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Best in Travel Australia – August Edition

Noosa to Host Exclusive Hotel Clicquot in October

This October, Australia is preparing to welcome the world’s most exclusive hotel experience: Hotel Clicquot. After its much-anticipated global debut in 2022, this luxurious pop-up is making a triumphant return to its idyllic setting in Noosa, Queensland, promising elevated packages and extended stays. Nestled along the breathtaking Sunshine Beach, Hotel Clicquot Australia will graciously open its doors to guests from October 13 to October 28, 2023, offering two- and three-night stays infused with Clicquot-inspired activities and unforgettable experiences. This unique “transient” hotel, set against the backdrop of the Noosa National Park, boasts an exceptional eco-design, creating an unforgettable environment for those seeking luxury.

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Culinary Delights at Hotel Clicquot 2023

This year’s Hotel Clicquot experience promises not only luxury but also extraordinary culinary journeys, led by some of Australia’s finest chefs. Guests will have the chance to savor delectable creations from culinary maestros such as the renowned Peter Gilmore (Quay, Bennelong), the legendary Martin Benn (formerly of Sepia and Society), and even Chris Hemsworth’s private chef, Sergio Perera. The setting for this gourmet extravaganza is the beautiful Sunshine Beach, Queensland, where Hotel Clicquot Australia will host guests from October 13 to 28 for unforgettable three-night stays. From private dinners to beachfront picnics and champagne-infused sunsets by the pool, Hotel Clicquot promises to be an immersion in the world of Veuve Clicquot like no other.

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Quincy Hotel’s Salted Egg Presents a Flavorful Menu

In the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Lane within the Quincy Hotel, Salted Egg brings to you an authentic and delectable Southeast Asian menu. Chef Adam Woodfield, drawing from his rich culinary experiences in Singapore and his travels through Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and more, has created a bold and immersive menu steeped in rich culture and crafted using traditional techniques. Recent additions include tantalizing dishes like grilled Tao chicken skewers with peanut dipping sauce, flavorful yellow curry with spiced pumpkin, and stir-fried slipper lobster.

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Gold Coast Welcomes SOL ELEMENTS in 2024

The Gold Coast hinterland will become home to a breathtaking wellness destination in early 2024 – SOL ELEMENTS. Nestled within the ancient green forests, this elemental bathhouse draws inspiration from nature’s four elements: earth, fire, water, and air. Designed with the traditional Japanese Wabi Sabi philosophy, SOL ELEMENTS encourages guests to find beauty within the perfectly imperfect surroundings. The establishment will house onsens, float therapy rooms, cold plunge pools, a Himalayan salt cave, and infrared saunas, offering a range of self-care rituals, including breathwork and body clay applications.

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Miss Pearl Bar + Dining Opens in Melbourne

In Melbourne’s vibrant arts precinct, Miss Pearl Bar + Dining welcomes both locals and theatregoers to a vivid Asian-influenced dining experience. Operated by The Fresh Collective, with head chef Sushil Aryal at the helm, Miss Pearl Bar + Dining offers a la carte and pre-theatre dining menus, an express lunch, group menus, and a bar and snacks menu, creating a diverse and exciting culinary experience.

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Penrith’s First Luxury Hotel to Open Soon

Penrith is soon to welcome its first five-star hotel, the 153-room Pullman Sydney Penrith. A mere 20-minute drive from Western Sydney Airport via the A9, this luxurious establishment will be accompanied by the Western Sydney Conference Centre, capable of accommodating 1000 seated guests, making it one of Australia’s largest conference centers outside a capital city. The hotel aspires to host Penrith’s first chef’s hatted restaurant, adding a touch of culinary excellence to its opulent offerings.

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W Sydney Set to Open in October

W Sydney, with its iconic curved architecture on Darling Harbour, will open its doors on October 12, 2023, making a statement in the city. Seamlessly blending the liberating luxury of W Hotels with Sydney’s cultural essence, this venue promises to be an all-encompassing day-to-night dining and social destination, along with a sleek retreat. The hotel will feature a remarkable double-level bar, 29/30, offering dress-circle views of Darling Harbour and a 30-meter mosaic-inlaid infinity pool.

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