A study by the University of Queensland found that being out in nature has significant health benefits. Those who spend at least 30 minutes outdoors a week were far less likely to have problems with high blood pressure. The risk of heart disease, depression, anxiety and stress were also reduced. Being close to nature is definitely what the doctor ordered and there is certainly no shortage of beautiful scenery in Australia. Here are four great accommodation ideas that will give you a truly atmospheric experience of of this incredible country.
Experience nature in a log cabin
There is nothing like staying a rustic log cabin to make you feel cozy and warm in the colder months. Cabin experts RiverwoodCabins.com recommend staying in accommodation that is made of native wood and well insulated. Seppelts View Cabins in the Barossa Valley have got some beautiful cabins that are family-friendly. It is the perfect excuse to visit this wonderful region and experience that delicious wine and produce that is on offer. Don’t forget that the food of the Barossa is frequently featured on Masterchef Australia.
If you are looking for a more romantic, atmospheric break, try the Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Douglas, Queensland. You can’t fail to be impressed by the log cabins on the eco nature retreat. They provide the perfect views out to the sweeping Coral Sea.
See the heights in a tree house
Staying in a tree house will give you a completely different perspective of Australia. You will be able to experience the sights and sounds of nature firsthand, with excellent views of the local wildlife and birds. Wollemi Wilderness Reserve offer beautiful tree houses that are perfect for an atmospheric getaway. The private and intimate accomodation is nestled within 600 acres of beautiful bushland in the Blue Mountains. The tree houses were built to be economically sustainable, showcasing the best in native Australian timber.
Sleep under canvas
Spending the night in a tent will help you take in the glory of the Australian landscape. The horizon can sometimes feel as though it goes on forever. You can be there for the breathtaking early morning sunrises and watch again as the sun sinks in the evening, leaving the sky bathed in red light. One of the most iconic luxury camping sites in Australia is Longitude 131° in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. There are only 15 boutique tents, all immaculately kept - this is five star atmospheric sleeping. Nightfall Camp is another beautiful unique camping experience that you will never forget. They offer stunning safari tents that are handmade with rotating fireplaces and timber floors. You can fall asleep with the river rapids running by.
Australia simply cannot be rivalled for diverse scenery. There are landscapes to suit every mood, from deep, rolling, blue oceans to dark, red desserts. Make the most of your travels of this beautiful country by staying outside and being at one with nature and the environment.
Posted By JenniferD
Updated : 20th October 2021 | Words : 482 | Views : 713