Olio Bello FAQ

Below we have answered our most Frequently Asked Questions. 

Please contact us if you need any further information or assistance.

I have an existing Glamping booking  - what happens in light of COVID-19?  Can I change it, or get a refund?In light of the current COVID19 crisis, we're very aware of all guest concerns regarding short term holiday plans and current bookings For this reason, and effective immediately, we have temporarily adjusted our Terms and Conditions for all Lakeside Glamping stays over the next six months. If you have an existing booking, or plan to stay before September 25 2020, and you are unable to travel due to Covid-19 restrictions and give us at least 24 hours notice (before 3pm the day prior to arrival) Olio Bello will issue a credit for the value of your booking to be used within 12 months.We greatly appreciate as much notice as possible regarding your need to change, or cancel your booking.  Our team will work to assist, wherever we can, during this difficult period and thank you for your support.  Please be advised that our glamping accommodation is not suitable for self isolation. 
For all direct Olio Bello enquiries: contact our team on glamping@oliobello.com, or call +61 (08) 97 559771.  For furtherr Tourism related enquiries, please contact Tourism WA via  www.tourism.wa.gov.au.

Olio Bello is approximately 300km from Perth and located in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. The property is accessible from both Caves Road and the Bussell Highway. Our address is 36 Armstrong Road, Cowaramup – for your GPS.

Glamping is a trend taking the world by storm and Olio Bello is excited to be a part of it. It is all about luxury camping and connecting with nature without the hassle.. It’s defined as “glamorous camping” – a holiday that’s good for the soul.

Our Safari Style Bungalows are designed to offer luxury en-suite accommodation with King or twin bed for 2 adults. A luxe sofa bed is also provided for up to 2 additional guests double or twin single.

Yes, the bungalows can comfortably accommodate two children on the sofa bed. Please note, that there is no charge for infants under 2 years, but we do not provide items such as cots, highchairs or baby baths. All minors (under 18) must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian. We make all parents aware that the glampsite is located next to a large unfenced body of deep water and strict supervision is required at all times.

Yes, there is one Lakeview bungalow fully designed to Australian standards for people with disabilities. This includes key access areas, tailored bathroom and direct parking facilities.

No, Sorry. The Bungalows are not suitable for pets of any kind, but there are some great pet retreats in Margaret River! Our Café, however, is dog friendly and open from 10am to 4:30pm daily.

Check in from 3pm. Check out by 11:00am

To ensure maximum flexibility, Olio Bello offers self check in anytime from 3pm onwards and a lazy late checkout of 11am. Early or late checkout is by prior arrangement only. Please contact us prior to arrival to make your request. If you arrive earlier and join us for lunch in the cafe please let our staff know that you're glamping so that we can let you know when your room is ready. Don't forget to check your email to access instructions for self check-in. Our friendly staff are available in the Café daily until 5pm if you require any assistance and 24/7 after hours support is provided by phone .

Yes, there are reverse cycle air-conditioners in the Bungalows and our new eco-fires. We also encourage use of our eco-ceiling fan, wherever possible.

Yes, all quality linen and towels are provided, along with bathrobes and extra blankets, as required.

Your sense of adventure, your camera and a good book! In addition, we recommend you bring some closed walking shoes for the farm and a warm jacket (at all times of the year).

As one of Australia’s most awarded boutique producers of organic extra virgin olive oil, we offer a full tasting room of gourmet farm produce, farm-shop, Café, Restaurant and designated walking trails. We also provide board games, and binoculars for the true ‘glamping experience’. Remember those things?

Yes, we provide a mini eco-clean for all stays longer than three days.

Yes, of course! And Bathrobes (oops!)

Yes, in our experience Telstra has strong signal and Optus varies dependent on location.

No, sorry. The lake is not accessible for recreational purposes. However, there are beautiful walks around the lake, a lakeside hammock and dining table and chairs. The sunset views are superb!<

The pristine beaches of Gracetown and world-famous surf breaks are only 5 minutes away.

Margaret River is 15km from Olio Bello and the township of Cowaramup is only 5km away. Olio Bello also has its own gourmet farm shop and boutique tasting room, open daily from 10am. There is also a fantastic convenience store at Gracetown.

Olio Bello is ideally located amongst all of Margaret River’s leading tourist attractions and world-class wineries. Please ask our friendly staff for recommended day trips during your stay.

Yes, the popular Olio Bello Café is open daily from 10am to 4:30pm showcasing the fresh, gourmet and organic produce direct from the farm. Coffee from 10am, lunch from 11:30am and last food orders at 3:30pm.

No, but due to its popularity, it’s a good idea to reserve our table with our staff, or via email prior to arriving. Don't forget to show your Glamping VIP card to receive a 10% discount across the Shop and Restaurant.

There is a fully licensed Café and a mini-bar and fridge in each bungalow with a showcase of local Margaret River wines and beers.

Yes, absolutely! Olio Bello provides pure rain water across all of its facilities.

Olio Bello has dedicated 'Glamping Hosts'. Please don’t hesitate to email us at <a href="mailto:glamping@oliobello.com">glamping@oliobello.com</a>, or call +61 897559771, if we can help in any way. An after hours contact is also provided upon arrival - for 24/7 emergency assistance.

Yes, we are proud partner with a number of highly recommended tour operators and showcase the spectacular region. Whether a private or group tour – simply ask your glamping hosts on arrival, or check the 'Your Margaret River Region' website to book in advance.

Olio Bello Lakeside Glamping now offers free WiFi to glamping guests in-room and in our Café area. Please note, however, that connection can be limited due to our location and we strongly recommend that you bring your own devices as a back-up. Please see your in-room information for your wifi password.

Guests can order directly from our popular Olio Bello Café menu (last orders in the Café at 3pm), or can also pre order our ‘Glamper Hamper’ for a picnic or evening enjoyment. There is also a small appointed kitchenette in each bungalow with a kettle, microwave, crockery and utensils, but cooking is strictly limited to our communal BBQ area. Margaret River and the region, also offers a number of fantastic restaurants to enjoy during your stay.

Yes, our Glampers communal BBQ is located between the bungalows and the Cafe. Grab some fresh tastes of the region (Olio Bello's farm shop, Cheese Shops and the Farmers markets in Margaret River every Saturday morning). Our top pick:– the chorizo from the Venison Farm around the corner. Simply Pre order some salad from our Cafe before 3pm and you're set! Dinner Aussie Style!