Australia is home to some incredibly beautiful beaches and wildlife, but what could possibly beat a holiday spent lounging on a golden beach that’s on the doorstep of a luxurious resort? A holiday that combines a staycation in paradise with mouth-watering gourmet food experiences, thanks to Rockpool head honcho Neil Perry, of course!
No, we’re not kidding. Thanks to the ‘epic ideas’ team at MasterCard (that’s a legit department, right? Are they hiring?), Neil Perry is now offering a drool-worthy dinner experience at One&Only Hayman Island, a stunning private island resort, giving you the chance to sample local delicacies as cooked by one of Australia’s top chefs while appreciating the breathtaking scenery and jaw-droppingly beautiful resort.
If you’ve never heard of Hayman Island, you’ll want to Google-image-search it right this second. The picturesque island is situated off the coast of Queensland, right next to the Great Barrier Reef, and it really is a slice of paradise. Think blue skies, crystal-clear waters, miles of smooth beaches and the most indulgent accommodation you can dream of—and even then, you’re only part-way there.
The One&Only resort is a sight to behold: The ultra-luxurious development brings together poolside, beachside and penthouse-style accommodation, stunning pool and spa facilities (one of the pools is SEVEN TIMES Olympic size… How is that even possible?!), and a variety of local activities such as deep-sea diving and nature hikes, in what has to be one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.
But hey, a holiday-maker’s gotta eat, right? Neil Perry is bringing his Rockpool team to the exclusive island for a series of dining experiences that come gratis as part of MasterCard’s Priceless Cities initiative. Priceless Cities is all about giving Australians the opportunity to create priceless memories at some of the best venues in the country. And who wouldn’t want to be Instagramming new memories from one of the nation’s top vaycay spots, while dining on some of the best fare in the world?!
To win your very own three-night retreat to One&Only Hayman Island for two, complete with seats at Neil Perry’s foodie extravaganza, all you need to do is enter the comp here using your MasterCard details, and pray to the gods of all things list-worthy that you’re one of the lucky winners.
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