The South West Edge is the place to indulge in some totally unique barefoot luxury. With an array of experiences which are special, but not snobby, a road trip along The Edge is the perfect balance of down-to-earth luxe and effortless opulence.
From world class wineries and restaurants to truffle hunting, gin blending sessions and hikes along the unspoilt Cape to Cape Track – this is laid back luxury on The Edge.
1. Stay at the incredible Samphire Rottnest
This newly renovated property (opening October 2020) embraces the essence of Rottnest Island, encouraging you to immerse yourself in the elements, feel the sand between your toes and become blissfully at one with the salt air and the unique, native beauty of Rottnest Island. Enjoy the relaxed, coastal vibe in one of the 64 generous guest rooms, each with its own private balcony overlooking the iconic Thomson Bay.
2. Take a cruise on a Super Yacht, luxury ship or pearl lugger
If you want to channel your inner Beyoncé and hit the cruise the beautiful Indian Ocean or Swan River in your very own private yacht, look no further than Super Yachts Perth. Indulge your senses with unsurpassed six and seven-star service, complete discretion and the most beautiful boats in Australia. Take a day charter to a selection of destinations including the Swan Valley wine region, Fremantle, Carnac Island and Rottnest Island with the option of overnight stays available too. Indulge in the trip of a lifetime to the South West aboard the majestic True North, a luxury ship now offering rare itineraries between Rottnest and Margaret River with signature dining at Cape Lodge. Or, sail aboard one of the last fully operation pearling luggers in the calm blue waters of Geographe Bay during summer with Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises.
3. Hike the Cape to Cape Track with Walk into Luxury
Walk into Luxury offers all-inclusive luxury walks on the Cape to Cape track in Margaret River and the Bibbulmun Track in Albany. The team have hand-selected the most scenic sections of the Cape to Cape and Bibbulmun Tracks with manageable distances between six and 15 kilometres per day. These walks are paired with meals at the most amazing restaurants in the region, gourmet picnics, stays at the very best boutique accommodation and indulgent spa treatments.
4. Stay at the beautiful Cape Lodge and take a cookery class with the head chef
Voted Best Boutique Hotel in Australia, World’s Top 20 Vineyard Hotels, Cape Lodge sits on its own secluded vineyard in the heart of the Margaret River. Surrounded by stunning forest, lake and parkland scenery, Cape Lodge is a beautiful place to relax and recharge. You can pair your stay with a cooking demonstration or hands-on seasonal cooking class with resident head chef, Tony Howell.