Luxury, Romantic and Boutique Accommodation in Port Douglas
Explore Far North Queensland from luxury Port Douglas accommodation
With long golden beaches on one side and rich mangroves on the other, Port Douglas is one of Far North Queensland’s most attractive towns. It is here that the reef meets the rainforest in the most spectacular way.
This little tropical harbour town retains the quiet aura of a relaxed fishing village, with local markets, quiet beaches and comfortable accommodation, even though today it’s a major hub for visiting the Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation.
Spend your days snorkelling, sailing, stand up paddle boarding, parasailing or for something a little more low key, book in to a luxury day spas or shop along famous Macrossan Street. The Sunday market at the waterfront park is on every week, you’ll see exotic tropical fruits, local craft, fashion, great food and live performances, and the little wooden church nearby has a stunning outlook onto the water. As you wander back towards town, a gourmet compendium of eateries presents itself. Choose between cafes with chai and toasties, and five-star restaurants offering fresh seafood and local produce. A favourite is the barramundi burger or dine on locally caught seafood dishes. Celebrity spotters: keep your eyes open; the area is on national and international celebrity itineraries regularly.
When you're not looking out for A-listers, you can take advantage of Port Douglas' prime position as the only place on earth within close proximity to two World Heritage-listed treasures: the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Believed to be one of the oldest forests in the world, the Daintree is home to green tree frogs, estuarine crocodiles, cassowaries and musky rat kangaroos, among others, and it makes the perfect day trip. This proximity of town to forest to reef allows you to enter a whole new world without ever having to venture too far from your comfortable Port Douglas accommodation.
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