Mandalay Luxury Stay and its twin Villa La Vue occupy centre stage on Darwin's Esplanade, set back a smidge behind a white picket fence amid tropical gardens.
There is still an element of the great outdoors in this glamping experience.
The lodge will look after you so well, and so warmly, that you'll struggle to leave.
Exploring the world's largest sand island with a tent and a fishing rod isn't everyone's cup of tea. That's why this resort has a lot of appeal.
The number of people wearing boardshorts and flip flops are an indication the resort is retaining a coastal holiday vibe.