Relaxation and rejuvenation are vital aspects of a balanced lifestyle. Luckily, Sydney is placed within easy reach of some of the world's most luxurious escapes.

Daniel Nobel has been a coveted bartender on the Sydney scene for over a decade. He started his career at a back-bar at Shady Pines, and is now gearing up to open the CBD's next 'it' venue, Old Mate's Place.

Combining the creature comforts of the home with breathtaking backdrops is what makes these unique holiday homes the perfect place to escape the city and recharge your batteries.