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 […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

It’s been a busy year at Baillie Lodges and there’s plenty of exciting news to share! Longitude 131 marks its two year anniversary since joining the collection, Capella welcomes a new chef and Southern Ocean Lodge revs up for the KI Food Safari in 2016. Read all the latest in the October 2015 edition of […]

Latest News | luxe_essential*

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 […]

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 […]

Baillie Lodges’ 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 […]