Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, qualia is nestled in the most pristine and secluded position on Hamilton Island.

It’s a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses. The resort immerses you in a tranquil atmosphere, offering personalised and intuitive service.

qualia’s sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, with a choice of 60 individual pavilions, some incorporating private plunge pools. Or, experience the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with an elegant dining area, private swimming pool and entertainment area.

Inside qualia, feel time unravel however you choose. Facilities include two serene pools, a library, private dining room, two bars and restaurants and a fitness centre. And for a truly memorable experience step inside Spa qualia, which offers an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. Guests also have their own two-seater golf buggy, allowing the rest of the island to be explored at a leisurely pace.

No sensory experience would be complete without the opportunity to sample the fresh and innovative. qualia’s two exclusive restaurants, Pebble Beach and the Long Pavilion, provide the ideal stage upon which the Executive Chef delivers exceptional culinary talents.

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.

The lodge welcomes children 16 years and older.

  • 60 pavilions
  • Private golf buggies
  • Two infinity-edge pools
  • Spa qualia
  • Long Pavilion and Pebble Beach restaurants
  • Gym
  • Yoga
  • Library
  • Concierge
  • Airport to resort transfers
  • Guided and self-guided walks
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Local snorkelling
  • Free naturopathy information sessions

(some at extra cost)

  • Great Barrier Reef diving or snorkelling trips
  • Beach drop offs with picnic hamper
  • Boat charter
  • Sunset cruise
  • Golf
  • ‘Talk and taste’ food events
  • The only Australian property to feature on the 2015 Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List
  • 60 exquisite pavilions overlooking sea and sand
  • Convenient Hamilton Island location
  • A multitude of water sports including sailing and kayaking
  • Delightful cuisine at Long Pavilion and Pebble Beach restaurants
  • The Great Barrier Reef, the only living thing on Earth visible from space
  • More than 1,500 fish and 400 coral species
  • World-famous dive sites such as Cod Hole
  • Unbeatable snorkelling

Qantas and Virgin Australia both operate direct flights to Hamilton Island Airport, with daily scheduled services from major hubs including Melbourne, Cairns, Sydney and Brisbane. Upon arrival, your qualia host will be waiting with an air-conditioned vehicle. The airport is a mere 3km from the resort. Guests arriving by private jet or on the Shute Harbour ferry will also be received and transferred by road to qualia.

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