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Spicers Retreats: a Nature & Gourmet Discovery
Synonymous with understated luxury, exquisite dining and superb attention to detail, Spicers Retreats properties seamlessly weave into the natural beauty of each carefully selected location. With exclusive offers included at each should you book three or more retreats between 20 Dec 19 - 29 Feb 20, a truly unforgettable holiday awaits.
- Style: Multi Centre Holiday
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Sydney
Guide Price £2743
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Bowen Mountain
- Hunter Valley
Days 1-2 Sydney to Bowen Mountain (Greater Blue Mountains)
Pick up your car and drive an hour west to the secluded Spicers Sangoma Retreat. Named after the Zulu word for ‘healer’ and surrounded by native bush, this intimate property boasts just seven suites and a stunning safari-style luxury tent. After a rejuvenating massage, watch the chefs lovingly prepare incredible food in the open kitchen then retire to the outdoor firepit or convivial lounge to mingle with your fellow guests.
Days 3-4 Bowen Mountain to the Hunter Valley
Continue to Australia’s oldest wine region today for a stay at the contemporary Spicers Guesthouse, set within 16 hectares of gardens overlooking rolling vineyards and mountains. This homely retreat is set in the heart of the Hunter Valley with its centrepiece being the beautiful Eremo Restaurant, led by multi award-winning Executive Chef Cameron Matthews. Explore local cellar doors, enjoy exceptional seasonal cuisine and of course, plenty of world-class wine.
Days 5-7 Hunter Valley to Sydney
Today drop off your car in Kings Cross, Sydney, and check in to your base for the next three nights, the recently converted Spicers Potts Point. Located in its vibrant inner city namesake just 15 minutes walk from the CBD, the property exudes a fresh and contemporary feel, with each beautiful room set within an 1880s heritage-listed building. Enjoy boutique service including canapés with fellow in-house guests.
Days 8-9 Sydney to Maleny
Fly to Brisbane this morning, pick up your car and head inland to Maleny in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Spicers Tamarind Retreat is an Asian-influenced tranquil oasis set close to the rainforest and if you can tear yourself away from your large villa, master your skills at the retreat’s famed cooking school, cycle to nearby Gardners Falls for a picnic and savour fusion cuisine at the award-winning Tamarind restaurant.
Days 10-11 Maleny to the Scenic Rim
To cap off your holiday, continue south to the Scenic Rim and magnificent Spicers Peak Lodge a Luxury Lodge of Australia. This unmissable property boasts an unparalleled mountaintop position enveloped by verdant national park. Explore picturesque walking trails, relax in the decadent spa and indulge your taste buds with a gastronomic experience at the world-class Peak restaurant, paired with incredible wines.
Day 12 Scenic Rim to Brisbane
Return to Brisbane airport for your onward flight.
Departs:Thu, Fri or Sat, due to Spicers Sangoma Retreat being closed on Tues & Wed, whilst Spicers Peak Lodge is closed on Mon & Tue.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 10 days Intermediate Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 10% discount (book by 31 Mar 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
- 11 nights 5 accommodation
- 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 4 dinners
- Wine, beer & selected beverages at Spicers Sangoma Retreat & Spicers Peak Lodge
- International flights
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As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Sydney currently cost from £744 in Economy, £1,562 in Premium Economy and £2,814 in Business Class
Your Trailfinders travel consultant will be able to find the best flights to suit you and your choice of tour. Please call for our latest offers.
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