroom Wolgan VillaThis majestic 410sqm villa lies nestled in its own landscaped gardens in a secluded part of the resort, overlooking the valley and the awe-inspiring slopes of the Greater Blue Mountains. Two of the villa’s lavish bedrooms come with their own bathrooms, and there is a third guest bedroom providing extra sleeping space. The villa also boasts private decks, a swimming pool, gracious living and dining spaces and its very own gourmet kitchen. Private butler service is available to enhance the pleasure, convenience and luxury of your stay.
Salon services are also available, and there is a well equipped, state-of-the-art Fitness Centre with plunge pool, sauna, steam room and Technogym functional and cardio equipment so you won’t have to compromise your fitness while on honeymoon.
During your stay at this 5 star Wolgan Valley resort you can also sample from an array of exciting activities, such as guided nature walks and horseback riding adventures through the incredible landscapes of the Blue Mountains, or archery lessons with help of an expert field guide. You can also opt to explore the surrounding area by mountain bike, or stay closer to home and unwind in your own private pool or re-enact the latest Wimbledon final on the hotel tennis court.
Fascinating heritage tours and children’s activities are available too, and there are various alluring excursions on offer, such as photographic expeditions, a nocturnal wildlife and stargazing outing, and an exploration of regional food and wine.
The Wolgan Dining RoomSituated in the Main Homestead, this evocatively furnished restaurant exudes old-fashioned elegance with its timber beam ceilings and warm sandstone walls. Start the day in grand style with a resplendent breakfast that includes organic muesli, freshly baked pastries, warming cooked dishes, and locally produced honey and jams. Then return later in the day for a mouthwatering dinner that may feature such delights as Oberon line trout, locally made organic cheese, and Mandagery Creek venison.
The Country KitchenRelaxed and welcoming, this open providore-style eatery is the perfect place to linger over a delicious lunch or tempting afternoon snack while sipping cups of flavourful, hand-roasted coffee. The menu includes such tantalising offerings as Butternut Pumpkin with Black Cod Tortellini and Salted White Bait Fritters with Crispy Salad, and during the summer you can select an indulgent picnic with freshly prepared sandwiches, salads, antipasto and cheese platters; the perfect culinary treat.