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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

4.5 of 5 Private Road | 5078 Captain Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia (Formerly Thala Beach Lodge)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit in 18 months and we stayed for 8 nights. The wonderful staff at Thala couldn't do enough for us. Diana and Loren organised all our activities and packaged them together into a single rate for us so we only had one payment to make. The restaurant and bar staff couldn't do enough and were always... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked Thala on the recommendation of our travel agent, as usual she was spot on. We had no idea what to expect when we arrived. The drive in is long and steep and you arrive at an open air reception area that leads up to one of the most stunning lounge areas we have ever experienced. They took our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed in paradise (aka Thala Beach Lodge) last week and I have nothing but praise for this wonderful place. The website images look too good to be true, but as soon as you arrive you realise that it is really that beautiful. Fantastic location, just a short drive into Pt Douglas and surrounded by so much... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is exactly what I was looking for in the Cairns area - something peaceful and on the beach. You get a nice fresh juice upon arrival while your bags are taken to your room. It's still close enough to Port Douglas that you don't feel isolated - it's a 15 minute drive and the hotel offers a shuttle to... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Thala and it is still as good as ever. The accommodation was superb with a fantastic view over the rainforest to the sea. Dinner was masterpiece and the chef has to be congratulated. All the staff, from the General Manager - Johan - to the waitresses and the barman were so friendly and helpful.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently had a 2 night stay in the Thala Beach lodge. On arrival we were given a whole coconut in either alcoholic or non alcoholic form to drink, nice touch. Bags were taken to our lodges, all set into the hill side amongst the forest. The views were stunning overlooking the bay and out towards the Barrier Reef.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning sea views. Cocktails by the pool. Quiet relaxing ambiance throughout the resort. Staff very friendly, and knowledgeable, nothing was too much trouble. We hired a car, but really didn't need it as we spent most of our days and evenings at Thala. Perfect in every way.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time at Thala Beach and it won't be my last! It is still paradise on earth! If you can imagine a little, luxurious bungalow set amongst the trees with your own beach and beach bar on the sand, rock pools amid the greenery to swim in with timber lounges to lay around on, birds and animals... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was recommended to us by our travel agent at Trailfinders. We were not sure what to expect but found it to be a fantastic place to stay at the end of a months holiday in Australia. It is a short distance from Port Douglas but would have been better if we had a car. There is a shuttle... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic romantic place to stay. I felt like I had stepped back in time to place I only see in the movies. With our own secluded cabin and private beachs, Thala Beach Lodge a couples dream holiday place. The staff were extremely helpful before and during our stay. They helped organise day tours and offered advise when I... More 

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Address: Private Road | 5078 Captain Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia (Formerly Thala Beach Lodge)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas > Oak Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thala Beach Nature Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Thala Beach Hotel Port Douglas
Thala Beach Resort
Thala Beach Lodge

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