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 spacious country views from Studio 149 plus the ‘special extras’ awaiting your arrival… simply…

Enjoy, relax and indulge…or why not check out our

Cooking Classes at the retreat using fresh, local and seasonal produce from our region! You can keep-up-to-date by subscribing to our Newsletter or check dates for future classes!

Located within Melawondi Retreat are two types of secluded accommodation

Both the Luxury Studio and Studio 149 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 studio 149.
  • 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!

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)

Studio 149:

  • Studio 149 is a modern and contemporary 2 bedroom house with Queen beds plus bathroom and separate toilet. There is also full kitchen facilities and 2 large verandahs surrounded by nature.
  • Monday to Sunday – $180 per night for 2 people (minimum 2 nights) Extra adult or child = $25 each per night

What our guests are saying

We had the most chilled out, perfect time here!  Down to earth yet professional service. You guys are amazing. Thanks again Tanya, Tony & Emma x

Matt & Erin

2nd time; love it everytime.

Tibao & Rochelle

A perfect location to rest & refresh, beautiful furnished studio – a wonderful anniversary location. Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma.

Cindy & Phil

Thank you for a relaxing, tranquil w’end.  The food – WOW!  It showcases the local produce (and your good cooking!)  We are now going to these ‘locals’ to buy more to take home.  Thanks.

Trevor & Helen

Discover us on Instagram

 Ready for another fabulous Cooking Class Followed by Sunset Walk at Melawondi Spring Retreat 🥗 #discovermaryvalley . . . . #supportlocalfarms #lovelocal #slowfood #gympiegoldregionalproduce #eatlocalmonth #melawondispringretreat  Fantastic cooking demonstration from Glen Barrett from @wildcanaryeat using fresh produce picked from Petersen’s Farm during the #bigrosellafestival  #visitgympieregion #gympiegoldregionalproduce #slowfood #lovelocal #supportlocalfarms
 Special fresh & local snapper for our cooking experience today 🥣🥗‍‍ #noosafishprovidores #visitgympieregion #gourmay2018  Love foggy mornings at Melawondi  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Perfect morning stroll while picking ingredients for our cooking experience later today  #visitgympieregion #gympiegoldregionalproduce #visitsunshinecoast  Another beautiful sunset at Melawondi over the weekend  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Delicious antipasto platter for our guests arriving today as part of the “Platter & Popsicles” special! All items on this platter were gluten free as requested by our guests! If you also stay at Studio 149 we also offer platters as an optional extra! . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #slowfoodnoosa  Spectacular evening in the beautiful Mary Valley  . . . #drone #aerialphotography #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #noosacountrydrive
 Sunset this evening at the top of Melawondi - location for our sunset stroll after Cooking Experience this Sunday, 20 May!  Love this time of year #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast  Magical misty morning at Melawondi  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #noosacountrydrive
 Clouds looked amazing this morning  #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Had a couple of very light showers this evening ... but then at last light the clouds starting moving on & then this spectacular #sunset  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #australia

Immerse yourself in nature. Relax and indulge in total seclusion and privacy.