Channel your inner A-lister and escape to Point Lonsdale for a luxurious weekend of indulgence and relaxation. This unassuming coastal township promises charming cafe brunches, a breath of fresh air, salt in your hair, lighthouse strolls and dramatic seascapes. It’s a little bit Byron Bay (only without the Hemsworths). Make it a little fancy by including one of these suggestions to your itinerary.
Stay: Lon Retreat and Spa
Recently recognised by Conde Nast Traveler in its 2019 Hot List, Lon Retreat and Spa is the epitome of contemporary luxury. Set on 200 acres of rural farmland, overlooking the sparkling ocean, Lon Retreat offers 7 well-appointed suites each named after a cloud formation.
Play: Lonsdale Links
Pack your short-sleeved collared shirts and your A-Game and head out to Lonsdale Golf Club for a day on the green. Featuring an 18-hole sand-belt course with views over Lake Victoria, this stunning course is the perfect place for beginners through to the seasoned golfer.
Sip: Banks Road Vineyard
This boutique, family-owned winery is the perfect place for a spot of lunch. Grab a locally-inspired share plate and pair it with a glass of wine (or two).