Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley
An ultra-luxury conservation-based resort occupying just one percent of a 7,000-acre nature reserve in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
A scenic 2.5-hour drive from Sydney, located on Australia’s Great Dividing Range between the Wollemi National Park and the Gardens of Stone National Park, within the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains. The resort occupies just one per cent of its own 7,000-acre conservancy. The Wolgan Valley is approximately 26 kilometres long and seven kilometres wide. The Wolgan River cuts a deep gorge through the sandstone in part of the valley, forming a bottleneck that is only one kilometre wide. Steep cliffs contrast with the gentle curve of the valley floor and a picturesque road winds along the river to reach the resort on the eastern end.
With wide-open grandeur and a commitment to sustainability, the beauty of Wolgan Valley is enjoyed in magnificent seclusion and splendour. Sanctuaries of privacy with stunning views of the Wolgan Valley landscape, each of these free-standing villas features a private pool and veranda.
Reminiscent of traditional, 36 free – standing villas inspired by Australia’s Federation period architectural style defer to the spectacular surrounding landscape, each offering a double-sided fireplace, private pool and expansive veranda.
Inspired by nature and the rich heritage of the land, gracious spaces of signature furnishings and commissioned artwork to create the perfect place to gather with family and friends. An ideal family or honeymoon hideaway in the Blue Mountains, with a large living room, separate lounge and dining area and two spacious bedrooms.
Nestled in a private corner of the resort, the Wolgan Villa is the ultimate in privacy and privilege. Featuring a beautifully landscaped garden with private terraces and swimming pool, it is the ideal choice for a family vacation or getaway with friends. Three-Bedroom Wolgan Villa an expansive space of pure luxury and simplicity with gardens and terraces and every conceivable amenity. Wrapped in the pure beauty of nature, here is a place to relax and reconnect.
A culinary philosophy based on the very best seasonal, regional and, where possible, organic produce from local Blue Mountains boutique farms, private growers and vintners. Exceptional Australian fare celebrates the bounty of Wolgan Valley, fueling the region’s reputation as a ‘foodie’ hotspot.
THE WOLGAN DINING ROOM
An elegantly refined venue with lofty, timber-beamed ceilings and sandstone walls. The menu changes according to season and various ingredients are incorporated from the resort’s very own kitchen garden. Located in the Main Homestead, begin the day with a leisurely breakfast of freshly baked pastries, organic muesli, fruit compôtes, local jams and honey and freshly baked bread followed by a choice hearty cooked dishes prepared by the resort’s chef, or a presentation of local meats and cheeses. In the evening, watch as a setting sun drenches the surrounding landscape in soft colours, offering a romantic backdrop for a delectable six-course menu or à la carte dinner.
VALLEY BAR & TERRACE LOUNGE
The Valley Bar & Terrace Lounge offers an expansive veranda to enjoy during the warmer months, or an open fireplace indoors when the weather turns cooler. At any time of the day or year, panoramic views across the valley frame the vibrant hues of the seasons, encouraging guests to sit back, rest and contemplate the spectacular surroundings.
Showcasing over 150 different wines with an eclectic selection of Australian and international labels. An emphasis is placed on wines from the surrounding Orange, Mudgee and Hunter Valley regions, in addition to well‐established vineyards across Australia such as the Barossa Valley, Margaret River and Yarra Valley, as well as labels from New Zealand, France, Chile, the United States and Europe.
Located in the Main Homestead, the venue also features a walk-in Wine Cellar. With its expansive plate-glass windows and open doors, the wine selection here is a very visual experience.
A sanctuary of wellness in the calming midst of a calming forest. Boasting majestic valley views, the One & Only Spa features six exceptionally private double treatment rooms, each with its own changing area, bathroom, shower and a luxurious Japanese-style soaking tub.
Home to a unique range of native wildlife and flora, with an ancient geological heritage, guests can enjoy a range of guided tours and exciting activities. Discover the countryside on horseback, tour by 4WD vehicle, mountain bike through the valley or simply gaze at a canopy of stars in the stillness of the night. With so many unique experiences to choose from, the resort’s knowledgeable and experienced Field Guides are happy to recommend activities and experiences to inspire a love for Australia’s great outdoors.
Wolgan Valley and the Blue Mountains were made for riding and there’s no better way to explore the region’s beautiful hills, creeks and ridgelines than on horseback. Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley proudly offers a range of horse riding experiences. Choose from an introductory arena ride, a 90-minute trail ride or a tailored half-day journey in the surrounding valley.