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OUR WINTER ESCAPE BUCKET LIST

As the days get cooler and shorter, we start to crave adventure and an escape from the everyday. Here are our top 3 winter destinations if you need just a little R&R to get you through the cold days ahead!


Pumphouse Point - Lake St Clair, Tasmania

Nestled up on Lake St Clair in Tasmania, Pumphouse Point is the ultimate winter destination. Secluded amongst Tasmanian highlands, this 1930’s hydropower system converted luxury accommodation has gotus weak at the knees! Immerse yourself 250m out on the picturesque Lake St Clair and appreciate nature at its very best. We love the shared cosy lounge areas and dining experience, giving us the opportunity to share stories with other like-minded travellers. The alluring help-yourself bar and in-room fresh crusty bread delivery is the perfect way to unwind and indulge by a roaring fire, making it that little bit harder to leave! Leave the kids at home, enjoy the fresh air and a once in a lifetime opportunity.  You may need to pack that extra cosy knit, but we promise it will be worth it!

For further information head to pumphousepoint.com.au


Drift House - Port Fairy, Victoria

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway off the beaten track, Drift House is for you. In the quaint little country town of Port Fairy situated at the end of the Great Ocean Road, Drift House is an architectural dream full of character and charm. Just a 3.5 hour drive from Melbourne, this renovated coastal country masterpiece featuring 4 uniquely different suites is a must. Enjoy an escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and enjoy the peace and quiet of a charismatic town. For ultimate R&R book into the Port Fairy Day Spa, or take a short walk to sight whales between May and September. Don’t forget to pack the Luxe Pant for ultimate weekend relaxation and visit the famous Cobb’s Bakery for a fresh sandwich or French vanilla slice!

For more information, visit drifthouse.com.au


Halcyon House - Cabarita Beach, NSW

If you’re looking to escape the winter chill, Halcyon House in Cabarita Beach is the perfect spot to experience the charm and character of Europe in our own backyard. Located halfway between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, this Moroccan cross St. Tropez-esque luxury resort is a strong contender for number 1 on our bucket list! With an uncompromised appreciation of food, travel and relaxation, this 1960s renovated surf motel will have you never wanting to leave. Indulge in pure luxury in this incredibly chic hotel and let the eclectic bright and colourful furnishings brighten up your winter! We’re packing the Bella Dress for this one.

For more information, head to halcyonhouse.com.au