We stayed for 3 nights in a Coral Sea Bungalow and couldnt have asked for a better getaway. As stated in a previous review this resort isnt for the elderly/ disabled as some cabins do have quite a walk, and there is no ramp/ lift facilities however they do have a golf buggy that is used for collection/ running around etc.
The staff where friendly and faultless in their service, always prompt and on time. We had a seafood picnic hamper ordered to our room for lunch and found it to be great value.
The past comments on the pool are spot on and totally agree that if they where heated it would have just been icing on the cake!
The private beach is great and spent an evening down there with the full moon, snacks and champagne, You couldnt have done that at any other resort within the area.
Definately heading back!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a family owned 58 hectare nature and wildlife reserve 15 minutes south of Port Douglas. Get there from Cairns via a spectacular 45 minute drive along Captain Cook Highway. Elevated on stilts, 83 eco designed timber bungalows are discretely concealed within the forest canopy, blending in with the natural environment and feature ocean, mountain or forest views. Panoramic views are enjoyed from open-sided Osprey's Restaurant across the forest canopy and beyond to the Coral Sea. Guests and visitors dine amongst birds in the surrounding treetops, whilst enjoying modern Australian cuisine with friendly and attentive service. Granite boulders, waterfalls and overhanging trees create natural swimming pools blending discretely within the environment. Paths wind through rainforests and woodlands, connecting with secluded coves and beaches, passing through habitats for endemic birds, wildlife and flora. Guests enjoy complimentary guided nature tours by onsite rangers including tree planting, stargazing at an outdoor observatory, beach discovery, wildlife walks and bird-watching tours. A completely organic 650 tree coconut plantation is home to a unique coconut odyssey tour highlighting the extraordinary qualities of the 'tree of life'. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Thala Beach Hotel Port Douglas
- Thala Beach Resort
- Thala Beach Lodge