Hospitality Awards 2022 Page 15 LUXlife Hospitality Awards 2022 “Unplug, unwind, and recharge!” People often envision holidays as a trip or stay somewhere that allows you to get away from the stresses of the day-to-day. But only somewhere like Gilberton Outback Retreat provides a spellbinding escape into nature. Resulting in complete disconnection and total relaxation. Accommodating only one couple at a time, guests are treated to all the amenities of a high-end hotel during their stay whilst being treated as part of the family on a 7th generation working cattle station in the rugged outback of Australia. Gilberton Outback Retreat Best Luxury Ecotourism Retreat 2022 – QLD & Australian Outback Hidden Gem Aug22393 Gilberton Outback Retreat is a private, unique 5-star retreat tucked away in the stunning northern goldfield of North Queensland. With no phone, TV, or internet, it offers guests a total technology detox, and a complete escape from modern life. It is a one of a kind 5-star offering not found anywhere else with a signature luxury experience not to be missed. Guests can unplug and unwind on an 88,000-acre, working cattle station. Though the location may seem wild, ordinary, and untamed, Gilberton promises an extraordinary experience that is anything but wild, more outback luxury at its most serene. With dazzling sunrises and sunsets and an exclusive opportunity to explore a unique and amazing outback station. Perched on the bluff overlooking the Gilbert River, the retreat offers the ultimate understated luxury. Guests will have uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding rugged landscape from a cabin built from local stone and timber, all whilst enjoying a pillow-topped king bed and luxurious bathtub. Once stepping into this unique piece of Gilberton, guests can enjoy a welcome platter and bottle of champagne on arrival. After that, meals and beverages are all-inclusive and include dinner at the homestead. From sunset drinks to a delicious, wholesome country meal with the family, the comfort and intimacy of the retreat is made apparent immediately. It is no surprise that this is such a popular location. Gilberton Outback Retreat delivers a unique experience beyond the excellent food. All of its activities are included, and the land has a rich history for guests to explore. The family is proud of the land’s heritage, its connection to the Jana tribe of Gilberton, and the vital link to the country with the local Aboriginal Indigenous Jana people of the Gilberton region. Visitors are tacitly encouraged to explore Gilberton’ s Breathtaking ecological assets. From mountain ranges, granite boulders, and natural springs; there are once-in-a-lifetime sights and experiences just waiting for the adventurous at heart. Guests are invited to do as much or as little as they wish, with all tours departing at a time that is convenient for them. From sightseeing across the landscape, searching for gold, getting involved on the station, or taking time to look at mining relics or incredible Aboriginal artwork that has been looked after and preserved. Guests can also learn about the family’s connection with the local Jana tribe and the process of how Australian beef goes from farm to fork. This is a prestigious getaway waiting for guests from all over the world. The fantastic experience is complimented by the magical location where everything is tailored to meet any needs. All guests need to do is sit back and soak up the tranquillity. Time stops for those who venture into the extraordinary land of Gilberton Outback Retreat. Travelling here for a tech-free, all-inclusive getaway is a guarantee of an unforgettable Australian outback experience that will stay with you forever. Contact: Lyn French Company: Gilberton Outback Retreat Ph- 0740625329 Web Address: http://www.