Hunter Valley Five-Star Tuscan-Inspired Escape

with Gourmet Wine & Cheese Tastings

Find the true meaning of tranquility in the vibrant rolling hills of the Hunter Valley at Château Élan at The Vintage Hunter Valley. Set in the heart of Australia’s premium wine country, this European-inspired five-star retreat brings a little piece of Tuscany to New South Wales, with laidback country elegance and high-end gastronomy. Rooms are designed to take full advantage of the location, with floor-to-ceiling windows, private terraces and balconies offering an elevated position overlooking the verdant greenery of the rolling hills and The Vintage golf course.

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Rolling vineyards, manicured fairways and a fabulous location in the heart of the Hunter Valley meet under one Tuscany-worthy roof at Château Élan at The Vintage Hunter Valley. Situated on an idyllic 100 acres, this is a romantic rendezvous within two hours of Sydney or just a one-hour drive from Newcastle Airport.

Surrounded by vineyards, meandering cellar door wine trails and home to an elegant restaurant overlooking the fairways, the hotel is ideal for those seeking luxurious gourmet experiences. With an ever-evolving menu, a refined-yet-welcoming atmosphere and breathtaking views over The Vintage golf course, Château Élan's award-winning restaurant — Legends Grill — and its dynamic menu of locally sourced delights are further enhanced by a cellar of rare, exciting and popular local wines.

Swing into your escape with a round or two of golf at the hotel’s award-winning 18-hole golf course — ranked among the best in Australia. The Vintage Golf Club boasts an impressive Par 71, 18-hole Championship course designed by world-renowned golfer Greg Norman, and welcomes guests of all ages and abilities. Perhaps treat yourself to a professional golf lesson with the world-renowned golfer, Richard Mercer — Château Élan at The Vintage Hunter Valley's resident Director of Instruction, who has competed in tournaments across the globe, including several British Opens.

With 17 beautifully appointed treatment rooms, a comprehensive menu of luxurious services and a relaxing hydro lounge and deck area, Château Élan at The Vintage Hunter Valley's award-winning spa offers the ultimate in indulgence. Picture yourself soaking in one of two outdoor jacuzzis with a glass of bubbly, overlooking blissful mountain vistas.


  • Inclusions valid for two adults
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Villa Studio
  • Daily breakfast at Legends Grill
  • Welcome glass of local wine at Spike Bar
  • 20% spa discount
  • Wine and cheese tasting at McLeish Estate
  • Spirit tasting at Hunter Distillery, with 10% off purchases
  • Wine and cheese appreciation course at Hunter Valley Cheese Factory
  • 25% off green fees at The Vintage Golf Course


From $399* per room

Travel Dates: Buy now, choose dates later - for travel until 17 Dec 2022


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"The location is spectacular, overlooking the amazing golf course. Very friendly staff at restaurant and reception. The room was very well set out, the balcony added charm and the bed was really good!"

- TripAdvisor

*Terms and Conditions: Valid for travel from 04 January 2022 until 17 December 2022 (bookings must be made before 17 October 2022). A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night, applies for certain dates and is payable at the time of booking. Package Inclusions are correct at the time of purchase. Refer to your booking confirmation for details. As a result of current NSW Health Isolation requirements affecting Château Élan at The Vintage Hunter Valley's staff numbers, please be aware that some services may be limited or outlets closed for stays until 28 Feburary 2022. Please note: Guest rooms will not be serviced (housekeeping) during stays. Essential items will be delivered on a daily basis and additional items will be delivered as requested. The Legends Bar and Grill will close for dinner service, however an extended Spike Bar menu is available from 7am until 8:30pm for dine-in or takeaway, Lunch and Dinner. Room service is available for dinner from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. The prices of offers include all taxes and charges, including GST (where applicable) except where stated otherwise. Additional surcharges may apply. All payments must be received in full prior to a confirmation being issued. Blackout dates may apply. Offer and dates subject to availability. For full terms and conditions contact your italktravel & cruise agent.