Welcome to Bendles

Life is becoming more and more hectic distracting us from what matters; ourselves and our loved ones.
We all need an escape or perhaps a re-connection to rejuvenate ourselves. The perfect sanctuary where individuals or couples can reclaim / reconnect with their sanity and hit pause on the chaos of life. Plus add some great memories.

Bendles offers cozy, private and romantic cottages for couples located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland Mountains. Fireplaces, spa-baths and great entertainment systems are all part of your escape plan.

COVID-19 Booking Changes

Where Government travel restrictions impact your stay dates, we will allow penalty free cancellations / date changes where you have booked DIRECT with us on this website. Where booked through 3rd parties, changes are typically allowed up to 5 days prior to arrival without fees. Please check with 3rd party policies.

Romantic Accommodation for Couples in Maleny

Our Maleny cottages are the perfect romantic escape for couple wanting to relax and reconnect. With spa baths and wood fireplaces, you wont want to leave the comfort of these well-appointed hide-aways.

Location is central to the Maleny and Montville townships. Available for mid week getaways and holiday weekends

You may book with us directly to save time and money.

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Cottage & Villa Information

MALENY Cottages: 5 romantic couple’s cottages set in meticulously designed and manicured Gardens with a Rural backdrop. Can accommodate Groups of 10 people (5 x 2 Adults).

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Honeymoon, Babymoon, Anniversary, Birthday

If privacy, comfort and romance is what you are looking for then the peaceful Bendles at Maleny is your destination. With the super comfy King beds, fireplace and spabaths, you and your partner can focus on what matters – eachother.

We can arrange special treats for your stay to make it even more memorable. Talk to us about your ideas and how we can help make it perfect.

Wedding Group Accommodation

Centrally located to the majority of wedding venues of the Maleny / Montville Regions we are perfect for wedding guest accommodation.

The Maleny cottages can accommodate 10 people collectively in 5 cottages. We offer discounts when all cottages are booked. Additional options available of a ‘recovery breakfast’ the morning after the big day and late checkouts. We also offer discounts for any guests that wish to stay longer to explore this beautiful Hinterland.

Rates will vary with day of the week and season so please call Julia to discuss on 0418 796 500.

Christmas Gift or Special Occasion Vouchers & Coupons

A Bendles stay makes the perfect gift for the husband, wife, partner, parents or that special friend you just want to say thank you to. We can prepare a customized voucher that you can print or send electronically to that special person(s). You don’t need to set any specific stay dates, let the lucky recipient decide.

Vouchers may be purchased as a dollar amount or a specific number of nights. One night vouchers can be purchased for Tue/Wed/Thur escapes, but other weekdays are typically a minimum 2 night stays.

Contact us for pricing and details. We can have a voucher all done in less than a day!

Book your Escape Today

Our friendly team are more than happy to give you a local’s advice on where you can visit during your stay, or help you create a stress-free and private escape in your cottage.

Start planning your getaway today. You can book your stay direct with us with or call us on (07) 5494 2400 to discuss your perfect getaway.

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What’s Around?

There’s plenty to do while in Maleny & Montville, and staying at Bendles Cottages means you are always near the centre of the action. Both have several delightful markets to visit, and a number of ranges and parks that will give you a new area to explore each day. The famous Australia Zoo is only a 20 minute drive away as well. You’ll never be left without anything to do when you stay at Bendles Cottages!

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Guest Reviews

A perfect place for a romantic weekend away

We really loved the fire place and the spa bath. They both helped us unwind. The gardens were neat and pretty. The breakfast supplies in the fridge was a welcome surprise.


The cottage was spacious and cosy, lovely verandah to sit and eat on. Everything was spotless and the fire was amazing.


For what we paid, the inclusions that Julia throws into the cottage to make your stay comfortable was amazing. One of the best getaways my partner and I have ever been on. We can’t wait to come back soon!


Amazing cottages, had a lovely stay….

Amazing cottages, had a lovely stay. Couldn’t fault and highly recommend for any couple looking to have a weekend away in Maleny. Looking forward to coming back!



It was BEAUTIFUL ❤️ The owner’s were so sweet and provided beautiful, homely touches, such as the gorgeous breakfast hamper. Their understanding of us arriving late and having everything set up ready up go, music playing was so sweet, was so welcoming and immediately relaxed myself and my partner. We highly recommend this wonderful escape… Read more “It was BEAUTIFUL”


Ambience, the place to relax

A beautiful setting among manicured lawns and gardens.Quiet and relaxing.Julie and Darren the owners checked in with us every day. Firewood provided for lovely enclosed fire. Julie offering us fresh bread daily.All the provisons for a cooked breakfast provided plus cereal, orange juice etc. We stayed in the Toorak cottage.Cosy,comfortable bed and many personal touches… Read more “Ambience, the place to relax”

Reta and Rod

Absolutely amazing ambiance inside and out. Very relaxing, hosts warm and welcoming.


Idyllic Comfortable Peaceful

All the amenities, very comfortable and clean set in beautiful surroundings. We especially enjoyed our bountiful breakfast sitting on the porch overlooking the gardens and listening to the birds sing. Highly recommend Bendles to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway.


It was a perfect stay , we would highly recommend Bendles !

The cabin was cosy , the veiw was fabulous & the gardens were beautiful. The breakfast ingredients were fresh & plentiful. We just loved our stay, perfect getaway for couples.


Perfect Weekend Escape

On arrival in the car park we were greeted by bubbly Julia who guided us to the cottage and explained everything to us. Julia was so helpful and kind. I would highly recommend Bendles Cottages for the cleanliness and the whole ambience of the place. The cottages are away from the road so no traffic… Read more “Perfect Weekend Escape”


Absolutely beautiful, fantastic accommodation and location, great hosts . It was our second time there and it won’t be our last.


Great stay at Bendles. Julia and Darren are such nice people.
Super comfy bed.
Highly reccomend.

Australian Andy

My husband and I spent a long weekend in the Toorak cottage and had the best time! Julia & Darren were so thoughtful and accommodating.


Lovely stay at Bendles

My fiancé and I have just checked out after spending two nights at this lovely property. On arrival we were upgraded to the Toorak cottage, which was very comfortable, spotlessly clean and thoughtfully appointed with all you could possibly need for a short getaway. The large spa bath, fire place and gorgeous garden views from… Read more “Lovely stay at Bendles”



Very relaxing, peaceful and tranquil location. Follow the path to your own private cottage, with verandah, bbq. Enjoy a spa bath, free wi-fi and Netflix. All surrounded by lush gardens. Close to Maleny cheese, Maleny dairy, restaurants and Flame Hill winery. Montville. Hosts are welcoming and friendly.


Quiet, peaceful retreat for couples, felt like we were the only ones there other than the birds..


Thought of Everything

Have just returned from a blissful 3 days in these gorgeous spotlessly clean cottages.
Set in a beautiful lush garden overlooking a serene pond we in total heaven. A large hamper was inside the cottage on our arrival and the fridge had so much beautifully sourced produce, from fresh baked bread, local bacon, beautiful… Read more “Thought of Everything”


Great place to relax and enjoy the view


The %1 things eg, the detail in making us comfortable by playing relaxing music on arrival and having an amazing spread of local foods and fresh juice in the fridge!


Superb – Better than 5 star rating.

The new owners of Bendles really know how to impress. The meticulous attention to detail is amazing. It feels like home. Our cottage was spotless and comes with everything you need or want. As an example you have a Nespresso machine with pods or instant coffee or plunger coffee. The same with tea. A great… Read more “Superb – Better than 5 star rating.”


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