Sydney, spectacularly draped around its glorious harbour and beaches, has a visual wow factor and it’s considered one of the world’s greatest cities.
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Indulge in five-star splendour looking over Sydney Harbour, one of the world’s most beautiful natural waterways.
The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, the and the Park Hyatt Sydney all offer breathtaking views of the harbour, while the is superb for panoramic views and a cocktail on the rooftop bar as sunset charms the city.
With stunning natural beauty, the World Heritage region of the Blue Mountains is an Australian highlight. The slate-coloured haze that gives the mountains their name comes from a fine mist of oil exuded by the huge eucalypts that form a dense canopy across the landscape of deep, often inaccessible valleys and chiselled sandstone outcrops.
Enjoy fine food and wines and spa treatments at Lilianfels Resort, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort or Echoes Boutique Hotel. Relax with private swimming pools, personal fireplaces and other luxury amenities.
Sydney’s enviable reputation as a world-class dining destination is built on the talents of chefs using the freshest local produce and seafood caught in clean waters. Delight your senses by dining at Sydney’s best restaurants including Quay and Sepia, which are among the top 50 restaurants in the world. You’ll find plenty of quality restaurants with superb waterfront views, too.
Australia’s oldest wine region produces some of the world’s best wines. The Hunter Valley offers you a taste of the finer things of life, from exquisite wines and acclaimed restaurants such as Muse and Bistro Molines to golf courses and day spas.
Elegant resorts include Château Élan and Crowne Plaza, and you can marvel at a glorious sunrise in a hot-air balloon with Balloon Aloft.
The intense popularity of Byron Bay can be, at first, a mystery. Sure, the beaches are sublime, but there are spectacular beaches all along this coast. Its locals have come to symbolise an Australian haute-boho lifestyle, yet much of the town is a squat, architectural mishmash and has a traffic problem. So why the legions of global fans? As they say in Byron, it’s the vibe.
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