We were positively surprised by the efficiency, attentive service and beautiful setting. Staff is very responsive like it could never be anywhere in South East Asia. Hamilton Island is a perfect spot in terms of activities, ease of access, beauty of the Great Barrier Reef/Whitehaven beach and friendliness of people, clearly the $350m investment in the private island delivers a fantastic experience, with the buggy to get around. Only potential downside is the choice of food a qualia which is very good and inventive but a bit limited, also with respect to the wine list. In terms of activities, we found ha 4 days is not enough to do everything! July a good time to go when it's not too busy and hot, although sunbathing is still possible. Quite easy to reach from Hong Konhg, but most tourists seems in fact Australian. Well worth it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in the Whitsundays, qualia puts the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef right on your doorstep. Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, surrounding guests with some of the most stunning and spectacular waters to be found anywhere in the world. What’s more, with a direct flight taking only 2-3 hours from international gateway cities on Australia’s east coast, qualia truly is a world-class destination without the journey.qualia offers a choice of 60 individual pavilions, each with breathtaking views. There are spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Windward and Leeward) that provide an indulgentspace to relax in and unwind, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. Or, there’s the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with its own guest pavilion. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Qualia Hamilton Island
- Qualia Hotel Hamilton Island