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Welcome to the June 2015 edition of Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*. Learn about Jack taking the apron reigns at Southern Ocean Lodge, the exclusive new spa range inspired by the outback at Longitude 131 and a cool season offer with sky-high savings at Capella Lodge. And plenty more besides… Read it all right here. Enjoy!

Kangaroo Island’s School Students Float Out Aquaponics for Southern Ocean Lodge

Students at Kangaroo Island Community Education’s Parndana Campus have created a groundbreaking ‘aquaponics’ project, which now provides sustainably produced barramundi and a range of hydroponic herbs to Southern Ocean Lodge to the delight of the kitchen team and the relish of its guests. Established in 2004, the school’s Rural Production facility incorporates aquaculture, agriculture and […]

Longitude 131° Connects with Ernabella Arts

The Ernabella community of indigenous artists in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands) in remote South Australia was established in 1948 from its origins as a mission craft room, and has evolved to become a thriving art community that has ensured the preservation of indigenous art heritage and culture. Today, Ernabella Arts is one […]

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 […]

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. […]

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, in the February edition of luxe_essential*. We hope to welcome you to one, two or perhaps all three lodges in the trilogy soon. Happy reading and safe travels!  

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 […]