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A Dune Escape - Nature meets the Sea

93 reviews
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Award winning Out door Lovers South Australia- Escape to ocean sounds, crystal seas and stunning views from this stylish new eco-designed private coastal retreat. Nestled high into the top of the dunes, relax at this beach coastal retreat on a 15 hectare setting, the perfect escape holiday destination for relaxation in all seasons. Walk just 20 metres to privately exclusive views of the crystal aqua waters and pure white sands of the 4.5km Emu Bay beach. A Dune Escape with luxurious furnishings, Australian oak floors and a strong connection to nature, featuring Stand-Alone Solar power, all rainwater and an open log fire. Enjoy open plan living and outside Kapur deck areas to experience the fabulous natural landscape. A Dune Escape accommodates up to 6 people in 2 Queen-size beds and a dou...Award winning Out door Lovers South Australia- Escape to ocean sounds, crystal seas and stunning views from this stylish new eco-designed private coastal retreat. Nestled high into the top of the dunes, relax at this beach coastal retreat on a 15 hectare setting, the perfect escape holiday destination for relaxation in all seasons. Walk just 20 metres to privately exclusive views of the crystal aqua waters and pure white sands of the 4.5km Emu Bay beach. A Dune Escape with luxurious furnishings, Australian oak floors and a strong connection to nature, featuring Stand-Alone Solar power, all rainwater and an open log fire. Enjoy open plan living and outside Kapur deck areas to experience the fabulous natural landscape. A Dune Escape accommodates up to 6 people in 2 Queen-size beds and a double bunk bed. All bed linen, featuring pure cotton, and bath towels are included in the tariff. Take pleasure in the abundant wildlife to be found whilst roaming through natural garden like bushland over the 15 hectare private property. Your hosts live nearby and will meet you upon arrival. They pride themselves on providing a high standard of personalized service, cleanliness and comfort. Emu Bay is a quiet coastal hamlet located on the northern side of Kangaroo Island with safe swimming, a jetty and a boat ramp. The Sealink ferry arrives from Cape Jervis at Penneshaw. The distance from Penneshaw to Emu Bay is approximately 75km, all on bitumen. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Deck
Fireplace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location just on the downslope of a ridge whose other side reveals stunning Emu Bay.Even though the view is not on the ocean it is just a short walk to top of ridge but this does not detract from the views of the unspoilt...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank petesaund
krishondow, VR Owner at A Dune Escape - Nature meets the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We feel humbled by your very kind remarks and glowing review Peter - thank you for your stay and glad we were able to assist in all ways possible - safe travels as you continue your journey

Reviewed September 27, 2018

Dune Escape at Emu Bay was the perfect base to explore Kangaroo Island. The house was perfect for our needs and beautifully presented. Brian came by and greeted us and made sure we had everything we needed. The scenery was beautiful and the house backs...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

My family and I enjoyed staying here. The house was wonderful and just as described. Thank you! Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 798laureneb
krishondow, VR Owner at A Dune Escape - Nature meets the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Laurene, it was our pleasure to have you stay - as we were on holidays too, we didn't get to meet you, which we enjoy but thank you for your great review and so glad you enjoyed your Escape on Kangaroo Island.

Reviewed March 19, 2018

Immaculate and beautifully located, A Dune Escape was the highlight of our family trip to Australia. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank ttraveller
Reviewed March 17, 2018

When we arrived at the Dune Escape we thought what an amazing location with great rural views. As we were self catering we moved our provisions in and then walked out onto the back veranda and walked up the paved path to what I can...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank ge0ffis
About the Owner
Brian V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
We will greet you upon arrival with information to assist you with your holiday. We will leave the house open ready for you to settle in and the keys on the dining room table - we live just 500m away and can help you at any time you require assistance - the wifi is free and speedy!
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About the neighborhood
Emu Bay is a quiet coastal hamlet located on the northern side of Kangaroo Island with safe swimming, a jetty and a boat ramp. The Sealink ferry arrives from Cape Jervis at Penneshaw. The distance from Penneshaw to Emu Bay is approximately 75km, all on bitumen. Emu Bay to Kingscote is 18km along a bitumen road and from Emu Bay to the airport takes 15 mins. A Dune Escape serves as an ideal base for touring the island due to its central location and its proximity to Kingscote. In Kingscote you will find most services including supermarket, post office, bank, tourist information etc. Kangaroo Island is one of Australia’s greatest scenic treasures and a must for anyone interested in travel to fascinating wilderness destinations.
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We have a list of top recommendations which we email to you upon confirmation of your booking - this includes websites, brief information etc We meet you upon arrival and can facilitate any sights you would like to enquire about and how to get there etc
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