Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat
An absolutely stunning place of serenity, privacy, beauty and relaxation.
Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is a couples only retreat on the far north coast of NSW. Located in the Tweed Valley, between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast Hinterland, the former banana plantation turned romantic retreat provides guests with the perfect combination of privacy, comfort and luxury. Set on 100 hectares and bordered on three sides by World Heritage National Park, the stunning natural location makes for a truely unforgettable experience. Be enthralled by the 400-year-old rainforest on one of the four walks offered, discover glow worms after nightfall, rejuvenate with a couples massage, have some fun at the guest games room or simply relax in a hammock with a good book as you take in your surroundings. Whether it’s for a honeymoon, birthday, anniversary, or simply an escape from every-day life, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is the perfect romantic getaway.
Whether you prefer to cook your own meals in the fully-equipped kitchens, or wish to dine in the privacy of your bungalow with their meal delivery options, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat ensures to cater for every taste. With a full gourmet menu on offer, from Delicious Dinners, to Breakfast Baskets and Gourmet Hampers which can all be enjoyed at your own leisure. The Picnic Packs also give you the option to take your meal on a romantic rainforest walk. Special dietary requirements or allergies can be catered for, with vegetarian and gluten free options available.
De-stress, indulge and relax with an hour-long massage each, with both couples and consecutive massages on offer. One of the qualified and very experienced masseuses will come to your bungalow and massage you in privacy and comfort. You will find them personable and passionate about their bodywork and extremely thorough. Depending on their areas of expertise, they may incorporate Swedish, Thai, Balinese or Chinese massage, aromatherapy, essential oils, deep-tissue massage and reflexology into their sessions. Acupuncture is also available on request.
Located in the Tweed Valley, just south of the NSW and QLD border, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is just a 50 minute drive from Gold Coast Airport in Coolangatta, 70 minutes from Byron Bay, or 110 minutes from Ballina Airport. Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is best accessed by car, however there are some transfers available. It's ideal location means guests are perfectly positioned to explore the all that the region has to offer, from it's beaches, lush countryside, quaint towns and mystical rainforests and waterfalls, to local markets and galleries, horse riding in the Numinbah Valley, and the thrills of the Gold Coast.
Creekside Spa Cabins
The Creekside Spa Cabins are set amongst the trees, close to the creek. These highly sought-after, traditional cottage-style cabins have a exposed ceiling beams of polished wood, giving a cosy, romantic feel. Expansive glass in all areas brings the tranquillity of the rainforest inside whilst preserving the feeling of comfort and intimacy.
Rainforest Canopy Bungalows
Enter these bungalows through the spacious kitchen. Wander through to the living/dining room with its cosy fireplace and marvel at the high oak-line. A large covered deck is equipped with barbecue, table setting and lounge chairs where you can enjoy a book or simply lay back, relax and absorb the surrounding beauty.
Glass Terrace Bungalows
This spacious, airy, open-plan accommodation is almost totally enclosed in glass, allowing uninterrupted views of the tranquil rainforest. Each secluded bungalow has floor-to-ceiling windows and incredible rainforest vistas even in the kitchen and walk-in shower. Sliding glass doors open to a large covered deck allowing inside and outside to become one.
Luxury Mountain View Lodges
Higher in the Retreat, each Luxury Mountain View Lodge presents a breathtaking aspect to the surrounding landscape, magically combining lofty mountain ridges on high with tropical valleys of genuine old-growth rainforest and stoic trees that have stood for centuries. The beginning and close of each day are imbued with the epic, aeons-old mystery of an ancient forest setting.
Luxury Rainforest Lodge
Including the deck, the 175-square-metre floor space of this open plan design is the most expansive of all our accommodation styles. And yet the Lodge’s massive floor-to-ceiling windows offer a surprisingly intimate and lush rainforest aspect. Nestled in the valley of Crystal Creek, the views are dominated by ancient trees and nearby mountaintops. Outlining the high horizon to the north is the majestic ridge of Mount Springbrook. Amazingly open yet extremely private, this Lodge is over 300 metres from the nearest bungalow.