Take advantage of the four-day Easter weekend and treat yourself to a luxury getaway. Think picturesque locations, first-class accommodation, and unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences—yes, please! Founder of leading luxury villa and hotel booking portal The Luxe Nomad, Stephanie Chai, has rounded up her favourite Australian properties that are ready to give you exactly that. Scroll down to see her top picks and the ultimate mini-break destinations.

“Escape to a private island getaway in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. One&Only Hayman Island is a luxurious oasis surrounded by white sandy beaches and lush palm trees—what more could you ask for? Opt for a pool villa for ultimate privacy and relaxation.”

“Saffire Freycinet is a multi award-winning boutique resort that everyone has been talking about. A striking piece of architecture, the stingray-shaped resort presents guests with a truly unforgettable Tasmanian experience—complimentary activities, dramatic views, top-class service, not to mention the best locally sourced food and wine Tasmania has to offer.”

“A spot not to miss for wine aficionados! The Vineyard in Melbourne is set on 20-acres of scenery that includes a working vineyard, meaning you won’t have to go far to enjoy some incredible wine. The luxurious estate can comfortably fit up to 17 guests and even has a grass tennis court, putting green, and driving range.”

“Sandy Abode is coastal living at its finest! The beach home’s contemporary design features floor to ceiling windows to let in all that Melbourne sunshine, as well as a solar-heated pool perfect for sunbathing. Plus, it’s just a short stroll away from the Bayside Farmers Market and beach!”

“The M Mansion in Sydney provides the enviable lifestyle you’ve been wanting. The exquisite six-bedroom property features an open-plan living area that flows outside to an expansive terrace, perfect to relax with friends and family. With a gourmet kitchen, cinema room, outdoor heated pool, and state-of-the-art home automation, you’ll never want to leave!”

“Live like a local at X2 Sydney. This chic luxury apartment is located right in the heart of Kirribilli, where you can explore a fabulous array of cafes, restaurants, and shops. With an extensive list of modern high-tech appliances, as well as a private jacuzzi, it’s no surprise that X2 Sydney’s past guests have included celebrities. You can’t beat that view of Sydney Opera House and the harbour bridge!”

“A new 5-star boutique hotel in Adelaide, Mayfair Hotel combines elegance with a touch of glam for a luxurious escape in the heart of Adelaide. The city is known for its delicious food and the Mayfair is no exception with its signature restaurant, Mayflower Restaurant and Bar, where you can even enjoy afternoon tea. After the sun sets be sure to check out Hennessy, the hotel’s newly-opened rooftop terrace bar!”

“Plan a luxurious weekend getaway to Perth’s leading 5-star boutique hotel. Not only will you be blown away by the hotel’s stylish and contemporary décor, but you’ll have access to all the indulgent amenities you could ever want: award-winning spa, glamorous restaurant, indoor/outdoor pool, and luxuriously spacious rooms.”