Don’t you just love the V.I.P. treatment?

Your key tag will open more that your front door during your next Daylesford stay with our exclusive V.I.P. partner offers! Scroll down for some of our favourite ways to sip, savour and save… 

Whether it’s a weekend group getaway or a school holidays family vacay, Daylesford is a great destination for families and groups to relax and reconnect. Take a look below for some of our fave family homes to accommodate your nearest and dearest.

And while you may be wondering “what does Daylesford have to keep the kids entertained?” …we’ve put together a guide to some fun local activities to keep the whole family entertained. Go on take a peek below, we dare you!

Who do you consider your ‘family’?

Whether they are your blood or your besties, we’ve got a a great range of family homes with 3 or 4 bedrooms and plenty of space to stretch out!

The Carlisle (pictured above) – beautifully renovated with large open plan living area opening out to an expansive entertaining space. 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Lauristina Guest and Spa – this elegant 1890s home combines elegant country charm and sophisticated modern style in the heart of beautiful Hepburn Springs. 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | Sleeps 10

Away – an architecturally designed, brand new home, with open-plan living and three separate outdoor areas, one including a fire pit. 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Cornish Hill House – featuring two large living spaces and a sensational outdoor living area and pool with magnificent views over Daylesford. 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

See all our family homes here >>

Daylesford is not just for the grown-ups!

If you are considering bringing your “mini-me’s” on your next Daylesford stay, we’ve got some great ideas to add to your trip planner:

🚂 Daylesford Spa Country Railway (pictured) – beautifully restored vintage trains running every Sunday, along with additional services in the school holidays.

🦙 Daylesford Sunday Market (pictured) – located at the Railway Station, this dog friendly market has a variety of stalls, and often a Petting Zoo, every Sunday from 8am.

🛍 The Amazing Mill Markets – treasure hunters of all ages can browse through an eclectic mixture of wares from the 1850’s right through to present day. Open 7 days.

🐎 Hiking or horseriding – from lakeview strolls to waterfall exploration, we have a list of walking and hiking options here. Or for a unique family activity, book a country horse riding experience with Hepburn Lagoon Rides (pictured).

Explore the local area here >>

Here’s a few of our favourite V.I.P. offers – head over to our website to see all our wonderful partners!

Daylesford Cidery (pictured) – their onsite English-style tavern cellar-door is open daily for tastings. V.I.P. Offer -$ 15 Cider tasting paddle per person (25% off). 

Bistro Terroir{tɛrˈwɑ} – a neighbourhood French bistro, to savour beautiful French food. V.I.P. Offer – receive your 3 course dinner for a set price of $70pp including one side of your choice. (saving of $15pp).

Captains Creek Organic Winery– visit the cellar door, just 10 minutes drive from Daylesford, open on weekends.​ V.I.P. Offer – 5% off single bottles of wine and 15% off cases. 

EKO Skin, Care, Spa – for amazing beauty and spa treatments. V.I.P. Offer – 60 minute Nourish Facial $140, Mon-Fri, or Revitalise package $265, Mon-Fri.

To obtain these offers please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag or mention the offer if booking a spa treatment.

View all the V.I.P. offers here >>

Book your fully-flexible Daylesford retreat today…

…go on, you deserve it!