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Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Ultra-luxury conservation-based resort
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury conservation-based resort, located 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Set on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral conservation and wildlife reserve, the resort combines absolute luxury with a quintessentially Australian bush experience.
Recognised as one of the finest hotels in the world, the resort offers a unique blend of seclusion, native wildlife, natural beauty, conservation and heritage combined with outstanding facilities, food and wine.
Occupying just one per cent of the total land area, the resort features 40 elegantly appointed villas reminiscent of the Federation period, each with its own swimming pool, double-sided fireplace and private verandah with stunning valley views.
A Main Homestead features various dining settings including the magnificent Wolgan Dining Room with panoramic views; The Country Kitchen, a providore-style casual restaurant; the Valley Bar & Terrace; a walk-in wine cellar with over 150 carefully selected wines and the Creekside Room, a private dining area for up to 12 guests.
The resort’s food philosophy, based on seasonal, regional and where possible organic produce from within a 100 mile (160km) radius, showcases exceptional Australian fare. The menu changes according to season and various ingredients are incorporated from the resort’s very own kitchen garden.
Offering ultimate relaxation is the resort’s One&Only Spa – with an extensive range of exquisite treatments designed to revitalise the mind, body and soul the spa incorporates specialised techniques from Australia’s own Sodashi skin care range to offer a unique and enriching experience.
The resort’s unique blend of native wildlife, dramatic landscapes and heritage, can be explored through a range of activities including wildlife safaris, nature walks, heritage tours, mountain biking and horse riding. Guests are also invited to take part in conservation work alongside the resort’s expert field guides.
To book please contact the Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley reservation team on +61 2 9199 1812 or via email.
How To Get Here..
A scenic 2.5 hour drive from Sydney, located on Australia's Great Dividing Range between the Wollemi National Park and the Gardens of Stone National Park, within the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains.
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
* Experiences complimentary to guests
Discover the latest culinary experiences at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. EPICUREAN ESCAPE WITH THE BENTLEY BOYS Friday, 1 and Saturday, 2 June Executive Chef Nancy Kinchela is delighted to partner with Sydney’s award-winning Bentley Restaurant + Bar to present an unforgettable epicurean weekend of culinary bliss, perfect for food aficionados and wine connoisseurs alike. Sample some of the finest local wines from nearby Mudgee and Orange regions, as award-winning sommelier, Nick Hildebrandt hosts a wine and cheese tasting for guests to enjoy. As the sun begins to set, indulge in a five-course Australian-inspired degustation dinner with alternate courses prepared by Bentley’s Brent Savage and Nancy Kinchela. CRAGGY RANGE WINEMAKER’S DINNER Saturday, 7 July Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley welcomes Matt Stafford, Chief Winemaker from award-winning Craggy Range winery in New Zealand to host a weekend for wine lovers to enjoy. With over 10 years experience at the winery, Matt produces quality wines from some of the most prestigious winegrowing regions across New Zealand. Matt will share his passion for fine wine as guests have the opportunity to sample some of the finest Craggy Range vintages with a bespoke wine and cheese tasting. In the evening, a degustation dinner prepared by Executive Chef Nancy Kinchela accompanied by wines hand-selected by the winemaker himself. DOMAINE THOMSON WINEMAKER’S DINNER Saturday, 4 August The resort welcomes Claudio Heye from D