The Best Luxury Retreats in South Australia

Rediscover romance with your partner!

Where can you find the best luxury retreat in South Australia?

Riverview Rise Retreats was purpose-built in 2006 as a 5-star couples getaway destination. It's the perfect place to celebrate special occasions such as a honeymoon, babymoon, engagement, anniversary or birthday. No other accommodation in the Adelaide area comes close.

Riverview Rise Retreats is a cozy haven of secluded, adults only, luxury retreat accommodation. Enjoy spectacular Murray River views and the rolling hills overlooking Mannum. The contemporary furnishings and décor of the individual retreats are complimented by an indoor/outdoor living area where you can take in the magnificent views.

And we've just been awarded a Traveller Review Award for 2023! recognise that we consistently exceed travellers' expectations in our accommodation and service.

The perfect choice for your getaway: private and secluded luxury villas

This unique concept of luxurious accommodation for couples in separate, secluded villas -- generously spaced out in a bush setting for absolute privacy -- has proven extremely popular. This accommodation is consistly rated 5 stars on sites such as Google, TripAdvisor and

The Retreats are a self-catering, studio-style accommodation with fully appointed gourmet kitchen, large spa bath, tailor-made king-size bed, surround sound system and complimentary fast NBN internet.

Located in a beautiful bush setting, each Retreat has its own private balcony with BBQ, outdoor furniture setting, and of course, the essential dartboard just for fun!

Private luxury retreat accommodation
Everyone is welcome at Riverview Rise

Want the best weekend getaway for couples?

Riverview Rise Retreats helped pioneer the romantic cabin getaways model -- an environment specifically designed for adults only, with luxurious comfort, service, privacy, atmosphere and seclusion the priorities.

Don't rent a room in a huge city hotel where you are nothing more than a number, get your own personal space and personal service, with no immediate neighbours; a tiny 'island' of paradise surrounded only by nature and space.

If you're celebrating your anniversary or Valentines Day, or some other special occasion, you want only the best experience for you and your partner. Make it a memory.

Escape to nature at a personal Adelaide Hills resort

The location of Riverview Rise Retreats is in a rural river setting. Riverview Rise is a 40-acre property providing private, luxury, self-contained retreats that let nature in and offer the experience of interaction between nature and the arts.

Enjoy the serenity of historic Mannum in the Adelaide Hills and discover true rest and relaxation. Mannum is a quiet little town with a huge history of river trade that you can explore at our Mannum Dock Museum.

Aside from the natural surroundings there are also local expriences to enjoy in the Mannum area, such as paddle steamer cruises, nocturnal tours, the Mannum Waterfalls, scenic drives and town walks.

Spend quality time with your partner and pamper yourselves with a special break. You deserve it!

What makes a Riverview Rise Retreat special?

With views across the Murray, these luxurious spa studio retreats offer a romantic indulgence designed to transcend you into a state of relaxation sheltered from the pressures of living.

Each villa at Riverview Rise Retreats includes a lounge area with sofa, large 4K TV and a Bluray/DVD/CD player with surround sound and dimmable mood lighting.

All villas offer a private bathroom with a 2-person hot tub/spa, double shower with a foot-massaging pebble floor, luxury bathrobes and slippers.

Continental and fully cooked breakfast provisions are provided for each day of your stay as well as a bottle of Australian wine on arrival.

The Retreats were designed for people like you, seeking a secluded romantic setting where you can just be one with each other in a place where you can bond, reconnect, and indulge in absolute luxury.

We offer premium, adults only couples accommodation to ensure our guests have maximum peace, seclusion and serenity -- no large groups, no parties, no children, no pets.

We endeavor to exceed your expectations and provide a satisfaction guarantee.

You will find ‘Riverview Rise Retreats’ a serene destination for celebrating your engagement, anniversary, birthday or, simply to get away and chill out in Luxury and nature by the river.

Adults only couples getaways
Mannum SA, near Adelaide

Visiting SA and looking to stay in luxury accommodation?

For visitors to South Australia, Mannum is your perfect location as a hub from which to tour our best food, wine, wildlife and scenery destinations. Here is your opportunity to experience the good life on the river and do some bird watching along the world's fourth largest river system, the Murray River.

Come and experience our 5-star accommodation -- the best SA has to offer!

And rest assured our accommodation cleaning is COVID-safe!

It’s not just about the room, it’s about the whole intrinsic experience for all your senses that make for a memorable getaway. The sight, sound, smell and luxurious ambience of your Retreat all add to the creation of a memorable experience beyond the accommodation.

Where can you find us?

We are located opposite Mannum just 80km (about one hour) from Adelaide

Riverview Rise Retreats offers a luxurious secluded romantic getaway that will surely help you recharge and reconnect with each other.

It’s beyond accommodation, this is a Platinum River Experience.

Contact us now for the experience of a lifetime!

Luxury Travel Guide global award for ROMANTIC LUXURY RETREAT OF THE YEAR – AUSTRALIA Riverview Rise Retreats 2022

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Travel & Hospitality Awards 2023

Oh my goodness! Absolutely gobsmacked! Your Retreat is just gorgeous!! I could feel the stress just disappear as we walked in the door. The view is magnificent. Michael + Wink amazing + friendly. Facilities - everything you could want + more. Thank you for this beautiful retreat.


Stayed in lotsa places in Australia, overseas and more importantly in this State, you've nailed it. What a spectacular place, very impressive, designed and fitted out perfectly. I'll be spreading the word cto many others for sure - We'll be back for sure! Thanks.


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