Set among tropical gardens, Alaya Escape is a Balinese-inspired retreat, boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a self-service bar, Bali-style huts and pavilions and a wellness center. All bungalows feature a fireplace, a spa bath and a patio with garden views. Alaya Escape is just 1640 feet from the world famous Chenrezig Buddhist Institute. The property is less than 15 minutes' drive from Aussie World, the Ettamogah Pub and Australia Zoo. It is within 20 minutes' drive from Mooloolaba beaches, as well as Alexandra Headlands and Maroochydore. The air-conditioned bungalows feature a fully equipped kitchen and is fully self-contained. Guests can relax in their lounge area and watch TV or a DVD. A spa and fireplace are featured in all bungalows. Relax on the patio with views of the pool and garden. Alaya Escape has well being and development technologies including a Canadian red cedar sauna and a flotation tank for reducing stress and tension and improving mood. You can access these or therapeutic massages, or lounge poolside in one of the Balinese-style pavilions, complete with a daybed, a selection of books and a self-service bar. There is also free bicycle hire. A complimentary breakfast hamper of bacon, eggs, muffins and pancakes is provided with booking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Eudlo
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  • Fleck
    Australia Australia
    Private and tranquil, a perfect getaway just 10mins from 2 lovely little townships with nice eateries. Host was super obliging and the float tank is an experience not to be missed! Will definitely be heading back in the future!
  • Sabrina
    Australia Australia
    Amazing place to relax couldn't have asked for beter. Craig was amazing as well the reception was incredible and made us feel welcomed
  • Patty
    Australia Australia
    Alaya Escape absolutely exceeded our expectations, Craig & Molly delivered the best experience, so incredibly helpful, and all the amenities were great. The room was wonderful, clean, and perfect to celebrate a wedding anniversary weekend. Will no...

Managed by Alaya Escape

Company review score: 9.7Based on 61 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

We both still work educating and helping people (Craig is a positive psychology consultant, educator and coach and Molly a secondary teacher) on the Sunshine Coast. We are incredibly grateful and blessed for the opportunity to wake up in paradise daily and we love welcoming people into our retreat.

Property info

A slice of Bali on the Sunshine Coast, Alaya Escape offers a tranquil and beautiful Balinese-inspired and wellness-focused retreat. Equipped with floatation tanks, red cedar sauna, massage and personal development options, tropical gardens, bar and entertaining pavilions and 4 separate bungalows (all with spas and fireplaces) overlooking an oasis pool. Options aplenty and guests' choose to have a sauna and pool plunge, followed by a float in our magnesium salt floatation tank and finish off with an-room massage. Alternatively, grab a cold drink and sit on the pool lounges or Bali huts next to the oasis pool and running water falls. Situated close to everywhere, with endless eating options and iconic Sunshine Coast experiences to venture out for. We MAY accept children and pets at some stages throughout the year. Guests must contact owners and obtain permission prior / after booking as some rooms and times may preclude this being possible. Lifestyle and wellbeing retreat options available.

Neighborhood info

We are situated on top of the Blackhall mountains in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, 20 minutes to the famous beaches of Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headlands, the shopping at Sunshine Plaza and Ocean Street, villages such as Montville and Maleny and a 500 meter walk to the Chenrezig Buddhist Institute. Explore the mountain trails and take in all of the sites and senses of a mountain top rain forest using one of our 4 mountain bikes. Listen to the birds and enjoy the solitude of a beautiful and unique hideaway.

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Area info

Amenities of Alaya Escape
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Game room
  • Hot tub
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

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House rules

Alaya Escape takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Alaya Escape accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Alaya Escape is predominantly an adult retreat, however in certain cases children and pets can be accommodated upon request. Permission must be received from owners prior to booking, as not all rooms and times will be available for children or pets to stay here. Conditions and charges will apply.

Please inform Alaya Escape of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Alaya Escape

  • The prices at Alaya Escape may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Alaya Escape is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Alaya Escape include:

    • Bungalow
    • Double

  • Check-in at Alaya Escape is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Alaya Escape is 3.1 miles from the center of Eudlo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Alaya Escape offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Fitness classes
    • Spa facilities
    • Walking tours
    • Personal trainer
    • Yoga classes
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Open-air bath
    • Bike tours
    • Steam room
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Alaya Escape on this page.