A View with a Room: Australian Luxury Lodges

Jan 09, 2019

From chic beachside villa, Pretty Beach House through a luxury stay at Longitude 131 in the Aboriginal heartland and then to Outback-escape Bamurru Plains, Mark Jones, for Cathay Pacific Magazine, explores the Australian landscape, one luxury lodge at a time. 

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More updates from Bamurru Plains, Pretty Beach House, Longitude 131°

Mar 14, 2019 | Baillie Lodges has announced a series of artists-in-residence visits planned for 2019 More »

Mar 14, 2019 | Baillie Lodges has announced a series of artists-in-residence visits planned for 2019 More »

Mar 14, 2019 | Baillie Lodges has announced a series of artists-in-residence visits planned for 2019 More »

Apr 02, 2019 | A special offer for the whole family at Bamurru Plains this spring More »

Apr 02, 2019 | A special offer for the whole family at Bamurru Plains this spring More »

Apr 02, 2019 | A special offer for the whole family at Bamurru Plains this spring More »

Jul 19, 2019 | Treat yourself to a last minute escape to Bamurru Plains and El Questro Homestead More »

Jul 19, 2019 | Treat yourself to a last minute escape to Bamurru Plains and El Questro Homestead More »

Jul 19, 2019 | Treat yourself to a last minute escape to Bamurru Plains and El Questro Homestead More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Guests of Pretty Beach House embark on a journey of discovery about the rare, locally grown Australian Akoya Pearl. More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Guests of Pretty Beach House embark on a journey of discovery about the rare, locally … More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Guests of Pretty Beach House embark on a journey of discovery about the rare, locally grown Australian Akoya Pearl. More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Mark Godbeer takes the reins as new Head Chef at Longitude 131° More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Mark Godbeer takes the reins as new Head Chef at Longitude 131° More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Mark Godbeer takes the reins as new Head Chef at Longitude 131° More »

Jan 05, 2018 | Guests at Longitude 131° have the opportunity to walk the field of light as part of their stay. More »

Jan 05, 2018 | Guests at Longitude 131° have the opportunity to walk the field of light as part of … More »

Jan 05, 2018 | Guests at Longitude 131° have the opportunity to walk the field of light as part of their stay. More »

Jul 20, 2015 | Helen Davidson does 48hrs Luxury Safari The Australian Way at Bamurru Plains More »

Jul 20, 2015 | Helen Davidson does 48hrs Luxury Safari The Australian Way at Bamurru Plains More »

Jul 20, 2015 | Helen Davidson does 48hrs Luxury Safari The Australian Way at Bamurru Plains More »

Nov 01, 2015 | Bamurru Plains is No 6! 95 Surprising Experiences Around Oz c/- Qantas Travel Insider. More »

Nov 01, 2015 | Bamurru Plains is No 6! 95 Surprising Experiences Around Oz c/- Qantas Travel Insider. More »

Nov 01, 2015 | Bamurru Plains is No 6! 95 Surprising Experiences Around Oz c/- Qantas Travel Insider. More »

Sep 11, 2019 | Dining beneath the stars at Longitude 131° More »

Sep 11, 2019 | Dining beneath the stars at Longitude 131° More »

Sep 11, 2019 | Dining beneath the stars at Longitude 131° More »

Dec 04, 2018 | Ben and Louise Lanyon return to Baillie Lodges to head up operations at Longitude 131°. More »

Dec 04, 2018 | Ben and Louise Lanyon return to Baillie Lodges to head up operations at Longitude 131°. More »

Dec 04, 2018 | Ben and Louise Lanyon return to Baillie Lodges to head up operations at Longitude 131°. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Aug 13, 2018 | Lydia Bell, The Telegraph UK, adventures in the Northern Territory and provides a fresh perspective on Australia. More »

Aug 13, 2018 | Lydia Bell, The Telegraph UK, adventures in the Northern Territory and provides a fresh perspective … More »

Aug 13, 2018 | Lydia Bell, The Telegraph UK, adventures in the Northern Territory and provides a fresh perspective on Australia. More »

May 23, 2016 | Australian Traveller includes Bamurru Plains in their Top 10 Unique Places To Lay Your Head More »

May 23, 2016 | Australian Traveller includes Bamurru Plains in their Top 10 Unique Places To Lay Your Head More »

May 23, 2016 | Australian Traveller includes Bamurru Plains in their Top 10 Unique Places To Lay Your Head More »

Aug 13, 2019 | Embark on an Australian coastal and mountain experience - combine a stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and Pretty Beach House … More »

Aug 13, 2019 | Embark on an Australian coastal and mountain experience - combine a stay at Emirates One&Only … More »

Aug 13, 2019 | Embark on an Australian coastal and mountain experience - combine a stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and Pretty Beach House for a quintessential Australian experience.   More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jan 07, 2019 | Exploring the heart of Australia from Longitude 131 More »

Jan 07, 2019 | Exploring the heart of Australia from Longitude 131 More »

Jan 07, 2019 | Exploring the heart of Australia from Longitude 131 More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

Jul 17, 2019 | R.Gowri for the New Straits Times lists six life-enriching experiential stays that are uniquely Australian More »

Jul 17, 2019 | R.Gowri for the New Straits Times lists six life-enriching experiential stays that are uniquely Australian More »

Jul 17, 2019 | R.Gowri for the New Straits Times lists six life-enriching experiential stays that are uniquely Australian More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Jan 30, 2019 | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has selected six of the best Australian luxury escapes for 2019 More »

Jan 30, 2019 | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has selected six of the best Australian luxury escapes for 2019 More »

Jan 30, 2019 | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has selected six of the best Australian luxury escapes for 2019 More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

May 09, 2017 | Wild Bush Luxury announce Kakadu National Park day tour... More »

May 09, 2017 | Wild Bush Luxury announce Kakadu National Park day tour... More »

May 09, 2017 | Wild Bush Luxury announce Kakadu National Park day tour... More »

Dec 22, 2017 | Checking in to Pretty Beach House truly feels like checking into paradise... More »

Dec 22, 2017 | Checking in to Pretty Beach House truly feels like checking into paradise... More »

Dec 22, 2017 | Checking in to Pretty Beach House truly feels like checking into paradise... More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Feb 28, 2019 | delicious serves up 14 reasons to add Pretty Beach House to your travel to do list More »

Feb 28, 2019 | delicious serves up 14 reasons to add Pretty Beach House to your travel to do … More »

Feb 28, 2019 | delicious serves up 14 reasons to add Pretty Beach House to your travel to do list More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists sees its other side... More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists … More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists sees its other side... More »

Jun 28, 2016 | 'Bamurru Plains is an Australian version of the luxe African safari'. Sarah-Jane Tasker, The Australian. More »

Jun 28, 2016 | 'Bamurru Plains is an Australian version of the luxe African safari'. Sarah-Jane Tasker, The Australian. More »

Jun 28, 2016 | 'Bamurru Plains is an Australian version of the luxe African safari'. Sarah-Jane Tasker, The Australian. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Susan Kurosawa from The Weekend Australian discovers that Pretty Beach House does live up to its name... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Susan Kurosawa from The Weekend Australian discovers that Pretty Beach House does live up to … More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Susan Kurosawa from The Weekend Australian discovers that Pretty Beach House does live up to its name... More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp of their luxury desert camp, … More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp … More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp of their luxury desert camp, Longitude 131, proves. More »

Sep 27, 2016 | ...until now the best kept secret in Australia's range of intimate, luxury hideaways. More »

Sep 27, 2016 | ...until now the best kept secret in Australia's range of intimate, luxury hideaways. More »

Sep 27, 2016 | ...until now the best kept secret in Australia's range of intimate, luxury hideaways. More »

Oct 05, 2018 | Caroline Beasley, the South China Morning Post, experiences an exhilarating wetlands safari from Bamurru Plains. More »

Oct 05, 2018 | Caroline Beasley, the South China Morning Post, experiences an exhilarating wetlands safari from Bamurru Plains. More »

Oct 05, 2018 | Caroline Beasley, the South China Morning Post, experiences an exhilarating wetlands safari from Bamurru Plains. More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Longitude 131° and the indigenous arts community at Ernabella More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Longitude 131° and the indigenous arts community at Ernabella More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Longitude 131° and the indigenous arts community at Ernabella More »

Nov 22, 2018 | Next level "glamping" across Australia, from Australian Traveller More »

Nov 22, 2018 | Next level "glamping" across Australia, from Australian Traveller More »

Nov 22, 2018 | Next level "glamping" across Australia, from Australian Traveller More »

Jun 05, 2019 | A serene escape to Pretty Beach House with A Hotel Life. More »

Jun 05, 2019 | A serene escape to Pretty Beach House with A Hotel Life. More »

Jun 05, 2019 | A serene escape to Pretty Beach House with A Hotel Life. More »

Jul 03, 2018 | From opulent tents to designer treehouses, these are some of the most exceptional luxury lodges in Australia. More »

Jul 03, 2018 | From opulent tents to designer treehouses, these are some of the most exceptional luxury lodges … More »

Jul 03, 2018 | From opulent tents to designer treehouses, these are some of the most exceptional luxury lodges in Australia. More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

Jun 24, 2019 | A Wild Bush Luxury adventure at Bamurru Plains in the Top End with The Australian. More »

Jun 24, 2019 | A Wild Bush Luxury adventure at Bamurru Plains in the Top End with The Australian. More »

Jun 24, 2019 | A Wild Bush Luxury adventure at Bamurru Plains in the Top End with The Australian. More »

Aug 27, 2019 | Katie Nanton, for NUVO magazine, enjoys an intimate wildlife experience at Bamurru Plains More »

Aug 27, 2019 | Katie Nanton, for NUVO magazine, enjoys an intimate wildlife experience at Bamurru Plains More »

Aug 27, 2019 | Katie Nanton, for NUVO magazine, enjoys an intimate wildlife experience at Bamurru Plains More »

Feb 11, 2018 | Surrounded by national parks and calm waters Pretty Beach House is the essence of laid back luxury - Jenn Hiller. More »

Feb 11, 2018 | Surrounded by national parks and calm waters Pretty Beach House is the essence of laid … More »

Feb 11, 2018 | Surrounded by national parks and calm waters Pretty Beach House is the essence of laid back luxury - Jenn Hiller. More »

Feb 02, 2018 | Vogue Living has teamed up with photographer Felix Forest to capture the reinvention of Australian outback icon Longitude 131. More »

Feb 02, 2018 | Vogue Living has teamed up with photographer Felix Forest to capture the reinvention of Australian outback … More »

Feb 02, 2018 | Vogue Living has teamed up with photographer Felix Forest to capture the reinvention of Australian outback icon Longitude 131. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Mar 02, 2018 | A travel photographer shares the hotels you need to visit in 2018. More »

Mar 02, 2018 | A travel photographer shares the hotels you need to visit in 2018. More »

Mar 02, 2018 | A travel photographer shares the hotels you need to visit in 2018. More »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to stay in Australia. More »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to … More »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to stay in Australia. More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The Evening Standard experiences Pretty Beach House, a "cosy all-inclusive for all seasons". More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The Evening Standard experiences Pretty Beach House, a "cosy all-inclusive for all seasons". More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The Evening Standard experiences Pretty Beach House, a "cosy all-inclusive for all seasons". More »

Mar 02, 2018 | MATCHESFASHION.COM Woman explores "luxury resorts on the road less travelled" including the impossibly stylish Longitude 131. More »

Mar 02, 2018 | MATCHESFASHION.COM Woman explores "luxury resorts on the road less travelled" including the impossibly stylish Longitude 131. More »

Mar 02, 2018 | MATCHESFASHION.COM Woman explores "luxury resorts on the road less travelled" including the impossibly stylish Longitude 131. More »

Mar 06, 2018 | SIR the label chose Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta as the backdrop for its new campaign, and gave back to the territory in return. More »

Mar 06, 2018 | SIR the label chose Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta as the backdrop for its new campaign, and gave back … More »

Mar 06, 2018 | SIR the label chose Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta as the backdrop for its new campaign, and gave back to the territory in return. More »

Jul 15, 2019 | The best places to enjoy some "winter ambience" More »

Jul 15, 2019 | The best places to enjoy some "winter ambience" More »

Jul 15, 2019 | The best places to enjoy some "winter ambience" More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to Uluru.  More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to … More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to Uluru.  More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star retreat... More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star … More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star retreat... More »

Dec 23, 2017 | Best of all I loved sitting on my terrace at sunset, the sky a changing palette of orange, red and … More »

Dec 23, 2017 | Best of all I loved sitting on my terrace at sunset, the sky a changing … More »

Dec 23, 2017 | Best of all I loved sitting on my terrace at sunset, the sky a changing palette of orange, red and golden hues, staring endlessly at the spellbinding rock. More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed almost as a hobby" More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed … More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed almost as a hobby" More »

Dec 24, 2017 | Refreshed with work by Australian designers and Aboriginal artists, Longitude 131° is worthy of the Baillie Lodges brand. More »

Dec 24, 2017 | Refreshed with work by Australian designers and Aboriginal artists, Longitude 131° is worthy of the … More »

Dec 24, 2017 | Refreshed with work by Australian designers and Aboriginal artists, Longitude 131° is worthy of the Baillie Lodges brand. More »

Feb 01, 2018 | An adventure in Australia's wild top end from Bamurru Plains by Laurie Werner of Forbes.  More »

Feb 01, 2018 | An adventure in Australia's wild top end from Bamurru Plains by Laurie Werner of Forbes.  More »

Feb 01, 2018 | An adventure in Australia's wild top end from Bamurru Plains by Laurie Werner of Forbes.  More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South Wales' best hotels... More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South … More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South Wales' best hotels... More »

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