The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.
There's a sense of fun as we walk through the gardens of the Bellarine Peninsula's Oakdene Restaurant with its whimsical artworks.
The Grand Dining Room of the Vue Grand hotel is one of Queenscliff's many survivors from the past.
Hilda Quiroga washes away the working week at a secluded coastal retreat.
Belinda Jackson discovers there is life beyond Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.
Paul Kalina discovers a coastal retreat with an inspiring outlook.
Bob Hefner checks into a retreat with a wood fire and nautical touches.
Jo Hegerty finds waterfalls, walking trails and locally produced food in the Otways.