Western Australia is a mesmerizing destination that offers an unforgettable luxury vacation experience, making it a must-visit on any traveler’s bucket list. This vast region is renowned for its stunning, diverse landscapes, ranging from the pristine, white sandy beaches of the Coral Coast to the rugged beauty of the Kimberley. Visitors can indulge in world-class wineries in the Margaret River region, renowned for producing some of the finest wines globally. The area also boasts exquisite gourmet dining experiences, featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Adventure seekers will find plenty to explore, from snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of Ningaloo Reef, home to a rich marine life including the gentle whale shark, to witnessing the awe-inspiring wilderness of the Outback. With its unique blend of natural beauty, culinary excellence, and luxurious comfort, a trip to Western Australia is a journey into an enchanting world where every moment becomes a cherished memory.
Here are a few of the newest luxury properties in Western Australia.
Chambré Estate, Margaret River
Chambré Estate is a new accommodation offering in the south of the Margaret River Region set on three hectares of charming native bush and farmland. The newly renovated lodge includes seven luxurious suites with private ensuites, a private two-bedroom lodge, three cabins offering a range of two- and three-bedroom options, plus a honeymoon suite. Guests can wander along the tranquil trails and immerse themselves in the wilderness, or soak in one of the property’s outdoor wood fired hot tubs set in nature. The lodge also offers a spacious kitchen for hosting corporate events, retreats and weddings, plus long table dinners in the olive groves and picnics by the dam.
Edge Luxury Villas, Margaret River
Nestled in the heart of the Margaret River Region, Edge Luxury Villas will start welcoming guests this month to four adults-only luxury villas built over the property’s stunning lake. Set on 136-acre expanse of farm and forest, the secluded sanctuary offers a truly unforgettable experience for those seeking an indulgent escape. Each of the four self-contained villas, artfully cantilever over the tranquil waters of the lake, creating an idyllic setting for romance and relaxation. All the luxury villas are equipped with self-sufficient kitchenettes, lounge area, king beds, bathrooms with freestanding stone baths; with one of the villas also fully accessible.
Warders Hotel, Fremantle
Fremantle is Perth’s port city, situated where the Swan River meets the Indian Ocean. Nestled within ‘Freo’ as it is affectionately called, you will find the historic Warders Hotel. Following an 18 month multi-million-dollar restoration, the hotel has re-opened its Warders Cottages as highly anticipated converted hotel rooms. This unique 150-year-old boutique accommodation experience is part of the Fremantle Prison World Heritage convict establishment, and located right on the doorstep of the iconic Fremantle Markets. Just a 30-minute drive or train from Perth, it’s a city bursting with vibrancy, color and quirky culture – making it easy to see why in 2022, TIME named Fremantle as one of the 50 best places to travel.
Seabourn, The Kimberley
For discerning travelers looking for a unique stay, or for the cruisers who are looking to tick off a new bucketlist itinerary, look no further than Seabourn’s Kimberley cruise. New for 2024, travelers will experience one of the world’s last wild frontiers, from rugged sandstone peaks and gushing waterfalls, to desert expanses, sunken mangrove forests, and everything in between. The cruise will visit some of the North-west’s most desirable stops, such as King George Falls, Montgomery Reef, and El Questro park. The first cruise will depart on its maiden voyage in June 2024.
The Lodge Wadjemup, Rottnest Island
The Lodge Wadjemup is located only a short ferry ride from Perth on Rottnest Island. A local’s holiday haven of 63 pristine beaches, aquamarine bays, bike tracks and walking trails galore, Rottnest Island is a car-free, conservation-minded reserve with blindingly white sand, water so clear you can see down to your toes, and naturally-formed coves. The Lodge, on the heart of the island, is a $40 million redevelopment of the former Rottnest Island Lodge. Due to open in 2024, it will offer a range of new accommodation, including affordable and premium options with 46 new boutique-style rooms and 56 refurbished rooms. It will also feature a new restaurant, café, gelato bar, community space and two pools.