At the height of summer (December to February), temperatures in Adelaide can easily hit 40C. Spring, when temperatures are a little cooler, is a great time to Adelaide. Winter can be chilly and the city can be buffeted by winds coming from the wild Southern Ocean which can make it cold and rainy.
Located just a 15 minute drive from Adelaide's city centre, Mount Lofty House in the Adelaide Hills is a glamorous, boutique retreat and a great option for those looking to explore the surrounding wine region.
Nestled in the famous Adelaide Hills wine region, Mount Lofty House is only a 15 minute drive from Adelaide city centre, yet offers boutique wineries, spectacular views across the Piccadilly Valley, and lush botanic gardens.
Mount Lofty House is a welcome addition to Adelaide's premium properties and allows visitors to enjoy the best of both worlds, being so close to the heart of Adelaide yet far enough away for visitors to revel in the relative calm of the countryside.
The 170-year old property boasts beautifully designed, spacious rooms and suites with heritage charm; as well as three different self-contained cottages nearby the estate, made up of either 2, 3 or 5-bedrooms, which are great options for guests choosing to spend a little longer in the Adelaide region.
The property also offers a multi award-winning restaurant Hardy's Verandah, a lounge and cocktail bar, the Stables Day Spa, outdoor swimming pool, volleyball and tennis court, and two vineyards.
Dining at Mount Lofty House is an experience in instead with the option of either a 3 chef hat cuisine at Hardy's Verandah - the properties fine dining establishment. Alternatively guests can opt for a more relaxed fare at Arthur Waterhouse Lounge - a beautifully salon where guests can enjoy a casual meal in front of the open fire.
Whilst at Mount Lofty House, make sure to take part in the range of optional activities on offer, from privately guided wine and gourmet food tours; hikes along the Heysen walking trail; cycling through the Adelaide Hills; golf at the nearby Mount Osmond Golf Club; or day trips to the Cleland Wildlife Park, home to both kangaroos and koalas.
from £7000 pp
inc flights & transfers for 9 nights
Mount Lofty House is a 30 minute drive from Adelaide Airport.
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