Where to stay in Palm Cove?

Where to stay in Palm Cove?

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 06/20/2019

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Palm Cove offers visitors a beachy elegance in an intimate town only 35 minutes from Cairns. With its sophisticated charm and swaying palm trees, it’s the perfect resort style getaway. Dip your toes into crystal blue waters and lounge on white sandy beaches.

Palm Cove has an almost magical quality to it, with most people opting to base themselves here whilst in North Queensland for its soothing and relaxing atmosphere. As the gateway to the Daintree Rainforest, Palm Cove holds all you could want and more. Enjoy rainforest walking tours and several golf courses dotted along the luxury suburb. Take a walk on the beautiful esplanade and you’ll be greeted with upscale restaurants that have dishes bursting with flavour and a great nightlife scene.

  • Peppers Beach Club & Spa

    If you’re after a holiday that entices you with the promise of a tropical getaway, Peppers Beach Club & Spa is your place. With three lagoons that the kids are sure to love, and an onsite spa that caters to the adults, what more could you ask for. Your onsite spa service might include a tropical exfoliating scrub, or a relaxing hot stones massage. You won’t need to leave the resort to find amazing food either, as Pepper’s has its own restaurant. Open from breakfast to dinner, you won’t need to worry about where to get your meals. Lime and Pepper features a diverse menu set just a stone’s throw away from the beach. Delicious food and beautiful views, what more could you ask for!

  • Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

    This tropical resort boasts an incredible 5-star rating, however, it’s easy to see why. It offers a relaxing and upscale stay in their divine suites. Some of the rooms have private balconies, terraces and jacuzzi, perfect for the ultimate holiday. The lagoon pool is perfect for those travelling with kids. Two other swimming pools are available if you’re wanting a quieter and more intimate swim. For the ultimate relaxation, be sure to visit Vie Spa, Pullman’s award-winning onsite spa. Soothing massage services and hydrotherapy are on offer, as well as a myriad of other services. You’ll be spoilt for choice at Temple of Tastes where each of your senses will be inspired by the South East Asian and Australian fusion dishes. All meals are made from locally sourced produce from the Atherton Tablelands.

  • Alamanda Palm Cove

    25 minutes away from Cairns you’ll find a luxe resort that offers direct access to the surrounding beach. This tropical accommodation provides amenities you won’t find elsewhere, such as the only beachfront dining in Palm Cove and an adult only pool. Rated in the top 5 hotels in Australia, Alamanda features 69 spacious rooms, three swimming pools and the Alamanda Spa. This balmy beachside resort is also home to local’s favourite restaurant Nu Nu that dishes up fresh and seasonal produce with a delightful wine list to match.

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Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.