Local in the Know: Randy and Maree from Artisan Spa Views Bed and Breakfast Maleny
Tell us a secret only a local would know:
Obi Lookout, Schultz Rd, Witta (just off Curramore Road). It look s over the beautiful Obi Valley to the north.
What is your favourite time of year on the coast and why?
Autumn when the air is crisp and clear with blue skies and rainy days.
What do you do to relax on the Sunshine Coast?
Relax with friends on our balcony over-looking at the beautiful Conondale Valley at Sunset. Spare of the moment lunch at one of the many great restaurants on the hinterland.
When friends and family come and stay, what do you recommend for them to do during their stay on the Sunshine Coast?
Dining out each day: Maudys Restaurant at Witta in the mountains, Gypsys Table at Montville.
King Ludwigs on Mountain View, The Key African Restaurant at Cairncross and The Reserve for a little bit of luxury. Pomodoras for relaxing on the Obi Creek. The Terrrace of Maleny for a seafood platter.
Visit many of the Galleries like Peace of Green for local works of arts and crafts and Tree Frog Gallery.
What is the your favourite aspect about living on the coast?
VIEWS, Climate and the diverse culture of locals.
What is your idea of a perfect day spent on the Sunshine Coast from dawn to dusk?
Having breakfast at one of the many cafes in Maleny. Sight seeing the coastline. Walks in the forest. Retail therapy in Maleny and meet up with friends for long lingering lunch at Gyspys Table. Take a walk in one of the many forest walks. Watch the sun go down with cocktail in hand overlooking the Conondale and Mary Valley Views at Artisan Spa Views.
What do guests love about your hotel?
Friendly welcome, local information, Views, King Bed, King spa and king size breakfast served to their suite each morning.
Describe your hotel in five words.
Luxurious, artisan woodwork, spectacular views.
Provide us with a word picture of your hotel.
After arriving at the friendly reception, you are shown to your own spa suite- one of three. When entering the Artisan you immediately feel the first class luxury relaxing ambience. Imagine while you stretch out and float in your deep large spa overlooking the spectacular views of the valley and ranges below then nap or watch a movie in a king bed. Wake in the morning with great views and a sumptuous breakfast tray being served to the suite. The Jacuzzi House sits high on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland nestled between picturesque Kenilworth and the vibrancy of Maleny you will find the elevated spectacular views of beautiful valleys, forests and mountain ranges from your own private balcony.
What makes your hotel special?
As one of our many Guest reviews says:
"Upon arrival the place just looked amazing. Being greeted as soon as we arrived and treated like friends that they had been waiting for made us feel so at home. We had the most amazing view from our balcony and the spa and service was second to non of amazing”.
The guest also said, “All the beautiful furniture complimented the place so very nicely... the breakfast that Randy and Maree give you every morning is massive and fills you up. Must finish with saying thanks heaps for an amazing long weekend and we'll be back sooner than you think!”