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)

Special Rates (1 July to 31 August 2018):

  • Weekends (Fri and Sat) – $255 per night (minimum 2 nights)
  • Midweek (Sun to Thurs) – $210 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

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

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

Rachel & Nick

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

Thank you, excellent hosts, a lovely escape.

Kath & Linz

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 Guests enjoyed a delicious “Gourmet Dinner” menu last night which included Roasted Vegetable & Feta pie & Lemon delicious pudding made with Meyer lemons from our tree! Local produce used included pumpkin from Petersen’s Farm - - feta cheese from @kenilworthdairies - pastured eggs from @foragefarms , local vegetables from @farmerandsun , salads topped with Dark Feijoa Balsamic dressing from @hinterlandfeijoas , Dukkah macadamias used for dipping platter from @barenuts_macadamias , plus fresh local strawberries from @cooloolaberries & local Cooloola cream served with the puddings! . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #slowfoodnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Ready for another fabulous Cooking Class Followed by Sunset Walk at Melawondi Spring Retreat 🥗 #discovermaryvalley . . . . #supportlocalfarms #lovelocal #slowfood #gympiegoldregionalproduce #eatlocalmonth #melawondispringretreat
 Enjoying a glass of wine at Studio 149 with a spectacular sunset backdrop  ... don’t forget you can bring your pets! . . #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Special fresh & local snapper for our cooking experience today 🥣🥗‍‍ #noosafishprovidores #visitgympieregion #gourmay2018
 Ducks on the dam  #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #thisisqueensland  Perfect morning stroll while picking ingredients for our cooking experience later today  #visitgympieregion #gympiegoldregionalproduce #visitsunshinecoast
 First morning of winter ... beautiful  #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast  Delicious antipasto platter for our guests arriving today as part of the “Platter & Popsicles” special! All items on this platter were gluten free as requested by our guests! If you also stay at Studio 149 we also offer platters as an optional extra! . . #visitgympieregion #visitsunshinecoast #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland #slowfoodnoosa
 Beautiful morning #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley  Sunset this evening at the top of Melawondi - location for our sunset stroll after Cooking Experience this Sunday, 20 May!  Love this time of year #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast
 ... and relax 🥂 #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #visitsunshinecoast #discovermaryvalley #thisisqueensland  Clouds looked amazing this morning  #visitgympieregion #visitnoosa #discovermaryvalley

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