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Relax, Refresh, Rejuvenate in unique and beautiful surroundings close to a range of activities and beauty spots at Hillcrest Retreat, multi Tourism Award Winning specialists in peaceful and romantic getaways for a Maximum of Only 3 Couples.

Enjoy peace, privacy, spectacular views from Mount Warning to the rainforests of Springbrook Ranges and the Cougal Mountains, salt-water swimming pool, luxury double spa baths, split system a/c, fireplaces and a choice of one Honeymoon Spa Cottage in its own fenced rainforest garden, or 2 B&B Suites in a private guest wing of the main house.

Perched atop a hill on 5 landscaped acres, surrounded by the rolling green hills of a 165 acre grazing farm with spectacular views in every direction, multi Tourism Award Winning Hillcrest is located in beautiful Upper Crystal Creek, just outside historic Murwillumbah in the Tweed Valley, Tropical Northern NSW. Just 35 minutes drive from Gold Coast airport, 80 minutes from Brisbane, 45 mins from Byron Bay and 12 mins from Murwillumbah CBD.

Catering for one couple only, Hillcrest Honeymoon Spa Cottage is set away from the main house in its own private fenced rainforest garden for the ultimate in peace and privacy. With real wood fire in the air-conditioned lounge, Hillcrest Cottage is ideal for a mid-winter romantic interlude and a perfect honeymoon destination at any time of the year. Other facilities include flat screen TV, DVD and stereo system with CD player.

Separate from the lounge you’ll find a Queen Size Bedroom, with two double built-in robes, and a large ensuite bathroom with top of the range luxury double spa bath and separate shower, heater, hairdryer, robes, towels, pool towels, candles and a selection of toiletries.

As well as a fully equipped kitchen with full size gas stove and microwave oven, fridge, toaster and all kitchen equipment; glass sliding doors from the lounge open to your private verandah where you’ll find your own gas BBQ, sun lounges and outside dining suite for alfresco dining.

Tariff includes standard breakfast provisions including some of our famous crusty home-made bread and home-grown free range eggs, as well as firewood in winter. Full brunch basket and candle-lit dinners available by prior arrangement at extra cost.

Cottage costs from $240 per couple per night depending on time of year and length of stay. PLEASE BE AWARE THERE IS A 2 NIGHT MINIMUM FOR COTTAGE AT ALL TIMES, LONGER FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND PEAK SEASON.

The two B&B suites are located in a private guest wing of the main house, which is built in the shape of a square dough-nut around a central atrium. Both guest suites enjoy split system r/c air-conditioning, Queen Size beds, ensuite bathrooms ~ one with luxury double spa bath, one with full size bath, both with separate showers, bath towels, pool towels, hairdryers, robes, candles, bubble bath and a selection of toiletries. Both rooms enjoy in-room tv and dvd and have double glass sliding doors to a large verandah with table, chairs and hammock outside each room and views over rolling green hills to Mt Warning in the distance.

The private guest lounge with Eco fireplace and comfortable leather recliner chairs, is equipped with stereo system,Books, CD and DVD library, stocked fridge and 24 hour beverage-making facilities and opens to a charming central atrium with decorative fishpond and resident Green Tree Frogs during the warmer months. Main House B&B tariff includes a full Gourmet breakfast menu with home grown free-range eggs.

Please be aware that whilst candle-lit dinners may be ordered at extra cost with advance notice please there are no self catering facilities in the main house – if you wish to prepare your own food please book the cottage.

Bed and Breakfast Suites cost from $185 per couple per night depending on room chosen, time of year and length of stay. Please email your dates for precise quote within 12 hours. THERE IS A 2 NIGHT MINIMUM FOR B&B SUITES AT ALL TIMES, LONGER FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND PEAK SEASON.



Uniquely located high on a hill, on 5 landscaped acres well back from a no-through road in beautiful Upper Crystal Creek, just a short 12 minute drive from the centre of Murwillumbah in the Tweed Valley, on the far North Coast of NSW. Gold Coast airport is only 35 minutes drive, whilst if coming from Brisbane allow approximately 75-80 minutes drive-time. Byron Bay is approx 45 mins drive south of Hillcrest.

Hillcrest Cottage is in its own private, fenced and screened rainforest garden close to the pool area, with spectacular views to Mt Warning from the bedroom and bathroom windows and to Springbrook Ranges and the Cougal Mountains from the Lounge double glass sliding doors and verandah.

The Cottage is completely private and fully equipped, perfect for romantic getaways and honeymoons, writers retreats or just to spend some “me” time.

Hillcrest is centrally located to 5 World Heritage Listed National Parks, a range of beauty spots, villages drives and activities including horse riding and golf. We have extensive local knowledge, a range of on-site tourist information and will gladly help you plan the best things to see and do during your stay in our beautiful Tweed Valley.

Local Attractions

5 World Heritage Listed National Parks including Mt Warning.

Horse riding.


Pristine Beaches.

Markets, arts & Crafts.

Mini Animal Stud.

Art Gallery.

Villages Drives.


Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am


This property has a standard rate of: $220

Dinner: $45 p/p

Massage: $100 p/p


Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat is 24 kms from Mount Warning


The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:

Rainforest Cafe Mount Warning National Park

Mavis’s Kitchen Restaurant

Uki Takeaway

Uki Pies

Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.

We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.



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