My partner and I were looking for a romantic retreat weekend away to Phillip Island and looked online for options. We stumbled across Poppies Waterfront Cottage and booked it based on their lovely ocean views, kitchen facilities, and wood fireplace that we saw. From the moment we arrived, this amazing cottage and our lovely hosts exceeded our expectations!
We arrived late in the evening, on a cold, rainy winter’s night and were able to find the secluded and tucked away “Poppies” quite easily based on the instructions given. Pulling up the drive, we see the cottage so thoughtfully and beautifully lit with candles and soft lighting through the windows. On our first steps inside, we immediately feel the warmth in the room – the blazing fire our hosts had made for our arrival and also the soft music playing on their own iPod faves. Immediately we take a big breath of relaxation and smile at each other – “ooh, this is nice!” - then cracked open a bottle of wine and settled in... more