We came back to Port Doug in July 2009 and booked Cassowary Villas through Port Douglas Getaways. What a find!
Right on Garrick Street, which runs parallel to the beach, this place is in the best location to visit Port Douglas. We didn't need a car once, it only takes 5 mins into town and 2 mins around the corner to the beach. The local streets are quiet with frangipani trees everywhere. Across the road is a local cricket oval which was great for frisbee and soccer with the kids.
Cassowary has two self-contained villas on a private property and we stayed in the rear one. Great use of timber with louvre windows that open on to the beautifully maintained tropical gardens. The furnishings and kitchen implements are top quality and the soft beds and strong aircon add to the luxury. And the main ensuite bathroom. Wonderful. The shower head is gigantic. No water restrictions here!
The layout encourages interaction with the outdoors with the main dining area on sheltered wooden decking beside the pool. You can open the whole windowed wall of the living room; there was nothing better than sitting with a drink and listening to the tropics.
The whole family loved it and will be back for sure. I can't recommend it enough!More
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