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

We had the most chilled out, perfect time here!  Down to earth yet professional service. You guys are amazing. Thanks again Tanya, Tony & Emma x

Matt & Erin

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

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

Jon & Helen

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

Discover us on Instagram

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 More happy guests who don’t want to leave the seclusion surrounded by #nature of the Luxury Studio  . . . #discovermaryvalley #luxuryaccommodation #couplesweekend  When staying with us take the time to have a look around and support our local farmers by purchasing their produce. Visit the Dagun Growers Market on Saturday from 3pm for the freshest local fruit & vegetables & a few other surprises. You can also visit the @kandangafarmstore for their K2 Beef & other seasonal produce  . . . . #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley
 Beautiful sunrise to wake up to this morning  #sunrise #discovermaryvalley #visitgympieregion  Eating a delicious lunch at The Green Bowl Edifice  . . . #discovermaryvalley #slowfoodnoosa #maryvalley
 Early misty morning walk  ... perfect time to enjoy nature with your pooch! #holidayingwithdogs #takeyourpetau #petfriendlyaustralia  Homemade pizza for dinner this week using absolutely delicious base from @lust_for_crust purchased from @farmerandsun - topped with nitrate free ham from @foragefarms - matured cheese from @kenilworthdairies - Olive Branch kalamata olives & fresh rocket from @farmerandsun  ... sooo good! Love & always support our local farmers & producers  . . . #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley #pizza

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