Nestled on the tranquil northern tip of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, Qualia is a luxury resort that more than lives up to the meaning of its Latin name: ‘a collection of deeper sensory experiences’. Whether you are enjoying quality time with your new spouse in your sumptuous accommodation, savouring mouth-watering wining and dining, indulging in blissful spa therapies or making the most of your proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, you are sure to have the Australian honeymoon of your wildest dreams.
Honeymoon resort information
Leeward PavilionFacing to the south-west, to ensure majestic sunset views and sweeping prospects of lush tropical foliage and the Coral Sea, these pavilions combine a calming colour palette with stylish furnishings and rustic timber accents. Each pavilion features a thoughtfully designed lounge and area and private sundeck, not to mention a gleaming stone bathroom with bath and separate shower. A gourmet mini bar, flat-screen TV and plush king-sized bed all add to the overall impression of luxury and comfort.
Windward PavilionEach of these northward-facing individual pavilions provides a magical refuge for honeymooners, with their jaw-dropping views, private sundecks and sparkling infinity-edge plunge pools. With four times of the space of a regular hotel room, as well as luxurious features such as a gourmet mini bar, opulent stone en-suite and flat-screen TV, a stay in a Windward Pavilion is sure to make all your honeymoon dreams come true.
Beach HouseThe pinnacle of luxury Hamilton Island accommodation at Qualia is the Beach House, which measures an ample 240sqm and faces north with sweeping views of the Coral Sea and neighbouring Whitsundays. Comprising a lavish king bedroom, a lounge, dining room, kitchenette and stone en-suite bathroom, this form of accommodation is truly a luxury home-from-home. There is even a private furnished sundeck and terrace, a 12m infinity-edge pool and your very own guesthouse!
Other delightful ways to relax include taking refreshing dips in the resort’s two pristine swimming pools, or curling up in the library with a good book. Complimentary morning yoga sessions are also available to help you reconnect mind, body and soul.
In the mood for something a little more active? Why not work out with a personal trainer in the state-of-the-art gymnasium, go on a snorkelling or scuba diving adventure, kayak to one of the nearby islands, or try some of the complimentary water sports on offer. These include windsurfing, paddle skiing and catamaran sailing.
Sunset champagne cruises provide another magical way to experience the natural wonders all around you, or you can opt for a romantic personal beach drop-off complete with tasty picnic lunch. These are just some of the many wonderful ways to spend your time on Hamilton Island.
Long Pavilion diningAn elegant romantic meal at Long Pavilion means a combination of tantalising cuisine and truly outstanding views of the neighbouring islands, illuminated by the golden glow of the setting sun. Start off with a zingy tropical fruit cocktail to prepare your palate for a selection from the delicious a la carte menu or the sumptuous Signature Tasting Menu, which can consist of either four, six or eight courses depending on your preference.
Pebble Beach diningThis stunning venue is the perfect place to enjoy mouth-watering lunchtime dining, enhanced by sweeping sea views and the soothing serenade of waves lapping against the sands of Pebble Beach. The menu is a casual affair packed with modern Australian delicacies, with an emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced organic produce and succulent seafood. After your meal linger by the infinity-edge pool over some chilled cocktails and drink in the spectacular views all around you.