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THE RETREAT : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME

12 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Retreat features splendour and privacy at your fingertips. Family owned and managed. Featuring 4 Bedrooms among World Heritage listed rainforests and a mountain-top view from a private swimming pool and outdoor spa. The Retreat is a comfortable and secluded getaway, nestled amongst the tall trees of the surrounding World Heritage listed rainforest. It is just a few minutes drive to the main terminal to access The Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and Kuranda Skyrail. The world famous Paronella Park and the Cape Tribulation are also only a few short kilometres away, not to mention all the beautiful islands waiting for visitors. The fully self-contained accommodation at The Retreat features panoramic views of the escarpment and gorgeous visiting Ulysses butterflies. Situate...The Retreat features splendour and privacy at your fingertips. Family owned and managed. Featuring 4 Bedrooms among World Heritage listed rainforests and a mountain-top view from a private swimming pool and outdoor spa. The Retreat is a comfortable and secluded getaway, nestled amongst the tall trees of the surrounding World Heritage listed rainforest. It is just a few minutes drive to the main terminal to access The Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and Kuranda Skyrail. The world famous Paronella Park and the Cape Tribulation are also only a few short kilometres away, not to mention all the beautiful islands waiting for visitors. The fully self-contained accommodation at The Retreat features panoramic views of the escarpment and gorgeous visiting Ulysses butterflies. Situated on a secluded and immersive block with undisturbed and dry heath flora, the peaceful tranquil setting of The Retreat is perfect for a relaxing couple’s hideaway. Alternatively, its spacious open-plan accommodation provides an affordable holiday for groups or families up to 8 people. ACCOMMODATION DETAILS: SLEEPS UP TO 8 GUESTS. Step through the entrance and you are immediately greeted by the spacious open floor plan joining the lounge room, kitchen, dining room and reading room. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances, a large space for dining and a large wrap around lounge area with comfortable seating. The lounge features a TV with Netflix and Spotify. The living space opens out onto a deck featuring panoramic escarpment views from the deck of the swimming pool - add a Martini and relax within the tropics of Far North Queensland. FEATURES: A quiet and convenient rainforest location. 4 Bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Escarpment views. Air-conditioned and shaded by the surrounding trees, with space to sun-bathe and tan in private. Separate living and entertainment area. 1 bath, 2 showers and 2 toilets. Fully equipped kitchen with gas cooktop and oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Barbeque facilities and 2 outdoor settings. Laundry with washing machine and drier. Off-street undercover car parking for 3 cars. Close to city centre. WHAT TO BRING: At The Retreat, all you need to bring is: Your happy friends and family. What you plan to eat and drink- at a cost we can organise this for you. Your personal toiletries. We include all linen and towels in the rental fee and there is a cleaning cost which covers laundering. The home should be left neat and tidy as per when you moved in. Any extra cleaning required to return the home to original condition will be deducted from the bond.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Noisy neighbours caused a lot of grief during our 8 weeks stay. Police were called due to loud music being played. Also neighbours dog howling every day while property owners were not at home. Very stressful environment. Left property early. Even a letter addressed to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
3  Thank Norman O
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We stayed here with three kids in September and would highly recommend it to families. The Kingfisher local shop does some great pizzas for an easy meal on arrival, and there is a Coles shopping centre 5 minutes doesn’t the road. Definitely go and have...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Andrew Z
Jackson M, VR Owner at THE RETREAT : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi guys So glad you had an amazing time. It's a hidden secret with the beauty and surroundings of the area. Hope we get to see you again. Mary and the team.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for the week to escape the rat race of the city and to explore cairns, I wanted the rainforest and ocean reef experience and this is exactly what I got and much more. The home is immaculate the photos...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank ghzdtgv
Jackson M, VR Owner at THE RETREAT : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

So happy you all had an amusing time. You have an awesome family and our doors are always open for your return.

Reviewed 12 July 2016

Lovely spacious modern house on edge of rainforest with swimming pool, barbecue and very well equipped. 20 mins from Cairns CBD and very central to main tourist areas around such as Port Douglas, Kuranda, Scenic Railway, Atherton Tablelands, Yungaburra. Mary a very hands-on host and...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank JudithO211
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Hi Judith so pleased that you found our property a great place to stay and you would 'highly recommend ' xxxxxx thank you and welcome back any day

Reviewed 10 July 2016

I would highly recommend The Rainforest Family Retreat, it has everything you could need! It was very comfortable and Mary totally went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of. It was perfect!

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank smasham1020
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Guys thank you so much for a great review and I am so happy you all had a great time. It was a delight to have everything perfect for you. Mary

About the Owner
Mary/Jackson M
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
We like to adjust ourselves to you and the experience you would like to have. We are would love to meet you at The Retreat, give you the keys, show you the property and make sure your stay is just as you had expected. Otherwise, we are happy to leave the keys for you at the property. We have 20 years of experience living here in Cairns and are more than willing to tell you the best places to have brunch, which trips to the reef are the most fun or other tours you might not know of. While you stay with us in Cairns we want you to feel like a local and experience Cairns in a way that only a few of us truly know how.
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How to get there
The property, while secluded and private, is easily accessible. Just a few minutes drive from the city centre or airport, The Retreat is a private getaway while still having everything at your fingertips. We suggest using a taxi, Uber or hire car to get there with your bags. We are more than happy to help you organise a car hire at the best available prices! Plus, pick up and drop off services are available from The Retreat when you are going to and from the reef or any other trips and excursions. There is even a courtesy bus for those that would like to have dinner and drinks out. Directions to The Retreat will be given to you once a booking has been confirmed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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