Emirates One and Only at Wolgan Valley is a beautiful resort located in the serene mountain tops of the Blue Mountains. Perfect for a special occasion or even a quick weekend getaway, the resort offers more than just opulent accommodation. The Blue Mountains is heritage listed due to the unique beauty it holds, with astonishing and native wildlife.
One and Only hotels are renowned for many of their luxury resorts around the globe, and Wolgan Valley is definitely something special. The owners have made a conscious effort to prioritise environmental conservation and have done this by being the first resort on earth to be accredited carbon neutral.
Emirates is based on a 7,000 acre conservancy reserve, providing many activities for guests to enjoy. Accommodation offers guests private verandas, a private swimming pool, breathtaking views of a blue-hazard valley and a spacious living area. There are a few different villas available ranging from $2,850 to $10,800 per night.
The Wolgan three bedroom villa which is based at $10,800 (rates were observed during Spring time) per night sleeps six guests with three bedrooms. This villa is located in a private corner of the property and encompasses panoramic views of the Wolgan valley and Blue Mountains. Alongside the generous living and dining room, the villa features a double-sided fireplace, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and a large entertaining area. Guests additionally have the option to request a private butler service to accommodate all their needs.
There are various restaurants and bars located within the Blue Mountains, however the Wolgan Valley resort has some truly special picks. The Wolgan Dining Room offers the finest cuisine, prepared with the freshest ingredients sourced from within 160km, with most produce and wine originating from the Greater Blue Mountains, Orange, Mudgee and the Hunter Valley. The Country Kitchen is another luxurious restaurant offering the freshest small plates and light meals, again sourced locally.
The Valley Bar and Terrace is an intimate bar that provides breathtaking views and an extensive drinks menu, from the finest wines to specially crafted cocktails. They also provide an exceptional walk-in Wine Cellar to get the full experience.
Additionally, Emirates One and Only has a sanctuary of wellness in the mountains, including a deluxe spa and fitness centre. From relaxing massages and facials to yoga and pilates, Emirates has it all. The fitness centre, which is available to all guests, includes tennis courts, a fully-equipped gymnasium, a plunge pool and an indoor/outdoor relaxation deck.
Emirates One and Only have released an exclusive offer that provides Encore Privileges members to experience Wolgan Valley in a finer way. The offer is a Lexus Long Lunch Getaway which includes a three-course long lunch paired with regional wines and two nature activities. The offer comprises of accommodation in a Heritage Villa, gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, selected local wines and beers with meals, all non-alcoholic beverages and in-villa snack bar, two nature activities, a signature Wildlife and Sundowners Tour for two, the three-course lunch and a welcome wine on arrival. For a minimum two night stay the offer is priced at $1,890 per night.
This hidden gem is perfect for all occasions and has held many beautiful weddings. The picturesque views and unique wildlife is definitely something everyone should experience.