Best Port Douglas Resorts

Welcome to the best Port Douglas resorts and travel guide. Here you can find all you need to know about visiting this tropical North Queensland paradise.

The tropical north is easily one of the most beautiful places in Australia with the easiest access to the Great Barrier Reef and rainforest of any of the Queensland resort town. 

Port Douglas Queensland, Australia Holidays

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There really are a lot of attractions and things to do in Port Douglas. Port is an ideal place for a honeymoon or family beach holiday with one of the most spectacular beaches on the planet in four mile beach.

Many of the Cairns attractions are also accessible with a day trip from Port Douglas as well. If you are looking to head into the spectacular Cape Tribulation rainforests of the Daintree tours are easily available from here.

The atmosphere is incredibly relaxed worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the state's capital, which is thousands of kilometres away to the south. 

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Port Douglas Accommodation and Holidays

Port Douglas does have a few larger resorts but most properties are smaller boutique hotels and resorts situated close to the main street beach intersection.

These are the best choices for your next Port Douglas, Honeymoon, Wedding, or Family Holiday to this tropical paradise.

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is a 5-star resort located in Port Douglas, Queensland. The resort offers luxurious accommodation, dining and leisure facilities, as well as a full-service spa. The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is one of the most luxurious hotels in Port Douglas and has been voted Australia’s Best Hotel for the last three years. .The resort is set on the banks of the Coral Sea and is an ideal holiday destination for those wanting to explore the magical environment found in the region. The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort's location puts you close to all of Port Douglas has to offer including tours, attractions, water activities, dining and nightlife.

The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort has been a fixture in Port Douglas since the mid-1970s. It is close to the golf course and is only a 15-minute walk from the Sea Life Sanctuary. The resort comprises a total of 172 guest rooms and suites, including eight penthouse suites with private plunge pools on five levels. All of the rooms are designed with the most luxurious amenities like marble bathrooms and flat-screen TVs.

Pros: When you are ready to head to the beach from this really stylish beach resort in to walk barefoot to stunning Four Mile beach.  With acres of manicured gardens, big lagoon plunge pools nestled up to rooms, restaurants, gyms and bicycles this is the fullest scaled resort in the region.

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort

Expensive, but reviews are good, and you can always pick up some great specials. This 4-star resort with more than 250 rooms really has everything you would expect in a world-class resort. One of the top resorts on our Port Douglas Travel Guide.

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Oaks Port Douglas Resort

Oaks is one of the most popular hotels in Port Douglas, Australia. It is a family-friendly resort with a spa, private beach club and secluded gardens. The resort has facilities that include a swimming pool, tennis courts, gym and sauna. It also has an outdoor bar with large outdoor TV screens and an outdoor barbeque area.

The resort features 146 rooms in total and has a restaurant on site. It is only a short distance from the airport and close to local attractions such as Alexandra Reef, Coral Sea Adventures, and the Port Douglas Golf Club.

This makes it easy for guests to explore this popular part of North Queensland.


  • As well as being close to many attractions, it is also close to the local shops and restaurants.
  • Oaks Resort by Port Douglas is close to the local shops and restaurants.
  • A spa that offers everything from massages to facials, reflexology, pedicures and manicures.
  • An outdoor bar with giant TVs, free WiFi throughout the resort outdoor experience in the most popular tourist destination of Port Douglas.
QT Port Douglas

A great little resort nestled by the rainforest and only moments to the ocean and minutes to the reef.

A mid-sized resort of 140 rooms and villas of bright and airy design with free Wi-Fi and a great pool area. The quality Bazaar restaurant has a good range of offerings and prices set on the age of your kids. Despite the catering for families the resort is not too busy and quite suitable for a destination wedding or honeymoon retreat. 

We've given it a 3.9/5 rating for this top Port Douglas resort.

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Mandalay Port Douglas Luxury Beachfront Apartments

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Mandalay Luxury Beachfront Apartments Port Douglas offers a luxurious stay for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city . The property is within walking distance to the wonderful Port Douglas Beaches and features great views of the Coral Sea. Guests can also enjoy free use of a private BBQ area and a swimming pool. All apartments are fully self-contained, with amenities such as air conditioning, satellite TV and complimentary WiFi. The apartments have an open-plan living area, modern kitchen.

A great Port Douglas accommodation option for a family beach holiday or romantic getaway. The Mandalay luxury beachfront apartments occupy a quiet spot on the main beach and feature vibrant gardens.

Leading resort in Port Douglas with a great location and fantastic guest reviews.

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Peppers Beach Club Resort Port Douglas

Pepper's Beach Club Resort, Port Douglas lies overlooking famous Four Mile Beach and just a short stroll from Macrossan Street. We give it a 4.3/5 rating. 

Peppers Beach Club Resort Port Douglas is a luxurious resort located in the tropical paradise of Port Douglas, Australia. The resort offers an array of amenities and services that will make your stay unforgettable. The property is only a few minutes from the town’s hub, offering convenience for travelers who are looking to explore the region.

The property consists of a total of 75 rooms including 7 family suites. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including a flat-screen television, air conditioning, and private balcony or terrace. Other features include coffee maker and tea kettle in the room, toiletries supplied daily, hair dryer, ironing board and fabric sofa.

Peppers Beach Club Resort Port Douglas

Rooms are made up of stylish  suites a with private swim-up pool decks. While this does accommodate families well, one of their specialities are the beach weddings on the nearby sands of Four Mile Beach.

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Reef Resort Villas Port Douglas

Reef Resort Villas Port Douglas is a luxurious resort located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. It offers an unrivalled luxury experience for couples, honeymooners and families.

There are two types of villas available: One bedroom villa with a private pool or two bedroom villa with a private pool and spa tub. All rooms have ocean views, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. , and a ceiling fan in the living room,The resort offers an on-site restaurant and bar which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy all meals in the resort or grab a light bite from the bar. The menu includes: pizzas, salads, burgers, fish n' chips plus more. There is also a BBQ available for guests to use. The Reef Resort Villas was designed for honeymooners and families alike.

The Palm Villas are spread across two levels. With the bedrooms & bathrooms upstairs, there is a separate lounge and dining area, equipped kitchen and a second toilet & shower downstairs. The villas have balconies off of either one of the bedrooms or both.

Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Reef Resort Villas, Port Douglas offers a wide choice of accommodation styles and superb recreational facilities, perfect for those seeking a relaxing getaway.

Reef Resort Villas Port Douglas

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Douglas

Located a short walk from Port Douglas' famous Four Mile Beach, the Ramada Resort Port Douglas provides a laid-back tropical oasis set amongst relaxing rainforest gardens.  The resort offers an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness centre, numerous restaurants and bars, fitness facilities and a kids' playground.

Each of the deluxe guest rooms features a balcony overlooking the tropical gardens and offers free WiFi, free private parking in front of the room and tea-making facilities.

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Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Douglas

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Mantra Aqueous On Port

Close to Four Mile Beach. 4.6/5 for Mantra Aqueous On Port on our review scale.

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Sea Temple Resort Port Douglas

Sea Temple Resort Port Douglas has been designed with the utmost luxury and relaxation in mind. 4 star resort.  We give it a 4.3 rating.

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Mantra Portsea Resort Port Douglas

Soothing sounds of cascading water falls and flowing lagoon pools. Port Douglas Travel Guide stand out. 5 star resort.

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Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas

Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas has is large with a choice of Studio, one, two and three bedroom holiday apartments. 4.2/4 rating

Pros:You are within walking distance of downtown Port Douglas and 4 Miles Beach

  • Economical Studio units are available with exclusive exterior gardens, pool and individual courtyards. Daily services include maid service.)
  • Rooms are very well furnished, so much so that when you stay and you won't want to leave! Not only is free wi-fi facilities and access to our barbecue and pool areas a plus, but having your own bathroom is an added bonus.
  • Perfect choice for your short or medium stay and for longer stays we have a full kitchen set up, including dishwasher.

Affordable and ideal, Bay Villas Resort is your holiday place in Tropical North Quensland

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