Lemon Barley Longi-pops!

Just in time for the Australian summer, try these refreshingly zingy icy pole treats, perfect to beat the heat! Lemon Barley Icy Poles Makes 10 icy poles Begin this recipe 1 day ahead. You will need 10 x ½ cup-capacity (125ml) icy pole moulds and 10 wooden paddle pop sticks. 85g pearl barley Finely grated […]

Caitlin’s Adventures on Lord Howe Island

Capella’s resident naturalist guide, Experiences Manager Caitlin Woods came to Capella Lodge on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island to joining the lodge’s restaurant team. Multi-talented for sure, Caitlin’s true skills and interests quickly showed to be in the great outdoors, and the qualified marine biologist began to put together interpretive nature excursions around the island […]

In Bed With… Capella Lodge

Coral seen from the sky on arrival and the promise of perfect days on Lord Howe, so begins photographer and hotel reviewer Rhiannon Taylor’s stay at Capella Lodge. Checking out of the internet and any mobile phone coverage, Rhiannon quickly gets the off-grid luxury and relaxed, stylish vibe on offer at the lodge. A surprise […]

In Bed With… Southern Ocean Lodge

Photographer and popular travel blogger Rhiannon Taylor stayed at Southern Ocean Lodge to write a post for her online magazine, In Bed With. In a beautifully written and photographed post, Rhiannon recounts her experience of Kangaroo Island and of its most famous luxury lodge, from boarding the two-propellered plane for the journey to KI and […]

Longitude 131° Partners with Ernabella Arts for Ceramics Education

Longitude 131° is excited to be part of a new partnership with Ernabella Arts Inc, Australia’s oldest indigenous arts centre at the remote indigenous community at Pukatja, one of the 13 homeland communities that make up the APY (Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Lands, which will see funding for an education program for its artists and residents as […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

Read the latest news in the September 2016 edition of Baillie Lodges’ newsletter… We announce a creative new education partnership between Longitude 131 and Ernabella Arts, welcome Chef Ally to Southern Ocean Lodge and introduce Caitlin at Capella (our very own ‘Miss Attenborough’!). Plus there’s more exciting details on the luxe re-developments planned in 2017.

Walk Among the Locals at Seal Bay

Seal Bay Conservation Park on Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest sea lion colony, home to around 1,000 Australian Sea Lions who surf the waves to shore and – once on land – make tracks and burrow in the protected sand dunes and coastal scrub. An excursion to Seal Bay is included in a signature […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

Always evolving in a bid to raise the luxury travel benchmark ever higher, there’s plenty happening at Baillie Lodges. From Southern Ocean Lodge atop the limestone cliffs of Kangaroo Island to the jewel-like Capella Lodge on subtropical Lord Howe Island and Longitude 131 in Australia’s heartland, click here to read the latest news.

Field of Light Blooms in the Desert

Australia’s ‘Red Centre’ has been transformed, with the ‘Field of Light’ planted in the foreground of Uluru, comprising some 50,000 solar lights atop slender stems and creating a visual impression of a field of glowing buds which sway in the evening breeze as the sun sets over Australia’s spiritual heartland. British-born installation artist Bruce Munro […]

Bruce Goold Revisits Capella Lodge

Capella’s most recognisable design feature is the screen print of Lord Howe Island’s own Kentia palms designed by artist Bruce Goold and replicated in cool blues and soft greens, reflecting the tone of the island. Made famous by the popular ‘Mambo’ surf wear designs of the 1980’s, Bruce’s laid back island-themed works are transformed in […]