The Whitsundays are one of the most popular holiday destinations in Tropical North Queensland and are comprised of a total of 74 islands. Located on the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, there are a wide range of islands to choose from when it comes to your holiday. The top holiday resorts in the Whitsundays offer accommodation for all budgets and feature their own unique locations and experiences, from absolute luxury to immersing yourself in nature. No matter where you stay in the Whitsundays, you’ll always enjoy easy access to the Great Barrier Reef so to help make deciding that bit easier, we’ve put together this list of the top 5 resorts in the Whitsundays.
Hamilton Island: A true lifestyle escape boasting hotels, holiday apartments, bungalows, villas, holiday homes, eco-resorts and a deluxe beach club, Hamilton Island is a stunning holiday destination boasting exceptional service, an outstanding range of onsite activities and facilities and a relaxed atmosphere.
Daydream Island: A fantastic family friendly resort that’s taken over the entire island, Daydream is home to an outstanding range of onsite leisure facilities including an indulgent day spa, entertaining kids club, National Park, min-golf course and amazing Living Reef.
Hayman Island: The northernmost Whitsunday island, Hayman is an exclusive holiday destination renowned for its absolute luxury. The only Whitsunday island to be accepted as a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this prestigious getaway is a truly indulgent escape.
Long Island: Less than 10km off the mainland of the Port of Airlie, Long Island is an affordable island escape that offers an exciting array of entertainment surrounded by a stunning natural environment. A great way to relax and get back to nature, you can explore the island at your own pace.
Coral Sea Resort: Enjoying easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands, Coral Sea Resort offers deluxe boutique accommodation just a short stroll from the waterfront of mainland Airlie Beach. Boasting a great range of onsite facilities, the resort is just footsteps from main street shopping and dining.