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Cape Byron Retreat

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Property grounds
Outdoor spa tub
Front of property
Classic King | Mountain view
Sanctuary Suite with Spa | Terrace/patio

Overview of Cape Byron Retreat

Cape Byron Retreat

4.0 star property
Skinners Shoot upmarket guesthouse with outdoor pool
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

101 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking
310 Skinners Shoot Road, Skinners Shoot, NSW, 2481
Main amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa services
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Water dispenser
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Main Beach - 9 min drive
  • Wategos Beach - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 35 min drive
  • Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 55 min drive
  • Mullumbimby Station - 25 min drive


  • Stone & Wood Brewery and Tasting Room - 9 min drive
  • The Byron Bay General Store - 7 min drive
  • Railway Friendly Bar, Byron Bay, NSW - 6 min drive
  • Hunky Dory Fish & Chips - 7 min drive
  • Bun Coffee - 9 min drive

About this property

Cape Byron Retreat

Enjoy your visit to Skinners Shoot with a stay at Cape Byron Retreat. You can take a dip in the outdoor pool, then indulge in massages, facials or manicures and pedicures. Other highlights at this upmarket guest house include a terrace and a garden. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 2:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • BBQs
  • Water dispenser


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • 4 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments and manicures and pedicures.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 100 to 120 per person
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Cape Byron Retreat B&B
Cape Retreat B&B
Cape Byron Retreat
Cape Byron Retreat House
Cape Retreat House
Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse
Cape Byron Retreat Skinners Shoot
Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse Skinners Shoot

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cape Byron Retreat?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Cape Byron Retreat?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Cape Byron Retreat?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Cape Byron Retreat?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cape Byron Retreat?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Cape Byron Retreat and nearby?
Cape Byron Retreat has an outdoor pool and spa services, as well as a picnic area and a garden.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Lovely and clean, beautiful property and facilities.
Phoebe St John, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

modern and clean facility.
Amir Hossein, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful retreat- perfect to wind down & relax.
Fantastic retreat, super friendly staff and perfect location in Byron.
Jenny, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peaceful stay
Lovely stay out of Byron Bay but close enough to enjoy all that Byron has to offer. Room was comfortable and property was quiet, peaceful and furnished beautifully.
Karen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Super comfortable, in your own little world. Very friendly and accommodating staff!
Alyssa, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

The best place to stay
it's a very lovely place to stay and connect with nature. The stafff were so nice, the room was spotless and we enjoyed the outdoor spa with an amazing view.. I highly recommend this hotel. Thank you!
Paola, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful location, situated away from the hustle and bustle. Room was fantastic and very comfortable.
Dan, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Love it
It was fabulous. I love it. Would love to come back again. The peacock was really there. A beautiful place
hengyuan, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect place to wind down and relax. Friendly and helpful staff. Short drive to middle of Byron would stay again next time we are here.
Angelique, 2-night romance trip
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