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big blue backyard

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   56 Paradise Drive, St. Andrews Beach, Victoria 3941, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to perfect weather across the weekend and this was complimented by a wonderful welcome and gorgeous meal brought to our balcony. Closely followed by a bottle of champagne then a sunset walk along the private beach. That evening the outdoor spa was totally relaxing and the next day complimented with a massage. The hosts Lisa and Paul are... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed Saturday and Sunday night. Had a dinner booked for us at Montalto Vineyard on Saturday night, and a special dinner in our hideaway ( African) on Sunday night. Went for lots of walks down to the beach thru the scrub and explored in both directions, arriving back weary but with our lungs full of clean sea air. Room... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I took my husband there for his birthday back in December last year. We stayed for one night in the African Hideaway. When we arrived Lisa welcomed us in the driveway. She showed us around the place and took us to our cottage. The hole property was beautifully maintained. Our African themed cottage was just stunning and you could tell... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A fabulous spot to relax and eat the good food served by Lisa and Paul. The seclusion of the accommodation and walking on the nearby beach, without the crowds, allowed us to get away from it all, the best escape for a short stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

The Big Blue Backyard is absolutely fantastic. Close to St Andrew's Beach, you feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere and, indeed, getting down to the beach is a little adventure in itself making even the most un-adventurous person feel a little bit intrepid! The rooms are surrounded by bush and are private and peaceful. We had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

We have travelled for many miles and stayed in many places in many countries. Lisa and Paul are as good hosts as any we have had. The 'hotel' comprises of three cabins to stay in. We had Dune which was very comfortable and felt as though we were alone in the world which was wonderful. Breakfast, which was different every... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife and I were staying at the beach theme bungalow for 2 nights. It's really relaxing and comfortable. We received warm welcome from Lisa upon our arrival. Throughout our stay, Lisa and Paul had been really friendly and kind. We really felt like we were staying at home instead staying at another hotel. Food was extremely delicious, just like... More

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Leongatha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Thank you Lisa and Paul for spectacular food, service and serenity simply an amazing getaway. Highly recommend you to everyone! Spa underneath the stars, a bottle of wine, the one you love what else needs to be said- !?

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We just had an amazing couple of days away at the Big Blue Backyard. What can I say that hasn't already been said ad nauseum? The setting is simply stunning. By day it shimmers with rugged coastal beauty. Sunset gives way to a night of perfect darkness, the silence and serenity. I don't think I've slept so peacefully in ages.... More

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Skye, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

My new husband and I chose the BBB for our honeymoon escape. We both grew up in the country and have a 1yo so the secluded bush hide away was perfect. The service we had from Lisa was amazing. What a zest for life she has! We felt like we were the only ones staying there, all we could hear... More

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Also Known As:
Big Blue Backyard St. Andrews Beach, Australia
Address: 56 Paradise Drive, St. Andrews Beach, Victoria 3941, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Mornington Peninsula > St. Andrews Beach
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in St. Andrews Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — big blue backyard 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Secluded barefoot luxury on the Mornington Peninsula.Smell the salt as you wind your way up Paradise Drive. An ankle height sign on the side of the road shows you into a treed canopied parking space...are you in the right place? A friendly welcome confirms you are and propels you along a boardwalk through the tangle of ti-tree toyour secret hideaway. Private, spacious, welcoming,all the time you can hear the ocean!This Award Winning, ocean beach hideaway for couples is ideally positioned to access all the bounty this stunning Peninsula has to offer. Tucked away enough to retreat and indulge. Meandering paths will lead you through the indigenous garden to the Chef’s kitchen filled with local produce or follow the blue painted stones over the dunes, to the stunning and often deserted St Andrews Beach.Each secluded hideaway, offers a spacious living area,light filled en-suite and sundrenched, sheltered deck with a double spa bath. Bathe by moonlight to the sound of bush and sea.Delicious long tray breakfasts are delivered each morning.Romantic candlelight dinners, prepared on request are served to the hideaway. A unique private dining experience!Friendly, discreet service creates an exceptional Australian experience. ... more   less 
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