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Venus Bay Eco Retreat

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802 Lees Rd, Venus Bay, Victoria 3956, Australia
+61 3 5663 7525
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Tranquil Retreat

We enjoyed a delightful 5 days at Venus Bay Eco Retreat hosted by Mae who made us most welcome... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
johndbosworth
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Melbourne, Australia
Venus Bay Eco-Retreat

Beautiful setting nestled amongst the banksia trees. The cottage is beautiful and has that... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Jennifer Y
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802 Lees Rd, Venus Bay, Victoria 3956, Australia
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We enjoyed a delightful 5 days at Venus Bay Eco Retreat hosted by Mae who made us most welcome. Set in banksia dominated bush, it is a wonderful place to sit and contemplate nature. Our particular interest was the birdlife with regular visits to the...More

1  Thank johndbosworth
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting nestled amongst the banksia trees. The cottage is beautiful and has that luxurious touch that makes you feel a little spoilt. Close to the beach and the wildlife comes to visit and makes the whole experience very special. Mae is a fabulous host...More

2  Thank Jennifer Y
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The chirping of frogs in the marshes, the chittering of birds in the trees, the pattering of rain on the roof and rustling of leaves in the breeze at Venus Bay Eco Retreat all adds up to one of my favourite soundscapes. Comfortable lodgings, a...More

1  Thank RedBeard501
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is our third visit to the Venus Bay Eco Retreat, and as always it was everything we hoped it would be. Beautiful, peaceful, calming environment. The kids were happy to sit and watch the wildlife, including the kangaroos that spent a lot of time...More

1  Thank melj7263
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is about as eco as you will get whilst still staying within the lap of luxury.... lovely accommodation, and access to wildlife is extraordinary.

1  Thank Ziek1986
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Venus Bay Eco Retreat is the perfect environment for a relaxing weekend away. The cabin is surrounded by breathtaking Australian bush and and the large veranda and huge windows make the most of it. Mae has carefully selected eco friendly products that are considerate to...More

2  Thank emily3000
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The owner is a lovely lady, and the retreat is in an amazing block of animal filled bushland. However, if you're a couple that wants 100% privacy, this is not the place for you. The website doesn't state that the owner's residence is about 10m...More

1  Thank WanderingMinxx
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stoked to find this little nature haven just a stone's throw from Wilson's Prom. Perfect for our short holiday, an easy drive from Melbourne. Seen from the deck; Black wallaby, eastern grey kangaroos, ringtail possums, bats, bush rat, countless birds and.... Yes, even a wombat!...More

2  Thank leebeenz
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The Venus Bay Eco Retreat was a great find and is truly was a treat during our Australia holiday experience. The location couldn't be better; the cabin is secluded in a lush bush area (Coast Banksia Woodlands) teaming with all sorts of wildlife and a...More

1  Thank Anthony K
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

What a gem the Venus Bay Eco Retreat is. My partner and I loved every moment of our stay and Mae was such a kind, knowledgeable and hospitable host. It was wonderful to be in a completely private, unspoiled location with kangaroos hopping around right...More

1  Thank Nicola W
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MelbDude
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Response from Nicola W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, the beach is only a few minutes away.
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