Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat

Kuranda, Mareeba Area

Indicative Rate * AU$309 to AU$349

Tranquillity and Peace will surround you the moment you step into Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat in Kuranda, Queensland, Australia.

The Retreat is exclusively for one couple only - no more than two per stay.

The Retreat offers total privacy and absolute seclusion and is the only Retreat on an amazing 100 acre tropical rainforest property.

This one bedroom house/retreat, is fully self-contained with all the luxuries and necessities you will need to stay with us for a weekend, a week, a month or more.

Enjoy the King bed, ice machine, twin rain showers, large outdoor spa bath, heated plunge pool with waterfall, outdoor barbecue and so much more - all for just one couple to enjoy at their own leisure and pleasure.

Whilst relaxing you will enjoy magnificent mountain and rainforest valley views with swaying palms, native tropical plants, colourful birds, native wildlife and beautiful butterflies including the majestic Ulysses Butterfly.

Platypus Springs is the perfect accommodation choice for any couple looking for a very private and peaceful holiday break. The Perfect Secluded Getaway - Just for two.

Only a 40 minute drive from Cairns International Airport.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Day Spa
  • Gas
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pay/Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Our Rooms

Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat is a one bedroom fully self contained brick house situated exclusively on 100 acre rainforest property in Kuranda.

Inside the retreat is a king size latex bed and ensuite with double showers. There is a dining/lounge area with three seat lounge and four seat dining table. Television, CD, iPod, DVD, and Austar facilities are all provided. There is a separate kitchen area with a full size refrigerator/freezer, ice machine, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, and microwave, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. There is a toaster, sandwich press, blender and rice cooker as well.

There is a heated plunge pool and waterfall along with manicured lawn area, which provide all the comforts of home and more.

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