Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, family holiday or honeymoon you’ll find the perfect Tropical North Queensland accommodation to suit your style and budget. From Cairns city hotels for business to Port Douglas accommodation to relax and recharge poolside, there are plenty of options for Tropical North accommodation.
For a true escape to island life, head to Bedarra Island off the coast of Mission Beach to experience an exclusive adults-only haven catering to just 16 guests.
Lizard Island is Australia’s northernmost Great Barrier Reef resort and just an hour’s flight from Cairns. This secluded luxury lodge will have you feeling relaxed in no time.
Alternatively, chill out in Palm Cove with a choice of luxury resorts including beachfront beauty Alamanda Palm Cove and The Reef House & Spa with luxe Colonial styling.
In Port Douglas, a little more vibrant and ambient than Palm Cove, the iconic Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is blessed with Seven Mile Beach frontage that makes all other hotels green with envy.
Built in the 1980’s by notorious white-collar criminal Christopher Skase, it was the Sheraton that put Port Douglas on the map. Even if you do not stay in the hotel, make sure to eat at Harrison’s – probably the finest restaurant in the region.
Hotels & Resorts
Tropical North Queensland has a range of hotels and resorts to suit every traveller.
Riley is a five-star hotel with sustainable credentials, the first of a series of hotels opening in Cairns by Crystalbrook Collection. Boasting panoramic views of the Esplanade boardwalk from the rooftop bar, 1000 sqm swimming lagoon, day spa, restaurants and more, you’ll want to sleep with Riley.
Castaways Resort & Spa Mission Beach is the perfect spot to enjoy a tropical holiday. With absolute beachfront position, restaurant & bar with a cool beach club vibe, day spa, pool and direct beach access; relax, you’ve found the ultimate beach escape.
Hostels & Motels
There is plenty of backpacker accommodation in Tropical North Queensland.
Cape Trib Beach House offers budget accommodation from Dorm rooms to private cabins in Cape Tribulation. With no TV and limited phone and internet coverage it’s time to digital detox and enjoy the picturesque private beach, meet fellow travellers and explore Cape Trib.
Travellers Oasis in Cairns is highly regarded by backpackers as a cosy and clean hostel with friendly staff happy to help with tour packages and information creating a chilled vibe in the tropics.