LUXICO’S country to coast luxury road trip
Laidback beach lifestyle or peaceful mountain vacation? In NSW you simply don’t have to choose. With international travel plateaus on-hold, it’s the perfect time to explore the road less travelled.
Get the best of both worlds by taking the ultimate luxury road trip through NSW South Coast and Southern Highlands. We have everything you need to organise the perfect trip, from where you go, what you do – and of course, where you stay!
EAT | DRINK | DRIVE | STAY |EXPERIENCE
PART 1 OF 3
SYDNEY – NSW SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:
Start your road trip from Sydney heading to your luxury accomodation in NSW Southern Highlands (90mins approx). Don’t forget to make a few ‘must see’ pit stops along the way.
VISIT THE PRESS SHOP CAFE:
Bowral is the gateway to the Southern Highlands and makes for the perfect first pitstop. Housed within the world famous and locally owned Bespoke Letterpress, The Press Shop Cafe is a charming place to visit. You will find this treasure located behind a stunning blue curved door on the main street of Bowral, enjoy the charm of the cafe mixed with the delicious food and coffee.
Shop 5, 391-397 Bong Bong Street, Bowral, The Southern Highlands
VISIT MRS OLDBUCKS PANTRY:
Support the locals along the way by heading 15 minutes down the road to Mrs Oldbucks Pantry, with an incredible natural range of teas, fine foods, honey and preserves. This award winning store is perfect for a browse, taking home some produce or even finding that perfect gift for a friend!
Shop 4 15-17 Old Hume Highway, Berrima, NSW 2577
STAY AT LUXICO’S WOLLUMBI ESTATE:
You’ve arrived! ‘Wollumbi Estate’ is not just a home but one of the most unique experiences to tick off the bucket list. Only 90 minutes from Sydney, it’s perfect place for family and friends, with a touch of French provincial style that will transport you to the tranquility and romance of the countryside.
NSW Southern Highlands |Sleeps 14 | 7 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms
EXPERIENCE YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD:
Once you’ve arrived, Wollumbi Estate is a 30-minute drive from the Southern Highlands townships of Moss Vale, Mittagong and Bowral. Over the next few days, wander through the townships and discover stylish homewares and vintage stores. You’ll also find award-winning cafes and restaurants offering local wine and produce. Admire an array of stunning private gardens or take in the splendid scenery with a stroll along the Box Vale Mine walking track.
VISIT CHERRY TREE HILL:
Want to spend some time at one of the local wineries? Only 15 minutes down the road is Cherry Tree Hill a boutique, family owned vineyard. Their Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm, 7 days a week with other times by appointment – stop by for a tasting, a light snack, or to simply take in the beautiful surroundings.
12324 Hume Highway, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577.
PART 2 OF 3
NSW SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS TO SOUTH COAST:
When your ready to move on, head to the magnificent NSW South Coast. Again, don’t forget to visit the local treasures along the way, making for a truly unique experience.
EXPLORE FITZROY FALLS:
Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most magnificent waterfalls – Fitzroy Falls. See the incredible 81m waterfall drop into the bushland of Morton National Park. Drive to the Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre, which has a cafe, souvenir shop and information on local Aboriginal history and wildlife in the park.
Feeling adventurous? Enjoy the East Rim and Wildflower walking trail to see the blooming spring terrain and views of Kangaroo Valley at Manning lookout.
1301 Nowra Rd, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
VISIT BERRY, NSW:
Feeling hungry? Don’t miss out on exploring the main street of Berry, NSW. Enjoy the famous Berry Donut Van, known for their tasty cinnamon donuts. “They’re rustic in shape and generously rolled in cinnamon sugar – and are a delicious accompaniment to your morning coffee” – Sitchu Sydney. Afterwards, let your craft side run free by taking one of the unique workshops on offer at This Old House studio.
73 Queen St, Berry NSW 2535
STAY AT LUXICO’S HOSSEGOR HOUSE:
Arrive at LUXICO’s ‘Hossegor House’ in Gerringong. Ready to meet the highest of expectations, this divine coastal getaway brings you breathtaking ocean views, contemporary design, outstanding indoor-outdoor living and even an award-winning undercover lap pool. If you’re seeking to truly unwind, step out to the undercover pool where the beach and mountains are carefully framed.
South Coast, Gerringong | Sleeps 10 | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms
EXPERIENCE YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD:
From your picturesque and quiet neighbourhood, the white sands of Werri Beach is only a few minutes’ walk while the Gerringong to Kiama coastal walk awaits the more adventurous traveler. There’s plenty on offer nearby including the recreation and bowling club, a day spa, parks and reserves as well as great spots for whale watching.
CROOKED RIVER WINES:
Crooked River Wines is an award winning family-owned and operated winery right in the heart of Gerringong, offering amazing views of the mountains and the sea. Their Cellar Door is open Tuesday to Sunday 10:30 to 4:30pm. Last tasting finishes at 4:00pm.
11 Willowvale Road, Gerringong NSW 2534
PART 3 OF 3
COAST TO COAST – TO SYDNEY:
Finally take your last leg of this journey by travelling down NSW South Coast to Bundeena (90mins approx).
VISIT KIAMA BLOW HOLE:
Kiama’s famous Blowhole is the largest in the world! Spouting water around 20m into the air on NSW South Coast. What’s more, you can take it all in from the incredible views of Blow Hole Point, pack some lunch and it’s the perfect spot for a picnic.
Blowhole Point Road, Kiama NSW 2533
EXPLORE THE ROYAL NATIONAL PARK:
NSW Royal National Park is the perfect spot to enjoy walking trails surrounded by coastal cliffs, beaches and a diverse range of flora and fauna. One path leads to Bungoona Lookout, with views of Hacking River.
Sir Bertram Stevens Dr, Royal National Park NSW 2233
STAY AT LUXICO’S PERISCOPE HOUSE:
Perched on the cliff top, above the tree line, the ever-changing canvas of sea and sky will keep you occupied and fascinated for hours. The Periscope House is a brand new build, complete with everything to make the perfect luxury holiday house and is situated just a 60-minute drive from Sydney CBD.
NSW South Coast, Bundeena | Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
EXPERIENCE YOUR SURROUNDINGS:
Experience the natural beauty of Bundeena, this is the final part of your trip. You can enjoy your own private beach at the bottom of the staircase, perfect for late afternoon relaxing in the sun and cooling off in the clear waters of port hacking. Bring your kayaks or paddle-boards (2 included) and explore the waterway, including a stop off at Maianbars long golden sandbar.
Time to make your journey back to Sydney (60 mins approx. Thanks for joining us!
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