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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights and had our elopement here on the third day. We loved absolutely everything about it! We stayed in The Bower, which has an amazing view of the lake which you can enjoy from the balcony and the bath. The work which has obviously gone into making these tree houses is absolutely stunning. The unique...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

It was a delight having you stay. Thank you for your lovely review. George and I thought your wedding celebrant Kari was wonderful. She made it such a personal experience. Pleased too that we could solve your transport problem and in time to get to the airport . Also at a whole lot less expense. Take care! Kind Regards Aldy!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Two Frogs Tree house for five days on my own & loved every minute! I did invite the husband for one night but really needed some major time out from work, kids, everything and Secrets was definitely the right place to do so. The owners & the staff were incredibly friendly & helpful, atmosphere was wonderful, food...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

HI Majella I am tempted to do something like this as well. However George is the one who never seems to get away enough. Just as well he loves this place. His mark is on everything. Perhaps you could arrange a romantic escape for you and your man another time. Thanks so much for reviewing us. Kind Regards Aldy!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved every moment of our stay at Secrets on the Lake at Montville. Great service and very private, comfortable rooms. Recommend the Secrets Treehouse for a romantic getaway. Don't need to bring anything

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks Jordan for your review. Very pleased you had a great time with your partner and nothing was missing from what we provide. All the best from George and Aldy!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not heard about this place until recently when I googled treehouse and I am so glad I found it! The attention to detail of the Lizards Lair treehouse was truly astounding. From the moment we arrived till the moment we left we loved every single part. Everything is thought of from the comfy robes, the candles, the music...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks Lizzy we are very happy that you loved your stay. Its what we aim for for every stay and could be achieved without the hard work of all of our staff. Perhpas we may see you again sometime. Kind regards George and Aldy!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wait-a-while penthouse treehouse was amazing. The treehouse itself was super private and beautifully maintained. Every comfort was thought of and every feature was top range. From the receptionist who greeted us and showed us the room to the warm croissant and gluten free muffin delivered to our room each morning so much care was taken to ensure we had a...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks you Nina H. Wait Awhile is very special. I will pass on your lovely comments to my staff who work hard to take care of everything behind the scenes as well as front of house. I have several massage suppliers who come to the room. It certainly is a great service. Thanks again From George and Aldy!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our 20th wedding anniversary we wanted something extra special and we definitely found that in our escape to Secrets on the Lake! From the moment we arrived and were handed a complimentary basket of wonderful wine and food we felt very spoilt! When we arrived at our treehouse (secrets) and opened the front door we were absolutely blown away...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs Millsteen for taking the time to review your stay in our treehouses. One of the most common comments from a guest is that they keep seeing things. They are of course commenting about the obvious and the less obvious carvings, ironwork and artwork that are everywhere.The original swing on the deck was designed by our son Rob...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in "Possums", loved the friendly service from everyone, amazing views of the water, music, amzing natural feel room, wood carvings, stained glass window, boardwalk, food, freshly baked croissants and Muffins every morning. The view was glorious, the wildlife friendly (possums, kookas etc very tame) and barely a mozzie in evidence. Loved every minute, even a drop in to...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks Henny and Andy for taking the time to review your stay. Possums is special to many of our guests. Your review has covered so much of what we do and provide. We are pleased that we met your expectations so well. Kind regards George and Aldy!

Gympie, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you book at this stunning restaurant over the lake. The atmosphere is absolutely beautiful from the car park you can tell you are somewhere special with carved sugar gliders along the beautifully carved timber rails to the entrance to the timber feature everything, it is stunningly done. The staff are efficient and friendly and the food was good...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks Jenny I am always happy when our cakes are mentioned in a review as the recipes are ones I have made over the years apart for a couple of gluten free ones that Merlin Coughlan gave me when we first opened our cafe. I always wanted homemade ones rather than the ones of the cake truck which comes by...

North Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch consisted of a plowmans lunch for me and an artichoke risoto for my wife they were both well sized servings nicely presented and very tasty. The service was excellent even though they were crowded. It is a lovely setting in the trees by the lake and makes for a nice relaxed atmosphere. The experience was good value for money,...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Bob. Happy that you enjoyed good service and great food. I am presuming the 4 stars implies that you think we were too full. Unfortunately in order to provide well priced meals we need to fill our cafe whenever we can in order to be viable.

Amphitheatre, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring around today and just having a quick look down at our map and spotted Secrets on the Lake, sounding interesting so we all decided to just take a quick look, WOW!! Breathtaking view of Baroon Pocket Dam driving down the hill, then we turn the corner and stumble across the restaurant another WOW!! Lunch and service fantastic, we then...

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake, responded to this review

So pleased you discovered us Chris! You just witnessed George's dream. He has lived and breathed this for 30- years when we were able to buy this spot long before the lake was built. Kind Regards Aldy

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Perfect Romantic Escape.....IMAGINE the ultimate romantic escape flowers, chocolates, and definitely some champagne and fruit. Hide away in a beautiful hand-carved cabin while a log fire burns and favourite music playing in the background. Neck deep in bubble bath and lounging in the sunken spa, gaze out over the veranda to see mist rolling over the magnificent lake. Secrets on the Lake is nestled in the Sunshine Coast's lush hinterland on 45 acres of rainforest and right on the shores of Lake Baroon. There are ten tree houses Waterlilies, Two Frogs, Possums, The Bower, Lizards Lair Wait A While, Platypus, Dragonfly, The Nest & last but not least Secrets. Each cabin is only accessed by a hand carved elevated treetop walkway, lit at night by handmade pottery lamps. They are meticulously appointed and individually themed from a different element of nature and feature extensive ceramic, iron and woodwork. Our guests can indulge themselves with our special homemade touches - the complimentary Champagne Breakfast basket, the hearty BBQ Hamper and cheese platters, a range of massages or our specially catered for Packages be it an escape or a honeymoon. Sit back on the deck and enjoy coffee & cake at the cafe or wander through the art gallery where the "Tree of Dreams" lives. Come & visit this wondrous place & be captivated by the charm & beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets on the Lake

Address: 207 Narrows Road, Montville, Queensland 4560, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Montville
Price Range: ₹ 10,250 - ₹ 21,316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Secrets on the Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Lizards Lair was amazing! The view was incredible!”
 of 5 bubbles lizsE6607WZ, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Secrets treehouse has the most amazing view of the lake and very private”
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  • The skylight was amazing
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 of 5 bubbles Mrs_Millsteen, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are very private and luxurious, great views of the lake and gardens. We recommend Possums as that was our room.”
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 of 5 bubbles AndyRedden, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Secrets cabin is amazing. Totally secluded.”
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