Looking for the best Palm Cove Queensland resorts? We have put together the best resorts in the area north of Cairns which is an established spa and wedding / honeymoon destination.
Beach weddings are a specialty in the area as are family holidays which take advantage of the village atmosphere. Palm cove is also a prime location to take advantage of the Great Barrier Reef.
Palm Cove is only 25 minutes north of Cairns, Tropical North Queensland Australia and 45 minutes south of Port Douglas, Queensland Australia. This means you are perfectly positioned in the middle of all the Cairns attractions giving you easy access to everything on offer north and south of Palm Cove.
I have rarely encountered a more inviting resort location in all my travels. Although it does have a bit of a glitzy sophisticated look with the fancy resorts you meet lots of friendly people in the area. Taking a stroll along the long pier you are sure to see many friendly faces and get a sense of the relaxed vibe.
You are such a long way from it all up here (almost 1700km from the next capital city, Brisbane).
Alamanda Palm Cove has 69 rooms in one, two and three bedroom arrangements. Good use is made of the spectacular location with great views through big glass windows which open to let in the tropical breeze when it warms up.
Wonderful swimming pools,and outstanding access to the beach. This is an ideal resort for a barefoot family vacation or romantic getaway where you can easily slip onto the golden sands of Palm Cove on 25 metres away.
This is a classy property and for Australians you will have likely seen the award winning Nu Nu Restaurant on one of many celebrity chef TV shows or the equally good spa.
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This Palm Cove resort has magnificent gardens and is directly across from the sandy beach. Peppers Beach Club & Spa looks a treat with its big rainforest rock pool and lagoon pool which you will surely use given the warm sunny and sometimes humid weather.
There is a well known luxurious day spa right on your doorstep.
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The Port Douglas, Palm Cove and Cairns Region is a top location for exploring the far north or enjoying a relaxed vacation. I lived in this area for a number of years and was always quick to visit this wonderfully natural beach with great big paper bark trees making for a wonderfully shady resort strip, which lines an impeccable beach.
Palm Cove is the insiders secret with resorts like this top 5 star resort with about 120 rooms.
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa is an classy, 5-star AAA rated resort, and has everything you would expect of a AAA rated property.
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A great little beach resort in the prime position where all the restaurants and little shops are down by the jetty. A great little four star property which has everything at it's door step. Within the resort there is a restaurant, café, bars and an outdoor pool and more.
With only 26 air-conditioned rooms this is another quality small option.
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Kewarra Beach is the next beach over from Palm Cove, is quieter and more residential than resort town, and has an equally wonderful beach. Only about 10 minutes from the airport.
This resort has amazing beachside access and has a good many facilities including a restaurant, café, children's pool. There are 44 air-conditioned guestrooms.
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Sanctuary Palm Cove Resort has huge apartments set in a rainforest gardens set around a lagoon. If you are looking for a quality Palm Cove holiday and like the idea of apartments than this is a great choice. Rooms have luxury kitchens with stove tops, full-sized refrigerators, and dishwashers.
There is a tropical outdoor pool and spa with an additional child friendly area. With only 23 rooms you are sure to find a little space for yourself.
Palm Cove is well known for for some restaurants known throughout Australia, cafes, boutiques, art galleries and amazing day spas.
Video of Palm Cove village exploring the "paperbark" Melaleuca trees along the esplanade and some of the holiday attractions.
Thala Beach is a little North of Palm Cove on the incredibly scenic and world heritage road to Port Douglas. We added this classic resort as it regularly features in Australia Best Resort lists. You will also look kind of hard to find anyone who has a bad word to say about this one on the review pages.
There is a sophisticated charm and quality to the Palm Cove holiday experience despite its kind of remote North Queensland location. It can seem sometimes like you have stepped back into another era before mass market tourism and you could enjoy quality time with family without all the bells and whistles.
That is not to say there is not access with well constructed tours to some of the greatest natural wonders on the planet in the wet tropics rain forest and the Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep.
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