Saffire Freycinet


  • Views from every inch of the property
  • Comfy, modern suites
  • Great excursions
  • All-inclusive rates


  • Extremely remote (transfers are not included)
  • One restaurant
  • Very pricey

Published 07/21/2016

Fodor's Review

Blame it on jaw-dropping views of Wineglass Bay and the Hazards Mountains that frame the resort, or the eco-friendly space-age architecture fit for the likes of James Bond—a far-flung luxe getaway doesn't get much better than this. The campus, on Tasmania's remote Freycinet Peninsula, is replete with 20 ultramodern rooms (think Eames lounge chairs, drop-down flat-screen TVs, and black-out shades at the push of a button), a spa with treatments using sapphire and diamond dust, and a to-die-for restaurant with Tasmanian wines and some of the best food on the island. But don't worry. It's definitely not as intimidating as it looks: casual clothes are de rigueur here for most activities, like oyster shucking and spotting local wildlife by boat. Best of all, all-inclusive packages feature gourmet tasting menus, nightly wine hours, some activities, mini spa services, and your wine-and-goodies-stocked minibar. Rates can be steep, but Saffire can't be beat for romance, natural beauty, and sheer get-away-from-it-all decadence.

Hotel Award Winner | 2012

Hotel Information


Coles Bay Rd., Freycinet Peninsula, Coles Bay, Tasmania, 7215, Australia

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Hotel Details:

  • 20 suites
  • Rate includes: All-inclusive; Breakfast; Some meals

Published 07/21/2016


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