4 September 2019
Top 10 Cozy Staycation Spots in Australia

Did you ever get so tired after a holiday that you needed a break from your “break”? Sometimes, vacations just aren’t worth it. You pack and unpack, travel in long flights, create itineraries, and take in so much of one destination that in the end… you’re still as exhausted as you were when you left.

And that’s why you need a staycation!

Australia is known for its laid-back lifestyle with the scenic countryside and the marvellous beaches. These hotels capture the country’s true essence with their stunning views and calming ambience.

Check out our top 10 staycation spots in Australia!

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, QLD

5-Star: USD 4,159.87 / 7 nights, incl. tax

Located in the vicinity of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park, this gorgeous resort lies in the beautiful town of Port Douglas. It is the epitome of luxury; surrounded by tropical gardens, lagoon pools, and enchanting views of the Four Mile Beach. Whether you choose a cozy villa or an impressive suite, they promise a captivating view of their premises with some rooms featuring a swim-up entry and a private balcony.

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While the resort provides all the internet facilities to stay connected, it is still a refreshingly perfect getaway from the ‘outside world’. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

Blue Summit Hideaway & Birds ‘n’ Blooms, QLD

4-Star: USD $892 / 7 nights, incl. Tax

These two cottages lie in the charming town of Yungaburra in the Tablelands region. Owned and operated by the same lovely lady, you will have everything you need for a relaxing stay, regardless of which cottage you choose to unwind at.

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Blue Summit Hideaway provides luxury studio villas completely equipped with all amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Birds ‘n’ Blooms provides lovely 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom cottage stays, perfect for a countryside getaway.

The two accommodations are a short walk apart, perfectly summing up the vibe of the pleasant town. They are located in the heart of the town, close to boutique cafes, restaurants, platypus viewing platforms, and local markets. And the best part? You can now pay for your stay in cryptocurrency!

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If you’re seeking a quiet getaway from the busy city lifestyle, this accommodation has the TravelbyBit seal of approval. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, TAS

4-Star: USD 2,038.90 / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

Located near the sixth highest mountain in Tasmania, Peppers Lodge is the classic idea of escaping the city life. These cabins are luxury redefined. They capture every nature-lover’s imagination with great views of the surrounding Tasmanian wilderness.

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Each cabin has a rustic vibe with a wood fire, minibar, coffee table and arm chairs. You can also choose to have a private veranda for a more isolated experience. Reflecting the pristine beauty of the region, the Waldheim Alpine Spa offers its guests a range of treatments and spa services including a sauna, steam room, hot tub, and a plunge pool.

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It is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Tasmania, especially if you are choosing to travel alone. Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of Cradle Mountain. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

Beacon Point Ocean View Villas, VIC

4-Star: USD 1,131.82 / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

Unwind at one of Victoria’s spectacular ocean-view villas. This awe-striking hotel is located on the Great Ocean Road at Apollo Bay, close to the gorgeously rugged coastline, magnificent beaches and Triplet Falls, and the Otway Range mountains. What more can one say about the location?

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While the coastal route is beyond compare, the villas steal your attention. The calming countryside accommodations include deluxe villas, villas with spas, and a private Sheoak, all with amazing views. If you do get tired of staying in (which is highly unlikely), you can go out to explore the beautiful township of Apollo Bay. Truly a dreamy getaway of Australia; book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

COMO The Treasury, WA

5-Star: USD 2,998.15 / 7 nights, incl. tax.

Located a half-hour away from the gorgeous Swan Valley and the pleasing Cottesloe Beach, COMO The Treasury lies in the centre of Perth. While the stunning exterior is artistically vintage, the interiors are stylishly minimalistic and contemporary with colour tones of cream and beige.

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Though it is located in the CBD, the hotel boasts its serene simplicity that will make you not want to leave your hotel. ‘Urban Escape Spa’, or COMO Shambhala, is part of their wellness experiences, providing spa and massage services. Their dining plays your palate with heartful meals from the Italian restaurant POST, and the Swan River-inspired restaurant Wildflower.

And for these unique reasons, COMO makes our staycation list. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

The Pearle of Cable Beach, WA

5-Star: USD 1,750.55 / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

Truly an apt name for the hotel, The Pearle is located 10 minutes away from the turquoise waters of Cable Beach and provides luxury villas and rooms. What makes the hotel stand out is its amazing location and its private pools and balconies.

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Gantheaume Point, a red rock cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, and the stunning Kimberly region, are both a 10-minute drive away from the hotel. Every pool villa boasts spacious living, featuring private pools and sun lounges. Every bedroom in the hotel comes with a private balcony, large ensuites with walk-ins, and rain showers.

Laze around in your private pool or stay and relax in your cozy bedroom. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

Rydges Port Macquarie, NSW

4-Star: USD 1,202.96 / 7 nights, incl. tax

Port Macquarie offers white sand beaches, whale-watching cruises, wineries, and tropical rainforests. The stunning Rydges hotel places you right in the heart of the town, providing rooms that give you a breathtaking view of the Hastings River, along with a private balcony or patio. To suit the laid-back beach lifestyle, the place has an exquisite range of Australian coastal cuisine.

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Choose to relax in the indoor swimming pool or take a swim at the Lighthouse Beach, located minutes away. It’s an ideal stay if you’re looking for a coastal getaway to soak in some Australian sun. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

The Playford Hotel, SA

5-Star: USD 1,544.58 approx. / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

The Playford Hotel is one of the hotels of the exclusively grand MGallery Collection by Sofitel. The charming boutique hotel is aesthetically vintage and modern at the same time. Located on the North Terrace of Adelaide, the hotel is surrounded by residential and business districts.

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The hotel includes three kinds of first-rate guest rooms and two kinds of marvellous spa suites. The Playford also offers different accommodation packages, with the most popular being the ‘Memorable Moment Twilight’ package that offers the very best of South Australia. The rich art-nouveau feel of the interior will definitely tempt you to extend your stay at this dreamy hotel. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

Buxton Manor, SA

4-Star: USD 1,215.85 / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

Revisit history and stay at a hotel that feels just like home. With stunning restored mansions dating back to 1909, Buxton Hotel accommodations have a warm and homely feel and are complete with open log fires, decorative fireplaces, intricate ceilings, and antique bedding. The hotel features four luxuriously large apartments and one spa cottage with ensuites and fully-equipped kitchens.

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Located on Buxton Street in Adelaide, the hotel is a 15-minute drive from the CBD. Only a short walk away, you have some of Adelaide’s best cafes and restaurants to accompany this English-style countryside hotel. Book your hotel today or talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

DoubleTree by Hilton, NT

4-Star: USD1,469.48 approx / 7 nights, incl. Tax.

Overlooking the Darwin Harbour and the Esplanade, this relaxing accommodation is ideal for its great location, lying close to nearby attractions like Crocosaurus Cove, Mindil Beach, and Darwin Wharf Precinct. Their recently refurbished rooms boast spacious guest rooms with amazing views of their tropical gardens and the Harbour. Their grand studio suites offer an additional downstairs lounge and bedrooms in the mezzanine loft. Dining options include the delicious Mediterranean cuisine at the Aqua. To make your stay more comfortable, they also offer in-room gourmet dining services.

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Explore this quiet town of Darwin and book your hotel today. Alternatively, you can also talk to one of our travel experts for more information.

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