Situated on the eastern coast of Tasmania is the diverse and historic Freycinet Peninsula, with climate similar to the South of France. Voted 2016’s #1 Luxury Hotel in Australia by TripAdvisor, the Saffire Freycinet resort is a short flight or sail from Sydney. Guests will enjoy world-class service and amenities amidst the natural beauty of the Hazards Mountains and Great Oyster Bay, with plenty of complimentary activities for both adventure-seekers and vacationers with a slower pace in mind. Dining is a delight at Saffire Freycinet, with all-inclusive meals served at the award-winning Palate restaurant, where guests can sample the best that Tasmania has to offer. After a full day on the Peninsula, guests can enjoy sunset drinks in the lounge before retiring to their elegant suites equipped with all the comfortable amenities necessary for a lovely vacation.
The 21 modern suites at Saffire Freycinet capture the natural beauty of Tasmania, combining traditional and contemporary styles with unique touches by local designers and artisans. The suites are designed with privacy and comfort in mind, and each one features a complimentary minibar with beverages and snacks, WiFi access, and 1,000-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Rates include all meals and beverages, as well as Saffire complimentary experiences, and a spa credit.
The elegant, eclectically designed Luxury Suite (861 ft2) is ideal for a romantic stay for two, with large picturesque windows perfect for enjoying the view from the large king bed. A separate living area includes a comfortable sectional and LCD television, and opens onto a private terrace with seating. A luxurious bathroom features a double shower and his-and-hers basins, along with a large bathtub that overlooks a private courtyard. All premium Saffire amenities included, as well as a $100 credit for Spa Saffire. Sleeps up to 3 guests with 1 King and optional rollaway bed.
Upgrade to the slightly larger Signature Suite (1033 ft2), which features a larger living and bedroom area than the Luxury Suite. In addition, there is an outdoor deck lounge and private courtyard that are ideal for enjoying the coastal breeze. A stylish bathroom features a large spa tub, double shower and his-and-hers basins. All premium Saffire amenities included, as well as a $150 credit for Spa Saffire. Sleeps up to 3 guests with 1 King or 2 Singles and optional rollaway bed.
The Private Pavilion is the most luxurious accommodation at Saffire Freycinet, boasting 1,500 square feet of modern elegance. The suite features a separate king bedroom with LCD TV and ensuite bathroom furnished with his-and-hers basins, a double shower, and large bathtub. In addition, there is a spacious living room with plenty of seating and access to a private outdoor deck with lounge chairs. The separate dining room is adjacent to a full kitchen, allowing for privately catered in-suite dinners. There is an additional half bath near the kitchen, and a private courtyard with a personal plunge pool. All premium Saffire amenities included, as well as a $200 credit for Spa Saffire. Sleeps up to 4 guests with 1 King or 2 Singles and optional rollaway beds
The relaxed luxury of Saffire Freycinet extends to mealtime, with several delectable options to choose from. Guests can choose from the world-class Palate restaurant, considered one of Tasmania’s most exclusive dining locations, or opt for a more casual barbeque lunch or pre-dinner canapés in the lounge. For guests staying in the Private Pavilions, special in-suite dinners can be arranged as well.
Palate highlights the best that Tasmania has to offer. The notoriously clean air and climate makes for ideal farming conditions, delivering unbelievably fresh produce. Executive Chef Hugh Whitehouse brings a lifetime of experience to his creations at Palate, using the best locally-sourced ingredients to create unforgettable dishes. Guests may choose from a daily changing a la carte menu, or opt for a multi-course tasting menu designed by Chef Hugh. Choose from a vast wine list of regional and international wines, or arrange a wine pairing with your meal. Palate is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guests are invited to relax in the lounge with a specialty cocktail or a good book. The lounge is also an ideal spot for pre-dinner drinks and canapés, or an evening board game with friends. Savor local bites from the outdoor barbeque, and in warmer months, relax on the terrace and enjoy the view.
Mountains meet sea on the Freycinet Peninsula, providing plenty of opportunities for adventure. Several Saffire experiences are included in your rate—tour the local Freycinet winery and sample the wines, plunge knee-deep into Great Oyster Bay and dig up your own oysters, or help save the endangered Tasmanian Devils from extinction. Enjoy kayaking, fishing and archery, or take it slow with a serene beach walk or a session at Spa Saffire. There are also a number of Signature Experiences for guests to choose from, including island excursions and chartered boat rides. For the culinary-minded, cooking demonstrations and mixology classes are available.
Step into the sanctuary that is Spa Saffire and let highly skilled therapists take it from there. With high-quality products from Australian company LaGaia and Swiss line La Prairie, treatments are designed with holistic wellbeing and relaxation in mind. Delight in a Macadamia Body Scrub followed by an Aromatherapy massage, or combine a facial with a back and shoulder massage with the Saffier Jewel treatment. Balance your mind and body with a meditation class or a private yoga class—each suite comes with a yoga mat, and a well-equipped fitness center is open to all guests.
Saffire Freycinet is the ideal location for your wedding, business meeting, or other special event. Host a board meeting like no other in Saffire’s 24-seat boardroom, with floor-length windows for natural light and all the latest technology necessary for a presentation or product launch. Let the beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula set the scene for your special day, with various customizable wedding packages and your own wedding coordinator to help you throughout the process. Should you desire, the exclusive use of the entire Saffire Freycinet resort can be arranged, whether it’s a conference, a wedding weekend, or another special occasion that would benefit from the luxury and intimacy of the space.
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