The perfect romantic escape or just simply to 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 waterside views from the Spring View Cabin 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 the Spring View Cabin 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 spring view cabin.
  • 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)
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Spring View Cabin:

  • Monday to Sunday – $150 per night (minimum 2 nights)
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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

Our 3rd visit.  Beautiful as always.  Thank you again Tanya, Tony & Emma.

Jon & Helen

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

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  here comes the rain again ... ☔️ . . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #thisisqueensland  Can’t beat a lazy Sunday breakfast with @foragefarms eggs on home baked bread topped with the “best” Green Tomato Pickles from @ccs.kitchen plus smoked bacon from Kandanga Country Meats ... yummm ☕️🥓 . . . #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #maryvalleycountryharvestco #discovermaryvalley #foodiesunshinecoast #thisisqueensland
 Delicious local seasonal Gourmet Grazing Platter enjoyed by our guest for dinner last night ... perfect with a glass of wine on a warm summer evening🥂 . . . #visitsunshinecoast #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #thisisqueensland #foodiesunshinecoast #slowfoonoosa #sunshinecoastfoodie  Amazing how the retreat changes after a couple of days of rain ☔️ ... beautiful colours today in the front creek! . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #australia #naturephotography
 Storm clouds approaching  . . . #higginsstormchasing #needsomerain #nohailplease  So after a busy long weekend we decided to take the afternoon off to check out the new @landandseabrewery in Noosa! We have been looking forward to the opening & we were certainly not disappointed! Absolutely "LOVE" this place ... fantastic beer & food! We look forward to visiting again very soon! Awesome to also see local produce from @kenilworthdairies on the menu! The bonus is it is only 40 minute drive from here for our guests looking for lunch or dinner options! See you again soon @landandseabrewery 🥂 . . . #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #visitgympieregion #thisisqueensland #australia #goodbeermatt
 Lots of fun today creating popsicles for our new Autumn special “Platter & Popsicles” ... using plenty of local produce  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #thisisqueensland #foodiesunshinecoast #maryvalleycountryharvestco  Local Seasonal Gourmet Grazing platter for our guests staying in the Luxury Studio this evening! Lovely location in our "top paddock" overlooking the beautiful Mary Valley. Produce for the platter included feijoa jam & chutney from @hinterlandfeijoas , local ham from @rhodavalepork , chevon salami from Southern Cross Smallgoods, lemon myrtle macadamias from @lindolsmacadamias , quince paste from @uglyduckpreserves , cheese from @kenilworthdairies , triple cream brie from @woombyecheese , produce from @farmerandsun , local tomatoes from Imbil & figs from Amamoor! Love & support our local farmers & producers!! . . . #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #thisisqueensland #discovermaryvalley #maryvalleycountryharvestco #gympiegold #gympiegoldregionalproduce #foodiesunshinecoast
 Sunset drinks at the Kandanga Hotel  . . . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland  Lime Delicious Puddings for our guests as part of their Gourmet Dinner tonight  ... made with local limes purchased from @farmerandsun , pastured eggs from @foragefarms & fresh local Cooloola cream! Love & always support our local farmers & producers . . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #maryvalleycountryharvestco #discovermaryvalley#slowfoodnoosa
 Papa, mama & bubba .. out & about  . . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland  Amazing to discover from above the many different perspectives of our property! Love this picture taken above of the dam from a drone! This dam is a favourite for all types of frogs :) They party all night on the lily pads & all you can hear are the beautiful sounds of nature! . . . #visitnoosa #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #thisisqueensland #australia #discovermaryvalley

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