Planula B&B Retreat

4 Star Self Rated

Lot 1 Melaleuca Dr, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Overview

PLANULA offers beautiful accommodation set on over 50 acres just over 3km from the centre of Byron Bay. You will love the relaxed atmosphere created in this modern B&B style retreat. If you are looking for accommodation in Byron Bay for your next holiday or short escape, come and enjoy the beautiful holiday accommodation at PLANULA, a tranquil tropical oasis set on an acreage close to the town centre. Unwind on the extensive decks around the house or the large grass area at the back and enjoy the lush gardens. How about listening to the birds and frogs over a BBQ at night

PLANULA offers 5 bedrooms, each with modern ensuite bathroom, one with a double spa. All rooms overlook our lush gardens. Inside you can enjoy our large collection of CDs, DVDs and games or simply relax with a good book in the spacious guest lounge under cathedral ceilings. Or make use of our free wireless broadband internet access, very fast and always on. All stays at PLANULA include extensive continental breakfasts each morning with plunger coffee, home baked bread or muffins,fresh fruit, yoghurts, a range of cereals, different kinds of bread, fruit juice, as well as the newspaper of the day.

We are the only true remaining oasis that close to town! The only thing you hear will be the soothing sounds of frogs and birds.

OTHER FACILITIES reading books, reference library and games, full kitchen facilities for guest use, hairdryers, extra pillows and blankets, fans in summer and heaters in winter, cosy wood fire, FREE wireless broadband in all rooms and outside areas, beach towels, beach chairs, umbrellas and bodyboards, Mountain bike hire available ($10 a day)

Room Descriptions

Ensuite Room + BF

Ensuite room contains Queen Size Bed with Ensuite. Extensive continental breakfasts included. Plunger coffees, teas all day. Daily newspaper. Free & fast wireless broadband everywhere. All rooms look out over our lush gardens - a quiet oasis in Byron. Friendly service and great personal recommendations.

Garden Suite + BF

Ensuite room contains Queen Size Double or Twin / Single with Ensuite. Extensive continental breakfasts included. Plunger coffees, teas all day. Daily newspaper. Free & fast wireless broadband everywhere. All rooms look out over our lush gardens - a quiet oasis in Byron. Friendly service and great personal recommendations.

Spa room + BF

Beautiful Queen Size Double room with ensuite bathroom & lush double spa overlooking the gardens. Extensive continental breakfast included. Plunger coffees, teas all day. Daily newspaper. Free & fast wireless broadband everywhere. A quiet oasis in Byron. Friendly service and great personal recommendations.

Business Facilities

PLANULA is a place to relax and unwind. We do however have FREE wireless broadband in all guest rooms and common areas (even on the shady decks outside). If you don't have a wifi compatible laptop you can use PLANULA's for a nominal charge.

Check In Instructions

Please inform us with your aproximate arrival time so we can make sure you are welcomed properly. Arrival after 7pm is no problem by prior arrangement.

Children and Extra Guests Details

Children over 8 are welcome at PLANULA. Extra beds can be arranged in some of our rooms for $30/40 extra per night (including breakfast). Please call to confirm.

Car Parking Details

Ample off-street car parking on property.

Travel Directions

If you are arriving by plane, Click here to book online with Airport Transfers Byron Bay. They will meet your plane in Coolangatta (Gold Coast) or Ballina and drop you right on the PLANULA doorstep.

If you are driving, this is the easiest way to get to PLANULA

NOTE Do not trust your GPS / SatNav etc in your car as on some maps there is no Melaleuca Drive and it will send you to a different Melaleuca Drive in Mullumbimby which is not where you need to go.

Follow the Pacific Highway to the Byron Bay turn-off (Ewingsdale Intersection).

Follow the sign that says Byron Bay 6km

Follow this road until a large BP Petrol station appears on the left side of the road. Fifty meters further there is an unsealed road to the right this is Melaleuca Drive.

After about 400 meters, twenty meters before the end of the road on the right side you will find the PLANULA carpark (there is a sign). Once on the carpark the entrance to PLANULA is on the left side.

At night, Melaleuca Drive is quite dark (no street lights) once on our carpark you should see the PLANULA sign (which is lit at night) over the path leading to our front door.

Please do not continue to drive into our neighbours place, which is called Temple Byron there are two Balinese statues at their entrance, our entrance has a timber welcome panel.

If you come from the South, the route via Lennox Head is more scenic. If you have the time, drive along the ocean and enjoy the beautiful views. This road automatically brings you to the centre of Byron Bay from which it is only a short drive to PLANULA on Melaleuca Drive

Drive through the town centre past Woolworths (part of the shopping plaza on your left).

At the next roundabout turn left and cross the railway.

Follow this road past the police station, past the hospital until you reach the 80 km/h zone.

Drive over Belongil Creek, past Belongil Fields Camping Ground.

The next left is Melaleuca Drive, an unsealed road.

Things To Do

Byron Bay has always been known for the alternative lifestyle and friendly people and is the perfect holiday destination for people who want something more than beach alone. The many cafes and the relaxed atmosphere put you in a holiday mood right away. For people that need to be active to have a real break don't worry there is more than enough to do! You can go scuba diving, hang gliding, sky diving and more or just get a massage, yoga or float tank session.

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bicycle
  • Bicycle hire nearby
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast
  • Car parking (fees may apply)
  • Communal Cooking Facilities
  • Communal Dishwasher
  • Communal Microwave
  • Communal Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Disabled facilities
  • Ensuite
  • Fan
  • Free parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Ice
  • Internet access
  • Internet connection
  • Lounge
  • Lounge Fireplace
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Public beach nearby
  • Queen Beds
  • Range of Books
  • Range of CD's
  • Range of DVD's
  • Reading Room
  • Safe
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shared Iron & Board
  • Spa
  • Spa Bath
  • Television
  • Tour Desk

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