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 […]
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 […]
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 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
Frenchman and celebrated winemaker Jacques Lurton first travelled to Kangaroo Island on his honeymoon in 1997 – he fell in love with the island (as well as his new bride!) and considered it an ideal place to to establish a vineyard. It was an unlikely match, but he vowed to return, and three years later, […]
The latest news from Baillie Lodges is out: From Longitude 131 at Australia’s heart at Uluru to Southern Ocean Lodge and the remote wilderness of Kangaroo Island to the idyllic calm of Capella Lodge on Lord Howe. Click here to read all about it.
Lord Howe Island resident Ollie Whistler has made local history and taken title of the Mount Gower Challenge, beating his father’s 18 year held record by just 47 seconds. The annual challenge draws crowds of islanders and visitors as onlookers, but the course itself is for the intrepid only, as it rises 600 metres above […]
Welcome to the June 2013 edition of Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential* Read all the latest news from Capella and Southern Ocean Lodge right here. Enjoy!
Earlier in the year we welcomed Vanessa Jackman, an Australian lawyer turned freelance photographer, based in the UK to discover Kangaroo Island and Southern Ocean Lodge. It’s been a happy transition, and to date, her photographs have appeared in British/American/Australian Vogue, Harpers Bazaar US, Marie Claire Australia to name a few… She also writes an […]
The annual Australian Gourmet Traveller Awards are amongst the world’s most prestigious accolades for Australian travel and tourism products. The 2013 Awards were announced in a gala presentation at one of Melbourne’s most exciting restaurants, Conservatory. And, without further a-do, we are thrilled to announce the winner of the Best Lodge 2013 is, drum roll, […]