Yen’s Island Home

Working as Assistant Manager of a luxury lodge on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island and spending free time camping and fishing sounds like a dream – but not for former Adelaide student Yen Leow.  Yen’s workplace is the celebrated Southern Ocean Lodge – situated on a rugged cliff-top overlooking the ocean and surrounded by pristine wilderness. […]

Welcome Southern Ocean Lodge Executive Chef Jack Ingram

It’s the way of being part of the ‘family’ at Baillie Lodges that what – but more importantly – who goes around comes around. We are so lucky that many of our team members enjoy working and living with us – often gaining experience between the three luxury lodges, or gaining experience in first rate […]

Food Philosophy from the Heart

Longitude 131° Chef Seona Moss is still in awe when she looks out from the kitchen at Uluru’s iconic luxury accommodation and takes in the changing lights and landscape of Australia’s Red Centre. For Seona, the journey to ‘the centre’ has been a professional as well as a personal one. She has worked across the […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

A new year AND a new look! Read-up on all the exciting news at Baillie Lodges and get inspired for a year of luxury travel ahead. We hope to welcome you to one, two or perhaps all three lodges in the trilogy soon.

Festive Cheer at Baillie Lodges

The Baillie Lodges family, including the terrific teams at Capella Lodge, Southern Ocean Lodge and Longitude 131 warmly wish you a fabulous festive season – cheers to a Happy Christmas and a New Year full of fun and adventures. There are so many reasons to celebrate this season, we hope you’re sharing great food and […]

Capella’s Kitchen Garden | With Chef Pete Smit

Pete Smit, Head Chef at Capella Lodge is busy bring a very locavore approach to the lodge’s fine dining menu – you could even say it’s a six mile rule on Lord Howe! Whilst most of the ingredients used for Capella’s food and beverage offering are sourced from broader New South Wales for their freshness […]

Baillie Lodges’ Iconic Outback Property, Longitude 131, Turns… 1!

The busier you are, and the more fun you have, the more time seems to fly. It’s just gone one whole year since Baillie Lodges brought the 15-tented ‘glamping’ icon Longitude 131 into the intimate collection of Australian luxury lodges. Located in the heart of Australia’s outback ‘Red Centre’ in the World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta […]

The September Edition | luxe_essential*

Welcome to the September 2014 edition of Baillie Lodges’ newsletter luxe_essential* There’s news from the Red Centre and Longitude 131 and plenty to read about at Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island, or ‘KI’ as the locals like to call it.  And not forgetting an update from Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, a paradise […]

James and Hayley Baillie in WISH Magazine’s Next Generation 2011

James and Hayley Baillie feature in the June edition of the Australian’s WISH magazine as part of their ‘Next Generation’ series for 2011. James and Hayley reveal their thoughts on emerging tourism trends in Australia and world-wide in an article titled, ‘The Power of the Platinum Nomad’. read more here    

KI Food Safari Host Mark Best Makes his Mark on the Elite Traveler Top 100 List

As the countdown continues for the fourth KI Food Safari at Southern Ocean Lodge this August, esteemed Sydney restaurateur Mark Best who is this year’s joint-host with foodie favourite Maggie Beer has been named amongst the Top 100 in the Elite Traveler Top 100 List, released earlier this month. The list of the world’s best […]