Palm Cove Activities and Dining

Things to do in Palm Cove, Queensland

About Palm Cove

There are few times in the world when natural and man-made ingredients are mixed together with a gentle hand to create a special Location that is the mirror of paradise. Palm Cove, in Tropical North Queensland Australia, is one of these locations a glorious beachside community bursting with fun activities and Palm Cove Luxury Accommodation for holidaymakers, yet still retaining a relaxed seaside atmosphere with sensitive levels of development.

Palm Cove is a marvel to behold. Located only 20 minutes north from the tropical city of Cairns, and 30 minutes from the presidential holiday town of Port Douglas, Cairns' premier beach is a treat that everyone enjoys. It is an area that features a wide range of everything.

Palm Cove Holiday Accommodation and Resorts

There is a Palm Cove Accommodation to suit everyone, from budget apartments to opulent, luxurious villas and 5-star resorts. Palm Cove has an abundance of family accommodation and caters well for people traveling with children. Many of the apartment complexes right on the beach have self-contained Palm Cove holiday rentals.

World Heritage-listed rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef, and the inviting waters of the Coral Sea are all at Palm Cove's doorstep.

Palm Cove Restaurants and Dining

Dining options in Palm Cove range from five-star restaurants that are rated as the finest in the north, to traditional fish and chips wrapped in paper and enjoyed while sitting under a draping coconut palm. Palm Cove also has one of Cairns' only absolute beachfront restaurants, where the fresh sea breezes and a few palm trees are all that separate you from the beach.

Palm Cove's Attraction

Palm Cove village lingers along a beachside promenade, sensitively designed to incorporate 500-year-old Melaleuca trees with 21st century architecturally designed infrastructure. Small apartments, cottages, and tasteful bars and shops hide under palm trees and tropical ferns. The pristine golden beach curves gently to the south, and offshore islands heighten the romanticism of the scene. At the northern end of the beach is a long jetty where Great Barrier Reef cruise vessels depart, and local fishermen pluck their dinner from the turquoise blue depths.

Palm Cove has won three distinguished awards recognizing the hard work by locals and council workers to maintain the area to high standards. The beach has been named Queensland's Cleanest Beach, Far North Queensland's Friendliest Beach, and, impressively, Australia's Cleanest Beach. In addition, On The Road magazine has rated Palm Cove as one of the top ten beaches in Australia.

Palm Cove Location

This website is a comprehensive guide to Palm Cove. We believe an entire holiday can be spent in this tropical paradise, so please peruse this site to discover everything you want to know about Palm Cove. Not quite sure where Palm Cove is? Have a look at our map of Palm Cove.

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