ZEN Beach Retreat

ZEN Beach Retreat

Picture yourself lazing on the beach within access of two of Australia’s World Heritage icons – the Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island.  ZEN Beach Retreat is a private property, on absolute beachfront; your premium boutique beach retreat.

ZEN combines the pleasures of a relaxed luxury sanctuary with unique hosted experiences that so far have been discovered by so few. This is the perfect beachfront hideaway to relax or explore the amazing secrets that the Southern Great Barrier Reef has to offer.

Being a custom designed, fully hosted retreat it is perfect for families and friends travelling together seeking to unlock their own Great Barrier Reef secret!

You are able to enjoy full access to the whole retreat offering spacious ocean lounges and beachfront decks to absorb the wonderful surrounding nature at every turn. In downtime rejuvenate in the Relaxarium Spa, the Magnesium Pool, Bali Hut or Tranquility gardens, you will be spoilt for choice.

With professional interior designs, hand selected art pieces from your hosts private collection throughout, a new discovery awaits you at almost every corner.  ZEN is the perfect luxury getaway for discerning travelers seeking to relax, renew, refresh, discover or celebrate in style.

Your hosts will provide a customized itinerary during your stay, full of unique and private tour experiences. Snorkel the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef, wander the paradise of Fraser Island or discover local culture and heroes – whatever your choice you will find a destination and secret that none of your friends have!

Unlock your own Great Barrier Reef secret!


At ZEN you are spoilt for choice; with direct beach access, you are able to enjoy a range of beach and watersport activities in the front of ZEN – surfing, stand up paddle boarding, fishing, beach volleyball, beach cricket or choose from the wide selection of outdoor games.

Nature surrounds – depending on the season you can find turtles nesting or hatching, dolphins swimming, whales migrating, with kookaburras & kangaroos close by.

Situated behind ZEN is a 18 hole professional golf course with the 1st tee only minutes away. On site ZEN has its own relaxation and wellness options to ensure you have the chance to relax fully during your stay.

ZEN Beach Retreat is perfectly positioned within arm’s reach of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island. Experience a range of offsite activities (at additional cost and seasonally dependent), creating forever memories including:

  • Day trips to Lady Musgrave Island via boat or seaplane to dive or snorkel the turquoise, pristine, unspoilt waters of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Day trips to Lady Elliot Island by plane for unbelievable snorkeling experiences and swimming with Turtles or Manta Rays
  • Day Trips to Fraser Island – travel by plane landing onto 75 mile beach for a private 4 wheel drive guided tour of some of the best sights of Fraser
  • Private Turtle discoveries followed by Turtle encounters at nearby Mon Repos
  • Private tour of the iconic Bundaberg Rum Distillery and Blend Your Own Rum experience – winner of the World’s Best Rum in 2016 & 2017
  • Create your own craft beer and enjoy a degustation with one of Australia’s most innovative breweries – Bargara Brewing
  • Discover and taste Australia’s food bowl with paddock to plate experiences
  • Elite Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard Coaching with Australia’s most advanced surf school –  radio lined coaching followed by analysis of skills on the ZEN big screens
  • Elite Golf Coaching with one of Australia’s and Queensland’s top PGA coaches – guaranteed to raise your golf game during your stay
  • Fishing Charters with local experts
  • Or just rejuvenate with your own ZEN time from a selection of our wellness activities on offer.

Suitable/best for

Executive gatherings

Families – small, large & multi-generational

Small Groups

Rooms & Accommodation - General Information

Rooms & Accommodation:

  • Asian Elegance Villa – features King or Twin bedding options
  • Oriental Flair Villa – features King or Twin bedding options
  • French Romance Villa – features King or Twin bedding options
  • Executive Suite – features a Queen and King / Twin bedding options
  • Ocean Residence – features a Queen and King / Twin bedding options

Nightly rate includes

All hosting, meals, catering and non-alcoholic beverages are included in your stay as well as property facilities and transfers as required

ZEN Beach Retreat is a fully licensed facility with a range of high quality Australian & French wines, Bundaberg Rum spirits available.

Getting there

Nearest major city/town:

City – Brisbane

Town – Bargara (15km east of Bundaberg)


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