For those looking for an escape from the city…
Here is a selection of some of Western Australia’s most unique Airbnbs and accommodation stays.
Magical Honeysuckle Cottage (Bickley)
Enchanting Honeysuckle Cottage was built circa 1900 and features a large Alfresco deck, a sun drenched open living space and stunning views of the Bickley valley. The cottage is situated on a large acreage of lush rambling gardens with meandering paths to the gazebo and a selection of well established Fruit Trees. This quaint, historic cottage offers modern amenities and thoughtfully renovated living areas for a spacious getaway that is perfect for bigger groups, entertaining and easy access to the nearby tourist activities.
Treehouse in the Australian bush (Swan Valley)
Just a 45-minute drive from Perth ‘Treehouse’ sits on a ridge in the famous wine region of the Swan Valley. This contemporary home is set amongst the Western Australian bush with a beautiful deck that features an outdoor kitchen, double sided fireplace and a walkway to a secluded outdoor spa offering relaxing views of the coastal plains. In winter cosy up in the spacious open living area warmed by the pot-belly stove. With local wineries and breweries at its doorstep, or a quick drive to John Forrest National Park, Belvoir Ampitheatre, Bells rapids (Avon Descent), Whiteman Park, and Caversham Wildlife Park, there are ample opportunities to explore all that the Swan Valley valley has to offer before returning to the stay to relax and unwind.
AQUAVIEWS (Bremer Bay)
If you’re ready to go the extra distance, Aquaviews is the perfect southern retreat. This delightful, contemporary beach house is set on the granite rock, right on the coast of Bremer Bay with stunning views of the escarpment and ocean beyond. Pet friendly and totally secluded Aquaviews is a perfect couples retreat and less than a 10-minute drive to the town and local attractions.
Breathtaking Views of the Taylor Inlet
Chique, bright and airy, this stay is perched on a cliff top with panoramic views overlooking the Taylor Inlet. Relax on the deck or soak up the turquoise views from the stand alone bathtub, the tranquility of this retreat is unmistakable. Situated close to Albany you can venture out to nearby wineries, restaurants, beaches and bush walks, or hang back, take a dip in the bay and enjoy this coastal retreat.
Edwards Winery (Gracetown)
Nestled in the popular township of Gracetown in the Margaret River wine region, Edwards Winery stay boasts stunning views across the adjoining vineyard. This rustic stand alone home offers a large open plan, spacious living area with extensive windows and doors allowing in plenty of natural light. Perfect for a family getaway, the two story farm-stay can accommodate 6 and has an idyllic large outdoor entertainment area. With reverse cycle air conditioning for the summer or a cosy open fireplace in winter this large space is a welcome retreat any time of the year.
Book: Edwards Winery
Nannup Bush Retreat
This eco-friendly retreat is suitable for families or couples, the stay offers rustic homestead-style living, with wide verandas and unrestricted views of the surrounding bushland. Set on the edge of the bush with a spring fed swimming hole, eight metre long jetty and a rope swing, it can accommodate up to 6 adults and 3 children. Enjoy the woodfired pizza oven or sooth yourself with a soak in the his and hers outdoor baths.
Book: Nannup Bush Retreat
River’s End Retreat (Albany)
River’s End Retreat is a bespoke Tiny House overlooking the Kalgan River. Lovingly constructed by the owners this unique and cosy retreat is made from up-cycled materials using shipping containers and Red Gum timber milled on the property. The Tiny House is located on a small working farm. Sheep, alpacas and horses graze the paddocks and you may even get a visit from one of our pet kangaroos. From the deck you can listen to abundant bird life and fish rising in the river while enjoying a glass of local wine next to the fire.
Book: River’s End Retreat
Karri Loam (Margaret River)
Karri Loam is a brand new villa located simultaneously in the heart of Margs and on the edge of a mature karri forest, right on the banks to the Margaret River itself. A truly unique space, the design plunges stayers right amongst it with beautiful views of the trees, set within a villa comprised of materials inspired by the region itself. We’re talking stabilised earth, local Australian and naturally fallen timbers, natural lime paints and the work of local craftspeople and artisans – a vibe that extends into the furniture, rugs, linens, soaps and ceramics of Karri Loam. It’s got two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, an upper level terrace and barbecue and yes, an outdoor bath!
Book: Karri Loam
Stillwood Retreat (Denmark)
Stillwood Retreat is a secluded, bespoke cabin stay architecturally designed with adults only in mind. Renovating a ‘shed’ that was originally on the site, it’s undergone a total makeover to be perfectly set up for two people, with a living room that features spacious 5.5m timber-lined ceilings, an oversized linen sofa, fireplace, compact kitchenette and most importantly, a bathing sanctuary!
Book: Stillwood Retreat
Petit Eco Cabin (Yallingup)
A single, architecturally designed timber cabin, nestled into the trees by the lake, overlooking a certified organic Windows Estate vineyard. Petit Eco Cabin is a perfect escape for couples, the bed looks out of the waterfall window, framing the night sky and surrounding trees. Every window has been positioned to take advantage of farm and vineyard views without compromising privacy. There’s even a vintage outdoor bath tucked away in the surrounding landscape complete with running hot water and for winter and a cosy fireplace complete with a bakers oven.
Book: Petit Eco Cabin
Hidden Cabins – Florence (Peel Region)
Florence is a secluded tiny cabin, hidden amongst nature, 1.5 hours South of Perth. A dirt road, a gate and a short walk later, you’ll find Florence, nestled among the beautiful Australian bush. Wake up among the trees and fill your days with a little adventure and a healthy dose of doing nothing for a while.
Book: Florence Hidden Cabin
The Cabin (Margaret River)
The Cabin is a beautiful artisan building made using local timbers and rustic decor. It’s comfortably set amongst 75 acres of farmland in the charming Witchcliffe in the Margaret River region. Wake up with the sun, animals on the farm and birds from the forest. Spend your day exploring the beauty of the area and end with a warming fire and star gazing. Right around the corner is the delightful @yardbyrd_witchcliffe for your morning coffee fix.
Book: The Cabin
Architect-Designed Hidden Paradise (Margaret River)
Created by architect Sean Gorman from SGM in Fremantle, this home is crafted to welcome natural light throughout. Eat meals next to the floor-to-ceiling windows, relax on the beautiful courtyard, and refresh under the rain shower.
Book: Hidden Paradise
Little Hop House (Donnybrook)
Little Hop House is a small home nestled amongst the green, rolling hills of the Preston River Valley in beautiful, southwest Western Australia. Situated on a working hop farm, only five minutes out of the nearby town of Donnybrook, but a world away from city life.
Book: Little Hop House
Chittering Heights (Lower Chittering)
Less than one hour’s drive from Perth, Chittering Heights is an extraordinary destination situated high above the Chittering Valley with views that stretch forever. Relax in your own private spa amongst towering gum trees and enjoy breathtaking views over the ever changing Chittering Valley, The Brockman River and the surrounding Australian Bush Fauna and Wildlife.
Book: Chittering Heights
Ryan’s Rest (Pemberton)
Possibly WA’s most popular Airbnb – Ryan’s Rest is a place to reconnect with loved ones, the land and with nature. This off-grid, purpose handcrafted, Tiny House is very well equipped, making it an experience far removed from camping.
Book: Ryan’s Rest
The Grove at Ryan’s Rest (Pemberton)
The Grove is (as you may have guessed) from the people behind Ryan’s Rest. The Tiny House on Wheels is very well equipped, with an upstairs queen bed complete with opening skylight and views over the lemon orchard. There is a full bathroom, composting toilet, hot and cold running water, full kitchen, medium sized refrigerator/freezer, oven, and two burner hot plate as well as air conditioning. The highlight of the property however is no doubt the incredible wood fired outdoor bath!
Book: The Grove
Ark of Denmark (Denmark)
Ark of Denmark is located on the top of Weedon Hill, renown for its huge Karri trees and majestic granite boulders. Walk through tall, slim wooden and glass cathedral doors into an amazing split level studio apartment. Glass walls, wooden floors that change into stone as you walk towards the rear cathedral doors onto the spacious wooden deck.
Book: Ark of Denmark
Skyhouse Retreat (Denmark)
Skyhouse Retreat will constantly surprise you with light, colour and stunning outlooks into the surrounding forest canopy…while enveloping you in luxury and warmth and comfort. It’s the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the Denmark region, located just a few kilometres from the beaches and the town centre, while giving the feeling as if you were deep in the wilderness.
Book: Skyhouse Retreat
Woodlands Retreat (Porongurup)
Woodlands Retreat is a chalet nestled in the spectacular Porongurup Ranges that can be booked for 2 or 4 guests. It includes a heated spa, fully serviced kitchen and is a short drive to wonderful wineries, hiking trails and nature reserves.
Book: Woodlands Retreat
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