We recently returned from a three-night stay at Pure Magnetic Villas on Magnetic Island. The villas are absolutely fantastic, set in beautiful tropical gardens with a great pool to cool off in! We loved sitting outside each evening, sipping on some wine, watching and listening to the multitude of tropical birds feeding in the trees. We also found the antics of the resident curlew quite amusing.
Pure Magnetic is very conveniently located at Nelly Bay, about 1km from where the ferry stops. They are directly across the road from a park on the beachfront. What's nice about this location, rather than nearer to the ferry terminal, is that you can look out over the bay to the mountains on the mainland, uninterrupted by the marina infrastructure. The esplanade is also very quiet with hardly any traffic at all.
There are shops and restaurants located at the marina (about a 15-minute walk) or two blocks back from the beach (two-minute walk).
The villas themselves are well appointed, each with two bedrooms (including TVs in each) - one queen, the other two king singles or zipped king - and two bathrooms, perfect for two couples sharing or a small family.
They have a full kitchen (oven, cooktop, microwave, full-sized fridge, dishwasher) and laundry, making them ideal for a longer self-contained stay. The open planned living area has a stereo, large flat-screen TV and DVD player, comfortable couches for lazing on and a dining setting off to the side. Outside there are also two cushioned loungers, an outdoor setting and a BBQ located outside each villa.
The bedrooms and living area are air-conditioned for those warm summer days and nights but equally the design of the villas with insect screens, louvres and ceiling fans let the breeze through to keep you cool.
We had a wonderful stay and loved everything about Pure Magnetic Villas. The surroundings are lovely and the island vibe so relaxed we really didn't want to leave. Next time we'll definitely go for longer!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Relax in your own two-bedroom, two-bathroom luxury villa, with private courtyard and bbq area, just metres from the beach. Enjoy the rich island architecture, beautiful decor, temperature controlled swimming pool, walk to local restaurants and cafes, or enjoy quiet evenings on your own private balcony. ... more less
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