When considering an overseas honeymoon (or even a destination wedding), the venue selection can be rather harrowing with an entire world to consider. As part of our #honeymoonhumpday series, we're going to be bringing you a variety of venue profiles, honeymoon styles and tips every Wednesday to help you narrow your options down to somewhere truly amazing.
This week's honeymoon venue is One&Only in the Wolgan Valley, a quintessentially Australian luxury escape. The conservation-based resort occupies one precent of the beautiful nature reserve in the Greater Blue Mountain World Heritage Area. Just a two and a half hour drive from the heart of Sydney lies the tranquil resort surrounded by steep cliffs and picturesque rivers - it is easy to see why the resort has been ranked the number one Australian Hotel in the TripAdvisor’s Travellers' Choice Awards.
When staying at One&Only, choose from three villa styles. The Heritage Villas are reminiscent of traditional Australian homesteads and designed to complement the magnificent surrounds. Enjoy your own private pool, double sided fireplace and expansive terrace. The Wollemi Villas have been inspired by the lands rich heritage. With the likes of your own large pool, separate lounge and dining areas and an open living room, it is the perfect option for a honeymoon hideaway. The Wolgan Villa provides ultimate privacy and luxury. Nestled among a beautifully landscaped garden relax in natures pure beauty. Enjoy the use of a your own butler, gourmet kitchen, private pool, terraces and luxury like no other.
During your stay, One&Only provides an array of activities and excursions to enjoy. Firstly, if you wish, have the opportunity to take part in the protection of the surroundings and wildlife. This includes the planting of trees, taking wildlife surveys, assessing the quality of the water and habitat testings. Other available activities include guided nature walks, the resorts magnificent location allows for incredible views of the wild. Horseback riding is the perfect opportunity to explore the Blue Mountains creeks, beautiful hills and ridgelines in a fresh way. Take a journey to experience a stunning glow-worm tunnel or, spend a night star gazing in a campfire setting. After a long day of incredible activities, take to the resorts spa to be pampered and enjoy the serenity and views of the Blue Mountains.
One&Only has a culinary philosophy of only using the very best seasonal, regional and organic produce from local farms, growers and vintners. The Wolgan Dining Room will prepare you the finest cuisine while you enjoy the warm fireside atmosphere. The Country Kitchen is a providore-style restaurant, which invites you to relish in a curated menu of smaller, light meals. To enjoy award winning wines, opt for the Valley Bar and Terrace with astonishing views and walk in wine cellar. If you are after something more private and personal, choose to have your dining experience from the comfort of your own villa.
One&Only, Wolgan Valley, is an Australian honeymoon like no other. The outstanding resort and its magnificent surroundings is a wonderous place to explore and discover.