Located an hour’s drive north of Cairns, Port Douglas is the holiday destination for the discerning and the well-heeled. If you’ve ever wanted to float alone in a warm, turquoise ocean, surrounded by islets of perfect coral sand, or soak in a crystal clear rainforest river, Port Douglas is the place to go. Its pure white beaches are framed with gracefully swaying palm trees and you can fill your social media with beautiful shots of sunsets and misty dawns. Port Douglas epitomises high-end holidaymaking and it’s 5-star hotels, boutique resorts and secluded retreats take style and elegance to new heights.
When staying at a luxury hotel in Port Douglas you will experience hospitality at its most refined. The main street of Port (as the locals call it) is the place to see and the place to be seen. It’s array of boutiques, designer outlets and fine cafes are the locations to hang out in between dips in your private pool, and romantic moonlit walks along empty beaches. Offshore, the Great Barrier Reef beckons and you can go chasing waterfalls in the lush and ancient rainforests of the Daintree.
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This 5-star hotel is the best example of what a relaxing complex should be. Surrounded by lush greenery and huge palm trees, right on the shores of the snow-white sandy beaches of the sea, it looks like a piece of paradise. Located in a truly idyllic and luxury setting where you’ll find everything, you don’t even have to leave the resort area during your holiday.
The luxury hotel has 295 elegantly furnished rooms, suites and villas, of which the ground floor, swim-up entry rooms are truly unique. The spacious marble bathrooms come with upscale Le Grand Bain toiletries, and each of the practically furnished rooms exudes pure luxury and comfort.
The resort has several independent restaurants and bars. Harrisons by Spencer Patrick is a multi-award winning restaurant where guests can taste sophisticated fine dining menus and Feast Restaurant serves specialties of modern Australian cuisine. Lagoon House is also ideal for beer and cocktail lovers, while Lobby Cafe pampers you with fresh, handmade pastries and an excellent selection of coffees.
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort has more than 2 hectares of saltwater lagoon pools, so privacy is guaranteed thanks to its vast area. At Kaia Day Spa, luxury massages, body and facial treatments are available, of course using only upscale products. The Mirage Country Club Fitness Center offers tennis and golf possibilities in the well-designed areas.
Located in a lush green environment, Peppers Beach Club is the luxury hotel you will need for complete relaxation. A short walk from the famous Four Mile Beach, pleasant shopping streets and restaurants, this elegant hotel could not be in a better location, and tours to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest are also nearby.
The rooms and suites are all well-appointed, with elegant furnishings and spacious, bright areas. The balconies are surrounded by palm trees and lush green plants, providing a truly soothing and calm feeling. Even the simplest rooms have a private spa on the balcony and the larger suites have their private plunge pool.
Next to the 5-star hotel’s central pool is located Koko Poolside Bar & Kitchen, where fresh seafood is served daily. Of course with impeccable quality and high quality service. In addition to specialties, guests can enjoy special cocktails by the turquoise pool, in a snow-white environment surrounded by lush greenery.
Swimming in the crystal clear waters of the long, lagoon-style pool is at guests’ disposal throughout the day. There are, of course, sunbeds all around, which can be used indefinitely. In addition to a gym with modern facilities, Peppers Beach Club offers a 24-hour reception and concierge service for guests’ maximum comfort.
The Santara Resort is an adults only retreat, specializing in the needs of couples. The luxury hotel has won the Certificate of Excellence for several years, thanks to its perfect location, for example. A few minutes walk away, lovers of cafes and boutique shopping can indulge, and the Marina, which is also just a few steps away, offers daily departures to the Great Barrier Reef.
The hotel is an oasis in the bustling city, with superbly equipped, elegantly furnished apartments. The ground-floor apartments have direct pool access, while some of the larger upstairs apartments have an outdoor jacuzzi. Each of the modern and spacious upstairs rooms has a private balcony and large windows that brighten the areas with natural light.
A variety of high-quality breakfasts can be pre-selected at the time of booking and can be enjoyed in the intimate atmosphere of the rooms. And for a pleasant dinner, choose from the excellent restaurants on the beach, which showcase the masterpieces of all the cuisines of the world.
The hotel’s lush and calm environment provide the perfect venue for romantic weddings. At the onsite spa, you can experience the real, refreshment for your body and soul, thanks to a wide variety of essential oils and aromatherapy treatments. The two lagoon style pools, as the central element of the building complex, invite you to splash around every hour of the day.