Palm Cove is the perfect tropical holiday destination, so close Cairns where you can board charters and tours to the Great Barrier Reef. This is your perfect Palm Cove Great Barrier Reef  family accommodation. The Reef Retreat is the Palm Cove boutique holiday apartment resort just 50 metres from the beach. An exciting array of restaurants line the esplanade.

Discover why Palm Cove is one of North Queensland`s best kept secret holiday destinations. Just a half hour drive from Cairns, Palm Cove is the perfect tropical gateway to your Great Barrier Reef holiday. Why compromise with the hustle and bustle of Port Douglas or Cairns, when you can stay at this tropical paradise with all the comforts of civilisation.

The Reef Retreat accommodation set in delightful Melaleuca rainforest covered grounds offers a wonderfully cool sanctuary from the heat of the noon day sun. A delightful range of apartments is available to choose from, ranging from studio apartments through to one, two and three bedroom apartments for larger groups and families. These apartments are roomy and spacious with open plan living areas that extend onto large balconies overlooking the rainforest covered grounds.

Accommodation Cairns and Northern Beaches

The award-winning beach at Palm Cove is a sight to behold. Lined with Melaleuca trees, some that are over 500 years old. Palm Cove’s owes much of it’s charming character to this unique rainforest species. Ellis Beach is a five minute drive by car and boasts an equally attractive beach and swimming facilities with the beach lined with mango trees instead of the Cove’s Maleleuca trees. These Cairns and northern beaches are excellent for sunbathing and swimming. After all at a thirty minute drive from Cairns, Palm Cove could almost be considered a remote suburb of Cairns.

For the adventurous, at the far northern end of Palm Cove there is a track that winds that will take you to a a small private beach. It’s not as pretty, or as swimmable as Palm Cove beach but it’s an interesting location to explore, studded with large boulders. The beach is also surrounded by a steep hill so there is no other access to this beach other than by boat. Perfect if you are looking for a very quiet beach.

Why not make plans for this Palm Cove Great Barrier Reef  family accommodation in far North Queensland. The Reef Retreat is just 50 metres from the picturesque Palm Cove beach. It’s your perfect Palm Cove accommodation suitable for all the family. Book now.

This Great Barrier Reef accommodation Palm Cove is where you will make some great memories. With the Reef Retreat so close to the Cairns tour operators, your Great Barrier Reef adventure is just around the corner. There is no long drive north, hop on the courtesy coach that will pick you up from our reception, and before you know it you’re ocean bound to explore the reef.

Great Barrier Reef Accommodation Palm Cove

Great Barrier Reef Accommodation Palm Cove

Accommodation Options for Palm Cove Holiday

The Reef Retreat offers 36 great studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments, or two and three bedroom villas if you prefer the privacy of a freestanding building. You’ll love the tropical ambience of our apartments, the hardwood furniture and light and breezy decor will have you in a holiday mood in no time. Relax on the spacious patio or balconies that grace all the apartments. You’ll enjoy the cool shade of the tropical rainforest canopy that towers over the Reef Retreat resort.

You’ll also enjoy the attentive service of the tour operators. All the local tour operators will pickup in the morning directly from our reception. Don’t worry about pre-booking any Great Barrier Reef or Daintree Rainforest tours. Come and see us when you check-in and we can arrange everything for you, at no extra cost. With our local knowledge we can help you book the tour that will best suit you. If you prefer more interactive experiences we can make sure that you get to experience the underwater reef environment up close with a tour that includes scuba or snorkelling on it’s list of activities, otherwise if you prefer, we can organise a tour with glass-bottomed boats, or tours that will take you to an underwater viewing platform like the Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Platform. There is no need to change into your swimmers at all.

Come to this Great Barrier Reef accommodation Palm Cove where you will come away with some great memories. Book now at the Reef Retreat.

If you are looking for a reef adventure that won’t take you all the way to Port Douglas, then this is the best Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove accommodation you can get and still be handy to Cairns. The Reef Retreat is a superb apartment resort just on the Cairns outer limits, yet incredibly, this delightful seaside village is not your average suburban outpost.

This is tropical beachside living at it’s best. Come and find out what it’s like to occupy one of our 36 studios, suites or villas just 50 metres from Palm Cove Beach and the magnificent array of restaurants. You’ll love sitting back and enjoying a cold drink on the patio or balconies of our gorgeous four-star accommodation set under the canopy of Maleleuca rainforest with towering palms and stately paperbark trees.

Great Barrier Reef experiences

Great Barrier Reef tours

Accommodation At Palm Cove

Whether you choose a studio, one, two or three bedroom apartment, you’ll love the space and comfort of these beautiful tropical residences. You’ll get air conditioning and ceiling fans, Foxtel channels on the flatscreen televisions, not to mention free wi-fi and undercover car parking.

From our handy location, all tour operators will pickup from our reception so organising your reef and rainforest tours is a piece of cake. We have extensive local knowledge and can help you choose the Great Barrier Reef tour that is right for you. If you love snorkelling or are a PADI-certified scuba diver then we can get on the best outer reef tours with an operator like the Cairns Dive Centre. Then again if you prefer to keep your powder dry, we can arrange a tour that is strictly above the water, but can still get you close to the action in a glass bottomed boat, or even an underwater viewing platform. Just talk to us when you arrive at the Reef Retreat. We can advise and book tours for you and take all the stress and worry out of getting your once in a life-time experience right.

So if you are looking for a reef adventure that is close to the action with all the comfort of a tropical resort, then this is the best Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove accommodation for you. Book now.

Why stay at a hotel when you can stay at this Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove luxury accommodation?

Who needs room service. The beach is fifty metres from the doors of the Reef Retreat Palm Cove, and on the esplanade you have your choice of several restaurants and cafes for all your dining requirements, otherwise all our studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments come with fully featured kitchenettes. You also have the option of the poolside BBQ.

Palm Cove accommodation

Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove Accommodation

There’s even more multiple choice with the Great Barrier Reef tours, although there is a bit more to it than ticking the boxes. If you are unsure which tour is going to be right for you, our tour desk will help you find exactly the right trip to take.

Early morning transfers to Port Douglas or Cairns will pick you up for whatever departing port you have chosen.  Green Island tours are close to Palm Cove, and are perfect for guests who prefer shorter ocean rides. The Green Island Ferry will take you to Green Island which is just 27 kilometres east of Cairns. The island is covered in tropical rainforest and circled with pristine white sand beaches. In greater concentricity Green Island is surrounded by coral reef teeming with brilliantly coloured sea life. Go underwater with a mask and snorkel, or survey the coral reef from above in a glass bottomed boat.

Credited scuba divers can take a ride out to the Agincourt Reef where Quicksilver maintain two diving pontoons. Quicksilver’s catamaran will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf, to the Agincourt Reef, a superbly intact ribbon reef at the edge the Great Barrier Reef. Underwater activity is not just restricted to scuba diving, you can snorkel or swim about this amazing coral environment.

Are you ready for you Great Barrier Reef adventure? Stay at this Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove luxury accommodation and make it perfect. Book your place now.

This is the perfect Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove family accommodation. The Reef Retreat Apartment Resort has your accommodation requirements covered for your holiday in tropical far north Queensland. Our one, two and three bedroom apartments in our boutique, low rise complex open out onto spacious balconies, or patios with canopies of Melaleuca rainforest to provide shade from the noon day sun. The interior spaces of the apartments are spacious and comfortable. All with well equipped kitchenettes, air conditioning, ceiling fans, free wi-fi, flat screen televisions, Foxtel and complimentary undercover park.

If you have a wish for greater privacy we have a complex of town houses directly across the road from The Reef Retreat. The Reef Retreat Townhouses can be found at No 5 Harpa Street. These three bedroom, two bathroom apartments offer larger groups more space and can accommodate up to seven persons. Each Townhouse has full laundry facilities, a full kitchen with dishwasher, open plan living and dining area with a TV, Foxtel, DVD player and free WiFi. These four townhouses also share a small plunge pool in the courtyard which is ideal for cooling off on hot days, or when you are back from the beach.

Accommodation Cairns and Northern Beaches with Tour Pick-Up

For tours and charters to the Great Barrier Reef you can call in at reception at our friendly booking desk. We have years of local knowledge so we can make a recommendation for your adventure of a lifetime. Because of our tropical location the weather and ocean conditions can be changeable, so it’s a good idea to book closer to the time of departure. Then you can be sure that poor weather doesn’t sink your plans. Book at our tour desk, it costs no more than booking direct and with so many different charter and tour options we can advise you to book the best trip for you and your family — whether it’s high excitement or a chilled day on a coral cay. And they will come and pickup, whether your tour is departing from Port Douglas or Cairns.

Book your perfect Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove family accommodation here. The Reef Retreat Apartment Resort is your tropical far north Queensland holiday destination.

Holidaymakers looking for destinations in far North Queensland should definitely check this Great Barrier Palm Cove accommodation. The Reef Retreat Apartments offer the perfect holiday accommodation in a tropical rainforest setting a minute from the beach and restaurants. This versatile North Queensland accommodation destination is close to Cairns, Port Douglas, Kuranda, Cape Tribulation, the Atherton Tablelands and of course the Great Barrier Reef. It’s the perfect home base for your holiday in North Queensland.

The Reef Retreat will also have the right-sized accommodation for you to relax in for your family or group. After a day on the reef, or in the Daintree Rainforest you will relish coming back. Our apartments range from studio apartments through to one, two and three bedroom apartments. All come with their own balcony or patio. These larger than usual apartments feature air conditioning and ceiling fans in the living areas and bedroom, free wi-fi and flatscreen televisions with a range of channels. Travellers bringing their own car or hiring a car also have the use of a complimentary undercover park. Take a break from the driving and visit the Daintreet Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation on a guided tour where you can watch, and listen.

Heated Pool Resorts Palm Cove

The entertainment facilities at Palm Cove are magnificent. Around the heated pool resorts Palm Cove, you’ll find an outdoor kitchen, dining furniture and poolside furniture waiting for you, along with the heated pool and heated spa pool, of course. This is the perfect area to come back after a day on the reef or even in the rainforests. Everyone can relax in the pool or around the tables with a cold drink and regale tales of the fish they never caught but managed to see in all their splendor around the reef.

Holidaymakers looking for destinations in far North Queensland should definitely check this Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove accommodation. The Reef Retreat Apartments is the perfect holiday accommodation in a tropical rainforest setting close to the beach and restaurants, but also with it’s very own special outdoor entertainment area. Book now.