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Piermont Retreat

Swansea, Tasmania, Australia

Piermont Retreat is a hideaway retreat on Tasmania's beautiful east coast, overlooking the natural wonders of Freycinet National Park, with its stunning beaches, clear water and abundant walks through the Tasmanian bush.

At a Glance

  • The beaches at and around Piermont Retreat provide a completely new Australian beach experience, they are so quiet you can have them all to yourself

  • The cottages are 'bio-sustainable' as they are made of local timber and Kasmiri slate

  • Piermont Retreat has a neutral magnetic field, meaning an excellent night's sleep

  • Take in the stunning views over Great Oyster Bay and perhaps spot a pod of the local dolphins playing at dusk

  • Enjoy playing polo by the sea at Piermont Polo and Equestrian center

Insider's View

Sit on the verandah of your private cottage and look out over tranquil Great Oyster Bay – and you may be lucky enough to see a playful pod of dolphins as I did.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Piermont Retreat or take a look at our itineraries to Tasmania


Situated on a stunning private white sandy beach overlooking Great Oyster Bay, Piermont Retreat is the perfect getaway for couples or families alike. The collection of one, two and three bedroom cottages and suites provide a really relaxing break on your self drive vacation around Tasmania. The Freycinet National Park is on your doorstep and here you can be as active or as laid back as you like.

Go bush walking, hiking along the miles of pristine beaches, wildlife spotting or maybe just take a dip in the pool here or have a game of tennis. The cottages and suites are all decorated in a contemporary beach house style with an emphasis on local materials, natural fabrics and understated comfort. Although they are equipped with their own kitchen, you can have delicious meals brought in or eat at the award winning restaurant. There is an extensive wine cellar showing off the excellent local wines and an evening drink on the terrace overlooking the bay is an unforgettable experience, especially on summer evenings, when jazz bands come to play in the amphitheater.

For families, Piermont Retreat is the perfect place to have some time together and for couples, the ultimate romantic retreat.


Piermont Retreat has 15 stone cottages and 6 spa suites. The studio, one, two and three bedroom cottages vary in size but all have wooden decks with bay views, log fires, understated natural furnishings and fabrics, TV/DVD/CD equipment and kitchen and laundry facilities. Some have spa baths. The spacious Deluxe Spa Suite has the addition of iPod docks, plasma screen, double spa bath and partial ocean views form the deck while the Premium Spa Suite has panoramic ocean views from its large deck.


Children are very welcome at Piermont Retreat and many of the rooms are well suited to families of various sizes. The hotel offers babysitting on request for its guests and is happy to cater for children.


Piermont Restaurant is just a short stroll from the cottages and has a wonderful menu featuring the freshest Tasmanian ingredients, served in a lovely setting overlooking Great Oyster Bay. There is also a barbecue area and terrace, a large outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. Mountain bikes and canoes are available for guests.


Guests at Piermont Retreat have use of the pristine private beach, and can enjoy the hotel's walking trails, mountain bikes and canoes. Further afield, the Freycinet Coast has so much to offer from deserted long white beaches ideal for walking and wildlife spotting, kayaking, deep sea fishing and diving. A number of cellar doors and vineyards are also conveniently dotted along this coastline so you can call in and taste the elegant, crisp, cool climate wines they produce.

Location & Directions

Swansea, Tasmania, Australia

Located on the North East coast of Tasmania, the Piermont Retreat is just 3 kilometers south of Swansea and a short drive from both Hobart and Devonport, on the Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania.

When to go

Tasmania has a temperate climate with 4 distinct seasons. Warm summer days from December to February and sometimes snow in the cooler months of June to September. The best time to visit Tasmania is between October and April, when the weather is at its best. By May, nights are getting cold and days are getting shorter. Winters (June-Aug), especially in the high country, can be quite harsh- though that's the best time to curl up in front of a blazing fire.

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