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Australia’s 7 Most Romantic Hotels

10-Aug-2017 Australia’s 7 Most Romantic Hotels

If you’re planning a couple’s trip Down Under then you’re going to need a suitably dreamy hotel to stay in, and we have just the answer. Check out our pick of Australia’s ..

​Indigenous Workshop

09-Aug-2017 ​Indigenous Workshop

Guests are invited to learn the basic techniques and rhythms of the didgeridoo (yidaki) and clapsticks at an onsite private music workshop. This is a fun, interactive and ..

Little by Little

07-Aug-2017 Little by Little

By SUSAN KUROSAWA for The Australian On the Central Coast’s Wagstaffe peninsula, this John Singleton-owned redoubt has just four double guest-rooms, two as stand..

Australia In Style

27-Jul-2017 Australia In Style

In conjunction with RM Williams publishing & The Tailor, we are proud to present the brand new Australia In Style book featuring Pretty Beach House and 30 other premiu..


20-Jul-2017 PBH TV

An informative and beautiful look at Pretty Beach House via The Tailor TV ..

Darling Magazine

09-Mar-2017 Darling Magazine

PHOTO ROLL: Dreamy Australian Spots You Simply Cannot Miss by Emily Blake for USA's leading Darling Magazine "Pretty Beach House is a luxurious four-room guesthouse lo..

Girt By Sea

02-Feb-2017 Girt By Sea

World Traveller Magazine. By Laura Snook As I strolled along the shore of one of Bouddi National Park’s endless beaches, an elderly swimmer emerged from the oce..

Concrete Playground

14-Dec-2016 Concrete Playground


Top Ten

20-May-2016 Top Ten

Pretty Beach House was lucky enough to be shortlisted in the Mr & Mrs Smith’s Best Dressed Hotel Category in their annual global Smith Awards program. We are grateful ..

Stay 3 Pay 2 - Romantic Accommodation

20-May-2016 Stay 3 Pay 2 - Romantic Accommodation

Enjoy our wonderful Stay 3 Pay 2 offer this September and enjoy immersing in your luxurious and romantic accommodation for a full three nights, as well as indulging in the..


13-May-2016 Busatti

Recently we were honoured and humbled to host Mr Livio Busatti, 8th generation CEO of Busatti Italy, along with Mr Michelangelo Formica the General Manager of th..

Travel + Leisure

15-Jan-2016 Travel + Leisure

Written by Dan F Stapleton READ HERE (

Standing Pretty

15-Jan-2016 Standing Pretty

Standing Pretty by Kelly Gabriel for Luxury Travel Magazine READ FULL ARTICLE HERE ( ..

Australian Traveller Magazine

13-Jan-2016 Australian Traveller Magazine

Written by Megan Arkinstall READ HERE (

The Cool Hunter

13-May-2015 The Cool Hunter

From the beginning, Pretty Beach House set a new standard not just because of its exquisite location and its exclusive home-like setting of just four private villas, but i..

Interiors Addict

11-May-2015 Interiors Addict

Wouldn’t this have been a divine place to be cooped up during our recent storms? Truly the pinnacle of luxury accommodation and hospitality, Pretty Beach House i..

Ultratravel Australia

10-May-2015 Ultratravel Australia

Sitting atop a wooded hill overlooking a distant sparkling bay having only recently opened after the original building was destroyed by fire in 2012. From the ashes emerge..

Love My Way

08-May-2015 Love My Way

Proprietors of Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa, Brian and Karina Barry alongside distinguished restauranteurs, Stefano Manfredi and Julie Manfredi Hughe..

Not Quite Nigella

06-May-2015 Not Quite Nigella

Hotels can really be magical places to visit. If a hotel does things well, it can help to re balance a life askew. It can offer tranquility in the eye of a storm and in so..

Polkadot Honeymoons

05-May-2015 Polkadot Honeymoons

Not only does the Pretty Beach House allow you to delve into complete and utter honeymoon bliss but you can also get back to nature and learn ancient dreamtime stories tol..

SMH: Life & Style

03-May-2015 SMH: Life & Style

The team of Singleton, interior designer Michelle Leslie, proprietors Karina and Brian Barry, chef Stefano Manfredi and restaurateur Julie Manfredi Hughes, gave S an exclu..


01-May-2015 Traveller

Pretty Beach House accommodates four couples. In addition to the three individual pavilions, the lodge has just unveiled Treetops, a new penthouse suite above the main hou..