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Thala Beach Lodge

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Private Road | 5078 Captain Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We returned to Thala almost 7 years after we got married there. The lodge and grounds are very well maintained and the bungalows, although not that new anymore, are still very nice indeed. The main building is beautiful and the view is fantastic, unbeatable. Staff are very friendly and willing to help wherever they can. Wildlife was still around everywhere,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm in the wrong hotel. I'm in the wrong kind of hotel. It's not the hotel's fault. My travel agent should have put me in a hotel in Port Douglas because I have been on excursions since arriving and other than the bungalow, reception and restaurant I have not been able to enjoy any of the other facilities of this... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the most beautiful places to stay. Individual cottages in a rain forest like setting. Nature walks, picnic on the beach or just chill out at the resort. Day trips to the Barrier reef, rain forest etc available. Views from the restaurant are marvellous. Does not come cheap.

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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We relocated to Thala Lodge to get some improved weather from our original location in Cape Tribulation - really pleased as to our choice. Staff were excellent, friendly and very helpful. Very well kitted rooms and lovely swimming pool. The evening meals were excellent. Location is well situated just south of Port Douglas and with a long driveway well off... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place I have ever stayed at by far, service is 2nd to none! they will make you feel like a king, Location is perfect, but would recommend picking up a rental car at Cairns or Port Douglas for extra convenience and quite essential for tourist activities. The rooms are very spacious and quiet, only disappointment was that we... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late in the evening at the Thala Beach Lodge after initially missing our flight and then missing a turn on a roundabout and ending up 50 km from the resort. Check in went well and we slept for a few hours in our Coral Sea Bungalow before leaving for a rain forest tour in the morning. The view... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for one week and we had a fabulous time. If you are looking for a secluded private getaway from big cities. The views from the dining room are absolutely fabulous and the pool is beautiful. We did the nature walk at 9:00 am and learned about the different plants and animals that inhabited the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 5 days, and thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The resort is quite large, and if you don't like to (or can't) walk far without assistance, I would ask for a room close to the main lodge or else on the buggy route (they have electric golf-buggy type vehicles for getting around... More

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in the middle of a month long tour of Australia and it was a nice change from the big hotel chains. Great welcome and excellent service throughout our stay. The chalet style rooms are well appointed and quite large. Breakfast is a feast and the views from the dining room are to die for. One evening we opted... More

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leicester, UK
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having reviewed several other hotels on Tripadvisor, I have to say that this is one of the most difficult to assess. I think its fair to say that Thala IS different from any other resort, and you have to bear this in mind. We were fully aware when we booked. The first, and possibly most important factor, to bear in... More

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Also Known As:
Thala Beach Hotel Port Douglas
Thala Beach Resort
Thala Beach Hotel
Address: Private Road | 5078 Captain Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas > Oak Beach
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Oak Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thala Beach Lodge 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on a private beach nestled in 145 acres of native forest, family-owned Thala is a deluxe eco and nature resort near Port Douglas. Sitting spectacularly atop a headland with breathtaking vistas, it provides an island-feel holiday from the mainland and is the perfect base to explore the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. Boutique timber bungalows are built high on stilts and nestle in the forest canopy, featuring either ocean or forest views. The views from the restaurant are panoramic across the mountains and coastline. Guests dine among the birds in the surrounding treetops enjoying modern Australian cuisine with friendly service. Osprey's Restaurant is open to the public 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.Paths meander through rainforests onto private sandy beaches placing guests in an unsurpassed secluded, relaxing environment. Complimentary guided onsite tours include a unique coconut odyssey, stargazing, nature walks and bird watching tours. ... more   less 
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