Whitsunday Islands Resorts: The Best Places to Stay

The seventy-four islands that comprise the Whitsundays stun visitors with their picture-perfect appearance. The Great Barrier Reef protects the waters around the islands making the Coral Sea perfect for watersports such as sailing. Only five of the islands have resorts, most are uninhabited and ripe for exploring. If you’re looking to plan a trip to what some call the world’s most beautiful beaches, book your stay at one of these luxurious Whitsunday Islands resorts. These gorgeous Australia resorts will take your breath away!



qualia Whitsunday Islands resorts
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The qualia resort ranks as one of the world’s best. It is on its own peninsula on the Northern tip of Hamilton Island in the heart of the Whitsundays.


A world class luxury resort in the Whitsundays. qualia is a private world of sensory perfection on Hamilton Island. qualia (pronounced kwah-lee-ah) in Latin means “a collection of deeper sensory experiences”. qualia is situated on the secluded northern-most tip of Hamilton Island surrounded by all the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef. With a relaxed aspect and mesmerising calmness, time seems to stretch forever.


The resort allows only guests age 16 and up, lending it a sophisticated atmosphere. Guests stay in their choice of 60 independent pavillions nestled into the landscape. The rooms feature plunge pools and the best amenities. This makes qualia one of the most luxurious of the Whitsunday Islands resorts.


qualia’s exquisitely designed pavilions promise privacy and luxury on Hamilton Island’s secluded northern tip. Each of qualia’s 60 light-filled pavilions faces the water, surrounded by lush tropical bushland within the resort. All pavilions boast the spectacular tropical bushland or stunning postcard views of the Whitsundays. Natural tones of timber, stone and glass reflect the serenity of qualia’s Whitsundays locale, subtly framing the seafront setting and providing sweeping views from every room.


Beach Club


Beach Club Australia Resorts: The Best Places to Stay
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On Queensland Island, the Beach Club is the choice for luxury accommodation when it comes to Australia resorts. The resort offers 57 world-class rooms located on a spectacular swath of beach. Similarly to qualia, it is an adults-only resort.


An adults-only oasis, this tranquil, boutique resort sits right on Catseye Beach, overlooking the Coral Sea. With its spectacular beachfront location, private restaurant and lounge, child-free ambience and personalised service, the Beach Club Hamilton Island is the ultimate couples’ getaway…When you’re finished lounging, you can make the most of complimentary access to all (non-motorised) sports equipment, including catamarans, paddle boards, kayak hire, windsurfers and snorkelling equipment, and use of the island’s gym, spa, sauna and tennis court hire.


Each room at the resort also offers a patio or courtyard with a view over Catseye Beach. This guarantees guests the perfect backdrop to their Australian beach vacation.

Hayman Island


Hayman Island Whitsunday Islands Resorts: The Best Places to Stay
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Booking a stay at Hayman Island will guarantee and once in a lifetime vacation. The resort is being renovated currently but will reopen summer of 2019 making it one of the newest Whitsunday Islands resorts.


Australia’s most iconic private island resort re-imagined. Welcome to a secluded paradise of serenity and breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, Hayman Island by InterContinental presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment. From the moment you step off your seaplane, helicopter or luxury yacht, you will discover an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering; where diving the Great Barrier Reef, basking in your private pool, sailing the Coral Sea, indulging in culinary artistry and soulful spa treatments are but yet the beginning.


The resort lies on a three- by five-mile island with plenty of activities for guests to enjoy. Unlike the previous two resorts, Hayman Island is a family-friendly resort. This allows you to enjoy this luxurious island getaway while the kids enjoy their own kid’s club.

It is certainly not hard to see that any of these three Whitsunday Islands resorts would be the perfect place to stay while enjoying your Australian beach getaway. For even more Australian resorts, explore 4 Australian Waterfront Resorts To Book Today.

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Whitsunday Islands Resorts: The Best Places to Stay