McLaren Vale - McLaren Vale & Surrounds Hotel & Accommodation

Nestled between the Mount Lofty Ranges and Gulf St. Vincent beaches, McLaren Vale is one of South Australia's premier wine destinations and an energetic town which boasts some of the country's finest eateries.

Known as the birthplace of the South Australian wine industry, McLaren Vale is home to some of the world's oldest grape vines and is a haven for gourmands and wine enthusiasts.

Only a 45 minute drive from Adelaide and 5 km from the town of Willunga, McLaren Vale is ideally situated in South Australia making it a great day trip from or base for travel around the South Australian wine region.

From award winning bed and breakfasts to delightful hotels, McLaren Vale accommodation is typically set in the countryside with breathtaking views of the wine region.

Known for its cellar doors, fine food and dining and scenic outer region, McLaren Vale is internationally renowned for the wine it produces and a trip here is not complete without indulging in the region's thriving dining culture and sampling regional cuisine.

Wine tasting is commonplace across the region's many wineries and over 70 cellar doors. Shiraz is the most important variety grown in the region, accounting for around half of the area's wine production.

The region's mediterranean climate creates the ideal conditions for grape-growing, and makes for a pleasant climate all year round, whether you're drinking or simply strolling through the vineyards.

If you've got more a taste for beer, Red Poles Restaurant and Gallery serves a number of local craft beers and ciders and holds tastings on site.

When you're sampling the best of the region's wining and dining experiences, you'll also enjoy panoramic views over the Onkaparinga Valley at Chapel Hill.

To relax and rejuvenate in one of Australia's finest food and wine regions, set amongst miles of South Australia's abundant natural beauty, book yourself McLaren Vale accommodation.