Sydney’s buzzing CBD and beautiful harbourside precincts offer visitors plenty of ways to experience luxury, from world-class dining to opulent accommodation and specialised tours. Enjoy the exclusive side of the Harbour City while discovering Sydney’s best-kept local secrets. Here is your ultimate luxury weekend in Sydney.
3:00pm: Check-in to the Park Hyatt Sydney for five-star luxury
For the ultimate room with a view, splash out on the Sydney Suite at Park Hyatt Sydney. This two-bedroom suite offers sweeping 360-degree views of Sydney Harbour and comes equipped with a private butler and spa bath overlooking Sydney Opera House. Say no more.
5:00pm: Indulge in a pre-dinner drink at one of the World’s Best Bars
Sip an expertly-crafted cocktail at Maybe Sammy, listed on the World’s 50 Best Bars List. Try their extravagant Negroni from their Vintage Cocktail list – a suitably high roller concoction crafted from the creme de la creme of ingredients including 1970s Gordon’s dry gin, 1970s Campari and 1960s Carpano Vermouth.
7:00pm: Savour a seven-course dinner at Aria
Enjoy dinner at Aria Sydney, one of the city’s most exceptional fine-dining experiences. Feast on the very best of local NSW produce and order the seven-course Tasting Menu with premium wine pairings. You can even hire out the private dining room for a truly special experience with up to 10 of your nearest and dearest.
9:00am: Get glam with Sydney’s elite
Book in for a blow out with celebrity-stylist Renya Xydis at Paddington’s Valonz. Guys can book into The Men’s Grooming Room for bespoke barbering with principal barber Aiden Xydis.
11:00am: Catch a Sydney Seaplane to lunch
For an incredible only-in-Sydney experience, catch a Sydney Seaplane from Rose Bay to Bert’s Bar & Brasserie at The Newport for lunch. Enjoy an aerial tour of Sydney tracking up the glorious Northern Beaches before landing on sparkling Pittwater. Start in the Champagne Bar before enjoying fresh Sydney rock oysters, caviar and dressed crab from the Oyster Bar.
7:00pm: Enjoy a private dinner in your suite
Book a private chef to cook a bespoke dinner to eat on the private balcony of your hotel suite featuring fresh, local and seasonal ingredients.
10:00am: Sip bubbles and enjoy a memorable brunch on Sydney Harbour
Take a short stroll to neighbouring Campbell’s Cove Wharf to step aboard Tango, the largest private charter vessel on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on one of the world’s most magnificent natural harbours whilst indulging in brunch and bubbles prepared by The Grounds Catering.
12:00pm: Shop in style in Double Bay
Explore Double Bay, one of Sydney’s most prestigious suburbs on a personalised shopping tour with Splendour Tailored Tours. Your personal stylist will guide you around Double Bay’s best boutiques, including a visit to celebrity milliner Nerida Winter– the perfect stop to get “hat ready” for the upcoming Spring Racing Carnival season. Plus pick up a new piece of signature jewellery from Jan Logan.
4:00pm: Wrap the weekend poolside
End a weekend of luxury sipping champagne by the rooftop pool at the InterContinental Double Bay, admiring the views across Sydney Harbour.
Destination NSW acknowledges and respects Aboriginal people as the state’s first people and nations and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and occupants of New South Wales land and water.