The perfect pet friendly country escape for couples and families…


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

current specials or availability! We also list events in the region and surrounding areas .. plus .. be the first to know of future specials, events, cooking classes or other information by subscribing to our newsletter!    

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 – $395 (when available)
  • Midweek (Mon-Thurs) – $250 per night (minimum 2 nights)
  • Sunday to Friday – $350 per night (minimum 1 night)

or go to our current specials

  • please note: minimum of 2 nights for long weekend stays.

studio 149:

  • $180 per night for 2 people (min 2 nights) includes continental breakfast provisions – extra adult or child $25 per night
  • $150 per night for 2 people (min 4 nights) includes continental breakfast provisions – extra adult or child $25 per night
  • $120 per night for 2 people (Accomm ONLY – min 4 nights) extra adult or child $15 per night

What our guests are saying

Melawondi Spring Retreat – where 2 days feels like 2 weeks.  The most perfect place to refresh, reconnect and appreciate the simple thinks in life.  No recommendation high enough.  Just perfect!

Ray & Megs

An absolute gem. Thanks for the lovely stay and thanks for providing exactly what we were looking for. We wouldn’t miss this trip.

Harry & Sarah

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

Helen & Campbell

Thank you so much for making our 50th Anniversary so special.  Everything was just perfect.  Sorry we could not eat all your delicious food.

Dianne & Terry

Discover us on Instagram

 A beautiful afternoon for our guests arriving today in the Luxury Studio  . . . #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #nature #natureescape  After a few days of storms & welcoming rain ... we woke up to a spectacular Autumn morning with cool breezes & nature singing  . . . #discovermaryvalley #petfriendlyaustralia #holidayingwithdogs
 So by the weatherzone app we were suppose to receive 1-5mm over past 24 hours 🤔 ... a check of the rain gauge this morning & we received 80mm of glorious rain ☔️ ... as you can hear the frogs & birds are loving this weather 🦆#discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion  We hope that everyone is getting their fair share of the rain! Over the past three days we have had 60mm if glorious rain ... leaving our tanks full & countryside glowing green ☔️ . . . #discovermaryvalley #queenslandcountry #petfriendlyaustralia
 Our Studio 149 guests just checked in with their adorable black Labrador “Harley”  #holidayingwithdogs #takeyourpetau #discovermaryvalley  Just chillin  . . . #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #southeastqueensland #kangaroos #australia
 What do you with an abundance of in season Meyer lemons & local pastured eggs from @foragefarms ?Make a lemon meringue pie topped with homegrown “pink champagne” finger lime vesicles ... a special request from our guests this weekend  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley  Perfect spot to watch a sunset & plenty of room to play & relax for you & your pooch  #petfriendlytravel #holidayingwithdogs #takeyourpetau #petfriendly #petfriendlyaustralia #sunset #country #queenslandcountry
 We love having returning guests & it is even better when it is a special celebration  Guests enjoyed a Gourmet BBQ Hamper for their weekend including plenty of good quality local produce including @kandangafarmstore K2 Beef fillet steak  . . . #kandangafarmstore #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion  Lovely rain from last nights storm ☔️ #rain #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion
 Enjoying the country peace and quiet with good local produce!  #melawondispringretreat #localproduce #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #nature #auspit  Have you checked this place out yet? Definitely worth a visit  #headsofnoosabrewingco #visitnoosa #southeastqueensland

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