Animus Distillery door and cocktail lounge can be found in the heart of the Macedon Ranges region, just 30 minutes’ drive from Daylesford in Kyneton. This popular destination offers their range of gins and a full cocktail, beer, and wine menu, complemented by locally sourced charcuterie. Drop in for a tasting of these award-winning gins made using the freshest, most sustainably sourced ingredients and bottled overproofed to capture the richness, complexity, and intensity of the botanicals.
VIP Offer – Please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag to receive a complimentary welcome cocktail chosen from our seasonal Animus gin cocktail range.
Located in Daylesford on a leafy corner, Beppe is where locals and visitors alike enjoy modern Italian dining with a local twist. Inspired by tradition, and paying homage to the strong Italian and general migrant communities in the Daylesford and Hepburn region, Beppe offers traditional Italian cuisine, with a local seasonal take. Dishes like squid ink tagliolini, and mushroom risotto with truffle oil are offered alongside a wood-fired pizza menu, with all pasta, bread and pizza dough made in-house. Local and Italian wines have all been selected to compliment the menu. Takeaway is available via a dedicated pick-up window down the laneway alongside the building.
VIP Offer – “Try the chef’s selection menu ‘Mangia! Mangia!’ a sharing-style feast of antipasto, pizza, risotto, pasta, secondi & dolce. Whatever is brought to the table, you eat.. just like nonna’s casa! Usually $79 pp, with a special price of $70 pp for all DCR guests. Please show your Daylesford Country Retreats key tag to obtain this offer.
In the heart of Daylesford “Betel Boy” is the third venue for Sarah Storer and Luke McKinnon. This dark and edgy space designed by Sarah includes an open kitchen surrounded by plush velvet seating for an interactive dining experience with an expansive black steel bar that allows you sit up where the action is. A long walkway leads to the double sided bar at the rear, where you can pass through wine lined walls into the speakeasy style “Boy Bar” to the rear. Both spaces offer a menu of Asian inspired dishes featuring local produce is where it starts- bao buns, dumplings and curry made in house. Open for Dine in and Take Away – Thursday to Monday 12pm to 11pm. Book online. Space is always left available for walk-ins whether for a meal or drink.
VIP Offer – “Welcome Drink”. A complimentary Wine, Beer, Sparkling or signature Betel Boy cocktail (1 per person) each Friday between 2pm and 5pm (not valid for public holiday weekends or during school holidays). Please show your Daylesford Country Retreats key tag to obtain this offer.
We are a neighbourhood French Bistro. Your place to savour beautiful French food, together with a carefully selected drinks range. The quick rendezvous. An extended liaison. A private indulgence.
VIP Offer – Please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag to receive your 3 course dinner for a set price of $70pp including one side of your choice. (saving of $15pp).
Captains Creek Organic Winery
Captains Creek is a fourth generation family farm and vineyard that has been managed organically using natural and sustainable farming practices for over 25 years.
Our Cellar Door, restaurant and vineyard is located at Blampied, just 10 minutes drive from Daylesford and is open at the weekends.
V.I.P offer 5% off single bottles of wine and 15% off cases. To obtain this offer please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag.
Creswick Natural Fibers
A rich heritage. Established in 1947, Creswick is an iconic Australian owned brand, renowned for producing the highest quality textiles and manufacturing of natural fibre apparel, accessories & homewares.
It begins with natural fibres, from field to the factory a collection created from simple silhouettes that are lightweight & versatile.
Designed for easy living, respectful to our environment with eco-friendly fabrics of Bamboo, Cotton, Linen & Si
V.I.P Offer for Daylesford Country Retreats guests: 10% off all homewares except Alpaca blankets. To obtain this offer please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag.
We have well established orchards growing a range of cider apples including 17 different English heritage varieties, all Australian Certified Organic. Our onsite English-style Tavern cellar-door is open daily for tastings & take away sales, with a restaurant that operates Friday to Monday.
VIP Offer – $15 Cider tasting paddle per person (Usually $20/25% off) – To obtain this offer please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag.
EKO Skin, Care, Spa
At EKO we offer a range of beauty and spa treatments which include signature and advanced facial treatments, body massage, hand and foot treatments, spa packages of up to 4 hours, as well as waxing, tinting and tanning. As you enter the gates of EKO you will walk into our serene flower-filled courtyard and through our doors to be welcomed with the gentle scent of calming oils and herbal tea instantly helping you to relax.
V.I.P Offers – Please book ahead to ensure availability. To obtain this offer please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag and mention this offer when booking your treatment.
A decadent facial treatment that aims to cleanse, exfoliate, refresh and hydrate the skin. Includes a decadent décolletage, facial and scalp massage whilst a bespoke mask combined with essential vitamins and nutrients infuse into the skin.
1 hour and 45 minutes.
A head-to-toe indulgent full body treatment that includes a 15 minute foot soak, exfoliation and moisturisation to start, following a 90 minute combination of relaxation massage and hydrating facial. This treatment can be interchanged depending on your personal time preference for the massage and facial component.
Add on treatments normally $25 free when booked with the above two treatments – available Mon – Frid only
15 minute Foot soak, exfoliation and moisturisation $25
15 minute Heavenly scalp massage $25
Peel Upgrade to any facial treatment $10
The story of Found begins with Helen Curtis, owner and curator, when from a young age Helen first started collecting. Over the years her keen eye has come across many unique and beautiful pieces that has now turned into an extensive collection.
Everything at Found has been curated to reflect a style, a mood, a feeling from a piece, to a collection. Items are in their discovered state… how wonderful is that? Nothing prepped, re-stained, polished or preened. Pick it up, hold it, feel it.
And fall in love with it, as much as we have.
V.I.P offer 10% off In store – To obtain this offer please show your Daylesford Country Retreats property key tag.
Voted on TripAdvisor as the No 1 shopping destination in Hepburn Springs, a visit to Portal 108 will have you discovering a curated collection of local and independent designers of women’s clothing, jewellery, handbags, homewares and accessories. A pooch-friendly store with a great big heart. Wed-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 10-4pm.
V.I.P offer 10% off all items storewide except sale items.
*Check back regularly, as more businesses with great offers will be coming on board soon.