11 of the best boutique hotels on the Sunshine Coast

02 Oct 2020

They've got all the little luxuries you'd expect from any good hotel, a bucket load of charm and most of them are in the most picturesque locations – so why wouldn’t you want to experience a boutique Sunshine Coast stay? 

Like beautiful beaches, stunning nature and award-winning restaurants, the Sunshine Coast has no shortage of beautiful places to stay. 

Enjoy these unique stays with personal touches that will make your Sunshine Coast holiday even more memorable. 

1. Spicers Clovelly Estate 

This 5-star luxury property is tucked away in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, just 5 minutes from Montville Village. 

Grand figs, shaded jacarandas and groves of magnolias and gardenias frame the stunning French-provincial architecture of the main guest house, which offers a variety of suites that are luxuriously furnished. 

Spicers Clovelly Estate is home to The Long Apron restaurant, which delivers European-inspired menus. 

Guests can explore the creative hub of Montville village with a variety of art galleries, craft shops, boutique stores and restaurants. There are also many fabulous waterfall walks and the local wineries to enjoy. 

2. Kenilworth Boutique Accommodation 

Enjoy a stay in historic Kenilworth with all the mod cons. 

The self-contained apartments at Kenilworth Boutique Accommodation offer garden or mountain views and is the perfect base from which to explore not only the town, but the world class beauty and natural wildlife of the Mary Valley. 

3. Loea Boutique Hotel 

Not only is Loea an Instagrammer’s dream, it is a pretty comfy place to stay - think a soft white colour palette, locally sourced rattan furniture, brass fixtures and luxury bed linen. 

With just 10 beautifully-decorated rooms, a magnesium pool and a tranquil garden decked out with festoon lights, plenty of lounging furniture to relax on and a retro-looking, citron-style truck that pumps out fresh coffee for guests, this is the perfect place for a little R&R. 

4. The Country House at Hunchy 

Imagine for a moment, crisp unpolluted mountain air, friendly faces, stunning rainforest landscapes and a truly luxurious sanctuary with home cooking at its best. This is what awaits at The Country House at Hunchy! 

Relax and let the world go by in your luxurious King Spa Suite, on your private verandas or around the sparkling pool. 

5. First Light Mooloolaba 

Boutique, coastal living at its best can be found at First Light Mooloolaba. 

Modern and spacious, adorned in white and sparkling blues reflecting the pristine shores, First Light Mooloolaba is equipped with a beautiful heated resort lap pool – all a stone’s throw from the hustle of Mooloolaba. 

6. Bli Bli House 

Recently voted the best ‘Hotel for Romance’ in Australia in the Tripadvisor 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards, Bli Bli House is a decadent Bed & Breakfast experience for true romantics. 

Rooms boast an old English charm with a Victorian fireplace and four-poster beds. Each has a private patio with views of the garden. 

7. Eumarella Shores Noosa Lake Retreat 

Discover an absolute lakefront retreat nestled on the banks of pristine Lake Weyba. 

Explore the natural beauty of Lake Weyba and it's everglade creeks in your complimentary canoe. Enjoy fishing, bike-riding and bushwalking in the 50 acres of nature refuge. Pamper yourself with an in house massage. Snuggle up in front of a log fire. Simply soak up some sun on your private lakeside timber deck or terrace. 

There are lake views from every cottage. 

8. Secrets on the Lake 

Stay in a treehouse – for real! 

At Secrets on the Lake you will find 10 unique hand carved treehouses nestle high in the rainforest canopy on the shores of Lake Baroon, each with stunning lake views, magical elevated walkways, and exquisite artistic details.  

In addition to the beautiful treehouse cabins, there is also  beautiful sprawling lawns, secret gardens, an art gallery, café and much more. 

9. The Eumundi Dairy 

The Eumundi Dairy offers two luxury holiday houses set in a rural haven of manicured gardens and rolling cattle fields. 

Perfect for group holidays and family getaways, both houses can be rented individually or together and with six acres of gardens – the serenity here is incredible. 

While you may feel like you have stepped back in time, there is a fully equipped country kitchen with Nespresso coffee machine, gas cooktop, electric oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. 

10. Narrows Escape 

Discover tranquillity and take the romance up a notch with an adults-only break at Narrows Escape Luxury Rainforest Retreat in the lush Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Unwind in a luxurious self-contained villa hidden in two hectares of sub-tropical rainforest.  

Enjoy a gourmet breakfast hamper, a three-course BBQ dinner hamper, freshly baked croissants delivered daily and luxury organic Mukti & Essenza amenities, plus cheese, sparkling wine, port, chocolates and fresh roses on arrival. 

11. Glass on Glasshouse 

Here you'll find three architect-designed cottages featuring two walls of floor-to-ceiling glass with spectacular mountain views. These stylish cottages provide the contemporary look of an apartment whilst having the comfort and soul of a cottage. 

Marvel at the myriad wildlife sounds at night, count the millions of stars, take an indulgent spa in the dramatic freestanding double spa, listen to the rustling of the leaves in the trees and become closer to nature.  

Find more great Sunshine Coast accommodation here.


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