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THE ECO LODGE

About this stay

Glass sliding doors slide away to create a seamless indoor-outdoor flow that allows cooling sea breezes and dappled sunlight to flood the spacious interior. Designed by award-winning architect Harley Graham (HGA), The Eco Lodge is the latest addition to Byron Beach Retreats. This brand new property is tucked away in the rainforest at Broken Head Beach. It boasts a range of unique elements that are sure to please everyone from families and friends to the most discerning traveller.

Embrace the magic of Broken Head and let your superb surroundings transport you!

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Details

 

Located a short distance from Byron Bay, this 4 bedroom luxury property is positioned away in the rainforest of beautiful Broken Head.

 

You will awaken each morning to the sounds of the ocean and birdlife and bathe in the dappled sunlight filtering through the treetops. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as you take in the landscaped gardens and rainforest from the comfort of your expansive east-facing deck. Then, at dusk after a full day of beach activity and exploring, take a dip in the heated infinity-edge magnesium plunge pool or settle in with a glass of wine and be entertained by the abundant wildlife of Broken Head Nature Reserve. Pure bliss!

The Eco Lodge is designed with a minimal environmental footprint. Its extended flat, sloping rooflines are used to harvest and collect rainwater. At the same time, electricity is supplied by a 15kwt solar system on the roof. Smart glass windows control heat and light and retract and disappear to create a smooth transition from indoors to the vast wrap-around undercover deck. Natural light spills from skylights and light wells throughout the property and louvres are used extensively to enhance natural airflow.

This private sanctuary comprises of four north-facing bedrooms sleeping a total of eight guests. Each room provides luxurious, 5-star resort-style beds with the option of either a king bed or two long singles. There is a total of three bathrooms, two of which are master ensuites. One features a deep free-standing bath inviting you to lay back and soak up the serenity as you unwind.

The contemporary open plan living, kitchen and dining areas flow seamlessly to create an unrivalled experience of light and space, which is further amplified by the soaring roofline. There is a  sense of intimacy and warmth to this minimal, almost Japanese influenced design during winter months. Thermal mass concrete floors provide natural insulation that is cooling in summer yet absorbs heat from the low lying sun to warm the entire house efficiently in winter.

A fully equipped chefs kitchen with its warm timber trims and top of the range appliances invites you to stay in and cook up a storm. A large island bench provides plenty of space for your family or guests to join in. Or if you prefer to cook outdoors, there is also a high-quality  weber BBQ.

Pack a picnic lunch and take a leisurely 7-minute stroll through the rainforest to a secluded ti-tree lake. Enjoy lunch, and a dip in the healing waters then continue on to Broken Head beach for hours of fun in the sun and surf. A stay at Beach Retreats Eco Lodge is a luxury experience you will not forget!

Small well behaved dogs are considered however please note the property is not fenced.

The Eco Lodge has three sister properties a leisurely 10 minute stroll away! Our luxury five bedroom retreat The Boardwalk, three bedroom family friendly property The Beach House, and our lush one bedroom studio The Bungalow are located in the luxury Pavilions enclave beachfront at Broken Head.  Combined, the four properties sleep up to 33 guests – enjoy a relaxing beachfront holiday that can accommodate all your family and friends, and all within a private lush tropical landscape!

Highlights

 

Heated plunge pool

Reverse-cycle air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout

Fully equipped and well-appointed kitchen

Coffee maker

Expansive deck/patio

Washing machine/Clothes dryer/Dishwasher

Cot and child’s high chair

Internet access

Games and Books

Carport and parking bay for guests

Towels and linen provided

Outdoor lounging

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Floorplan

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Distances

BEACH

7 min walk

CAFE, SHOP, PUB

3 min drive to Suffolk Park cafe, shops & pub. 15 mins walk up beach

TOWN CENTRES

7 min drive to Byron centre
20 min drive to Ballina

AIRPORT

25 Min (29 km) drive from Ballina airport

1 hr (70 Km) drive from Gold Coast Airport

2 hr (170 km) drive from Brisbane airport

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Guest comments

Most beautiful, luxurious place we have ever stayed! It had all of the things that we enjoyed such as bikes, yoga mats and chairs to relax in on the deck that overlooked the gorgeous gardens. I would not hesitate to recommend this place to a friend and I will be staying here again in the future for a lovely getaway.

We really enjoyed our stay it was awesome!! Close proximity to the beach and the house itself was beyond belief!!

From the moment we opened the door we were greeted with beautiful high ceilings, stunning timber floors and an AMAZING lush tropical garden where you could hear the waves crashing on the shore. This property is truly magical…

The property is of excellent quality and presented in immaculate condition. The wildlife is wonderful and there are beautiful walking tracks through the national park practically right at your back door.

A definite highlight was the ability to open up the doors off the studio and enjoy the natural surroundings including the sound of the ocean with the beach being a minute away! We absolutely loved every minute of our stay and found that the location was perfect…

We enjoyed so many things…. but an absolute highlight was watching the dolphins and whales from the lookout off broken head ….a gorgeous walk!!

…Above all it’s the serenity that sets this place apart as it’s seems to be engulfed but it’s own private rain forest.