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Secrets on the Lake

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"Secrets on the Lake" is an established family business with award winning Secrets café and Art Gallery, featured on national television as 'the perfect romantic escape'. Perched high in the rainforest canopy on the shores of beautiful Lake Baroon are 10 world class luxury and penthouse treehouses reached by elevated carved boardwalks. From the moment you arrive at Secrets, discover a loving attention to detail everywhere you look – beautiful landscaped gardens, shingle rooved outbuildings, intricate hand carved furniture, delicate forged ironwork, handmade pottery, leadlight windows and many other finishing touches handcrafted by local artists. Standard stay includes a breakfast basket with complimentary wine, scones on arrival and warm croissants or muffins daily. Our chefs create delicious seasonal breakfast, morning tea and lunch menus for the café and evening meals for guests who prefer to dine in their cabins. Stay and celebrate your birthday, honeymoon, proposals and weddings.
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Free parking
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Spa
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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I love finding these hidden gems! It is a bit of a ride outside of Montville to reach this lovely restaurant, but it is certainly worth the trip. Secrets is located in the trees aside Lake Baroon, which is a lovely, tranquil setting for the restaurant (and accommodation, as
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We visited Secrets cafe for a delicious lunch a few months ago and decided then to come and experience the treehouses - and what an incredible experience it has been!! From the friendly welcome when we first arrived, the delicious freshly baked scones, the luxurious treehouse
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Had been a few times for lunch before but decided to book high tea for friends Birthday. Firstly, the view over lake is to die for...worth price for the setting! The whole resort is made from local timbers and there are wood carvings all throughout. Chairs and tables set out
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I cannot praise this accommodation enough. We stayed in the Secrets treehouse which was stunning. The attention to detail cannot be faulted. There has been no expense spared in the quality and uniqueness of the furniture. You only have to marvel at the animal sculptures in the
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you very much Jinny for your wonderful review. Yes our restaurant is generally a daytime affair. This a family built,owned and managed business. George and I have given our heart to it. Opening regularly at night is beyond us I'm afraid. That being said Breakfast and Lunch etc.. , in our Dining on the Deck, with full service is also special. Thanks again Kind regards Aldy!
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Let’s start with the location. A beautiful setting on the shore of Lake Boona; secluded yet only minutes from Montville. The most incredible accommodation of individual treehouses, each with an individual woodland theme and character. The treehouses are stunnng inside and all
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you Chope. your review covers it all and also explains the passion brought to this place over years of work and creation. We are lucky that we are located in one of the most beautiful locations in the Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast and has temperate rainforest as well and Lake views along with our beautiful Secrets Garden which we actually made from scratch at the time that Lake Baroon was built. So pleased you enjoyed yourselves! Kind regards George and Aldy!
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Hi Ashmark20, Montville is 1 1/2 hours drive north of Brisbane situated in the Hinterland above the Sunshine Coast. It's about 2 1/2 hours drive from the Gold Coast. We would love to see you one day.
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How far is Secrets on the Lake from the nearest shops?
Driving at legal speed approximately 6 minutes, however if you are a visitor it will be longer as there is so much that is beautiful to see along the way.
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"All the tree houses are beautiful, we stayed in Dragonfly."
"Rainforest paradise at Whistlestop, the others are amazing tree houses too (we visited them too) - I think they are all great."
"We were only there for lunch"
"The Bower has a wonderful view of Lake Baroon, but they are all stunning"
"We have stayed in a number of the cabins and they all offer the same attention to detail."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 168 - US$ 340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandSunshine CoastMontville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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