Three one-bedroom cottages tucked discretely into this bush paradise offer everything you’d expect from five-star accommodation. Stylishly decorated using a neutral colour palette borrowing from the hinterland surrounds, each has a spacious kitchenette/dining area that in seconds can be transformed into an al fresco deck. There is a chic open-plan bedroom/living area with 50-inch flat-screen TV, and a full-size bathroom with an indulgent rainfall shower and double chromotherapy spa bath. Enjoy the dancing flames of a cozy wood fire in winter and the comfort of efficient air-conditioning in summer.

Combine the indulgences of a boutique hotel with the independence and privacy of self-catering accommodation. Mistere’s three luxury cottages each feature a king bed and sofa bed, fully equipped kitchenette and spa bathroom. Quality appointments throughout offer high-end comfort in the midst of a natural wonderland. A breakfast or barbecue basket of fresh local produce can be ordered in advance.

Fountain View Villa

Mountain View Villa

Mistere Spa and Retreat Urliup, NSW :: A luxury nature spa and retreat in the heart of an ancient Australian rainforest.

Located amid 130 acres of pristine rainforest, Mistere Spa and Retreat offers luxurious living in an idyllic setting surrounded by native Australian flora and fauna.

With stunning views over the rainforest and ocean in the distance, Mistere can be occupied by one couple for the ultimate in privacy or is ideal for groups and families wanting to relax and unwind in comfort. This secluded and private sanctuary lends itself perfectly to signature events such as birthdays, anniversaries, proposals and weddings as well as group retreats for passionate wildlife and landscape artists and photographers.

The Tweed region is one of the most desirable regions to live and vacation in Australia and Mistere Spa and Retreat is a jewel in the crown of this natural paradise. Escape the city rat race and reacquaint yourself with nature, watching the cascading waterfalls from your bedroom, strolling the on-site walking tracks and identifying the abundance of wildlife, plants, trees and other flora.

  • Located amid 130 acres of pristine rainforest, Mistere Spa and Retreat’s idyllic setting has stunning and sought-after views over the forest and ocean
  • Three bedroom main residence in the heart of ancient Australian rainforest includes spacious open plan kitchen and lounge area perfect for entertaining and hosting multiple groups/families
  • Three one bedroom guest cottages are stand-alone from the main home and spaciously spread around the 130 acres for privacy
  • Each self-contained cottage with kitchenette, open-plan bedroom-living-dining, bathroom with shower and double spa bath, wood fire for winter warmth, air conditioning for the hot summers
  • Retreat can be occupied by one couple for the ultimate in privacy or is ideal for groups and families to relax and unwind in comfort
  • Perfect for signature events such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings or group retreats for passionate wildlife and landscape artists and photographers
  • Activities on site and nearby include walking trails through the property, fishing in the lily pond, surfing at nearby Tweed Coast beaches, bird watching
  • Over 2km  of walking trails snake their way through the property with a dam, palm grove and glow worm cave
  • A naturally-formed  lily pond, waterfalls and the native flora attract an abundance of native wildlife ensuring a true wilderness experience in the utmost luxury
  • Sanctuaries of this nature are a rare find and Mistere Spa and Retreat combines pristine Australian nature and pure wilderness with all the luxury and comforts of an inner city residence
  • Conveniently located just 8km from the centre of Murwillumbah in the Tweed Valley on the Far North Coast of NSW, Australia and just 20 minutes from Coolangatta International Airport on the Gold Coast

Main home

The 220sq metre main residence is perfectly nestled in the heart of the Australian rainforest blending in with the ancient trees with ease. The spacious open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area is perfect for entertaining accommodating multiple groups or families with plentiful relaxation and reading nooks throughout. The three spacious bedrooms all have en-suite with double spa bath to continue the relaxed ambiance of the property. The home is spacious and bright with cathedral ceilings, natural timber poles Canadian Oregan beams, Baltic pine lining, glass atriums and decks overlooking the forest and the towering native trees.


Sumptuous, sophisticated interiors using natural palates and fabrics have been introduced by renowned interior designer, Virginia Oxenford. The new cottage interiors establish Mistere as a luxurious vacation home with all the quality fixtures and fittings you’d expect, perfectly married with the natural surrounds.

The three one bedroom guest cottages are stand-alone from the main home and spaciously spread around the 130 acres for individual privacy, each with own deck and outdoor area. Each self-contained cottage comes complete with King Size Bed, sofa bed and open bathroom with free standing, two person spa bath overlooking the rainforest and lagoon. A sliding wall and duette blinds to close for privacy. Large windows maximise the views from the open plan bedroom and living area with timber-look tiles, contemporary wood fire for winter warmth and air conditioning for the hot summers.

Each cottage has patio doors that open on to the balcony which hovers over the rainforest beneath. With Luxaflex Evo Channeled awnings –which can be open or closed to suit – the balcony houses the al fresco kitchen and dining facilities, featuring state-of-the-art induction cooktop, convection microwave and dishwasher. Be at one with nature as you cook and dine in the rainforest spotting the local wildlife and surrounded by clear skies at night-ideal for star gazing.

For those that need to stay in touch with the ‘real world’, cottages are equipped with SMART TV, Blue Ray Player and Soundbar, plus a selection of entertainment discs. Complementing the natural surrounds, the cottage décor is neutral with subtle flashes of woodland and fern green. Feature pieces include natural linen finish floor-to-ceiling drapes, upholstered bedhead in soft green, 100% wool floor rug and a splash of colour in the bed throw.

To maintain privacy and the romantic aura of Mistere, a gourmet breakfast hamper can be delivered to your cottage from outside the cabin, with access to the delivery hatch through the wardrobe inside.