Want to make a weekend of it?
Take your pick of rainforest or coastal vibes from our selection of the best resorts and retreats the North Coast of NSW has to offer.
Halcyon House, the beachside resort that oozes style boasts multi-award-winning interiors in 16 uniquely luxurious rooms overlooking the ocean and the pool. Dine at in-house two-hat restaurant Paper Daisy and unwind in Halcyon’s holistic spa. Plus, your mini bar comes stocked with a complimentary mini Ink Gin! 20 minutes from the distillery. $$$
Mantra’s resort Peppers at Salt Beach, in the picturesque village of Casuarina, offers up-market yet family-friendly accommodation with beach access and pool. Take your pick for dinner of the many and varied restaurants on your doorstep in Salt Village. 20 minutes from the distillery. $$
At the foot of Wollumbin lies Mavis’ Kitchen & Cabins, a gorgeous classic country getaway on a 25-acre dairy farm. Indulge in dinner at the restaurant inside the stunning old Queenslander main house, and work it off the next morning with a hike up to the breathtaking views of Wollumbin. 20 minutes from the distillery. $$
On your honeymoon, anniversary, or just want to treat yourself and someone special? Dripping in romance and indulgence is Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat. This couples-only retreat offers a range of bungalows and lodges, with your choice of valley views, or nestled deep in the valley itself. We’re talking spa baths, candles, private dining - the ultimate seductive weekend away. 30 minutes from the distillery. $$$
Bliss out in the stunning serenity that is Mistere Spa and Retreat, Urliup. Mistere’s three unique villas are both cosy in winter and cool in summer, with spa baths and zen areas perfect for a spot of yoga after a grounding walk through the hinterland. If you’re bringing the family, try Mistere’s gorgeous Hamptons-style villa by the beach at Kingscliff. Urliup - 15 minutes from the distillery. Kingscliff - 20 minutes from the distillery. $$
Live like the locals in one of Tumbulgum’s AirBNBs. Tumbulgum, meaning ‘meeting place of two rivers’ in Bundjalung dialect, is a picturesque historic town loved by fishermen and those who want to sit back and forget about the world. 2 minutes from the distillery. $