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Ecopia Retreat - The Villas

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The Villa - luxury with local Kangaroos at your doorstep
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Villa Ada and Villa May. Understated Kangaroo Island Luxury. Just two luxuriously appointed rammed earth villas, each graced by sweeping panoramic views of the natural surroundings and carefully sited to provide guests with an intimate, private experience. Each villa is stunningly crafted from rammed earth, and appointed with a luxurious king-size bed, and freestanding bath. A contemporary open plan design boasting double glazed full height windows throughout, Spotted Gum floors and a charming log wood fireplace gives guests a truly unique eco-luxe immersive stay. Combining eco luxury with a quintessential Kangaroo Island nature experience. Meticulous attention into the design of the rammed earth villas, has made it possible to achieve the softest footprint achievable when it comes to...Villa Ada and Villa May. Understated Kangaroo Island Luxury. Just two luxuriously appointed rammed earth villas, each graced by sweeping panoramic views of the natural surroundings and carefully sited to provide guests with an intimate, private experience. Each villa is stunningly crafted from rammed earth, and appointed with a luxurious king-size bed, and freestanding bath. A contemporary open plan design boasting double glazed full height windows throughout, Spotted Gum floors and a charming log wood fireplace gives guests a truly unique eco-luxe immersive stay. Combining eco luxury with a quintessential Kangaroo Island nature experience. Meticulous attention into the design of the rammed earth villas, has made it possible to achieve the softest footprint achievable when it comes to luxury off-grid living. Warmth in the winter, coolness in the summer is harnessed within the surrounds of the monolithic 300mm thick rammed earth walls, while the full height double glazed windows bring the outside in. Each villa is comfortably equipped with all the modern, eco-friendly, appliances required for a luxurious self-contained stay on Kangaroo Island. Powered by an off-grid solar energy system and utilising 100% pure Kangaroo Island rainwater, the luxury villas are in every essence, a true unique fusion of luxury and nature. At a glance: *Secluded luxury accommodation *Solar-passive rammed earth construction *Seamless self check-in *Super comfortable king size bed *Luxury soft linen and towels, including beach towels *Large freestanding bath, natural soaps and bath salts *Wood fire place and wood provided *Fully self-contained kitchen with washing machine *Freshly ground coffee, tea, sugar and milk *TV, hard drive full of entertainment options, music player, complimentary Wi-Fi *Eco, off-grid living – rainwater and solar *Abundance of wildlife (including a habitat for the endangered red tail glossy black cockatoo) *Spectacular views *Immersive stay *Binoculars for spotting that wildlife activity that’s not quite at your doorstep *Head torches for night time exploration *Helpful hosts that are a phone call away More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Property to be left tidy, as per Guest Information Pack. No fires anywhere on the property. Please no shoes inside the Villa.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Robert and Yael C
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

There is something so humbling about being able to enjoy the nature around you in an uninterrupted environment. Ecopia Retreat was just this. The villa was such a beautiful and relaxing space looking out onto the land with wallabys and roos popping by, the stars...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank larthur87
Reviewed 23 January 2021

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights during a 6 day trip to Kangaroo Island - and we absolutely loved it! A very smart, architecturally designed villa which allows you to enjoy true nature at it’s best, whilst staying in a spacious, light filled,...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank eosbyskycity
Reviewed 20 January 2021

We spent 3 nights at Ecopia and stayed in Villa May! The villa was absolutely beautiful and had everything that we needed during our time there. Initially we hadn’t scheduled a heap of downtime at the Villa - but we ended up spending more time...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank samanthaken95
Reviewed 22 September 2020

My fiancé and I booked 3 nights at one of the Ecopia villas as a way to get away from the stresses of everyday life as well as be well placed to see everything the island has to offer. We stayed in the Villa Ada,...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank DanielD68
Reviewed 18 September 2020

Congratulations to the family who had the foresight to preserve this sanctuary and build the luxury accommodation. Highly recommended for those who want a unique and very special experience.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 17 February 2020

We stayed in mid February in the lovely Villa Ada. Yael, our host, welcomed us warmly and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. The villa itself is beautifully appointed with very fast wi-fi, modern kitchen with quality appliances and a very...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank sandragB9859ID
Reviewed 28 January 2020

Wow .... what a beautiful, elegant, contempory, luxury retreat!!!! And I mean retreat ... We felt so secluded in our Villa’s, tucked away in such pristine Australian bushland. Our two teenage boys had one villa and we slept in the other which was really fun...More

Date of stay: January 2020
1  Thank Ange K
Reviewed 5 December 2019

I accidentally stumbled on this place while looking for a place to stay on Kangaroo Island. It was really what I was looking for and the pictures are exactly what you get - a remote, off the grid luxury villa at what is more than...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank MtlFire
Reviewed 9 August 2019

Magical location and beautifully appointed villa. Byo food and make the most of the self contained kitchen so you can enjoy the place more. It has a fire to keep the the place warm. Comfortable bed and lovely bathroom. You could happily sit and read...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank 165susanv
Trail21409741392, VR Owner at Ecopia Retreat - The Villas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Thank you so much for the beautiful review Stephen. It's just wonderful to hear how much you have enjoyed your time here at Ecopia! Thanks heaps and please come back for a visit sometime. All the best, Yael and Rob.

Reviewed 3 August 2019

What an amazing place to get away from it all. We stayed in Villa May which is beautifully appointed throughout. It is in the middle of nowhere with wildlife on your doorstep, we saw kangaroos and echidnas. Couldn’t fault anything. We ordered food to be...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Tracey B
Trail21409741392, VR Owner at Ecopia Retreat - The Villas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2019

Thank you so much for the glowing review Tracey and Richard! It was an absolute pleasure to host you here at at Ecopia! We are thrilled that you have enjoyed the unique natural surroundings and the luxe comfort of your Villa. We look forward to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Kangaroo Island offers visitors a diverse range of attractions and activities and has long been regarded as one of Australia’s finest nature destinations. Besides the iconic natural attractions, Kangaroo Island or KI as locals call it, also boasts a number of boutique wineries, marron, honey and lavender farms, adventure tourism opportunities, great fishing and surfing, numerous galleries, and a wide range of restaurants. Ecopia Retreat property boasts plenty of natural wonders, including a natural habitat of the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoos! Spotting them or even finding a feather is quite special! Ideally positioned in the centre of Kangaroo Island, Ecopia Retreat is the perfect location to base yourself, from which you can explore
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You will need a vehicle to get around and explore the Island.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ecopia Retreat - The Villas

  • Ecopia Retreat - The Villas is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

  • Ecopia Retreat - The Villas has one bathroom available. See all property details.

  • Ecopia Retreat - The Villas has one bedroom available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Ecopia Retreat - The Villas must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.