Travel deals of the week: Eco-pods, nights at a new Ritz and island getaways

Eco-pods, nights at a new Ritz and island getaways

Shelter, food and fire

Retreat to a cosy, two-person eco-pod in Central Tilba, 30 minutes' drive from Bermagui on the NSW Far South Coast.

The deal includes a s'mores kit for evenings by the fire pit and a dinner hamper of local wine, sausages or freshly caught oysters, and Tilba cheeses to finish.

Price: $810 for 2 nights

Put on the Ritz in Geelong

The new Ritz Hotel Geelong offers a luxury waterfront distraction only one hour from Melbourne.

Receive the VIP treatment on arrival for your two-night stay for two people with a complimentary bottle of wine. Grab a breakfast coffee and croissant before promenading the esplanade.

Price: from $379 for 2 nights

Caymans in Hayman

Run away to paradise on a three-night stay at the five-star InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, Queensland.

Kick back in your Retreat King room or laze by the stunning pool. Includes breakfast and return transfers from Hamilton Island.

Price: from $1259 per person for 3 nights

A croc-load of inclusions

Experience the best of the Top End with five nights at Mantra on the Esplanade Darwin in the heart of the CBD.

The deal includes: entry to Crocosaurus Cove with a 1.5-hour crocodile-feeding experience; a tour to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park; and a sunset cruise of Darwin harbour.

Price: from $599 per person for 5 nights

A Sydney star is born

Save over 45 per cent on two nights of urban luxury at The Darling at The Star.

Unwind with a bottle of sparkling wine, before heading out to enjoy the nightlife of Darling Harbour and Pyrmont. Daily breakfast for two at Sokyo is included. Take advantage of the 12pm late check-out from this five-star hotel.

Price: from $740 for 2 nights

Sail the Whitsundays

Escape to Queensland's glorious Whitsundays for a two-night stay in a dorm-style cabin on the maxi-yacht Hammer.

Cruise the islands, Airlie Beach and the world-famous Whitehaven Beach with multiple snorkelling stops as well as port calls to walk the scenic bush trails of the islands. All onboard meals are included.

Price: $549 per person for 2 nights

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