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Blue Cliffs Retreat consists of four beautifully designed luxury, self-contained, totally private villas consisting of Gatsby Spa Studio and Dusk, Dreaming and Hideaway Spa Villas each separate, open plan, contemporary villa is especially designed for couples to get away.

With romantic canopy beds with cushion layers for superb comfort and dressed in all white cotton linen, double deep spa baths, double saunas, wood fires, day beds that look down to the creek valley, reverse cycle air-conditioning, kitchens, television, DVD players, each villa has picturesque bush views.

Couples groups of up to eight people can now be accommodated in three double queen size bedrooms of the Gatsby Spa Studio, Dreaming and Hideaway Spa Villas and one King size bed in Dusk Spa Villa. All come with a meal voucher for your choice of a breakfast or lunch at the Larder Daylesford Cafe, continental breakfast supplies and late checkout.

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Price & booking

Gatsby Spa Studio

Blue Cliffs Gatsby Spa Studio, with its own private eleven by three metre salt water, solar heated swimming pool, consists of three stunning light filled spaces with your own Private Day Spa Room, your own bathing bliss in a light-filled bath space including large corner massage shower, spacious two person sauna and spa bath, all with a glass wall of windows looking out onto a peaceful bush scene. The sunroom is a spacious, light room for your exclusive use with cosy wood fire, dining area and large bay window capturing morning sun, opening onto a large veranda/deck with lounges, outdoor tables and chairs and barbecue. The romantic bedroom with a canopy Queen size bed, all white cotton bedding for your gentle 'dreamtime' relaxing.

Hideaway Spa Villa

A dreamy, secluded, self contained, romantic Balinese inspired villa for beauty, peace and relaxation, with extensive decking overlooking the creek and valley and set on 25 acres of native bush, totally surrounded by Wombat State Forest. Feel yourself deeply relax as you look out the picture window views of the bushland hills and valley from the private spa bath or enjoy the exhilaration of the outdoor Balinese style shower. Now with a new kitchen, Daybed, 42 inch digital television, very relaxing living area and even more picture windows where you enjoy even more of the views of the forest and the creek, Hideaway Spa Villa is truly a peaceful, relaxing and romantic experience.

Dusk Spa Villa

Blue Cliffs Dusk Spa Villa has been inspired by 'Out of Africa'. Come and experience drinks on the veranda at sunset, a feeling of being in Africa...or even Tuscany, with a luxurious spacious bathroom, a cosy canopy romantic bed, a long relaxing couch in front of a fire, sitting up in bed and watching the birds fly by, lounging on a daybed on the veranda, being in a stylish interior designed space, and where every window view is like a portrait of the bush, and comfy couch where you can easily access your digital television, DVD, selection of DVDs and CDs. Relax and feel the quiet stillness.

Dreaming Spa Villa

Soak in an indulgent spa bath for two, relax in your own sauna, look out from your beautiful shower space, or just settle into the comfy couch where you can easily access your digital television, DVD, selection of DVDs and CDs. Relax and experience the quiet stillness of being, occasionally punctuated by birdsong.

Payment methods accepted
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Cancellation and booking policy

Payment is by credit card, direct debit or internet banking also available. Cancellations made more than 30 days lose 15 per cent, under 30 days incurs 50 per cent, less than seven days incurs 100 per cent.

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Local directions:

From Melbourne, take the Calder Highway to Woodend, and turn off for Daylesford or the Western Freeway to Ballan and turn off for Daylesford. At Daylesford, proceed to Hepburn Springs. Go through Hepburn Springs and turn left (at the T intersection) onto the Hepburn-Newstead Road (also called Main Road) on the way to the Lavandula (Lavender) Farm. The property is located four kilometres from the turn-off and is well signposted. Follow the signs to Blue Cliffs Retreat.

  • Gardens in property
  • Iron
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Pets not allowed
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Walking tracks
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly
  • Birdwatching
  • Meditating
  • Shopping
  • Animal Viewing
  • Hiking/trekking
  • Australian Regional Tourism Network
  • Tourism Council Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre
Contact operator for further details.