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 our pet friendly accommodation option of studio 149 … 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 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:

Accommodation only – min 2 nights:

  • Weekends (Fri & Sat) – $175 per night
  • Midweek (Mon-Thurs) – $150 per night

or go to our current specials

Please note: The Luxury Studio is “not pet friendly” or suitable for children over 6 months.


studio 149:

Accommodation only – min 2 nights:

  • $150 per night for 2 guests or $180 per night for 3 or 4 guests staying in second bedroom
  • $120 per night for 2 guests – extra adult or child $20 per nigh or $150 per night for 3 or 4 guests staying in second bedroom

Studio 149 is family and pet friendly – maximum of 4 guests.


What our guests are saying

A beautiful country retreat, exceeded our expectations – we enjoyed every moment.  My new designer 5 star retreat.  Thank you Tanya/Tony for all the extra treats & touches.  We will be back.

Robert & Christine

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

Beautiful peaceful, excellent environment. Love everthing about this place. Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma for your pleasurable welcome. Everything you did for us – yummy food, beautiful smile & chat. We loved it all. We will tell others and will come back again. xo

Roushini & Marc

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

Joan & Terry

Discover us on Instagram

 Perfect end to the weekend 🥰 #discovermaryvalley #sunset #maryvalley  Don’t forget when staying with us to shop at our local businesses ... they will appreciate your support! Today we visited the new “Big Boss Chocolate Co” & had the terrible task of sampling so many varieties of delicious chocolate as part of our upcoming winter specials!  #kenilworthqld #sunshinecoastfoodie #discovermaryvalley
 Another spectacular #sunset by Mother Nature 🥰 #discovermaryvalley #glamping #maryvalley  First attempt at cooking zucchini flowers ... they were sooo delicious - especially when you use local produce including @meredithdairy marinated feta, zucchini flowers from @farmerandsun & fresh herbs from our garden  love & always support our local farmers & producers! #discovermaryvalley #foodie #queenslandfoodies
 So happy to have our @kawasakimotors Mule back from Zane & the team from @gympiemotorcycles after receiving some excellent customer service! Bella our pooch is super excited as missed going for regular drives  The Mule is going to be very handy during the next few busy months ahead 🥰 ... we look forward to welcoming all our guests soon! #discovermaryvalley #kawasakimule  Feeling fresh again after a passing shower today & 3mm in the gauge ☔️ #discovermaryvalley #maryvalley #thankyoufortherain
 Sunset fireside drinks 🥰 ...#sunset was absolutely amazing #discovermaryvalley #petfriendlyaustralia #glamping  Delicious dinner using local produce including linguine from @artisanpasta , mince from Imbil Butcher, fresh basil from our garden, olives from The Olive Branch ... & a different twist this time with a dash of @lirahvinegar caramelised garlic balsamic purchased from @farmerandsun ... took the sauce to another level ... & last ingredient = lots of love   ... we love & always support our local farmers & producers!! #discovermaryvalley #queenslandfoodies #maryvalley
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 Beautiful evening at the pet friendly Studio 149  #discovermaryvalley #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau #holidayingwithdogs #glampinghub  Beautiful #sunrise to start the day  #discovermaryvalley #glampinghub #petfriendlyaustralia #mothersday2020 #maryvalley

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