Australian Traveller Magazine’s 100 Great Australian Holiday Homes Darwin, like every capital city in Australia, is not bereft of five star resorts. But why stay in the obligatory, generic, luxury hotel when the bedroom Villa La Vue is available? It’s on Darwin’s Esplanade in the heart of the CBD and could challenge any posh hotel in the white bed linen, twin-set china reading lamps, wall-mounted flat-screens, spotless bathrooms, complimentary toiletries and fluffy white towel stakes – only in the comfort your own home.
Why wait for the waiter to bring your eggs when you can cook them yourself in your own gourmet kitchen? Why listen to other people’s kids splashing and screaming in the pool when you can swim in privacy beneath shady palms in your own private garden, separated from the outside world by a classic white picket fence?
Cleanliness, convenience, modern comforts; like the Ritzs of this world, Villa La Vue has it all.
Details // The Esplanade, Darwin, NT. From $395 per night.
www.morethanaroom.com.au, (08) 8942 3012.