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Secrets on the Lake

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"Secrets on the Lake" is an established family business with award winning Secrets café and Art Gallery, featured on national television as 'the perfect romantic escape'. Perched high in the rainforest canopy on the shores of beautiful Lake Baroon are 10 world class luxury and penthouse treehouses reached by elevated carved boardwalks. From the moment you arrive at Secrets, discover a loving attention to detail everywhere you look – beautiful landscaped gardens, shingle rooved outbuildings, intricate hand carved furniture, delicate forged ironwork, handmade pottery, leadlight windows and many other finishing touches handcrafted by local artists. Standard stay includes a breakfast basket with complimentary wine, scones on arrival and warm croissants or muffins daily. Our chefs create delicious seasonal breakfast, morning tea and lunch menus for the café and evening meals for guests who prefer to dine in their cabins. Stay and celebrate your birthday, honeymoon, proposals and weddings.
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Free parking
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Non-smoking hotel
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Secrets is hands down the best places we've ever seen or stayed at! The owners George and Aldy have put heart and soul into their property and you really pick up on that in every part of Secrets. For example, it's not unusual for all guests to receive a rose from George as he
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much! George and I are very happy that across the board you had a great time and that you have wanted to tell everyone about it. Kind regards Aldy
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Stopped in for a coffee and sweet treat and didn't disappoint. This place is simply amazing. Greeted and served by friendly staff. Coffee more than pleased the taste buds and our scones and cheesecake were delicious. This place is a must👍😊
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks Kylee Your review is much appreciated. I have a great pastry chef Josh who makes all my recipes now. He was a great find. Kind regards George and Aldy!
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This is by far one of the best places we have ever stayed in the world. If your looking for a romantic getaway, “secrets” is the perfect place to relax and reconnect with your loved one. The luxury treehouses are hidden in the natural rainforest of the Sunshine Coast hinterland
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks Adrian We appreciate your great review. I will pass your kind words onto George who is definitely a one off. Look forward to having you stay in June. Kind regards Aldy!
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So enjoyed dining at Secrets on the Lake and not being disappointed with the quality of the food. I ordered the steamed ginger and pineapple pudding for desert and I can say it was of the nicest deserts I have ever eaten. Light and fluffy, melt in your mouth. 👍To the chef.
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Kerry! Our Ginger Pineapple Pudding was Chef Mats choice using local produce and it is a hit. The specially flavoured sauce anglaise is inspired. My team under Mat and Di our restaurant manager are brilliant. So pleased you had a lovely experience. Kind regards George and Aldy!
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My partner and I recently stayed at Secrets on the Lake in the Lizards Lair treehouse. We were absolutely blown away by the beauty of the grounds, the view from our treehouse and the craftsmanship of the entire place! This family run business has added a wholesome thoughtful
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Response from Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the Lake
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Sarah for your lovely review. I am tempted not to show George as it will go to his head. All jokes aside we love this place so much that reviews like yours make our day. Kind regards George and Aldy!
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Hi Ashmark20, Montville is 1 1/2 hours drive north of Brisbane situated in the Hinterland above the Sunshine Coast. It's about 2 1/2 hours drive from the Gold Coast. We would love to see you one day.
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How far is Secrets on the Lake from the nearest shops?
Driving at legal speed approximately 6 minutes, however if you are a visitor it will be longer as there is so much that is beautiful to see along the way.
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"The villa called Secrets has a waterfall right out the bathroom window!"
"All the tree houses are beautiful, we stayed in Dragonfly."
"Rainforest paradise at Whistlestop, the others are amazing tree houses too (we visited them too) - I think they are all great."
"We were only there for lunch"
"The Bower has a wonderful view of Lake Baroon, but they are all stunning"
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PRICE RANGE
$173 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandSunshine CoastMontville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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