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)

Special Rates (1 July to 31 August 2018):

  • Weekends (Fri and Sat) – $255 per night (minimum 2 nights)
  • Midweek (Sun to Thurs) – $210 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

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

Lovely, most relaxing & tranquil setting & the studio is fantastically appointed. Perfect weekend away & the plan is that we will be back. Thank you!

Donna & Danny

Just what we needed to help celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Thank you so much

Martyn & Kim

Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma – just as beautiful as our last visit – except better because we get to stay longer. See you again next time!

Jon & Helen

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 Another weekend booked out with guests ... perfect time now to enjoy this view with a glass of wine & platter of @kenilworthdairies cheese with Zucchini Relish 🥂 . . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley  Another beautiful winter morning surrounded by nature  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Did you see the amazing #sunrise this morning ... absolutely beautiful  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Stunning sunset this evening  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 After a busy weekend with guests we decided on an easy pizza dinner last night by the fire  ... pizza base from @bakersdelight in Gympie (we usually make our own but these bases are delicious & perfect to keep in the freezer for when you have limited time) ... then topped with local Moya Valley chicken purchased from Imbil Butchery ... slow cooked with home made BBQ sauce (made with Well Loved Worcestershire sauce from winter Bronnie’s Gourmet foods in Gin Gin purchased from @farmerandsun) then shredded & topped with red onion & cheddar from @kenilworthdairies ... cooked in the oven & topped with more BBQ sauce .. nom, nom, nom ..... all gone! Sooooo good  . . . #visitgympieregion #bakersdelight #discovermaryvalley  Magical Misty morning at Melawondi ‍♀️ . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Bit chilly this morning - don’t forget to bring your winter woolies ❄️❄️❄️ . . . #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #winter  Guests enjoyed a delicious “Gourmet Dinner” menu last night which included Roasted Vegetable & Feta pie & Lemon delicious pudding made with Meyer lemons from our tree! Local produce used included pumpkin from Petersen’s Farm - - feta cheese from @kenilworthdairies - pastured eggs from @foragefarms , local vegetables from @farmerandsun , salads topped with Dark Feijoa Balsamic dressing from @hinterlandfeijoas , Dukkah macadamias used for dipping platter from @barenuts_macadamias , plus fresh local strawberries from @cooloolaberries & local Cooloola cream served with the puddings! . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Absolutely delicious #blackantgourmet Producers Showcase Lunch at @kandangafarmstore  Love & always support our local farmers & producers  @kinkingeneralstore . . . #foodiesunshinecoast #visitgympieregion #countrynoosa  Enjoying a glass of wine at Studio 149 with a spectacular sunset backdrop  ... don’t forget you can bring your pets! . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Yum  delicious “Mary’s Treat” sandwich from @mamadeeskitchen for lunch today with plenty of local produce including Rosella & Chilli jam from & cheese from @kenilworthdairies  #visitgympieregion #gympiegoldregionalproduce #slowfoodnoosa  Ducks on the dam  #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #thisisqueensland

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