The best way to experience the Mornington Peninsula is by staying, and with the region’s moderate cool climate, anytime of year is a great time to visit. We’ve picked 5 of our favourite vineyard retreats set among the rolling hills of the hinterland and even better, you might just discover that they also happen to include some of the best food and wine experiences the Peninsula has to offer. With amazing winter escape packages available - what are you waiting for? There’s still time to book your Mornington Peninsula winter escape.
Amazing! Is how most visitors describe their stay at this superb boutique hotel - Jackalope. Be greeted by the mystical Jackalope as you arrive at the beautifully secluded property which, offers two on site restaurants and in room dining for you to experience. You will want to stay a few days here with so much to do just relaxing and taking in your surroundings!
Check out Jackalope Hotel’s Play Hooky With Us Package here.
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Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill
Nowhere screams quintessential Mornington Peninsula winter escape luxury than Lindenderry. Refurbished in late 2017, this English-style country hotel will treat you to a fireside extravagance with each room containing its very own fireplace. Centrally located, you will feel a world away as you turn up the gravel drive and no stay at Lakeside is complete without enjoying the onsite restaurant Lindentree which, celebrates locally sourced ingredients in a classic European-styled menu.
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Port Phillip Estate
A well-kept secret the modern architecturally designed vineyard boasts 6 suites all superbly appointed. Enjoy soaking in the deep eggshell bathtubs or soaking in the views on your private terrace. With an onsite cellar-door and restaurant you are most certainly spoilt for choice on how to spend your time when you stay here.
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Luxuriously appointed and set on 25 acres in the heart of Red Hill. The designer villas at Polperro will have you daydreaming about your experience long after you have returned home. Each of the four villas include their own woodfire and one villa has its very own private sauna! Whilst you may be tempted to stay indoors, their outdoor firepits may have you enjoying one of their many award-winning wines overlooking the vineyard.
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Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate
Set on the Estate of one of the Mornington Peninsula’s pioneering wine families, Lakeside Villas are perched over the lake on Crittenden Estate. Blissfully quiet where you can soak up the serenity of a working vineyard the villas, 3 in total, allow you to self-cater. You can choose to visit the cellar door and then enjoy a relaxing night fireside in front of your own woodfire.
Check out Lakeside Villa's Stay & Pamper Package here.
Check out Lakeside Villa's Stay & Soar Above the Peninsula Package here.