You’ll find countless luxury experiences in Brisbane, from chic boutiques to soul-pampering spas and upmarket hotels. As Queensland’s throbbing economic heart, the pulsating state capital knows how to live the high life in style.
Planning to get a little boujee on a budget-busting Brisvegas trip? These high-end experiences are worth the expense.
Set in Fortitude Valley, this hip five-star property comes slathered in terrazzo marble walls and glistening gold accents. Spacious rooms feature breezy Julietta balconies overlooking the sparkling central pool, where inner-city socialites gather to gossip and work on their tans.
Decadent extras like champagne on arrival, valet parking, and a private chauffeur are available on request. Peckish? Pop into Hellenika for next-level bites or hit one of James Street’s high-end eateries.
Rather a room with a waterfront view?
Crystalbrook Vincent delivers the goods with glistening Brisbane River vistas. Located in Howard Smith Wharf district, this swanky five-star haunt impresses with sleek contemporary décor. Arty types will love its eclectic Vincent Fantauzzo collection—some 500 works lie scattered around the property.
The rooftop resto-bar does top-notch nosh for when hunger pangs strike. And for the eco-conscious, the whole hotel follows a strict sustainability ethos.
Kailo Wellness Medispa
Whether you’re a wellness aficionado or stressed out from work, a soothing spa session is just what the doctor ordered. A string of soul-pacifying day spas lies peppered throughout Brisbane, the best of which is Kailo Wellness Medispa.
Set inside The Calile Hotel, this sophisticated peach-hued venue adheres to the lodgings’ sleek, vintage-chic theme. A myriad of top-end treatments adorns the menu, from vitamin therapy to beautification and massage.
Helicopter Winery Tours
Why drive to local wineries when you can soar between vineyards on a private helicopter tour?
Brisbane-based boutique heli company Bekaa Air offers an array of scenic joy flights around the city and beyond. Avid oenophiles will adore their helicopter vineyard tour. The scenic stint sees you soaring between four Granite Belt venues in one action-packed afternoon.
As you’d expect, a satiating long lunch and sublime sips come part of the package.
From joy flights to happy bites, this creative Fortitude Valley venue does the most jubilation-inducing set menu in town. Proprietor Sarah knows how to make punters smile. Famed for her warm hospitality, impeccable food presentation, and divine culinary creations, she’s become a big name in Brisbane.
The tiny establishment books out months in advance, so get in early to secure a reservation. Keep an eye on Sarah’s Instagram for last-minute cancellations.
There’s no shortage of chic boutiques to give the credit card a pounding in Brisbane.
Slicing through the CBD, Queen Street Mall is an iconic pedestrian-only retail strip with a plethora of high-end stores. Expect big-name international brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel, and Saint Laurent.
Over in Fortitude Valley, James Street is the top spot to pick up some fancy new threads. While the lively street is best known for dining, it’s also got a solid selection of indie boutiques. Browse through Camargue, Calexico, or Maryon’s—you’re bound to find something you like.
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