Hotels in Western Australia
Refined comfort has arrived in the outback. El Questro Homestead is a soothing six-room refuge in million-acre El Questro Wilderness Park, set amid vast manicured lawns and leafy gardens.
The maximum number of visitors permitted to this World Heritage–listed island, two hours from Sydney, is 400, ensuring that you’ll always have a beach to yourself.
The property is made up of twin penthouses with huge terraces, iPod docks, gas fireplaces, and kitchens stocked with Calphalon pots, Riedel glasses, even an array of local wines, including the delicate Vasse Felix Chardonnay.
The resort has 25 beachside villas and 30 tents powered with solar panels and furnished with bamboo floors and private verandas. Not far from your bed, the empty beach extends for almost eight miles, and from October to January native sea turtles nest in nearby dunes.
The hotel is set in the former governor’s mansion overlooking Thomson Bay.
Moondance Lodge is an outpost of civilized style in the southwestern Margaret River wine region, a gum tree–flecked area where vintners bottle superior Shiraz.
Recently updated hotel in a gateway town to the East Kimberley outback.
Tent cabins, en-suite baths, and an open air dining room. Closed during the wet season.