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SAFFIRE FREYCINET

 

Named one of Australia’s best luxury Hotels, the Saffire Freycinet is leading the way in luxury Australian tourism.

 

An architectural lodge, rich in design and perfectly situated within the romantic inlet of the Freycinet National Park, Tasmania the magical location is just the beginning of the enchanting experience that awaits one checking into the luxurious retreat. Offering an unpretentious yet charming style, the hotel features a series of oversized pavilions to which are dramatically proportioned with a Japanese inspired shou sugi ban façade.

 

The private pavilion being one the hotels signature premium suites includes over 140 square meters of living space featuring a luxurious open-plan living and dining area and palatial master suite all with 180-degree views over Great Oyster Bay and the headland. Each suite also includes a private courtyard and food and beverages are inclusive.

 

Tasmania being a food mecca, Saffire offers a signature fine-dining restaurant, Palate. Its name originating from the gastronomes of the world, offers a tailor-made dining experience enhancing with a broad selection of local produce and some of the finest ingredients. The lodge also features an intimate entertaining area where guests are able to take in the splendid coastal views, exchange conversations with likeminded guests and savour a fresh range of daily chef specials  available on the ever-changing tasting menu. 

 

Furthermore, the award-wining spa facility is a must-visit, featuring a serene and calming enclave for guests to unwind and make selections from there extensive treatment menu.

 

An experience for every mood and every moment, Lasting from one hour to three, The Saffire Concierge Team curate each stay to suit the requirements of its guests to tailor bespoke itineraries, this includes to name a few; the iconic beekeeping experience. Tasmanian honey production is on the rise, with some local apiaries drawing international attention for their unique sweet, decadent, and golden produce alike any other in the country. This honey forms part of the unforgettable culinary encounter here at Saffire, where guests can learn the secrets behind the sweetness in the Beekeeping Experience. Don a full-body apiarist suit and venture into an onsite Saffire apiary with hives overlooking the Hazards Mountains. The guide and Rob “the bee man" Barker as he’s known, extracts honeycomb to witness the breathtaking natural phenomenon of honey making by Tasmanian bees.

 

For the culinary type, Freycinet’s location to one of the country’s most renowned oyster farms. Guests are adorned in a pair of waders and experience a guided visit to a local working oyster farm located in a beautiful setting with views of the Hazard Mountains where an oyster tasting paired with local wines offer an idyllic afternoon well spent.

 

An endangered species from extinction, The Tasmanian Devil experience by Saffire is particularly special free-range Tasmanian devil enclosure with knowledgeable private guides feed and interact. Guests are treated with the story of the Tasmanian devil bid to survive, and  experience their characteristics, and learn how we can contribute to the survival of this Tasmanian iconic animal.

 

Other experiences on offer include a Connection to Country experience with a local indigenous guide, an array of local lookouts and hiking trails, guided walks across Freycinet Bay and Capes Walk, Bird- Watching, Kyaking, Beach Picnics, culinary and cocktail masterclasses and visits to local vineyards.

 

For the ultimate Tasmanian getaway look no further than Saffire Freycinet.