The perfect country escape for couples and families to simply 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:

  • $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

What a wonderful spot!  We have truly never experienced anything like this.  Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma for all that you did to make us feel welcome.  We will be back!

Amy & Greg

Great rest, food & hospitality. Batteries recharged. Back to real world. Fantastic stay. Thank you both.

Joan & Terry

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

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

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 Recently our guests celebrated their fur babies 2nd birthday! A little surprise was waiting in the fridge for the birthday pup - a special fresh meaty bone from Imbil Colonial Butchery​ The perfect stay for your fur baby to enjoy the country. Great reviews received from our guests on @airbnb - why not spoil that special member of your family with a weekend away! You can also spoil them by dropping them off for some pampering at @katiesark for a day out to find some new friends! @holidayingwithdogs #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley  Eastern Grey family eating some new green grass after recent rain  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia
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 Our "Spring Gourmet Picnic Weekend" special is becoming very popular. We have only 1 weekend available in September (21 & 22) ... included is a delicious FREE picnic hamper with any 2 night weekend booking! Featuring the best & freshest local produce (menu changes dependant on availability of produce) T&Cs apply. Maybe even the perfect package for that special proposal? We can also suggest some private locations on our 30 acre property for best picnic spots surrounded by nature 🥗🥃#slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia #picnic  Love the sound of the rain overnight & this morning on a tin roof  ... everything feels refreshed! Trees & frogs are loving this beautiful rain ☔️  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #visitnoosa #rain #beautifulrain
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 Awesome & delicious lunch for the Annual Pot Luck luncheon at @kandangafarmstore with plenty of delicious local produce  ... love & always support our local farmers & producers 🥗🥒🥓🥚🥑 #visitgympieregion #slowfoodnoosa #gympiegoldregionalproduce  Winning ... mmm delicious leftovers ... #homebaked Roasted Veg & Feta pie on a beautiful afternoon  #visitgympieregion #slowfoodnoosa #foodiesunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #australia
 Perfect Spring weather for an afternoon stroll with the pooch  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland  Fresh local fruit platter including ruby red grapefruit, starfruit and lemonades from our tree plus local berries ... Part of our continental breakfast provisions for Studio 149  #visitgympieregion #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley

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