Starhaven Retreat
Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria
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Rest & Relaxation: Designer Adults-Only Coastal Retreat

Escape to Victoria’s stunning Bellarine Peninsula and enjoy a chic, eco-friendly retreat in Portarlington at Starhaven Retreat – just 90 minutes’ drive from Melbourne. This holiday-home-turned-award-winning-property — which featured on Grand Designs Australia — overlooks tranquil Port Phillip Bay and includes daily buffet and à la carte breakfast, nightly cocktail each, popcorn and ice cream cinema experience, spa credits and a guaranteed late 12pm checkout.

Package Options


Calendar
2 Nights
ROMANTIC COASTAL RETREAT
Star Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast
  • Guaranteed late 12pm check-out
  • Nightly cocktail each at Star Bar
Calendar
2 Nights
VIP UPGRADE
Orion Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast
  • Guaranteed late 12pm check-out
  • Nightly cocktail each at Star Bar
Calendar
2 Nights
HONEYMOON UPGRADE
Haven Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Welcome bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • One complimentary in-room mini bar
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast
Calendar
3 Nights
ROMANTIC COASTAL RETREAT
Star Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast
  • Guaranteed late 12pm check-out
  • Nightly cocktail each at Star Bar
Calendar
3 Nights
VIP UPGRADE
Orion Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast
  • Guaranteed late 12pm check-out
  • Nightly cocktail each at Star Bar
Calendar
3 Nights
HONEYMOON UPGRADE
Haven Suite
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • Welcome bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • One complimentary in-room mini bar
  • Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast

An escape from everyday life beckons at Starhaven Retreat, a contemporary hideaway amid the outstanding coastal beauty of Bellarine with its beaches, lakes and stunning views.

What You’ll Love…

The Retreat – A coastal, eco-conscious property for adults only

Showcasing a beach-chic vibe alongside renowned contemporary architecture, Starhaven Retreat combines sophisticated glass panelling, textured stone feature walls and smooth polished woods for a sleek and trendy style that is complemented by high-end facilities and amenities. Truly relax with a AU$25 spa credit each during your stay to use on treatments of 60 minutes and over.

Joining the growth to green, Starhaven Retreat promotes numerous environmental initiatives among the three categories of electricity, water and recycling. From the production of energy from solar power and supplying toilet and washing machine water from 20,000 water tanks to using FSC Certified papers and recycling all plastic, glass and paper, this retreat strives for a sustainable future, without compromising on luxury.

The Suite – A designer oasis in a boutique property with a guaranteed late 12pm check out

Unwind in contemporary comfort in a 30sqm Star Suite showcasing king or twin bedding, 3D LED TV with a complimentary on-demand movie system, lavish en suite and a private balcony.

VIP Upgrade: Want more space? Upgrade to a spacious 50sqm one bedroom Orion Suite.

Honeymoon Upgrade: Enjoy the space of a well-appointed, 60sqm Haven Suite boasting a luxurious private spa with infinity bath and TV, two-person steam shower, private lounge with a cosy fireplace and a balcony boasting views of Melbourne.

Plus, with this upgrade you’ll enjoy a welcome bottle of sparkling wine served in the privacy of your room as well as one complimentary minibar filled with chocolates, water, soft drink and beer.

The Food – Enjoy daily buffet breakfast and a nightly cocktail each

Retreat to the tranquil terrace boasting beautiful ocean views each morning for a fully cooked buffet breakfast serving up a spread of cereals, yoghurts, fruits and breads alongside hot à la carte options like eggs, bacon, mushrooms, hash browns and sausages.

End each relaxing day with a nightly drink each served at Star Bar. Enjoy a choice of beer, wine, soft drink, mixed drink or cocktail.

See & Do – Pristine beaches, historic towns and some of the world’s finest food and wine

During your stay, enjoy a popcorn & ice cream cinema experience at the 15-seat Star Class cinema

Located just 90 minutes’ drive from Melbourne, the Bellarine Peninsula is bursting with natural delights. Stroll along pristine beaches, explore the rich history of Geelong and taste spectacular local food and wine, freshly produced by some of Australia’s most awarded makers and growers.

Portarlington Pier is just a short 10-minute drive where beautiful views and a selection of local cafés beckon, while the beach is mere minutes away.

Perfect for couples

Enjoy a romantic retreat that’ll have you unwinding from the everyday in no time.

Valid for travel until 31 March 2020 (bookings must be made before 29 February 2020).

Blackout Dates Apply. Dates are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Friday and Saturday Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge per night for Star Suites, applies on Fridays and Saturdays and is payable at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Check Availability: To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

Buy Now Book Later: If you want to secure this offer and don't know when you want to travel please select 'Buy Now & Book Later'. This will secure your package and give you the flexibility to choose your travel dates - within the book by and validity period and subject to availability. To select dates post purchase, simply select 'My Escapes' under the 'My Account' tab and follow the prompts.

7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Bookings (except for Tour bookings and flights) may be cancelled with a full refund provided that cancellation occurs strictly within 7 days from the date of purchase and provided that the cancellation is made no less than 21 days prior to the check-in date.

Feel Like Changing your Dates? No worries… You can make one (1) change to the date of your booking provided the change is made no less than 45 days before the start of your original booking date and provided you choose dates which are of an equal value and are available. Any change to booking dates is subject to and must be made online in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

All packages are valid for two adults.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two people. See the 'Extra Guest Policy' below:

Extra Guest Policy: No additional guests can be accommodated.

Please note: This is an adults’ only property. Children 15 years and under are not permitted.

Connecting rooms are not available.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

Please note: Premium cocktails are excluded from the nightly drink.

Please note: The last movie viewing is at 8:30pm each night.

Complimentary Ferry Shuttle: Port Phillip Ferries now sail to Portarlington. Starhaven Retreat can pick you up from Portarlington Port. Please contact the hotel directly and inform them of which ferry you are travelling on.

Please note: Massages require bookings priior to arrival to ensure availability of therapist.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to website's terms and conditions.

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