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The African Village
Balmoral Ridge, Australia
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African-Inspired Cottage Escape near the Sunshine Coast

Always wanted to experience a safari, but never had the chance? Feel like you are in the heart of Africa with a stay at The African Village, offering deluxe, African-themed accommodation in the picturesque town of Maleny. Escape the ordinary for a unique stay in the Sunshine Coast hinterland as you enjoy a daily breakfast hamper, a bottle of local wine on arrival and two AU$15 dining credits for Cloud Café, a favourite in the area.

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holiday Options


2 Nights
ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Cape Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for two adults
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
2 Nights
ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Kalahari Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for two adults
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
2 Nights
GROUP UPGRADE
Rondawel Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for four people
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
2 Nights
FAMILY UPGRADE
African Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for six people
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
3 Nights
ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Cape Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for two adults
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
3 Nights
ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Kalahari Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for two adults
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
3 Nights
GROUP UPGRADE
Rondawel Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for four people
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café
3 Nights
FAMILY UPGRADE
African Cottage
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for six people
  • Daily breakfast hamper
  • A bottle of local wine on arrival
  • Two AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café

A scenic drive from the Sunshine Coast will drop you to your very own slice of Africa in Australia. The African Village offers a collection of uniquely designed cottages nestled in the lush rainforest, giving you the opportunity to experience a safari-like escape in the Australian hinterland.

What You’ll Love...

The Location – Discover Maleny

Located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and easily reachable in under 45 minutes from Sunshine Coast Airport, Maleny is a picturesque town blessed with lush rainforest and scenic spots. There’s plenty to do in this charming town: from beautiful botanical gardens to spectacular waterfalls as well as dairy farms, wineries and breweries where you can sample local produce, Maleny is waiting to be discovered.

The Accommodation – African themed cottages nestled in lush gardens

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a family and friends escape, The African Village boasts five, beautifully appointed cottages that fit from two to six people.

Cape Cottage and Kalahari Cottage: Romance abounds in these two cosy cottages, perfect for couples. Both surrounded by lush rainforest and overlooking an impressive 500-year old fig tree, the cottages boast modern kitchens, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms complete with a large bath. Relax by the eco-friendly open campfire in winter and enjoy cool summer breezes on your balcony in summer.

Group Upgrade: Travelling with friends? Pick the Rondawel Cottage, boasting two bedrooms, a beautiful glass and timber living area together with an outdoor BBQ area.

Family Upgrade: Bring the whole family along when you upgrade to the ultra-spacious African Cottage, complete with three bedrooms (two bedrooms set up with fully equipped kitchen and large bathroom, plus an adjoining one bedroom with separate bathroom and kitchenette).

The Inclusions – A daily breakfast hamper, dining credits and more

Breakfast is all sorted with a daily hamper filled with bread, coffee, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more.

You will also receive a bottle of wine from The Barrel so you can toast your African escape. Enjoy two, AU$15 dining credits to be used at Cloud Café, a favourite in the area.

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