Luxury, Boutique and Romantic Accommodation in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges
Pamper yourself in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges accommodation
This region may have once drawn a crowd for its elusive gold nuggets, but these days it’s a destination for those seeking R&R in all its forms. Get pampered at one of the many spas in Hepburn Springs or Daylesford, rejuvenate in the region’s natural mineral springs and indulge in delicious local produce at award-winning restaurants and wineries.
It’s no surprise the area has become something of a haven, particularly for couples seeking solace, friends in search of some pampering and families after some time out. Everything from body wraps and massages, to facials and hydrotherapy can be enjoyed. For this reason, Daylesford boasts a plethora of romantic and luxury accommodation options.
However, this region is so much more than a retreat destination. The historic towns within it are rapidly gaining recognition for their outstanding dining options, which are maximising the local produce. Some of the restaurant industry’s top awards have been bestowed on venues in the area, like The Lake House in Daylesford, which continues to hold a special place in Victoria’s regional dining scene.
The food and wine options continue in the Macedon Ranges, with Kyneton in particular home to some top regional eats, including The Royal George Hotel, The Parkland (formerly known as Mr Carsisi), Piper Street Food Co, and Source Dining. Those travelling to the area with a love of bespoke and artisan crafts and wares should time their visit to coincide with Kyneton's Lost Trades Fair. The community atmosphere of these historic towns makes them feel more like villages, such as Woodend, which creates a great backdrop to their heritage pubs and contemporary cafes, all proving increasingly popular. A must-do is the Holgate Brewhouse in Woodend for its brilliant boutique beer.
Those seeking more adventure from their getaway will be happy here too, with a wide range of bushwalks and scenery to explore, including Hanging Rock – famous for its starring role in the fictional Australian classic novel and film, Picnic at Hanging Rock.
The vineyards of the Macedon Ranges shouldn’t be missed either – their cool-climate location, standout wines and stunning surrounds combine to create something special. More than 50 wineries can be found here, with their key varietals including pinot noir and chardonnay. Just an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, it’s a hop, skip and a jump to Mount Macedon and all its glory.
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