Australia

Longitude 131°, Uluru

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Type: Luxury lodge

Grade: Deluxe

Introduction

Facing majestic Uluru, Longitude 131° commands spectacular views of the outback icon and World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Longitude 131° is a transcendent experience of discovery, located in the spirited heart of Australia. Delve into the foundation of Anangu culture and explore this irresistible land and the stories of the traditional custodians. Luxurious and unfettered, Longitude 131° will make your senses come alive.

Standing at the gateway to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Longitude 131° is the closest accommodation to the red rock formation that is Uluru, Australia's most endearing and enduring icon.

An intimate fifteen luxury tents, elevated atop rust-red dunes, complement the pristine natural environment and provide a private place to rest, relax and refresh. A spacious ensuite bathroom with oversized rain shower features a moving wall panel, so as the spectacular view may be enjoyed from every angle. All tents feature king beds with superior cotton linens, telephone, safe, wireless internet and the modern essential of climate control. Complimentary in-suite bar, iPad with entertainment and MP3 input complete the ultimate 'glamping' experience. Each luxury tent now has the addition of stylish new balconies, featuring day beds, armchairs and fireplaces, allowing guests to sleep under the stars admiring the southern sky above.

Above the sweeping tent canopy floats a great expanse of Southern sky, endless and sparkling. Constellations brimming with Anangu (local Aboriginal people), tales and stories, beget the rich dreams found only in the heart of sacred, powerful places. As one of only a select number of guests, awake to your own private view of the sun rising over Uluru.

An exceptional touring program designed exclusively for guests, is included in your luxury wilderness experience. For those looking for a custom and personalised itinerary, optional tours are also available.

Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine. Breakfast begins early with freshly baked pastries, fruit and a la carte menu selection. Premium espresso coffee and a generous selection of fine leaf teas are signature elements. After a morning filled with walks, or simply spent relaxing with a book by the pool, appetites are up for lunch. The three course menu offers a selection of seasonal treats and is deceptively light, leaving room for afternoon tea served to coincide with departure of the afternoon activity. Dinner is a superb dining experience, be it under the canopy of the Dune House or a billion stars at Table 131°.

Hotel Features:
● 15 Luxury Tents
● Onsite restaurants and bar
● Luxury spa (located nearby)

We are delighted to announce that National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World has added Longitude 131° to its prestigious collection of boutique hotels in remarkable destinations around the globe.

Longitude 131° is among a small selection of members who have each demonstrated their commitment to authenticity, excellence, and sustainability, while offering outstanding guest experiences that support the protection of cultural and natural heritage.