Country: AUSTRALIA

Llilanfels emanates a sort of old-world charm that never gets… well, old. Half way between a lodge and a hotel, it is nestled in the perfect position to admire the breathtaking and majestic Blue Mountains of New South Wales, and is surrounded by beautiful, lush gardens and terraces…

Arriving at Hamilton Island Airport, it’s not hard to grasp the fact that you are about to begin a luxury experience. The qualia team greet us by offering cold towel and a bottle of cold water because, well you’re in Hamilton Island so you’re likely already feeling a little warm. The qualia staff take the liberty of collecting your baggage for you at the airport so you don’t have to wait, and delivering it to your made-up room in a secret and swift manner before you even realise what has happened…

The remote drive to Injidup Spa Retreat appropriately prepares you for the private and secluded environment you are about to experience at this Small Luxury Hotel of the World. Perched high on the cliffs above Injidup Beach, the first thing you notice on arrival is a line of around ten chalets strategically positioned for drinking in the ocean view, which is picture-perfect and won’t disappoint…