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itinerary with our concierge
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.
*Total price provided for information only, based on accommodation for two people in a double room for the number of nights per property as indicated on this page, exclusive of recommended activities, properties that cannot be reserved online and restaurants.
Restaurant in town. Consistently cited as one of the greatest chefs of his time, Tetsuya has created a world renowned restaurant. In contrast to its bustling central location in Sydney, Chef Tetsuya Wakuda’s serene Japanese inspired building with exquisite gardens works in harmony with the perfectly balanced dishes. The degustation menu may feature a delicate Sashimi of Kingfish with Black Bean and Orange to an exquisite Chocolate Mousse Cake shimmering under a Chocolate Miroir. Tetsuya is inspired by flavours of Japan with classical French techniques and a bounty of extraordinary Australian produce and his signature dish is a Confit of Ocean Trout with Celery, Witlof and Unpasteurised Ocean Trout Roe. ... Learn moreless
Restaurant in town. Between the port and the business district of Sydney, Eleven Bridge, occupies the first floor of a magnificent sandstone building. With an emphasis on this country’s finest and most sustainable produce, chef Phil Wood’s seasonally inspired a la carte menu offers a diverse selection of modern Australian dishes, interspersed with celebrated classics from Rockpool’s rich culinary history. In the kitchen, the skill of the chefs is paramount as they highlight the nature of individual ingredients and traditional cooking methods: a roasted lobster; a whole partridge steamed in bread; native abalone pan fried and doused in brown butter and herbs at the table. ... Learn moreless
Like the Louvre Pyramid in Paris or the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Sydney Opera House is an icon of 20th century architecture. Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon with tiled sails that majestically overlook the harbour, Sydney Opera House is a leading attraction that is remarkable from any angle: whether from across the bay or from a bar on the water's edge or indeed from inside the Concert Hall at an unforgettable concert ...
Bondi Beach is so much more than just a surf beach: Enjoying close proximity to the city centre, Australia’s most famous beach is the home of Australian surf-lifesaving and numerous events and festivals take place here throughout the year. As well as the beach and the surf, the main streets have a wealth of ever more cool and designer shops and restaurants – something for everyone. This is the Australian lifestyle ...
Ask any surfer round here where surfing was invented and they will tell you: it was here along this 20km stretch of sand! Manly, Palm Beach - each has its fans and legends. Collaroy, Freshwater, Mona Vale, Newport, Avalon and Whale Beach to name a few. Fun, glamorous, relaxing and sporty. They all witness the perpetual rolling of the regular and powerful waves ...
The far Northern Beaches is an iconic part of Sydney, located just over an hour’s drive from the center of Sydney, Palm Beach is home to the city’s most northerly stretch of sand. Sweeping south from Barrenjoey Head, the beach’s golden sands and sparkling blue waters are ideal for relaxing, strolling, swimming and surfing. Both Whale and Palm Beach boast great surfing conditions, while the southern end of the beaches both offer a protected environment for swimming, including salt water ocean swimming pools. Enjoy boating, sailing, kayaking on beautiful Pittwater.
Play a round of golf on the picturesque Palm Beach Golf course or enjoy a scenic trail walk to the iconic Barrenjoey Lighthouse and enjoy breathtaking views across neighbouring suburbs and out to sea. Whilst in Palm Beach we recommend a visit to local art gallery Libby Watkins followed by shopping at the local fashion and homewares stores.
Hotel and restaurant in the country. A great circle of steel sculpted by local artist Greg Johns is a focal point at the entrance to the hotel and restaurant. Behind it, a collection of contemporary limestone buildings merges into the countryside. The Louise, atop a gentle hill in the middle of Syrah vineyards, has all the charm of a boutique hotel with elegantly designed suites nestled in the heart of the Barossa wine valley. You can admire the sun set over vineyards, enjoy a delightful outdoor shower, meet the wildlife at ‘breakfast with the kangaroos’ and in between these peaceful activities, taste world-class wines which go beautifully with the highly renowned cuisine at Appellation, the hotel’s restaurant. ... Learn moreless
Restaurant in a vineyard. A dirt track wends its way through the heart of the vineyard to the old farm outbuildings. The restaurant occupies elegantly restored stables overlooking the wine cellar. The roof and solid stone walls have been preserved and offer an authentic backdrop to Chef Lachlan Colwill’s cuisine. He was brought up in Barossa Valley, but then travelled the world over before returning to his native land to serve modern Australian cuisine, based on local ingredients designed to match the estate wines: freshly-picked salad accompanied by red tuna and chicken livers, squid with a rustic blend of leeks, linseed and sorrel. ... Learn moreless
Famous for their shiraz and riesling (the predominant white wine here), the Barossa vineyards stretch out along a narrow valley north of Adelaide. In the mid-19th century, colonists from Prussia and Silesia settled here and planted the vine cuttings they had brought along in their luggage! With 600
80 vineyards and 80 60 wine cellars to visit, today Barossa is recognised as one of Australia's richest wine-growing regions.
Identified by its distinctive palm trees, the 10 kilometres of Seppeltsfield Road boasts wineries and vineyards, restaurants and arts and crafts. Seppeltsfield’s iconic wine estate is famed for the Centennial Collection - an irreplaceable and unbroken lineage of Tawny of every vintage from 1878 to current year. Experience your own birth year vintage Tawny, directly from the barrel.
Is a contemporary artists craft & design studio, gallery and shop. Housed in an historic 1850s stables building within the Seppeltsfield estate, Jam Factory combines stunning displays and visual galleries, with working leather and cutler artisans, whom guests can interact with whilst they apply their skills.
Adelaide is synonymous with elegance and the arts. The architectural heritage and the many museums and art galleries in the city stand out somewhat in a country where nature is king. Located adjacent to the South Australia Museum which exhibits wonderful pieces of Aboriginal art, the Art Gallery of South Australia provides a complete overview of Australian artists (painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts etc.) from the country's birth right up to the present day.