Luxury Trip to Sydney | Tips for your next Australian Vacation


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Planning a luxury trip to Sydney and want to find the finer things Sydney holds an undeniable allure. Discerning travelers are drawn to experiences both grand and intimate, many offering the perks of exclusivity and personalized attention.  By planning right, you can enjoy a luxurious vacation in Sydney and enjoy the best that the city has to offer. Here is a checklist of things that you need to book to have a luxurious holiday.

Book with a Virtuoso advisor

Specializing in luxury travel, Virtuoso advisors are insiders who can not only save you time and money but also offer special perks and benefits. If this is the first time you are planning to have a luxury vacation in Sydney, Australia, let it organize by an expert who knows the ins and outs. Make sure to also book a vehicle ahead of time at to get around Sydney easier.

Fly in style

What’s better than crossing the ocean in business class and enjoy lavish luxury? Choosing an upper-class guarantees greater wines, top of the range meals, personalized service, and zero wait time onboarding. Most of the time a business class passenger gets an extra luggage allowance too.

Check into the best location

There are tons of luxury hotels and villas within Sydney, Australia to book your luxury trip to Sydney. If you are going to Sydney for the first time and want to have the best luxury can imagine, there are a few hotels and retreats you should look into. Our selection of hotels is Spicers Retreats at Potts Points and The Langham Sydney. These lavish boutique hotels offer the best in class services and amenities.

The Langham Sydney

The Observatory suite is our choice for the luxury traveler and offers majestic views of Observatory Hills and Sydney Skyline. A sandwich of glamour and luxury with a million-dollar view.

Spicers Retreats at Potts Points

In a city where every hotel seems to out-luxe the other, this boutique retreat stands out from the rest. Especially, the Victorian Terrace suite provides the ultimate luxury accommodation experience. It is 42. 6 sqm in size with premium size king bed surround by pother lavish amenities.

Rent a luxury villa

Perhaps, if you are looking for more rooms and luxury on your trip to Sydney, our advice is to reserve a luxury villa. Just compare a week in a luxury four-bedroom villa to a week in two, 2 or 1 bedroom suite in a 5-star hotel. And you’ll be amazed by the extra space and privacy you can get rather than staying in a hotel. Airbnb has its own “Luxuryretreats” accommodation online platform where you can find vacation rentals near Sydney. If you are seeking something closer to Sydney, our suggestions are to reserve from Darlinghurst or Potts Point. If the beach if your thing, try lavish retreats in Bondi to Palm beach. A price guide would be in the range from $ 1000 to 4000 $ AUD per day in these luxury retreats.

Shopping at Queens Victoria Building (QVB)

Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of retail experience?  After dropping your bags, hire a private guide for an exclusive retail experience. Sydney got covered exclusive retail outlets in one place – Queens Victoria Building (QVB). Here, you’ll find a curated selection from fashion’s biggest luxury labels including Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent. Want to spice up your retail experience? You will find Opal and Diamond jewelers at QVB and would be a perfect gift for him/her on your luxury trip to Sydney.  

Savor from best Sydney restaurants

After a morning of shopping, surely, you’ll need some sustenance. Rockpool dining group, one of the oldest and best in class dining groups in Sydney leading by Neil Perry. One of Australia’s leading chefs, perhaps some times you may have seen him on the TV presenting high cooking skills. The finest is Rockpool bar & grill at Hunter street. And they have Spice Temple, and Rosetta if you look something different.

The holy grail of fine dining quality measured by The Good Food Guide in Australia. A similar ranking equals to Europe’s Michelins stars. Momofuku Seiobo in Pyrmont, Peter Gilmore’s Quay restaurant at The Rocks, and Sixpenny from Stanmore is the choice of best-hatted restaurants by the Good Food Guide in 2019.

So, for foodies, these are absolutely the best among many restaurants for your Luxury Sydney trip. Seriously, how can you go wrong?

Book a Sydney luxury tour

After an epic lunch, get ready to see the city from new heights—literally. For a hassle-free luxury private guided tour in Sydney, find a reputable private guide to show you around by arranging a Sydney luxury tour. A great private guide can customize your day according to your preferences and personalities.

What a luxury to sit back and relax while your own private driver takes you wherever you wish to go. No jostling luggage at the train station or airport. Just step outside your hotel door and be whisked away in your luxury car. Traveling by private car allows for stops at that quaint best Sydney restaurants, out-of-the-way from the crowd, and special sites that are just too hard to get to with train or air travel. How about discovering hidden lookouts at the Blue Mountains that most Blue Mountains tours won’t go? Sipping a top of the range wine that sells only from a cellar door? Booking a Hunter Valley wine tour from Sydney is a must on your Sydney luxury trip if you a foodie.   

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Sydney Top Tours offers a range of luxury private guided day tours. We specialized in Blue Mountains luxury private day tours, Blue Mountains Aboriginal tours, Sydney wine & wildlife tours, Sydney wine tours, Hunter Valley wine tours, Port Stephens private day tours, Southern Highland day tours, and Central Coast luxury tours.  Less time in Sydney? Book a half-day koala encounter tour.