Escape to the best accommodation Margaret River has to offer in 2021


Whatever the time of year, heading to Margaret River is always a good idea. Summer? Immerse your feet in the crystal clear waters of some of the best beaches. Winter? No problem. Cozy up around a fire with your loved ones who will cure all those mid-year blues.

Gather the crew or get ready to make yourself comfortable with your loved one, we’ve put together a list of the best accommodations in Margaret River. From luxury stays to vacation homes, the region has it all.

The best glamping in Margaret River

Olio Bello Glamping

Glamping on an award-winning organic farm? Count on us. Luxury safari style tents at Olio Bello is surrounded by incredible landscapes and perfect for couples, a girls’ getaway or a big group party. Beware, the food served on the farm is epic, so make sure you book as many meals as possible.

Mile End Glamping

You have to see The Mile End lighted dome set up to really get a feel for what it is. The speccy domes are see-through so you can lay back, make yourself comfortable, and watch all the little twinkling stars you can’t see in Perth. A private outdoor bathroom, king bed, kitchen, and total seclusion make this a date night you’ll never forget.

Wild goose campsite

Managed by the husband and wife team Chloé and Clint, Wild Goose Camping does not have permanent structures, so the duo can set you up in a very luxurious tent at sites across the Margaret River to suit the escape you are looking for.

Two blind cows

Just outside of Margs, in one of our favorite little towns, Cowaramup, you’ll find Two Blind Cows, an exo-luxury glamping retreat at Woolrabunning Farm. Nestled in the middle of the Australian bush, you will find enviable seclusion. If you’re ready to jump into the food and drink scene, there are a bunch of places nearby.

Luxury Stays at Margaret River Resort

Smiths Beach Resort

Wake up to the sound of the ocean, your atmosphere? You will fall in love with Smiths Beach Resort. This luxurious resort overlooks the pristine Smiths Beach and is the perfect place to relax. Couples, families or groups – there are a bunch of options to choose from.

Imperial retreat

Looking to be a world away from the big smoke? Empire Retreat is for adults only and is designed to treat your mind, body and soul. Stone baths, steam rooms, and tropical showers – run, don’t walk and save this statistic.

Cap Lodge

This The 5-star lodge was voted Australia’s best boutique hotel and it’s no wonder why. Surrounded by some of Margaret River’s best wineries, unspoiled forest and a scenic lake, it’s pure pleasure.


Premalaya the mission is to create a place of love and we are pretty sure you will feel all kinds of good vibes when you leave this place. Hit this one up with the girls’ one for some wellness and yoga moment, or get cozy with your special someone – this one is a real treat.

Spa Indijup Retreat

Fancy a sumptuous getaway? The ridiculously beautiful The Indijup Spa Retreat offers 10 adult-only villas, each with a private plunge pool and panoramic ocean views. There is a Bodhi J spa on site so we’re sure we don’t need to say more.

Epic Margaret River Vacation Homes for Large Groups

The Roozen residence

This crazy guy beach house is one of the area’s most popular vacation homes for groups who just want a little (a lot) of indulgence. Each bedroom offers a 180 degree view of the ocean and the master bedroom is in its own wing of the house. Designer furnishings, hotel-grade king-size beds and an epic entertainment space. They weren’t kidding when they built this one.


Got something serious to celebrate? River’s Edge, which is literally on the edge of a river, can accommodate up to 10 people and is very special. Rustic interiors and wood-lined rooms lend themselves to a cozy winter weekend spent with friends enjoying a little nature and lots of good times.

The farm

This old original settlers’ home on Moonrise Farm is beautifully situated between vineyards and forest in the serene Rosabrook countryside. Take a group, put on your best meals, and sit down to watch the wildlife go by.


As if a breathtaking view of the ocean weren’t enough, the architectural wonder that Incognito features a pyramid glass ceiling above the enormous living space for you to look up and marvel at the stars. The open fireplace, private spas and Jacuzzi room allow us to spend time on a winter getaway in this part of the world.

Freshwater house

Set on eight acres of rolling hills, book a stay at Freshwater House and take a walk for a swim in a rock pool by a waterfall on the Margaret River. With its huge outdoor entertainment area, lounge chairs, and plenty of activities, you’ll be sure to satisfy every member of your crew.

Cute Couples Retreats in Margaret River

The merchant’s workshop

This convert The shipping container exudes all kinds of unique styles with its mix of new, recycled and natural materials. The best ? You will be treated to a breakfast of local wood-fired bread and farm-fresh eggs. The fire will even be ready on arrival. Sounds like a good deal to us.

Explorer’s rest

Ready for some peace and connection with nature? This beautiful little studio is close to town so you and your special someone can dine and come home to a little slice of heaven.

Infinite Chalet

With postcard-worthy views of the river, you’ll be forgiven for struggling to get out and explore the area. Sit down with a picnic, enjoy the sunset and end your evening in the hot tub with views of the estate. There is nothing more romantic than a stay at Chalet Infinity.

Bussells Bushland Cottages

These super cute and very private cabins are a home away from home. A few steps from the city, you can stock up on provisions before settling for the evening around the pot-bellied stove with a glass in hand. The kangaroos say hello every day and there are loads of beautiful birds to watch out for.

Looking for things to do while you are there? Check out these new things to do in Margaret River.

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