Guest Reviews

Please feel free to browse some of the guest reviews on our web­site or go to the Tri­pAd­vi­sor link.

Warm & Welcoming

Sep 08, 2023

Judith was warm & welcoming, and gave us the complete privacy we were looking foron our break from the kids.

The property was beautifully designed, smelled amazing, and was warm and comfortable.  The spa was relaxing and we spent many hours in…

Responsive & Flexible

Jun 16, 2022

Judith is really responsive and flexible host. Her place is cozy and makes me feel like I’m at home. I’ve never seen an Airbnb with such well equipped kitchen with breakfast provided. We had an amazing time staying at her place!

An absolutely delightful experience

Mar 17, 2022

An absolutely delightful experience. Only minutes away from beaches and the motorway, yet it seemed a world away. Nestled in a beautiful valley with beautifully designed garden and associated grounds that make you want to explore, is Jagundami.


Wonderful Property - Great Location

Jan 18, 2022

A wonderful property in a great location. Staying here reminded us of SE Asian spa retreats. Lush, secluded property and a quick drive (8min) to Valla and ~15min to Nambucca Heads. Very well stocked and supplied inside the house. Spacious and…

Incredible Stay

Jun 28, 2021

We wanted to thank you for an incredible stay....
We were welcomed by you so nicely which made us feel at ease straight away.
We had everything we needed and were so relaxed. We loved the hot tub and the view from the deck. The bed was so comfortable,…

Tranquil, Peaceful, Cool

Dec 01, 2020

"Judith's Jagundami is a tranquil, peaceful, cool space to stay near Valla. We loved the well equipped kitchen, cool living spaces, hot spa and comfy bed with sumptuously soft sheets. The birdsong in the mornings and evenings is wonderful. Walk down…

Can’t recommend this place enough

Oct 25, 2020

"Had a wonderfully relaxing time at Jagundami, the photos definitely don’t do the place justice! The things I most enjoyed about the stay was the luxuriously soft bamboo sheets, and the outdoor spa, which I never wanted to leave. High quality…


Sep 04, 2020

WOW! What a lovely relaxing sty?The accommodation, the spa, peace and quiet, birdsong!
Thanks Judith, we will be back.
Jo & Dan

Close to Valla Beach

Aug 29, 2020

We really enjoyed our stay at Judith’s retreat. It’s reall well appointed...lots of space and a wonderful outside spa and view. Close to Valla Beach.
Sue & Craig

Well appointed

Aug 08, 2020

Absolutely amazing, relaxing time in your well appointed guest house.PS We LOVED the Spa x❤️x
Jim & Jannette

Beyond amazing

Jul 24, 2020

Not only is the guesthouse beautiful, but generally everything is architecturally interesting and beyond amazing.
WE have just vowed to definitely make a return visit.
Matthew & Cindy

Beyond Paradise

Jul 22, 2020

Your place is beyond Paradise!
Thank you fo a very relaxing and welcoming stay.We’ve really enjoyed it. Hope to be here again one day.
Meredith & Rhys

Enjoyed everything

Jun 16, 2020

Every little touch made it that little bit more special. ......
.......we enjoyed everything.
Emma & Jack

Hope to be back

Mar 12, 2020

Very....warm welcome, comfortable, beautiful location, pleasant stay, and we hope to be back.
Vickie & Jim

Everything we needed and more

Mar 10, 2020

Thank you for a beautiful stay . You have a gorgeous property and we had everything we needed and more. We will be back.
❤️Adelaide & Rhys

Luxurious Place

Oct 19, 2019

Judith hosts a really luxurious place, and having a heated spa really makes this a must for couples looking to get away from crowds and have some romance! we really loved the accommodation and thoughtful touches, Highly recommend for couples looking…

Serene & Stunning

Jun 28, 2019

Serene and stunning spot with all the comforts, and more, of home. Thank you for your hospitality
Judith. Your place is amazing.
Kate & Phil

Lovely Touch

Jun 05, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed staying in your guesthouse.The artwork adds a lovely touch. A return visit is definitely in the cards.
L & K

Will be Back

Mar 05, 2019

Thank you for a fabulous stay Judith you are such a warm person and you have a beautiful guesthouse.
We will be back again!
Daniela & Chris
London, UK

Fabulous Facilities

Jan 23, 2019

What a great place. You made us feel so welcome.Fabulous facilities, lovely location AND a hot tub!
Thank you
Denise & Charles

Wonderful Escape

Jan 15, 2019

Thanks once again Judith or a wonderful escape at Jagundami. A relaxing break before the start of another working year.
Many thanks,
Vicki, Brad and Daniel

Beautiful Guesthouse

Dec 06, 2018

Fantastic stay here for our Christmas Down Under. Your guesthouse is beautiful.
Thank you for your excellent hospitality, recommendations and letting us borrow the beach tent.
Valla will always be special to us as we got engaged on the beach…

Stunning Getaway

Nov 14, 2018

Such a stunning little getaway. We wish we could stay all week! Amazing hospitality.
Thank you so much. Will definitely be back.
G & R


Oct 11, 2018

We wish we could stay longer!What a lovely home. Everything is perfect: the kitchen, food, atmosphere and those bamboo sheets were wonderful. thank you so much for the hospitality- it has been a lovely escape. We hope to come back one day.
A & W

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