Luxury French Style

Luxury French Style

Deluxe Accommodation

Deluxe Accommodation

Bespoke Wine Tours

(Currently not available, but coming soon)

State Heritage Listed

Proudly Presenting Luxurious French Styled Boutique Accommodation

Ideal accommodation for a romantic getaway, corporate visit or couples retreat, Chalet de la Ruche is located in South East South Australia, Naracoorte – midway between Melbourne & Adelaide.

This State Heritage listed building has been renovated with a contemporary, modern antique style.

Formerly named Beehive Cottage, it was built circa 1860’s as the original residence connected to the family Limbert’s General Store, on what is traditionally known as Beehive Corner. The building, along with it’s renovation has had a name change, which translates Beehive Cottage to french “Chalet de la Ruche”.

Stylish, Intimate & Elegant Luxury.

This unique french styled accommodation will seduce you into that perfect stay.

Luxury Cottage & Suites

Experience the sophisticated ambience with the “ooh-la-la” elegant chic French styling.

Enjoy nights of luxury sleep on beautiful Sheridan quality linen.

Relax amongst the contemporary modern French furnishings.

Wrap yourself in high quality luxury bath sheets & plush bathrobes for use during your stay.  We provide luxurious locally handmade & natural shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bath salts & bubble bath by Hunille.

Candles and exquisite candelabras set the scene throughout the entire cottage and make for a romantic filled sensory delight.

Stylish, unique accommodation with a divine French Continental breakfast menu, and the option of wine tours especially tailored to your requirements are just the beginning of your experience here with us.

This property is set up ideally for two couples travelling together or you can book the B&B for your own private getaway.

We offer a King room and Queen room, sleeping a maximum of four people.

The cottage also boasts a fully appointed kitchen, dining area and living room.  A sunlit french courtyard is the ideal spot for a morning coffee, and enjoy a wine in the undercover pergola area.

Inclusions & Extras

With a host of complimentary inclusions we also have on offer a range of bookable extras including:

  • platters
  • champagne
  • flowers
  • balloons
  • & other special orders

These can be arranged in advance for your personalised stay with us.

Bespoke Wine Tours

(Currently not available, but coming soon)

We are fortunate enough to be surrounded by stunning wine regions, including Coonawarra, Padthaway and Wrattonbully.

Soon we will offer bespoke wine tours especially tailored to your requirements.


Discover the natural wonders, experiences and adventures.

“Chalet de la Ruche” is centrally located in the township of NARACOORTE.
We are close to local cafes, restaurants, country pubs/hotels, art gallery, local markets & the shopping precinct.

Naracoorte is central to the Limestone Coast, where you can explore & experience a myriad of tourist attractions, adventures & natural scenic wonders.

  • Naracoorte Caves
  • Blue Lake, Mount Gambier
  • Naracoorte Swimming Lake
  • Little Blue Lake
  • Mount Shank
  • Mini Jumbuk
  • Sinkholes & Dive Spots
  • South East Beaches: Robe, Beachport, Kingston


Entire Cottage consists of a Superior King Suite and a Deluxe Queen Suite (sleeping up to four guests).

These Rates are as a guide only.

For the latest and best possible Rates, Specials & Availability, please click HERE to Book.

Sunday – Thursday from $280 per night (2 guests)
Friday & Saturday from $330 per night (2 guests)

For two person occupancy, where just one suite is booked, you will have private use of the whole cottage and the second suite would remain locked off.

Chalet de la Ruche is designed for adult guests only.

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