Serenity, Space, Seclusion, Silence Privacy, Romance, Nature, Comfort
Daylesford and Hepburn Springs' most relaxing 4 Star romantic and very separate self contained villa accommodation, Blue Cliffs Retreat is a true escape and retreat to peace, quiet, privacy and intimacy.
Set on 25 acres of native bush with its own lake, Blue Cliffs Retreat offers the quiet seclusion of being surrounded by natural forests while only 5 minutes’ drive from the restaurants, spa resort, galleries and boutique shops in Hepburn Springs and Daylesford.
All villas enjoy beautiful bush views from every window, have their own spa baths, fireplaces and three have double saunas. Each room has exquisite beds with cushion layers for superb comfort and dressed in all white cotton linen with romantic canopies.
Inspired by the Day Beds of Bali, the romance of Out of Africa and the cool soft charm of the plantation home, Blue Cliffs Retreat consists of 4 beautifully designed and luxuriously self-contained accommodation options. Experience the unique sense of space both inside and out, where guests are allowed to slow down enough to appreciate the natural surroundings.
Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm
Ten minutes North of Daylesford, Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm is an iconic property nestled among the rolling hills of Shepherds Flat. The 100 acre property was once farmed by Swiss-Italians, who came to Australia in the 1850's looking for new opportunities.
The Convent Gallery is nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, over-looking Daylesford,
The Convent boasts expansive views of the countryside and township below.
A feast for the senses, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art in an historic 19th century mansion.
Make your way through the charming towns dotted around Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges. Celebrate the enriching effects of the natural mineral waters, unwind at spas and wellness retreats, and sample seasonal delights and local varietals at wineries and village restaurants. Round out your trip with a wander through the region's lush parks and gardens, and delve into the vibrant creative scene.
Things to Do
Restore the balance and find a new sense of wellbeing on your journey through the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region. Rest and rejuvenate in spas and natural mineral springs, stroll through historic gardens and quaint villages, and uncover a region brimming with history, art and creativity.
Food and Wine
Follow your appetite, stimulate the senses and reconnect with the land in a region that takes the concept of paddock to plate dining to another level. Sample gourmet dishes created with wonderfully fresh seasonal fare, fill your basket at local farmgates and markets, and celebrate the region's myriad wine offerings at cellar doors, local eateries and hatted restaurants.