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Slip Into The Dreamiest Outdoor Bath Accommodation in Australia

Rub-a-dub-dub. The luxurious array of outdoor bath stays in Australia is a sparkling clean cut above the rest.

The Keep

Lather up, folks. It's time for an exploration of the most enchanting outdoor bath tub accommodations in Australia, where luxury meets nature in the most intimate and rejuvenating way.

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature as you soak in a steamy bath under the open sky, surrounded by the sights and sounds that permeate through each and every evocative landscape across the country. 

From secluded cabins nestled amidst lush forests to beachside retreats offering panoramic ocean views, every outdoor bath stay on this list is a promise of unique, unforgettable seclusion.

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in Victoria

Nook On The Hill

Nook on the Hill

We can confirm this is one of the best stays in Australia for soaking in a stunning outdoor bath. Tucked away within the scenic hills of Grampians National Park, Nook on the Hill is a romantic (and sustainable) tiny home retreat. It's well-equipped for you and your partner to indulge in a slow-paced weekend spent sipping on good wine, nibbling on house made bread and local cheese and jam, and slipping steadfastly into this gorgeous tub, both morning and night.

Throw in a little birdwatching, comfy bedding, scenic vistas, and stunning walking trails, and you've got yourself a true moment of paradise away from the unrelenting pace of city living. 

32 Pioneer Lane, Halls Gap, Grampians National Park, Victoria

Liptrap Loft (Image Credit: Marnie Hawson)

Liptrap Loft

The epitome of rustic luxury, oasis-like Liptrap Loft is a sight for sore eyes, nestled on five acres of secluded countryside in Victoria. This charming handmade cabin blends modern Japanese architecture with recycled materials, featuring a dreamy Japanese bathhouse you'll never want to leave.

The bathhouse is a completely separate structure, accessed from the main house via outdoor walkways. The roll down screens allow the bathroom to be opened up, providing views of rural idyll from the shower and four-person bath. Al fresco bathing has never been so scenic!

16 McBurnie and Boags Road, Tarwin Lower

Bootmaker's Cottage

Bootmakers Cottage

Bootmaker's Cottage is a delightful cottage in Birregurra, rich in history and character, which has been lovingly restored to evoke the simple and warm pleasures of Victoria's pioneering past.

A hammock swings amongst the lavender for lazy afternoons, there's an outdoor barbeque for delicious alfresco feasting under festoon lights, and a fire pit meant for warm conversation beside a roaring fire. 

The old stables and bootmakers workshop has been converted into a fabulous bar and retreat, well set up to occupy family and friends alike.

But best of all - the outdoor bathroom and old cast iron bathtub - which is near impossible to resist. We recommend indulging in a hot bubble bath under the stars at your very first opportunity. What a charming, country retreat!

73 Main Street, Birregurra

Aire River Escape

Aire River Escape

Tucked away just off the Great Ocean Road, Aire River Escape offers an intimate retreat for couples seeking indulgence and seclusion. Perched on a bend of the pristine Aire River, the cabin boasts panoramic views of lush farmland and the Otway National Park, serenaded by the soothing sounds of wildlife.

Immerse yourself in the serene Otway forest upstream of the river, perfect for birdwatching, koala spotting, and platypus sightings.

At day's end, unwind by the wood fire, or indulge in the outdoor spa bath. Picture yourself soaking in the warm, bubbling waters, the expansive valley views stretched out before you—a truly rejuvenating experience that enhances the peaceful solitude of this eco-conscious retreat. 

Hordern Vale, Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in NSW

Salty Cabins - The A-Frame

Salty Cabins

Nothing says quality time quite like an off-grid stay and if you're the outdoorsy type, you'll be thrilled to discover Byron Bay's Salty Cabins.

The low-impact, eco-friendly stays are packed with conscious details from the butter-soft linens to the artisanal soaps. Both The Cabin and A-Frame are top picks if fire pits and outdoor baths are your non-negotiables, but we're particularly partial to The A-Frame's sprawling views, which are ideal for watching the sunrise as you lap up the romance of an al fresco soak. 

Yelgun, Byron Bay, NSW

Sierra Escape (Image Credit: Destination NSW)

Sierra Escape

Hello, mindfulness in Mudgee. 

Indulge in the ultimate luxury at Sierra Escape, an exclusive adults-only glamping retreat boasting breathtaking vistas in the heart of NSW's famed wine region. Unwind in your safari-style tent, where opulence meets tranquility at every turn.

Sink into your own private outdoor bath, your backdrop a series of rolling hills and quintessential Australian bush that thrums with an indefinable magic. 

Savour local wines as you bathe, enshrined in scented salts for a truly sensuous experience. Or choose a sunrise setting for your first soak in the tub, before drying off to indulge in a lavish breakfast on your deck. It's a romantic escape you'll cherish forever.

1345 Lower Piambong Road, Piambong, NSW

REST Private Escape

Rest Private Escape

Escape to Rest Private Escape near Bathurst, just a three-hour drive from Sydney, where luxury harmonises seamlessly with sustainability amidst breathtaking surroundings.

The six eco-cabins are a haven of indulgence, featuring sumptuous king-size beds, an indoor freestanding stone bathtub, and a refreshing rainwater shower.

As dusk descends, step out onto your private balcony to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the evening. For a truly romantic experience, indulge in a sunset soak in the double outdoor tub, with a glass of wine in hand, before retiring to the warmth of your private fire pit, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

BoxGrove, 119 Duramana Road, Eglinton, NSW

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in Tasmania



Luxury dome accommodation with a side of outdoor bathtub magic? Say less! 

Gleneagle is an adults only retreat nestled amongst native eucalypt forests and the rich basalt soils of Tasmania’s North West.

Discover enchantment at every turn on the 46-hectare property, where colourful doors lead to hidden gullies and towering ferns line tranquil creeks. Amidst this natural wonderland, find restoration and a deeper appreciation for the state's beauty.

Don't miss out on a chance to embrace that fresh Tasmanian air by indulging in an outdoor bath sesh on your own private deck. Luxuriate in steaming hot water as you take in the serene creek-scape below.

Their recommendation? Adding a side of Tasmanian Sparkling - there can never be too many bubbles, after all! 

1135 Pine Road, Riana, Tasmania

The Keep

The Keep

If we could 'keep' this one to ourselves we would, but this Game of Thrones-style accommodation is far too incredible to not shout it from the rooftops. Less blood and gore, more pure escapism and tranquil outdoor bathing under the stars. 

Picture yourself immersed in hot, steamy waters beneath the milky way, surrounded by boulders framing the night sky. The outdoor stone bath is seamlessly integrated into the hilltop's ancient geology, offering a surreal and private oasis engulfed by breathtaking views and the mysterious sounds of the forest below. 

Perched atop a 650-metre rocky pinnacle in Tasmania’s North-East, The Keep beckons guests to reconnect, relax, and rejuvenate. 

535 New England Road, Goulds Country, Tasmania

Whale Song Beach Shack (Image Credit: Ashley Dobson)

Whale Song Beach Shack

Welcome to Whale Song Beach Shack, your charming escape nestled along the pristine shores of Tasmania's East Coast. With its cosy interiors and enchanting ocean views, this beach shack offers a tranquil retreat to unwind amongst nature. 

Relax on the deck as you listen to the soothing sounds of the waves and watch for passing whales. Enjoy a glass of wine by the firepit and explore nearby beaches and hiking trails. But nothing will make your stay here more memorable than slipping into a long and languid state of zen in the sunken outdoor tub. It's a little (a lot) dreamy. 

Falmouth, Tasmania

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in South Australia

Lost Retreats

Lost in Willunga & Lost in Mt Jaggad - Lost Retreats

These two outdoor bath stays in Australia promise a little slice of clawfoot magic. 

Perched atop Willunga Hill in a regrowth eucalypt forest, Lost in Willunga offers sweeping views over rolling vineyards to the ocean beyond. Soak in the outdoor clawfoot bath on an island deck amid the gum trees, or cosy up by the fire with a good book and an excellently curated record collection. It exudes warmth and charm, just a stone's throw from the Fleurieu Peninsula's top attractions. 

Lost in Mt Jaggad on the other hand is a lakeside and vineyard retreat offering an escape more akin to the cosy charm of an alpine chalet. Make a beeline for its very own outdoor clawfoot bath out on the deck, and enjoy the tranquility of nature as you sink deeper into a state of relaxed bliss and bubbles. 

Willunga Hill and Mount Jaggad, South Australia

Wander On Kangaroo Island


...and the award for best outdoor tub with a view goes to...

For a truly unforgettable bathtub experience, look no further than the ultimate and eco-aware WanderPods on Kangaroo Island. These luxurious 1-bed pods offer unparalleled views and tranquility, sitting pretty atop the northern bluff of the island overlooking Snelling Beach and the biodiverse waters of the Great Australian Bight. Named after constellations, they provide stunning settings to relax and unwind.

Our top pick of the pods are Columba and Pyxis. Columba, named for the "water dove" constellation, boasts stunning views of crystal-blue waters, white sand, and red stone cliffs. Here, you can sink into the ink-black outdoor bath and let everyday stress dissolve.

Pyxis, the "mariner’s compass," provides 180-degree panoramas of South Australia's biodiverse waters from your own private deck. Slip into its secluded outdoor bathtub, watch the ocean roll in, and as darkness falls, let the stars unveil themselves one by one while you share a glass of wine and stories with your loved one under the night sky.

6208 North Coast Road, 5223 Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia


ESCA at Nest & Nature 

Is this not the most swoonworthy outdoor bath tub scene you've ever seen? 

Escape to South Australia and experience unparalleled comfort and serenity at its finest with ESCA at Nest & Nature. Sweeping views down the Inman Valley and beyond to Encounter Bay and the Southern Ocean are the focus of this sustainable set of suites. The number one place to admire them? The magnificent sunken outdoor bathtub. 

ESCA at Nest & Nature features two identical suites on the property, with slightly different outdoor terrace configurations, both inclusive of fire pit and sunken bath. It's made for early mornings sipping coffee and golden hours spent bathing until the stars carpeting the sky. There's even an in-house wellness package to add to your experience - think hour-long massages for two and guided yoga classes. Romantic getaway bliss!

459 Strangways Road, Inman Valley, South Australia

Pavilions at Lenswood

Pavilions at Lenswood

Experience luxury at Pavilions at Lenswood with six stunning, architecturally designed pavilions. Nestled in distinct areas—The Vineyard, The Orchard, and The Lake—each pavilion offers up luxe and unique features.

Indulge in in-house dining, from chef-cooked dinners to seasonal breakfasts, and explore activities like bocci, alpaca feeding, and in-room massages. You can even enhance your stay with private Pilates lessons or e-bike hire.

But the real drawcard is booking a stay at Fika. It's the most sought after pavilion onsite (and the largest to boot), split over two-levels and filled with warm furnishings, rugs and furs. 

Luxurious and Swedish chalet-inspired, it provides exclusive access to an enchanting outdoor bath with breathtaking lake views. Imagine soaking in the heated waters under the stars, before retiring to snuggle up by the indoor fireplace with a good book in hand.

759 Swamp Road, Lenswood, South Australia

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in Queensland

Nightfall (Image Credit: Scenic Rim)


For an unparalleled glamping experience in Queensland, book in a stay at Nightfall. Sitting pretty beside pristine rapids and Lamington National Park, Nightfall blends luxury tent glamping with sumptuous, fire-cooked food and off-the-beaten-track escapism from the modern day world. 

Heart, body, and spirit are nurtured through a tonic of immersion in nature, evocative nights under-the-stars and the intimacy of each private luxury tent, all of which house a set of twin bathtubs and rotating fireplace. 

Relish in the seclusion, sip wine and bask in the tubs for as long as is humanly possible. Balance and rejuvenation flow easily in these pared-back surrounds and watery depths. 

3009 Christmas Creek Road, Lamington, Queensland

Mayan Farm

Mayan Farm

Set on 100 acres in the Noosa Hinterland alongside the Kin Kin River and home to sustainable luxury villas like no other, Mayan Farm is a popular destination for those seeking to escape the rat race.

Cattle and horses roam the property while the farm operates around you, so you can enjoy the buzz of activity on the working farm while you relax in your comfortable and sustainable quarters.

Out of the three luxury villas on offer, pick the East Wing Villa to experience outdoor bath and shower heaven. Cosy interiors open out onto a landscaped deck, where you'll find a deep circular plunge tub and one of the most magical countryside vistas in Australia. 

342 Sister Tree Creek Road, Kin Kin, Queensland 

Saltbush Retreat (Image Credit: Jack Harlem)

Saltbush Retreat

Saltbush Retreat is the beautifully rustic accommodation of our dreams. It reflects the unique textures and tones of Outback Queensland, and is the perfect base for a relaxing rural holiday. Aside from being within walking distance of Longreach's major attractions, including the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. 

Make your stay extra special by booking into one of the retreat's Homestead Stables or Slab Huts, which will allow you access to an exclusive outdoor bath terrace. 

Just imagine dusting off the day's adventures with sunset canapes and sparkling wine, before slipping into one of these vintage-style tubs for a relaxing soak. Pretty perfect, right? 

63-65 Ilfracombe Road, Longreach, Queensland

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in WA

Heyscape - Lauren Cabin

Heyscape Tiny Cabins

These are the best tiny cabins in the state of Western Australia for going completely off-grid. Albeit with all the luxurious amenities (air-conditioning, king-size bedding) you'll need for an enchanting stay as well as some of the dreamiest outdoor tubs to submerge yourself in. 

13 of their cabins feature an outdoor bath, our favourite being Lauren the Tiny Cabin in Chittering, a premium escape where you can submerge yourself within a unique up-cycled concrete wine vat and watch the dance of the stars. This cabin even has a projector so you can enjoy some classic movies right next to our signature big picture window. It's a little slice of rural magic. 

Various locations around Western Australia

Petit Eco Cabin (Image Credit: Instagram: @symeskay)

Petit Eco Cabin

Ever dreamed of owning your own vineyard? You can at least pretend with a stay at the stylish Petit Eco Cabin at Windows Estate in Margaret River. Wake up to stunning floor-to-ceiling views of the grapevines and unwind in the outdoor vintage bathtub, soaking up the serenity of the surrounding farmland with a glass of fine wine in hand.

Inside, the charm continues with a unique waterfall window feature above the bed, offering a glimpse of the stars as you drift off to sleep. This adults-only retreat, perfect for couples or solo travelers, provides an idyllic base for exploring the best of the region, including one of WA’s top surf spots.

Delivering an unparalleled blend of luxury and nature, this is one of the best outdoor bath stays in Australia to swill, sip, immerse and savour...your toes getting all pruney from one too many soaks in the tub! 

Yallingup, Margaret River Region, Western Australia

Outdoor Bath Accommodation in Northern Territory

Longitude 131

Longitude 131

This one's a bucket-list outdoor bath stay in Australia. Longitude 131 is outback bliss, a safari-style resort that offers postcard views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta from the soul-restoring confines of this deep, perfectly round bathtub. It's all about soaking up that scenery, day or night, under the beaming sun or a blanket of stars.

You'll need to book The Dune Pavilion for a taste of this bathtub bliss. This contemporary Australian homestead features separate living and sleeping quarters adorned with striking indigenous artworks. The expansive outdoor decks serve up the ultimate in desert glamour, with decadent lounging, a private fireplace, and the aforementioned plunge tub overlooking the desert frontier.

Configured with one or two bedrooms, it’s a luxurious retreat perfect for couples, friends, or families seeking sophistication and seclusion.

Sitchu Tip: During your stay, book in at Spa Kinara, where the treatments feature outback botanicals.

Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory

Australia provides (as only it knows how) a stunning array of outdoor bathtubs that perfectly blend luxury and nature. Embrace the ultimate relaxation and let these exquisite outdoor bathtubs elevate your next getaway, or look to these gorgeous island escapes or chic, budget-friendly retro stays instead.

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