There’s no way to fully describe the sensation of waking up by the ocean, the overwhelming peace of being greeted by a breathtaking scene of blue stretching to an endless horizon. Discover the best luxury beach front holidays around Australia with private beach houses and boutique luxury hotels beckoning you to experience the sensation for yourself.
Imagine waking up to the sound of crashing waves, stepping out onto your private balcony to breathe in the salty sea breeze, and enjoying unparalleled ocean views from the comfort of your luxurious suite. With impeccable service, lavish amenities, and direct access to the beach, these exclusive beachfront accommodations provide a haven of relaxation and serenity for discerning travelers. Whether you seek a tropical paradise or a secluded coastal hideaway, Australia’s luxury beachfront accommodations offer an unmatched level of tranquility and opulence for an unforgettable beachside getaway. We’ve pulled together a few of our favourites to inspire your holiday planning.
Luxury Beachfront Holidays Australia
Australia is blessed with some of the world’s most stunning beaches, and what better way to experience the beauty of the coastline than by indulging in luxury beachfront accommodation. From the pristine white sands of the Whitsundays to the rugged beauty of the Great Ocean Road, Australia offers a wide range of beachfront retreats that redefine the concept of luxury.
A private coastal eco experience like no other Salsalis beautifully represents Australian barefoot luxury style with 16 oppulently appointed tents lined along the crystal clear shores of Ningaloo Reef on Australia’s Coral Coast.
This remote beachside safari camp offers a coral reef literally on your doorstep. Swim with humpbacks and whalesharks, enjoy snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and guided walks or simply relax on the deck of your tent in a hammock.
An all inclusive experience, meals are shared with your fellow guests and are served at the lodge or on the deck. A hot breakfast is accompanied by fresh fruit, cereal and a selection of bread or pastries with condiments, followed by lunch later in the day.
Around sunset, whether you are on a gorge walk or down by the beach, canapés are served, which you can enjoy with a glass of wine whilst the guides brief you on the next day’s activities.
Dinner is the real foodie highlight – each night you will enjoy a three-course meal, carefully created and brought to the table out of a simple camp kitchen!
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The ultimate in luxury beach front stays Australia and star of infamous holiday destination, Hamilton Island, qualia is a haven of refined coastal elegance for those seeking summer all year round.
A world class resort qualia offers 60 individual designer suites and a host of exceptional guest facilities.
Executive Chef Craig Knudsen prepares light fresh and healthy menus in signature restaurant Long Pavillion, or enjoy casual Australian cuisine with uninterrupted ocean views at the relaxed Pebble Beach. The most exclusive of the Hamilton Island restaurants for lunchtime dining, Pebble Beach celebrates qualia’s island setting as shadows lengthen into the afternoon and chilled cocktails are served by the infinity-edge pool.
A host of signature experiences can be added to your stay including personal beach drop offs by boat and helicopter, epicurean food experiences and indulgent spa treatments.
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Makepeace Island is a private luxury retreat located in the Noosa River of Queensland, Australia. The island is situated within the beautiful Noosa Biosphere Reserve and is accessible only by boat or helicopter. Owned by Sir Richard Branson and Brett Godfrey, Makepeace Island offers a unique and exclusive experience for those seeking privacy, luxury, and natural beauty. The island spans over 25 acres and features stunning natural landscapes, including lush gardens, sandy beaches, and crystal-clear waterways. It is designed to provide a peaceful sanctuary where guests can unwind and reconnect with nature. The resort accommodates up to 22 guests in its luxurious villas and suites, each designed with a blend of Balinese and Australian influences.
THE LANGHAM GOLDCOAST
Bringing serene sophistication and coastal charm, The Langham, Gold Coast is the first new beachfront luxury hotel to arrive in Australia’s holiday capital in more than 30 years. With its prime location and breathtaking ocean views, this iconic hotel offers an unparalleled experience for discerning travelers. From its opulent accommodations to its world-class amenities and exceptional service, Langham Gold Coast embodies the essence of sophisticated luxury. Whether you seek a rejuvenating escape, a culinary journey, or simply a haven of tranquility, Langham Gold Coast promises an unforgettable Queensland stay where every moment is crafted to perfection.
Satellite Island, East Coast Tasmania
Only recently opened to the public, Satellite island is an absolute haven of private luxury located on the east coast of Tasmania. Available for private rental only the entire island including a luxury holiday home, unique boathouse with private jetty and glamorous belle tent can be yours to explore.
Satellite Island is about slowing life down and enjoying the simple things: a bonfire on the top of the island at sunset; a long lunch at the Boathouse on the water’s edge; cooking freshly caught fish over a fire on the pebble beach; fishing at dusk off the jetty; shucking wild oysters straight from the sea; diving for urchin, abalone and mussels; watching the sunset across the Southern Ocean at Last Glimpse Point; swimming in the pristine waters surrounding the island; lying on a sun lounge on the water’s edge with a book and just the sound of the sea and surrounded by the Tasmanian wilderness.
There is so much or so little to do on Satellite Island. The ultimate in private luxury beach front stays Australia.
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Lorne, Great Ocean Road, Victoria
Drive Australia’s renowned Great Ocean Road and escape in ultimate secluded luxury only 100m from the Lorne beach front.
Sculpted from concrete, timber and glass, set amidst the eucalypts and commanding uninterupted views across the southern ocean from every room, Ocean House is not your everyday holiday home.
Featuring five bedrooms (including a deluxe circular room), three living areas, and a sumptuous rooftop entertaining area with open air bath, Ocean House has been decorated to the highest standards with objects and furniture from renowned Australian architect and interior designer Rob Mills’ favourite artists and designers.
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Lorde Howe Island, New South Wales
Situated on the pristine coastline of exclusive natural wonderland, Lorde Howe Island, the stylish and sphisticated Capella Lodge is only a 90 minute flight from Sydney. Offering a distinguished escape for those seeking the ultimate in eco island experiences.
An initmate 9 light filled suites offer a relaxed beach house ambience and feature views across the ocean and island, custom design furniture, rain showers and superb finishings with accommodations complemented by personal luxuries including beach towels, bathrobes and backpacks.
A ‘treasure island’ of extraordinary contrasts, with rugged volcanic peaks, lush forests, rolling surf and serene lagoons, Lorde Howe Island was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1982 and is open to only 700 visitors per year.