As border restrictions for Victoria finally start to relax, where are you looking forward to visiting in 2021? Over the coming weeks, we’ll be helping you fill your travel calendar with inspiring itineraries, exclusive offers and new boutique accommodation discoveries from around the country.
Whether you’re seeking a short break, multi-week road trip adventure, or an all-inclusive domestic tour package, our advisors have intel on all the latest Australian experiences and access to exclusive benefits from our industry partnerships, to help design your dream Australian holiday. With many top accommodation options already booking up throughout 2021, now is the time to be thinking beyond summer so you don’t spend another year at home, dreaming of where you’d rather be.
Read on for our highlights of New South Wales, and we’ve got more ideas to help your dreaming over on our Travel Journal and social media facebook.com/jigsawtravel and @jigsawtravel on Instgram.
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NEW SOUTH WALES WISHLIST
The Byng St Boutique Hotel, Orange
Situated at the rear of Yallungah, a late 19th Century homestead in Orange, the Byng Street Boutique Hotel offers 22 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites. Choose from superior comfort in the contemporary designed Modern Wing or the historical style of the Heritage Wing.
Located in the heart of the town’s heritage precinct, the food and wine delights of Orange are on the doorstep, including Ferment Orange Wine Centre which showcases the region’s top locally produced drops. The beautiful Yallungah Dining Room located in the original homestead, serves a delicious two course à la carte breakfast showcasing fresh local produce every morning.
Priced from $320 per night (minimum two-night stay on weekends)
Bells at Killcare
Bells at Killcare is a world-class boutique seaside hotel, restaurant and spa on the Central Coast of NSW. An ideal base to explore and enjoy the beautiful Bouddi Peninsula with seven pristine beaches and many spectacular walking trails to roam.
The accommodation at Killcare is created in a style reminiscent of the seaside cottages of The Hamptons. All cottages, suites and villas evoke the ambiance of summers past, with a palette of washed back blues, bleached linens, driftwood walls and wide striped awnings.
The Wild Flower Bar & Dining, offers sophisticated but vibrant hospitality with a strong focus on Mediterranean flavours, simplicity and sustainability. The dining experience is a celebration of the coastal surrounds, featuring seafood from the local waterways.
Bells Day Spa is imbued with the same East Coast Hampton’s elegance that you find right throughout the property. A luxurious spa sanctuary which is a true haven for de-stressing and unwinding.
Priced from $452 midweek, or $1128 on a weekend (minimum two-night stay on weekends)
Bangalay Villas (main pic)
Set amongst the pristine backdrop of coastal national park and Shoalhaven Heads golf course, Bangalay Villas provides an immersive experience of coastal luxury two hours south of Sydney.
Each of the 16 private and peaceful villas are architecturally designed, with full kitchen and laundry facilities, Luxury Aspar products with active botanicals designed to relax and revive your skin, golf course or garden views, as well as a fireplace and a sun filled north facing deck, encouraging rest, relaxation and getting back to nature.
The dining at Bangalay is centred around native ingredients with an indulgent six course tasing menu on offer in the restaurant, a three-course menu available in restaurant or in-villa and more relaxed lunch offerings and gourmet picnic hampers available so you can explore and succumb to the relaxed South Coast way of life.
Priced from: $430 a night; minimum two-night stay on weekends.
Nestled unobtrusively in native bush land surrounded by Hawkesbury River views, Marramarra Lodge delivers an authentic Australian luxury experience on NSW’s Fishermans Point peninsula. Hosting a maximum of just 28 people with an all-inclusive experience, the lodge does not cater for children under 16 years old, and is known for its privacy, gourmet meals, breathtaking natural surrounds and luxury bush accommodation in fully appointed Peninsula Tents or stylish Hawkesbury Bungalows. With no roads, hiking and boating provide the best way to discover both the cultural history and wildlife.
All stays include scheduled transfers via boat between Mooney Mooney & Marramarra Lodge, accommodation with gourmet breakfast, light lunch daily, Michelin star chef prepared degustation dinner, luxury Sodashi amenities, special selection of minibar items, house wines and beverages.
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Plan a Sydney city escape to experience the highly anticipated Australian musical production of Hamilton, which debuts at the Sydney Lyric Theatre next March. There’s no better base for a luxury short break in Sydney than Four Seasons Sydney. With an enviable CBD location next to The Rocks and Circular Quay, Four Seasons Sydney offers 5-star, luxurious guest rooms, harbour views, contemporary Australian cuisine at Mode, creative cocktails at Grain and an on site Endota Spa.
Exclusive offer – Book with Jigsaw Travel and receive daily hot breakfast for two in Mode Kitchen and Bar, US$100 food & beverage credit to enjoy during your stay, complimentary late check-out and room upgrade subject to availability. From $315 per room, per night