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Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

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Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

Travelling up to Cairns from Brisbane early Dec. Staying up in that area for 17 nights. Need nice 2 bedroom apartment/villa. Need advice on whether to be in Cairns, Port Douglas or Palm Cove for Christmas. Realise most tours go from all three areas.

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1. Re: Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

My suggestion is to stay on the beaches ie. Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Clifton Beach etc.

A really nice 2 bedroom apartment is one at the Argosy at Clifton Beach - excellent facilities, right on the beach.

The beaches are central to everything whereas Port Douglas once you have done maybe the reef, Cape Tribulation and Mossman the other stuff you would be better off staying central.

Good luck

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Palm Cove is the go - beautiful beach even if you cant swim in the sea at that time, although they do have a netted area for swimming.

Have a look at Villa Paradiso. There is also stunning apartment rentals at Munbilla Apartments, up on Buchan Point - just north of Palm Cove but you do need a car.

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3. Re: Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

Palm Cove is the go - beautiful beach even if you cant swim in the sea at that time, although they do have a netted area for swimming.

Have a look at Villa Paradiso. There is also stunning apartment rentals at Munbilla Apartments, up on Buchan Point - just north of Palm Cove but you do need a car.

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4. Re: Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

Dear Heights

We've just returned from an 8 day vacation at Yorkeys Knob where we stayed at the Mediterranean Apartments on Sims Esplanade overlooking the beach and the ocean.

It was just fantastic!

Our two bedroom apartment was extremely well appointed and very, very comfortable. It had a large balcony where we would sit and look over the beach.

Yorkeys Knob is just north of Cairns and just south of Palm Cove and isn't as "touresty" as Palm Cove or Trinity Beach, whilst at the same time providing easy access to the city and Palm Cove and Trinity Beach.

The beach at Yorkeys is great as was our holiday there.

We paid just under $200 per night which, given the particularly high standard of the accomodation, was a real bargain.

Could not recomend it highly enough.

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5. Re: Wheres the best place to stay for 16 days

Thanks for all your help, have certainly got some ideas from you all. Thanks for taking the time to reply

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