If you’ve only got a few days for a well deserved get away, then you want to make the most of them. This means keeping travelling time to an absolute minimum. So if you’re keen to experience all of the delights of South Australia, we’ve created a list of stunning unique and luxury retreats that are no more than 2 hours drive from Adelaide. Check out the following list that has options for all types of occasions.

Luxury Family Holiday

Tanunda House

Tanunda House | Barossa & Clare Valley

Set amongst beautiful surrounds, right in the heart of the picturesque Barossa Valley, Tanunda House is an exclusive, private retreat that is truly idyllic in every way. Accommodating up to five couples in supreme comfort, this stunning luxury holiday home is the ideal country escape for discerning guests seeking a decadent escape.

Rates starting from $2,000 per night.

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Couples Retreat

Barossa Pavilions

Barossa Pavilions | Barossa & Clare Valley

Located on a stunning private hillside, Barossa Pavilions is a stunning luxury retreat with six freestanding self-contained pavilions. Each spacious light-filled chalet is completely secluded creating the perfect setting for your romantic getaway.

Rates starting from $280 per night.

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Boutique Romantic Getaway

Cladich Pavilions South Australia, Australia

Cladich Pavilions | Adelaide Hills

Nestled among tall stringybark eucalypts, Cladich Pavilions offer a tranquil luxury hideaway within the bushland of the Adelaide Hills. Here, the lush vegetation calms the senses and wraps you in serenity, while the abundant birdlife and local fauna keep you company.

Rates starting from $215 per night.

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Luxury Boutique Getaway

Kingsford Homestead

Kingsford Homestead | Barossa & Clare Valley

Originally a 19th Century sheep station, this expansive 225 acre property offers elegance and luxury at its finest, an ideal country retreat for the discerning traveller, wine connoisseur or simply those looking to escape to the countryside for a luxurious romantic weekend getaway.

Rates starting from $3,700 per night (up to 6 guests) for exclusive use.

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Food & Wine Getaway

Thorn Park by The Vines

Thorn Park by the Vines | Barossa & Clare Valley

Situated on 12 acres on the edge of Seven Hill, Thorn Park by the Vines delivers a magnificent dining and luxury accommodation experience. This stunning home is an ideal retreat for a group of friends looking for a unique luxury retreat with fantastic local food & wine.

Rates starting from $390 per night.

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Enchanting Unique Escape

Thorngrove Manor

Thorngrove Manor | Adelaide Hills

Dive into your very own world of enchanted luxury with at stay at Thorngrove Manor, a uniquely designed boutique accommodation that is one of Adelaide’s best kept secrets. Exquisitely crafted, this magical 5 star retreat features five private and imaginatively designed room types, making it the perfect setting for a very memorable honeymoon or a romantic escape for an anniversary or special birthday.

Rates starting from $899 per night.

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Gourmet Getaway

The Louise

The LouiseBarossa & Clare Valley

Situated on a hill surrounded by hundreds of acres of vines, The Louise is a luxurious and contemporary vineyard retreat in the beautiful and renowned Barossa Valley. Boasting magnificent vistas and 15 architecturally stunning suites, this idyllic retreat is perfect for couples or friends who are seeking privacy, great food and amazing wine in one of Australia’s top culinary and wine destinations.

Rates starting from $525 per night.

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Image Credit: Tourism SATC / Photographer: Mike Annese