Sometimes people need a break from it all---time to be surrounded by the forest, become immersed in beauty, indulge in fine food, relax and revive mind, body and soul. At Songbirds they take things slowly so guests have time to focus on the really important things---like getting ready for a massage, listening to the birds or choosing the wine to have with dinner.
Songbirds Rainforest Retreat offer a unique combination of nature, luxury, and indulgence. Imagine escaping to a 50-acre rainforest hideaway, staying in a luxurious private villa for two and dining on the best food and wine Queensland has to offer.
Songbirds has it all and more within less than an hour’s drive of Brisbane (Queensland’s capital city) and the glorious Gold Coast beaches.
Here all guests are VIPS, they focus on guests’ comfort and pleasure. The beautiful natural rainforest surroundings, wonderful food, fine wine and all the little luxuries that include therapeutic massages, pampering treatments and yoga ensure guests leave feeling relaxed and revitalised.
Songbirds has acres of rainforest walking tracks so guests can enjoy the abundant flora and fauna at their leisure. The Tamborine village shops, services, galleries and cafes are a five-minute drive or a half hour stroll from Songbirds. There are a number of boutique wineries and other attractions waiting to be discovered in the surrounding mountain villages.
Songbirds Rainforest Retreat includes the multi-award winning Songbirds Restaurant; six luxurious two person villas, including an executive villa, sleeping four adults, and more than fifty acres of pristine rainforest.
Guests can soothe the senses and invigorate the body with an exquisite therapeutic massage, take an individual yoga class, relax and revive or explore a multitude of activities and experiences at Mount Tamborine.
Stay in one of six luxurious and spacious villas, including an executive villa, sleeping four adults, scattered among the emerald rainforest and wake to the sound of Australia’s famous songbirds. These include kookaburras, whipbirds and lorikeets.
Each beautifully appointed villa offers a king size bed, double spa bath, lounge area with a gas ember fire for cooler nights and a large outdoor deck. Facilities include direct dial phone, minibar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave oven, television with local channels and cable, DVD player and stereo. Songbirds is the only Mount Tamborine accommodation provider with cable television and guests may choose DVDs from the current selection.
At Songbirds restauarant they believe dining should be a sensual experience. Aromas whet the appetite, presentation captivates, flavours delight. At the 2011 Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence Queensland and Gold Coast, Songbirds was a finalist for Contemporary Australian Restaurant – Formal. This is a multi-award winning restaurant, recently receiving the 2011 AGFG Chef Hat Award and the 2010 Queensland Best Restaurant in a Resort Award. They have also won the Queensland Restaurant of the Year Award for Excellence, Queensland's Best Informal Restaurant and Best Modern Australian Cuisine Awards after winning Gold Coast Restaurant of the Year, Best Restaurant, Best Modern Australian Cuisine and a Best Wine List Award.
Songbirds leads the way in a highly competitive region with more than 500 restaurants on the Gold Coast and even more in Brisbane.