Gumnut Getaway, is owned and operated by husband and wife team, professional artists, David and Mary. Gumnut Getaway is a lovely, newly built bed and breakfast accommodation. The accommodation is attached to the main house but is separated by two art studios and a gallery in between, thus affording valued guests total privacy via independent off-street parking for car and boat and a separate entrance into the accommodation.
Gumnut Getaway offers our guests a comfortable queen-sized bed made up with quality linen, a spare double sofa bed, private bathroom with towels shower chair available upon request, open plan kitchenette and comfortable lounge/dining room. Gumnut Getaway's ramp wheelchair accessible leads up to a secluded intimate courtyard area where guests can enjoy a cuppa, a BBQ, an al fresco meal, sunlit breakfasts or sunset contemplations.
The kitchenette offers tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, fridge and toaster. Continental breakfast provisions are available and guests may select from white or wholegrain bread, crumpets or croissants, muesli or porridge, vanilla yoghurt, a variety of spreads, orange juice and a variety of teas and coffee. Gumnut Getaway includes reverse cycle air conditioning for summer comfort and winter cosiness.
Gift vouchers are available, either for accommodation by itself or accommodation and exclusive workshops as a combined package. Consider a gift voucher for loved ones or work colleagues. Testimonials available for what is truly a complete holiday experience in beautiful Goolwa.
Guests are welcome to visit Gumnut Getaway’s art gallery during their stay and can also book themselves into one of several exclusive art workshops that are on offer. Bookings are essential and separate workshop costs information is available upon request.
Workshops available are:
> Silver jewellery manufacturing using hands on techniques
> Ceramics - relax while you play with clay
> DSLR Photography - in studio, on location, post production
> Monochrome watercolour portraits
> Scraper-board etching
All Gumnut Getaway guests are entitled to a free photographic studio portrait as part of their stay.
Gumnut Getaway is located in one of South Australia’s most beautiful coastal environments and is close to: Beaches and whale watching sites,Hindmarsh Island, The Murray River a 5 minute walk from the B&B, The Coorong, Coastal bicycle and walking tracks.
The McLaren Vale wine region is a short drive away, as is Victor Harbor, and Goolwa town center is just a 5 minute drive. There are many boat trips to the Coorong National park or up The Murray River and many choices of restaurant for your dining pleasure.