FAQ and Things to Know
There are so many things we want to tell you about our Olio Bello Lakeside Glamping, but here’s just a few, to help with planning your visit:
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.
There are six six uxury lakeside bungalows, nestled amongst gum trees, around the farm lake.
Our Lakeside Bungalows are designed to offer luxury en-suite accommodation with King/twin bed for 2 adults. A luxe sofa bed is provided for additional guests (1 adult, 2 children maximum) at any one time.
Yes, the bungalows can comfortably accommodate two children. Please note, that Lakeside Glamping is not suitable for children under 2 years. All minors (under 18) must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian.
Yes, there is one bungalow fully designed for people with disabilities, including 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 is at 3pm. Check out at 11:00am.
We offer self check in anytime from 3pm onwards and a lazy late checkout of 11am. As our accommodation is very popular and cleaned to a high standard we can only offer a slightly (max 1 hour) earlier check in/later checkout by prior arrangement and where availability allows. Please contact us in the week before arrival to make your request and check your email to receive check in access instructions that you will need to gain access.
Yes, there is a reverse cycle air-conditioner in the Bungalows. 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 and luxury throw rugs for warmth, as required.
Your sense of adventure and your camera! 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 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 books 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!)
Olio Bello has no WIFI - please make your own arrangements for internet access.
No, sorry. The lake is not accessible for recreational purposes. However, there are beautiful walks around the lake and 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 tasting room, open daily. There is also a small 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 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.
Guests can order directly from Olio Bello Café menu (last orders in the Café at 3pm). There is also a small kitchenette in each bungalow with a microwave, but strictly no cooking. Margaret River also offers a number of fantastic restaurants to enjoy during your stay. We encourage long lunches and sunset gourmet platters – the Mediterranean way!
Yes, 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 email@example.com, or call +61 89 7559771, if we can help in any way.
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 website to book in advance.
Olio Bello Lakeside Glamping now offers free WiFi to glamping guests in room and in our café area. Please see your in room information for updated password.
Yes, the bungalows can comfortably accommodate up to two children on our luxe sofa bed. Children 2 to 12 are charged at $35 per child per night.
We make no charge for infants under 2 but do not provide baby equipment such as cots and highchairs. You will need to bring with you everything that you need for your baby.
We make parents aware that there is an unfenced drop around the edge of the bungalow decks, and that they are in an area with an unfenced body of open water.
All minors (under 18) must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian and all children must be supervised at all times.
Guests can order directly from Olio Bello Café menu (last orders in the Café at 3pm) or why not pre order our ‘Galmper Hamper’ for a picnic or evening enjoyment. There is also a small kitchenette in each bungalow with a microwave, but cooking is strictly limited to our communal Barbeque area. Margaret River 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 (Farmers markets in Margaret River every Saturday morning) or our top pick – the chorizo from the Venison farm round the corner. Pre order some salad from the cafe before 3pm and you're set! Dinner Aussie Style!