Escarpment Retreat & Day Spa

The Escarpment Retreat and Day Spa is an international award winning mountain rainforest sanctuary perched on top of Mt Tamborine. Set on four acres of botanical gardens and lush rainforest, complete with flowing stream, small waterfall and cliff views at the rear of the property through the surrounding valleys as far as the Gold Coast and beyond.

Featuring romantic chalet style villas in a garden setting with a Balinese flavour, plus the "Edge House" family accommodation, an award-winning Day Spa, private Gold Class Cinema and a spectacular tree house common room in the rainforest.


Upon arrival (if during office hours), we provide welcoming glasses of complimentary champagne and chocolates. Your villa features 5 metre high ceilings, sandstone walls, cedar floors, a sunken lounge room with a wood fireplace, private balcony, king size four poster canopy bed, granite kitchenette, and a generous bathroom, complete with a large separate shower box plus a decadent double spa bath ideal for that reviving romantic bubble bath.

After a divine sleep, awake refreshed and enjoy a sumptuous complimentary gourmet homemade cooked breakfast in our dining room. Indulge in the complimentary cuisine including a range of juices, cereals, breads/toasts, condiments, fruit, yoghurt and a choice of four mains. Lastly, we offer smooth Arabica locally grown organic coffee freshly brewed and a selection of fine teas to complete your morning breakfast fare.

Free wi-fi is provided throughout all of the villas


In addition to our villas, we have a newly renovated Edge House perched on a cliff with views as far as the coast and provide accommodation for up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms. It is designed for self catering, featuring two viewing platforms, fully equipped kitchen, log fireplaces, spa bath, 2 bathrooms, open plan dining and living rooms, and luxury appointments.


Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous nearby restaurants. If you would prefer, we also offer a delicious 2 course dinner for two delivered direct to your front door in clay tagines, available daily. Bookings in advance are essential.


Our award winning Day Spa offers a range of rejuvenating options including aromatherapy, hot stone, salt glow, deep tissue massage , indulgent and relaxing facial, massage package and couples massages. As our therapists are very busy, bookings in advance are essential.


Put your feet up in our Gold Class Cinema enjoying champagne and chocolates whilst watching a classic movie.


As you can see, one night is certainly not enough! We recommend a minimum of two to three nights to allow time to explore the local nearby mountain attractions including many truly captivating rainforest walks, 6 wineries, art galleries, antique & bric-a-brac shops, cafes & restaurants, two breweries, organic coffee plantation, rainforest canopy walk and a cheese factory.


International awards include Tripadvisor Top 10 Retreats in the South Pacific, awarded Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor from 2011 to 2014. Recognised by Tripadvisor as the best in Queensland and voted top 10% of hotels in the world for 2013. Awarded Scenic Rim Business Person of the Year.

At the Escarpment Retreat and Day Spa you will be treated to a truly memorable experience.

Prices from 315.00


  • Banqueting service: No
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00am
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes
  • Limited Reception Hours: Yes
  • Private Spa: Yes
  • This property is not suitable for children: No
  • Beauty therapy: No
  • Children using existing room beeding stay Free: Yes
  • DVD Player Available: Yes
  • Lounge Bar: No
  • Property is WIFI: Yes
  • Tourdesk: Yes
  • Business Facilities: Yes
  • City/town maps available: Yes
  • Entire property air-conditioned: Yes
  • Massage Facilities: Yes
  • Secure On Site Parking: Yes
  • Wedding Venue: No
  • Check-In Time: 2:00pm
  • Concierge: Yes
  • Housekeeping Service: Yes
  • Meeting Rooms Available: Yes
  • Spa: Yes

Rooms & Rates

Check in: 14 Nov-2018 Check out: 15 Nov-2018 [Change Dates]

Villa 1 Night

  • Double: Adults: 2 Children: 0 Price: 315.00
  • Twin: Adults: 2 Children: 0 Price: 315.00

Tripadvisor multi-year international awards incl top 10% of hotels in the world. Day spa, cinema, rear cliff view. Romantic villa, double spa bath, king size 4 post bed, log fire, garden setting. Includes home made b/fast, welcome bubbly glasses & chocs