About Us

The award winning Sticky Rice Cooking School and Villas are a family owned and run business offering luxury accommodation and culinary adventures in Stirling.

Our award winning accommodation is situated in Stirling, Adelaide Hills and there are 3 uniquely styled villas to choose from. Conveniently on site, is also the iconic Sticky Rice Cooking School for those wishing to enjoy some culinary adventures during their stay.

Exclusive yet affordable the villas are an architectural inspiration of luxury holiday villas often seen in places such as Bali, Thailand and Japan.

Purpose built for wow factor, every villa offers a spacious 70m2 of indoor living area, a private walled 45m2 outdoor courtyard plus individual gardens in which to explore and relax.

Each villa is individually styled and architecturally designed for seamless indoor and outdoor living. Floor to ceiling glass surrounds each villa allowing views and easy access to the private enclosed courtyards and landscaped gardens.

All villas have the luxury of under floor heating and stunning Jag kitchens and are finished with inspiring designer furnishings.

All our villas support great eco and sustainability design with six star energy rating, double glazing, solar energy, evacuated tube heating, and recycle waste water systems. The villas are the result of major investment from Sticky Rice Cooking School and several national and state sponsors who recognised the projects merits to boost South Australian tourism. The villas have won several awards including the SA state architecture awards (Architect John Adam) and on their opening week in 2013, were listed top of the Australian Travel and Indulgence list of hotels.

All our villas guarantee to evoke the senses, inspire the creative and deliver a first class award winning experience. The question is, which one will you choose?

Yoko Villa boasts Japanese Gardens, stunning Shoji screens, Japanese bath and two person luxury shower. In the courtyard, experience the impact of a vertical living garden wall while you recline and relax under the shade of the Japanese Tea house or enjoy the view from your bedroom of the Japanese Maple and towering Maritime Pine. Read More about the Yoko Villa

If Balinese is your thing then the Bali Villa will more than impress with its feature stone bath with fountain wall spout, a giant, cushion filled, antique timber day bed, outdoor yoga and meditation space and tranquil, ambient lit Bali Hut. Read More about the Bali Villa

The Zen Villa has a 75m2 decadent feel and the romance of moody decor. Its boasts a stand alone slipper bath, in the open plan Zen bedroom and the spacious walk in rain shower is cleverly positioned under the branches of ancient pine trees. Architecturally inspiring with sunlight streaming through floor to ceiling glass, the light and spacious feel is heightened further by the lofty timber window frames and giant sliding doors. Read More about the Zen Villa

Perfect for long self-catering stays or book for just one night.

Packages are available if staying while you attend the Sticky Rice Cooking School.

If staying the weekend why not participate in one of the classes, if staying mid-week, why not engage one of our personal Chefs to cook you a romantic dinner or deliver a private cooking class in your villa.

When you book direct, you can choose the best value room rates, add room extras such as massages and gourmet treats or choose the combined cooking class and experience packages.

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