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Paradise and privacy at The Lido on Randalls.
By George Carroll

The Lido on Randalls offers a high degree of privacy in a spectacular location for gay and lesbian couples and individuals.The well appointed two double bedroom apartment is fully air-conditioned and Austar is provided free of charge.There is an eclectic selection of books in our library and late release DVDs for your enjoyment. The beds have lovely soft feather doonas and Egyptian cotton sheets and the kitchen contains all that is required to create gourmet meals... and we are licensed to sell a very fine selection of Huon Valley wines. We provide a fine selection of tea, plunger coffee and milk. The apartment boasts breathtaking views of the beach, the bay, the Hartz Mountains and the Southern Ocean. There are some lovely nature walks where it is common to encounter a variety of spectac... Read more

Beach holiday in paradise!
By George Carroll

Our property is perfectly positioned for the beach holiday-maker. we are absolute beachfront, boasting breathtaking views from every window, of the beach, the bay, The Hartz Mountains and the Southern Ocean. The direct access via a pathway, including steps (approx 50 m) for active people or a pathway down to the beach, which doesn't involve a road crossing, that makes this a very attractive property for a beach stay. The Lido on Randalls provides two well appointed  bedrooms (1 queen/1 double) and a  self-contained/self-catered home away from home. Fully air-conditioned, Austar, and all the mod-cons required for a relaxing beach holiday. Our pristine beach affords a great location for children to swim in complete safety. They can collect shells or build sandcastles to their hea... Read more

Love Grove Guest House - a world apart
By Tania and John Roberts

Love Grove lies in the foothills of Cradle Mountain. Nestled on a secluded 40 acres of native forest, the property offers absolute peace and privacy. Our self-contained unit offers special little touches rarely found anywhere else. Guests can relax in the large 2 person spa and drink complimentaary port, while watching the native animals emerge to feed. They can enjoy their complimentary breakfast hamper (bacon, eggs, juices, fruits) on their own private deck, viewing the morning mist rising up from the deep valleys that Love Grove sits upon. We believe that guest should not have to pay the earth for luxury, and we have kept Love Grove affordable so everyone can stay at a luxury accommodation. Bath robes, embroidered linen, bath sheets, port, snuggle blankets, magazines, washing powder, ... Read more

Escape to romantic Randalls Bay
By George Carroll

Any romantic novel could be set in our perfectly located beach hideaway. The Lido on Randalls offers the ideal escape for a couple to romance their cares away. The Lido boasts a spectacular setting with very private living and recreation areas. A warm welcome accompanied by Belgian chocolates on arrival and local wines and sparkling are available for purchase during your stay. Direct beach access and wonderful sunsets, coupled with breathtaking views of the bay, the beach, the Hartz Mountains and Southern Ocean defy any couple to not be in the mood for love! This is a truly classic romantic setting, where you can stroll along the beach at sunset with champagne in hand and feel the sand beneath your feet. There are many little nooks where a couple can steal away for a private rend... Read more

Sweetwater Villas
By Michael Brown

Sweetwater Villas offer 3.5 star accommodation in the picturesque town of St Helens, Tasmania. Sit back and relax at Sweetwater Villas, the perfect retreat for families and couples. Sweetwater Villas offer one and two bedroom self-contained townhouse villa accommodation. There are 11 one and two storey units, each with private balconies with expansive views over Georges Bay. The units have been newly renovated offering kitchen, onsite parking, BBQ facilities, laundry, free broadband internet and free Austar TV. Imagine watching the sunrise with your morning coffee and croissant. Continental breakfast baskets are available at a modest fee (please request this as you book). After breakfast, take a leisurely two minute walk to the foreshore, walkways and boat ramp. Follow Georg... Read more

Come and see what is 'Behind the Green Door'
By martine heilman

This self-contained, one room studio is set in a private garden. Gardeners enjoy the garden, and birdwatchers can observe the honeyeaters. Pick some parsley or lemons outside your door. The studio is within walking distance to Hobart town centre. The myrtle kitchenette has two hot plates and an oven, a fridge and all utensils that you will need for your stay. Breakfast provisions are re-stocked daily and you will be spoiled with home-made cookies. We gladly cater for different dietary needs. Exposed ceiling beams and a wood stove adds charm to this property. We can best let a selection of comments from our guest book say a little about the holiday experience 'Behind the Green Door'. Essentially, we try to provide what we would want if we were staying here. "It looks lik... Read more

Discover the magic of Hide-Away Cottage Retreat
By Sue Bellamy

Nestled in rolling hills, just 8kms from Burnie, sits Hide-Away Cottage Retreat. This delightful fully self-contained, two-storey country cottage, is set among trees on peaceful rural acreage. It has all the rustic appeal of a hand-hewn cottage but is fully equipped, cosy and comfortable inside. It is an idyllic place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet close enough to Burnie to enjoy shopping, restaurants, theatre and the beach. The spacious kitchen is well-appointed with dishwasher, microwave, full size stove and refrigerator, making holiday cooking a breeze. A picnic basket and thermos are also supplied for those days when you are feeling adventurous, perhaps heading up the trail to visit the internationally renowned Cradle Mountain or the Tarkine Wilderne... Read more

A magical cottage for the whole family
By Sue Bellamy

Hide-Away Cottage Retreat is nestled in rolling hills, just 8kms from Burnie. This delightful family-friendly, fully self-contained, country cottage, is set among trees on peaceful rural acreage. A world apart from the hustle and bustle of city life, it is an idyllic place to bring the family, yet close enough to Burnie to enjoy shopping, restaurants, theatre and the beach. In the spacious grounds, children can enjoy their own exclusive playground, with swings, slide, safety trampoline and basketball hoop. They may also enjoy the outdoor games supplied and at feeding times the sheep may be hand-fed, providing a genuine rural experience. A high chair and other children’s furniture can be found in the cottage and for the babies, a porta-cot and change table are available an... Read more

The Lido on Randalls, your home away from home!
By George Carroll

Our property is a well-appointed apartment with two double bedrooms (one queen-size bed and one double bed) and can be your home away from home in Tasmania if you are looking for self-contained/ self-catered accommodation for your holiday. We offer a selection of fine teas, plunger coffee and milk, for your enjoyment and Belgian chocolates are also provided on arrival. The apartment is fully air-conditioned and offers Austar free of charge. This very comfortable apartment comes with all mod cons and all you need to relax and enjoy your break away. Fishing, sailing and kayaking (equipment not supplied) are just a few of the activities guests can enjoy and the pristine beach is just a minute away from the apartment. There are some wonderful nature walks along the beachfront, around the bay ... Read more

The Classic Cottage at Port Arthur
By Denis Mermet

The Classic Cottage offers a great budget option in Port Arthur, Tasmania for everyone...  especially families, as out of peak season there is only a minimal charge for children, as well as the option to bring in your own linen. This allows us to make our cottage an affordable holiday option for all. The Cottage was built in the early 1900s and we have kept all the charming features  of the era, such as the Huon pine kitchen counter-tops and original wooden floors. The Classic Cottage has a very large garden, mini golf, and three barbecues in total, around the garden. The Cottage is full of games, puzzles and books to provide those lasting holiday memories of when the television was not on  all the time and the family was around the table together. We believe we stand ou... Read more

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