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

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

Martyn & Kim

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

Joan & Terry

Beautiful area, amazing property & outstanding service. Couldn’t ask for a more relaxing getaway!

Rachel & Nick

This is all we water and so much more! The special touches and the attention to detail is what makes this an unforgettable stay. Such a great romantic getaway. Thank you so much!

Kate & Jayden

Discover us on Instagram

 Winter afternoon looking up to Luxury Studio  . . . #discovermaryvalley #maryvalley #visitgympieregion #queenslandtourism #southeastqueensland  Misty views at Studio 149 this morning  . . . #holidayingwithdogs #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion
 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  Morning rays at Melawondi  . . #discovermaryvalley #nature #visitgympieregion
 Lazy Sunday breakfast  with delicious chemical & nitrate free smoked bacon & pastured eggs from @foragefarms 🥓🥚 ... plus Green Tomato Pickles from & home baked bread ... part of our gourmet breakfast provisions provided for our guests choosing the breakfast option during their stay  . . . #foragefarms #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Good weather for home cooked casserole  ... last night we enjoyed this delicious beef casserole made with #k2beef from @kandangafarmstore on top of mashed potato & fresh snap peas from Petersen’s Farm ... & crusty home baked bread ... soooooo good  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #kandangafarmstore #petersensfarm
 Best time of day for a walk  . . . #petfriendlyaustralia #holidayingwithdogs #takeyourpetau #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion  Having a cuppa while watching our regular guests venturing out for the day @discovermaryvalley ☕️ . . . #discovermaryvalley #nature #kangaroo
 Lovely sunset views from deck of Studio 149 ... ready for our guests arriving today  . . . #holidayingwithdogs #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau #australia #nature  Water reflections on this beautiful winter morning  . . . #discovermaryvalley #australia #visitgympieregion
 Nature walks in the morning at Melawondi are always special at this time of year  . . . #holidayingwithdogs #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau #discovermaryvalley #australia  Beautiful morning at Studio 149 ... perfect spot for a walk with your pooch  #holidayingwithdogs #petfriendlyaustralia #takeyourpetau #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley

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