Discover the unrivalled beauty of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park as you immerse yourself in the natural splendour of Australian bushland. Whether you’re looking for a couples retreat at a luxury resort or a family vacation in a charming holiday home, you’re bound to find something you’ll love in our roundup of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains.
Discover the sheer splendour of Australian bushland when you stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, a world class luxury resort in the Greater Blue Mountains. Evolutionary enthusiasts will walk amongst the same natural beauty that captivated Charles Darwin in the 1800s, and the homestead where Darwin stayed is now a museum. Catering to curious souls, embark on a guided reserve hike taking you deep into the vibrant nooks and crannies of the lush Wolgan Valley landscape.
Relax in your charming, freestanding villa featuring spacious living areas to share with your loved ones, along with cosy fireplaces, private pools and picturesque verandas designed to immerse you in the atmospheric Blue Mountains surroundings. Enjoy a fully inclusive experience with gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner included in your stay.
- Prices for Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$1311++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Deep within the natural serenity of the Blue Mountains, Spicers Sangoma Retreat is a place where you’ll discover complete rejuvenation and true reconnection. Immersed in the natural bush land of the Blue Mountains, this all-inclusive retreat delivers a peaceful and intimate escape. All gourmet meals and beverages are included as well as the premium mini-bar replenished daily.
For an amplified luxury experience, it’s impossible to look past the The Chief Suite, spanning two levels of pure opulence featuring an upstairs bedroom with panoramic views. On a clear day you can see the Sydney city skyline 80 kilometres away. Downstairs is a spacious lounge, a dining area and kitchenette as well as a private deck where your secluded plunge pool awaits.
- Prices for Spicers Sangoma Retreat, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$910++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
On the cusp of the dramatic Jamison Valley sits Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains, the premier luxury accommodation in Leura, one of the most charming upper-mountains villages in Australia. Stay in one of 224 charming boutique style guest rooms and suites each with individual character and featuring either panoramic views of the Jamison Valley or the manicured gardens and grounds.
Start your day with an invigorating group yoga session as you energise your mind, body and soul while taking in the spectacular views that surround. Indulge in a unique culinary experience with an enviable selection of stunning on-site restaurants designed to meet any mood or occasion. At Fairmont, the food philosophy is centred on providing simplistic, warm and comforting food with fresh and authentic flavours.
- Prices for Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains – MGallery, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$110++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa is a renowned haven for relaxation in one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations, picturesque Jamison Valleys. For a heightened luxury experience, escape to a charming and elegantly designed Resort View King Studio, designed to reflect the peaceful, laid back atmosphere of its idyllic Blue Mountains setting. This cosy studio features a king sized bed, floor to ceiling windows with views of the outdoor pool and resort grounds, gas fireplace, ensuite bathroom with separate shower & spa bath.
Unwind and be pampered at the Lilianfels Day Spa, burn some energy on the tennis court or one of the two heated pools, and enjoy renowned local wines and produce at their fine dining multi-award winning Darley’s Restaurant. With its magnificent décor, Darley’s Restaurant sparkles with newly revived old world charm accentuated by a spectacular setting and unrivalled cuisine.
- Prices for Lilianfels Blue Mountain Resort & Spa, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$124++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Parklands Country Garden and Lodges is a secluded retreat within 28 acres of manicured grounds, reminiscent of a European great estate, with the picturesque Grose Valley and Govetts Leap lookout, abundant wildlife and scenic attractions right at your doorstep. The ideal accommodation for a short escape with a loved one, their Loft Rooms are located on the top floor of each garden cottage and have a private entrance and staircase which lead up to an open plan style room with raked ceilings and views overlooking the gardens.
The Day Spa at Parklands Country Garden and Lodges is a refreshing sanctuary and haven for relaxation surrounded by the picturesque World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. You can expect friendly, professional service by their team of dedicated and highly qualified therapists using the finest skin care products, all committed to your relaxation.
- Prices for Parklands Country Gardens & Lodges, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$115++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Escape the outside world and enjoy total seclusion at the luxury boutique hotel Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant. Just 90 minutes’ drive from Sydney CBD, Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant is perched at the very edge of the Jamison Valley at Echo Point in the Blue Mountains. This unique location offers stunning and uninterrupted panoramas of the National Park from every room, providing every guest with ever-changing but always dramatic and breathtaking views.
Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a weekend with the girls or your mates, or a fun-filled family holiday, this intiamte hotel offers something for everyone. Unwind and be pampered at the onsite Echoes Day Spa or enjoy renowned local wines and produce at the fine dining restaurant and bar overlooking the picturesque Jamison Valley.
- Prices for Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$136++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Spread out over 6000 acres, Turon Gates is an authentic bush hideaway, tranquil and unspoilt around 2.5 hours from Sydney. Located in the Blue Mountains close to the town of Katoomba, Turon Gates offers private rustic self-catering log cabins, glamping tents and campsites situated along 15km of crystal clear trout stream and cottages with sensational mountain views.
Wake up to the peaceful sounds of the bush, the chatter of the birds and the animals that come to the river for a drink, from kangaroos and wombats to echidnas and possums. Your best can even come along for the trip, since pets are welcome at Turon Gates. Discover the beauty of the Blue Mountains region on horseback as Turon’s expert team of guides lead you on a trail through dense bushland, across rivers and deep into the valley. With lots of activities and unique places to visit nearby, there is much to do, or nothing to do – the choice is yours when you stay at Turon Gates!
- Prices for Turon Gates, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$107++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
Narrow Neck Views has everything you need in a Blue Mountains getaway. This spacious and private 4 bedroom holiday home is set on over 2,000 sqm of land, surrounded by native trees and bird life, with expansive views of the Blue Mountains National Park and the Megalong Valley. You’ll feel miles away from just about anywhere else in the world, when in actuality you’re just a short drive from Katoomba and Leura shops, cafes, galleries, restaurants and world class bush walks.
This home was designed with families in mind, and offers a great option for your family vacation. The second floor features an open plan kitchen and living area that draws you to the large balcony and its striking view, with three of the bedrooms on this floor. You’ll find the master downstairs with picture perfect garden views, as well as the rumpus room which is perfect for kids.
- Prices for Narrow Neck Views, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$239++ per night for entire 4 bedroom house. Click for the best available prices.
Illalangi is a luxurious boutique cottage boasting the beautiful combination of original charm and modern convenience. This classic weatherboard from the turn of the century, once the home of Blackheath’s earliest baker and grocer, has been elegantly renovated to capture the quaint and cozy character of a bygone era while at the same time providing all the modern comforts you could wish for. Perfect for your family trip, there’s more than enough space for 6 guests, with two luxurious queen sized rooms, and a third bedroom with cozy single bunk beds.
This beautiful mountain retreat offers countless luxuries such as a gourmet country style eat-in kitchen, aged Italian leather lounge, large TV, clawfoot bath, separate sun-splashed sitting room, peaceful mountain garden with leafy outlook, and a slow combustion heater for the real mountain cabin atmosphere. Enjoy the quietness, relaxing with a good book in the sitting room, or cook up a feast in the gourmet kitchen. The choice is yours.
- Prices for Illalangi Boutique Cottage, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$120++ per night for entire 3 bedroom cottage. Click for the best available prices.
Bubbletent is an Australian first, an innovative concept allowing you and your other half to experience something truly unique, sleeping under the stars in a clear and inflatable bubbletent surrounded overlooking the second largest canyon in the world. Bubble tent Australia is an off-grid pop-up glamping tent situated on a secluded part of a 1000+ acre working farm some 200km NW from Sydney.
With three tents on offer, you can’t go wrong, but if you’re looking for climate controlled perfection you can’t look past the Virgo bubble. With this additional feature, you can make it whatever season you want at the touch of a button whilst you relax in your plush bed, or perhaps take a dip in your wood-fired hot tub as you watch the sun set and the night sky slowly come alive with the twinkling of stars.
- Prices for Bubbletent Australia, one of the best accommodation in the Blue Mountains, start at US$357++ per night for 2 adults. Click for the best available prices.
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