From the door of your apartment, it is a short across the road to the golden sands of beautiful Horseshoe Bay. Sails has one-bedroom and two-bedroom fully self-catering units all of which have a separate lounge/dining area and a balcony or garden with table and chairs for alfresco dining. They have a pool with spa, barbecues with a dining area, free use of beach towels, beach chairs and eskies, free internet and free undercover parking. It is a two minute walk to restaurants, coffee shop, pub and convenience store and a large range of water sports.
Tropical Palms Resort offers 12 self-contained rooms for family holidays. Sleeping up to two adults and two children. Located in beautiful Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island. Tropical Palms Resort is just a 100 metre walk to the Picnic Bay Jetty, safe swimming beach, Picnic Bay Hotel and other restaurants. It is also only a short walk to the famous Magnetic Island Golf Course. All rooms are self-contained with kitchenette, air-conditioning, television, DVD players and en suite bathrooms. There is a swimming pool, barbecue and Al fresco dining area. Tropical Palms Four Wheel Drive Hire offers modern, well maintained, air-conditioned four wheel drive cars to explore Magnetic Island, including the more secluded, beautiful bays. House guests receive a discount on car hire. All island tours and attractions are arranged from reception. Discounted package deals are available, including room, car hire and ferry transfers.
Rambutan is an award-winning hotel that features a stunning rooftop bar and restaurant. Part hotel, part luxury resort, Rambutan is Townsville and Magnetic Island’s most vibrant place to eat, stay or play! Rambutan is within walking distance of the Townsville CBD and just minutes from local attractions, cafes, bars and restaurants. There are accommodation options to suit every budget. Whether you are travelling with family, for business or touring the region's gorgeous coastline – Rambutan is an oasis of style, luxury, comfort and fun. You won’t find anywhere else like Rambutan! All accommodation includes its own private en-suite, air-conditioning, and access to all Resort facilities. Guests at Rambutan can enjoy every bit of luxury during their stay without the hefty price tag. On-site undercover parking is available. The resort features a centralised rooftop pool, an outdoor bar and restaurant. The rooftop bar and pool are the perfect place for locals and guests to socialise over a few drinks.
Experience the unique allure of one of Australia’s most relaxed escape destinations, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort on Magnetic Island. Just 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville, Magnetic Island is a blend of native Australian bushland, breathtaking beaches and sandy bays. Your suite at Peppers Blue on Blue Resort will be your private sanctuary. With the choice of Hotel Rooms, Studios, One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments and Penthouses, you will be perfectly accommodated throughout your stay on Magnetic Island. Take full advantage of the contemporary design and stunning seascapes, boasting uninterrupted marina views. Studios and One Bedroom Apartments feature kitchenettes, balconies and complimentary WiFi. Two and Three Bedroom Apartments and Penthouses also have the added benefit of full gourmet kitchens. Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is the perfect place to experience the great outdoors – whether you’re fishing or diving, exploring reefs or rainforests, biking or boating. For those desiring more leisurely pursuits, laze around the magnificent saltwater lagoon, stroll along the marina or dine at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar.
Island Leisure Resort is a small boutique resort. Their self-contained Polynesian bure-style units have a kitchen, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, television and outdoor dining patio. The resort is immersed in one acre of beautifully landscaped tropical gardens with a huge lagoon pool and spa. Other facilities include a full size tennis court, games room, licensed snack bar, poolside barbecue area, guest laundry and library. Free wireless internet is available to resort guests. You can choose from Queen or Superior Queen Bures accommodating a maximum of two adults and Family Bures accommodating a maximum of two adults and two children (up to 15 years). Only 50 metres to the beach and five minutes walk to restaurants and shops, a full tour desk and management are on site. Ideally located in Nelly Bay, a 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal or jump on the island buses at the front of the ferry terminal (a small charge applies). Limited taxis are available.
Rydges Townsville is centrally located on Palmer Street in the heart of Far North Queensland's capital. The beautiful accommodation rooms offer views of Townsville City, Castle Hill and Ross River Marina. The hotel provides a full range of facilities including the iconic Southbank Grill and Bar and the Southbank Convention Centre. Comfortable accommodation with our luxurious Rydges Dream Beds along with a resort style pool and spa, FREE wifi and on site car parking are enhanced by friendly staff, exceptional service and keen attention to detail. In room facilities include 24 hour reception, mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board and room service. This hotel is the perfect gateway to Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef and only a short stroll to all the key attractions of Townsville.
Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is a secluded island hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests. Access is either via a 30 minute helicopter journey from Townsville, or a 1.5 hour private helicopter charter from Cairns. Orpheus showcases a plethora of once in a lifetime experiences! Its principal dive sites boast 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef; the local waters are a fisherman's playground and home to the most sought after reef fish species in the world; and guests can take the helm of a motorised dingy complete with gourmet picnic hamper and discover the many pristine coves and reefs that fringe Orpheus. Alternatively, Orpheus provides the perfect backdrop for a more private interlude if guests wish to simply relax and succumb to a unique indigenous-inspired treatment at the Gwandalan Day Spa. Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, celebrating a bounty of locally-sourced and freshly grown and caught seasonal delights, a selection of Australian wines and beers, and a daily Orpheus experience (snorkelling, fishing, island cruises). Not to be missed is the signature Dining with the Tides experience, an intimate dinner for two under a starlit canopy on the island's jetty.