The last paradise

Celebrated as the most glamorous hideaway on Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests above romantic Lovers Bay and at the foot of the towering Mounts Gower and Lidgbird, welcoming spectacular views of the ocean, subtropical reef and mountains.

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Celebrated as the most glamorous hideaway on Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests above romantic Lovers Bay and at the foot of Mounts Gower and Lidgbird which together dominate the island landscape. Crescent-shaped, Lord Howe rests just 600km of Australia’s east coast, and is home to the world’s southernmost coral reef where turtles, fish and a kaleidoscope of corals thrive.

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A contemporary architectural design presents generous indoor-outdoor lounging areas and a light-filled bar and restaurant, with ceiling-high glass that opens beneath a skillion roof that reaches towards the mountain peaks beyond. Inside, a feeling of relaxed sophistication flows throughout; beach house style furnishings and stylish appointments combine to create an easy ambience.

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Dining at Capella Lodge is a celebration of superb local and regional produce, brought to the plate in a light, sophisticated style. A surprising harvest springs from this tiny, pristine island endowed with rich soils and bountiful waters and from Capella’s own kitchen garden. An abundance of fresh line-caught fish graces the daily-changing menu most evenings alongside island-grown greens and foraged coastal herbs.

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World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island is a paradise of rainforests, reefs and beaches and is home to hundreds of rare and endemic species; a visit to the island has the sense of a National Geographic expedition. With Capella Lodge as basecamp, guests hike mountains, explore subtropical forests and wander along white-sanded beaches, or discover the brilliant the submarine world brimming with turtles, fish and coral with just a snorkel and fins.

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