Koonyum Range Retreat, Byron Bay Hinterland
Koonyum boasts one of the most spectacular mountain range and ocean views to be seen anywhere. For a romantic, rejuvenating restful getaway, a honeymoon or just a fun adventure, come to Koonyum Range Retreat - this beautiful bed and breakfast style rural retreat, perched on the cliff's of the Hinterlands of Byron Bay, just 25 minutes from the township. Koonyum is not suitable for children under 10 years and pets are not catered for.
Accommodation at Koonyum Range Retreat
Koonyum Range Retreat's two chalets (The Edge Chalet and Lotus Chalet) have aromatic Japanese inspired red cedar interiors providing a luxury and comfortable haven within cool Mediterranean-style rendered walls, luxurious bedrooms and spectacular views toward Byron Bay and the surrounding areas. Italian-tiled floor and walls, seamless glass shower and smooth river-stones surround a full-length vanity mirror. Pristine water gushes over you as you wash away the stress and return to your equanimity.
At Koonyum Range Retreat sit back, relax and enjoy the views from your own private jacuzzi spa, set neatly into the deck of Lotus Chalet or enjoy the landscaped surrounds from your mosaic tiled in-ground nature spa at The Edge. Generous wrap-around shaded verandahs supported by massive Ironbark poles affords a perfect area for resting, sunning and relaxed outdoor dining with a gourmet-style barbeque and seating up to six set against a stunning vista.
From your bedroom enjoy spectacular views toward Byron Bay and surrounding areas. Sumptuous natural fibre bedding will ensure a good nights sleep, while the remote controlled air-conditioning and heater will provide the temperature and ambience you desire for complete comfort. The lounge area is compact, yet comfortable and houses the sofa-bed for extra guests. The kitchen is well stocked for easy self catering.
Greet the day with an elegant Continental breakfast or brunch in the privacy of your chalet. A wide range of sumptuous gourmet dinners can be provided (additional cost) such as fresh seafood, free-range poultry and vegetarian delights. Your hosts can also advise activities, attractions, good Byron Bay restaurants and much more.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms at Koonyum Chalets
“The Lotus Chalet" - One Storey with 1 x King size bed with Queen sofa bed in lounge. Enjoy the quaint and simple homliness while soaking in the breathtaking views, especially from the jacuzzi spa on the balcony and at Sundown from the comfort of your bedroom. Your ensuite bathroom has a shower.
The Koonyum Villa
This fully self-contained villa is ideal for both couples and families, equipped with two bedrooms, two ensuite bathrooms with a private carport and driveway away from the main house and other villas. The Koonyum villa is private and secluded.
The private deck, complete with sunken spa, allows you to soak up a vast ocean vista through beautiful eucalyptus trees. In winter you can relax by the lovely, cosy fireplace. The full kitchen offers quality amenities such as a dishwasher, espresso machine, gas oven and stove. The family-sized fridge contains a welcoming hamper, stocked with organic quality breakfast food, which can be replenished on request. We also welcome you with 2 piccolo bottles of sparkling wine to enjoy.
The Koonyum Villa is further equipped with:
• Includes a full gourmet breakfast hamper - refilled on request
• Rates are for two people incl. GST
• Extra person charge is $50 per night (maximum of 2)
• Full kitchen with basic cooking ingredients
• Outdoor BBQ gas cooking
• Quality linen, towels and bedding
• For your comfort all year round reverse cycle air conditioning in one bedroom
• Wood fireplace stocked with wood
• Austar and free-to-air
• Flat-screen television
• DVD player and DVD library
• Comfortable lounges
• iPod docking station
• Check-in time strictly 2pm or later
• Check-out time strictly 11am
|Weddings and Special Events at Koonyum Retreat
Koonyum Range Retreat must be booked as ‘whole property’ with a 2 night minimum for weddings and special occasions when using the function centre. Succumb to the vast expanse of breathtaking views as you savour the unique style designed exclusively for your special occasion. We cater to making your day the best. We can recommend the finest caterers, wedding planners, and hire companies to make sure your special occasion is tailored to perfection.
• Sit down formal style for 120 persons
Koonyum’s function venue is a three level complex with the on site managers residence on the top floor. The second level houses a magnificent kitchen for gourmet catering and spacious preparation and living area while the lower level flows out to the infinity edge swimming pool and is the spacious open plan reception, conference or events stage. This modern, first class designer centre will be the perfect backdrop to your special wedding day, product launch or corporate event.
Relaxation and Beauty Therapies at Koonyum Range Retreat
Surrender to the soothing touch of our skilled healing and beauty therapists during the day or evening in the privacy of your chalet:
• Shiatsu and deep tissue massage to help relieve chronic pain and muscular tension particularly in head, neck, back and hips
• Reflexology for feet and hands (great to reduce pain caused by RSI)
• Swedish for a soothing, calm massage to improve circulation and gently invigorate the nervous system
• Aromatherapy massage combining fragrant essential oils to relax and revitalise body, mind and soul
• Personalised Yoga instruction or Thai massage combining elements of yoga-stretch, chiropractic and gentle manipulation
• Full body mineral-salt scrub, facials, eyelash and brow shape and tint, manicure, pedicure and other natural beauty services
Activities nearby to Koonyum Range Retreat
For the more adventurous traveller Koonyum offer plenty of activities including tandem hang gliding from surrounding ranges, horse riding along the ridge, mountain biking on twisting trails or energetic bush walks to the waterfall and secret lake. Golf lovers are only 10 minutes away from the Mullumbimby Golf Course, or you may hire a court at the local Tennis Club.
Both adults and kids will enjoy Mullumbimby's Olympic-size swimming pool where parents can be confident of their child's safety with watchful lifeguards patrolling at all times.
Bustling Byron Bay is only 25 minutes from the Retreat, where you can shop till you drop, indulge at renowned restaurants, dance the late-night club scene, wander through weekend markets and experience endless exciting water sports such as sailing, surfing, swimming, snorkelling, diving, whale watching and much much more!
Koonyum Range Retreat Location
Koonyum Range Road, Mullumbimby, New South Wales
Getting to Koonyum Range Retreat - Byron Bay Hinterland
From Byron Bay: Drive toward the highway and over the bridge as if going NORTH toward Tweed Heads but do not enter the highway. Instead, just over the bridge turn RIGHT on Myocum Rd. Follow for approx. 11.6km through rolling farmlands, until you come to a stop sign at the T-Intersection. Turn RIGHT towards Mullumbimby then an immediate LEFT on Wilson’s Creek Rd. Drive 5.6km up a winding hill until you reach "Koonyum Range Rd." Turn RIGHT on the dirt road and proceed slowly. Drive exactly 1.8km; look for a sign opposite our driveway that reads Koonyum Range Retreat. Turn right into the driveway.
From the Highway: Take the Mullumbimby Exit and proceed to Mullumbimby. Drive to the end of the main street until you come to the last intersection where the POST OFFICE is on the left corner and the POLICE are on the right corner. Turn LEFT at this intersection; proceed past the swimming pool, bowling club and high school, then out of town past the Mullumbimby Golf Course. At the end of the driving range on your RIGHT you will see Wanganui Rd (to Wilson's Creek). Drive 5.6km up a winding hill until you reach "Koonyum Range Rd." Turn RIGHT on the dirt road and proceed slowly. Drive exactly 1.8km; look for a sign opposite our driveway that reads Koonyum Range Retreat. Turn right into the driveway.