Drive through the original bluestone gateway and follow the road through a majestic tree lined driveway. This quiet location does not get any better than Almora Rest Cottage and Guest House. With lush gardens and free roaming, friendly Alpacas, take the opportunity to enjoy the old world where you can relax with a wine and forget about your busy life, just 10 minutes from Warrnambool.
Almora Rest is a place for togetherness and fun. If you want to experience country luxury with someone special or bunk in with a large group the property sleeps up to 9, this is the perfect location. Rest by the fire place in winter or enjoy a game of cricket under the sun, you’ll find plenty to do in the area, including whale watching in town or a short walk nearby to discover the natural beauty of Hopkins Falls.
Almora Rest Cottage is cosy, with all windows boasting lush green gardens. The Cottage includes a two spacious bedrooms sleeps 7 and a generous bathroom. The Cottage is typical of country living, radiating comfort and old world charm. With a sweet kitchen/ living area and plenty of lush green gardens to explore, this Cottage is the perfect place to enjoy a regional living experience.
Bedroom 1- Sleeps two in large double bed
Bedroom 2- Sleeps 5 with a single/ double bunk bed and two additional single beds
Walk or bike ride around the area and enjoy a farm experience
Enjoy an Eastern sunrise
Pitch a tent outside near the firepit
Interact with our free range Alpacas
Stroll around the Gardens
Open outdoor fire charges apply and assistance provided
Outdoor Breakfast area
Car-park available to immediate entry points of the property
We don't have any other animals on the property aside from the Alpacas, but your Pets are welcome
Our continental breakfasts include homemade mulled wine and fresh artisanal bread from a local bakery.
Almora Rest can be rented as two separate accommodation areas - Guest House or Cottage - or as an entire house depending on the number of people in your group. Each has its own entrance.
PETS are welcome at Almora Rest with an additional charge.
Bring your Bikes Plenty of room for the kids to ride around and the adults too
- Fully self catered
- Tea and coffee provided.
- Air conditioned / heating
- Wheel Chair accessible
- Free Wi Fi
THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR WINTER GETAWAY
Within 15 min from Almora Rest:
-Walk to Hopkins Falls and go canoeing
-Jubilee Park for fishing
-Warrnambool Hotel- includes a roaring fireplace, drinks, food, eclectic décor and live music at particular times.
-Simon’s Restaurant- located on the main beach with beautiful panoramic views and a large open fire. Try their Cidar
-Stingray Bay and the Breakwater- roaring waves and rugged coastline which is an ideal spot for photos
-Geothermal Mineral Pool and Day Spa
-Whale Watching and Childers Cove- Childers Cove is like a mini 12 Apostles and whales have been cited at both locations.