Palm Bay Bungalows, Long Island.
From $241 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Experience a dream holiday getaway in a Balinese inspired absolute beach front Bungalow in an intimate private tropical rainforest paradise.
Jewel-green islands sparkling in an aquamarine Coral Sea. Secluded beaches, coral reefs and towering hoop pines complete the picture in a tropical climate suitable for year round swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing and water sports.
Previously an award winning 5 star resort, this hidden gem was frequented by celebrities and international guests.
Palm Bay Hideaway is now under owner management, offering the same unique private waterfront bungalows, but with a twist to delight the...Read more
Palm Bay Bungalows, Long Island.
Long Island, Queensland, Australia
Additional Location Information
Palm Bay Hideaway is nestled in a Coconut Palm fringed bay on Long Island in Queensland's magnificent Whitsunday Islands - part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
The perfect place to unwind, de-stress and just relax in a tranquil, stunning rainforest setting, amid the sounds of nature, beside a palm fringed lagoon.
Long Island lies mid-way between the Australian mainland and Hamilton Island in Queensland's' Whitsunday Island Group.
World renowned Whitehaven Beach and the well know resorts of Hayman, Daydream, Lindeman, South Molle and Brampton Islands are just a short distance away.
Being part of the Great Barrier Reef National Park there are no vehicles or roads on the Island and pets are not alowed.
Long Island is services by "Cruise Whitsundays" Ferries 6 times daily from Shute harbour on the mainland ($36pp) and 5 times daily from Hamilton Island ($48pp).
Ferries from Hamilton Island depart from the Hamilton Island airport and the Marina.
Shopping on Hamilton Island can be very expensive so if you are staying at Palm Bay for more than a couple of days it will be far better to order food and drinks through (website: hidden) and have them deliver your order to the ferry at Shute Harbour.
The ferry jetty on Long Island is located 1.3km north of Palm Bay.
Access form the jetty to Palm Bay is via a rainforest walking trail through the National park (about 25 minutes) or by boat (about 10 minutes).
There is a water taxi service direct to Palm Bay from Shute Harbour. ($50pp minimum 2 people) Call Wayne on 0428 466 285.
On the mainland, "Whitsunday Transit" buses meet all ferries and service Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, Proserpine and Whitsunday Coast airport.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Tennis courts nearby, Fishing nearby, Beachfront property, Water sports nearby
Nearest shops, 15 miles
Nearest beach: Palm Bay
Nearest airport: Hamilton Island, 10 miles
Nearest train station: Proserpine, 20 miles
Nearest ferry port: Long Island, 1 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on September 11, 2014
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- Corporate bookings allowed
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Tennis court (shared)
- Private Beach
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 3 Dining chairs
- 6 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 62 square meters