Adelaide Hills: 1 or 2 Nights for 2 people with Breakfast voucher, Late Check-Out & Spa Credit
The Hotel: M Gallery Mount Lofty House
An iconic boutique hotel, Mount Lofty House presides over the Piccadilly Valley with spectacular panoramic views. The country manor house is nestled among picturesque gardens and majestic tiered lawns, with a floodlit tennis court and outdoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy. The region is dotted with dozens of quaint villages and bustling towns, with exceptional local produce and, of course, plenty of wine available to purchase.
Snuggle up next to one of the nine fires, roasting marshmallows in the Arthur Waterhouse Lounge, relax and read a book in the library or sample cocktails in the bar. Hungry tummies can find solace at the on-site Hardy's Verandah Restaurant offering two degustation menus and picturesque views over the Valley. Groupies can opt to soothe weary bodies and minds with a spa treatment at Stables Day Spa before reluctantly heading back to everyday life.
Piccadilly Garden Room
- Bed size/type: Twin bed or two single beds
- Standard occupancy: Two people
- Maximum occupancy: Two people
- Room opens onto the hotel-s gardens and features a flat-screen TV, hot drink-making facilities and an en suite bathroom with toiletries
The Area: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
As they journey down winding lanes surrounded by picturesque rolling vineyards with dappled light shimmering through the trees overhead, visitors to the Adelaide Hills may feel as though they have stepped into a fairy tale. Conveniently close to the city but with a laidback country vibe, the region delights lovers of fine food and wine, with over 60 vineyards producing some of Australia's best cool-climate wines.
Spend a day hopping between cellar doors and tasting some of Australia's best cool-climate wines, while stocking up on acclaimed locally-grown food and produce such as cheese from Woodside Cheese Wrights or Udder Delights. History buffs enjoy visiting Hahndorf, Australia's oldest German settlement, as well as Mount Barker's majestic Auchendarroch House; while nature enthusiasts explore the array of excellent walking trails in the region.