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includes a warming port by the fire, full breakfast and more


We need your help to stay safe and healthy, therefore conditions due to Covid-19 are:
* Each guest must have COVIDSafe App on their phone. Download here
* We require address details in advance due to Hot Spot lockdowns
* Please hand sanitise each time at entrance ( sanitiser provided )
* Temperature checks taken upon entry 
* Spa and Sauna are temporarily closed until advised by State government
* Billiard table unavailable until further notice
* Theatre currently available for 2 guests at a time
* Social distancing of 1.5m required between guests at all times 
If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home and we will reschedule your stay

The Retreat


Starhaven Retreat [ a grand design ] is the best luxury bed & breakfast accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula and ranked #2 in Australia on TripAdvisor


This internationally acclaimed home in Indented Head, Portarlington,  was featured on Foxtel's Lifestyle Channel on Grand Designs Australia, in Season 1 Episode 9.


Now an acclaimed luxury bed & breakfast, Starhaven Retreat’s beachside location near Portarlington, offers stunning surrounds with fantastic views across Port Philip Bay to Melbourne from the balconies and rooftop terrace.

Indented Head is perfect for that relaxing luxury getaway on the Bellarine Peninsula. Book the whole house for your wedding, either as a luxury accommodation option or for your intimate wedding night in the Haven Suite. Starhaven Retreat is also perfect as a corporate retreat for meetings and brain storming sessions.


Experience luxury accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula, the Grand Designs way.


Book your luxury weekend away now before it's too late.

The Bellarine Peninsula is waiting to be discovered by you.                                                 "You should be here!"

The Awards

Starhaven Retreat, The Best B&B in Australia

Tripadvisor has ranked Starhaven Retreat the #1 Bed & Breakfast in the Bellarine Peninsula & Geelong region, ranking it #1 in Victoria and in fact #1 in Australia and #2 in the whole South Pacific in the 2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best award. 


This places Starhaven Retreat in the top1% of bed & breakfasts in the world.


Tripadvisor also recognised Starhaven Retreat [ a grand design ] with the Certificate of Excellence 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 running, making the HALL OF FAME ( yay) .

Booking.com awards this luxury Bed & Breakfast with a 9.9 customer satisfaction score out of 10, the highest on the Bellarine Peninsula for 2016, 2017,2018, 2019 & 2020.

In 2017, 2018 & 2020 Starhaven Retreat has also won the Recognition of Excellence awarded by HotelsCombined based on our high satisfaction rating of 9.9 by guests. 


The Vision

03 5257 3163

TEL: +61 


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"You should be here!" TM

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