Questions? Feedback? powered by Olark live chat software

Winter wonders: 5 cosy Aussie B&Bs that must be experienced


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.


Brianna Piazza is an Australian television reporter and part-time travel blogger. Originally from Melbourne, she's currently living in Cairns where she works for WIN News and spends her weekends exploring the outdoors Far North Queensland.

car Rental from AVIS car Rental from Budget car Rental from Europcar car Rental from Hertz car Rental from Thrifty car Rental from Redspot car Rental from Firefly car Rental from Keddy By Europcar car Rental from Dollar car Rental from Enterprise