SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay

5 Star Self Rated

100 Binna Burra Rd, Bangalow, NSW, 2479

Overview

Described as "A Slice of Tuscany in Byron Bay - Where the Mountains Meet the Sea", SummerHills Retreat offers luxury Byron Bay Accommodation in a beautiful hinterland location. Just 4 minutes to the vibrant village of Bangalow in the rolling green hilltops above Byron Bay and only 14 minutes from the heart of Byron Bay and world class beaches, this is a stunning private sanctuary to nurture your Mind, Body and Soul. Set on 113 lush acres, SummerHills Retreat is tranquil and serene, providing the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. With all the facilities of Resort accommodation and personalised service you can expect from a small Boutique Retreat.

Cocooning just 4 suites and offering a range of Bangalow accommodation from Spa Cabins to Spa Villas, all suites are uniquely designed and self contained with their own kitchen or kitchenette, reverse cycle air conditioning, bathrobes, LCD TV/DVD, spa bath and beautiful views. There is also a Large Lodge for groups travelling together. With the total sleeping capacity at the Retreat of 16 people and a total of 5 bedrooms, this is an ideal setting for your Honeymoon, Holiday with Friends, Romantic Escape, Pampering Weekend or Relaxation Retreat. This Bangalow accommodation is well suited for any occasion.

Be enveloped in lush tropical gardens and gorgeous mountain views, delightful bushwalks and an abundance of wildlife including rare and endangered local bird species. Wake up to birdsong and a magnificent view that will inspire you. Relax in your own private spa bath or take a refreshing dip in the saltwater swimming pool. Immerse yourself in the lush environment, gorgeous picturesque gardens and emerge with renewed energy. Ensuring perfect stress busters for your holiday, rejuvenate your senses with the extensive menu of revitalising massages, blissful facials and nourishing body treatments. Please phone the Retreat for our full Pamper menus to be emailed to you.

All our suites are self catering however a Deluxe Breakfast Basket with local seasonal produce is also available. Enjoy our own special brand of pampering at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay holiday accommodation including a complementary bottle of champagne and Byron Bay coffee on your arrival. Breakfast Baskets and Personal Dinner Chef also available upon request.

For your comfort, all our suites receive a daily housekeeping refresh.

A front desk is opened and staffed 24/7 for your convenience. There is also a free concierge service and full activities/tours desk to assist you to plan your holiday with excellent experiences available in the area.

Providing our guests with a nurturing atmosphere of both fun and relaxation, this Bangalow accommodation features an open yoga room and full office facilities at reception. Free WiFi is available in-room in the "Palm View" and "Hibiscus" suites and also available in the common areas for the convenience of all guests.

Our Bangalow accommodation is only minutes to markets, superb shopping, historic villages and world-class restaurants. Activities close to this Byron Bay accommodation include Kayaking with Dolphins, Snorkeling with Turtles, Horse-Riding on the beach and also Forest Horse Rides. Or if you're more adventurous, there is Paragliding, Kite-boarding, Hot Air Ballooning and lots more. Just ask our helpful hostess who can assist you choose your activities.

This picturesque North Coast region of NSW is home to a diversity of people and cultures, and welcomes all walks of life. So whether you're looking for a quick trip away or a long stay, Byron Bay Accommodation at SummerHills Retreat is a perfect base to explore the Byron Bay region, so central to restaurants, activities and all there is to see and do. Within minutes of the many International annual events in the Byron Bay Festival calendar and only minutes from the colourful & famous Byron Bay weekend markets.

Come and Be Inspired by Nature.

Room Descriptions

Hibiscus 2BR Tuscany SpaVilla

A luxury self-contained apartment & newly renovated, this suite sleeps 2-6 people and has been custom designed with a large enclosed sundeck overlooking lush tropical garden views. The 2 bedrooms have a Queen bed each, reverse cycle air conditioning, wardrobes and cotton bathrobes. There is 1 bathroom with a spa-bath, quaint French windows, separate shower, vanity and toilet. There is a central lounge room with LCD TV, DVD player and 2 lounges. There is a 2nd LCD TV with DVD player in the master bedroom. The sundeck has a 3rd lounge, cafe style table setting and back stairs leading to your own private manicured gardens. The kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster and mini bar. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. The bedding is 2 Queen beds (1 double sofa bed also available). There is also access to a paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. Free WiFi in room.

Hibiscus 2BR Tuscany SpaVilla (2)

A luxury self-contained apartment & newly renovated, this suite sleeps 2-6 people and has been custom designed with a large enclosed sundeck overlooking lush tropical garden views. The 2 bedrooms have a Queen bed each, reverse cycle air conditioning, wardrobes and cotton bathrobes. There is 1 bathroom with a spa-bath, quaint French windows, separate shower, vanity and toilet. There is a central lounge room with LCD TV, DVD player and 2 lounges. There is a 2nd LCD TV with DVD player in the master bedroom. The sundeck has a 3rd lounge, cafe style table setting and back stairs leading to your own private manicured gardens. The kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster and mini bar. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. The bedding is 2 Queen beds (1 double sofa bed also available). There is also access to a paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. Free WiFi in room.

Hibiscus 2BR Tuscany SpaVilla (3)

A luxury self-contained apartment & newly renovated, this suite sleeps 2-6 people and has been custom designed with a large enclosed sundeck overlooking lush tropical garden views. The 2 bedrooms have a Queen bed each, reverse cycle air conditioning, wardrobes and cotton bathrobes. There is 1 bathroom with a spa-bath, quaint French windows, separate shower, vanity and toilet. There is a central lounge room with LCD TV, DVD player and 2 lounges. There is a 2nd LCD TV with DVD player in the master bedroom. The sundeck has a 3rd lounge, cafe style table setting and back stairs leading to your own private manicured gardens. The kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster and mini bar. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. The bedding is 2 Queen beds (1 double sofa bed also available). There is also access to a paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. Free WiFi in room.

Palm View 1BR Tuscany SpaVilla

A newly renovated luxury self-contained apartment with a Tuscany feel, sleeping 2-4 people. This delightful suite has been custom designed with sliding French doors leading into both the bedroom and the bathroom, creating a cosy and chic feel. Quaint French windows overlooking Tropical Mountain Views. The very large bathroom has a double deep spa-bath with French windows, separate shower, toilet and vanity. The bedroom features a King size bed, wardrobe and cotton bathrobes. The combined lounge/kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster, cafe table setting, lounge suite, mini bar and reverse cycle air conditioning. There is an LCD TV & DVD player. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. There is also access available to paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. The bedding is 1 King bed (and 1 double sofa bed is also available at an extra cost). Free WiFi in room.

Palm View 1BR Tuscany SpaVilla (2)

A newly renovated luxury self-contained apartment with a Tuscany feel, sleeping 2-4 people. This delightful suite has been custom designed with sliding French doors leading into both the bedroom and the bathroom, creating a cosy and chic feel. Quaint French windows overlooking Tropical Mountain Views. The very large bathroom has a double deep spa-bath with French windows, separate shower, toilet and vanity. The bedroom features a King size bed, wardrobe and cotton bathrobes. The combined lounge/kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster, cafe table setting, lounge suite, mini bar and reverse cycle air conditioning. There is an LCD TV & DVD player. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. There is also access available to paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. The bedding is 1 King bed (and 1 double sofa bed is also available at an extra cost). Free WiFi in room.

Palm View 1BR Tuscany SpaVilla (3)

A newly renovated luxury self-contained apartment with a Tuscany feel, sleeping 2-4 people. This delightful suite has been custom designed with sliding French doors leading into both the bedroom and the bathroom, creating a cosy and chic feel. Quaint French windows overlooking Tropical Mountain Views. The very large bathroom has a double deep spa-bath with French windows, separate shower, toilet and vanity. The bedroom features a King size bed, wardrobe and cotton bathrobes. The combined lounge/kitchenette has a microwave, large fridge, double sinks, kettle, toaster, cafe table setting, lounge suite, mini bar and reverse cycle air conditioning. There is an LCD TV & DVD player. Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, tea-towels, bread board and cutlery/china/glassware. There is also access available to paved courtyard with outdoor timber settings, gas BBQ's and full cooking facilities are also available if required. The bedding is 1 King bed (and 1 double sofa bed is also available at an extra cost). Free WiFi in room.

The Cabana SpaCabin

This fully self-contained luxury pool-side cabin has an airy and cosy feel, with sliding French doors leading from your bedroom to your bathroom, and also from your bathroom stepping out to your own private verandah where there is a double deep open-air hot spa-bath overlooking the awe-inspiring panorama of the NightCap Range Mountains to the North. The open-plan cottage has a combined dining/lounge/bedroom with a cafe style table setting, lounge suite, built in wardrobe, reverse cycle air conditioning, cotton bath-robes, LCD TV and DVD player. A refreshing setting with the saltwater pool at your door for that spontaneous swim anytime. The kitchenette has a small stove/grill/oven, mini (small) fridge, microwave, double sinks, kettle & toaster. Complete with your own paved courtyard, 2-burner gas BBQ & outdoor timber setting for further cooking options at the privacy of your cabin. The bathroom has a separate shower, toilet and vanity. Bedding is 1 King bed (a sofa bed bed is also available at an extra cost). Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, napkins, tea-towels, bread boards, cutlery, china, glassware and all cooking implements. Free WiFi available at reception.

The Cabana SpaCabin (2)

This fully self-contained luxury pool-side cabin has an airy and cosy feel, with sliding French doors leading from your bedroom to your bathroom, and also from your bathroom stepping out to your own private verandah where there is a double deep open-air hot spa-bath overlooking the awe-inspiring panorama of the NightCap Range Mountains to the North. The open-plan cottage has a combined dining/lounge/bedroom with a cafe style table setting, lounge suite, built in wardrobe, reverse cycle air conditioning, cotton bath-robes, LCD TV and DVD player. A refreshing setting with the saltwater pool at your door for that spontaneous swim anytime. The kitchenette has a small stove/grill/oven, mini (small) fridge, microwave, double sinks, kettle & toaster. Complete with your own paved courtyard, 2-burner gas BBQ & outdoor timber setting for further cooking options at the privacy of your cabin. The bathroom has a separate shower, toilet and vanity. Bedding is 1 King bed (a sofa bed bed is also available at an extra cost). Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, napkins, tea-towels, bread boards, cutlery, china, glassware and all cooking implements. Free WiFi available at reception.

The Cabana SpaCabin (3)

This fully self-contained luxury pool-side cabin has an airy and cosy feel, with sliding French doors leading from your bedroom to your bathroom, and also from your bathroom stepping out to your own private verandah where there is a double deep open-air hot spa-bath overlooking the awe-inspiring panorama of the NightCap Range Mountains to the North. The open-plan cottage has a combined dining/lounge/bedroom with a cafe style table setting, lounge suite, built in wardrobe, reverse cycle air conditioning, cotton bath-robes, LCD TV and DVD player. A refreshing setting with the saltwater pool at your door for that spontaneous swim anytime. The kitchenette has a small stove/grill/oven, mini (small) fridge, microwave, double sinks, kettle & toaster. Complete with your own paved courtyard, 2-burner gas BBQ & outdoor timber setting for further cooking options at the privacy of your cabin. The bathroom has a separate shower, toilet and vanity. Bedding is 1 King bed (a sofa bed bed is also available at an extra cost). Tea & Byron Bay Coffee are also included as well as salt/pepper mills, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, napkins, tea-towels, bread boards, cutlery, china, glassware and all cooking implements. Free WiFi available at reception.

Business Facilities

Free in-room Wi-Fi available in "Palm View", "Hibiscus" and "The Cabana". Free Wi-Fi available in common areas for all guests. Business facilities including DeskTop PC access, printing, faxing, scanning and telephone are all available at the office, upon request.

Check In Instructions

Check In 3pm (NSW time)

Check Out 10am (NSW time)

Booking Conditions for Stand-by (heavily discounted last minute rates) and Festival Seasons (Easter Blues Festival). These bookings require full payment at the time of booking, are not refundable, not transferable and cancellations are not allowed.

Booking Conditions for Off Peak & Peak Seasons (excludes Stand by & Festival seasons). A 50% deposit is required at time of booking and the remaining 50% balance is required 4 weeks before your arrival. Reservations cancelled before the balance due date will receive a deposit refund less a re-booking fee equivalent to one night of your stay. Reservations cancelled after the balance due date will not receive a refund and the full booking amount will be forfeited.

For group bookings, a bond may be required on arrival and is fully refundable within 48 hours of check-out pending inspection. For non-group bookings, a bond is not required however damages will be charged.

For all bookings, travel insurance is recommended to cover you for losses in the event of your needing to cancel. There is no refund if you leave early or do not show up.

We offer Visa & MasterCard as free credit card transactions (no surcharge).

However a 3.5% surcharge will apply when using Amex and Diners cards and will be added to your balance.

Children and Extra Guests Details

Extra adults and children (up to 12 years old) may stay at an additional cost of $35 pppn (children) and $55 pppn (adults). Infants up to 2 years are free to stay at no charge.

Car Parking Details

Off street parking is plentiful at the Retreat and is free. There are also some undercover parking spaces available.

Travel Directions

Travelling from the North...

1. Take 1st "Byron Bay/Bangalow" exit LEFT off Pacific Highway (M1/A1)

2. On the roundabout, follow "Bangalow" signs (not Byron Bay, not Ballina). This loops around again and takes you back onto the highway

3. Drive up the hill and after 1km, take next highway exit LEFT signed "Bangalow/Lismore"

4. At end of highway ramp turn RIGHT at first roundabout (you will notice Bangalow pub on left)

5. You are now on Byron Street (also known as Bangalow Road or Lismore Road, in different GPS)

6. Drive for 4kms from the roundabout. You will pass The Buttery and Friday Hut Road on your right and Pegasus horse-riding park on left

7. A few sharp bends about now so drive safely at this point. On one of the bends, take a sharp RIGHT turn into Binna Burra Road

8. SummerHills is 1km on RIGHT of Binna Burra Road, number 100. Take entrance with SummerHills sign and drive down to carparking area

9. Please proceed to "Office"

Travelling from the South...

1. From Ballina keep travelling on Pacific Highway (M1/A1) following signs that say "Tweed Heads"

2. Take Bangalow exit on LEFT off Pacific Highway

3. At end of the highway ramp turn LEFT at the roundabout. You are now on Byron Street, which becomes main street Bangalow village

4. Drive through village of Bangalow to the top of the hill. At top of the hill, you will see Bangalow Pub on your right

5. At the roundabout, continue STRAIGHT ahead for 4kms. (at this point Byron Street becomes Bangalow/Lismore Road in different GPS)

6. Keep driving Straight past The Buttery and Friday Hut Road which you will see on your right and Pegasus horse-riding park will be on your left

7. A few sharp bends about now so drive safely at this point. On one of the bends, take a sharp RIGHT turn into Binna Burra Road

8. SummerHills is 1km on RIGHT of Binna Burra Road, at number 100. Take entrance with the SummerHills sign and drive down to carparking area

9. Please proceed to the "Office"

Things To Do

The facilities at this lush 113 acre Retreat include a refreshing saltwater swimming pool with pool deck, deck chairs and gazebo, extensive spa pamper menus (massages, facials and body scrubs), two nature bushwalks (2km & 4km), a Yoga Room and a full Activities & Tour Desk at Reception.

Local attractions include Organic Farmers & Art Markets, Horse Riding on the Beach, Hinterland Horse Riding, Whale Watching, Kayaking with Dolphins, Snorkeling with Turtles, Scuba diving, Surfing, Beach Swimming, Skydiving, Hot Air Ballooning, Climbing Mount Warning and Night Cap Range Mountain bush walks to name just a few. Superb restaurants, cafes, boutique shopping and art galleries are also close by to the Retreat.

  • 24 Hr Front Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Balcony
  • Barbeque grills
  • Clothes Line
  • Connecting rooms
  • Cot available on request
  • Courtyard
  • DVDs/videos - children
  • Deck
  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Free parking
  • Guest Laundry
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet access
  • Internet services
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Kitchen/ette
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • On-Site parking
  • Parking
  • Photocopy services
  • Pool
  • Private bath or shower
  • Spa
  • TV
  • Tour Desk
  • Water sports nearby
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

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