The Reef Retreat holiday apartments are the perfect place to relax and enjoy attractions of Northern Queensland, especially the Great Barrier Reef. These Palm Cove holiday apartments provide you with accommodation that is close to the beach shaded by a gorgeous tropical paper bark and palm canopy.

The Reef Retreat apartments offers a choice of studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments with fully featured kitchenettes. The delightful outdoor entertainment area also sports a barbeque beside the pool.

The Reef Retreat in Palm Cove offers a relaxed environment with all the facilities and amenities expected of a luxury holiday resort. Relax poolside or at the beach which is just a stones throw away. You’ll love the village atmosphere too where all your dining options: takeaways, bistros, cafe and restaurants are within walking distance.

Palm Cove holiday accommodation


Great Barrier Reef Tour Pick-up

Take your pick of departure ports for your Great Barrier Reef tours. Early morning transfers to Port Douglas or Cairns can be arranged for either destination. While both port transfers are a similar distance to get to from Palm Cove, Port Douglas is closer to the outer reef destinations, so you will spend less time getting to the reef from Port Douglas.

Travellers looking for an easy excursion can opt for a day trip that will take you to the Green Island nearby. Green Island is your tropical island paradise just 30 kilometres east of Palm Cove. Circled with beautiful white sand beaches and covered in tropical rainforest, the island is surrounded by coral reefs teeming with colourful ocean fauna. Jump in with your snorkel or view the coral reef.

If you haven’t booked your tours to the Great Barrier Reef already, you can always wait until you arrive in Palm Cove when we can help you plan your tour itinerary. Sometimes during the rainy season when the weather is unpredictable it’s advisable to book when weather permits. In any case you can book your tours through us at no extra cost.

The Reef Retreat holiday apartments are the perfect place to return to after a day on the water. Come back to what feels like home and relax at these superb Palm Cove holiday apartments. Book now.

You and your family are going to love this Cairns accommodation Palm Cove. Forget the long drive north, this delightful Palm Cove holiday apartment resort, the Reef Retreat is the perfect place to decompress, relax and unwind. The laid back and friendly village atmosphere will have you at ease and in the holiday zone in no time.

At the Reef Retreat we have 36 superbly equipped and fully self contained holiday apartments, each with air conditioning and ceiling fans for your personal comfort. Whether you are here for a romantic escape, bringing the family or group, we have the accommodation options to suit every requirement with studio, one two and three bedroom apartment options and two townhouses if you prefer the privacy of standalone accommodation.

Palm Cove things to do

Palm Cove Holidays

Palm Cove is the perfect place to launch your far North Queensland holiday, with all the major attractions within driving distance if you prefer to travel independently. Port Douglas is a forty minute trip along the Captain Cook Highway with plenty of places to visit. Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures has plenty of crocs and a host of other fauna too including cassowaries, koalas, snakes, quolls and much more to see. A boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon is just one of the fun ways to see crocodiles and other wildlife on the melaleuca wetland.

A detour to Kuranda to the Kuranda Skyrail offers some stunning views over of Australia’s World Heritage listed tropical rainforest in the purpose built gondolas. There’s also the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Kuranda’s newest wildlife attraction where you can observe koalas in a safe and natural environment and Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of a handful of places in the world where you can cuddle a koala.

So not only can you get to launch your Great Barrier Reef tours from Palm Cove, but you also have much of northern Queensland at your fingertips, and when you come back to Palm Cove welcoming and comfortable accommodation so close to the beach and all the great shore front restaurants. Book this Cairns accommodation Palm Cove now.

Holidaymakers looking at destinations in the far North Queensland should definitely check these Palm Cove Holiday Apartments. The Reef Retreat Apartments offer the perfect holiday accommodation in a tropical Melaleuca rainforest setting that is just a minute from the beach and restaurants. Palm Cove is also a versatile North Queensland destination that is close to Cairns, Port Douglas, Kuranda, Cape Tribulation, the Atherton Tablelands and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

However many travelling companions or family are travelling with you, the Reef Retreat will have the right-sized accommodation for you to relax in, after a day on the reef, or in the Daintree Rainforest. Our apartments range from studio apartments (ideal for singletons or couples) through to one, two and three bedroom apartments. All have their own balcony or patio, depending on if your are on the ground floor, or on one of the higher levels of this low-rise apartment complex. These oversized apartments, yes they are larger than your usual holiday apartment, feature air conditioning and ceiling fans in the living areas and bedroom, free wi-fi and flatscreen televisions with a range of channels. For travellers bring their own car or hiring a car, there is also a complimentary undercover park. For the duration that you are in Palm Cove you may not need to use your vehicle. Some people enjoy booking guided tours to the various attractions in North Queensland. Especially for travel to the Daintreet Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation it’s good to kick back, enjoy the ride and really take in the sights and commentaries.

Accommodation Palm Cove Walking Distance To The Beach

If you’re planning to just relax for a while in Palm Cove, there is a wonderful assortment of restaurants and takeaways on the foreshore ranging from tasty Asian takeaways and pizza joints to delightful fine dining establishments and everything in between. The lovely beach does have it’s caveates: do swim in the safety enclosures under the watchful eyes of the surf patrol. There’s also a long pier that is ideal for strolling, especially in the evening, or if you enjoy dropping a line off the wharf, there’s always an opportunity to catch your dinner.

Check these Palm Cove Holiday Apartments out if you are intending to come for a holiday in the tropical far north Queensland. The Reef Retreat Apartments offer the perfect holiday accommodation. Book now.