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Eco-Sanctuary Nestled in the Forest

Bedrooms 1
Space 54 m²
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Brand new listing!

Olinda Woods Wellness Retreat is a self-contained cottage with extensive views of a private 3 acre forest. Designed by health & wellness professionals with decades of experience; hosts John, Sue and Autumn oversee this newly renovated hideaway amongst the magnificent Mountain Ash forest.

The focus of this space is on offering you a luxurious resting place, complete with organic towels and linens, a double spa and complimentary chocolates from local organic chocolatiers Hunted & Gathered. Best suited to 2 guests, we can accomodate up to 4 with the provision of a fold out bed - also with organic linens and biodynamic woollen doona.

You will share your stay with native kookaburras, the resident wombat and exquisite indigenous flora and exoctic plants.

It’s a 3 minute walk to the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens (formerly the National Rhododendron Gardens), a 10 minute walk to the Olinda township and a 20 minute drive to the stunning Yarra Valley. With soft organic cotton gowns and polished floorboards underfoot, bird song in the morning calling from the tree-top views, and organic goodies in the pantry, a retreat at Olinda Woods will leave you feeling rejuvenated and deeply nourished - on every level.

The space

Upon arrival you will find a delicious organic breakfast box to tantalise and nourish. We have created two different boxes to choose between, and will organise your dietary preferences after booking.

The living room has been renovated to highlight the panoramic views of the forest, a tranquille moving art installation. In the corner of the living room is a cosy wood burning stove and pre-cut firewood for you to use. In the summer months the cottage is fully air conditioned for your comfort.

The hand carved deck (by owner and carpenter John Tansey) hosts a BBQ that you are welcome to use. The cottage utilises non-toxic cleaning methods, with sustainable features including double glazed windows, earth-insulation, septic system, LED lighting, and UV filtered rainwater. Organic amenities are also offered for your use, along with a cold-press juicer, blender, yoga mats and meditation stool.

This truly wonderful space is a haven from the busy city life… we can guarantee you will want to extend your stay!

Interaction with guests

You will have complete privacy during your stay. Hosts John and Sue have a residence on the acreage, so you may see them busy away in the garden from time to time.

Other things to note

We offer additional quality wellness services ON-SITE including yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic massage, tai chi, and qi gong. Ask us about adding these services to your booking.

Minimum stay is two nights.

Guest access

Accessed by a private car park and entrance, the self-contained accommodation includes a king sized bedroom, bathroom, lounge and spa room.

More Details

Member since: 2018
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
July 5, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bed and breakfast rental in Olinda, Australia

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 54 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please wash, dry, and put away any used dishes.
  • The property runs with a septic system, please do not use any hair dyes during your stay.
  • You must park any cars within the gates of the property or risk a fine from the local council.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King Bed in mezzanine bedroom and double ottoman fold out bed available upon request.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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Eco-Sanctuary Nestled in the Forest
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Absolute relaxation. Such and amazing little cottage in the middle of a forest.

  • 5 of 5

What a way to spend our time away. Autumn, Jon and Sue are such helpful and caring owners. They have really made this place a special getaway. Will return time and time again.

  • Submitted: 2-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Tullamarine Airport
Nearest Train
9.5 Kilometres
Belgrave Station
Car: recommended

We offer additional quality wellness services ON-SITE including yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic massage, tai chi, and qi gong. Ask us about adding these services to your booking.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bed and breakfast rental in Olinda, Australia

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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