There is lots to love in this neck of the woods with Palm Cove Cairns, being highly sought after for those wanting a break from it all. With a beautiful beach, great restaurants and plenty to see and do, Palm Cove is the perfect holiday destination. Wander the beautiful esplanade and beach enjoying its stunning views over the Coral Sea, coastline and Double Island. Surrounded by bars, cafes, boutique shopping, day spas and five star restaurants offering everyday conveniences with a laid back pace.
Anglers can be found wetting a line off the Palm Cove jetty whilst golf enthusiasts can tee off at the nearby world championship golf course. Wanting to explore a little further afield? The world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef are both on your doorstep. With most day trip operators being able to pick up from your Palm Cove Cairns accommodation, there are plenty of options to explore more of this beautiful region. The Tablelands and Kuranda mountain village are also must do’s to add to your holiday adventure list.
The Reef Retreat is located in Palm Cove and is nestled among groves of majestic paperback trees, just seconds away from idyllic Palm Cove Beach. This intimate boutique retreat offers guests the choice of studios, suites and villas. All are fully self contained and set in lush rainforest which captures the ambience of Palm Cove. These spacious, bright and comfortable apartments are the perfectly located and are a great base for your North Queensland holiday.
With so much to see and do, what are you waiting for…book your Palm Cove Cairns accommodation today and get ready for your next adventure.
Come and stay at this delightful Palm Cove beach resort accommodation. The Reef Retreat holiday apartments offer fully self contained studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments that are close to the beach and shaded by a canopy of palm and tropical paper bark trees.
This magical tropical setting is perfect for couples seeking a romantic escape, or families needing a well-deserved break from the winter. The apartments at the Reef Retreat are private and secluded and most apartments will have balconies or patios that open out onto the lush rainforest garden. For an added touch of luxury try the spa suites with their large bathrooms containing a spa bath for two separated from the bedroom by wooden sliding doors. All the apartments include TV with Foxtel, DVD player and free wi-fi with open plan living and dining areas.
The Reef Retreat holiday apartments are ideal for day excursions in and around Palm Cove with a host of interesting activities and destinations besides the Great Barrier Reef to visit, especially with the Kuranda Skyrail just a 30 minute drive from Palm Cove. Experience the magnificent aerial views of the North Queensland rainforest from the gondola. Catch the Kuranda Railway for a more intimate journey through the world heritage listed rainforest and marvel at the hundreds of different rainforest trees, orchids, strangler figs and exotic palms. This is romance and for more adventure, visit Hartleys Crocodile Adventures, a wildlife sanctuary set over 2500 metres of timber board walks and pathways through eucalypt woodlands, notophyll rainforest and wetlands, with amazing native fauna such as cassowary, wombats, owls, wallabies, pythons, koalas and the resident crocodiles, to name but a few.
Further afield and beyond Port Douglas is Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Forest. More primordial rainforest but at a massive scale. Do stop in on the Mossman Visitor Centre and take a guided tour by a local guide. The Dreamtime Walk will take you to another time and place with stories from the local Ngadiku people.
Come and stay at this delightful Palm Cove beach resort accommodation. The Reef Retreat holiday apartments offer fully self contained studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments that are close to the beach and shaded by a canopy of palm and tropical paper bark trees. There is so much to do and see, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with what is on offer from Palm Cove. Don’t just wonder, book now.
This could be the best Palm Cove holiday accommodation you can find for families and couples. Tucked away behind and under a canopy of tall palm and paper bark trees, the Reef Retreat Holiday Apartments epitomise the spirit of tropical Northern Queensland hospitality resort living.
You’ll love the entertainment area with the pool set amongst gorgeous rainforest plantings with plenty of shade, lined with a row of sun loungers. The covered outdoor lounge and dining area also looks out over the pool. It’s a discreet distance but close enough for parents to keep a watchful eye on their kids. The entire area is lined with hardwood decking and the tropical hardwood theme continues with the outdoor seating and table arrangements, and rattan lounge furniture beside the covered BBQ station. There’s also a spa pool beside the pool to soak in after a long day out on the reef, or deep in the Daintree rainforest.
Eating out is fun too with an excellent array of eateries, ranging from smart a la carte restaurants through to the casual bistro diner. There’s even the Palm Cove Surf Club restaurant serving up old favourites and some new ones too, all in a familiar and friendly setting.
If the kids are getting bored, try the ice cream truck “Nanuks”, down by the jetty where you can get a cone or tub, but also hot dogs and thirst quenching drinks. If the kids (or you) are really keen the truck also hires out fishing rods and tackle along with bait. Drop a line off the jetty and see if you can bring back a seafood dinner.
This could be the best Palm Cove holiday accommodation you can find for families and couples. It might not be big and wow, but the friendly atmosphere and tropical ambience is very relaxing. Perfect really. Book now.
You’ve just found the best Palm Cove accommodation. The Reef Retreat is a delightful apartment resort that is just fifty metres from the beach and the fabulous array of beachfront restaurants. Relax and enjoy one of our 36 studios, suites or villas set under the canopy of Maleleuca rainforest with towering palms and stately paperbark trees. You’ll love the tropical chic of these four start apartments.
Whether you’re planning on a romantic escape, or bringing the family on a trip of a lifetime to the far north reaches of tropical Queensland the Reef Retreat has the holiday accommodation to suit you. We have fully self contained studios, one, two and three bedroom apartments, and two three bedroom villas to choose from. You’ll stay wonderfully cool under the shady canopy of our tropical rainforest landscaping.
Recline on the sun loungers beside the pool, or enjoy a cool drink on the apartment patio or balconies with unrivalled indoor-outdoor flow. Whether you are having breakfast al fresco, or enjoying the entertainment area with the pool and BBQ, you will marvel at the relaxed and stylish tropical ambience of the Reef Retreat, and so close to the beach too.
Take a day to enjoy the beach, you’ll find a shady spot under the Maleleuca Trees to drop your beach blanket, and swimming is best done between the flags and inside the huge swimming enclosure nets. Palm Cove has a very gentle slope as you enter the water which makes it safe for everyone, including kids. The only time it gets a little rough is if a strong southerly is blowing, however there is no surf in Cairns or Tropical North Queensland due to the largest coral masses breaking any wave action. Surfers will find their calling in southern Queensland, so don’t plan on bringing your surf boards and boogie boards.
There you have it. You’ve just found the best Palm Cove accommodation. If you are looking for a place to launch your Great Barrier Reef holiday, then the Reef Retreat is the perfect place to stay. Book now.
Far North Queensland getaway doesn’t get handier than this central Palm Cove holiday accommodation. Close to Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove offers the discerning holidaymaker an alternative destination that is close to most of Northern Queensland’s popular attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands. The Reef Retreat apartments are just 50 metres from the beach and the cafes and restaurants along the esplanade.
Breakfast lunch and dinner are unlikely to get boring with the range of cheap eats and fine dining options available nearby. An Asian takeaway tastes even more delicious with a view of Palm Cove beach. The same goes with fish and chips, or burgers on the beach.
Our fully self-contained accommodation in Palm Cove offers studio, one, two and three bedroom options. Solo travellers and couples exploring the far north of Queensland will find the studio apartments a good fit. Couples might enjoy a one bedroom apartment with a balcony or patio under the Melaleuca rainforest.
If you prefer you prefer freestanding accommodation our complex of town houses directly across the road from The Reef Retreat will be perfect for you. The Reef Retreat Townhouses at No 5 Harpa Street feature a quad of three bedroom, two bathroom apartments, and offer larger groups more space and can accommodate up to seven persons. The Townhouses have full laundry facilities, full kitchen with dishwasher, open plan living, and dining area with a TV, Foxtel, DVD player and free WiFi. These townhouses share a small plunge pool in the courtyard which is perfect for cooling off.
No matter how many holidaymakers you are bringing our central Palm Cove holiday accommodation has room to fit everyone. Book the Reef Retreat for your holiday in the far north of Queensland now.
You will want to check this out, especially for Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove holiday accommodation. The Reef Retreat Apartments has accommodation suitable for all sized groups and families. We have studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments, all sheltered from the sun under the Melaleuca rainforest, where the tall canopies provide plenty of shade from the noon day sun. The balcony or patio is the perfect place to relax if you don’t have anywhere to go during the day. Alternatively, poolside is an excellent retreat with sun loungers on which to bask in shaded tropical sunshine.
The Palm Cove beach has a swimming enclosure and surf patrol to keep a watchful eye on the family. Five minutes drive up the road is Ellis Beach, another beautiful piece of Northern Queensland coastline with similar swimming arrangements. Both beaches are also wonderful for an evening stroll.
The Palm Cove beach jetty is worth a look, jutting out into Palm Cove making it a great spot to drop a fishing line. The narrow channel between Double Island and Palm Cove is a natural funnel for migrating fish travelling from cool southern waters to the warm northern waters. The possibility of fresh fish for the evening BBQ is high. You can also hire kayaks, paddle wheel bikes and catamarans for some action in the cove, and there’s also jetski’s for the adventurous.
Then there’s the Great Barrier Reef. We have years of local knowledge and at times the weather can be changeable, so we usually recommend booking your trips to the reef closer the time of departure so you won’t be disappointed with poor weather. You can book exactly the right tour with us at the tour desk, and it costs no more than booking direct.
Check out this Great Barrier Reef Palm Cove holiday accommodation The Reef Retreat for the perfect reef holiday accommodation. Book now.
Do you really want to stay at a hotel when you can stay at this Palm Cove luxury accommodation?
Just take a look at the pros, there are barely any cons when you compare, unless of course a hotel is really what you are after. At the Reef Retreat apartments you have the choice of studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments with fully featured kitchenettes. Can you get that in a hotel room, or the option to host your own barbeque around the pool?
This is luxury accommodation in Palm Cove that provides a relaxed environment with all the facilities and amenities required for your family to enjoy their tropical far North Queensland holiday. Relaxing poolside is one thing, the beach which is a stones throw away is another. You’ll also love the array of eateries nearby. Takeaways, bistro, fine dining or cafe styles are all available in Palm Cove.
You also have a choice of departure for your Great Barrier Reef tours. You can choose early morning transfers to Port Douglas or Cairns — they will pick you up for whatever destination you have chosen. The Green Island tours are notable in that they take you to an island mass not far from Palm Cove. Catch the Green Island Ferry and spend an action filled day on a Green Island Tour. Green Island is your tropical island paradise just 27 kilometres east of Cairns. Covered in tropical rainforest and ringed with pristine white sand beaches, Green island is surrounded by coral reef that is teeming with colourful sea life. Snorkel or view the world of the coral reef with a tour in the glass bottomed boat.
Hard bitten enthusiasts can take a ride out to the Agincourt Reef where Quicksilver maintain two diving pontoons. For your experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver’s catamaran will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf, to the Agincourt Reef, a superb ribbon reef at the edge the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel, scuba or swim about this pristine coral environment, but be warned, this is the tour for explorers who have the stamina and patience to wait a little longer for their rewards.
But when you come home to the Reef Retreat Apartments, this Palm Cove luxury accommodation will feel like heaven. Book your place now.
This leafy tropical resort in far North Queensland is your perfect Palm Cove holiday accommodation. The Reef Retreat is a boutique holiday apartment resort that is just 50 meters from the picturesque Palm Cove beach. You’ll also find an exciting array of restaurants lining the esplanade. More than you can imagine in this delightful beach side village.
Discover Palm Cove and see why this is one of North Queensland`s best kept secret holiday destinations. At just a thirty minute drive from Cairns, Palm Cove is the perfect tropical gateway to your Great Barrier Reef adventure. Sure you can stay in Port Douglas or Cairns, but why settle for less than a tropical paradise with all the comforts of civilisation.
The Reef Retreat accommodation in Palm Cove is set amongst delightful Melaleuca rainforest covered grounds that offers a wonderfully cool sanctuary from the tropical heat of the day. Choose from a delightful range of apartments ranging from studio apartments for single travellers and couples through to one, two and three bedroom apartments for larger groups and families. All these apartments are roomy with open plan living spaces that extend onto large balconies overlooking the rainforest covered grounds.
The tropical garden apartments and the award-winning beach are a sight to behold. The shore is lined with Melaleuca trees, some over 500 years old and help create Palm Cove’s unique character. Ellis Beach which is five minutes away by car boasts an equally attractive beach and swimming facilities with the beach lined with mango trees instead of the ubiquitous Maleleuca trees. These Cairns and northern beaches are excellent for swimming, sunbathing and exploring. 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 tropical resort in far North Queensland. The Reef Retreat is just 50 meters from the picturesque Palm Cove beach. It’s your perfect Palm Cove holiday accommodation. Book now.
If you’re looking for a handy Far North Queensland getaway, this holiday accommodation Palm Cove could just be what you’re looking for. Close to Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove offers the discerning holidaymaker a destination within handy distance of most of Northern Queensland’s popular attractions, including Port Douglas, the Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef to name but a few. The Reef retreat apartments is just 50 metres from the beach and the diverse range of cafes and restaurants along the esplanade.
With a choice of over two dozen restaurants, breakfast lunch or dinner will never get boring with a range of cheap eats and fine dining options and everything in between. Grab a tasty Asian takeaway or sit down with a view of Palm Cove beach, or for more of the familiar, fish and chips or burgers on the beach.
Our delightful self-contained accommodation Palm Cove are available in studio, one, two and three bedroom options. The studios are perfect for solo travellers and couples exploring the far north of Queensland. If you prefer more space a one bedroom apartment will provide you with more room to move and a balcony to patio to enjoy the Melaleuca rainforest of the grounds. Two and three bedroom apartments are great for family groups.
If you prefer accommodation without intertenancy walls and floors our complex of town houses directly across the road from The Reef Retreat will be perfect for you. The Reef Retreat Townhouses can be found at No 5 Harpa Street. The quad of 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 have a small shared plunge pool in the courtyard, ideal for cooling off on hot days or when returning from the beach.
No matter how many holidaymakers you are bringing we have the holiday accommodation Palm Cove to fit everyone. Book the Reef Retreat for your holiday in tropical paradise. Book now.
Heading to tropical North Queensland for your next well deserved holiday and have Palm Cove in your sights? Let us at the Reef Retreat look after you with fantastic Palm Cove accommodation. We are bound to have the perfect Palm Cove holiday apartment option for your holiday requirements. Offering a great range of fully self contained studios, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, the Reef Retreat is ideal for singles, couples, families and groups holidaying and enjoying this stunning area of Queensland together.
You will find The Reef Retreat nestled among the groves of paperbark trees a short walk from pristine Palm Cove beach as well as a wide range of restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping. This tropical, serene setting is the epitome of holiday relaxation and the perfect choice of holiday accommodation in Palm Cove. Laze by the pool, relax in your apartment, explore Palm Cove or further afield with Cairns, Kuranda, Port Douglas, The Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef at your fingertips.
All holiday apartments are fully self contained with a well equipped kitchen for those nights when you decide to self cater. You will feel at home with these well appointed apartments featuring air conditioning, ceiling fans, free wifi and spacious interiors.
This Palm Cove resort offers guests a fantastic range of onsite facilities including a heated pool and spa, guest laundry, bbq facilities and entertainment area, tour desk and car hire. Everything you need for your Palm Cove holiday can be found here at The Reef Retreat. Ring us today to book your Palm Cove accommodation, we’d love to welcome you for a memorable Queensland holiday.