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Abaleigh on Lovers Walk, Cowes

Multi award winning fully self-contained quality with absolute beachfront studios and apartments. Abaleigh was created for discerning couples or small groups of adults who enjoy their privacy in charming, quality accommodations. Architecturally designed the features include: log fires, water views, spas, double showers, gate onto superb swimming beach, king/queen/twin beds, European kitchens, fully equipped laundries, air conditioner and many other creature comforts. Magnificent living areas open out onto northerly sun-drenched private courtyards with barbecues and outdoor furniture to soak up the seaside air. Enjoy a lazy breakfast from kitchens stocked with tempting ingredients alfresco style. Curl up on the couch in front of the log fire with a good book from the library, a video or your favourite CD. Location, location, location. Take a magazine, beach chair and umbrella out to your courtyard gate directly onto the beach and do nothing! This superb northerly swimming beach stretches over a kilometre waiting to be discovered. Located in the bulb of a quiet court, guests can throw away car keys and take a five-minute stroll along the floodlit foreshore ‘Lovers Walk’ to a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops. Here Abaleigh has a discount arrangement with several top eating establishments. Fishing from the nearby jetty is an alternative meditative option. Island attractions include the Penguin Parade, Nobbies, Churchill Island and Grand Prix Track are within a ten minute drive and the golf course, bowling green, tennis courts, recreation centre, yacht club and public transport all very close by. Off island day trips to Wilson’s Promontory, French Island, wineries and others are a great alternative option. “Abaleigh, a luxurious B&B on the water’s edge has just been open a few months” Neil Wilson, Herald Sun 2002. “It is a place to propose, have a honeymoon or escape from the kids” Anne Crawford, The Age Travel 2003.

Accommodation Options

Apartments and Studios

FSC beachfront apartment and studios sleep from two to six adults only in king, queen & twin beds.

Activites and Experiences at Abaleigh on Lovers Walk

  • Direct
  • Adult Retreat
  • BBQ Facilities All have gas BBQ’s
  • Car park Carport off street
  • Iron All
  • Laundry
  • Library Good selection
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Non Smoking Floor Outside only
  • Spa
  • TV/Lounge Area
  • Beach
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Relaxation
  • Romance
  • 4 1/2 Stars


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