Australia is one of the best holiday locations in the entire planet. It is a country that welcomes people from different parts of the globe with a warm welcome. Whether you love adventure with our friends or family members, whether you prefer to lay back in your hotel beside the swimming pool with a drink in your hand or whether you go out on a long trekking expedition, Australia has it all for you.
Amongst the various cities and vacation spots within the Australian boundary, there is another great place to visit just outside the country. Known as Uluru or Ayers Rock, it is a huge sandstone monolith that is located right in the heart of the Red Center, which is at the heart of the Northern Territory. The closest city being Alice Springs, Uluru happens to be one of the most recognizable natural landmarks of Australia. Barely 348m high and rising to around 863m above sea level, Uluru has been able to attract tourists from different parts of the globe every year.
When you visit Uluru or Ayers Rock, you will find quite a few types of accommodations out there. One of the best is Longitude 131 which is located in 23800 square meters of privately owned properly. The luxury lodge is surrounded by the dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and Katiti Aboriginal Land.
Longitude 131 is a part of the Bailey Lodges and it started business in the year 2003. It also happens to be the ultimate basecamp from which you can explore the cultural and natural landscapes of Kata Tjuta and Uluru. During your stay at the lodge, you can go out on a guided adventure tour and enjoy the numerous natural attractions on and around the island.
During your stay at Longitude 131, you can head to Uluru to enjoy the lovely and breathtaking sunset and also sip in some drinks from the private bar. If that is not enough, you can also enjoy the Field of Light that has a total of around 50000 bud like stems that not just bloom but also appears to sway once darkness descends over the land. Once you enjoy the natural and awesome surroundings, you can enjoy the outdoor dining experience at Table 131. Choose from a list of Australian contemporary menu that comes with wines that are served under a sheet of twinkling stars.
If that is not enough for you, you can opt for one of the day hikes to the Valley of the Winds. This hiking tour enters Kata Tjuta and also trails among its various domes for a challenging and rewarding walk with your group. The Uluru Base Walk is also there for guests in which you will have to walk for around 10km, which is something of great interest for keen walkers. You will be able to view some of the most astonishing spread of cultural sites and landscapes. If you do not like the climb to higher ground, then this walk will surely be to your liking.