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Directions & Map

Directions via Kuranda range & Mareeba
From Cairns - driving time approx 1hr 10 min to Allawah Retreat

Follow the Cook Highway north to Smithfield roundabout. Remain in the left lane & follow Highway 1 signs to Kuranda, Mareeba & Atherton Tablelands.

Approaching Mareeba follow the by pass to Atherton along the Kennedy Highway (turning left). Continue along Kennedy Hwy heading south passing through the small township of Walkamin .

Continue along the Kennedy Highway for a further approx 7 km where you cross over the railway line and then Rocky Ck bridge.

Continue a further 500 metres where Rocky Ck War Memorial is located on your left. Turn to your right (the sign says to Frazer Rd ). Continue along Frazer Rd which after 2 klm becomes Marnane Rd. The retreat is located approx 7 km from the Kennedy Highway at 355 Marnane Rd.

We have a large timber sign at our entry with a street light. You will see a long drive going up the hill and a windmill half way along our drive.

Follow the sign to reception at the top of the drive.

Directions via the Palmerston Highway
Driving time from Innisfail approx 1 hr 45 min to Allawah Retreat
Heading north from Innisfail on Highway 1 take the left turn into Palmerston Highway , follow signs to Millaa Millaa, Atherton Tablelands (Highway 25).

Continue through Millaa Millaa and follow signs to Malanda & Atherton.

Continue through Atherton on the Kennedy Highway and follow signs to Mareeba.

After driving through a small section of rainforest approx 1 km north of Atherton you will approach Tolga. Turn left into Tate Rd just past the 60 km speed sign (the Tablelands Motor Inn is on the right). Continue along Tate Rd (becomes Equestrian Drive ) for approx 4 km.

At the T-intersection turn left into Marnane Rd. There is a sign here pointing you to Allawah Retreat. Continue for approx 3 km. The retreat is located at 355 Marnane Rd.

You will see a long drive going up the hill and a windmill half way

Allawah Retreat

Location: Marnane Road, Tolga

Luxury Hilltops spa lodges for couples located on 130 acres with panoramic views overlooking the Atherton Tablelands and only one hours scenic drive from Cairns.

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10.30

 

Details

The multi award winning retreat overlooks the Atherton Tablelands and offers total privacy and is perfect for the romantic getaway or those seeking peace and tranquillity. Choose from four individual self contained spa lodges for your escape to the Atherton Tablelands. The lodges are built in the style of a pole home construction with elevated live-on decks. Hideaway Spa Lodge is the largest lodge with most upmarket features. A romantic haven hidden amongst the eucalypts and accessed via an elevated boardwalk. Treetops Spa Lodge is a spacious lodge with modern facilities and a private courtyard with garden swing and panoramic views. Moonlight Spa Lodge - a modern Australiana feel permeates this richly decorated lodge overlooking eucalypt woodland. And lastly.......Honeygem Spa Lodge has sweeping views across farmland to coastal mountains which you can enjoy from your very own plunge pool! Hearty breakfast hamper and bread is provided daily. BBQ packs, meals and champagne/wines available at charge. Therapeutic massages can also be arranged.

Awards

Allawah Retreat are proud winners of the following awards- Winner 2004 TTNQ Tourism Awards - Hosted Accommodation Winner 2004 HMAA Qld Awards -Retreat Accommodation Directions Award 2004 Tourism Queensland -Hosted Accommodation Finalist 2004 HMAA Qld Awards- Conservation/Eco Tourism Winner 2003 TTNQ Tourism Award -Hosted Accommodation.

Hideaway Spa Lodge

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Floor area — 94 sq mtrs/1010 sq ft

Hideaway lodge is a romantic haven, hidden away among the eucalypts with panoramic views from every room and accessed via an elevated timber boardwalk. It has a very free flowing modern open plan design and this is emphasised by the high cathedral ceilings. The centrally located granite and timber galley kitchen overlooks the deck and the views beyond. Luxury features including under bench oven, deck BBQ complete with bar fridge and granite bench top, plasma television with DVD surround sound system, and spacious double shower.

The lodge has a huge deck with an exclusive “Hot Springs” heated deck spa as well as a sun deck complete with a double hammock-sunbake in the day and stargaze in the evening.

Plasma (108cm) TV plus additional small CRT TV in bedroom, DVD home theatre surround sound system
Reverse-cycle split system air conditioning plus fans and screens, “Hot Springs” aromatherapy deck spa with recliners, headrests and Moto-Massage jets with LED light and six colour dimmer control, Hearty breakfast provisions daily (please advise us of any special dietary requirements, e.g. vegetarian)
King size bed with comfy pillow top and Private Collection bedlinen (without the ziplink, so no join in the middle of the mattress), Spacious double shower
Cosy wood fire, Mood lighting, Huge live-on decks with outdoor table setting and deck chairs, Sundeck with double hammock, Deck BBQ station with granite bench and bar fridge, BBQ packs available (prior notice required), Limited stocks of wine, champagne and beer available, Comfy lounge, Hand crafted timber furniture, Books, board games, (DVDs/CDs supplied), Binoculars & nature guides, Delicious homemade cookies on arrival, plus port, handmade chocolates, fresh native flowers, Laundry & ironing facilities, Dishwasher, under bench oven, Personal toiletries & hairdryer, Plush robes & booties

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom with lounge
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.
Facilities
Adults Only, Aromatherapy Deck Spa w/full recliners & head rest, Barbeque, BBQ Packs Available at charge with notice, CD Player, Clock Radio, Cooking Facilities - Full, Double Shower, DVDs Available, Fireplace/Wood Heater, Fully Fly-screened, Heated Deck Spa, Homemade cookies, chocs & port on arrival, Iron & Ironing Board, King Size Bed, Laundry Available, Linen Provided, Microwave, Mood Lighting, Nature or Birding Guides, Non Smoking Indoors, Patio, Personal Toiletries - may include hairdryer, Private Collection Bed Linen, Refrigerator, Reverse Cycle Airconditioning, Robes & Slippers or Booties, Saucepans, Stereo, Tea/Coffee, Television, Toaster, Verandah, Wardrobes/Storage, Washing Machine

Hilltop Spa Lodge

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Floor area 83 sq mtrs/895 sq ft

The romantic Spa Lodge has a warm, homely, rich timber feel and overlooks eucalypt woodland from its high ridge vantage point, offering sweeping views across farmland to the coastal mountains. The rich colour of red cedar furniture and trims with timber floors add to the relaxing ambience of the wood fireplace in the lounge room.
The lodges have been designed to offer maximum privacy with every luxury and inside you will find meticulous attention to detail.

Hearty breakfast provisions daily (please advise us of any specific dietary requirements e.g. Vegetarian)
Kingsize red cedar bed with private collection bedlinen
Cosy log fire
Large heated deck spa
Huge live-on decks with BBQ and granite table setting
Reverse cycle split system air-conditioner
BBQ packs available (prior notice required)
Limited stocks of wine, champagne and beer available
Comfy lounge
Mood lighting
DVD player, Stereo, boardgames (DVDs & CDs provided)
LCD TV (66cm)
Delicious homemade cookies on arrival, plus port, handmade chocolates, fresh native flowers
Laundry & ironing facilities
Fully fly screened with fans
Binoculars & nature guides
Personal toiletries & hairdryer
Plush robes & booties
Min 2 night stay-longer stays apply over public holiday periods.

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom, lounge, bathroom, toilet, kitchen
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.
Facilities
Adults Only, Barbeque, BBQ Packs Available at charge with notice, CD Player, Ceiling Fan, Clock Radio, Cooking Facilities Limited, Crockery Cutlery, Doona, DVD, DVDs Available, Fireplace/Wood Heater, Fully Fly-screened, Heated Deck Spa, Homemade cookies, chocs & port on arrival, Iron & Ironing Board, King Size Bed, Laundry Available, Linen Provided, Microwave, Mood Lighting, Nature or Birding Guides, Non Smoking Indoors, Patio, Personal Toiletries - may include hairdryer, Private Collection Bed Linen, Private Plunge Pool, Refrigerator, Reverse Cycle Airconditioning, Robes & Slippers or Booties, Saucepans, Stereo, Tea/Coffee, Television, Toaster, Verandah, Washing Machine

Treetops Spa Lodge

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Floor area — 88 sq mtrs/ 950 sq ft

It has a modern, elegant & very spacious feel and offers panoramic views from every room. The king size bedroom with luxury linen, flows into a huge ensuite with double shower and sliding timber louvre dividing doors to provide for added privacy. Enjoy the panoramic views from the deck or private garden courtyard.

DVD home theatre surround sound system,
Reverse-cycle split system air conditioning plus fans and screens, Large heated aromatherapy deck spa with full recliners and head rests, Hearty breakfast provisions daily (please advise us of any special dietary requirements, e.g. vegetarian), King size bed with Private Collection bedlinen (without the ziplink, so no join in the middle of the mattress) , double shower
Cosy log fire, Mood lighting, Huge live-on decks with BBQ and granite table setting, BBQ packs available (prior notice required) , limited stocks of wine, champagne and beer available, Comfy lounge with chaise, Hand crafted timber & wrought iron furniture
Flat screen TV on rotating turntable, Books, board games, (DVDs/CDs supplied), Binoculars & nature guides, Laundry & ironing facilities, Dishwasher
Personal toiletries & hairdryer, Delicious homemade cookies on arrival, plus port, handmade chocolates, fresh native flowers, Plush robes & booties, Private garden courtyard with garden swing, Car park and courtyard with shade sail.
Min 2 night stay but longer stays apply over public holiday periods.

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom with lounge
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.
Facilities
Alarm Clock, All Linen and Towels Provided, Aromatherapy Deck Spa w/full recliners & head rest, Barbeque, Bathrobes Supplied, BBQ, BBQ Packs Available at charge with notice, Binoculars/Telescope, Blankets, Books and Games, Breakfast Basket , CD Player, Ceiling Fan, Clock Radio, Clothes Airer, Coffee Plunger, Cooking facilities, Cooling/ Heating, Cosy wood fire, Courtyard, Crockery & Cutlery, Deck, Dining table & chairs, Dishwasher, Doona, Double Shower, DVD Player, DVDs Available, Electric Hot Plates, Extra Blankets, Fan, First Aid Kit, Freezer, Fridge, Frying Pan, Full Breakfast Hamper, Full size wardrobe with luggage racks, Gas Log Fire, Hairdryer, Heated Deck Spa, Homemade cookies, chocs & port on arrival, Iron & Ironing Board, Kettle, King Bed, Laundry Facilities, Linen Provided, Microwave, Mood Lighting, Nature or Birding Guides, Non Smoking Indoors, Not Suitable for Children, Outdoor Setting, Private Collection Bed Linen, Private Decking Area, Radio, Rainwater, Reverse Cycle Airconditioning, Saucepans, Self Contained, Separate Toilet, Stereo, Strictly No Pets, Tea/Coffee, Television, Toaster, Vacuum Cleaner, Wardrobes/Storage, washing machine, Wine glasses/ bottle Opener

Facilities

  • Adult Retreat
  • BBQ Packs Available at Charge
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Ensuite
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Private - Spa
  • Self contained
  • Toaster
  • Wine, champagne & beer available at charge (ltd)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bushwalking Trails
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Massuer on request
  • Native Bush
  • Private - Woodfire Heating
  • Tea/Coffee
  • TV Lounge Area
  • Balcony/Patio/Verandah
  • Carpark
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meals Available
  • No Pets
  • Property - Woodfire Heating
  • Television
  • Verandah

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Cancellation Policy

Payment will be refunded (less the cancellation fee) for cancellations up to 21 days prior to the booking date. Christmas & Easter bookings 30 days notice required. Cancellations and transfers less than 21 days (30 days for Christmas & Easter) prior to booking date a 100% cancellation fee applies unless the accommodation is relet. Minimum 4 night stay applies over Christmas & Easter. It is suggested that guests seek travel insurance particularly for longer stays All cancellations are subject to a $30 cancellation fee. Guests are responsible for damage loss or theft from their accommodation. Gift vouchers are non refundable and subject to the cancellation policy. The retreat is not suitable for children. Cleaning policy - guests are asked to leave the lodge in a clean & tidy condition (dishes in dishwasher etc). Guests will be charged for any cleaning required additional to the normal cleaning at $25 per hour. This also applies to linen and robes etc if they are left permanently soiled. Late checkouts - Unless by prior arrangement guests are asked to checkout of the lodge by 1030am.Guests who exceed this time and cause delays to the cleaning of lodges will be charged a late checkout fee at the rate of $25 per hour. Guests are responsible for payment for the full term of nights booked (cancellation of any night stay must be paid for).

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