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big blue backyard

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THE ROMANCE OF THE SEA, THE CURVES OF THE DUNES, THE STILLNESS OF THE BUSH...SALT-SCENTED AIR, BRIGHT STARS IN AN INK-BLACK SKY, AN EMERALD TANGLE OF TREES, THE WHISPER OF WAVES. trust your instincts. immerse yourselves... moments from the ocean. big blue backyard is a place to step into your story, start a new chapter... reconnect, celebrate, recharge. each hideaway has been designed for a more intimate stay, there is nothing neutral... each has its own deliberate & creative detail. we believe that feasting is a beautiful element to your time shared. any dietary restraint is generously catered for . enjoy every morsel in your seclusion... breakfast in your hideaway is always included there’s something enchanting about balancing nourishment with fun, adventure, and wellness.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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I don't understand why so many people rate this B and B so highly. Perhaps all friends of the owners... Before you move on to the next review you need to understand that I rarely post unless it's really good or really bad! I have travelled the world for the past 25 years for
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Just stayed here for 3 nights but had booked for 4 nights, could NOT manage to stay that 4th night. Luxury accommodation it is NOT, more like like camping as a matter of fact. The shack itself is not a leisurely stroll to the beach, more like a major hike, false advertising
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As my partner and I wanted to get away for the long weekend and we wanted to tried different hotel rather than always a city look and feel , We found this beautiful cottage country style hotel . We love it there just so relax cosy romantic and so much different than the rest
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Response from bigbluebackyard, Owner at big blue backyard
Responded 3 days ago
I am so sorry that I have taken so long to thank you for your very kind review!! We loved having you to stay and it was really fun to meet you. Our deli friends said that you went there to buy more crostini that you loved with your platter before you headed back to Melbourne - they are delicious aren't they??! We are thrilled that you loved the experience of your hideaway and we so look forward to having you back to stay and also your sister!! Best Lisa
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An absolute must! I stayed in the Bush Hide Away and l was very happy. The gracious and lovely host Lisa is a sheer delight and ensures that you have a wonderful stay. From the incredible array of delicious supplies in your room: greek yogurt, wheat free granola, a loaf of super
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Response from bigbluebackyard, Owner at big blue backyard
Responded 2 weeks ago
And you were such a delight to have to stay. Thank so much for your kind words. We are looking forward to having you back soon. Best Lisa
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My wife gave me a Valentine's Day card with a map of St Andrews beach with no exact location. OK a bit early I thought. After lunch at the local winery, we rocked up at the Bush hideaway on the 14th Feb. As a couple of Medical professionals we seemed to be ships that pass in
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Response from bigbluebackyard, Owner at big blue backyard
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are just thrilled to bits that you explored and enjoyed every bit of your hideaway. Can't believe we made NO1 of all your places That is very impressive and very humbling. Thanks so much once again and it goes without saying that we would love to have you back to stay again. Viva the next 40 years of love!! Best Lisa & Paul
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Secluded bedtime Dune Hideaway
Dune's private outdoor spa - VERY relaxing!
View from bed (Dune suite) - past all those tea trees is the Beach Suite
Wi fi is poor...the property is tucked in the sanddunes so I imagine it would be virtually impossible to get strong wifi there. For me....that actually was a selling point as I live a really busy life and was after a “getaway” from everyday noise (internet was the main thing I needed removing for the 3 days) I have heard you can go to the main house if you need wifi and use theirs
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"Don't Bother"
"Bush Hide Away"
"Select the 'Bush' unit"
"All rooms are totally different - we chose the African themed room which was amazing"
"all 3 houses are top"
USD 418 - USD 426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaVictoriaMornington PeninsulaSt. Andrews Beach
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