8 Best Luxury Escapes In Blue Mountains, Australia - Updated 2024

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Australia is blessed with an abundance of fascinating and homey destinations, ideal for blissful breaks. Blue Mountains is one of the best places to visit in this country, with its rich offerings of luxury escapes. With magnificent structures and breathtaking scenery almost everywhere you look, you get a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This place in Australia should be on your itinerary if you want to avoid the chaos of the crowded and over-visited vacation destinations. Blue Mountain offers what only a few other places in the world can offer: beautiful yet tranquil destinations. Read on to discover the best luxury escapes in Blue Mountains, Australia, where you can spend your vacation in style.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 09, 2024.

1. Resort-style retreat in Blue Mountains (from USD 460)

If you are looking for a fabulous yet peaceful place to spend your next holiday, then this resort-style retreat in Hartley might be the place for you. With a snug, chic, and spotless interior, the retreat house is fully furnished, with plenty of beds able to accommodate up to 12 guests. They have Wi-Fi access, but why stay glued to your gadgets when you can swim in the heated pool, jump on the trampoline, or play at the pool table? You can also go hiking, horse riding, or sightseeing in the area of the Blue Mountains.

Tip from tour guide


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Blue Mountains

Flora trivia alert!⁠ Another great thing about the Blue Mountains is the presence of magnificent eucalyptus (gum) trees. This region boasts all four types of eucalyptus trees, which you can easily spot in the forested areas, along canyons, and near waterfalls.

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Hartley, New South Wales, Australia
20.61 km (12.9 mi) from Three Sisters walk
183 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms are all good sizes and enough space around the tables to sit down and eat together
ample space and great room configuration
the house is huge with a themed room at every corner
the main bathroom is cleverly designed so multiple people can use it at once
absolutely stunning home with a beautiful pool incredible views and immaculately clean interior
place was clean and welcoming
the place was clean and warm
the pool was clean and beautiful
house was very clean kitchen well stocked
the house was very clean and well maintained
excellent host was most helpful
excellent service the host was very friendly and helpful
kyle was very responsive to our requests & questions
kyle was very accommodating a great host
kyle was a great host and very responsive to any queries
great location and just a perfect place
whilst location was a little remote it is close enough to the major attractions of the blue mountains region
the house was amazing and the location is great
great location amazing for large family gathering and very spacious
beautiful location really lovely and spacious
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2. Luxury house in the historic Katoomba

A deluxe trip to the Blue Mountains will be even more special when you stay at this five-bedroom luxury home in the historic village of Katoomba. It’s not your average luxurious getaway. The gorgeously designed house features a heated indoor pool with a sauna, as well as a pristine and beautifully landscaped, cold-climate garden. Able to accommodate up to 10 guests with 5 spacious bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a fully equipped kitchen, this idyllic mountain retreat is perfect for family vacations. After a day of hiking in the nearby Scenic World or Three Sisters, relaxing in the living room is fun as there’s a big Smart TV with free Netflix access.

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Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
721 meters (0.5 ft) from Three Sisters walk
69 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
excellent accomodation beautiful and very clean
the house was beautiful and very clean
space comfort designer kitchen heated pool very clean books
the location was great - 15 min walk to supermarkets and an easy drive to scenic world
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3. Deluxe treehouse in Bilpin (from USD 799)

Have you ever seen a treehouse as luxurious as this one in Bilpin? This secluded cabin around an hour or two away from Sydney is one-of-a-kind and offers a stunning view of the impressive Blue Mountains rainforest and Bowen’s Creek Gorge. With a queen-sized bed able to accommodate two guests, a spa, kitchenette, fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows, this treehouse nestled high in the forest treetops is a unique and extraordinary place ideal for a romantic getaway. Waking up to a breathtaking view of the Blue Mountains every morning is a glorious way of starting your day amid nature.

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Blue Mountains

Travel trivia alert! Rainforests of the Greater Blue Mountains contain the descendants of the lush forests that once covered the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana. ⁠Today, these forests occur only in isolated pockets where moisture and steep terrain have ensured their protection through the ages from the extremes of drought and fire.⁠

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Bilpin, New South Wales, Australia
27.13 km (16.9 mi) from Three Sisters walk
120 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is plenty of light warmth from the fireplace hot water and a surprisingly nice compost toilet
very helpful hosts and neighborhood
something everyone must see and do lionel was incredibly helpful friendly and lovely to communicate with
this treehouse is extraordinary and truly one of a kind
this place is a piece of art lionel is such a helpful and friendly host
creative one of kind experience
the walk to the creek was challenging but absolutely stunning
very peaceful and a great place to get away from it all
this is one -of -a -kind -you -can't -miss - fantabulous place in blue mountains region
a very unique and amazing place to stay
what an amazing place a unique and luxurious little hideaway
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4. Lavish accommodation in Little Hartley (from USD 487)

Revitalizing both the mind and the body is possible at this large house in Little Hartley. With several spacious rooms and three bathrooms, it can accommodate up to twelve guests without compromising comfort. Satisfy your inner child with the various gaming activities available on the property, such as the covered outdoor trampoline in the backyard, snooker table, dartboard, and two-player arcade machine in the game room. They also have an outdoor hot tub where you can soak in and relish a sip from the champagne flute under the starry skies.

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Little Hartley, New South Wales, Australia
21.19 km (13.2 mi) from Three Sisters walk
83 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 13 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
communication and cleanliness were outstanding and the amenities were superb the spa and woodfire heater were the highlights
pictures don’t do it justice the hot tub and billiard room were great fun
the host is really friendly and was very helpful with answering questions
chris was really helpful in helping us plan and the whole weekend was awesome highly recommended
chris has created a wonderful place to stay
omg this place is amazing it's even nicer in real life than it is in the pictures
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5. Grand dwelling with a breathtaking sunrise view (from USD 644)

This five-bedroom house can accommodate up to ten guests while offering stunning views of the sunrise and nearby Three Sisters and Mt. Solitary. Gordon Falls and Leuralla Toy Museum are down the street, while Leura Mall is a 15-minute walking distance away. Set atop a cliff, this luxurious home offers spacious and comfortable living areas, well ventilated by central heating and cooling. The house also features an equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, dual ovens, dishwasher, microwave oven, and a Nespresso coffee machine.

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Leura, New South Wales, Australia
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Three Sisters walk
180 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enough room for kids and adults with fantastic view that will take your breath away
beautiful place on the escarpment wonderful views tasteful decor very comfortable
loved the fire place and the ever changing view from the main living room
comfy beds beautiful views
the communication with josie was excellent and the kitchen was well stocked with coffee tea etc
beds were comfortable and house was very clean
very spacious and clean
great venue great location clean and enjoyable
josie was a fabulous host and nothing was an issue
fabulous house josie is so nice and kind
the most perfect place to relax and cook an amazing big meal in the well equiped kitchen
awesome place for the family to stay
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6. Beautiful timber home in Medlow Bath (from USD 455)

Set on a large, secluded land in the town of Medlow Bath, this gorgeous timber house can accommodate up to eight guests in its four gorgeous bedrooms. It’s the perfect place to stay if you want to have a relaxing and comfortable vacation. You get access to Wi-Fi, TV, and Netflix. The expansive property is close to popular attractions in the Blue Mountains. Going on bushwalks or enjoying the local cafes and restaurants around Katoomba and Blackheath are recommended activities. The modern kitchen that opens towards the dining room is fully equipped, and they also have a huge veranda where you can grill meat or seafood in the gas barbecue.

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Medlow Bath, New South Wales, Australia
6.48 km (4.1 mi) from Three Sisters walk
200 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the accommodation was perfect with great amenities thoughtful touches and comfortable spaces
the beds were extremely comfortable
great deck established trees fire pit comfy beds and a 10-15min drive to all the things
all the girls loved the bathroom essentials would stay again in a heartbeat
the house was very clean and beds super comfortable
the property was amazing very clean and well equipped
the house is beautiful and very clean
the house is absolutely lovely sparkly clean and well equipped
the house was beautiful and clean
angela is the perfect host
host was very friendly and helpful too
angela was an excellent host
angela was a fantastic host responding to all msgs quickly
angela is a wonderful accomodating host
close by hikes a huge plus
great location close to main attractions
this is a stunning property located in a quiet and convenient location
a beautiful house in a great location
great central location for sightseeing bush walking and restaurants just a short drive away
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7. Deluxe retreat in the mountains

At this well-lit idyllic house above the Valley of the Waters in Wentworth Falls, you are not restricted to just a room with a view because here, all rooms have breathtaking views. An extraordinary setting amidst peaceful and stunning views of Mount Solitary and Jamison Valley, the private house features four spacious bedrooms that can accommodate eight guests. Relax in the gas-heated spa and Swedish sauna in the garden room overlooking the secluded gardens, or enjoy a home-cooked meal prepared in the galley kitchen at the glass-windowed sunroom. You can also go on a bushwalk to the waterfalls and explore the surrounding Blue Mountains National Park. This place will not disappoint and is sure to exceed your expectation.

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Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
4.96 km (3.1 mi) from Three Sisters walk
34 reviews  
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

8. Magnificent escape amid the greens

Conveniently located just two minutes away from Blackheath Golf Course, this iconic century-old farmhouse tripled in size when touched by award-winning architect, Glenn Murcutt. It is an opulent escape near Blue Mountains National Park. This hidden yet accessible house is well-lit, with its large glass windows showcasing the beautiful gardens around the property. With four bedrooms that can accommodate up to ten guests, the stylishly furnished house features centralized heating and open fireplaces to keep guests warm even in cold weather. It features a state-of-the-art kitchen, TV, and Wi-Fi access to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
9.33 km (5.8 mi) from Three Sisters walk
82 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sleeping arrangements were also most comfortable
philip very generously provided a full breakfast stocked fires and great amenities to complement our stay
the house features a large relatively modern kitchen and comfortably slept 8
the place is so beautiful nice peaceful and clean
wonderful communicative hosts too
philip was a wonderful host very accommodating as our dates change a couple of times
our hosts had thought of everything and have made westhill a very comfortable holiday destination
philip is very friendly and helpful
great host property and location
great getaway in a beautiful location
it was very close to bush walks as well which we took advantage of
the location is great and close to lots of lookouts and walks
the home is very close to the stunning grand canyon loop walk
huge space beautifully appointed in a wonderfully serene location
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Indulge in a luxurious Blue Mountains getaway

Why settle for less when it comes to vacation getaways in the spectacular Blue Mountains region? When you choose one of our recommended top 10 best luxury escapes in Blue Mountains, Australia, you can relax and unwind luxuriously and comfortably.

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