Perched atop a nine-storey office tower overlooking Hobart’s Salamanca Wharf is this: the newly-opened Avalon City Retreat.

But it’s more than just your standard penthouse – please, this is a fully self-contained omnipod; a modular design that can be lifted and relocated to, well, anywhere.

Not that there’s anything portable-looking about the interior. Two king-sized bedrooms with custom-made beds, ensuite bathrooms and a fully-stocked kitchen (we mean fully – with everything from wines and whiskies to seriously gourmet pre-made dinners if you don’t feel like venturing out).

And while the art collection has been thoughtfully curated, and the complimentary champagne isn’t bad either, the real highlight is on the private deck. Despite a 10-seater dining table for gatherings, we think you’ll rather enjoy it on your own, taking in the city skyline from your moonlounge – that’s a sunbed that can be illuminated like a lamp.

And once you tire of this, there’s an outdoor artisan Huon Pine bath to soak in, where you can star-gaze, sip your sparkling and, well, just bliss out…

avalonretreats.com.au

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