Whether you indulge in luxury accommodation, a day spa visit or premium food and wine, there's no end to the ways you can spoil yourself, create memorable moments and celebrate life's special occasions in the Adelaide Hills.
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard in Lenswood is a five-star rated boutique winery cellar door and chef hatted restaurant with a rustic yet elegant ambiance. Soak up the sweeping views of the vineyard and surrounding ranges from the glass dining room, tiered decking or undercover outdoor dining areas as you sip estate wines and indulge in a premium dining experience with an emphasis on sustainability, seasonality and provenance of the finest local South Australian produce.
Just out of Hahndorf, The Lane Vineyard delights visitors with an acclaimed restaurant, a tasting room for personal tastings and seated wine flights, and a range of intriguing wine and food experiences.
The iconic restaurant (closed until September 2020) sits elevated in the heart of the vineyard where diners discover The Lane Vineyard’s single vineyard wines paired with a harmonious menu featuring the best South Australian produce.
Try one of their Ultimate Experiences such as the Blend Your Own interactive experience to go behind the scenes in the state-of-the-art winery where the winemaking and cellar door team will take you through the art of winemaking before being creating your own master blend. Or embark on the Panorama 360° luxury adventure with a private tour of the estate before finishing with their most revered wines matched to tempting tastes delivered to you in the vineyard at the Panorama Tasting Room with expansive views of the rolling Adelaide Hills.
For the ultimate luxury South Australian wildlife, food and wine experience book the Lions & Wine package. Travel in luxury with a private helicopter flight from Adelaide over the stunning Adelaide hills before arriving at Monarto Zoo, one of the largest open range zoos in the world. As part of the Lions 360 experience, the only of its kind in Australia, you’ll come face to face with Monarto’s pride of African Lions before flying back to The Lane for a three-course lunch menu and wine pairing.
Shaw + Smith showcase their premium wines in their tasting room, with structured seated experiences including the wine flight of five new release wines matched with three local cheeses and the limited release flight with five rare and limited aged releases or single site wines accompanied by a South Australian artisan produce plate. The Balhannah Tour will take you behind the scenes on a comprehensive tour of the winery and vineyard at Balhannah, followed by a wine flight tasting and produce plate. For the ultimate Shaw + Smith experience book in the Friday Table with a hosted tour, tasting and lunch.
Mount Lofty House is an iconic designer boutique hotel in Crafers famous for luxury escapes, three hat fine dining restaurant and indulgent day spa experiences. You can choose from a range of accommodation including hotel rooms, suites and cottages but if it’s decadence you’re after we recommend their new Escarpment Suites located on the valley rim in an exclusive area within the larger estate. Soak up the amazing views over Piccadilly Valley from your private balcony, lounge, bedroom, and bathroom.
Thorngrove Manor in Stirling is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World property and is a romantic and artistic boutique hotel epitomising personal hospitality and guest privacy. Thorngrove is perfect for those seeking an enchanting, exclusive and exceptionally limited accommodation experience – there are no communal areas and you’ll never see another guest. Distinctive iconic baroque towers and turrets are clues to the property’s flamboyant interiors, featuring antiques and the finest bespoke furnishings. Guests can arrange Perfectly Posh Picnics in the exquisite garden or in-room dining – from indulgent romantic four-course dinners to a more casual regional tasting platter.
Pavilions at Lenswood offers two one-bedroom luxury self-contained pavilions that are spacious, yet cosy with an emphasis on attention to detail, and generous furnishings and fittings to ensure every creature comfort is catered for. They are designed as the ultimate private retreat with a sense of tranquillity just perfect for romantic getaways and lazy weekends.