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ZEN Beach Retreat, Bundaberg
Style: Beach Hideaway

ZEN Beach Retreat is a luxury fully hosted private getaway in the Southern Great Barrier Reef region. With flexible options, choose either a romantic private villa or gather a group and book exclusive use of the retreat for a memorable beach getaway.

What we love:

  • Breathtaking Ocean and beachfront views
  • Friendly, professional hosts go above and beyond to offer superior service
  • Scrumptious breakfast hamper featuring locally sourced ingredients

In the Know:

  • Available for individual villa bookings or whole retreat rental
  • TV free retreat to allow guests to truly unwind and enjoy time together
  • Direct beach access

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ZEN Beach Retreat, Bundaberg

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Location: 54 Miller Street, Bargara QLD 4670, Australia

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10:30

ZEN Beach Retreat offers luxury accommodation in Bundaberg in the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Perfectly positioned with absolute beachfront location in the beachside suburb of Bargara enjoy a relaxing beach hideaway.

Hosts Pascaline and Shane are an art-loving family, evident in the interior design with artefacts collected throughout their travels.

ZEN's themed villas and suites are designed to capture the artistic diversity from around the world with each villa individually decorated with art pieces collected during the host's world travels. Choose between the four individual villas, the three bedroom Executive Beachfront Residence or book the entire retreat and accommodate 22 guests across 11 bedrooms.

Guests can relax poolside under the cool and shady Bali Hut and dip in the 10m magnesium pool/spa to cool off throughout the year. The retreat has plenty of space for entertaining and a large kitchen to prepare meals or your hosts can arrange a private chef. Fully licensed, ZEN Beach Retreat serve a range of Bundaberg Rum's finest, local Bargara Brewing Company craft beers or cocktails inspired by Bundaberg Brewed Drinks as well as a range of fine Australian and French wines.

The retreat offers a variety of water sport activities and complimentary use of all sports and beach equipment is included in your stay including access to kayaks, surfboards and boogie boards.

Visit the Southern Great Barrier Reef to see the turtles at Mon Repos, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef or enjoy culinary pleasures on a Bundy Food Tour. Make ZEN Beach Retreat your base and enjoy day tours to Musgrave Island or Lady Elliot Island.

ZEN Beach Retreat is the perfect luxury accommodation for discerning travellers looking to getaway and celebrate in style. For group getaways, multi-generational travel or corporate retreats you may book the entire retreat for exclusive use.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Carpark
  • Communal Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Heating
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Office Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • Spa
  • Toaster
  • Babysitting Service
  • Children Allowed
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Freezer
  • Highchair Available
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor Spa
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi - Complimentary
  • Barbeque
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Cot Available
  • Fridge
  • Ice
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Masseur on request
  • Non-Smoking Establishment
  • Pay TV
  • Room Service
  • Tea/Coffee

Directions

Drive only 4.5 hours north of Brisbane
Fly 25-45 mins from Brisbane, ~3 hours from Sydney, ~4 hours form Melbourne and we will have you on the beach in no time - less than 20 minutes from Bundaberg airport

ZEN is easily accessible from all of Eastern Australia in a morning or afternoon!! If you arrive at the airport and don't want to hire a car - no problem - let us know and we can arrange a limousine pickup or free shuttle transfer to ZEN.

If driving to ZEN - Take the Bundaberg Ring Road and follow signs to Bargara. Drive into Bargara until you reach The Esplanade on the foreshore - turn right. At the roundabout, continue straight onto Miller Street - we are number 54 on your left, just after the golf course grounds....its so easy to find

Cancellation Policy

ZEN Beach Retreat and the Executive Beachfront residence have a 50% non refundable deposit at booking and no cancellation period 1 month from stay.

ZEN Villas have a 25% deposit payable at booking.

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Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

Asian Elegance Villa

Immerse yourself amongst the multicultural mix of history and art from all over Asia.
No fewer than nine countries have contributed to the eclectic mix of Asian elegance.

A stand out discovery is the yellow Chinese Wedding Cabinet. A rare find it has been part of our family for over 12 years.

Our solid Indonesian teak dining setting has been part of the family for over 15 years with wonderful memories of time spent together.

Create your own memories with a range of board, card & mind games to celebrate good times together.

Art abounds, enticing Balinese statues, Cambodian musicians, Laotian umbrellas, Chinese lanterns all add vibrancy to your little piece of Asia. Chinese lanterns and Cambodian art lead you upstairs to the rest zone.

Bedding is of the highest quality and comfort, with comfortable pillow selections available. Sail away into the evening with the subtle crashing of waves and soothing sea breezes in the background.

Modern bathroom with smart clean lines is fully equipped for your comfort.

Spacious yet cosy with direct access into the Bali Hut, Magnesium pool/spa and tranquility gardens leading the way to your sandy beach.

We can sleep up to four guests in each villa - bedding options are as King Beds or Twin Share.

Breakfast is provided as a sumptuous hamper of selected local produce.

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Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

Executive Suite

The Executive suite is a private villa that opens directly into the ZEN tranquillity gardens, and fountains. A few short steps to the direct beach access.

Quiet and spacious, the split level suite is decorated professionally. A comfortable relaxed luxury haven for the most discerning of travellers.

Tastefully styled in black and white, contrasting the theme with splashes of spot colour to tantalise the eyes. Pascalines interior decoration introduces both a masculine and feminine touch, providing an artsy yet classy suite.

Our modern charcoal coloured table top, perfect intimate dining for 4. Your fully appointed kitchen provides guest flexibility.

The modern executive office desk provides the perfect beach work station if needed. What better than address a few requests while holidaying overlooking the natural tropical green garden and magnesium pool.

The main bedroom provides for a mix of views with the gardens, pool and has a partial view of the sea. Your high quality memory foam queen size bed provides complete comfort. Dont forget to request your pillow firmness of preference for an amazing rest.

The second bedroom transforms from a single long twin share to a king sized double depending on your preference. Upper floor bedrooms are air conditioned and have built in robes.

The modern, clean lined bathroom provides a shower, WC and makeup cabinet for the Executive Suite.

Main bedroom is a high quality memory foam queen size bed, Second bedroom able to be adjusted as a king size or twin share design.

Breakfast is provided as a sumptuous hamper of selected local produce.

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Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

French Romance Villa

French Romance is alive on the Great Barrier Reef!
The atmosphere of romance, history and culture comes alive in the French Romance Villa.
Its cultured ambience and hidden secrets include original French antiques, family heirlooms and hand selected art / furnishings from ageing cottages in Provence & Brittany.

French fabrics and our personal art collection create a Provencal ambience.
Pascalines Great, Great, Grandfathers grandfather clock is just one of the secrets awaiting you. Flowing directly into the magnesium pool and spa, bali hut and tranquillity gardens leading to the beach in your quiet little haven.
Upstairs drift away in authentic Provencal bedding and century old antiques.
The stunningly upholstered French chairs provide for a comfort zone to relax and unwind.
Your high-quality bedding is transformable as either a king size or twin share, dependent on your needs.
Sea views through the Ocean Lounge combine with pool views.
The fully appointed modern bathroom has everything you need to freshen up and enjoy complete relaxation at ZEN.

Both bedrooms can be flexible provided as 2 King Size Beds or 2 x Twin Share rooms.

Breakfast is provided as a sumptuous hamper of selected local produce.

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Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

Oriental Flair Villa

Oriental Flair = Colour

The brilliant curtain designs exude Oriental Flair & African influence, radiating with the sun. Tapestries adorn the walls of oriental homes, enjoy our hand-picked Moroccan favourite.

Oranges, turquoise, greens & reds bounce off the teal blue, adding flair to your stay. Turkish lanterns from the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul create a soothing ambience. Uniqueness prevails with oriental items like the Afghanistan camel water balloons and a Zambian chess supplemented by a fully equipped dartboard.

Your den of rest, play and solace.

The Sunburst orange main bedroom exudes an uplifting vibrance in the morning sun or provides a relaxing background hue with the block out blind. Resplendent with ornate oriental wall hangings and Afghan side table you expect oriental music to appear anytime.

The main bedroom views the sea, pool, bali hut and magnificent morning sunrises, all supplemented by a fully appointed, modern, clean bathroom. Your courtyard entrance is the most direct path to the beach - less than 50 steps to the sand.

Bedding can be arranged as two king sized beds or as two twin share rooms.

Breakfast is provided as a sumptuous hamper of selected local produce.

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Room Configuration: 3 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 6

Executive Beachfront Residence

The spectacular Executive Beachfront Residence is beachfront living at its best - perfect for the executive family getaway as part of the whole retreat.

Your Top Level Executive Ocean Lounge is a commanding large open area with amazing beach and ocean views on one side and a seamless flow into the magnesium pool on the other side.

The Ocean Lounge has a spacious open plan and commanding 180 degrees views of the Great Sandy Marine Park, Pacific Ocean & Beach, you literally relax right on top of the sand and waves.

Your perfect indoor / outdoor, multi purpose family or group open space for spending great time together.

Magnificent relaxation abounds with lounges and elevated dining areas with commanding ocean views and breezes.

The Ocean Lounge has a modern, exquisitely appointed cuisine kitchen for group entertainment and the perfect private chef creation. Personal champagne bucket and wine cooler is built into the bench, just fill with ice and enjoy!

Private entry to ZEN Beach Retreat, Oceanfront Lounge & Residence from your french antique entrance. The main garden patio provides a grand view overlooking the tropical tranquillity gardens, central Bali Hut, 10m magnesium pool/spa and the expansive Ocean Lounge with its glorious Ocean and Beach views.

An extraordinary open space that is adjustable and customisable to your needs during your time at ZEN. The Ocean Lounge is the perfect shared area in your immaculately appointed venue with the modern facilities you need :
Modern cuisine kitchen.
AudioVisual linked technology - great for family movie entertainment and live streaming
Solar powered air-conditioning
Comfortable exquisite taste lounge and dining areas
Open air access to the Sky Deck and Pool Deck
Private WC for guest comfort
Fully adaptable as meeting facilities if required

At Ground level your Executive Ocean Residence can be your private retreat within a retreat your space to retire to, to relax regardless of whats happening at the rest of ZEN. The main resting option is an expansive, large double main bedroom with generous bedding the perfect place to enjoy breakfast overlooking the sea or sunrise.

The exquisite main bathroom behind the main bedroom has been designed to perfection for your comfort. A twin open shower, twin fossilised Moroccan sinks all complete with lighting and heating.

The Relaxarium spa that is available for your own private use with the intense ~55 jet hydrotherapy spa to your comfort.

All bedrooms sleep two people and are fully adaptable to guests needs. Either as a king sized double or twin share with large sized built in robes for your personal use.

A tastefully decorated bathroom, well appointed in modern, stylish designs has a shower, WC, cabinet, heating. An additional WC provides extra guest comfort on the ground floor.

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Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 22

ZEN Beach Retreat - Absolute Beachfront Relaxed Luxury

Relaxed Luxury - Retreat In-Style.
When natures inspiration & authenticity meet elegance and comfort. ZEN is hidden behind high walls of moucharabieh, setting the tone of the warm, private and intimate atmosphere of ZEN Beach Retreat. As soon as you pass the bamboo gate you feel the tropical relaxation of the verdant gardens and let your senses drift with the musical melody of the fountains.

Your exploration of the Great Barrier Reef & Beach lifestyle starts when you reach the heart of your relaxed luxury beach retreat. With 10,000 square feet (over 950 square metres) of indoor / outdoor living.

The perfect bridge at the heart of the retreat, the Bali Hut provides plenty of space for entertaining and relaxing. Surrounded by tropical gardens alongside the 10m magnesium pool / spa the Bali Hut keeps cool throughout the year.

Design in a contemporary style, we are an art- loving family where Pascalines French interior design experience merges natural materials and sophisticated textures in a private haven for guests.

Facing the beach, the light diffuses through the large picture windows on a contemporary decor where nature is omnipresent.

In the Ocean Lounge open space, a quartet of French vintage armchairs - by Prouve, are gathered near natural driftwood and molten aluminium furniture that create a relaxing yet professional ambience.

The retreat has loads of space for entertaining depending on your plans you can prepare meals for yourself, or we can bring in the services of a private chef.

Sample the local recommended restaurants or just unwind with a delicious snack on the Sky Lounge overlooking the sea.

Conveniently nestled between two of Australias World Heritage icons - the Great Barrier Reef & Fraser Island.

ZEN Beach Retreat is a private, absolute beachfront haven for up 22 guests, the perfect hideaway to relax or explore the amazing secrets that surround. Create memories that last forever with ZEN. Exclusive use of the retreat allows you to fully absorb the wonderful natural ambience and environment at your own pace and without interruption.

Toasting marshmallows around the firepit, soaking up the sea breezes, gazing in awe with the stars and moon, we create an atmosphere you will reflect on forever. Enjoy your own direct beach access to a safe and secure beach all year round. Surf or SUP right out the front of ZEN.

Immerse yourself in the large range of Beach activities, Outdoor games & Sporting pursuits. Play the beautifully kept 18 hole golf course right behind ZEN...you are spoilt for options in your downtime.

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