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Relax escape articles

  • 3-night Byron Bay Hinterland luxury escape for a group of friends

    We’ve put together an easy escape for a group of 6 friends in the gorgeous Byron Bay Hinterland. Think of it as your own private luxury hotel with all meals and activities taken care of. All you need to do is turn up. You’ll have exclusive use of your own private luxury accommodation in acres […]

  • Marramarra Lodge – a new luxury retreat on the Hawkesbury

    Marramarra Lodge is a brand new luxury retreat on the Hawkesbury. Only accessible by boat or seaplane, yet so close to Sydney, this new luxury accommodation will be a hit with both domestic and international travellers looking for a quick and easy escape from the city – just one hour from the Sydney Harbour Bridge […]

  • Whitehaven to Wineglass Bay

    Travel the Australian East Coast, cherry-pick the absolute best. Experience a uniquely Australian luxury holiday at Hamilton Island’s award-winning qualia resort, the Henry Jones Art Hotel in Hobart and concluding at the upscale Saffire resort on Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula. Enjoy the contrast between the north’s humid subtropical climate and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef […]

  • Mindfulness Luxe Escapes in Noosa

    Nature is such a powerful healer as well as a beautiful reminder of how we can live in more presence. Below are unique opportunities to allow you to experience Noosa’s nature with your own private mindfulness experiences with one of our favourite guides Kelly Carthy. Morning Retreat Included is a tailored movement session incorporating yoga, […]

  • Tanja Lagoon Camp – Connect with nature

    Tanja Lagoon Camp is one of those beautiful conservation stories that you dream of creating in retirement. Once a dairy farm with nothing but grass and cows, this gorgeous property has been converted by labour of love into a peaceful wilderness camp with tall trees and abundant wildlife. A chilled out mob of Eastern Grey […]

  • Polperro Villas at Red Hill – A boutique luxury accommodation on the Mornington Peninsula

    If you’re after a peaceful weekend getaway from Melbourne then look no further than Polperro Villas at Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula.  Only 90 minutes from the city, it is simply the perfect place for romance and relaxation. Just four luxurious villas are privately located on 25 acres of working vineyards in the heart of the […]

  • Lake House – Luxury Lodges of Australia

    Award-winning Lake House in Daylesford just 90 minutes from Melbourne is as famous for its fine dining as it is for its boutique accommodation. Set within picturesque spa country, this family-run Luxury Lodge of Australia is a foodie’s delight and offers one of the best cellars in the country. Larissa Wolf-Tasker fills us in about this magical property. […]

  • Pretty Beach House

    Oooo so Pretty! It is such a joy to experience properties that make you go ‘WOW!’… and Pretty Beach House is one of them. The Alquemie team recently visited Pretty Beach House, a 90 minute drive north of Sydney that feels worlds away. This exclusive four room luxury lodge represents so much of what we […]

  • Cape Lodge – Margaret River

    Cape Lodge – Reviewed As we turned into Cape Lodge, my travelling friend and I both felt a sense of calm, of tranquillity.  There are rows of grape vines in the distance, some grand old trees in the gardens and a scattering of elegant buildings that sit comfortably in the lovely, relaxed grounds – nothing […]

  • Lizard Island

    Lizard Island is back! We are very excited to have Lizard Island, one of our favourite tropical islands on the Great Barrier Reef is back after a full refurbishment. We absolutely love this resort as it boasts some of the most impressive coastal scenery, located right on the reef, and paired with quintessentially laid back Australian luxury […]