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 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)
  • Accommodation only rates

or go to our current specials

Please note:

  • Minimum of 2 nights for long weekend stays.
  • The Luxury Studio is “not pet friendly” or suitable for children over 6 months.

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

Studio 149 is family and pet friendly.


What our guests are saying

Fantastic bathtub & robes! Thank you for the beautiful retreat. We wanted something in nature but still a touch of luxury, and we got it both here. Thank you again Tony, Tanya & Emma!

Ryan & Ying

Dear Tanya, Tony & Emma.  We loved staying here.  You have setup such a lovely, relaxing retreat.  Thank you for creating a wonderful space in a beautiful part of Queensland.  We hope to return one day!

Karen & Peter

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

Martyn & Kim

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

Discover us on Instagram

 Nice stroll to the top & beautiful sunset this evening 🥰 . . . #discovermaryvalley #petfriendly #holidayingwithdogs #glampingdotcom #glampinghub  Hanging out at Noosa River on a family day out ... and only 35 minute drive from home  #visitnoosa #noosa #noosariver
 A fabulous flat pack Saturday afternoon ... thank goodness for @coopersbrewery & @makitaaustralia  #flatpackfun  “One” is better than none ... we received a welcome 1mm of rain last night. Looking forward to a good harvest of white table grapes this year again & fingers crossed 🤞... some more rain ☔️ . . . #discovermaryvalley #southeastqueensland #visitgympieregion
 Feeling a little fresher & looking a little greener after 28mm of nice soaking steady rain during the night ☔️ . . . #thankyoufortherain #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley  Foraging ... blue chook style! It’s that time of year again & we love watching the #purpleswamphen nesting & raising chicks in our water hole  . . . #discovermaryvalley #nature #birdsofaustralia
 It’s raining ... thank you ☔️ #thankyoufortherain #higginsstormchasing  With all of our guests all settled in we decided to visit “The Big Pineapple Craft Beer & Cider Expo” @craftbeersunshinecoast - it was great to so many local breweries & local food trucks showcased at a very well organised event! #craftbeersunshinecoast #sunshinecoastcouncil #australia
 Perfect way to end the long weekend ... a beautiful & nice glass of chilled Pinot Grigio  . . #discovermaryvalley #southeastqueensland  New daybed addition to our Luxury Studio ... perfect to relax on the large deck whilst soaking in the beautiful views surrounded by nature and maybe an optional cheese & wine platter 🥂🧀 ... we have also extended our “Accommodation Only” special to June 2020 from only $150 per night (2 night min)  . . . #discovermaryvalley #relaxing #maryvalley #visitgympieregion #melawondispringretreat
 Storm just passed with another 12mm rain in the gauge ☔️⛈ . . . .#rain #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #thankyoufortherain #southeastqueensland  Come for a drive to the Mary Valley ... you may be pleasantly surprised what you will discover! . . #maryvalleyscarecrowfestival #maryvalleyartslink #discovermaryvalley #mvscarecrows #visitgympieregion #scrapwoodsally

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