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

Thank you for a relaxing, tranquil w’end.  The food – WOW!  It showcases the local produce (and your good cooking!)  We are now going to these ‘locals’ to buy more to take home.  Thanks.

Trevor & Helen

2nd time; love it everytime.

Tibao & Rochelle

What a wonderful spot!  We have truly never experienced anything like this.  Thank you Tanya, Tony & Emma for all that you did to make us feel welcome.  We will be back!

Amy & Greg

Lovely, most relaxing & tranquil setting & the studio is fantastically appointed. Perfect weekend away & the plan is that we will be back. Thank you!

Donna & Danny

Discover us on Instagram

 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  Recently our guests celebrated their fur babies 2nd birthday! A little surprise was waiting in the fridge for the birthday pup - a special fresh meaty bone from Imbil Colonial Butchery​ The perfect stay for your fur baby to enjoy the country. Great reviews received from our guests on @airbnb - why not spoil that special member of your family with a weekend away! You can also spoil them by dropping them off for some pampering at @katiesark for a day out to find some new friends! @holidayingwithdogs #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley
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 Yum, yum & yum ... easy homemade pizza using the base from @bakersdelight ... homemade tomato sauce for the base made with Roma tomatoes from @farmerandsun & Rosella Balsamic dressing, local olives ... topped with smoked ham from @rhodavalepork & cheddar cheese from @kenilworthdairies .. absolutely delicious  #slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley  Our "Spring Gourmet Picnic Weekend" special is becoming very popular. We have only 1 weekend available in September (21 & 22) ... included is a delicious FREE picnic hamper with any 2 night weekend booking! Featuring the best & freshest local produce (menu changes dependant on availability of produce) T&Cs apply. Maybe even the perfect package for that special proposal? We can also suggest some private locations on our 30 acre property for best picnic spots surrounded by nature 🥗🥃#slowfoodnoosa #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #australia #picnic
 Citrus trees love this beautiful rain we have had since the cracker storm last night with 36mm in the rain gauge & another 5mm so far this morning ☔️ .. we hope the farmers are also getting some of this rain ‍‍ #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #queensland  ... and relax  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #nature #easterngreykangaroo
 Our guests opted to have their Gourmet Picnic hamper as a delicious Gourmet Picnic platter for our current Spring special to enjoy on the deck of the Luxury Studio  ... included plenty of local produce before they enjoyed an optional massage package 🥂#visitgympieregion #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Awesome & delicious lunch for the Annual Pot Luck luncheon at @kandangafarmstore with plenty of delicious local produce  ... love & always support our local farmers & producers 🥗🥒🥓🥚🥑 #visitgympieregion #slowfoodnoosa #gympiegoldregionalproduce
 Nothing beats the smell of home baked fresh bread straight out of the oven  #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion #queenslandfoodies #sunshinecoastfoodie  Perfect Spring weather for an afternoon stroll with the pooch  #visitgympieregion #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland

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