Off-grid escape an immersive luxury experience

Designed by Adelaide-based architecture, interior design and landscape practice DAS Studio, the custom black suites are fabricated off-site and positioned by crane to minimize environmental impact. Photo: Harry Vick REGISTRATION While many travelers have heard of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, Inman Valley is on few people’s radars. Even the locals scratch their heads when we … Read more

A century-old pub turned stellar country hotel

Built in 1909, the Art Nouveau pub closed in 2007 and lay derelict for years before a meticulous two-and-a-half-year restoration revived it as a 15-room hotel and restaurant. REGISTRATION The gold rush town of Ballarat in central Victoria – site of the famous Eureka Rebellion – wears its history with pride. It is home to … Read more

The international brand’s first Australian hotel is an art deco delight

The Kimpton Margot is housed in the former headquarters of the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board in Sydney’s CBD. Photo: REGISTRATION Housed in the former headquarters of the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board, the Kimpton Margot replaced the Primus Hotel in the building after Pro-invest Group acquired the property in early … Read more

The 80s icon gets a makeover

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort reopens after $6 million renovation Advertising close REGISTRATION The Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort has undergone various transformations since its launch, to much fanfare in the late 1980s, with the help of superstars Whitney Houston and Frank Sinatra. Sanctuary Cove is on the northern Gold Coast, above Surfers Paradise. The gated community … Read more