As Sydney celebrates the whale season, Jonah’s Restaurant and Boutique Hotel has announced a series of new gourmet packages to showcase its award-winning fine dining and accommodation.
Located high on the clifftops overlooking picturesque Whale Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches, the Relais & Chateaux property offers jaw-dropping views from stylishly appointed rooms, award winning cuisine and an extensive wine cellar.
The four new gourmet-themed dine-and-stay packages include accommodation in one of 11 Ocean Retreat rooms as well as indulgent extras such as in-room spa treatments and Molton Brown amenities.
The packages include:
• Indulgence Package: one night’s accommodation, one-hour therapeutic massage per guest, ‘his and hers’ Molton Brown gift packs, three course a la carte dinner and a la carte breakfast from AU$595*
• Romantic Escape: one night’s accommodation, welcome handmade chocolates and Champagne Taittinger NV, ‘his and hers’ beach towels and bag, long-stemmed rose and rose petal turndown service, special occasion dessert plate, three course a la carte dinner and a la carte breakfast from AU$555*
• Gourmet Getaway: one night’s accommodation, welcome choc-coated strawberries, five course degustation dinner with matched wines, a la carte breakfast from AU$575*
• Ultimate Two Night Escape: two nights’ accommodation, ‘his and hers’ in-room hot stone massages, couple’s private yoga session, welcome Champagne Taittinger NV, Molton Brown aromatic candle, three course a la carte dinner plus five course degustation dinner with matched wines, a la carte breakfast daily from AU$1425*.
Jonah’s General Manager Brad Daymond said the new packages offered the perfect excuse for couples to escape the daily grind and experience world class dining and wines.
“Jonah’s offers heartstopping views of the Pacific Ocean from almost every angle,” Mr Daymond said. “You can experience a magnificent dinner with the promise of a luxurious night ahead, lulled by the sound of the waves on the beach outside.”
A leisurely 45 minute drive or a spritely 20 minute seaplane flight from Sydney, Jonah’s combines a generation of elite peninsular beach culture with contemporary dining and international flavours. Spanish-born Executive Chef Alfonso Ales matches seasonal, local produce with global influences, complemented by an impressive list of more than 1000 wines developed by German-born Sommelier Christian Baeppler.
*Rates are per person (twin share), and vary midweek to weekend. Packages are valid for stays until December 14, 2012. To book a gourmet package, encounter whales and find out more, visit Jonah’s new website www.jonahs.com.au or phone + 61 2 9974 5599.
Jonah’s was established in 1929 to appeal to Sydney’s well-to-do sophisticated traveller. Today Jonah’s carries the same appeal to Sydneysiders and visitors from interstate and overseas who are seeking a gourmet retreat, a romantic celebration for two or for many, or an inspiring corporate meeting, incentive or well-deserved reward. Jonah’s Restaurant is the recipient of the Good Food Guide One Chef’s Hat Award 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012, Gourmet Traveller Fine Wine Partners – 3 Glasses, Wine Spectator Awards – 2 Goblets, World Luxury Travel Awards – Best Luxury Coastal Hotel & AHA NSW Function Venue of the Year. Jonah’s has welcomed many celebrities over the years including Sir Lawrence Olivier, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Joan Collins, Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, Shirley Bassey, Ava Gardiner, Kevin Spacey, Vivienne Leigh, Bono, Rod Stewart, Penny Lancaster, Justin Bieber and Ronan Keating.