The resort is a private boutique beach retreat with a strong focus on environmental sensitivity as well as superb cuisine and world-class service. A secluded hideaway in picturesque North Queensland set on 30 acres of lush landscaped rainforest gardens, this private beachfront property provides the ultimate authentic tropical Australian honeymoon experience. Offering its own extensive botanical gardens, the resort consists of detached secluded suites and private bungalows nestled amongst a natural oasis of coastal lagoons and surrounded by swathes of palms and endemic rainforest; a rich habitat that provides a home to dozens of native species. It is therefore no surprise that this wonderfully romantic resort has become a firm favourite with honeymooners and nature lovers the world over. Renovated in 2010, the property comprises 44 guest rooms and welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities on offer to guests include a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom, a newspaper stand, a café, a bar, a restaurant and conference facilities. For an additional fee, guests may make use of the Internet access. Furthermore, room and laundry services as well as a car park are also provided.
If guests plan to swim, dive, snorkel, sail (or simply photograph) the Great Barrier Reef, they have come to the right place - this is without question the best situated resort in Queensland from which to do so. With all tours picking up and returning to the property daily, the resort and spa offers the ideal balance of seclusion without isolation. Just 20 minutes' drive from Cairns Airport (approximately 20 km), the property is perfectly located to explore the region's quiet, pristine beaches, its unspoilt coastlines, and northern Australia's rugged outback.
The Pandanus Deluxe Bungalows are tastefully appointed and spacious, with king-size beds, large flat-screen TVs, ceiling fans and quiet energy-efficient individually regulated air conditioning throughout. In-room amenities and facilities include tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones, complimentary wireless Internet access with VOIP compatibility, an in-room safe, minibar, clock radio and ironing set. The en suite bathrooms are spacious with a bath, shower, hairdryer along with a range of complimentary environmentally-friendly toiletries. The private balconies are truly wonderful; the perfect spot to unwind and listen to the chorus of local birdlife. Nature lovers need look no further; each bungalow is cleverly designed to blend into the natural rainforest.
Guests may take a refreshing dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool and relax on the sun loungers laid out for use. Sun loungers may also be hired on the sandy beach.
All major credit cards are accepted including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA. American Express and Diners Club incur a 2% merchant fee.
When exiting the airport access road turn right at the main Captain Cook Highway, and remain on this road for approximately 15 kilometres. Passing through 8 roundabouts, just follow the exit signs for Port Douglas/Mossman/Palm Cove, i.e. remain on the main Captain Cook Highway heading north. Prior to the 9th roundabout, move into the right lane and exit for Kewarra Beach. Follow the road over a small roundabout and continue to the bottom of Poolwood Road. This then makes a 90-degree turn to the left and after less than a minute the entrance to the resort can be found, where the staff look forward to welcoming guests. Transfers from Cairns city and Cairns' domestic and international airports are available. This service must be booked no later than 24 hours prior to arrival. All tours in the region to the Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda, Atherton Tablelands, Skyrail, the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation pick up and return to the resort daily.
The resort has established an excellent reputation over 25 years for delivering a truly sublime guest experience and for adhering to sensitive eco-tourism principles without compromising standards of comfort and service.
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