Hamilton Island Resort Australia, is located in the Whitsundays and is the largest island resort. Less than a 3rd of the island has been used for Hamilton Island Resort, the rest has been kept in its natural state so that people can enjoy and explore this un-spoilt island with it’s fantastic beaches, adventurous nature trails and private escapes. Hamilton Island has its own airport, so getting there is very easy as most major cities have scheduled flights. Alternatively it’s only a 30 minute ferry trip from the mainland, departing from Airlie Beach.
Hamilton Island’s climate is perfect all year round with an average temperature of 27.4 degrees centigrade.
Tropical showers can occur in the summer time between December – February.
Hamilton Island has many activities to choose from, there are cruises to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach, water sports like; water-skiing, windsurfing, catamaran, sea kayaking and yacht sailing, and other activities such as; gymnasium, tennis, game fishing, nature walks, scenic flights and safari tours.
So many restaurants and cafés to choose from, there is fine dining to take away. Plus Hamilton Island caters for families, they offer a Stay & Eat Free program for children. Children 0-12yrs stay free using existing bedding and eat free from the kids menu.
Bars & Entertainment are plenty too, with their swim-up bars, stylish bars and nightclubs.
Hamilton Island accommodation comes in both hotel and self contained configurations. Hotel style accommodation includes the Palm Terrace, Palm Bungalows, Reef View hotel and Beach Club hotel depending on the required standard. The self contained accommodation includes one and two bedroom resort side apartments, standard villas, superior villas, deluxe villas and the luxury collection. There are also a myriad of activities and tours that can be accessed from the island. Cruise Whitsundays operate daily to the colourful coral reef and many other operators provide access to the other islands and such attractions as Whitehaven beach. Hamilton Island can be accessed directly by air or by ferry from Airlie Beach.
Self catering family accommodation is located on both the resort side and the marina side of the island. One and two bedroom resort side apartments are available in the Whitsunday holiday apartments that are within walking distance of Catseye beach, pools and resort centre. Other apartments on the marina side offer a choice of one, two or three bedrooms with a kitchen, lounge, dining area and a large furnished balcony. The superior villas offer a choice of one, two, three, and four bedrooms which have amazing views.
If you are looking to book Hamilton Island accommodation that exudes luxury, the Qualia resort and new Hamilton Island Yacht Club villas provide the highest quality accommodation of any of the Whitsunday Island resorts. Qualia is situated on the northern tip of the island and consists of private individual pavilions built right along the coastline with each one having its own water view. Qualia does not allow children so if you are looking for the same standard of accommodation and you want to bring your kids, then choose the new Yacht Club Villas situated on the north side of the marina. The luxury collection are modern three bedroom villas located on the southern marina foreshore. These villas are designed to provide an unprecedented opportunity to relax in lavish waterfront living.
Everything you need to know about Hamilton Island
Hamilton Island has different styles of accommodation available for all tastes and budgets. Choose from spacious hotel rooms and suites, luxury beachfront accommodation, private bungalows, apartment style hotels, or self-contained apartments and holiday homes.
The Palm Bungalows are located in the gardens and a budget style accommodation. All bungalows have a King size bed and are only a few minutes from the main swimming pool, shops and restaurants.
Reef View Hotel Rooms
The Reef View Hotel offers Garden and Coral Sea view rooms, garden rooms on the lower levels and ocean view from higher levels. All rooms feature two Queen Beds and private balcony.
Reef View Hotel Suites
The Suites are located on the highest levels of the Reef View Hotel. They include the Reef Suites, 1 & 2 bedroom Terrace Suites and Presidential Suites. All suites are not self-contained but do offer mini bar, dining & lounge area plus tea & coffee facilities.
Beach Club Hotel
The Beach Club is located at Cats-eye beach and the rooms offers ocean views. All rooms have either a balcony or courtyard and feature a King bed or two Singles
These homes are 3 bedroom self-contained and all with ocean views. Some are 2 storey and others are split level. They are great for family and small group holidays.
WHITSUNDAY HOLIDAY APARTMENTS
These apartments are ideal for families or groups, they are fully self-contained and offer garden or ocean views. The bedroom features a King Bed and Single Divan and the lounge room has another 2 Divans.
Winward, Leeward Pavilions & Beach House
The Leeward and Windward are one bedroom pavilions, they either have a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. The two bedroom Beach House, it has a guest pavilion and pool, and offers amazing ocean views.
YACHT CLUB VILLAS
- 4 Pools & 2 Spas
- 3 Restaurants
- 11 Cafes & Bars
- 3 Take Away/Eateries
- 24 Specialty shops & boutiques
- Hair & Beauty salons
- Kids Club 5-14yrs (charges apply)
- Room service
- Regular shuttle service
- 24 hour Medical service
- Clownfish Club 0-4yrs Childminding Centre
- National Aust Bank
- Departure lounge
- Courtesy transfers
- Post Office
- Doctor on site
- General Store/Supermarket
- Floodlit tennis courts
- Squash courts
- Mini golf & golf driving range