Hotels in Australia

Deep in the South Australian outback, just over four hours from Adelaide, Arkaba Station—a 19th-century sheep ranch turned luxury lodge—feels remote enough for most.

The east coast of Tasmania has been a well-kept Aussie secret for some time—and for good reason. Thanks to sheltering hills and warm offshore currents, it’s the antipodean alternative to the Mediterranean, with one of the country’s best year-round climates.

This small, five-star hotel set among vineyards in Australia’s Hunter Valley has 10 individually decorated lodge rooms emanating from a central, colonnaded courtyard and furnished with antiques, stained glass windows, tapestries, and recycled old timbers, as well as a separate dressing room and d

An alpine wilderness retreat, Voyages Cradle Mountain Lodge has 86 timber cabins surrounded by ancient pines and crystalline lakes at the edge of one of the few remaining rain forests in the world. The spa specializes in holistic natural treatments, such as fennel-and–birch bark peels.

A 22-room retreat on a secluded vineyard surrounded by forest.

Bordering the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island has long been a popular vacation spot. And now Qualia, a 60-bungalow retreat on the secluded northern shore, is helping redefine Aussie luxury.

Located on Hyams Beach, home to the whitest sand in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, this colorful collection of seven former fishing cottages now hosts guests in 1920’s style with pastel walls, brass beds, electric fireplace, and double French doors leading to a verandah that

Well-rounded 20-story hotel with Art Deco-style interiors and a top-notch spa, next to the Fitzroy Gardens downtown.

The 89 suites and studios are accented in earthy, sunburned tones and many have private balconies or patios overlooking the property's two golf courses.

The 160-year-old Georgian mansion has five simple, light-filled guest rooms.