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Fancy a stay in one of the world’s best slow and sustainable accommodation rentals?!

Of course you do!

To celebrate the launch of our new book, we’re giving you the chance to win two nights accommodation in one of our signature Slow Stays.

There are 3 escapes to win each week for 4 weeks —
all up, that’s 12 Slow Stays up for grabs.

(Will you win the stay at the woodland cabin? The luxury wilderness escape? The oceanfront shack?
You can enter each week, so you could win them all!)

PLUS: 12 runner’s up will win their very own copy of Life Unhurried!

By entering you agree to competition terms below and we’ll also
send you our newsletter for nomads, which is only full of good stuff.

Slow Stays is the official directory of the world’s best slow and sustainable accommodation.

We’re for the travellers, the nature-seekers, the unbusy, and anyone
craving an escape for their weekday souls

Enter now and you could be checking-in at:

Offering nature immersion like no other, these beautiful rammed earth villas crown a 60-hectare registered wildlife sanctuary on Kangaroo Island. Did we mention the totally luxe interiors and private chef options, too?

A beautifully renovated, bushland retreat in the Yarragon Hills, 90 minutes from Melbourne, The Ridge House makes for the perfect slow family holiday. Hit West Gippsland’s trails and wineries or stay put for pure relaxation.

Escape to this fairytale cottage at the foot of kooparoona niara / the Great Western Tiers in Tasmania and not only will you have an abundance of fresh veggies and herbs to cook with, but a cedar hot tub to soak in during your stay.

Win an escape at one of these Slow Stays:

By entering you agree to competition terms below and we’ll also
send you our newsletter for nomads, which is only full of good stuff.

How it works:
  • On Sunday 11 September 2022, we’ll announce THREE ‘Slow Stays’ where you could win a two-night stay.
  • The following Sunday, we’ll announce our three winners, plus three runners up who get a copy of our book.
  • Then we’ll do it again for three more weeks (wraps up on 8 October).
  • All up, there are TWELVE 2-night stays up for grabs across the four weeks, plus twelve books. (Total prize pool = $13,327)
  • Enter each week by submitting your email address. (So you’ve got four chances to win!)
  • Winners will be notified by email.
Competition Terms & Conditions:

Competition launches 5pm Sunday 11 September 2022 and closes midnight Saturday 8 October. Each week’s giveaway launches at 5pm on the Sunday and closes at midnight the following Saturday with the winner announced the next day. Three winners and three runner’s up will be picked at random each Sunday morning for the duration of the competition (24 winners in total). The prize includes a two-night stay and any other inclusions as outlined below but does not include flights or any other transports to/from the accommodation. Prizes are subject to availability and are not redeemable for cash. Prize must be redeemed within 12 months from the date of winning and are subject to each individual property’s terms and conditions. WEEK 3 (Sun 25 Sep – Sat 1 Oct) prize values and terms: Ecopia Retreat – Two-night stay, prize value $1540 (Cannot be used for periods where a 3-night stay minimum is specified unless an extra night is added at a cost. Does not include ferry fares or flights to Kangaroo Island.) The Ridge House – Two-night stay including local breakfast provisions, dinner for two cooked with produce of Green Hills Farm and a bottle of young-gun local winemakers A.R.C Wine’s Cabernets, prize value $1100. Cedar Cottage Meander – Two-night stay (weekdays only), prize value $1005. Life Unhurried book value $50 each + postage included. By entering you agree to your details being shared with the Slow Stays featured that week.

Get the first chapter of our new book FREE!

If you’re feeling the pull to slow down, immerse in nature, and escape to a truly beautiful space, you NEED this book!

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