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Turtle Cove Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   100 Captain Cook Hwy, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Giving a 5star rating is no whitewash.What this property lacks in spick and span it makes up with lovely staff...a lovely straight/gay friendly owner (with a Gay son) brilliant food with local ingredients and drinks at normal prices...an amazing private beach..an amazing grassed area with the tall coconut palms and rain forest with tall Gums and bird-song.... you can swim... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff are so nice & helpful they go the out there way to help you out Just out right fabulous The rooms are good with nice views to the beach The food is that good I loved every bite. It is the place to be & I will go back in a heart beat I so recommend it to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I really enjoyed this place. The room was comfy, nothing fancy, but had everything I needed including a big deck with a ocean view. I woke up to the waves crashing on the surf every morning. But the best things about this place is the location and facilities, other guests and the staff. Your in between cairns and port Douglas,... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. And you said it all, we indeed enjoy taking care of our guests, without pushing you to do things you not feel like doing and yet making sure you get all services available. We will never claim or would for that matter, want to be 5 star with all those rules with does and... More

Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden little resort outside of Port Douglas with its own private beach. Highly recommend a beach front room, you literally walk out onto the grass and the beach is right there. The staff is friendly, they arranged all of our tours and excursions. The onsite restaurant is really good with a rotating menu. You may want to rent a car... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and Indeed being sort of hidden, but right smack bang on our private beach, Give you all the freedom, we gay people want. We looking forward, seeing you back one day With hugs from all of us at the Cove. XXX Bert Queen “B” More

Hong Kong
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled on a private beach in a stunning and totally private location the Turtle Cove is a very comfortable place to stay. It's situated in the Daintree Rain Forest and ideal for doing the Great Barrier Reef. The scenery around is absolutely stunning and the resorts private beach is beautiful. The resort is simple and comfortable and designed for relaxing... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Paul for you kind words, And yes you are so correct; we would not want to be perceived as a five star resort, as it brings with it all the usual restrictions and rules. We just want all our guests and friends to just feel comfortable, without any rules. And yet, bit by bit we keep upgrading to make... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To escape a bitterly cold winter, we had a wonderful week away in Queensland staying at Turtle Cove. Lovely, peaceful beachside surroundings are managed superbly by Bert and his wonderful crew, to the point where guests feel like family. Other reviewers have mentioned the great service, great food and great secluded location - we agree. We met many interesting and... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm words for all my children he…he.. Yes my staff are like family and that’s why they love what they’re doing and thus making our quests relax and let you be what you wish to be, look, or say what you like. Maybe your stay was to brief, but we did not tell you that you... More

Miranda, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
82 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a beautiful beach view and feels really nice and secluded. All the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. It is very relaxing to be able to enjoy the sounds of the ocean from your room deck. There is also ample parking as you will need a car to visit.

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Now you hear no waves, because the day after you left the wind totally stopped And now the sea is like a lake, only hear the water hugging the beach. We are pleased that you enjoyed the friendly service from my staff (Family) We hope you will return one day. Hugs from all of... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great location and resort, felt very private and secluded. More or less had the beach to myself and the staff were freindly and helpful. The food was great, so must have been improved since the old reviews, basic breakfast, good choice of lunch and eveening meals. well done :) The beachfront villas were so worth the extra cost... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Yes our privacy gives you total freedom here with us. And we keep improving all the time, but Rome was not build…….. Look forward seeing you soon again. With fondest from all of us at the cove XXX Bert Queen “B” More

Wellington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome awaited us on arrival which was very much appreciated after our somewhat lengthy journey. To our delight we were upgraded to a beach front suite which proved to be very comfortable, clean and convenient. We were just metres from the beach and the restaurant/bar area. The self serve tropical/continental buffet breakfasts were delicious as , in fact,... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Nothing worse after a long trip to be treated like a new room number Instead of a person. Our chef changes most dished daily, to ensure you have a variety of choices each night. Thank you for recommending us to your friends. As I always say: “If you enjoyed it, tell all your friends... More

New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been meaning to write this up since June. Love the place. Right on the beach, good waves in the sea, not frantic nor over-crowded. Love: large grassy lawn in front, breakfast, lunch, dinner on your own or chatting with someone new at the Turtle table. Its really about all those things you can't get at just about any other place... More

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turtlecovegayresort, General Manager at Turtle Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for coming home again and again. You indeed said it all. We don’t want to be a 5 star property, can you imagine: Pool closed at 8pm, no noise please after 9 and light off at 10 Yep, our motto is: ” look what you like, say what you like and do what you like “(sort of he…he…)... More

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Address: 100 Captain Cook Hwy, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Turtle Cove Beach Resort 3.5*
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