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One&Only Hayman Island

The Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, , Australia


One&Only Hayman Island


Insider Tip

Each week, gourmets and other food aficionados can reserve a seat at the iconic Chef's Table, set in the heart of the Main Kitchen, where they will be treated to a six-course dinner artfully paired with unique wines.

Hotel Overview

Private island resort
Coral-fringed beaches and cascading pools accentuate the secluded style of this private-island resort in the Whitsunday Islands.
World-class service
Personalized butler and nightly turndown services are provided in 160 guestrooms, suites, villas and penthouses with pool, lagoon, beach, or garden views.
Land, water fun
Four tennis courts, two pools, and a wealth of complimentary watersports keep guests busy on land and in the water.

Amenity highlights:

Guests can swim in two pools, play tennis or squash, and take advantage of a range of complimentary watersports equipment. Seven restaurants and bars feature world-class cuisines, with Under the Stars dinners dinners and gourmet picnics available for those seeking more intimate dining experiences. One&Only Hayman Island offers a fully-supervised, complimentary Kids Only Club available for children aged four years to eleven years old all year round. The resort is also home to One&Only Spa, a lavish spa with 13 individual treatment rooms and offering a range of services and treatments designed to restore and rejuvenate. Drift away with an indulgent massage treatment, Ocean Dreaming, the ultimate relaxation experience amid gentle tides and warm tropical breezes. Or enjoy a relaxing Rainforest Massage, set amongst the rainforest immersed in the beauty of nature.

What to expect:

Located at the northernmost point of the Whitsunday Islands, this resort combines an eclectic, activity-oriented ambiance with the scenic seclusion of a private island. Guests of One&Only Hayman Island are met at the (Great Barrier Reef) Hamilton Island Airport and whisked to the island by yacht, seaplane, or helicopter. Once there, a luxurious spa, complimentary Kids' Club, and nearly limitless recreational options mean they can be as active as they want or not at all.


The Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, , Australia


HTI - Great Barrier Reef Airport



  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Pay movies


Property Amenities

The beachfront Hayman island resort is set along the Coral Sea in the Great Barrier Reef. It comprises a mix of low buildings scattered throughout gardens, walkways, ponds, and waterfalls.Among the many recreational facilities are a croquet lawn; golf putting green; tennis, squash, and badminton courts; dive and marine centre; and a children's playground.

This hotel houses The Retreat Spa, featuring a variety of treatments and lifestyle programs designed to restore wellness and balance. Facilities include 13 individual treatment rooms (some with garden views); two relaxation lounges with meditation suite; a hydro-therapy area; men's/women's saunas; steam room and changing room; hair salon, and retail area. The Retreat also offers a meditation suite, hydrotherapy area, and separate saunas for men and women.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services


Getting there:
A number of local airlines offer flights to the nearest airports (Great Barrier Reef/Hamilton Island and Whitsunday). Nearest airport is Great Barrier Reef (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport) on Hamilton Island, 20 nautical miles south. Airlines: Quantas
Airport(s)/schedules: Brisbane to Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport)(three return flights per week) Virgin Blue
Airport(s)/schedules: Brisbane to Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport)
Brisbane to Whitsunday Coast Airport Sydney to Whitsunday Coast Airport (one direct flight per week)
Airport(s)/schedules: Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport) (twice-daily flights)
Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport)(daily flights)
Brisbane to Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport)(daily flights)
Sydney to Whitsunday Coast Airport (daily flights)
Brisbane to Whitsunday Coast Airport (daily flights) Qantaslink
Airport(s)/schedules: Cairns to Great Barrier Reef Airport(HTI - Hamilton Island Airport) (daily flights)
Approximate direct-flight times to Hamilton Island:
From Cairns: 1 hour
From Brisbane: 1 hour, 40 minutes
From Sydney: 2 hours, 30 minutes
From Melbourne: 3 hours, 40 minutes

All guests on the scheduled incoming/outbound flights for Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI - Hamilton Island Airport)will be transferred to Hayman Island by launch cruiser, seaplane, and helicopter transportation. Reservations for any of the airlines listed above can be made directly through the airlines.


Contemporary Australian and seafood specialties offered.
La Trattoria
Authentic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine served.
Asian cuisine served.
The Chef's Table
Banquet hosted by master chef inthe main kitchen; balcony dining also offered.
La Fontaine
Popular wedding and special-occasion venue regularlybooked by event organizers for private functions (no longer operating as evening restaurant on weekly basis, but available for private events and special occasions).


Additional recreation offered: 5 Star PADI diving facility with instruction and hire of equipment. Complimentary non-motorised watersports, daily activities to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach. Helicopters and Seaplanes available The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Aerobics
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing