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“Everything you could hope for...” 5 of 5 stars
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Seascape Retreat
4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   PO Box 1722 | Victor Harbor, Hindmarsh Valley, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia   |  
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“Everything you could hope for...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

There is not one bad thing I can say about Seascape Retreat, it is everything you could hope for and more.
You approach the retreat on a dirt road and we appreciated the warning from our host to be aware of kangaroos, sure enough there were 2 sitting in the middle of the road as we rounded a corner. You feel so isolated from the hustle and bustle of the real world and yet are only a short 10 minute drive away from Victor Harbor.
There are 3 villas to choose from and we stayed in the aptly named Serenity Lodge. The views from every corner (including the bed) are simply stunning and the sound of birds and sheep are all you will hear. We spent most of our stay on the huge front deck but there is also a sheltered rear courtyard, both areas have a table and chairs.
Inside there is everything you are likely to need, large lounge suite, dining table, fully equipped kitchen, huge bed, even bigger bathroom, separate toilet, 2 flat screen tvs, dvd player and stereo with ipod dock, The kitchen is well stocked with breakfast supplies, plus there are lots of little extras like olive oil, fresh coffee and every kitchen implement imaginable including chopsticks!
The shower was great, there are toiletries provided plus a hairdryer and even a first aid kit for any little mishaps.
I have to admit one of my favourite things was the warm and snuggly throw rug that I used both nights when we sat on the deck in unseasonably cold summer weather.
In summary I cant imagine anyone not loving it here and personally I can't wait until we can visit again.

Room Tip: All 3 villas have the same stunning view but each is completely private.
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jenny B, Owner at Seascape Retreat, responded to this review, February 11, 2012
Thank you 'Sharmun'.
As Seascape Retreat had only been open for a few weeks when you stayed, we thought it would take some time before we saw any reviews on Trip Advisor!
We greatly appreciate you taking the time to post your review as we know how valuable reviews are to those planning a holiday to unknown destinations and accommodation.
Thank you again, we look forward to seeing you next time!
Jenny & Jean-Pierre Bloemendal
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Seascape Retreat, Hindmarsh Valley
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Address: PO Box 1722 | Victor Harbor, Hindmarsh Valley, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Victor Harbor > Hindmarsh Valley
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Hindmarsh Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Seascape Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seascape Retreat offers luxury self contained accommodation in private five star boutique villas with stunning rural and coastal views. Commanding panoramic views over the Hindmarsh Valley to the ocean beyond, the retreat provides a truly unique nature-based holiday experience on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Seascape is an easy 1 hour drive south of Adelaide, between South Australia's premier wine region of McLaren Vale and the historic coastal townships of the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula. The Southern Fleurieu Peninsula is also the mainland gateway to iconic Kangaroo Island. Located on a very private 75 acre property with large tracts of native vegetation and eucalypt studded grazing land with an abundance of wildlife, Seascape Retreat provides a unique nature-based holiday experience on the Fleurieu Peninsula. ... more   less 
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