The sunny and picturesque Port Douglas is an idyllic holiday destination that really has something for everyone. From its humble beginning as a fishing village, Port Douglas has evolved to a sophisticated and upmarket resort town that is a peaceful and luxurious alternative to the Cairn’s tourist scene. With the Daintree Forest at its doorstep, as well as the Great Barrier Reef approximately an hour away, it’s no wonder more and more visitors are choosing Port Douglas as their favourite tropical North Queensland destination. It’s diversity, amazing selection of resorts and things to do, make Port Douglas the perfect choice for couples, families and individuals wanting a relaxing, balmy getaway; or simply a break from city-life.
One of Port Douglas’ main attractions is its renowned Four Mile Beach that’s perfectly lined with palm trees, has the whitest sand and pristine clear waters. Macrossan Street is a delightful hub for shopping and award-winning restaurants ideal for wining and dining- so you know after a marvellous dip in the tropical waters, you can enjoy the perfect meal. Try Nautilus Restaurant and Salsa Bar and Grill that will leave even the pickiest of critics deliciously satisfied. After your meal, take a short stroll to the Reef Marina and be captivated by its breathtaking views.
The World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest offers a selection of walks and safaris with a terrific array of nature and wildlife, that will refresh and revitalise your senses and provide a complete sensory delight. Head to Mossman George for a dreamtime walk through the rainforest (guided tours are available or you can explore on your own). During your scenic walk you can even take a dip in a fast-running waterhole complete with massive granite boulders.
If you’re in the mood for something special, opt for a fully skippered luxury boat charter with Exclusive Getaway. You’ll experience the most scenic aquatic destinations in privacy and comfort, while you’re wined, dined and treated like royalty by our friendly staff. Whether you’re after a full day charter or a four hour cruise- we can tailor a package that suits your needs and will leave you smiling.
Port Douglas is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the country- if you’re wanting the ultimate pamper experience, look no further than a day at the spa. Miramaya Day Spa is divine, The Deep Retreat and Yoga Studio is unique and relaxing; and the Shantara Day Spa is marvellously indulgent, and will leave you feeling perfectly revitalised.
The tropical, sensual climate makes it a fail-safe holiday destination all year around, so if you want a small place with a lot of heart Port Douglas the place for you.
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