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

Been a couple of years, though we made our way back to this wonderful retreat. Perfect to recharge & relax. Thank you for providing this relaxing haven.

Garry & Simone

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

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

Discover us on Instagram

 Picture perfect winters morning looking up to Luxury Studio at Melawondi  . . . #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #nature  Another beautiful weekend in the Mary Valley & just perfect for our guests celebrating their birthdays & enjoying our local Mary Valley produce  . . . #discovermaryvalley #birthdaycelebrations #australia
 When staying with us take the time to have a look around and support our local farmers by purchasing their produce. Visit the Dagun Growers Market on Saturday from 3pm for the freshest local fruit & vegetables & a few other surprises. You can also visit the @kandangafarmstore for their K2 Beef & other seasonal produce  . . . . #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Yummy Sunday lunch... delicious home baked Veg & Feta pie with fresh salad topped with Rosella Balsamic dressing  ... ingredients in pie include @foragefarms eggs, @kenilworthdairies feta, @farmerandsun zucchini, local Cooloola cream ... fresh salad mix from #winslandparkharvest purchased from @kandangafarmstore & grape tomatoes from @farmerandsun - love & always support our local farmers & producers  . . . #discovermaryvalley #slowfoodnoosa #queenslandfoodies
 Eating a delicious lunch at The Green Bowl Edifice  . . . #discovermaryvalley #slowfoodnoosa #maryvalley  Perfect afternoon for a nice Porter and a warm fire  . . . #saturday #jamessquire #discovermaryvalley
 Homemade pizza for dinner this week using absolutely delicious base from @lust_for_crust purchased from @farmerandsun - topped with nitrate free ham from @foragefarms - matured cheese from @kenilworthdairies - Olive Branch kalamata olives & fresh rocket from @farmerandsun  ... sooo good! Love & always support our local farmers & producers  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley #pizza  Spectacular winters day walking through our fruit orchards looking up to Studio 149  ... perfect spot to take your pooch for a walk & play  . . . #holidayingwithdogs #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau
 Beautiful sunset to end a perfect winters day  . . . #discovermaryvalley #sunset #visitgympieregion  Winter afternoon looking up to Luxury Studio  . . . #discovermaryvalley #maryvalley #visitgympieregion #queenslandtourism #southeastqueensland
 Plenty of kangaroos out this morning after the rain from the past couple of days  . . . #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #australia #kangaroo #kangaroos  After a couple of busy days our guests have all checked out & we decided on a little road trip to @headsofnoosa to chill out & relax! #emmasdrivinggear1alltheway 🤣🤣 . . . #noosa #headsofnoosabrewingco

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