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.

New Cooking Class dates and details

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)
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)
What our guests are saying

Fantastic bathtub & robes! Thank you for the beautiful retreat. We wanted something in nature but still a touch of luxury, and we got it both here. Thank you again Tony, Tanya & Emma!

Ryan & Ying

We ate beautiful, divine food for our bodies.  We drank – just for the fun.  We leave with food for our souls to nourish us till next we return.  Thank you!!

Belinda & Alan

Everything promised and more. We had a glorious time here & look forward to our return. Thank you!

Helen & Campbell

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
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 Beautiful morning walk ‍♀️ #visitsunshinecoast #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #visitqueensland  Morning walk on a beautiful crisp winter's morning ... going to be a spectacular day  #visitgympieregion #thisisqueensland #discovermaryvalley #australia #visitsunshinecoast
 We are proud to display our "Snail of Approval" as part of @slowfoodnoosa at the entrance of our retreat. We love to support our local growers & producers and will continue to spread the word about our region's diverse produce! 🥗🥑 #slowfood #slowfoodnoosa #maryvalleycountryharvestco #gympiegoldregionalproduce #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #foodiesunshinecoast #sunshinecoastfoodie #mattgolinski  The following day after an action packed adventure activity with Ride On Mary - Kayak & Bike Bush Adventures we relax on the bank of the Yabba Creek. We would like to thank Jo from @one2oneonyabba for allowing us to use her kitchen for the preparation of the local produce grazing platter. And as the sun sets on the final day of the visit we enjoy the very best and freshest regional produce 🥂🥗🥖🥝 #visitqueensland #thisisqueensland #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #australia #seeaustralia #queensland #yabbacreek #foodiesunshinecoast #sunshinecoastfoodie #maryvalleycountryharvestco #gympiegoldregionalproduce #rideonmary
 Beautiful sunrise this morning #visitqueensland #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #australia #thisisqueensland  Fantastic 5 Chef's Long Table Lunch today using the best & freshest local produce for Eat Local Month @gympiegoldregionalproduce 🥗 #gympiegoldregionalproduce #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #maryvalleycountryharvestco @suncoastlimes @clovelyestate
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 Perfect evening at Melawondi 🥂#thisisqueensland #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitqueensland  With the cooking class complete and a delicious cured fish tortilla in one hand and a cold drink in the other...a gentle stroll to the top of the retreat. At the top, our special sunset viewing location we enjoyed a glass of sparkling and a local produce platter while watching the colours unfold from a spectacular Autumn sunset!!  P.S. can't wait for the drone footage! #queensland #thisisqueensland #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley
 Perfect weather & location for guests to enjoy our delicious local seasonal Grazing Platter 🥂 🥗#visitqueensland #visitsunshinecoast #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland  Last weekend we had the pleasure to promote our regions fantastic local produce to a group of journalists and @queensland visiting the beautiful Mary Valley. With perfect weather and the best and freshest local produce ... first on the list - a cooking class! Cured local Fraser Coast snapper tortillas with salsa and a selection of toppings including our homegrown limes & coriander plus Mango Tango dressing! Absolutely delicious!  #thisisqueensland #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #visitqueensland
Immerse yourself in nature. Relax and indulge in total seclusion and privacy.