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Stunning Balinese Inspired Cottage With Pool & Spa in The Byron Bay Hinterland

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Stunning Balinese Inspired Cottage With Pool & Spa in The Byron Bay Hinterland

Stunning Balinese Inspired Cottage With Pool & Spa in The Byron Bay Hinterland

4.7/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot tub

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJinangong Nature Reserve10 min drive
  • Popular LocationNorth Byron Parklands12 min drive
  • Popular LocationInner Pocket Nature Reserve15 min drive
  • AirportGold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta)38 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
1292 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Stunning Balinese Inspired Cottage With Pool & Spa in The Byron Bay Hinterland

Romantic villa with outdoor pool and spa tub
Beautifully Modern Balinese inspired Cottage, Situated in a 5 acre Tropical and exotic botanical Garden.
Fully private, fully fenced, Balinese water garden with your own personal plunge pool and sun deck and
your own personal 5 person spa for your exclusive use.
Huge Deck with Day Bed, spacious lounge with Wood fire Combustion heater, 68cm HD 4K Sony Smart TV, Bose Sound system, Access to in-house Movies, TV Shows and Music or Stream your own through Wireless.
All indoor and outdoor lighting, air-conditioning, sound and TV controlled through Control 4 LED and remote
Main Bedroom has a Beautiful Queen Sized Pillow Top bed with Eygptian cotton Sheets and ensuite indoor / outdoor bathroom with private courtyard and massive Balinese stone bath,
Second Bedroom has 2 King Single pillow top beds which can be configured as singles or fitted together to make a luxurious king sized bed. Second Bedroom has ensuite Bathroom with Shower, Toilet and Washing Machine.
Kitchen is fully appointed with European Appliances and an amazing bench top from a tree on the property. Large BiFold Windows, open out to covered pool deck allowing you to eat indoor/outdoor.
Boardwalk between water garden leads to Balinese Gazebo with Daybed, swinging chair and with 5 person sunken spa to fully relax in.
Bliss Cottage is fully fenced and accessed through a number of beautiful Balinese doors, stay inside or venture out into the 5 acres of tropical, botanical gardens.

Sanctuary in The Pocket - Bliss Cottage, Byron Bay Hinterland, Luxury Accommodation, and Wedding Venue

All linen and towels are provided and all your basic kitchen and bathroom essentials.
Situated only 30 minutes from Ballina or the Gold Coast airports, we are ideally situated for that well deserved short weekend getaway or long break

Activities for everyone

There's something for everyone here. From learning to surf, kayaking with dolphins, hang gliding with eagles, to wandering through magnificent national parks to magical waterfalls.
Hang out on a mountain top with views to die for, or wander through the peaceful countryside.
Meander through the through funky townships, with great coffee and vibrant food, or check out the weekly community and farmers markets to people watch and buy great locally produced produce
Live Music abounds, try Brunswick Heads pub, with it's great beer garden and food, while listening to local musicians or Sunday afternoons at Billinudgel pub, for the Jam (one of the best kept secrets) and listen to seasoned musicians from all over Australia, while enjoying a steak in one of the original Country pubs.
Explore Mullumbimby set against the magnificent backdrop of Mount Chincogan and the famous Mount Warning. This original 70s hippie village is home to great organic shops, friendly cafes and one of the most popular pubs in the area.
Yoga and Meditation classes abound close at hand, or we can arrange personal sessions with local practitioners.
Have a massage on the deck as the sun goes down (Please provide 24 hours notice) before you relax into a quiet evening or a night out at local towns

Festival Central

Ideal Festival accommodation, Situated 7 Minutes from North Byron Parklands (The Falls and Splendour in the Grass Music Festivals) 12 Minutes from Mullumbimby (Mullum music festival, Byron Spirit Festival, Living earth Festival) 15 Minutes from Tyagarah Tee Tree Farm (The Blues Festival, Boomerang Festival) and 18 minutes from Byron Bay (The Writer's festival, International Film Festival, Byron Art's Classic), you are situated right in the heart of the cultural activities that abound in the local area. You are close to the action, but can also retreat at the end of the day to relax in your own peaceful Sanctuary
Air-conditioned accommodations at this villa offer private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Jonathan Hartland

Property amenities


  • Beach towels


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Massages


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Car required


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Ice maker


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • TV
  • Stereo
  • Video library
  • Music library

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Fully fenced
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine
  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Golf nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 1292 sq ft (120 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Sanctuary Pocket Cottage Mullumbimby
Sanctuary Pocket Cottage
Sanctuary In The Pocket The
Sanctuary in the Pocket The Cottage
Sanctuary in the Pocket Bliss Cottage Byron Bay Hinterland

About this area

The Pocket

Located in The Pocket, this villa is in a rural area and on a river. Wabba Road Diversion Trailhead and Mount Chowan Trailhead are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Jinangong Nature Reserve and Inner Pocket Nature Reserve. Scuba diving and windsurfing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and ecotours nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jinangong Nature Reserve - 10 min drive
  • Marshalls Creek Nature Reserve - 11 min drive
  • North Byron Parklands - 12 min drive
  • Billinudgel Nature Reserve - 13 min drive
  • Inner Pocket Nature Reserve - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Mullumbimby Station - 17 min drive
  • Coolangatta Airport (OOL) - 38 min drive


  • Ocean Shores Tavern — 14 min drive
  • Empire Cafe Mullumbimby — 16 min drive
  • LuLu's — 16 min drive
  • Izakaya Yu — 16 min drive
  • The Middle Pub — 16 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

The perfect retreat
We absolutely loved our stay and Jonathan and Susie are amazing hosts, couldn’t fault anything at all highly recommended bliss cottage, thanks for having us and we hope to return. M. Evans

3/5 Okay

Great holiday
Had a great time staying here

5/5 Excellent

Peaceful getaway
The Sanctuary is such an amazing place for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We had the most relaxing time away. The tranquil surroundings, the peace and quiet, spa, pool, night lighting and that kitchen! Susie and Jonathan we’re wonderful hosts, the dogs such an added bonus. Would highly recommend!

5/5 Excellent

A truly magical family experience.
Never before have we experienced a break away like this! A stunning location in the most captivating setting.

5/5 Excellent

The Sanctuary
The property was amazing! The hosts were lovely too. Great value for money.