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 you have created here is pure magic! A place to unwind and tickle the senses.

Andrew (NZ)

Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma for your warm welcome & gracious hospitality.  Everything we water & whole lot more!  We hope to enjoy the peace & quiet of Melawondi again…

Jacinta & Suzanne

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

Rachel & Nick

Thank you so much for making our 50th Anniversary so special.  Everything was just perfect.  Sorry we could not eat all your delicious food.

Dianne & Terry

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 Spoilt our beautiful Bella at @katiesark this weekend with a full clip & pamper session! (before & after pics of Bella - now with a cute possum tail style) ... Staff are absolutely wonderful! Why not spoil your fur baby if your staying at Studio 149 ... & only a 10 min drive from here  . . . #holidayingwithdogs #southeastqueensland #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #petfriendlyholidays  Supporting our local farmers & producers to create a delicious dinner last night made with pork fillet from @rhodavalepork marinated with Rosella Balsamic glaze from , garlic from Goomong Gold plus fresh salad from @farmerandsun & topped with marinated goats cheese from @meredithdairy ... simple, delicious & low cost!  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #foodiesunshinecoast
 What a spectacular morning after receiving 34mm of rain from last night’s storm  . . . #southeastqueensland #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley  ... and green all the way to the Luxury Studio  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley
 Lovely sunset colours over Studio 149 this evening  . . . #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia #queensland #southeastqueensland  Everything so lush & green & all dams full ... plenty of nature photo opportunities  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia
 Beautiful end to a very hot day  #visitgympieregion #australia #discovermaryvalley  Spring weather has certainly seen the beauty of Mother Nature at her best ... especially the "birds and the bees" ... see you soon ... and if you are going to spoil someone we can arrange for flowers as well   #romanticgetaway #totalseclusion #popthequestion
 Can’t beat a refreshing Rosella Cordial on a hot day ... plus it’s good for you as well as supporting your local farmer & producer! Let us know your favourite drink on a hot day ☀️... stay cool & hydrated everyone 🥤 . . . #slowfoodnoosa #slowfood #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion  Magical morning at Melawondi  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia
 Local cheese platter today for our guests includes yummy Quince Paste from @uglyduckpreserves ... perfectly matched with @woombyecheese Camembert  plus cheddar varieties from @kenilworthdairies & Zucchini Pickles ... and first season local peaches from Amamoor 🧀🥗 . . . #slowfoodnoosa #slowfood #visitgympieregion #sunshinecoastfoodie #discovermaryvalley  Platter for our guests today features Goats Cheese dusted with Black Ash from @meredithdairy ... plus best smoked ham from @rhodavalepork , cheddar from @kenilworthdairies , zucchini relish from ... local strawberries & salad from @farmerandsun & yummy Honey Roasted Macadamias from @lindolsmacadamias  #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley

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