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Capella Lodge

New South Wales, Australia

Capella Lodge, Exterior

Capella Lodge, Exterior

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Located on an enchanting sub-tropical island in the Tasman Sea, this boutique lodge provides spectacular views of the reef-fringed lagoon and majestic volcano peaks. An inspired architectural design flows throughout, from the open-plan restaurant, lounge and outdoor terrace, to the luxurious guest suites, which feature bespoke furnishings, an outdoor deck, a television, DVD player, music system and wireless internet connectivity, with some also boasting private outdoor bathing. Lord Howe Island, meanwhile, offers activities including snorkelling and guided treks to the summit of Mount Gower. In the evening, you can catch up with your fellow guests over cocktails as you watch the sun set.

  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:A luxury lodge located on a stunning South Pacific island
  • Feature:Luxurious suites are secluded sanctuaries with amazing views
  • Rooms:9 suites
  • Location:New South Wales , Australia
  • Nearest airport:Sydney International Airport
Capella Lodge
Location and transfer

1 hour, 50 minutes from Sydney International Airport by light aircraft transfer (located on Lord Howe Island, which is part of the state of New South Wales and about seven-hundred kilometres from Sydney). NB: Visas are required for Australia. 

Holiday Enquiry

Rooms and suites each feature spacious accommodation with timber floors and custom furniture to create a beach house feel. All have king-size beds, a BOSE music system, DVD player, television, wireless internet connectivity and a mini-bar, while beach towels and backpacks are also provided for guests' convenience. There are daily housekeeping and turndown services.

Capella Suite:+
  • Size: 45m²
  • Room View: Ocean and mountain views
  • Facilities: Suitable for one or two guests, this guest suite features a king-size bed or twin beds, an integrated lounge, a furnished private deck and an en suite bathroom featuring a generous rain shower.
Capella Family Suite:+
  • Size: 65m²
  • Room View: Mountain views
  • Facilities: Suitable for up to four guests, Capella Family Suite features a king-size bedroom, separate lounge with day-beds that can covert to two single beds, a furnished private deck and an en suite bathroom featuring a generous rain shower.
Lagoon Loft:+
  • Size: 55m²
  • Room View: Lagoon, ocean and mountain views
  • Facilities: Suitable for up to three adults, or a family of four with younger children, this mezzanine loft has a king-size bedroom upstairs and a living area downstairs, which has day-beds that convert to single beds. There is also an en suite bathroom and private furnished decks on both floors.
Makambo Loft:+
  • Size: 90m²
  • Room View: Mountain views
  • Facilities: Suitable for up to four guests, this mezzanine suite offers spacious accommodation. The upstairs level has a king-size sleeping area and downstairs there is a living area with day-beds that convert to single beds, as well as a bathroom. Both levels feature outdoor decks and there is also a plunge pool. Additionally, this suite has a complimentary mini-bar.
Lidgbird Pavilion:+
  • Size: 120m²
  • Room View: Ocean and mountain views
  • Facilities: Suitable for up to three guests, Lidgbird Pavilion features an upstairs bedroom, with an en suite bathroom, and opens onto a wraparound terrace. On the ground floor, there is a living area with a day-bed that can convert to an extra bed. There is also an outdoor lounge area, a plunge pool, bathroom, an outdoor bath, television, sound system and a complimentary mini-bar.

Breakfast is served in The Cape Lodge Restaurant and includes a buffet selection and hot breakfast items, cooked to order. A variety of lunch options means that you can take a packed lunch, gourmet picnic or barbecue pack out with you, depending on your day’s plans, while three-course dinners are served back in the restaurant each night. 

Restaurant Overview:+
  • Cuisine: Regional cuisine
  • Setting: The large glass windows offer incredible views over the ocean and mountains. Three-course dinners utilise fresh regional ingredients and the dishes combine flavours designed to refresh and invigorate the diner. Locally caught fish and seafood features in most of the menus and meats are sourced from boutique farms, while foods including pasta, breads and ice-creams are homemade at the lodge.
  • Dress Code: Casually elegant
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes

Children aged six years old and above are welcome.

Health & Fitness

There is a small spa offering treatments either indoors or outdoors in the pavilion. The Australian spa range, Li’Tya, is used and treatments include ‘Dreaming’, which is an indulgent three-hour-long spa experience, and the ‘Sacred Stone Therapy’, whicht utilises heated basalt stones sourced from the island’s beaches.

In Addition

Land activities:
Take a guided walk with a Naturalist, go bird-watching for rare species or hike to the summit of Mount Gower.

Ocean activities:
Glass-bottom boat tours and glass-bottom kayaks offer the chance to view the inhabitants of the reef, or you can take a boat trip around the island. Surfing, snorkelling, diving and fishing are also available on the island.

Weddings & Honeymoons

This paradise island is perfect for honeymoons and Lidgbird Pavilion is a romantic, luxurious suite to reside in during your stay.

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