You’re surrounded by blue waters at the award-winning Coral Sea Resort, which is situated right on the ocean front, a short stroll along the boardwalk from Airlie Beach. This is a proper holiday location, with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants to get you in the spirit. It’s ideal for visiting the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef, with many tours departing from nearby. Proserpine Airport is within easy reach, just a 30-minute drive away.
The hotel has a massage room – ask at the hotel if you’d like to indulge in a spot of pampering.
You can stay in a resort suite or opt for an apartment or penthouse. Whichever you choose, you’ll be furnished with a minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, cable/satellite TV and free movies, internet access, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. Some of the rooms also provide a balcony, double hammock, spa bath, louvre doors and/or a microwave – features vary depending on the room. Apartments have a fully equipped kitchen and extra rooms.
The hotel has its own 25m pool, children’s pool, on-site watersports facilities with private jetty and exercise room. There are many local attractions in and around Airlie Beach – and even more watersports, with everything from diving and snorkelling to jet-skiing and parasailing on offer. You can also arrange all manner of tours, with bareboating, ocean rafting, a crocodile safari to the Proserpine River, a visit to Heart Reef, a flight around the Whitsundays, a Whitehaven beach tour, and a Whitsunday island cruise all popular. You can also head off out to the Great Barrier Reef for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go snorkelling or just stare in awe at one of the world’s greatest wonders.
The resort’s Clipper Restaurant and Lounge, recipient of several awards, serves up delicious meals throughout the day and evening, in a stunning al fresco location by the pool. It specialises in local seafood and steak. Small groups of up to six people can also arrange to dine at the Gazebo, overlooking Pioneer Bay.
25 Ocean View AvenueAirlie BeachQueensland 4802Australia