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Oasis in the outback
Longitude 131° is a luxury, self-contained boutique hotel two kilometres to the south-west of Ayers Rock Resort. The 15 hotel rooms and central facility are located on a remote, crescent-shaped dune with uninterrupted views of Uluru.
Environmental protection of the dune flora and fauna during both construction and occupation led to important design decisions. For example, elevating the rooms on steel piles leaves the sand untouched below and allows the rooms to be removed or relocated. In addition, the rooms are accessed on foot via a compacted earth path on the low side of the... >>>