Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most sought after holiday destinations, and is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself as you spend your days sailing, snorkelling, or diving around the gorgeous Great Barrier Reefs and the Whitsundays. Sailing enthusiasts will find the island’s very own yacht club to set off from, and there are plenty of water sports to be enjoyed, ranging from motorised dinghies to luxury catamarans, jet skiing and kayaking to windsurfing or paddle boarding.
On the island alone you can enjoy endless activities to suit all kinds of tastes. If golf is your passion, you will find Australia’s only 18 hole championship course on the island, set amid magnificent surroundings. There are also many entertainment options on the island, including performances and exhibitions, or just spend your eveningslounging insophisticated bars or savouring what Hamilton Island’s fine dining has to offer.
At the end of a fun-filled day you can return to your perfect accommodation oasis – whether it is a family-friendly holiday home or vacation rental, a luxurious couples’ suite, or a self-contained bungalow with fantastic views.With six levels of Hamilton Island accommodation available, there is everything you need to enjoy a memorable, relaxing or adventurous holiday in this part of Australia.Whether you are planning a holiday with family or friends, or a romantic getaway as a couple, Hamilton Island offers so much to choose from.
Holiday Apartments for Self Service Perfect for Families
Families will have plenty of options in holiday apartments to choose from on the island. There are several self-catered holiday rentals fully equipped with everything you need to make a home away from home. You can find properties ranging from 1 to 4 bedroom options, depending on the size of your group, and you can choose between private houses or apartments, or opt for convenience or luxury. There are many prime locations available – you can stay beachside and wake up every morning to the sound of the waves, or you can stay in the quiet and peaceful northern end where you can enjoy the tranquillity, or you can even stay by the marina and watch the yachts come into bay and sail out towards the other islands in the distance.
Luxury Resorts with Deluxe Pampering for Couples
For the ultimate in luxury accommodation on the island, you can stay at Qualia, where you can expect high comfort and careful attention to detail. Conde Naste Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards selected this resort as the best resort in the world in 2012 for its spectacular views over the Coral Sea, its secluded location at the northern tip of the island, its fine restaurant and its luxury spa treatments. The boutique Beach Club offers an adults-only stay on Catseye Beach with fantastic views over the Coral Sea, an exclusive infinity pool, romantic private dining, in-room entertainment and deluxe spa facilities.
Hotels with Modern Amenities
The Reef View Hotel offers modern conveniences and large breezy rooms perfect for families, friends or couples. With private balconies, magnificent sea views, lush tropical gardens beyond your window, Catseye beach nearby and plenty of restaurants and bars in the vicinity, the hotel is a popular choice for holiday makers to the island seeking convenience and a comfortable, hassle-free stay.
Bungalows on Hamilton Island
Palm Bungalows offers recently refurbished modern bungalows with all the conveniences of a self-catering accommodation. You will find well-appointed rooms with contemporary design, tropical gardens just beyond your doorstep, fully-equipped kitchenettes and plenty of privacy and seclusion. These coastal style bungalows are popular with couples seeking a tranquil getaway well within reach of adventure.
Yacht Club Villas for Prime Location
There are several Yacht Club villas situated on the Dent Passage waterfront near the Hamilton Island Yacht Club. These villas offer wonderful views of the waterfront and premium family-friendly accommodation. The interiors of the villas are spacious with an open plan, and contain four bedrooms and bathrooms each – making it perfect for large groups. Landscaped gardens and a private golf buggy for your personal use are additional luxurious and conveniences to make your stay memorable.
With so many accommodation Hamilton Island choices to suit all budget and travel needs, and activities to be enjoyed on Hamilton Island, there is little need for visitors to the Whitsundays to look for accommodation anywhere else. The island is home to the best places to stay, eat at or shop on the Whitsundays and you can enjoy an adventurous or peaceful getaway on the Great Barrier Reef once there.