Bawley Bush Retreat accommodation cottages are set in a forest of burrawang ferns and spotted gums adjacent to Lake Willinga on the South Coast of NSW. All our cottages embody sustainable building, water and waste practices. Care is taken to ensure our vistas, sweeping lawns, bushwalks and camping glade are well maintained. All cottages are self-contained, have high quality linen, dishwashers, wood fires and BBQ's.  All our permanent beds are kings and can be unzipped to make singles. We can accommodate around 35 wedding guests on site, for guest overflow there are many accommodation options in nearby Bawley Point. Here is an overview but for more details, including pictures of cottage interiors please visit our accommodation website:  .

Kookaburra Cottage

Kookaburra Cottage is a very comfortable large 4br home with exposed Australian hardwood timber, clad in compressed earth bricks, tiled floors and fully insulated and air-conditioned upstairs with a beautiful view over the adjacent dam.


It has 2 king-bed bedrooms upstairs, one downstairs and 1 small bedroom with 2 singles that can be zipped to a king. Up to 15 wedding or retreat guests can be accommodated using fold out beds in the bedrooms and the lounges and foldup beds in the living room. Bathrooms are downstairs.

Note-Kookaburra is not suitable for children due to the immediate access to the dam.

Chefs   Cottage

Chefs Cottage is an earth brick, hand-finished cottage with a loft and cathedral roof. The high ceilings and extensive use of natural materials impart a comfortable, rustic ambience. Chefs has  2 X king-bed bedrooms downstairs and a loft that can be set up with 2 king singles or king bed plus 1 foldup.  So a total of 3 couples or up to 7 singles can be comfortably accommodated. 


The kitchen has an island preparation bench, crockery, cutlery and glasses for a party of 10. Dining can be inside or outside on the deck overlooking the forest.  There is just 1 inside bathroom/toilet but there is an additional outdoor shower and bath.

Cormorant & Oystercatcher Bush Apartments

Or Seabird Cottage

The Cormorant and Oystercatcher Bush Apartments are duplex 1br units that can be joined to make the  3br "Seabird" Cottage. They overlook the sweeping lawn towards Lake Willinga. Each apartment is completely self-contained with the living area and kitchenette downstairs, bathroom on the mezzanine-level and a large king-bed+ bedroom in the loft upstairs. The apartments can be interconnected on mezzanine level. With sharing, each apartment can sleep up to 6 people and each has a dog yard at rear. Each is equipped at 4 star level with everything you could need.

Bawley Bush Retreat
101 Willinga Rd,
Bawley Point NSW 2539

Tel: +61 2 6100 4743

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