Covid seems to be calming down and borders look like they are about to open.
So what about booking a holiday in Australia!
There are options to suit everyone – resorts, hotels, cabins – it’s all there. Here are a few options you might want to consider.
Abbey Beach Resort, Busselton, WA
As the largest resort in the Margaret River region, Abbey Beach Resort is the perfect Busselton accommodation to relax and unwind. Abbey beach Resort offers deluxe Busselton accommodation in a resort setting, located directly on the white sandy beaches and blue waters of Geographe Bay.
When you stay at Abbey Beach Resort you will experience Busselton, WA, like no other, with full resort facilities and a range of accommodation options to suit all types travellers from full contained serviced apartments to Studio Spa Suites.
Abbey Beach Resort features:
- three bars and two restaurants,
- two outdoor swimming pools
- one 25m indoor heated swimming pool with children’s wading pool
- a sauna and a gym
- tennis courts & squash court
- children’s playground
- direct beach access that is a mere two-minute walk from your room or apartment
- six gas barbeques & picnic area
- mountain bike hire
- bocce & cricket sets available (free of charge)
- wave skis hire (free of charge)
- bike storage available (access from 7:30am to 9pm, please bring your own lock)
- Free Unlimited Wi-Fi
- Onsite Gallery of resident artist – Paul Dowe
- Expansive gardens and lake
Ace Accommodation, Albany, WA
There are certain places that leave a lasting impression, a feeling of warmth, a welcoming smile, like you are part of something unique. At The Ace you will experience it – it’s when a motel becomes so much more, from the moment you arrive to the time you leave. We invite you to experience ‘A Stay at the Ace.’
The Ace is more than simply motel accommodation in Albany. Cosy or contemporary, charming but relaxed, at the Ace Accommodation Albany we offer a range of rooms for all travellers whether you are holidaying in our beautiful region or here for business purposes. Our friendly and professional staff will be delighted to help you find the room that suits your needs with your comfort and affordability in mind.
Any stay at the Ace would not be complete without experiencing our relaxed lounge bar and restaurant ‘Ryan’s’ which showcases our regions wonderful seasonal produce.
Amalfi Resort, Busselton, WA
Amalfi Resort take pride in offering the best Busselton accommodation, providing the perfect base for your holiday in Western Australia.
Their delightful 3.5 star Resort, offering self-contained accommodation, is conveniently located in West Busselton just off the Bussell Highway in Earnshaw Road. It has a tranquil setting with shady trees for those hot summer days and the sweet perfume of lavender & rosemary bushes bordering the gardens.
Take a short stroll down to the beach, swim, relax, or go fishing, take your bikes (or hire one from Busselton Bike Hire) and ride on the Geographe Bay cycle/walkway track beside the ocean to explore Busselton city centre.
Outside, you can sit on the patio/balcony and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, soak up some sun, indulge in some special time for yourself and/or your family and friends. If you need a lemon to go with the fish you have caught, or to enhance your special meal or drink there is usually a supply of handpicked fruit from one of our trees.
Amalfi Resort in Busselton is a favourite for families who return year after year to enjoy our beautiful accommodation, large clean villas, and our wonderful facilities – the kids are happy for hours so the parents can relax!
Meet new families and relax at our BBQ, soak in the pool, or remind the kids why they still can’t bet you at tennis!
Aqua Resort, Busselton, WA
Understated luxury accommodation on the shores of the Geographe Bay in the beautiful South West of Western Australia. Located at the gateway of the renowned Margaret River Wine Region, The Aqua Resort is conveniently located only a short drive away from Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River.
Nestled in eight and a half acres of mature peppermint woodlands and stunningly landscaped gardens, The Aqua Resort offers luxury beachfront accommodation with direct beach access. Capturing the quintessential spirit of the Australian beach house holiday, the resort provides uncompromising privacy and the very best of contemporary indoor and outdoor living.
As well as offering luxury Busselton accommodation, we also provide world-class facilities such as the 25-metre infinity lap pool, a well-equipped gymnasium, steam room, outdoor spa and a full-size tennis court. We also provide complimentary Tennis and Yoga/Pilates classes. (school holidays periods only).
Beach House at Bayside, Albany, WA
The Beach House at Bayside offers boutique B&B hotel accommodation in beautiful and historic Albany, Western Australia.
This boutique Albany accommodation experience is all about professional, warm country hospitality while enjoying life’s little luxuries including beautiful local food and wine and great advice on the best hidden spots to visit.
Whether your favourite experience is to enjoy complete privacy, or you prefer a chat and interaction with your hosts and other guests, one or more of the hotel’s ten stylish, purpose designed and built rooms will be just right for you.
The experience here offers all the individual room comforts of a larger hotel along with the personalised service and intimacy of a European style boutique hotel or bed and breakfast.
- Fabulous breakfast of local and home cooked produce – extensive Continental buffet and a la carte hot breakfast to your order
- Complimentary airport transfers by arrangement
- Daily home baked afternoon tea
- Complimentary evening port from Wignalls Wines
- Light in house meals available on short notice every day
- Full front desk and concierge service with 24 hour on site Duty Managers
- More extensive meals available by prior arrangement
- Guest library – books, magazines, DVDs, board games
- Laundry & dry cleaning service
- Tour & golf bookings
- Bicycles and helmets available for guests
- Liquor licence – we are licensed for the convenience of our guests and their friends
- Multi-award winning hosted accommodation experience
- Accredited Tourism Business
- Star Ratings Australia 5-star rated hosted accommodation
- Air Conditioning
- Car Rental Facilities Available
- Concierge Services
- Complimentary Breakfast / Tea / Coffee
- Free Parking
- Self Parking
- Outdoor Parking Lot
- Newspapers Available
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Room Service – Limited Hours
- Room Service – Limited Menu
- Post/Parcel Service
Broadwater Resort, Busselton, WA
The Broadwater Resort, located 100 metres from the beautiful beaches, is a favourite Geographe Bay resort. Its is the perfect holiday destination any time of the year, for family holidays, romantic weekend getaways, business meetings or conferences. Every amenity is at your fingertips.
Only 2 and a half hours drive south of Perth, Busselton lies at the heart of some of Western Australia’s most spectacular scenery. Nestled on the edge of the sparkling waters of beautiful Geographe Bay, the Broadwater Resort provides the perfect base for exploring the region’s famous wineries, galleries and beaches.
All Apartments feature a well equipped kitchen, dishwasher, bath, digital TV, DVD player and Foxtel, while the Resort offers a heated indoor pool, heated indoor spa, outdoor pool, outdoor barbeque entertainment areas, plus a wide range of interesting day tours and activities.
Broadwater Resort features:
- Nature Preserves/Trails
- Indoor Pool
- Outdoor Pool
Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel, Tasmania
Located in the heart of Burnie on the corner of Spring street and Wilson street directly off the Bass highway, the recently refurbished Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel is the perfect base for business or leisure. Burnie is the centre of Tasmania’s North West Coast and all surrounding towns and tourist destinations. Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel is situated two blocks from the city centre and is only a short stroll to the beach.
Just two blocks from the centre of the city, Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel is surrounded by cafés, restaurants and fast food outlets. A short walk further will give a plethora of eating and entertainment options, and a Coles supermarket is less than three blocks away.
Many of Tasmania’s most stunning landscapes are an easy drive from Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel. Head to Cradle Mountain, Hellyer Gorge or Savage River National Parks, visit the beautiful towns around Lake Barrington or spend a day at Tarkine Forest Adventures at Dismal Swamp.
C Mandurah, WA
C Mandurah serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Mandurah accommodation experience perfect for short or long stays.
C Mandurah is situated on Mandurah’s canals close to the heart of the Mandurah CBD and Mandurah Foreshore. Nearby you will find the Performing Arts Centre, Reading Cinemas, Shopping Centres and Dolphin Discovery Cruises. An array of dining options are located within close proximity to C Mandurah.
C Mandurah is close to stunning beaches and the apartment hotel features:
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Alfresco BBQ area
- Boat moorings.
An array of dining options are located within close proximity to C Mandurah.
Halls Gap Log Cabins, VIC
Nestled in the Halls Gap valley floor where adventure and wonder await…
Halls Gap accommodation provides fully self-contained cabins suitable for families and couples. Halls Gap Log Cabins are comfortable, clean and spacious with all the amenities you need right at your fingertips.
In the Grampians National Park discover an abundance of wildlife, mountains, waterfalls, wineries and culture. Whether a hike or a gentle stroll, a glass of wine or some mouth-watering cuisine, Halls Gap accommodation is at the heart of it all.
With so many options there is something for everyone.
All cabins are fully self-contained and provide comfortable accommodation for couples or families.
THE CABINS FEATURE:
- Fully equipped kitchen with stove & microwave
- Separate dining & lounge area
- Wood heater
- Wood supplied from mid April – mid November
- Queen size beds
- All linen & electric blankets supplied
- Undercover car parking
- Split system air conditioning
- Television & DVD player
- Spa bath in one bedroom cabins
- FREE Wi-Fi available
- All cabins non smoking areas ( permitted on veranders)
- In-ground swimming pool
- 2 under-cover barbeques
- Childrens’ playground
- No Pets Allowed
A 20 minute scenic stroll along the bike track from the property will take you into the centre of Halls Gap (1.5km) where you will find shops, cafes and restaurants.
Don’t forget Rarotonga!
Cook Islands will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated Kiwi travellers aged 12 and older from January 13 next year, and possibly to Australia later on. At this stage, they are open only to New Zealand from 14 January with no quarantine or isolation in either country!
Where breath taking volcanic mountain peaks meet pristine white sandy beaches is where you’ll find Moana Sands. Their three stunning absolute beachfront properties are located just a few kilometres from each other on Rarotonga’s picturesque southern coast, with the sparkling lagoon just steps away from your room.
Set amidst unspoilt tropical settings and boasting the best swimming and snorkelling spots our island is blessed with, Moana Sands’ three properties offer a range of Rarotonga accommodation options to suit couples, families and groups.
Whether you stay for a week, two weeks, a few nights or a long stay, their hotels are the perfect choice.
MOANA SANDS LAGOON RESORT
(Adults Only 18+ years) 4*
Situated on the famous Muri beach overlooking Rarotonga’s famous pristine lagoon, our modern ‘adults only’ 18+ resort opened in 2018. Moana Sands Lagoon Resort offers 24 deluxe studios and suites spread across two levels (ground and first floor), a large spectacular swimming pool, cabana, sun lounging deck, kayaks, guest laundry, Hibiscus Spa and the contemporary and stylish Laguna Restaurant & Bar.
MOANA SANDS BEACHFRONT HOTEL
3* star accommodation
Directly overlooking the idyllic Titikaveka Beach, the hotel features a variety of studios across three levels, with mesmerising views of the lagoon and ocean beyond. Evenings can be spent at Moana Restaurant & Bar with absolute beachfront dining options. Indulge in modern pacific fusion cuisine, with a great range of cocktails and other beverages available to compliment your meal. Kayaks, guest laundry and a BBQ are available for in-house guests, along with baby-sitting service (on request).
MOANA SANDS BEACHFRONT VILLAS & APARTMENTS
3 1/2* star accommodation
Located in the heart of the enchanting tapere (‘village’) of Vaimaanga, and tucked away amongst lush tropical gardens with stunning views of the turquoise lagoon, is the charming Moana Sands Villas & Apartments.
The property offers ten spacious self-catering villas, apartments and studios. Each Villa incorporates both traditional Cook Island and contemporary design, with local paintings and Polynesian inspired décor. With spectacular views overlooking the pristine swimming pool (built in 2019) and breath taking lagoon, this is a stunning location.