Rare Hare at Jackalope Hotel

There’s a buzz in the air on Mornington Peninsula, and it comes in the form of a contemporary cutting edge designer hotel, formal restaurant, smart bar, casual dining experience and cellar door. The name is Jackalope – and it’s the new home of Willow Creek Vineyard Wines.

Blue Range Estate Wines

“Wow!” The three letter word that Jo and Cosi Melone hear every time a guest steps out of their car and breathes in the view. It is indeed unexpected, a delightful surprise, and breathtaking. Set on a hidden hill that rises over the back of Rosebud and is sheltered by Waterfall Gully, the Blue Range Estate’s view is expansive. Stretching from Western Port Bay and Bass Strait across the Portsea Peninsula and into Port Phillip Bay, the view is unique, and extraordinary.

Butterfly Retreats

Butterfly Retreats in Red Hill is an experience for the whole family. Set on four acres of cleared grassland with mature European trees, fruit trees and an olive grove, there is something special to experience everywhere you wander throughout this picturesque property. Nestled between Lindenderry at Red Hill and Eldridge Estate, the property is flanked by vineyards providing a colourful vista ever changing with the seasons.

Welcome to Portsea

Activities at this beautiful time of year for Portsea Village Resort guests include walking in the National Parks and beaches, Portsea Ocean Beach and Portsea Bay beach, golf, wineries, restaurant tours, fishing on Portsea pier, or watching the dolphins and/or whale sharks from the ferry to Queenscliff or the beach, Peninsula Hot Springs, watching kangaroos at Point Nepean National Park.

Rare Hare Preview Dinners

The first of two preview dinners commences in collaboration with Mornington Peninsula Brewery and Commonfolk Coffee. Highlights include five rounds of brews and chews, with dishes like snapper crudo, wood roasted prawns, and lamb shoulder, all served with select MP hops.

Pet friendly!

There’s nothing like a coastal holiday; a ‘home-away-from-home’, but what if your family (like many) has a four-legged friend in their pack? Do you leave them behind? If you do take them on holiday, the inevitable questions arise. Are the facilities secure? Are the accommodations up to our standard? If you can’t take them then the inevitable feelings of guilt & separation anxiety arise.

Luxurious Scandinavian Style

It’s the minimalist yet luxurious Scandinavian style that makes Nord House feel so right. Every single detail is carefully thought through - the textures, the light, the scents – all creating a harmony that inspires the mind and relaxes the soul. Once you arrive at the property which is just off the main strip of Red Hill, you can easily leave the car alone and walk to nearby restaurants and cafes (The Red Hill Cellar & Pantry, The Long table, The Epicurean and Red Hill House are all a comfortable walk away).

5 Stars from James Halliday

What we love about Lindenderry this time of year is its symmetrical gravel walkways with carefully planted short hedges that lead to the many, park-like open lawn spaces that form what we call ‘natural outdoor rooms’. It’s these open spaces that offer respite from the heat, from the hub-bub of city life and provide the opportunity to frolic, play games, or enjoy a picnic. When you finish playing you can cool down around the beautiful pool. Lindenderry has it all; above and beyond everything else it offers a luxurious space, where you can just be, without a worry in the world to care about cause it’s being done for you in a traditional way with service at it’s core. Fuelling this direction is a team with an incredibly impressive food & beverage background and their winery which, recently received another 5 stars from James Halliday.