Spicers Tamarind Retreat

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    • 14 luxurious villas nestled in the Sunshine Coast hinterland
    • Private & intimate location in 18 acres of tropical gardens
    • Asian-inspired villas with private outdoor verandahs
    • Indulgent massage & spa treatments at Spa Anise 
    • Sparkling swimming pool & hot spa bath
    • World-class Tamarind Cooking School onsite


Nestled amongst eighteen acres of lush tropical gardens, Spicers Tamarind Retreat is a boutique luxury property that provides exclusive accommodation in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Boasting award winning cuisine experiences and 14 intimate Asian influenced villas, this secluded escape is perfect for romantic weekend getaways and for those who wish to explore the splendid delights of this beautiful area of Queensland. Tamarind’s ideal setting is perfect for exploring the rainforest outside your door, either by foot or by mountain bike, or the nearby quaint villages of Maleny and Montville that are known for their art galleries. 

Alternatively you may wish to relax by the swimming pool or indulge in one of the luxurious treatments at the rejuvenating Spa Anise, set like a jewel in the natural surroundings of an ancient rainforest.

For those who enjoy food, you can expect fine dining at The Tamarind restaurant which specialises in modern Asian cuisine as well as first hand cooking experiences at the retreats very own Cooking School. Guests can learn the intricacies of Thai, French and Italian cuisine in state of the art facilities under the expert guidance of Tamarind’s Top Chefs.
Set in a stunning tropical surrounding, most of the villas are secluded, intimate and private, making them perfect for couples seeking time together. There are also villas that are more suited to families and groups.

Spa Studio

Adjoining the conference room & cooking school, the Spa Studio boasts an open plan king size bedroom with stunning rainforest views. The studio has a bathroom with shower and a private deck with a private cedar hot tub. Rates include breakfast daily.

Luxury Falls Villas

The one bedroom Luxury Falls Villas boast a large king size bed, a separate living area with wood-burning fireplace, a kitchenette, and a well-appointed ensuite bathroom with dual showers. Each villa also has a private balcony with a romantic cedar hot tub where you can relax and listen to the sounds of Gardners Falls. Rates include breakfast daily.

Luxury Forest Villas

These two bedroom stand-alone villas feature a spacious living area and can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. There is a private balcony with a comfortable day bed as well as a separate lounge area complete with a wood burning fireplace & kitchenette. Each bedroom boasts a king size bed and private ensuite bathroom - one with a shower and one with a large bath tub and shower. Rates include breakfast daily.

Orchard Villa

This fully self-contained villa is perfect for a family or group. One of a kind, the stand-alone Orchard Villa features two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, an open fireplace and a verandah with a comfortable outdoor setting. Rates include breakfast daily.

Guests staying in the Orchard Villa can also choose to bring their furry friend along. For an additional $100 fee, your pooch will receive a plush dog bed with mattress, a dog lead with doggie bags attached, a water and food bowl, a blanket and a long lasting bone. Additional terms and conditions apply. Please contact a Getaway Specialist for more details.

24 Hour Booking Confirmation

Upon confirmation of rates & availability, you will pay the operator directly according to their own terms & conditions.

Spicers Tamarind Retreat may charge additional fees not shown above. Please see the information below for further details.

Accommodation Information

Type: Lodges & Hotels
Confirmation: On Request
Check In: 14:00
Check Out: 11:00
Min. Nights: 1-2
Max. Guests: 44
Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: No
Events: Maximum 120 guests - Conditions apply
Beds: All Villas: 1 or 2 King


Payment: Direct to operator
Currency: AUD
Fees: No additional payment fees
Deposit Amount: Full payment due at time of booking
Payment Methods: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Diners
Balance Due: At time of booking
Terms & Conditions: Your booking will be made directly with the operator according to their regular terms & conditions.


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Air Conditioning Kitchen Coffee Machine
Pay TV Television Restaurant
Bar/Lounge Swimming Pool Parking


Breakfast Concierge Service Complimentary WiFi

Optional Extras

Spa Treatments Local Tours Dinner
Cooking Class

Note: Accommodation facilities, inclusions, fees & payment information is subject to change without notice. If you find any incorrect information, please let us know.

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