Oaks Hotels & Resorts has expanded its presence
in one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations, with the
official opening of its first New South Wales Hunter Valley
Joining Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of more than 40
properties throughout Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and the
United Arab Emirates, the former ‘Cypress Lakes Resort’ will now
be known as Cypress Lakes Resort by Oaks Hotels & Resorts.
To manage its newest addition, Oaks
Hotels & Resorts has appointed Julie Pettit as General Manager of
Cypress Lakes Resort by Oaks Hotels & Resorts.
Julie has an intimate knowledge of the
property, having built up her extensive 17 years of industry
experience in all facets of hotel management at Cypress Lakes
Resort, including front of house, food and beverage, housekeeping
and, for the past two years, Assistant General Manager.
scenic two-hour drive from Sydney, the 4.5 star resort consists of
126 luxury one, two and three bedroom villas, featuring kitchen
and laundry facilities, separate lounge and dining areas, modern
conveniences and private balconies – some with views over the
manicured golf course.
The 100-hectare property also
boasts a range of leisure facilities, including two swimming
pools, tennis courts, fully equipped gymnasium, sauna, spa, the
recently refurbished Bodega Restaurant and Bar, and an 18-hole
championship golf course at the neighbouring Cypress Lakes Golf &
In addition to the region’s renowned
wine tours and tastings, the resort is also ideal for visitors to the upcoming Hunter Valley
Christmas Lights Spectacular taking place at the Hunter Valley
Gardens from 15 November – 26 January, Bruce Springsteen’s concert
at Hope Estate on 22-23 February, and the year-round fun on offer
at the Hunter Valley Zoo.
Situated in the heart of the
Hunter Valley wine country, Cypress Lakes Resort by Oaks Hotels &
Resorts also provides an unique setting and superior facilities for
meetings, conferences and events of all sizes, from intimate
gatherings to large-scale corporate functions for up to 620
delegates theatre-style. The stunning wine country setting also
provides the perfect backdrop for weddings and special events.
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