Luxury Holidays Remarkable Destinations
Luxury Holidays offer a collection of incredible destinations, from a relaxed tropical island escape to a lively city vacation with an assortment of stimulating things to see and do. Here we dive into Luxury Holidays list of unbeatable locations around Australia, from Hamilton Island, Tropical North Queensland, the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, New South Wales, Victoria and the Northern Territory.
Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef
Escape to the breathtaking oasis of Hamilton Island, nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsunday's. This sought-after holiday destination boasts turquoise waters, pristine landscapes, and clear blue skies that will revitalize your mind, body, and soul. From the sound of rolling waves to the gentle ocean breeze, the tropical ambiance of this paradise will soothe even the most burdened minds.
Indulge in long beach walks, bask in the warmth of the sun, and sip your morning coffee with a spectacular sunrise in full view. For adventure-seekers, there are plenty of activities to choose from, including boating, cruising, bushwalking, wildlife encounters, water sports, and golfing. Hamilton Island is a tropical playground with something for everyone.
As one of the most popular destinations in the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island tends to book out months in advance. But trust us, it's worth the wait. So pack your bags, leave your worries behind, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of Hamilton Island. You'll return home feeling refreshed, recharged, and ready to take on the world!
Far North Queensland
The Far North is the northernmost part of Queensland, a tropical region stretching from Cairns to the Torres Strait. This area boasts world-class natural attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park off the coast and World Heritage-listed tropical rainforests on land. Let's explore some of the must-visit destinations in this stunning region.
Palm Cove: The Spa Capital of Australia
Only 30 minutes north of Cairns, Palm Cove is a tiny beachside village that is considered to be the Spa Capital of Australia. It's lined with 500-year-old melaleuca trees and beachfront resorts. The village boasts an array of fine dining options overlooking the water and family-friendly amenities along the esplanade. Hire a kayak and paddle right off the beach, or take a tour to nearby Double Island with Palm Cove Watersports. The Palm Cove jetty is a great fishing spot and popular among locals, offering panoramic views of Double Island.
Oak Beach: A Secluded Oasis
Nestled between the tropical city of Cairns and the spectacular wedding capital of Port Douglas, Oak Beach is a renowned drive that looks out to turquoise waters, fringed by a backdrop of greenery as the sun’s rays hit the glistening ocean. Your mornings here will begin by waking to serene surroundings and breathtaking views of the endless coral sea. It's perfect for families or groups of friends who want to relax in a tropical and exclusive setting.
Port Douglas: The Wedding Capital
Known as the wedding capital, this pretty luxurious seaside village is famous among tropical holidaymakers. Boasting golden sands with overhanging coconut trees, a Reef Marina with fine dining, and the town’s main street with more than 60 restaurants and cafes all within walking distance. After dark, the main street comes to life with nightlife, and by day, the Great Barrier Reef can be accessed via the Crystalbrook Marina.
Cape Tribulation: Where Rainforest Meets Reef
Daintree and Cape Tribulation is a remarkable part of the world where the rainforest meets the reef and the mountains scrape the sky. Here, the rainforest tumbles right down to the coast with just a thin strip of sand separating it from the clear blue water and coral gardens beyond. The Daintree is the place to immerse yourself in nature and disconnect from the modern world. It’s a raw and ancient environment that features a dense tropical rainforest and is home to the endangered Cassowary. Despite its rugged, untouched nature, Daintree and Cape Tribulation are easily accessible.
Experience the natural wonders of Far North Queensland. From enchanting coastlines to lush hinterlands, this region is a paradise that's waiting to be explored!
Gold Coast QLD
The Gold Coast is a top tourist destination for many reasons. Its beautiful beaches and sunny climate attract visitors from all over the world. The city is also known for its thrilling theme parks, such as Dreamworld, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild, and Movie World. For those who love adventure, the Gold Coast offers surfing, jet skiing, parasailing, and bungee jumping. The city is also home to some of the best shopping experiences in Australia, from boutique stores to large shopping centres. At night, the Gold Coast comes alive with its buzzing nightlife, including bars, clubs, and restaurants. With so much to offer, it's no wonder why the Gold Coast is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia.
Darwin is renowned for its multicultural food, outdoor markets, waterside attractions and its warm holiday vibe all year round. With a diversity of attractions, Darwin offers a popular wave pool, a saltwater lagoon, vibrant eateries and lush parklands with captivating public artworks. Here you can visit the attractions at the nearby Stokes Hill Wharf with fabulous views over Darwin Harbour to watch the boats roll in.
Sydney’s Northern Beaches NSW
Sydney's Northern Beaches is a popular holiday destination, offering a perfect blend of stunning beaches, breathtaking ocean views, and charming beachside towns. With over 20 beaches to choose from, there is something for everyone, whether you're looking for surfing, swimming, or simply relaxing on the sand. The Northern Beaches are also home to a variety of coastal walks and hiking trails, including the famous Manly to Spit Bridge Walk, which offers breathtaking views of the Sydney Harbour and coastline. The towns in the area, such as Manly, Palm Beach, and Dee Why, have a laid-back, beachy vibe with plenty of restaurants, cafes, and shops to explore. Overall, holidaying on Sydney's Northern Beaches is a fantastic way to experience the relaxed Australian beach culture while still being in close proximity to the city's attractions.
Melbourne is a blend of old and new, from rich cultural history through to new age trends all just waiting to be discovered. Wander through Melbourne’s laneways and immerse yourself in a wonderland of colourful street art, al fresco cafes, intimate wine bars and quirky boutiques. They say you can see the dazzling lights of South Yarra from Space as the city comes to life when the sun goes down. An exhilarating time to explore the sophisticated foodie scene to get a taste of what Melbourne is all about!
In a nutshell, whatever your ideal vacation looks like, Luxury Holidays have something for you. Give us a call today to discuss the endless options…