Celebrated as the pinnacle of luxury on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests atop romantic Lovers Bay, at the foot of the imperious mountain twins rising dramatically above. An inspired architectural design welcomes spectacular views of the ocean, reef and mountains into the Lodge.
A feeling of relaxed sophistication flows throughout, attracting the discerning experiential traveller and guests seeking a civilised sub-tropical island escape.
A short flight from Australia’s east coast transports visitors to a real ‘treasure island’, a paradise lost in time and perfectly preserved. Guests may take mountain walks, relax on white-sanded beaches and explore the riot of marine colour in the world’s southern-most coral reef.
Capella’s nine contemporary island-style suites are designed to complement Lord Howe’s pristine natural environment. Inspired by the carefree spirit of the authentic Australian beach house, suites feature lavish king beds, beach-chic furnishings and generous decks. This is barefoot luxury at its best.
Fine dining in the Lodge Restaurant showcases a bounty of local seafood and fresh regional produce. Guests unwind in the petite Capella Spa with its menu of signature treatments for complete relaxation.
Luxurious surrounds, exceptional island-inspired dining and unforgettable ‘first-name’ service combine to create an outstanding lodging experience.
Capella Lodge holds a far-reaching reputation as Lord Howe's knock-out dining destination. A regional approach to cuisine ensures the finest and freshest produce from Lord Howe Island and New South Wales is showcased in every inspired menu. Capella's contemporary Pacific-themed menu features superb quality ingredients; the menu changes daily with the seasons, providing a constant source of delight to guests.
The light and airy, beach-house styled Restaurant and Bar command spectacular views of the lagoon and mountains, providing a dramatic ...
The petite Capella Spa indulges body and soul. A signature menu of rejuvenating and relaxation treatments embraces the Island’s endemic kentia palms and marine environment. Guests have a choice of indulging in the quirky designer chic of Mambo artist Bruce Goold’s interiors or embracing the outdoors in the Kentia Pavilion.
For tired and weary legs ‘Gower’s Foot Therapy’ is a brilliant post-climb treat, or try ‘Mountain Man,’ a back exfoliation, massage and facial designed especially for him. The ultimate indulgence is the thre...
Combining personal service and premium facilities Capella delivers a unique mix of business and pleasure surrounded by the world’s most southern coral reef.
The Capella team specialises in intimate residential conferences, meetings, small weddings, incentive groups and special sole use events such as family reunions.
With a flowing single level design offering cameo views of the ocean and mountains, the Capella Suite features king or optional twin bedding, integrated lounge area and private outdoor deck. High ceilings and marine finishes create a beach house feel, a sense of cool airiness in this subtropical paradise, Lord Howe kentia palms waving outside.
Guests find a stylish refuge in this 45m² space, featuring such lounging treats as the addictive Danish 'Primetime' chair with classic Artemide Tolomeo lamp stretching above, ideal for an indulgent read in the afternoon breeze. Cool Julie Paterson custom designed fabrics and wood print art add a distinctive 'laid back' Lord Howe feel to this suite. A chic basalt-dressed ensuite offers natural sky lighting and an oversized shower with generous dual heads allowing guests to rejuvenate in the remarkably soft, pure Lord Howe rainwater. Custom Capella Spa amenities use Island botanicals and enriching marine elements to create a sensual Lord Howe bathing experience. An expansive outdoor deck with sumptuous day bed and sun lounge complete a picture of relaxed, rejuvenating island living.
The popular Lagoon Loft is a comfortable mezzanine style 55m² suite with king bedroom upstairs, living area downstairs and private decks on both levels. Generous living area daybeds can convert to one or two single beds at evening turndown for additional guests on request.
Lavish soft furnishings are custom designed by Julie Paterson of Cloth, and her woodcuts of the rare Lord Howe woodhen line the walls. Basalt bathroom with rainshower and smooth slab vanity is easily accessible from the living area.
Views are sensational from the upper level and extend to the reef-fringed lagoon, ocean and to the mountains rising ahead. The private deck areas with sumptuous daybed or teak armchairs provide a relaxed refuge, an ideal spot to unwind with a book, or to quietly contemplate the naturally calm surrounds, endemic kentia palms framing an idyllic island cameo.
New to Capella and inspired by the swashbuckling seafaring days of Lord Howe, this premium mezzanine suite draws mesmerising views of Lord Howe's postcard twin peaks, Mts Gower and Lidgbird.
The 90m² suite features a generous upstairs king sleeping area, reached by a striking red spiral staircase and is an ideal retreat for two people. Luxe daybeds in the living area below make for a perfect chillout, or can convert on turndown to one or two single beds for additional persons. A contemporary basalt bathroom is located on the lower level.
Generous private decks on both levels with lounging furniture and retro Ditzel 'hanging basket' chair promote quiet contemplation of Lord Howe's dramatic natural landscape. Fat dairy cows munch contentedly on lush green grass at the mountains' foot; it's a world apart.
The Makambo Loft is a superior suite and features a dash of red for fun with Mambo artist Bruce Goold's soft furnishings and lino cuts, already a Capella design trademark in the main Lodge. Organic artwork by Cardamatis and Saad features bedside. Complimentary room bar and private deck plunge spa complement the relaxed, fun-spirited sophistication of this luxe retreat.
The superlative new Lidgbird Pavilion is truly awe-inspiring at 120m² and is a popular choice for a special occasion. A generous upper level bedroom area with ensuite opens to wrap around verandahs capturing panoramic views of ocean and mountains.
Sumptuous ground level living blends seamlessly with the private outdoor lounging area and features banquette lounge perfect to relax with a book, or as a bed for an additional person.
Living is decadent with and in and outdoor lounging featuring Bohlu and Julie Paterson custom soft furnishings and luxe features include Tomek Campfire Table, Bang & Olufsen television and sound system, personal laptop and complimentary room bar. Artists Cardamatis and Saad use natural botanicals to create rhythmic, textured designs. The basalt bathroom boasts a dual stone slab vanities, rainshower, extensive timber benches and Capella Spa toiletries.
A refreshing dip in the private plunge pool beckons. Extensive decks surround with luxe daybed, rainshower and luxurious outdoor bathing in the freestanding Lotus bath beneath the frangipani tree. Private drinks and canapés delivered at sunset and a deck dining occasion are perfect options for indulging with a loved one. The Capella electric buggy is reserved for exclusive use.
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