One of the most enjoyable winter experiences is a stay in a cosy B&B in the countryside. Here are five of Australia’s best B&Bs that you must visit.
Lakeside B&B, New South Wales (pictured)
Nothing says ‘relaxing getaway’ quite like this cosy B&B located on the edge of a stunning lake in the Blue Mountains. This Wentworth Falls property is ideally located for a romantic hideaway, surrounded by lush bushland and tranquil water views. This bed and breakfast is also a bird watchers’ paradise. There are many walking trails nearby, and the Three Sisters lookout is only a short drive away.
Seas the Day, Victoria
This gorgeous bed and breakfast is one of the closest to Phillip Island’s world-famous fairy penguins. This romantic, boutique guesthouse is also located along one of the island’s most stunning stretches of coastal scenery. At certain times of the year, guests can spot whales and other native wildlife in the distance. A stay at Seas the Day will bring you a lovely, peaceful weekend, full of beautiful scenery.
Bed in the Treetops B&B, Tasmania
This luxurious B&B hideaway, constructed using whole Celery Top pine logs, is perched high on 32 hectares of bushland. Two private, luxury spa suites are available. One of its major attractions is that it overlooks the stunning Bay of Fires and Georges Bay. These incredible views will draw you in and make you never want to leave this incredible part of Tasmania’s North East coast.
Whistler Farm B&B, South Australia
Located in the heart of the Barossa Valley wine region, this gorgeous bed and breakfast makes you feel right at home. You’re surrounded by rolling green hills and grand eucalyptus trees as you make your way down Whistler Farm’s magnificent driveway. Relax on the farm, visit nearby wineries, start a cooking class, go for a bike ride or spend time with the horses and other animals that live on the farm. The options for activities in this lovely part of the world are endless.
Bli Bli House B&B, Queensland
Advertised as “one of the Sunshine Coast’s finest experiences”, this luxurious and elegant riverside retreat will make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. The multi award winning bed and breakfast is situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, and replicates the Victorian era. A beautiful house with amazing water views and great weather… you can’t go wrong.