The Escarpment Retreat

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Location The Escarpment Retreat 123 Alpine Terrace Tamborine Mountain Qld 4272 Australia Phone: +61 7 5545 3300 Read More: The Escarpment Retreat details… Website: Book Now / Check Availability Website: The Escarpment Retreat


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Tamborine Mountain Accommodation for Couples and Families.

Your Tamborine Mountain accommodation is set on four acres of botanical gardens complete with flowing stream, a small waterfall and cliff views as far as the coast from the back of our property. Featuring couples only chalet stye Villas (bed and breakfast service), the Edge House family accommodation (self-catering), an award-winning Day Spa, private Gold Class Cinema and a spectacular tree house common room in the rainforest.

The Escarpment Retreat is located at the southern end of the renowned Mount Tamborine area on a pristine, tranquil, heritage mountain property just 30 minutes from Surfers Paradise and 60 minutes from the Queensland capital city of Brisbane.


We all need to escape and our beautiful Mount Tamborine accommodation for couples with soaring vaulted timber lined ceilings provide the perfect place to recharge and unwind. Relax in the pristine mountain environment 500 meters above sea level with cooler temperatures of up to 5 degrees.

Our couples only Villas are perfect for those looking for their next romantic Tamborine Mountain accommodation. Each Villa features 5 metre high ceilings, sandstone walls, balcony, sunken lounge room with wood fireplace, granite kitchenette, and a generous bathroom, with large separate shower box plus decadent double spa bath.

For those romantic nights in, the separate lounge area has a flat screen TV and DVD player so you can relax with a glass of wine and just reconnect.

Located in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland, Mt Tamborine is popular with couples who want to reconnect or get married amidst the beautiful scenery. The Escarpment Retreat is perfect for newly weds looking for romantic accommodation for their honeymoon.

The on-site award-winning rainforest Day Spa, manicured gardens, serene surroundings and breathtaking valley views at the back of our property makes the Escarpment Retreat an ideal place to get away from the stress of city life. Located just an hour from Brisbane, yet it feels a whole world away.

To fully enjoy your romantic getaway in our bed and breakfast, each Villa has a terrace with an outdoor seating area taking full advantage of the fresh pristine mountain air and environment in a beautiful garden and rainforest setting.

The generous but intimate Villas are designed to provide space and comfort with air conditioning, ironing facilities, robes and more.


After a wonderful sleep in your four poster bed, enjoy a complimentary delicious home-made fully cooked breakfast in our dining room overlooking the rainforest where you will hear the gentle sounds of the waterfall below.

Indulge in the range of juices, cereals, breads/toast, condiments, fruit and yogurt. We also offer smooth 100% Arabica coffee freshly brewed and a selection of fine teas to complete your Mt Tamborine morning breakfast fare.

A Villa sound good? Come on up and visit and try one!

The Edge House – Tamborine Mountain Accommodation for Families

Perched on a sheer cliff face is this Tamborine Mountain accommodation with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and the most amazing views 80 km through the rainforests below and the valleys beyond as far as the Gold Coast.

Bedrooms: 3, Bathrooms: 2, Max Occupancy: 6, Self – Catering

Your beautiful open plan home has been designed to capture the spectacular views across the local rainforest valleys and features an:

  • outside covered deck with a log fireplace plus another deck with recliners to soak up the sun
  • large main bedroom with polished boards, log fire place, 40” plasma tv and dvd player, bathroom with a Large Jacuzzi, shower, separate toilet and walk in wardrobe
  • large open plan lounge and dining room with a full length glass wall to take in the views, 42” Sony flat screen tv, iphone 8 speaker hi-fi system
  • fully equipped open plan kitchen, double door fridge, 6 burner stainless steel cooker and oven, plus a unique wood fired stove, dishwasher, microwave, all the essential appliances to enjoy self-catering
  • separate 2nd bedroom with a double bed, bed coverings and co-ordinates, television, dvd player, large full width mirrored wardrobe
  • separate 3rd bedroom with 2 x single beds, bed coverings, wardrobe and lovely views
  • bathroom with shower and separate toilet
  • parking for 2 vehicles

This impressive self catering house with a fully equipped kitchen features an open plan living and dining area, two viewing decks including one with a fireplace that you can sit around at night, surrounded by nature, on top of the world and enjoy this unique experience.

Below the cliff are natural rainforests. On the east is a grassed area and gazebo and on the west is a rainforest and waterfall. Because of its stunning location, we decided to call it the “Edge House”.

Arrive at leisure in the afternoon, where you will be greeted at our reception and receive a full briefing on the mountain and the many activities available including rainforest walks, wineries, tourist precincts, restaurants, etc. There is a small grocery store located just 2 doors away (approximately 300 metres) plus a local Supa IGA that is a 5 minute drive.

Edge House sound good? Come on up and visit and try it!

Day Spa

We use organic products voted the best in the world. Our massage is a skillful combination of relaxation, remedial and deep tissue techniques which we will tailor just for you. If you would like us to spend more time on a particular area, just speak to your friendly therapist before you start.

Choose one of our many treatments and enjoy a rejuvenating experience at our Day Spa on Mount Tamborine.

***We are open Mondays to Saturdays. Please book well in advance.

Private Cinema

Sit back, relax, put your feet up and enjoy your own private screening in our exclusive cinema. Choose from the classics, romance, comedy, action adventure or science fiction. How about a Date Night all your own?

Silver Package $20 per person includes entry to the cinema.

Gold Package $30 per person includes entry to the cinema, chocolates and a bottle of chilled champagne.

Please note that prime evening viewing is subject to availability.

Gift Vouchers

No matter what the occasion, an Escarpment Retreat gift voucher really is the perfect present. Your gift voucher can go towards a stay in one of our romantic villas or our 3 bedroom Edge House. Or why not give a gift of relaxation, a treatment at our day spa starts at $95.


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