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.
- Nightly rates at Longitude 131° are from $1400 per person twin share for a luxury tent and from $2400 for the Dune Pavilion, with a minimum two-night stay.
- Rates include all dining, open bar, in-suite bar, return transfers from Ayers Rock Airport and signature experiences such as a visit to Bruce Munro's Field of Light installation at Uluru, star gazing with the property's resident astronomer and expeditions to local sights such as Walpa Gorge, Kata Tjuta, Kantju Gorge and Mutitjulu Waterhole.
- Another option is a three-night Classic Uluru package, with a discounted rate and the option to undertake a guided Uluru base walk. The three nights are from $3780 per person twin share in a luxury tent and from $6480 in the Dune Pavilion.
- For more, go to longitude131.com.au or phone (02) 9918 4355.
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