You may arrive by private helicopter directly to the Estate, or be privately chauffeured from the airport by one of our lovely chauffeurs. If driving yourself, as you turn off the picturesque Promised Land Road into Hermes Estate, the large iron gates open to welcome you along the winding, topiary-lined driveway to the villa. If arriving by helicopter, our chauffeur will collect you on the landing paddock and drive you up to the villa.
Admire the trees, gardens and fountains. Glimpse the dear little gazebo and pond area with its beautiful views – elopement and honeymoon, anyone? Take in the beauty and scent of the grounds as you alight; Leave the luggage for now, your personal butler will attend to that. Allow your concierge to take you on a brief visit around the property, or head straight to your villa.
As you enter through the comfortingly solid, custom designed wrought iron front doors, the lovely villa envelops you in its warmth and serene welcome. Everything is exactly as you requested. Our atmosphere allows you to sink into purely private serenity.
Your personal concierge and host will greet you, and welcome you with a refreshing amuse-bouche and beverage. If you have self-improvement and healing in your sights, indulging in our wellness treatments can change your life. Romantic elopements are also lovingly welcomed; we love sharing in your special day. Alternatively, just stop the merry-go-round of life for a moment to absorb nature; unwind and decompress during your stay. Be gently pampered by our staff, and cradled by the beautiful energy of Hermes Estate.
Breathe a sigh. Everything about Hermes Estate is designed to nurture the sense that you are a special guest in a gracious private home. A home you sense belongs to a caring person of considerable refinement and charm. Savor the slow, quiet atmosphere, and stimulate your senses at the same time; The sounds of the gently babbling river and occasional whip bird call. The scent of the freshly cut grass, with soft florals in Summer, or wood fire in Winter. Most of all, you can experience calm stillness away from the bustle of life, in total tranquility and privacy. Feel your jaw un-clench, your shoulders un-hunch, your breath deepen. Read more about a day in the life of Hermes Estate here.
You’ll be staying in a 30 year old vintage villa, transformed via a three-year, multi-million dollar renovation. Your accommodations have been lovingly prepared to accommodate you, with every possible requirement supplied, or just a call/ message away. The captivating atmosphere will erase your worries and usher you gently into a new space of heavenly relaxation and calm energy. Such a relief.
Outside of the estate you can enjoy private discoveries of lush national parks and rainforests, whale watching, beach walks and mountain hiking. Adventure with bike riding, horse riding or boating & kayaking. Relax and refine with yoga, massage and meditation. Whatever interest you have, there is bound to be an activity to suit you on this beautiful Mid North Coast of Australia. Your concierge can create an interesting itinerary for you, and your chauffeur can bring you to and from activities.