HideAway Haven
Great Southern Business Achiever Award ~ Runner Up
           

HideAway Haven was runner up in the 2013 ACCI Small Business Centre Great Southern Business Achiever Award at the Business Awards on 22 March, 2013.  This award is for outstanding achievement by a business that has used the services of the local Small Business Centre to start or grow their business.

It was a great night with many Albany and The Great Southern region businesses taking home awards. The gala dinner was held at Wignalls Winery in the big white tent by Albany Party Hire, food by Kookas Catering and wine by Wignalls.

How did our local Small Business Centre help us grow our business? Vicki at the Small Business Centre, was extremely helpful and knowledgeable in assisting us in the final stages of our Tourism WA Accreditation.  They also assisted Maggie to complete her Diploma in Marketing and supported us in documenting our marketing strategy.  Thanks so much to the team at the Small Buisness Centre, you are a valuable asset in our business community and we appreciate your support. 


We are hoping we can receive this certificate again in 2013, but we need your help. If you have stayed with us, please write a review.  Click HERE ♥ ♥ ♥  Thank You.
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In The HideAway Haven Kitchen

With the onset of the cooler weather, we are now serving home-made soup with home-made garlic & herb bread rolls. There’s just something supremely comforting about a big bowl of hot soup and if you have been travelling, arriving tired and hungry, this is the perfect end to the day. Order your soup when making your booking and it will be ready on arrival. Enjoy on your deck or in the dining room with a glass of wine before sinking into your comfortable bed.

  

Now baking our own Brioche and 5 Grain Bread.  The smells coming from our kitchen are amazing.  We tried some new dishes during the Easter weekend.  Brioche French Toast served with poached local pears in honey & cinnamon syrup tasted amazing. As quinoa is a favourite for our gluten free guests, we have perfected this recipe.  Blueberry, Apricot & Pistachio tri colour quinoa porridge. (click on photo for recipe)

  

Heidi Bear

Heidi was ready for our guests during Easter, welcoming them on arrival every day.

  

Easter in Albany


Easter was a very busy time in Albany and also at HideAway Haven.  We did however manage to get out for a few hours on Saturday, to visit the 'Festival of the Sea' at the Boatshed Markets and to enjoy the Sculpture in Harbour exhibition.  The weather was glorious all weekend and Albany and Denmark was alive with many tourists.

  

Beaches in Albany ~ Sandpatch




Sandpatch, with its spectacular views of the Southern Ocean, can be found in the Torndirrup National Park ... It is situated 20 minutes drive from Albany and is also a well-known landmark of the Albany Wind Farm.  The Bibbulum Track crosses through here.  Today a big pod of dolphins were surfing in the decent swell.

Selling at HideAway Haven



These greeting cards have been made by a guest who was inspired by the many birds at HideAway Haven. Each card has a high quality print sewn onto a block-printed, recycled card stock with matching envelope. Each card is created by hand, by Joie.



These All Wired Up Balls are now hanging in the trees at HideAway Haven.  They look rustic and at home hanging from the branches.  Can be purchased and posted to anywhere in Australia.  Contact us for more details.

What's on in Albany


13 APRSouth Coast Festival of Birds Expo and Forum


South Coast Festival of Birds Expo and Forum

A primary event of the South Coast and Great Southern Festival of Birds. The aim of the event is to bring together a range of bird, community and NRM groups to showcase what is special about WA's birds, with the aim of providing an educational and fun day for the general public. To express yours or your groups interest in participating in this event please contact Basil Schur on (08) 98483310 or 0429481019 or bschur@greenskills.org.au

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • 25 APRANZAC Dawn Service

    ANZAC Dawn Service

    ANZAC Day traditionally begins with the Dawn Service at the Memorial, a reminder of the dawn landing on Gallipoli in 1915. Commencing 5.30am. Buses will be provided for transport to the memorial service from the Albany Entertainment Centre and Middleton Beach from 3.30am. Please note Apex Drive will be closed to all private vehicles. The Dawn Service will be simulcast from the Albany Entertainment Centre, doors open 4.15am.

    5:30 AM  Venue: Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, Mount Clarence


  • 25 APRANZAC Commemorations 2013

    ANZAC Commemorations 2013

    ANZAC Commemorations in April 2013 inlcude the Gunfire Breakfast - commencing at 6am at Forecourt Albany Entertainment Centre, ANZAC Day Parade - commencing at 10am, assembling Corner Stirling Terrace and Spencer Street from 9.30am and the ANZAC Day Memorial Service commencing at 10.30am at Albany ANZAC Peace Park, Princess Royal Drive.

    Venue: Various venues in Albany



    1. 17 APRQueen Tribute Show - Bohemian Rhapsody

      Queen Tribute Show - Bohemian Rhapsody

      Presented by Entertainment Direct. Bohemian Rhapsody starring Thomas Crane is without doubt the most stunning Queen tribute show staged around the globe, performing to sell-out concerts with their dynamic interpretation of the band that created "Rock Opera". Bohemian Rhapsody takes everything that made a Queen show unique, and brings it back to life before your very eyes! Tickets - Standard $59.00, Groups 8+ $49.00. For more information or to book phone: (08) 9844 5005.  


      1. 8:00 PM      

        1. Venue: Albany Entertainment Centre

    1. 18 APRFreefall

      Freefall

      Produced by Gravity & Other Myths. Presented by Albany Entertainment Centre & Perth Theatre Trust. Freefall is a beautifully crafted circus experience. The artists combine traditional circus disciplines including hula hoop, juggling, adagio, hoop diving and acrobatic pitching with contemporary movement and physical theatre. What are you afraid of? Falling? The dark? Men in speedos? This is an exciting exploration of bizarre and everyday fears, human quirks and truths - a completely captivating audience experience. Tickets - Standard $49.00, Concession $44.00, Full Time Students $19.90, Children (2-12 yrs) $12.90. Generous group discounts also available. For more information or to book phone: (08) 9844 5005.           

      1. 8:00 PM    

        1. Venue: Albany Entertainment Centre
           

          Denmark Festival of Voice  May 31 to June 2, 2013.  Long Weekend

          Till next time
          Becki & Maggie 

 



 



 

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