Staying in the Hunter Valley: Cypress Lakes Resort

Staying in the Hunter Valley: Cypress Lakes Resort

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 02/24/2017

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney and enjoy a tranquil weekend amidst the lush greenery and countless wineries at this award-winning accommodation!

The Hunter Valley provides the perfect escape from the city, promising visitors a relaxing break with wine, delicious food, and stunning scenery. In the heart of the hinterland, you’ll find Cypress Lakes Resort, a golf getaway that embodies everything the Valley has to offer.

Perfect for a romantic escape or a laidback cultural jaunt, Cypress Lakes Resort is not only set in beautiful surroundings, but it also has a packed roster of activities you can get stuck into while you’re there. Spread over 25 acres, there is the chance to play golf until your heart is content, explore the wild surroundings, and sample some of the local wines that have made the area famous around the world.

The luxury accommodation and on-site restaurant only add to the charm.

Accommodation at Cypress Lakes Resort

The accommodation at the resort is scattered about the iconic 300-acre resort, made up of a collection of self-contained villas. You can stay in a one, two, three, or four-bedroom villa, many of which boast incredible bushland views of the valley. The private villas can give visitors a completely private experience while opting to get some luxurious pampering and indulgences on the side if they wish. Rooms are neutral and serene, promising a relaxing stay in the Australian countryside.

The Restaurant at Cypress Lakes Resort

When you get peckish, you can head to the on-site Bodega Restaurant and Bar. Open daily, this welcoming hangout serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While you tuck into local, seasonal flavours and sample some of the renowned Hunter Valley wines, you can admire the sprawling views of the surrounding golf course, lake, and swimming pool.

Things to Do While You’re at Cypress Lakes Resort

  • Play Golf

    The resort is made for golfers, with an expansive course that’s surrounded by picturesque scenery. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, there’s somewhere on the green for you. The gold scene here isn’t just for a once-off visit, with a country club attached that brings the locals and the swanky Sydneysiders to its greenery.

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Hit the skies and see the Valley from a different perspective in a hot air balloon. All around the valley, you can jump in a basket and discover the views at a slower pace.

  • Cycle or Walk

    The scenery surrounding Cypress Lakes Resort is beautiful, boasting eggshell-smooth lakes and lush greenery. Take a stroll around the trails and out into the valley, or hire a bike and use pedal-power to make your way around.

  • Wine Tasting

    The Hunter Valley is renowned for its extensive wine tasting opportunities. Try some of the wines on-site, or head out to the local wineries to learn more about the different wines produced in the valley.

Related article: Sample lunch menu at Cypress Lake Resort.

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.