Australia’s highest non-alpine lodge, Spicers Peak Lodge has joined renowned international hospitality association, Relais & Châteaux, as its newest member in Australia.
Specially selected for its outstanding hospitality, charm and total experience offer to guests, Spicers Peak Lodge has made the prestigious cut, joining more than 540 of the world’s top rated luxury boutique hotels and restaurants, including fellow Australian members such as Jonah’s, Tetsuya’s and Rockpool Est. 1989.
Speaking of the accolade, Spicers Retreats managing director, David Assef comments: “Spicers Retreats is honoured to be involved with Relais & Chateaux as it aligns with our own company values of non-compromising quality when it comes to service, food & accommodation as well as ensuring every guest leaves with a memorable meaningful stay.”
Located in the Southern Downs, in south east Queensland, the luxury lodge sits perched atop the Cedar Mountain plateau, enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding mountain range and pristine National Park wilderness.
Designed with these un-spoilt landscapes in mind, the property’s elegant suites and private lodges offer an intimate and private retreat with complete immersion in the natural location. From guided hikes and helicopter flights, to gourmet picnics and dips in the lodge’s striking infinity pool, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the space and re-connect with nature both on and off the property.
Recently named as one of the top foodie destinations in Queensland by luxury travel specialists Travel Associates as well as awarded two Chef Hats in the Brisbane Times Good Food Guide for the past two years in a row, the lodge’s signature restaurant The Peak is sure to impress the most discerning of foodie travellers.
Inspired by fresh, seasonal, local produce and matched with an impressive regional wine list, The Peak features contemporary Australian á la carte and degustation menus which change daily, designed to take guests on a culinary journey and connect them to land surrounding Spicers Peak Lodge.
Guests are taken on a culinary journey with daily changing menus that honour local ingredients and the story of the place, the connection and respect to the mountain location.