This month we’ve added a few dozen stunning new luxury accommodation options to the View Retreats collection. From a funky boutique hotel in the heart of Canberra to spectacular holiday homes on the Mornington Peninsula and New Zealand’s Queenstown, these new options are guaranteed to give you the best of the best. We hope you’ll love them all as much as we do!

Hotel Hotel

Hotel HotelCanberra & Surrounds, ACT, Australia

Set in the most central of locations, Hotel Hotel is a uniquely designed boutique hotel that has become a cultural hub for artists, designers and artisans in the heart of Canberra. Offering 68 creative and originally styled bedrooms, this stunning hotel offers unique accommodation for creative individuals who are looking for something out of the ordinary for their city stay.

Rates starting from: AU$305

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Thalia Haven

Thalia HavenEast Coast, Tasmania, Australia

Secluded and wild, Thalia Haven is a rugged yet elegant property that boasts views over Great Oyster Bay. With four bedrooms, copious amounts of space and a coastal location, Thalia Haven is the ideal retreat for families or groups of friends.

Rates starting from: AU$700

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Boyd Baker House

Boyd Baker HouseDaylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Unwind and retreat from city life to Boyd Baker House, a luxury heritage holiday home located only 45 minutes west of Melbourne. Designed by renowned architect Robin Boyd, this modernist three bedroom retreat sets the scene for a perfect family vacation or weekend escape with friends.

Rates starting from: AU$1,500

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WharenuiOtago, South Island, New Zealand

Nestled amongst 11.5 acres of mature private grounds lies Wharenui, a luxurious and spacious residence located 20 minutes outside of Queenstown. Boasting seven bedrooms and plenty of living areas, this fantastic property is the perfect holiday home for up to three families vacationing together or a group of friends.

Rates starting from: NZ$950

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North Shore

North ShoreMornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Perfectly located in Sorrento, just a short 15 minute walk to one of the Mornington Peninsula’s best beaches, North Shore is a holiday home that has positioned itself as the epitome of boutique and luxury coastal living. With a total of four bedrooms and expanses of space, this contemporary retreat is the perfect escape for a modern discerning family or group of friends seeking a private coastal weekend away.

Rates starting from: AU$750

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Copper Beach Lodge

Copper Beach LodgeMornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Come and enjoy a memorable family vacation at Copper Beach Lodge, a sophisticated and luxurious five bedroom villa situated just a stone’s throw away from the popular beach of St Andrews. Perfectly positioned on the hill, Copper Beach Lodge boasts wonderful views from it’s modern and spacious living area that is ideal for large family holidays or groups of friends looking to enjoy a perfect weekend escape.

Rates starting from: AU$700

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Papillon | Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Located in one of the world’s most celebrated alpine resorts, Papillon offers a luxurious and sophisticated retreat with views over some of New Zealand’s most iconic scenery. Boasting three bedrooms and a stylish interior, this highly sought after villa is the perfect escape for discerning travellers seeking a private, luxury alpine vacation.

Rates starting from: NZ$990

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Springs Spa Villa

Springs Spa VillaDaylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Escape to the indulgent retreat that is Springs Spa Villa, a luxurious two bedroom holiday home nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac in Hepburn Springs. Its superb position means it is just a short hop skip and a jump from the town’s myriad of restaurants, cafes and bars, along with Hepburn Springs Bathhouse & Spa, making Springs Spa Villa ideal for a spa weekend with friends and a romantic getaway for two.

Rates starting from: AU$319

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The Gums

The Gums | Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Escape your busy lifestyle and retreat to The Gums, a luxury country hideaway located in the surrounds of the spa town of Daylesford. With five bedrooms and an abundance of living space, this spacious holiday home is ideal for groups of friends or a large family seeking an indulgent country escape.

Rates starting from: AU$667

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Esplanade Villa 3

Esplanade Villa 3 | Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Indulge in the best of luxury living at Esplanade Villa, a sophisticated and elegant holiday home located within an easy walk of Queenstown town centre. Boasting three bedrooms and gorgeous lake and mountain views, this chic two storey townhouse is the ideal holiday escape for a romantic weekend getaway, family get together or a retreat with friends.

Rates starting from: NZ$530

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Spicers Balfour Hotel

Spicers Balfour Hotel | Brisbane & Surrounds, Queensland, Australia

Searching for a hassle free city escape or a romantic retreat for you and your loved one? Look no further than Spicers Balfour Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel situated just a stone’s throw away from the city centre of Brisbane.

Rates starting from: AU$279

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Art House

Art House | Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Enjoy the best of coastal luxury living with a stay at Art House, a luxe five bedroom beach house located in the popular area of Mornington Peninsula. This chic and spacious home is the ideal beach escape for large families or groups of friends travelling together.

Rates starting from: AU$1,500

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Elevated Plains Retreat 3

Elevated Plains Retreat 3Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Retreat to your very own romantic heaven at Elevated Plains Retreat 3, an intimate one bedroom villa located in the beautiful Spa Country region of Victoria. Boasting scenic panoramic views over picturesque countryside towards Hepburn Springs & Daylesford, this stylish villa is perfect for a romantic weekend escapes, an anniversary, a birthday or just to spend some quality time together.

Rates starting from: AU$262

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Jemillar | Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Retreat to the scenic Spa Country town of Daylesford and enjoy your own private hideaway at Jemillar – a two bedroom, self-contained luxury villa. Situated close to the mineral spas of Hepburn Springs and the picturesque Lake Daylesford, this period style home is ideal for one or two couples, or perhaps a group of girls seeking a luxury spa escape.

Rates starting from: AU$289

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Tyrone Beach House

Tyrone BeachfrontMornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Perfectly situated just a mere 100 metres from the pristine sands of the Bay Beaches, Tyrone Beachfront is an idyllic and sophisticated seaside escape in Rye. Featuring 4 spacious bedrooms and stunning outdoor living areas, this luxury holiday home is the perfect beach retreat for families.

Rates starting from: AU$986

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Ravenswood | Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

For those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, look no further than Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – Victoria’s Spa Country. Choose from more than one hundred natural spa treatments guaranteed to leave you totally rejuvenated, or simply enjoy the benefits of immersing yourself in the healing waters of the naturally occurring mineral springs. With our beautiful range of romantic and luxury accommodation, Spa Country is definitely the place to retreat to for your next romantic getaway or weekend away with friends.

Rates starting from: AU$299

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Cliffhanger Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

There aren’t many properties on the Mornington Peninsula that can offer luxury and gorgeous views like Cliffhanger, a deluxe five bedroom beachside residence. Boasting large living spaces and sensational outdoor areas, this beautiful holiday home is perfect for a large family vacation or two smaller families travelling together.

Rates starting from: AU$1,235

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Lakes Edge

Lakes EdgeDaylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Enjoy an absolute lakefront escape with a stay at Lakes Edge, a spacious six bedroom holiday home located on the shores of Lake Daylesford. Lakes Edge is the epitome of luxury for groups and makes a perfect retreat for a group of couples or a large family of adults seeking a country escape.

Rates starting from: AU$419

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French Cottage

French CottageDaylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia

Delight in a relaxing spa break with a stay at French Cottage, a charming French provincial influenced holiday home nestled in the heart of the spa town of Hepburn Springs, close to Daylesford. With two bedrooms and close proximity to Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa, this inviting home is the ideal retreat for couples seeking an indulgent spa weekend hideaway.

Rates starting from: AU$309

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Port Elliot Villa

Port Elliot VillaMclaren Vale & Surrounds, South Australia, Australia

Enjoy the very best of luxury beach side living at Port Elliot Villa, a modern four bedroom holiday rental that offers breath-taking views and a stunning location. Boasting spacious and light filled living areas and floor to ceiling windows with views over the ocean, this idyllic home is perfect for a fun filled family holiday.

Rates starting from: AU$700

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