The perfect romantic escape or just simply to relax and unwind...
Melawondi Spring Retreat, nestled on 30 acres of secluded natural bushland immersed in the lush natural Mary Valley environment, our accommodation provides magnificent natural views, pure relaxation, comfort and style.

With no need to check-in, just drive up to your private accommodation, relax and enjoy what is on offer.

When you arrive admire the fabulous panoramic views in the Luxury Studio or waterside views from the Spring View Cabin plus the ‘special extras’ awaiting your arrival… simply…

Enjoy, relax and indulge.

Cooking Classes … coming soon!!

Located within Melawondi Retreat are two types of secluded accommodation
Both the Luxury Studio and the Spring View Cabin at the retreat has been specially designed to meet every guest’s needs to ensure pure relaxation and ultimate privacy during your stay.
  • Walking tracks allow you to explore the natural bushland and view many different aspects of the property.
  • We offer all the homemade goodies from a bed and breakfast but ensure you receive ultimate privacy during your stay.
  • There are many native animals on the property that at times can be viewed from the spacious deck of the luxury studio and spring view cabin.
  • Whilst sitting on the deck, you can enjoy a glass of wine and savour the natural sounds and fabulous views of the valley.
  • It is the perfect location to celebrate a honeymoon, engagement, anniversary, birthday… the list is endless!
Plenty of wildlife

Luxury Studio:

  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) – $295 per night (minimum 2 nights)
  • Saturday night only – $350 (when available)
  • Midweek (Mon-Thurs) – $250 per night (minimum 1 night)
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Looking across the spring dam to Spring View Cabin

Spring View Cabin:

  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) – $180 per night (minimum 2 nights)
  • Midweek (Mon-Thurs) – $180 per night (minimum 1 night)
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What our guests are saying

Dear Tanya, Tony & Emma.  We loved staying here.  You have setup such a lovely, relaxing retreat.  Thank you for creating a wonderful space in a beautiful part of Queensland.  We hope to return one day!

Karen & Peter

A beautiful country retreat, exceeded our expectations – we enjoyed every moment.  My new designer 5 star retreat.  Thank you Tanya/Tony for all the extra treats & touches.  We will be back.

Robert & Christine

Such an amazing experience!  One night is just not enough, next time we’ll be back for longer.  Every single thing has been thought of, I can’t just mention one thing that we loved the most.  The best experience away that we’ve ever had.  Thank you! xx

Shane & Katrina

Our 3rd visit.  Beautiful as always.  Thank you again Tanya, Tony & Emma.

Jon & Helen
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Immerse yourself in nature. Relax and indulge in total seclusion and privacy.