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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Private Road. 5078 Capt Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Australia

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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

For a romantic retreat, guests can ask the staff to prepare picnic baskets and dinners on the beach.

Hotel Overview

Natural surroundings
Set on a peninsula on the Great Barrier Reef, this escape boasts beaches and personalized guided nature experiences.
Natural surroundings
85 tastefully appointed, secluded bungalows nestled in the natural forest canopy enable one to savor this pristine tropical setting.
Spa, dining
Restaurant with views over the Coral Sea, two pools, guided bird-watching and stargazing, spa treatments, and trips to the Great Barrier Reef set the stage for pure relaxation and indulgence.

Property Location
With a stay at Thala Beach Nature Reserve in Oak Beach, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 15-minute drive of Four Mile Beach and Wildlife Habitat. This 4.5-star resort is 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from Great Barrier Reef and 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from Macrossan Street.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 83 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with digital programming are available for your entertainment, and DVD players are also provided. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge) that operates within 15 km.

Dining
Grab a bite at Osprey's Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the beach bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 630 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Oak Beach This resort has facilities measuring 1615 square feet (150 square meters), including a conference center. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Location

Private Road. 5078 Capt Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Australia

Airport:

CNS - Cairns

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms -

DETAILS

Property Amenities

This lodge is situated on the Pacific coast of northern Queensland, between Port Douglas and Cairns. Its guest bungalows are nestled among the treetops, offering wide vistas of the beaches, water, and forests below. Amenities include a fine dining restaurant, cocktail lounge, art gallery, boutique, and two free form pools. An adventure desk will arrange various tours in the area.Thala Beach Lodge is set in of wooded and tropical headland on a tranquil stretch of coast between Cairns and Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland. Butted between the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Australia's World Heritage tropical rainforest, the lodge offers privacy, seclusion, a flexible and unregimented resort lifestyle, and up-close encounters with wildlife, including more than 140 species of birds, some on their annual migration. A fine dining restaurant takes in of uninterrupted views of coral islands, reefs, and mountains ranges. The lodge also features two lagoon-style pools tucked within garden settings, one 24 metres and the other 12 metres in length. A circular, open-sided guest reading room was designed to be an observation deck and is perched among the tree canopy. Other highlights private beaches, a bar, numerous trails woven over the headland, and a health and wellness centre with a wide range of treatments including massage, detoxification, body wraps, and relaxation techniques. Two flat-screen computers with complimentary high-speed Internet and printers are located in the lounge area near reception. A complimentary DVD library at reception comprises 50-70 titles. Thala Beach Lodge is set in of wooded and tropical headland on a tranquil stretch of coast between Cairns and Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland. Butted between the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Australia's World Heritage tropical rainforest, the lodge offers privacy, seclusion, a flexible and unregimented resort lifestyle, and up-close encounters with wildlife, including more than 140 species of birds, some on their annual migration. A fine dining restaurant takes in of uninterrupted views of coral islands, reefs, and mountains ranges. The lodge also features two lagoon-style pools tucked within garden settings, one 24 metres and the other 12 metres in length. A circular, open-sided guest reading room was designed to be an observation deck and is perched among the tree canopy. Other highlights private beaches, a bar, numerous trails woven over the headland, and a health and wellness centre with a wide range of treatments including massage, detoxification, body wraps, and relaxation techniques. Two flat-screen computers with complimentary high-speed Internet and printers are located in the lounge area near reception. A complimentary DVD library at reception comprises 50-70 titles.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • On private beach
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Year Built
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Beach bar
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Number of floors: N/A

Number of rooms: 84 built high on stilts into the natural canopy of the forest Hotel/Resort size: Approximately 1 mile of private coastline and 145 acres of natural Australian forest.

Dining

Ospreys Restaurant
Elevated seven metres above ground in the forest canopy, guest dine with the birds in the surrounding treetops and take in views of the coastline. Fine dining restaurant located within an open verandah-style pavilion with an arched timber ceiling to catch the sea breeze and take in views. Ceiling fans, polished timber floors, and dining tables set with crisp white tablecloths, candles, and tropical flowers create romantic, intimate setting. Menu features Australian produce complemented by flavours from the Asia-Pacific region, and the menu highlights local seafood, beef, and lamb.
Masked Plover Cocktail Bar
Open during the day and evening. Pavilion-style building with well-spaced cane furniture. Located on ground level with views over the main pool, coast, and rainforest. Serves wide range of beverages, including coffee and afternoon tea, in addition to snacks such as sandwiches, pastries, and platters of Australian cheeses and tropical fruits.

Recreation

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Bird watching
  • Boat launch
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Whale-watching
  • Yoga classes/instruction