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Sixteen of the Most Enchanting Escapes You Can Book in the Blue Mountains

From a mountaintop villa to a secluded country cottage, these are the best Airbnb stays you'll find in the Blue Mountains.
By Libby Curran
January 31, 2023
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By Libby Curran
January 31, 2023
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eIf a cosy escape is on the cards, you've got your pick of idyllic stays located among the spectacular bushland of NSW's Blue Mountains. An hour's drive west of Sydney, this famed region is home to leafy treehouses, wilderness-hugged cottages and secluded cabins, all the perfect setting for a nature-filled mountain retreat.

So you don't have to spend hours scrolling and invest more time into packing your bags, we've pulled together 16 of the most enchanting Airbnb stays in the Blue Mountains. Book a spot and plan your escape.

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ROMANTIC ORCHARD ESCAPE, BLACKHEATH

A cosy farm stay for two, this open-plan beauty spills onto a spacious deck, with an incredible outlook across the mountains.

How much? From $740 a night, sleeps two.

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THE HILL STATION, MT TOMAH

Adjacent to the botanical gardens of Mt. Tomah, this leafy retreat for two boasts an ultra-private location hidden among lush bushland and gardens.

How much? From $385 a night, sleeps two.

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AMAROO MOUNTAINTOP VILLA, KATOOMBA

With panoramic views of rolling mountains, this timber-filled retreat will have you and your mates feeling like kings. The outlook is best enjoyed from the outdoor spa.

How much? From $510 a night, sleeps 12.

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CUCKOO'S NEST, KATOOMBA

This lovingly restored cottage is located among bushland and has space for two, a barbecue ready for use and lots of rustic charm.

How much? From $185 a night, sleeps two.

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SPECTACULAR VINEYARD LODGE, MEGALONG VALLEY

Enjoy a taste of vineyard living at this secluded boutique cottage, complete with a sunny deck unfolding onto vine-covered slopes.

How much? From $350 a night, sleeps four.

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WONDERNEST, BLACKHEATH

A luxe, Scandi-inspired abode, tucked away among the bushland of Blackheath. Cosy up and watch the stars twinkle through the bedroom skylights.

How much? From $456 a night, sleeps four.

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THE SHED ON CENTRAL, WENTWORTH FALLS

This one-time garden shed is now a quaint country cottage with a cosy rustic charm. A secluded couples' retreat for those who like relaxing in nature.

How much? From $185 a night, sleeps two.

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CLOUD PARADE, LEURA

A designer space with sweeping views to match, this elegant ten-guest home feels like it's perched at the top of the world.

How much? From $1025 a night, sleeps ten.

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TWO-BEDROOM ECO WOOLSHED, KANIMBLA

Unplug at this eco-friendly cabin, set on 250 acres of Kanimbla farmland. Uninterrupted mountain views by day and fireside hangs by night.

How much? From $333 a night (minimum three-night stay), sleeps four.

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THREE-BEDROOM ECO WOOLSHED, BLACKHEATH

A bigger version of the above getaway, this eco-friendly cabin with a sprawling backyard has a roaring fireplace and is primed for small group getaways.

How much? From $320 a night (two-night minimum), sleeps six.

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NUNGAROO COTTAGE, BILPIN

A rustic hideaway complete with cosy loft bedroom, toasty woodfire and tranquil farm setting. Plus, plenty of friendly resident farm animals to visit.

How much? From $377 a night, sleeps four.

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PANAROO BOUTIQUE STUDIO, MOUNT VICTORIA

A stylish, split-level studio for two, this gem feels delightfully removed from reality. Enjoy views across the treetops or stargaze with snuggles in the loft.

How much? From $215 a night, sleeps two.

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THE HILLTOP CABIN, KANIMBLA

Soak in the beauty of Kanimbla valley with the perfect romantic escape — perched neatly on a hilltop.  The dreamy countryside views are best enjoyed from the outdoor pool or next to the toasty fireplace.

How much? From $990 a night, sleeps two.

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SEVEN SISTERS ESCARPMENT VIEWS, MEDLOW BATH

This mountaintop cottage feels worlds away from reality. Especially if you're taking in the views from one of two gorgeous outdoor bathtubs.

How much? From $520 a night, a sleeps four.

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SHUFFLESHOES, BLACKHEATH

With its tranquil bush setting, two-person spa bath and toasty log fire, this Blackheath gem might be the ultimate hideout.

How much? From $270 a night, sleeps four.

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PICCOLINO, WOLGAN VALLEY

A tiny home with some truly spectacular surrounds. This one is stylish, eco-friendly and primed for unplugged getaways in the wilderness.

How much? From $324 a night, sleeps two.

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Top image: The Hill Station at Mt Tomah. All images: courtesy Airbnb.

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Published on January 31, 2023 by Libby Curran
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