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Luxury, Romantic and Boutique Accommodation in Cairns

Cairns is a relaxed and ambient paradise that acts as a gateway to tropical north Queensland. With pristine beaches like Palm Cove and its utterly laidback lifestyle, it's easy for visitors to be swept up by this idyllic region. Away from the Cairns' coast are the magnificent Cairns Highlands, which rise 700 metres above the sea. They are dotted with mysterious crater lakes, exotic flora and fauna, quaint hill-country towns, and similarly captivating accommodation.

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East Bedarra Island Retreat

Bedarra Island, qld

4 guests
2 beds
1 accommodation(s)
67 Casuarina

Holloways Beach, qld

10 guests
7 beds
2 accommodation(s)
Affinity Heights Holiday House

Cairns, qld

11 guests
6 beds
1 accommodation(s)
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Palm Cove, qld

1–9 guests
1–4 beds
69 accommodation(s)
$230-$1112 /night
Amaroo At Trinity

Trinity Beach, qld

60 guests
30 beds
30 accommodation(s)
Bedarra Island Villa

Bedarra Island, qld

1-8 guests
4 beds
1 accommodation(s)
Casa Bella Vista

Holloways Beach, qld

13 guests
11 beds
1 accommodation(s)
Crater Valley Lake Cottage

Upper Barron, qld

6 guests
4 beds
1 accommodation(s)
Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island, qld

208 guests
104 beds
99 accommodation(s)
Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa

Kewarra Beach, qld

1-4 guests
1-2 beds
44 accommodation(s)
Lizard Island

Lizard Island, qld

2-4 guests
1-2 beds
40 accommodation(s)
$1,699-$5,200 /night
Paradise in the Tropics

Palm Cove, qld

4 guests
3 beds
1 accommodation(s)

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Cairns accommodation: exploring tropical Queensland at its best

The Cairns waterfront buzzes with Great Barrier Reef tour operators, shopping strips and restaurants full of fresh seafood. Backpackers mix with honeymooners, international nomads and Aussies in search of balmy warmth.

The electric atmosphere is offset by tropical architectural gems such as the 1936 Cairns Regional Gallery, which features local artists’ work and wonderful exhibitions. A great option for choosing your Cairns accommodation is to base yourself in one of the quiet, palm-fringed beach villages out of town and slip into the city for some occasional retail therapy.

Nearby Holloways Beach has a classic North Queensland coastal vibe of swaying coconut palms and limpid waters lapping soft, warm sand. Forget cooking, grab yourself some grilled red emperor, hot chips and some icy, cold beers, and enjoy a sunset dinner on the grassy esplanade overlooking the Coral Sea. Local markets add colour and shopping opportunities.

Inland from Cairns are the Cairns Highlands (also called the Atherton Tableland). The spectacular 7.5km Skyrail cable car to Kuranda soars over the rainforest canopy. At up to 1200 metres above sea level, the Tableland has a distinctive microclimate, flora and fauna, including the strange curtain tree fig, a strangler species that finds and overwhelms a host tree. Atherton was the first town settled on the Tableland and retains some stunning Queenslander architecture. It also provides easy access to many walks, swimming holes and parks.

To prepare for your grand adventure, discover our handpicked luxury accommodation in Cairns and the Highlands. For a trip further afield be sure to check-out our Queensland accommodation before you check in. You can also browse our Mission Beach accommodation.

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