Arrivals & Departures The new super-luxury suite with views of two red centre icons

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Wake up to views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta at a new premium suite at the refurbished Longitude 131° luxury outback camp in central Australia.

Owner Baillie Lodges has reopened Longitude 131° following multi-million-dollar upgrades, including the addition of the new Dune Pavilion which lays claims to being the only accommodation with views of both Uluru and Kata Tjuta (also known as the Olgas). 

The contemporary suite has a bathroom with a a tub overlooking the desert and an outdoor deck with a day bed, fireplace and private plunge pool. Inside, there are separate living and sleeping areas with artworks by local artists.  

Guests can also stay in one of Longitude 131°'s luxury tents, which have floor-to-ceiling windows providing views of Uluru. Each also has a private balcony with a day bed, armchairs and a fireplace. 

The refurbishment also includes upgrades to guest areas such as the Dune House, which incorporates the restaurant, self-serve open bar, lounge and an expanded outdoor terrace.

Located at the highest point on the property, the new Dune Top open-air venue is the ideal spot for sunset drinks and canapes. Day beds and a help-yourself bar have been added to the pool area, and outdoor dining experience Table 131° now has a central campfire.  

The property now also has its first dedicated spa, Spa Kinara, offering treatments using native ingredients such as scented emu bush, Kakadu plum, quandong, desert lime, Australian yellow clay and desert salts. 

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