Wake up to spectacular mountain and valley views.  The best way to experience some of the most beautiful spots in the Pyrenees is to rent out a private self-contained cottage and watch the sun climb mountains at dawn and descend into valleys at dusk.

Nothing beats a great view when staying somewhere overnight or for an extended holiday. Listed below are our top 10 places to stay in the Pyrenees with stellar views.

  1. Raglan Retreat

Perched atop the rolling hills in the Pyrenees near the township of Beaufort, with views to Mount Cole State Forest and the valleys below, Raglan Retreat is the perfect luxury accommodation to simply relax and reconnect with nature. A leisurely 20 minute drive will have you in Beaufort where you can explore the towns delights or a 10 minute drive will have you at the base of Mount Cole where you can explore the many scenic walks before returning to your accommodation for pre dinner drinks  whilst watching the sunset over the hills.

  1. Peerick Unyoked Cabins

Unwind in your private tiny house, watching the night sky from your cosy bed. Wake up to breathtaking views through the huge windows, overlooking the vineyard, bushland and surrounding valley. Be recharged with fresh country air and the peace and tranquility of Peerick Vineyards property, full of natural beauty including kangaroos and local wildlife. A perfect base to explore the other wineries, restaurants and hiking trails that the Pyrenees offers.

  1. Avoca Cottages

Located in the heart of Avoca township, Avoca Cottages offers accommodation overlooking the Avoca golf course and alongside the Avoca River.  There are 5 cottages on site which makes it ideal for couples, families or groups. The outdoor communal deck is the perfect place to catch the sun and sip your favourite local wine, or share a meal with friends.

  1. Glut Farm

Set at the base of the Mount Cole State Park, this little slice of heaven offers sweeping views of valleys, farmland and forests. The Glut Farms beautiful gardens and views set the stage for a simple getaway filled with luxury. It is designed to restore and revitalise every one of your five senses. Of course there is a verandah for you to enjoy your panoramic views and a cracking fireplace to keep you cosy during the warmer months Hosts Sally and Larry thoughtfully ensure that every little detail is perfectly executed.

  1. Beaufort Lake Caravan Park

Our unique lakeside park is located in the centre of Beaufort, on the shores of the Beaufort Lake and walking distance to the shopping district. Although located centrally, the Beaufort Caravan Park provides a tranquil environment for you to take some time out. Step outside your cabin, caravan or tent and enjoy lakeside views. Take leisurely walk around the lake perimeter which is dotted with Koori art. Early birds can witness spectacular sunrises over the lake which is one of the most rejuvenating ways to start a day in nature. The Beaufort Lake Caravan has a wide range of accommodation, perfect for a short-stay or well-earned holiday, for all family sizes and budgets.

  1. Bung Bong Hill Cottage

Just 15 minutes from Avoca and Maryborough, on a stunning 50-hectare property, discover a two storey cottage that has been thoughtfully located to take advantage of the wonderful views and glorious sunsets over the Pyrenees Ranges to the west. You are almost guaranteed to see kangaroos when you stay in this new two-bedroom chalet-style masterpiece. This place is tailor-made for family holidays and a return to simple pleasures with books, board games, a covered patio, barbecue, and plenty of space to roam

  1. Cave Hill Creek Glamping

Cave Hill Creek offers a unique accommodation experience tucked away from the reality of the outside world. Located in rural Raglan, and surrounded by Rainforest and bushland views over looking the hand made lake, this handcrafted hide-away is the perfect place to unwind. During the week, Cave Hill Creek is a school camp but on weekends groups can enjoy camping under the stars in luxury.

  1. Eco Luxe Mount Avoca

Relax in luxury, architecturally designed, self-contained Eco Luxe Cottages, situated on Mount Avoca’s Vineyard. This picturesque getaway features sweeping views of the estates vineyards, olive grove and the surrounding Pyrenees State Forest mountain ranges. Avoca Waterfalls, Sugarloaf Res and Governors Rock Lookout are all within hiking or cycling distance. The nearby cellar door offers guests complimentary wine tasting and guest-rates on wine purchases.

  1. Mount Cole Cottage

These Two fully self contained cottage offer seclusion and magnificent bushland views.  Wake to the sounds of nature at your doorstep. Spend cool nights by the stunning open fire to compliment the breathtaking views or relax in the breeze on the verandah which is equipped with a barbecue. Treat yourself to a weekend away; sleep in, wander through the native garden nursing a warm cuppa, escape with a book in front of the open fire, meditate in the purpose built meditation chapel, then gaze into the glittering night sky as you indulge in local wine.

  1. Redbank Chestnut Cottage

This unique 2 storey cottage is nestled in amongst bushland and vineyard views and seamlessly fits into the landscape offering escapism and serenity. The cottage at Sallys Paddock vineyard is a rustic and charming three bedroom mudbrick home and is a perfect place for a romantic weekend away or a family holiday. Breathe in the fresh air as you take a gentle stroll around the expansive property before settling in for lunch at the cellar door.