There are very few places where you can enjoy the serenity of seclusion, while being surrounded by lush nature, wildlife, and marine life, with no digital inclusions and just the sounds of the oceans hitting the beach, can you guess what we’re talking about?
Surprisingly, it is not some far off land in the middle of nowhere, but rather a short flight away from your region is an island that is part of Australia’s natural Greenland’s, and is known as ‘heaven on earth’. This place is Lord Howe Island. Based on the east coast, and the island dubs itself as “just paradise” and rightly so.
Planning A Trip to Lord Howe Island
With some of the most spectacular sights and sounds all packed into one island, you don’t need to go anywhere else if you are planning a trip to a place that resembles paradise. With rich coral reefs, marine life to see, and bird and animal life to explore, everything is within walking distance and any accommodation you book doesn’t even require a vehicle but rather, the island’s residents to keep it eco-friendly and use bicycles the majority of the time.
As a world-heritage listed site, view their website for more information about this. As of the 2nd of October, the Island has been open for visitors, however, they have a cap on the numbers allowed, understandably, to 400 people at one time.
Australia has been known for decades, to be one of the world’s most well-preserved countries, thanks to the environmental efforts that its organizations and residents maintain constantly. Not letting the natural splendor go to ruins is a top priority for the region and as such, what you find when you land there is clean pristine living.
Flying from Sydney airport is the most popular way to get to the Island, uncles you have a yacht which could work too. This is because it is an isolated area. Seasonal flights are also available from Port Macquarie for a weekend trip if you desire, and there are an assortment of different accommodations to stay at including affordable packages too.
Accommodation and Package Deals
Even Australians that go to the Island from nearby cities are marveled at how different it is from the cities. It truly is a place for everyone to go to at least once in their lifetimes. It is magical.
Holiday packages are one of the many attractions to this place because there are so many to choose from and every accommodation has its unique one. The idea is to fish around (excuse the pun!) and find the best one to suit your needs and budget. Some examples are included below:
Spa Holiday Packages
Which brings us to our next choice of holiday packages – the luxury accommodations with spa facilities. Need we say more? Ok, we will. Everyone loves good steam or jacuzzi to help de-stress themselves and take them to a place where they can relax and not have to think about life’s daily chores and struggles, and no better way to do this than to look at one of the many spa packages that some of the luxurious lodges offer its visitors.
According to certain sources, Spas are a great way to combine fun and health benefits all into one and this website can show you more: https://www.lordhowe.com It can improve cardiovascular health, help you sleep better (when was the last time you had the best sleep of your life?), it is good for any aches and pains and alleviates symptoms, those who have high blood pressure can benefit from it too.
Some say it can also help with weight loss if done regularly, and can also help those who suffer from diabetes to reduce their blood sugar levels, plus it just helps to clean your body and get rid of any toxins in it through your sweat, which helps to clear skin of any issues too.
These are just some of the multiple benefits of spas, so why not give it a go? Those who are older and on medication should seek medical advice before indulging in this luxury. Many lodges have affordable spa packages that include booking a room and getting a free massage or a full day’s voucher for half the price where you can try all the offerings such as massages, facials, body and beauty treatments.
Holiday Honeymoon Packages
For those who just tied the knot and are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of all the celebrations and city life, looking for some R&R hasn’t been so easy.
If you would like to spend your honeymoon doing some free leisurely activities like swimming in warm clear blue seas with harmless fishes or try your hand at diving or snorkeling, this island offers this to everyone and gear can also be rented from their beaches for just $1.00. If it is your first time snorkeling, perhaps doing some research on a few tips will help. if that’s not affordable, we don’t know what is.
Getting away from all the traffic of vehicles, high-rise buildings, and not to mention the pollution of the city centers and live in serenity, is one way to start your married adventure. When we mean ‘serene’ we mean there is no cellphone service in most of the area and neither is their wi-fi in all the accommodations.
This is somewhat done intentionally to keep with the idea of ‘paradise’ on the island. Besides, why would you need it anyway? You’re there to appreciate and spend time with each other.
Bespoke Package Deals
This is also something that is a favorite of many who visit the island. And are offered by private agencies, as opposed to the hotels or lodges. You can book into one of the many exceptional accommodation options and then contact the bespoke agencies that will help carve out a tailored package to suit your needs.
Many of the hotels and lodges can do the booking for you and recommend the best ones too, it is a very friendly and helpful place. If you’re interested in going out for a boat ride, and some snorkeling, it is a possibility, or if you prefer to check out the island and go for a hike using a tour guide, you can book this too.
The other types of bespoke packages include the accommodation into it as well, so you can book for 5 nights stay or a 7-night stay and pay less than you would normally do otherwise. This also takes into consideration the time of the year, where if it is peak time, then these packages offer an affordable solution to those looking to get out into the wild.
We hope the above information brings you closer to deciding what type of holiday package you and your family would like.