Capella Lodge

"An island paradise of unparalleled beauty."

Capella Lodge is best described as a luxurious and premium boutique accommodation found on the stunning island of Lord Howe. Surrounded by breathtaking views of turquoise water and the deep blue ocean, along with rich green mountains. The lodge exhibits an elegant balance of stylish and sophisticated décor with a strong essence of natural light, fresh air and atmosphere.  Enjoy exquisite contemporary cuisine, quality service and hospitality on top of intimate surroundings.

Location:A short 3 minute drive from Lord Howe Island Airport to Capella lodge.
Perfect for:Romantic getaway, a trip with friends and family!
Why we love it:Located on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island, a quiet but incredibly beautiful island.
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Lord Howe Island is absolutely captivating, it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1982. The island is encompassed by a reef-fringed lagoon, rolling surf and the world’s southern-most coral reef. Capella Lodge sits on top of Lord Howe Island’s secret beach at Lovers Bay, nestled between the foot of Mount Gower and Lidgbird.

Surrounded by mesmerising sights of the mountains and turquoise lagoon stretching to the horizon from the Lodge’s indoor and outdoor lounging areas. Capella is the only accommodation with views of the mountain, lagoon and ocean. The lodge is embellished in sophistication and style, with a unique balance of natural light, fresh sea breeze and carefree aura.

Capella Suite

The Capella Suite is a single level suite with a beach themed inspired interior and beautiful timber floors. Guest have a choice of a king or twin bedding, there’s an integrated lounge area and private outdoor deck with a daybed and sun lounge. Ideal for 2 people.

Lagoon Loft

The Lagoon Loft is a mezzanine style suite with a spacious king bedroom upstairs opening up to a private deck with sensational views of the reef-fringed lagoon, ocean and mountain backdrop. The lower level includes a private deck and an open living space with 2 daybeds which convert to 2 single beds. The private deck offers teak armchairs, a comfortable day bed and a welcoming hot tub to provide a relaxing refuge. Ideal for 3 people.

Catalina Suite

The Catalina Suite is perfect for a family or friends travelling together. With an expansive loft-style king bedroom, ensuite bathroom and balcony with beautiful island views. The lower level features a second king bedroom, separate lounge area with a cosy fireplace and bathroom. The private outdoor area invites guest to relax on the inviting day beds and hot tub. Ideal for 5 people.

Makambo Loft

The Makambo Loft is a one-of-a-kind suite which captures the essence of Lord Howe Island in a contemporary and lively style. The upper level offers sublime views from the comfort of the king bedroom or balcony.  The ground level features a cosy lounge area with an open fireplace and daybeds which convert to 2 single beds. The expansive outdoor area includes a plunge pool, outdoor shower and cabana style day bed, offering guest completed relaxation in privacy. Ideal for 4 people.

Lidgbird Pavilion

The Lidgbird Pavilion is a popular choice for special occasions. The spacious upper-level bedroom with ensuite opens to a wrap-around veranda capturing panoramic views of the ocean and mountains leaving you in awe. The ground level features a comfortable lounge area with an open fireplace and a spacious basalt clad bathroom with a generously sized shower and natural light. The outdoor deck provides guest with ultimate privacy and comfort, whether they choose to relax in the plunge pool or along the daybed with an aura of frangipani from the tree above the outdoor bath.

  • Walk to the summit of Mt Gower
  • Lord Howe Island Museum
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Cruise to North Bay
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Capella Spa
  • Golf
  • The beach-house styled restaurant and bar, opens up to spectacular views of the lagoon and mountains.
    Enjoy exquisite meals with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, creating memories you will forever cherish. 

    All dishes are produced from fresh ingredients gathered from Lord Howe Island and New South Wales. Capella’s contemporary Pacific-themed menu changes daily with seasonal ingredients, delighting the tastebuds of guest.

    Lunch can be enjoyed at the restaurant or as a picnic or barbecue to enjoy on a walk or paddle on the lagoon.

    • Music System
    • WiFi
    • Room bar
    • TV and DVD
    • Telephone