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“Paradise awaits”
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Macleay Island Holiday Home from our Secret Beach front.
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Macleay Island Holiday Home from our Secret Beach front.
BBQ deck and 12 metre pool ideal for swimming lengths. Songbird; the very large King/Twin bedroom made up for King bed.
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Macleay Island Holiday Home from our Secret Beach front.
BBQ deck and 12 metre pool ideal for swimming lengths.
Songbird; the very large King/Twin bedroom made up for King bed.
Trevor sheltered from the searing sun on a lazy afternoon on Secret beach.
Winner of Trip Advisor's Certificates of Excellence 2013, 14, 2015 and 17Gold Leaders Award 2015/16.
View from the BBQ Deck adjacent to the 12 metre Swimming Pool
One of the beautiful bedrooms Reflections which also has its own spa bathroom ensuite.
Double spa ensuite bathrooms to all three bedrooms
Serendipity; another lovely Queen bedroom with its ensuite spa  bathroom
Guests fishing at high tide on Secret Beach which we share with only three friendly neighbours.
View over the pool to bay in Winter, taken from BBQ Deck
Closer view of the Beach house showing guests' patios and private entrances to each ensuite bedroom.
Songbird the King suite; made up with KingTwin beds. It has great views over lawn to the beach.
Private entrances and glass sliding doors to furnished Patios from all bedrooms.
Holiday Home dining Table at night
Guests setting out in the Canadian Canoe. North Stradbroke Island in distance
Take our free bikes to explore all the Bay Islands on the free commuter ferries.
The BBQ deck overlooking the 12 metre pool. Ideal for lap swimming.
Lorikeets are all around us - every day!
So many nearly tame Kookaburras; their laughter greets each morning.
Pelicans frequently cruise the bay
Secret Beach at high tide. Tiny fish nibble your toes if you stand still long enough.
Guest holding dear little Green Tree Frog.
We are an organic destination and are rewarded by many Green Tree Frogs
A Sulphur Crested Cockatoo 'raider' -  'checking out' our Passionfruit vines.
Our 'resident' Curlew family - so unafraid!
Emblem of our islands, the Bush Thick Knees (Curlews) are everywhere!
Sea side view of your holiday home. No guests in upstairs BnB as it's only open when home not booked
6am sea mist, passenger ferry and prawn fishing  between Karragarra  and Macleay Islands.
View from the house to the beach during a very dry period
A fish and frog pond attracts the wildlife too
A glorious sunrise from Yarrandabbi Dreaming/Macleay Island Holiday Home
Our Bay is a favourite mooring for Boaties.
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Macleay Island, Redland City, Brisbane Region, Queensland

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Hbethy1
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Paradise awaits”
Reviewed 9 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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Wow what a wonderful place to recharge the batteries. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by hosts Yvonne and Trevor to a private paradise.
We picked this spot for the pool and beach and were not disappointed, the pool was surrounded by gardens with a great deck and BBQ area to relax, read and take in the views from. We spent many hours sitting out on the deck enjoying to peace and quiet and a drink.
The accommodation was second to none, we were all surprised by the size of the rooms and all enjoyed the private spas (each room as their own). Every detail was thought of even down to the quality of the sheets.
The kitchen and dining facilities worked well for us as we chose to cook our own meals most days, the kitchen is well decked out with everything you could need.
Having a private beach was ideal for a early morning walk, fishing, swimming and canoeing. The water was clean and warm and we even managed to catch fish for dinner from the beach.
Yvonne and Trevor were very helpful with tours around the island and our private drivers to the shops etc. nothing was too much trouble for them and they just thought of the little things including the bar and dining area upstairs which is a must when staying.
This is a must visit spot truly undiscovered and the perfect place to learn all about the concept of "island time".
A must for everyone to add to the list of must visit places.

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Glenn H
Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“B and B experience of the very best kind!”
Reviewed 30 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Hosts Yvonne and Trevor provided an excellent B and B experience. The accommodation was second to none in comfort, facilities availability and great views! The breakfast was absolutely delicious and from an extensive menu and presented far better than in many restaurants. Our hosts were very helpful and knowledgeable and were excellent company . The drinks on the beautiful deck with our hosts were superb!

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Courtz05
Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
“Amazing!!”
Reviewed 6 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Absolutely wonderful owners, who met as at the private beachfront where we took our own boat & moored it. Owners helped us with our things to the holiday home that we booked for the 3 nights. They supplied basics for our arrival, so there was no running to the shop. House is beautiful with each room having own bathrooms with spa baths. Full access to deck with bbq which over looks wonderful pool, and also amazing view out to water. Trevor and Yvonne happily helped us with any of our needs including making reservations for local club for our dinner & courtesy bus there & back to house. We would happily recommend Trevor, Yvonne & their wonderful holiday house to anyone & will definitely be going back!!

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Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
9 Dec 2015
Thank you so much for your kind Review of your stay.
We really enjoyed being able to help make your holiday break comfortable and convenient. It was great that you could bring your boat in so close to shore knowing it would be safe too in our peaceful neighbourhood.
We were so happy to see such lovely young people having fun and cooking up a storm on the BBQ - the aromas drifting our way smelt delicious!
Trevor and I enjoyed meeting you all very much and thank you for leaving the home so immaculate on your departure. We wish you and your families all the very best for the Festive Season and look forward to the time that you will be able to return one day!
Cheers, Yvonne and Trevor
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Jan111060
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“So much better than home from home!”
Reviewed 20 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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I booked out the holiday home for 4 days as I was meeting up with my sister from England.
I used the taxi firm as suggested by the home owners and then caught the ferry- all very exciting and met by Yvonne the owner at the other end. We did a detour of the supermarket and then to the home- wow what luxury...
3 beautiful bedrooms all with a spa bath, air conditioning, Tv and veranda. And then a substantial lounge with dining area plus fully equipped kitchen, what more could you want- well yes in wanted a pool- tick! BBQ- tick. Beachfront- tick. Canoe and bike-tick! It really is amazing and superb hosts who enjoy company and provide perfect hospitality if you want it- I cannot praise the holiday home enough- amazing x

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