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Luxury Beach front holidays Australia

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.


PELORUS PRIVATE ISLAND:

Indulge in bespoke experiences crafted to perfection at the newest gem in Australia’s luxury island retreats, Pelorus Island. Nestled on its own private isle within the enchanting Great Barrier Reef, this sanctuary designed for the discerning traveler marries unparalleled seclusion with opulent comfort, offering an intimate escape into a world of refined eco-luxury.

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ORPHEUS ISLAND

A secluded paradise located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, offering an exclusive luxury resort experience. The resort on Orpheus Island features intimate, beautifully appointed accommodations, gourmet dining inspired by local flavors, and personalized service, ensuring a truly unforgettable escape in a breathtaking natural setting.

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CASA ROTUNDA

Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef

Casa Rotunda, a luxurious Queensland retreat, combines Mediterranean-inspired elegance with Australian coastal charm, making it perfect for families, groups, and corporate travelers.

This iconic estate features eight ensuite bedrooms, offering privacy and comfort for large gatherings. Its stunning entertaining spaces, both indoor and outdoor, are ideal for memorable celebrations or serene get-togethers. Positioned near pristine beaches and vibrant attractions, Casa Rotunda provides a blend of leisure and exploration. With meticulous attention to detail and a focus on sophisticated luxury, it ensures an unforgettable experience for all guests.

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INTERCONTINENTAL HAYMAN ISLAND RESORT

This iconic resort offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to explore the wonders of the reef while enjoying the pinnacle of comfort and opulence.

The resort’s accommodations are designed to blend elegance with the island’s natural charm, offering a range of rooms, suites, and villas that provide serene luxury and privacy. Each space is thoughtfully appointed with sophisticated amenities and offers spectacular views of the Coral Sea and surrounding landscape.

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CAPELLA LODGE

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.

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CRYSTALBROOK RILEY

Townsville, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

A testament to sustainable luxury, Riley combines eco-friendly practices with modern design, vibrant dining, and a lagoon pool, creating a fresh perspective on tropical luxury.

This five-star hotel is celebrated for its sophisticated character and commitment to #responsibleluxury, integrating modern living through design, technology, and a passion for a better world.

Guests at Crystalbrook Riley can look forward to an indulgent stay with features like an expansive lagoon pool, private beach, Cairns’ highest rooftop bar, Rocco, and the serene Eléme Day Spa. The hotel offers 311 stylish rooms and suites, providing an ideal blend of luxury and fun, suitable for both leisure and corporate travelers.

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ARDO

Townsville, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

This contemporary hotel caters to discerning travelers with its elegant accommodations, gourmet dining options, and stunning rooftop bars, setting the standard for urban luxury. Ardo provides easy access to the city’s key attractions, making it an ideal base for both business and leisure visitors.

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SALSALIS

Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

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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QUALIA

Whitsundays, Queensland

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

Tropical North Queensland, Queensland

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.

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THE LANGHAM GOLD COAST

Gold Coast, Queensland

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.

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Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments

Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef

Catering to families and groups of all sizes, Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments offers a wide range of self-contained accommodations and exceptional guest services for a personally catered getaway.

Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments offer a diverse range of premium accommodations on one of Australia’s most celebrated tropical destinations. Catering to families, couples, and groups looking for the perfect blend of comfort and convenience, these apartments present an ideal way to experience the beauty and adventure of the Whitsundays from the comfort of a home-like setting.

Strategically located across Hamilton Island, each apartment is thoughtfully designed to maximize the stunning views of the Coral Sea, white sandy beaches, and lush tropical gardens. From cozy one-bedrooms perfect for romantic getaways to spacious multi-bedroom units ideal for family vacations or group gatherings, there’s a configuration to suit every need. The interiors are modern and stylish, equipped with all the amenities required for a self-sufficient stay, including fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and comfortable living areas.

At Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments, the team goes above and beyond to ensure that each guest’s stay is as personalized and fulfilling as possible. Recognizing that each visitor has unique preferences and requirements, the service extends to customizing guest experiences, from arranging private tours to securing reservations at exclusive restaurants. Whether you’re looking to organize a special occasion, seeking adventure, or in need of relaxation recommendations, the dedicated staff are on hand to tailor services to meet your personal needs, ensuring your time on Hamilton Island is truly unforgettable. This commitment to personalized care transforms a great stay into an extraordinary one, making Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments a standout choice for those seeking a bespoke island escape.

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Pelorus Private Island | Great Barrier Reef | Queensland

Orpheus Island | Great Barrier Reef | Queensland

Casa Rotunda, Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Intercontinental Hayman Island | Queensland

Capella Lodge | Lorde Howe Island (90 Min. Flight from Sydney) | New South Wales

Crystalbrook Riley | Cairns | Queensland

Ardo, Townsville, Queensland

Salsalis | Ningaloo Reef & Coral Coast | Western Australia

Qualia | Whitsundays | Queensland

Makepeace Island | Tropical North Queensland | Queensland

The Langham | Gold Coast | Queensland

Or select from a variety of luxury holiday homes with our trusted Collective Member, Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments. Offering personalised local service to ensure your ideal escape on Hamilton Island. Discover Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

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