Mountain Retreats & Resorts

Around Brisbane

Rejuvenate the senses when you make tracks to get away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday. Now is the perfect time of year to take to the hills, exploring the stunning hinterlands and ancient mountains that provide south-east Queensland with a majestic backdrop. 

From luxury wellness health retreats and romantic resorts with day spas & vineyards, to family-friendly mountaintop lodges and getaways for solo eco travellers, here's our pick of where to book into first.

Australia's longest running, award-winning health retreat, set in 400 idyllic acres of lush rainforest in the Currumbin Valley
O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat is the perfect place for the entire family to escape the rat race, experience nature
Clear Mountain Lodge, Spa & Vineyard is the perfect getaway, just 35 mins from Brisbane CBD
A magnificent luxury retreat set on a picturesque 75 acre Wagyu and polo farm in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland
The Polish Place is like a fragment of traditional Polish village that was transplanted onto a ridgetop of Mt Tamborine
Spicers Peak Lodge, a stunning luxury retreat set upon rolling green pastures atop a mountain in the Scenic Rim
Binna Burra Lodge is a slice of paradise nestled within the ancient subtropical rainforests of Lamington National Park
Worldsaway Retreat is a stunning eco friendly Ocean View retreat, just 50 minutes by car from Brisbane, yet literally worlds away
The Stonehouse Retreat is a grand rustic hand-crafted stone lodge perched atop a mountain ridge near Ravensbourne National Park, with jaw-dropping sweeping vistas as far as Brisbane
Mt Cotton Retreat is a beautiful bush retreat found half an hour's drive from Brisbane on the side of Mt Cotton
This stylish bush retreat can be found nestled within a world of adventure and surrounded by natural beauty
Bestbrook Mountain Resort, just off the Cunningham Highway at Maryvale offers guests the opportunity to experience farm life in a unique country setting.

By Danella Perrins

Still looking for more ideas on where to go to get away from it all on the weekend? Check out our Weekends section with everything from day trips from Brisbane, weekends away, Brisbane's best CBD staycation hotels, and more on offer.

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