///Coastal View Cabins Review – An Enchanting Couples Retreat At Wilsons Promontory

Coastal View Cabins Review – An Enchanting Couples Retreat At Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory National Park, the southernmost point of mainland Australia, is a pristine wonderland that offers breathtaking vistas, rugged bushland and wild coastlines.

We visited during the busy school holiday season and wanted to avoid the noisy crowds at the campsites. We were looking for peace and serenity, somewhere we could escape the world, breath and replenish our energy. To be honest, we didn’t spend much time studying reviews of accommodation, we chose Coastal View Cabins simply because it had a no child policy and a spa.

To our delight, Coastal View Cabins turned out to be an enchanting couples retreat that was perfect for our needs.

Coastal View Cabins Review-Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin at Coastal View Cabins

Coastal View Cabins Review

We booked six months in advance but didn’t make any plans as we thought we had plenty of time. Of course, time always runs out and we found ourselves packing without any idea how to get there.

Luckily for us when we booked we were sent a series of emails that provided a wealth of information about the local towns and eateries. There were also insider tips on what to see and do and a map with detailed directions on how to get there. As it turned out it was only a three-hour drive from our home and the instructions made for a stress-free journey. Crises averted.

The key to the cabin is kept in a locked box and as we already had the combination, there was no need to check-in on arrival. The whole process was smooth and hassle-free and it wasn’t long before we plopped into our deck chairs to drool over the view.

Coastal View Cabins View

Coastal View Cabins View

Deluxe cabin deck chairs Coastal View Cabins

Deluxe cabin deck chairs

The Cabin

There are four private, self-contained cabins, two luxury and two deluxe, set in ten acres of land, three of which are old growth forest. As certified members of Land Care and Land for Wildlife, the property offers sanctuary to native flora and fauna and boasts a dam, pet sheep and alpacas. Yes, you can feed them if you like.

We stayed in a deluxe cabin which was delightful, but next time we might splurge on some luxury. The secluded cabins have an open plan feel with large feature windows and doors that bring the view to you – while lying in bed.

View at Coastal View Cabins - Wilsons Promontory

View at Coastal View Cabins – Wilsons Promontory

The beds were amazing and we gave a little sigh as we slid between the luxurious sheets each night.

Bedroom Deluxe Cabin Coastal View Cabins

Bed with a view

The location is ideal, with Wilsons Promontory just three minutes away, and a picture-perfect beach just a two-minute drive down the road. Jump in the car for twenty minutes and you’ll find charming towns to explore and grab a coffee or some food.

Walking at Duck Point Coastal View Cabins

Walking at Duck Point

Most of the time we cooked our own meals, okay Andrew did the cooking, either in the well-equipped kitchen or on the electric barbeque. On the last night we had dinner at the Fish Creek Pub , we weren’t expecting anything special but it was lip smackingly delicious! (Almost as good as one of Andrew’s omelettes.)

Cooking at Coastal View Cabins

Andrew cooking breakfast

Andrew's omelette

It was fabulous being able to start the day with one of these

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Special Features and Added Extras

Wilsons Promontory is all about the great outdoors and after a day spent tramping through the bush, it was heaven to slide our moaning muscles into a steaming hot spa bath. Matches and tea light candles were thoughtfully provided, along with thick white fluffy towels.

Deluxe Cabin Spa at Coastal View Cabins

Deluxe Cabin Spa

Sitting area Coastal View Cabins

Sitting area

We loved every minute of our stay at Coastal View Cabins, the attention to detail was superb and we kept discovering little-added extras. Things like, cards and board games, mosquito coils, a torch, toiletries, cotton buds, a first aid kit and free washing powder in the shared laundry. For entertainment there’s a flat screen TV/DVD/Blue Ray and an iPod/iPhone docking station, we didn’t use them preferring the raucous sound of nature and birdsong.

For your information, we’re not affiliated with Coastal View Cabins and we paid for our stay ourselves. 

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2018-08-21T21:39:30+00:00By |3 Comments

About the Author:

Audrey is a coffee drinking adventurer who has spent the last 30 years travelling with her partner Andrew. In 2017 they set off together on a 13-month career break to wander the world. She loves nothing better than helping others to follow in their footsteps.

3 Comments

  1. Mark Wrigley 22/05/2017 at 11:30 am

    Hi Audrey,
    This is Mark and Craig of Coastal View Cabins.
    Thank you Audrey for an informative and well written review. It was a really nice surprise for us to see. We are always so happy that people looking for a get away enjoy our place so much as you seem to have.
    Since your stay we have removed the main safety rail from the Deluxe Cabins’ decks and installed long stairs. This gives far better uninhibited viewing, direct access to the cabin’s lawns and garden, and can be used as another seat. The wombats love the new stairs as they keep leaving little packages on them! 🙂
    Loved your pictures too.
    Happy travels.
    Kind regards,
    Mark and Craig.

  2. Sandy Gray-Cochrane 13/06/2017 at 9:44 am

    Hi Audrey & Andrew, wilson’s promontory looks great! Hope your having a fantastic time, just on the early stages of your vast travels, haven’t spotted anything of your latest adventures yet, will keep looking. Regards Sandy

  3. Audrey 14/06/2017 at 7:20 am

    Hi Sandy thanks for taking the time to comment. Wilsons Promontory is wonderful if you’re ever in that part of the world we recommend staying at Coastal View Cabins. We’ve been a bit slow with the posts – too busy exploring – we should have something up soon.

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