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Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kewarra Beach
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Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Ce from 2 nights on Green island and what a welcome change. Secluded and peaceful with a great beach right in front of the room on stilts! Chose the basic beach bungalow and it is perfect. Simple living! The reception and bar pools and restaurant are beautifully done providing luxury when you need it. I will be back!

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

My husband and I went for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary and it was simply beautiful, from the stunning surrounding natural gardens to the gorgeous rock pools and delicious food. The treatment at the day spa was also really special and we felt very pampered. Kewarra has it's own beautiful section of private beach and the cute little beach shack bar and restaurant is very nice too. We rented a Pandanus Deluxe Bungalow and it was very private, clean and comfortable with a very nice bathroom. What made the experience extra special was the friendly, warm and professional service by all the staff. Thank you Kewarra for a great weekend. We wish we could have stayed longer but even the short break left us feeling relaxed and renewed. We will be back!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

I almost gave Kewarra a 4, but I think overall this place is over-hyped (including in the guide books). It is not an elegant place. The bungalows are quite basic, more like cabins, and are simply appointed. I don't think this place aims to be anything more, but we went expecting something else from what we had read. The pluses, which are major, include an amazing location "away from it all" (a ten-minute drive to the restaurants in Palm Cove), two pools built around rocks, and a generous breakfast (we didn't try dinner; it seemed expensive even by Great Barrier Reef standards). Staff was mixed: When we checked in, no one offered to help us with bags (and it can be quite a distance to the cabins). But everyone was nice and offered advice when asked. This place could be much more, but as is, it provided a good base for our activities up that way.

Room Tip: We stayed right on the beach. Other cabins are back a bit in the rain forest. You probably can't...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

We found this hotel in tripadvisor, and everything was exactly as expected. clean, private, romantic (we were there 4 days during our honey moon). the bungalow are so nice, surrounded by the tropical forest and the pools are unbelievable. it is a pity we could not swim in the sea due to the presence of the jelly fish during the summer (there is a protection net but not 100% sure). but everything else absolutely fantastic. we hope to be back one day

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Out of town and on the beach but does not quite make it. They should have shuttles into port Douglas fir variety. A pittance of chairs on the beach for a beach resort -8. Cute pools but not for doing laps. Restaurant is fair but not quite up to snuff

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kewarra, General Manager at Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2013

Dear Steve,
Thank you for taking the time to review Kewarra Beach resort following your recent stay. Please allow me the opportunity to respond to the points you have raised:

You have suggested we should have shuttles to Port Douglas which is a 50 minute drive away. If you had of raised this request with one of our helpful reception team, we would have recommended a number of transport opportunities that would have covered this service for you.

We presently have 14 sun lounges positioned along our 500 metres of pure beachfront. Due to so many "must-do" day trips on offer in the region I have not seen more than half of these chairs being used at any one time.

Our two free-form resort pools (of which one is fully heated in the cooler months) are clearly not designed for laps (as you have rightly observed), however the ocean directly in front of the resort is most suitable for very long swims of infinite measure with the water temperature at a tantalising 28 degrees centigrade at this time of year.

Lastly your comment regarding the restaurant being "fair but not up to snuff", sadly is hard for us to interpret clearly. I was only dining in the restaurant last week with a collection of travel agents from all over the world and they all agreed that it was the best food experience they had encountered from their travels throughout Australia. This is pleasingly not the first time we have had such positive feedback and under the guidance of our Executive Chef Sean Newton, we have been able to showcase some of the regions finest and freshest ingredients in our stunning location, tucked into the paperbark forest.

I do hope the rest of your travels were a success and we look forward to the opportunity to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,
Mark...

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

We were there for five marvelous days. The place es beautiful, surrounded by a rainforest and a great beach. You can have dinner at the beach, the dining es top quality, everyone was so very kind and attentive. They helped us book awesome tours, helped us in every possible situation. It was a great pleasure. Great place to rest and enjoy!

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

Our first time in Cairns, wanted a very nice and quite place. This place is beautiful. Beach is right in front. Very attentive staff, great food, great chef and very comfortable bed.
Loved this place. Very highly recommended.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 80 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Kewarra Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kewarra Beach
Price Range: $134 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
20 minutes from Cairns in picturesque tropical North Queensland set on 30 acres of lush landscaped rainforest gardens this private boutique beachfront property provides the ultimate Australian vacation experience. With a focus on environmental sensitivity, superb cuisine & world class service, while boasting extensive botanical gardens with detached secluded suites & spacious private bungalows it’s no surprise that this wonderfully romantic hideaway has become a firm favourite with honeymooners & nature lovers the world over. ... more   less 
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