Unbelievable hotels: Longitude 131°
The ultimate luxury outback experience has views of Uluru from your bed, fine dining beside a fire and itineraries that will show you the best of the outback.
Hotel name: Longitude 131°
Where: Yulara, Northern Territory
What’s unique about this property:
Longitude 131° is a luxury accommodation hot spot in the middle of the Australian outback, just outside the UNESCO World Heritage site Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park.
At 10kms from Uluru, Longitude 131° is made up of 16 tent pavilions each with views of the rock from their bed or outside their private balconies.
These luxurious tents have custom furnishings and art is displayed by local indigenous artists.
What is there to do in the area?
Guests at Longitude 131° have access to guided tours of Kantju Gorge, Walpa Gorge and Mutitjulu Waterhole.
Gallery tours give guests the chance to see authentic Aboriginal art and meet an artist in residence.
The Field of Light is an incredible solar light installation and Table 131° is a unique dining experience among the sand dunes and under the stars. Bespoke experiences are multiple day itineraries created that include the activities mentioned above and more such as scenic helicopter flights. There is also a pool and spa on-site.
What do other people say?
Past guests on TripAdvisor have rated the property and overall experience highly with guests saying that is was “spectacular, luxurious and quite unique,” and that “words cannot describe the beauty of Longitude 131 and its surroundings.”
The setting, views and service are raved about from many guests. Some reviews mentioned getting champagne when picked up from the airport and multiple reviews talk about how well the staff treats guests.