Global Destinations:
Choose your Australian Destination:
Other Options:
WHITSUNDAYS HOTELS and SELF-CATERING ACCOMMODATION, QUEENSLAND - AUSTRALIA
Waier Island in the Murray Island Group, Torres Strait Islands, Waier Island, Queensland, Australia
Buy at AllPosters.com
Booking.com
Return to Queensland home
 
Heart-Shaped Reef, Hardy Reef, Near Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Search this site

View map of Australia
View map of Australia

Copyright © All World Vacation Station

TRAVEL READING ON AUSTRALIA:
Whitsundays Island Resorts - a perfect choice for your Whitsunday holiday   by Clint Jhonson

Located in central Queensland in the vicinity of the Great Barrier Reef the Whitsundays Island Resorts are an ideal holiday destination for people from all over the world. Situated approximately 1,100 km North of Brisbane and 700 km South of Cairns the Whitsunday Holiday Resorts are reachable by air (two airports), land (by car, train or by coach) or by sea (boats and also cruises between the Whitsunday islands).

The Whitsundays are a group of 74 tropical islands located in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef. More than 70% of their territory is declared National and Marine Park hosting a variety of animals and plants protected by law. A tourist will enjoy not only the scenery but also could try the holiday activities on the various Whitsunday islands including diving, tennis, golf, archery, windsurfing, paddle skis, snorkelling or bushwalking.

Whitsunday Holiday Resorts each offer something different and yet something so alike to the imagined paradise. Some of the most desirable Whitsunday holiday destinations are: Hayman Island (where luxury is standard making the island a preferred vacation destination), Hamilton Island (a different family lifestyle island village atmosphere enjoyable for the people who want the unusual), Daydream Island Resort (one of the smallest islands from the Whitsundays is most appreciated by families). Hook Island (has 405 hectares declared as National Park), Club Med Lindeman Island (offers the possibility of total isolation and taking circus lessons!!!). Long Island Resort (has some of the best Whitsunday's beaches and also with rainforest and frangipanis, coconut palms and flame trees), the least but not the last is Palm Bay Hideaway (a remote resort good for individuals or families wanting to get away from the civilisation).

Person with Surfboard Walking along Beach at Sunset, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Buy at AllPosters.com

The most desired Whitsunday holiday resorts is Daydream Island Resort which offers holiday packages for couples and for families. Although in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef the resort is easily reachable via Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, or Hamilton Island. It has 289 rooms, weddings, honeymoon suites and conference centres. Its spa is sought by the famous from all over the world. Another interesting point is the Outdoor Aquarium which holds more than 40 species of marine fishes and 50 coral varieties. A very interesting thing is that around this resort in the surrounding lagoons you find the famous Disney Cartoon species of fish clownfish - best known as Nemo. The resort offers also great entertaining activities: mini golf, restaurants, bars, pools, sauna, spa, tennis courts and a popular outdoor cinema.

The most expensive holiday destination in the Whitsundays Island Resorts is Hayman Island. The five star resort offers 228 guest rooms, suites, penthouses and a beach villa. All the buildings (accommodation, restaurants, marine facilities) are not taller than four stories, all being designed to showcase the beauty of nature where man is just a guest. The resort offers the best luxurious services existent among them being included a luxurious wide known spa. The luxurious resort offers also business accommodation: meeting centres and the necessary equipments: payphones, fax machines, internet connection. But we don't mistake if we proclaim this resort the best wedding holiday destination. The romantic atmosphere of the place combined with the refined services provided make it one of the most desired Whitsunday holiday destinations.

Another enchanting Whitsunday holiday destination is South Molle Island Resort a true tropical island as in the movies. In here the tourists can benefit from the great beaches, tropical scenery and the National Park reservations. The services provided by this islands resort are: air conditioned accommodation, restaurants, bars, lounges, fitness centre, spa, swimming pool, tennis court, and so on.

All this gives you an idea of Whitsunday Holiday Resorts. So if you are looking for summer holiday destinations think about a tropical island stay at one of Whitsundays Island Resorts.

Top

About the Author - Whitsundays Island Resorts are the famous Whitsunday holiday resorts. The Whitsundays island resort encompasses every person's dream of an island paradise.
Daydream Island, Whitsundays Australia    by Chris Alfreds

Now is the time to start thinking about your next holiday and where you would like to go. Why not have a serious look at visiting Daydream Island in the fabulous Whitsunday's region of Australia? This is the one place where you will find all of Australia's best natural attractions, all in the one place, and complemented by top class accommodation. Daydream Island is situated in the state of Queensland, in Australia's north and enjoys a superb sub tropical climate. Here is a place where fantastic beaches meet the chic and sophisticated resort lifestyle of the rich and famous. The result is spectacular. 

Daydream Island has iconic status on the Australian holiday calendar. It has a reputation for being the most luxurious island resort in the Whitsunday's region and its health spa facilities are unequaled in the region. This is the place to come if personal pampering is what you desire.. The Island is situated just off the coast of central Queensland coast and is accessed from The Great Barrier Reef airport on Hamilton Island or from the town of Airlie Beach and the nearby Whitsunday airport. The Whitsunday's are world famous has a holiday destination and a magnet for cruising yachtsmen. Race week, which takes place in late August, sees a gathering of many serious ocean racing yachtsmen as well as many cruising yachtsmen who all join together to enjoy the serious side of the week as well as to celebrate the fun and camaraderie of the event.

Sunrise Beach, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Buy at AllPosters.com

There are so many things to do around Daydream Island that it is nearly impossible to experience them all. A trip to the Great Barrier Reef is essential and there are a large number of options to do this. Fantasea Cruise operates a daily service direct from the Island, to their reef world pontoon, from which you can dive or snorkel. You can also stay overnight on the pontoon with their reef sleep option. Fantasea also run regular trips from Daydream to Whitehaven Beach which has been voted among the five best beaches in the World. They also run regular services to other islands in the group including Hamilton Island, and Long Island through their Blue Ferries branch. There are a number of other tour operators offering a wide range of experiences including fishing, jet skiing, sailing, diving and snorkelling. Sunsail offer a bareboat charter option from the busy Hamilton Island Marina.

Daydream Island is famous for its range of accommodation options. There are absolute luxury apartments surrounding the massive swimming pool. There are also a number of superb restaurants so you can pick and choose a different one every night.. The resort has many other features which include fishing, wind surfing, snorkeling, diving and golf. The Hamilton Island airport is nearby providing access for tourists. The airport is on the domestic circuit and can be accessed from many Australian destinations. There are also many domestic flight options if you want to make The Whitsunday's part of a full Australian holiday including some of its other iconic destinations such as Ayers Rock, the Sydney Opera House, the Gold Coast and Cairns. www.aunztravel.com.au has a wealth of holiday information for Australia and New Zealand including information on accommodation, attractions and transfers.

top

About the Author - Chris Alfreds is Marketing Manager at qldtravel.com.au, providers of Daydream Island accommodation and Whitsundays holiday packages.

Top