These villas look as though they are floating amongst the dunes. You might feel the same, after staying here. Located on the remote Kimberley Coast, Berkeley River Lodge offers complete seclusion for a privileged few – it’s only accessible by flying over the vast and spectacular Kimberley landscape in a private sea plane. Tough.

Each of the 20 luxury villas is blessed with 180-degree views of the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, the Berkeley River and the surrounding rugged bushland. Views are embraced with full-glass frontage, which opens up to your private deck complete with outdoor lounge to bask in The Kimberley sun.

Although you’re deserted, don’t expect to be shaking coconut trees. Breakfasts are made to order, bread is baked daily onsite, there are multi-course degustation menus, and fine, fine Australian wine…

For those who can’t keep still, this is the ultimate place to master the art of doing not much at all. But, if your adventurous spirit gets the better of you, the experiences here are pretty amazing: river cruises down theBerkeley, guided hikes, 4WD tours on the beach, scenic helicopter flights, and top fishing spots, all at your doorstep.

And really – why would you not want to explore this incredible place? berkeleyriver.com.au

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