Clarendon Forest Retreat
Kiwarrak State Forest , NSW
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Relaxing Countryside Retreat in the Kiwarrak State Forest with Bottle of Wine

Escape to the countryside with a stay at the Clarendon Forest Retreat, set amid New South Wales’ Kiwarrak State Forest. Staying in a romantic, self-contained cottage, make the most of the region's fantastic walking trails and nearby beaches. Included in your stay is a bottle of wine on arrival, so you can raise a glass to this relaxing mini break.

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2 Nights
THE SANCTUARY
Bed
The Sanctuary
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

2 Nights
THE CHAPEL
Bed
The Chapel
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

2 Nights
HIDEAWAY
Bed
Hideaway Cottage
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

3 Nights
THE SANCTUARY
Bed
The Sanctuary
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

3 Nights
THE CHAPEL
Bed
The Chapel
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

3 Nights
HIDEAWAY
Bed
Hideaway Cottage
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

5 Nights
THE SANCTUARY
Bed
The Sanctuary
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

5 Nights
THE CHAPEL
Bed
The Chapel
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

5 Nights
HIDEAWAY
Bed
Hideaway Cottage
  • Inclusions valid for two people
  • A bottle of wine on arrival
  • Exclusive discount on horse riding (AU$85 discounted from AU$110)

Kiwarrak State Forest covers an area of around 12,000 hectares and is located north of Nabiac and close to Forster. Clarendon Forest Retreat is a tranquil oasis surrounded by Kiwarrak State Forest and provides a fantastic base from which to explore the natural beauty this area has to offer.

What You’ll Love…

The Location – Nestled into the Kiwarrak State Forest

Enjoy a mini break with someone special in the idyllic New South Wales countryside. Clarendon Forest Retreat is nestled between Manning Valley and Forster and is just a 25-minute drive from beautiful beaches, meaning you can go from forest walks to strolls on the sand within the same day.

The retreat is dog and cat friendly, so you can even take your furry friend along (see ‘Fine Print’ for more details).

As well as the spas in each cottage, Clarendon offers a 12-metre, fibre-glass salt-water pool, exclusively for guests. Gaze over the surrounding tree-covered hills and valleys and enjoy a refreshing swim.

There’s also a tennis court on site, with free use plus complimentary ball and racquet hire for all guests.

Your Cottage – Romance in the idyllic countryside of NSW

A choice of three unique cottages awaits...

The Sanctuary: Hidden among the trees you’ll find The Sanctuary, a split-level cedar cottage ready to become your cosy, country home. Soft leadlight scenes of floating waterlilies surround your spa, while colonial windows allow you to gaze onto your private garden of flowers and herbs.Your cottage also features a flat-screen TV, linen and towels, kitchen utensils, overhead fans, firewood to use in winter, and air-conditioning. Snuggle the hours away on your cedar bed with embroidered bedspread and decorated with priceless soft peach tapestry cushions and spend lazy evenings cooking in your dream kitchen of champagne granite and jarrah and equipped with a Smeg oven and a beautiful antique cedar private bar.

The Chapel: Experience The Chapel cottage, with cathedral ceilings, gothic windows and etched lead lights by designer Peter Heldon. In the loft bedroom you’ll find a carved four-poster bed and an abundance of beautiful antiques throughout. The Chapel is also home to a full-size kitchen, log fire, heated spa pool and a private deck with pergola.

Hideaway: Enjoy the ultimate in luxury at the Hideaway. This idyllic cottage sleeps up to four adults and offers forest valley and dam views. There’s a north-facing deck with outdoor spa pool, a wood stove, gourmet country kitchen and full laundry facilities.

Please note: Children aged under eight are not permitted in any of the cottages, however infants (aged up to six months) are allowed.

See & Do – Relax or explore... the choice is yours

How you spend your forest cottage retreat is totally up to you! Enjoy horse riding (Luxury Escapes customers can ride for an exclusive discounted price of AU$85, see 'Fine Print' for details), mountain biking, a hit of tennis, swimming, bushwalking, pack a picnic or unwind in your private spa.

The forest is famed for its mountain biking tracks and offers perfect terrain for all abilities. Explore the beautiful countryside while taking on a fun and challenging ride – all you need to bring is your bike and a sense of adventure!

Perfect for… A romantic getaway for two

Whisk someone special away to the NSW countryside for an unforgettable break.

Valid for travel from 30 January until 19 December 2019 (bookings must be made before 19 October 2019).

Blackout Dates: Not valid for travel on

12-27 April 2019

7-10 June 2019

5-20 July 2019

27 September - 12 October 2019

Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge on Friday and Saturday nights applies, payable directly at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Check Availability: To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

Buy Now Book Later: If you want to secure this offer and don't know when you want to travel please select 'Buy Now & Book Later'. This will secure your package and give you the flexibility to choose your travel dates - within the book by and validity period and subject to availability. To select dates post purchase, simply select 'My Escapes' under the 'My Account' tab and follow the prompts.

7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Within 7 days of purchase we’ll happily provide a full refund on cancellation of your escape (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 14 days).

Feel Like Changing your Dates? No worries…

You can make one (1) change to the date of your booking provided the change is made no less than 45 days before the start of your original booking date and provided you choose dates which are of an equal value and are available. Any change to booking dates is subject to and must be made online in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

The Sanctuary & The Chapel – Package valid for two adults

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two  people (aged eight years and over). See the 'Extra Guest Policy' below:

Extra Guest Policy: No additional guests – including children – are permitted.

Baby Policy: One infant (aged up to six months) may stay free of charge and will not count towards maximum room occupancy. A cot can be provided at a cost of AU$30 per stay, payable directly to the property.

Hideaway – Package valid for two adults

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is  four people (aged eight years and over). See the 'Extra Guest Policy' below:

Extra Guest Policy: Two additional guests (aged eight and over) may stay for a surcharge of AU$50 per person, per night, sleeping on a queen bed with accommodation only. Payable directly to the property.

Baby Policy: One infant (aged up to six months) may stay free of charge and will not count towards maximum room occupancy. A cot can be provided at a cost of AU$30 per stay, payable directly to the property.

Child Policy: Unfortunately children over the age of six months and under the age of eight are not permitted in any of the cottages.

Horse Riding: Minimum two people on a ride, must be booked and paid for (100% cancellation fee within 24 hours) a minimum of 24 hours before the ride. To book, email cfr@cfr.com.au with experience level of riders, weights of riders, date and preferred time (10am, 12 noon or 2pm).

Pets are allowed with management permission. A fee of AU$20 per animal, per night applies.

Packages cannot be used in conjunction with special events held by the holder on the property, i.e. weddings or large functions.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to website’s terms and conditions.

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