Holiday 2024

28 | LUXlife Magazine A New Age of Affordable Luxury Ideally located in the heart of the Adelaide hills, The Retreat Stirling offers guests affordable luxury on their next South Australian adventure. Priding itself on delivering unmatched customer service, the business is dedicated to ensuring every guest experiences the utmost quality, value, and care. Recognised in LUXlife’s Leaders in Luxury Award, The Retreat Stirling seeks to redefine luxury with exceptional experiences that exceed expectations. The Retreat Stirling offers several luxurious one- and two-bedroom apartments situated across two acres of the beautiful Adelaide hills. The spacious accommodation includes an onsite heated indoor swimming pool, stunning gardens, and the option to book the entire property with all six bedrooms. In its fantastic location, The Retreat Stirling is a home away from home just 20 minutes from the centre of Adelaide. To maintain its luxury status, the Retreat Stirling has adopted several strategies to deliver consistently exceptional customer service and comfort to its esteemed guests. The diligent team provide a bespoke service for each guest, anticipating their needs to exceed expectations at every possible opportunity. The Retreat Stirling is dedicated to continually investing in its apartments to ensure it meets the highest standards of luxury. With only four high-quality apartments available at the Stirling location, the accommodation has an intimate atmosphere with each apartment boasting its own entry and secluded outdoor space. With many luxury amenities and facilities on offer, guests can experience comfortable king-sized beds, state-of-the-art coffee machines, luxe products, and access to fresh local produce. The Retreat Stirling is passionate about consistently enhancing its offerings, leveraging feedback from guests to innovate its services. By investing in ongoing improvements, the business can ensure it remains a desirable destination for travellers seeking an unparalleled Stirling experience. The Retreat Stirling strives to maintain a high level of attention to detail that sets it apart from competing businesses. In addition to supplying quality hair products and hairdryers, its accommodation offers deluxe bedlinen managed in-house rather than using commercial linen services. For guests’ meals, the business provides local produce alongside locally made cakes and chocolates to add a special touch. The Retreat Stirling is also one of few luxury accommodations who can house groups such as corporate bookings and bridal parties by allowing all six bedrooms to be booked on the singular property. Dan Lee, one satisfied guest, shares, “The Retreat was such a comfortable and inviting home with each of the three couples having plenty of personal space. The Host was awesome and gave us many tips to enhance our experience. The pantry and fridge offered many options for breakfast as well as very nice coffee machines. Well worth the price, we would do it again!” Core values of community engagement, continuous innovation, extraordinary service, and sustainability are fundamental pillars that have positioned the Retreat Stirling at the forefront of the hospitality industry. The dynamic business is committed to minimising its environmental impact through innovative practices such as waste reduction and ecoconscious partnerships with sustainable organisations. The Retreat Stirling team actively works to support its local community and positively contribute to its environment. Within the luxury sector, there has recently been greater emphasis on sustainability with customers wishing to invest their money in businesses that demonstrate ethical practices. As consumers are becoming more aware of the environmental and social impacts of their purchases, luxury brands have begun to incorporate sustainable practices such as responsible sourcing and reducing their carbon footprints. By embracing sustainability, The Retreat Stirling is not only aligning with consumers’ evolving demands but also displaying ethical values and offering guests a memorable experience. Over the coming years, The Retreat Stirling has plans to incorporate a Day Spa into the business and hopes to soon boast more luxury facilities for its guests to enjoy. The business is currently in the process of developing a standalone conference room for its corporate guests which will be equipped with a boardroom, break out spaces, and a private kitchen. Since its inception, The Retreat Stirling has become renowned for its unwavering commitment to sustainability and delivering exceptional guest experiences. Distinct in its offerings of high-quality products and local premium produce, The Retreat strives to create an environment that is both aesthetically pleasing and the epitome of comfort. Driven by its mission to redefine affordable luxury accommodation, The Retreat Stirling will continue to deliver unparalleled customer service and continually improve its offerings to enhance guests’ experiences. For its idyllic accommodation, we have bestowed on The Retreat at Stirling this year’s award for Most Welcoming Boutique Getaway – SA. Contact: Bridget Dunn Company: The Retreat at Stirling Web Address: