The Reef Retreat
Hotel Facilities - Information
Between Cairns and Port Douglas lies a beautiful tropical palm fringed beach, groves of ancient paperbark trees and cosmopolitan Palm Cove Village.
The soothing lap of warm reef waters, rustling palms and balmy nights combine to create the amdience of tropical living.
Laze on idyllic Palm Cove beach, explore the boutique shops in the village, or enjoy the many attractions on our doorstep.
The friendly staff at The Reef Retreat will be happy to help you organise your tours, from snorkelling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef, to rainforest safaris, deep sea fishing, local and indigenous cultural performances, horse riding, outback adventures, white water rafting and many more.
In a lush tropical setting of palms and stately melaleucas is a romantic hideaway with a beach cottage atmosphere.
The Reef Retreat at Palm Cove is twenty minutes north of Cairns, and forty minutes south of Port Douglas.
From The Reef Retreat you will be able to organise all your tours, from snorkling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef, to rainforest safaris, deep sea fishing, local indigenous cultural performances, horse riding, outback adventures, white water rafting and many more.
Simplicity and spaciousness create open and airy interiors
In a lush tropical setting of palms and stately melaleucas is a romantic hideaway with a beach cottage atmosphere. The Reef Retreat epitomises the North Queensland style of tropical living.
An intimate boutique retreat consisting of 36 studios, suites and villas, complete with bedroom, bathroom, living area, kitchenette and spacious private balconies with views of the pool and lush tropical gardens and the mist shrouded mountains.
Studios, completely renovated in 2006 in the architectural style of Tropical North Queensland, include a sleeping and living area with kitchenette and private balconies facing the lush tropical gardens, pool and mountains.
4 persons max. Floor area 45-47 sq metres. Ground and First floors.
Garden/Pool View Suites
Suites, renovated in 2006, include two rooms, a sleeping and living area with kitchenette, divided by sliding western red cedar louvre doors. Designed by an award winning architect, they were built to blend into this unique rainforest setting next to the sea. Spacious, private balconies face the lush tropical gardens or pool.
4 persons max. Floor area 57-58 sq metres. First, second and third floors.
Spa suites, renovated in 2006 (built in 1997), include two rooms, one bedroom inside, featuring a luxurious bathroom complete with spa bath, and one living area with kitchenette on the verandah. Sliding doors close off one room from another, creating an open outdoor/indoor ambience. Rooms are tucked unobtrusively amongst the giant paperbark trees.
2 persons max. Floor area 35-53 sq metres. Ground, first second & third floors.
Two Bedroom Villas
Option one -
The two bedroom villa, on level three is spacious throughout with quality fittings including a full kitchen and its own laundry. The living room featuring cathedral ceilings and western red cedar louvre doors opens onto the spacious verandah with expansive views of giant paperbark trees. The villa has two bathrooms, one complete with spa bath.
Option two -
Two suites with adjoining doors can be booked for the price of one, two bedroom villa in low season. (1st April to 31st May and 1st December to 31st March), excluding Christmas and Easter.
6 persons max. Floor area 120 sq metres. Third floor entry.
The Reef Retreat Accommodation facilities:
- Balcony / Deck
- Private toilet and bathroom
- Non-smoking rooms
- Coffee / Tea maker
- Hair dryer
- Ironing Board
- Internet connectivity in room
- Voicemail system
- East meets West decor
- Over head fans
The Reef Retreat Information Summary
Number of Rooms at The Reef Retreat: 37
Nearby activities and attractions:
Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda Scenic Rail, Skyrail, Daintree Rainforest, boutique shopping, award winning restaurants.
Getting to The Reef Retreat
Drive 22 km (20 minutes) north of Cairns on the Cook Hwy. Set your odometre so that you will know when you are almost there. When you see the sign for Cairns Tropical Zoo on the left, the turn off will be one minute further on the right. Turn right into Veivers Rd., go to the Esplanade, turn left, go one block and turn left again into Harpa St. The Reef Retreat is the second building on the right, 10-14 Harpa St.
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