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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

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Private Road | 5078 Captain Cook Highway, Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia (Formerly Thala Beach Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had my wedding here, with 40 guest. Could not have asked for a better place, the stuff was great very polite and easy approach. Angie the wedding coordinate was a great help explaining everything to us. Had to arrange everything from a different country, so could have been hard but wasn't. The view was spactacula, the peacock room was a... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can honestly not rate the service at Thala highly enough. From my initial enquiry through my overnight stay, to check out and departure, it was all wonderful. The reservations staff, in particular Peta, went out of their way to help me which due to my plans unexpectedly changing, I didn't make easy for them! When my friend and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent ten days here with with my collage-going children. Tucked in the rainforest overlooking the beach with the sound of waves breaking permeating this is the perfect place to recharge and contemplate life. The attentive friendly staff provide just the right amount of attention...not too much and not too little. The accomodation is good sized with seperate cabins of reasonable... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Built on a hillside overlooking the ocean and beach, we stayed in a jungle-walk tree-house bungalow right in the rain forest amongst the gums and song birds. We had a slight view of the ocean through the trees. The decor was simple, timber, beautiful. The deck was spacious and perfect for relaxing, very quiet. The pool was built into rocks,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a fantastic ten night stay at Thala Beach. I was looking for somewhere quiet, relaxing and slow paced for some downtime. Thala offered exactly this. The rooms are clean, appropriately appointed and fit well with the rest of the resort. I would recommend Thala to anyone wanting a quiet get away.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable 5 days in a "Jungle Walk Bungalow" at the Thala Beach resort in early June 2015. We liked the idea of the bush setting whilst being a short walk to the beach, and wanted to be close enough to Port Douglas to drive in for some meals. The room was excellent. It was very clean,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastically appointed, private wooden huts set right in the rainforest. Walk down to a semi-private beach on the Great Barrier Reef. Beautiful dinner and an amazing buffet breakfast. And the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful - far better than can normally be expected in Australia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previously visited in October 2014 and returned due to my amazing experience. This place is simply divine! Cabins set beneath the forest canopy invisible to the eye of the outside world with a quick stroll to a private beach with hammocks beneath the palms and a bar or one of two pulls with flowing waterfalls. Cabins have all amenities except... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thala was amazing! I think this may have been our favorite stay. Our room (#2) had a gorgeous view - perfect for honeymooners. Service was spectacular and enthusiastic - really can't compliment this place enough. There was tons of privacy throughout the resort. We loved how secluded the hotel was and the focus on wildlife. There was a wallaby named... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my title says, staying here should be on your bucket list. From the moment you enter this amazing resort is breathtaking. The staff are the best I have ever meet. They make you feel like your at home and nothing is ever too much trouble. Make use of the free valet parking while you take in the views and... More 

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