Wine Barrels

Book direct & save

Better rates and a more flexible cancel policy 

plus with an extended 11 am check-out, a complimentary set of wine pourers & a bottle of premium wine and all rates including full breakfast provisions - there is no better place to book than direct on our website!

As a small family owned and operated business, we are passionate about providing our guests with a memorable experience and a McLaren Vale accommodation that you want to return to. Choose your dates below (on desktop or tablet) and the next step will take you to our secure booking page, where you can also add extras like a cheese platter to your stay.


COVID-19 update: We are open, have completed and executed our COVID-Safe-Plan and have implemented a series of additional measures, to ensure your and our safety and well-being. See our COVID-19 page for details​.

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What a magical place

Generous hosts and gorgeous little cottage in a beautiful setting in McLaren Vale! Loved the peace and quiet & cheeky birds and thoroughly enjoyed your Flatmates Cellar Door Walking Trail even though we did it at twilight and missed the wine tastings

Chris & Saskia, Park Orchards | Stayed in Ponder Cottage 

Our Terms & Conditions in short form:

  • Rates based on 1-2 person per night (use of one bedroom), inclusive of provisions for a full, self-cooked breakfast each day and one bottle of premium wine per stay

  • Extra person charges apply (please select number of guests during the booking process; total rate will be updated accordingly):

    • Ponder & Unwind: not available

    • Relish (use of 2nd bedroom): $ 70 / person / night for 3rd and 4th guest (max. of 4 guests)
      Use of second bedroom for two guests attracts a $ 50 surcharge per stay.

  • Cancellation policy (applicable for direct bookings only):
    Single Cottage booking: Fully refundable until 30 days prior check-in; 50% cancel fee up to 14 days prior check-in; no refund for cancellations made within 14 days
    Group booking: For bookings of all three cottages, the 50% deposit is refundable with exception of a $ 50 admin fee until 90 days prior check-in; from 90 to 30 days prior check-in, the deposit is non-refundable; full payment is due 30 days prior check-in and booking is non-refundable thereafter 

    We recommend to always purchase travel insurance.

    Our commitment to you: In the unfortunate event that you have to cancel your reservation with us we will try to re-sell your cottage and, if successful, will refund your reservation (less a $ 50 admin fee) - irrespective of the applicable cancellation policy.


McLaren Vale Accommodation

Karawatha B&B Pty Ltd, 285 Blewitt Springs Rd, Blewitt Springs, SA 5171, Australia

Contact: 0434 163040 |

ABN: 83 909 652 667


Rated # 1 accommodation for the McLaren Vale Wine Region on Tripadvisor

Karawatha Cottages offers 5 star B & B accommodation for McLaren Vale, the southern Adelaide region and Fleurieu Peninsula

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