Palm Bay Resort

Palm Bay Resort is an idyllic Whitsundays destination located in a private cove on Long Island. This Balinese inspired resort oozes serenity with its tropical ambience and palm fringed beach. Palm Bay Resort allows guests to be immersed in nature with the reef at its doorstep, and is a fantastic Queensland Islands holiday spot just a half hour ferry ride from Airlie Beach.

With 25 different room types to choose from Palm Bay Resort features bures, bungalows, villas, suites and beach houses. Each offers air conditioning, a bar fridge, and a relaxing hammock on the deck. The bungalows, suites and houses also feature kitchen and living areas, ideal for self-catering. Some rooms have stunning views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Passage.

Palm Bay Resort is essentially a self-catering resort. Guests need to bring their food, or they can choose to buy supplies from the small store on-site. A large, shared food preparation area is located by the pool and features full kitchen cooking and storage facilities. Alternatively Palm Bay has a casual restaurant menu for those who don't want to cook. Guests will also love the Bar open each night offering happy hour, a range of drinks and bar snacks including wood-fired pizza.

With an array of activities available and an on-site Day Spa, guests can choose to do as much or as little as they like. From snorkelling, tennis, fishing and day trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Palm Bay Resort is the perfect Whitsunday Islands holiday escape.

Accommodation

Palm Bay Resort has a range of rooms types from bures to suites, and bungalows to villas. The 25 different rooms on offer all feature air conditioning and a deck with hammock.

  • Dining Area
  • Bar fridge
  • Kettle
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Private Deck with hammock
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Draws and robe space
  • Reverse cycle Air-conditioning
  • Linen and towels

Serenity Bure: Located just back from the waters' edge, these tropical bures sit amongst the gardens. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Beachfront Bure: Located right on the beachfront, these bures offer calming ocean views. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

1 Bedroom Bungalow: Luxurious self-contained accommodation located right on the beachfront overlooking Palm Bay Beach and the lagoon and also include a fully equipped kitchenette containing a microwave oven, stainless steel sink, toaster, coffee plunger plus a good supply of crockery and cutlery. The bedroom has a walk in robe and spacious ensuite and can be closed off with bi-fold doors offering added privacy. A cot can be placed in this room for 1 infant in addition to the maximum capacity. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults & Children.

2 Bedroom Bungalow: Features views across Palm Bay and the lagoon, these bungalows also include a fully equipped kitchenette containing a microwave oven, stainless steel sink, toaster, coffee plunger plus a good supply of crockery and cutlery. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Beachfront Villa: These villas are located right on the beachfront and feature a dining table for two and a two seater lounge. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Oceanview Bure: The Bures are located along the hillside with views overlooking Palm Bay Lagoon. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Hibiscus Suite: Elevated and set slightly back from the ocean these rooms offer privacy and incredible ocean views, perfect for couples. This room features a fully equipped kitchenette including bar fridge, microwave oven, stainless steel sink, toaster, kettle and coffee plunger. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Ocean View House: This luxurious two story, two bedroom house features a spacious lounge, two bathrooms, kitchen and full sized decking with BBQ facilities. Bedding is 2 Queen Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Platinum House: Located on the hillside offering sensational ocean views this house features a king size master bedroom with sunroom, large wall mounted flat screen TV, ensuite and bar fridge plus a second queen sized bedroom with an additional sun room for private relaxation, a fully equipped modern kitchen, dining and lounge area with large flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo plus a separate laundry and guest bathroom. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Dining

The bistro style restaurant on site offers lunch and dinner from Wednesday - Sunday.

Breakfast is self-catered and there is a guest kitchen on site which can be used for guests to prepare daily breakfast. The guest kitchen area overlooks the resort pool and is equipped with everything you will need to store and cook your food including crockery, cutlery, cookware and utensils, BBQs, gas burners, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, large fridge and freezer.

You will need to bring your own food or buy or supplement your food provisions from the store (located on site). The best places to get some groceries before heading to the island are Cannonvale Coles, Airlie Beach Woolworths or Hamilton Island IGA. Palm Bay Resort also recommends a number of external caterers, ask us for more details.

Palm Bay Bar: Offers a range of spirits, cocktails, beer, wine and cider. Every evening at sunset, there is a happy hour with beer, wine and 2 cocktails that will change on a daily basis.

Palm Bay Resort has a strict no BYO alcohol policy.

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Day Spa
  • Palm Bay Bar
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Beach Pavilion
  • Lounge Space
  • Media Room
  • Tennis Court

Activities

The following activities are free of charge:

  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
  • Bush walking
  • Boules

Day Spa

Palm Blue Day Spa: Experience a tranquil space where you can unwind, relax and rejuvenate your mind and body. With a complete spa menu you can create your ultimate day spa pampering experience.

Getting There

Transfers to Palm Bay Resort can be booked directly with Island Transfers. This high speed launch vessel takes about 30 minutes from Airlie Beach to Palm Bay Resort on Long Island.

Additional Information

Children: Are charged at the extra person rate
Cots: Approximately AU$15 one-off charge for infants 0-2 years, payable direct
Check In: 2.00 pm
Check Out: 10.00 am
Reception: 7.00 am - 7.00 pm
Address: Long Island, Whitsundays

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Pool
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Ocean View House
2 Bedroom Beachfront Bungalow Lounge
Beachfront Villas
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