Discover Australia’s Most Breathtaking Destinations with These Luxury Holiday Packages

Spanning sub-tropical islands to rich desert landscapes, Australia is a country of boundless natural wonders. And while many are content with camping, those who seek a little more luxury on their travels have the option to experience Australia’s most breathtaking destinations from five-star accommodation.

From Uluru to the Whitsundays, here are some of the top Australian luxury holiday packages for a relaxing and luxurious getaway.

Longitude 131°, Uluru

Inclusions: Two nights’ accommodation for two people, all dining, open bar, signature experiences, and Ayres Rock Airport transfers.
Price: From A$8,400

All the comforts of an inner-city hotel meet Australia’s breathtaking and rugged outback at Longitude 131°. Comprising 16 glamorous tented pavilions, the luxury camp enjoys views of Uluru within the red dunes of the Central Desert.

Arranged through FirstClass.com.au, this two-night package promises an opulent outback experience where guests can retreat to a luxury tent featuring custom furnishings, floor-to-ceiling windows and an ensuite with rain shower.

After exploring the incredible natural landscape, enjoy a glass of bubbles beneath the stars on your private balcony. Or, upgrade to a Dune Pavilion and indulge in a private plunge pool and daybed.

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Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island

Inclusions: Two nights’ accommodation for two people, breakfast, dinner, open bar, use of snorkelling gear/mountain bikes, and complimentary airport transfers.
Price: From A$2,100

A UNESCO World Heritage-listed destination, Lord Howe Island is a tropical sanctuary home to a reef-fringed lagoon, volcanic peaks and pristine beaches. Located 700km north-east of Sydney, the island has only 400 licensed tourist beds, making it one of Australia’s more exclusive holiday spots.

Taking in breathtaking views of the island’s coastline, Capella Lodge offers nine luxurious suites with most featuring an outdoor hot tub. Lending itself well to a romantic escape or honeymoon spot, this two-night package with FirstClass.com.au

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Newlywed beaten to death in Fiji on honeymoon had to be cremated due to injuries: Husband charged

The body of a newlywed pharmacist who was found beaten to death in the bathroom of a luxury honeymoon bungalow in Fiji was so badly injured that it could not be embalmed and had to be cremated before her parents could take her home to the United States. 

Memphis woman Christe Chen, 36, was found dead on July 9 at the secluded $3,500-a-night Turtle Island Resort. She and her husband, Bradley Robert Dawson, 38 – who she married in February – had only checked into the resort two days earlier. 

The couple married after a whirlwind romance in February – three months after they first met – and her parents paid for their honeymoon.  

DailyMail.com revealed that Chen was found bloodied on the bathroom floor of the couple’s luxury bungalow. She had suffered multiple traumatic injuries to her body, and blunt force trauma to the head, according to a post-mortem exam report. 

Dawson appeared at the Lautoka High Court on Tuesday evening (ET), clutching a small blue suitcase in anticipation of a bail hearing. However, the date was rescheduled to August 18. He has maintained Chen’s death was an accident.

Ronald Gordon, a lawyer representing Chen’s estate and her parents, told DailyMail.com that they will take civil action against Dawson if he is not held criminally liable for her death and have not ruled out legal action against Turtle Island Resort. He added that he will also oppose any bail application. 

‘The family will follow the proceedings to ensure justice is served for Christe given the horrific injuries she endured,’ he told DailyMail.com on Tuesday. 

‘The deceased was unable to be taken back to her home because of the nature of her injuries … so she had to be cremated here in Fiji and her ashes were taken back.’

Memphis woman Christe Chen, 36, was found dead on July 9 at the secluded $3,500-a-night Turtle Island Resort. She and her husband, Bradley Robert Dawson, 38 - who she married in February - had only checked into the resort two days earlier

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