"Serene views are matched by a deep weekend quietness, interrupted only by the screech of cockatoos." - The Age, Good Weekend
Nestled amongst the picturesque vineyard and olive grove at Mount Avoca, our Eco-Luxe lodges blend a balance of four star luxury with an eco-sensibility. As with our outstanding wines, our accommodation offers a mix of elegance, style, great character and regional distinction. Large picture windows overlooking the magnificent backdrop of Mount Avoca and the Pyrenees Range set the tone to recharge and unwind.
Lodges range from $260 to $398 per night and include:
Our friendly team can also arrange picnic and dinner hampers as well as bike hire during your visit. Please note: Hampers require at least one weeks' notice. The lodges are all equipped with Webber BBQs, so bring your own meat, fish or veg' to BBQ. We have a traditional Butchers on the main street open Saturdays AM.
Three Eco-Luxe lodges blend 4 star luxury with an eco-sensibility. Nestled amongst the olive grove overlooking the vineyard, these lodges are the perfect getaway for couples seeking solace and a chance to escape the city's hustle and bustle.
It will be difficult to convince yourself to actually leave your tranquil lodge. A complimentary breakfast on your private balcony is an idyllic start to the day. If you feel like spending the day with your book and a glass of red, don’t fret, the staff can organise a delicious gourmet hamper, full of local produce, or they can help plan your daily activities and recommend great regional destinations.
While the emphasis is on luxury, Eco-Luxe @ Mount Avoca reflects the vineyard's organic practices and environmental focus. The architecturally designed lodges employ passive heating and cooling and eco-friendly materials to minimise their carbon foot-print. Cladding is formed from native Australian Cypress pine from managed plantations, and massive slabs of local bluestone form passive solar heat banks at the foot of the living and bed room windows. Each lodge has its own water tank and biological sewerage treatment.
Stylish and comfortable, the generous living spaces and kitchenette open onto private balconies – a perfect spot to watch the sunset over the vineyard. Wall to wall windows offer postcard views of the Pyrenees Ranges, vineyard and the hills and valleys of the region, from both the king-size bedroom and living room.
A carefully selected library of books (from supreme court Judge Sir John “Jack” Barry’s collection) grace the bookshelf.
Luxuriously appointed king bedrooms feature beautiful linen and overlook vines, as do the travertine lined spa bathrooms that offer lush amenities. Floor to ceiling Italian stone envelopes this lovely, relaxing space. The polished, spotted-gum floor leads to a the fully carpeted, quiet bedroom, for the perfect end to the perfect day. A second smaller bedroom offers bunks beds for two.
Complimentary continental breakfast provisions, on site BBQ’s and a bottle of award winning Mount Avoca Estate range are all included. Gourmet meal or picnic hampers can also be arranged with prior notice.
The bathroom is on a decadent scale and features a shower, spa-bath and shines with natural light.
Designed predominantly for couples, the small bunkroom (sleeps 2) can be made available at a charge of $50 per adult and $40 per child per night.
Please note - The office is staffed Monday to Friday from 10 to 5 so we are unable to guarantee same day bookings outside these hours or during weekends and public holidays.
Explore The Pyrenees Staying a the Eco-Luxe lodges means you're well placed to explore the Pyrenees wineries from this idyllic spot, starting with Mount Avoca's stone tasting room. Enjoy a full tasting at the Cellar Door where you then can be pointed in the direction of the charming town of nearby Avoca or the neighbouring Grampians region, where majestic walking tracks, waterfalls and driving routes await.
A relatively unexplored region, the Pyrenees has everything to suit the most discerning of tastes including wine, natural attractions, artistic endeavour or that quintessential relaxing pub culture. The intimacy of the area is clear when visiting any of the wineries with winemakers themselves often available to discuss their personal tastes with visitors. There are more than 20 cellar doors in the Pyrenees, each offering a unique experience.
The world famous Grampians National Park is a short drive away and boasts lakes, rock-climbing and sensational walks as well as its own famous wineries. The Pyrenees artistic scene has been developing for many years and antique shops add to the attraction. The Pyrenees State Forest offers waterfalls, lookouts, dense bush and open plains that can all be experienced in a number of different ways including walking, picnics, mountain bike riding and four wheel driving.