WINNER - AUSTRALIAN House of the Year!
WINNER of the 2008 Queensland State Building Design Awards 
Category:  Custom Designed Homes over 450sqm

Location used for X FACTOR UK 2010

Crowned Australia's Best House in a gala awards ceremony in Canberra, Mali Mali also won QLD's Best House.

Mali Mali is located on 40 acres of absolute hilltop. With 360 degree panoramic views from the Daintree Rainforest to the Pacific Ocean and back to the rainforest, this idyllic retreat is in a league of it's own.

Designed by internationally acclaimed, multi award winning designer, Chris Vandyke and built by multi award winning Keith Tesch, Mali Mali features cascading water gardens that run alongside tropical pavilions to meet the infinity pool at the master pavilion. Three king bedrooms (and a Media Room) offer superior accommodation for up to 8 discerning guests.

Complete with it's own heli pad and world class tennis court, all offering breathtaking views of Tropical North Queensland, Mali Mali is a premium luxurious holiday retreat fit for a pro!

Ambience surrounds and time stands still!

Mali Mali is a home like no other and the nightly tariff includes:
  • Accommodation to sleep 6 guests (maximum 8 accommodated)
  • 3 king size bedrooms with ensuites (+ Media Room with king sofa bed)
  • 40 acres of absolute hilltop
  • 360 degree panoramic views of the mountains, rainforest, oceans and beaches
  • Absolute privacy, seclusion and confidentiality
  • World class tennis court with tennis pavilion
  • Helicopter pad
  • Wet-edge infinity swimming pool
  • Gourmet kitchen including dishwasher and espresso machine
  • State of the art entertainment and appliances
  • WIFI (excessive use may be charged to guest)
  • Media room (with fold out couch)
  • Water gardens
  • Sunbathing deck and massage pavilion
  • Tropical gardens
  • Fully air conditioned and ceiling fans
  • Double car garage
  • Full laundry facilities
  • All linen and beach towels are provided
  • A complimentary mid stay service is provided for bookings of 8 nights or more

Especially for our Guests
A personal meet and greet service upon your arrival at Mali Mali. (subject to arrival times).  Boutique wine, a selection of local produce and tropical flowers welcome you.   L'Occitane amenities are provided for your enjoyment.

Spa Indulgence
Lay by the amazing infinity pool looking up into the Daintree Mountains while you enjoy a relaxing foot soak, full body massage, desert salt exfoliation and warmed mapi mud body wrap. Your mind drifts away while your scalp is massaged before being led to your bath to soak and wash away any remaining tension. Complete the experience with a nurturing facial and foot and hand treatment. Revive your senses with the sounds and fragrances of the tropics and make this wonderfully indulging spa treatment a part of your breathtaking holidy experience. 3 hours $350.00. We are happy to tailor personalised spa packages for your stay.   Peruse complete Spa Menu


Mali Mali has a confidential location to protect guests privacy.  It is located just 5 minutes drive from the nearest town, Mossman and just 20 minutes from Port Douglas.  A map with directions is provided on payment of the final balance.  Mali Mali is located in absolute seclusion on top of Mt Somerset.   Mali Mali covers a stretch of hilltop, 40 acres in total and offers panoramic 360 degree views from the Pacific Ocean to the Daintree Rainforest. Views are enjoyed to Port Douglas and beyond including Low Isles off Newell Beach and Double Island off Cairns.  Mali Mali offers the perfect location for experiencing the wonders of the local region from rainforest tours to snorkelling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef.


Chris Vandyke - Mali Mali from AbodeTV on Vimeo.


$950.00 per night

Minimum nights stay - 3 ($2850.00)
Minimum nights stay for weddings - 5

Tariff applies for upto 6 guests
Accommodation Only
Additional guests - $50.00 per person per night
Maximum guests accommodated at this retreat - 8

(not included in tariff)
Day excursions, tours and activities
In House Catering
In House Massage and Spa Treatments
Private Yoga

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MALI MALI - Bookings and Enquiries