Shade To Shore: 7 Luxe Weekend Stays In Noosa And Beyond

Ah, the serenity

By Madeline Dowling | 30th May 2022

From the shade of the hinterland steeped in hues of native green down to the crystal blue shoreline peppered with holiday-goers, it’s safe to say Noosa locals are spoiled with a diverse landscape. So, it’s hardly eyebrow-raising that many of us are keen to escape the city in lieu of such a wondrous place.

For those looking to elevate a long weekend, or to seriously indulge, we’ve rounded up seven must-try staycation locations found in Noosa’s back pocket.

Shackpalace, Noosa Hill

Align your mind, body, and soul at this au naturale hand-crafted shack atop of Noosa Hill. Perfectly imperfect with organic fibres and materials forming the structure, this tech-free minimalistic home will invigorate your senses and enhance your day-to-day rituals with gentle encouragement to get back to basics. The dark, earthy tones have been thoughtfully considered to help lull you into a restful sleep during your stay here. Complete with hand-selected artisan products nestled within the abode, the consciously designed shack by Frank Macchia is a hug for the soul. At $480 a night, Shackpalace is the perfect staycation for when a little R&R is  just what you need – book here!


The Lodge, Noosa Heads

Immerse yourself in all this glorious abode has on offer. Whether you’re looking to taste the flavours of Noosa on Hastings Street or surf up a storm at Little Cove, this glorious spot has everything you’ll need to enjoy the perfect weekend away. This home comes with an Insta-worthy heated plunge pool and luxe amenities, including gourmet kitchen and easy indoor and outdoor living and dining. Why not jump on a cruiser bike for easy access to all of Noosa’s best spots and for $462 per night? This is weekend staycation spot speaks luxury and convenience all-in-one. Book your slice of paradise here.

Luxury Rainforest Retreat, Little Cove

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with this blissful rainforest retreat, where stunning natural landscape meets the sea. Wedged between the natural beauty of Noosa’s iconic headland and Little Cove beach, this must-stay location ticks all the boxes. Enjoy the privacy and seclusion, surrounded in this stunning, architecturally designed home complete with media room, outdoor dining, heated pool, and luxurious fireplace. This idyllic seaside escape books up quickly, so lock this one in for your next Noosa sojourn, here.

Oasis Eco Villa, Noosa

Eco-friendly by nature, this luxury floating villa moored in a serene pocket of the Noosa River is sure to help your troubles drift away. Whether you want to soak in the morning sunlight or bask in the warm glow of the setting sun, this villa has all the bases covered. Complete with yoga mats, kayaks, a dingy boat, and snorkels, the opportunities to immerse yourself in the glory of Noosa’s environment are endless. All-inclusive with an abundance of luxe amenities, your getaway at this $539 a night oasis will truly help you get back to nature. Float away here.


Domic, Sunshine Beach

If opulence is a non-negotiable, Domic is just the place to lavish in it. Architecturally crafted curved off-form concrete with hemp crete internal insulation, the palatial abode asserts uninterrupted panoramic views of the pacific. From being seamlessly meshed with Noosa National Park’s landscape to its mega-luxe all-inclusive service of private chefs and a concierge service, Domic truly sits in an echelon of its own. Complete with six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an ice bath plunge pool, steam room, cinema, and gym to boot, you won’t want to check out, ever. Shoot them an enquiry here.

Little Red Barn, Doonan

Idyllic, eye-catching, and a rustic hue of red, this revamped barn is the perfect place for a countryside escape. Doonan’s Little Red Barn not only exudes instant warmth and comfort but the $301.43 per night Airbnb has the goods to boot. From the heated concrete swimming hole that invites you to soak in the moonlight to the freestanding clawfoot tub and the high apex ceiling, this barn truly is the-little-home-that-could. Notorious for booking up quickly, it’s recommended your staycation is locked in well in advance. No time for contemplations, book now here!

Amity House, Doonan

Tucked away in the picturesque Noosa Hinterland, this blissful countryside escape is the perfect spot to slow down and soak up the natural beauty that surrounds. Luxuriate in stunning views from native bushland to Laguna Bay all year round with this relaxing homestead retreat. Elevated and naturally ventilated, this beautiful home comes complete with wood heater, large fireplace, and wrap around veranda. From $655 per night, this luxurious staycation has something for everyone, no matter whether you’re looking to toast marshmallows on the outdoor fire pit or enjoy a dip in the heated pool. Be sure to book in your next staycation here.

*Prices are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change.

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