Lord Howe Luxury

by | Destinations, Honeymoons, Where To Stay

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Chloe van der Werf
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Pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and towering green volcanic mountains. Lord Howe Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed island off the coast of New South Wales and is the pinnacle of luxury honeymoon destinations. On this quaint island that only ever boasts a maximum of 400 visitors at one time, sits Capella lodge.

This lodge is perched atop the aptly named Lovers Bay and has breathtaking views of the magisterial twin peaks of Mounts Gower and Lidgbird as well as the ocean and reef below. Featuring nine intimate yet contemporary suites, you will not feel overlooked and is a serene refuge from the bustling world you have left behind.

Each suite offers spacious, light filled interiors, homely timber floors, statement furniture pieces, king beds with fine linens and a Bose music system to name a few. Not to mention an in-suite bar that offers locally-sourced treats. The ensuite features striking stonework that complements the mountainous cliffs beyond, handcrafted ceramic and resin bathware, slick slab vanities, oversized rain shower head and luxury toiletries and bathrobes. An evening turn-down service and daily housekeeping are also included.

Now when you tire of your little piece of paradise and are feeling a little peckish you can pop on over to the beach-house inspired restaurant with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, where dining is reserved for in house guests. The restaurant prides itself on the use of regional cuisines which allows them to serve the finest and freshest of produce. The menu changes daily ensuring your palate won’t grow bored during your stay.

Staying true to the island’s intimate feel Capella’s petite spa offers guests a signature menu of rejuvenating and relaxation treatments. You have the choice of being pampered outdoors in the Kentia Pavilion or indoors surrounded by quirky designer chic. Either way this spa experience will be sure to get you and your partner into a relaxed and peaceful frame of mind. 

Whether you prefer to soak up the island from the comfort of your own suite, the deck of the restaurant or the stunning horizon pool or you want to get out and explore the private lagoon style beaches, tropical rainforests or hiking to the summit of Mount Gower, Lord Howe Island will provide you with a honeymoon experience you will not be forgetting anytime soon.

Rates at Capella include a gourmet breakfast daily, sunset drinks, canapés and a three course dinner including selected wines and non-alcoholic beverages each evening. As well as airport transfers. Lunch is available in the restaurant or as a BBQ or picnic depending on what you desire.

Capella is currently offering a 4 night and 7 night package deal perfect for a blissful honeymoon escape.

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