Located in Queensland, Port Douglas is a relaxing destination for travelers looking to take in some spectacular surroundings. Situated on the sun-filled Reef and Rainforest Coast, it is the ideal place to stay when you are exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the rainforest at Daintree, and Cape Tribulation beaches. The city itself features a diverse landscape made up of exquisite forest, Mossman Gorge, the Coral Sea, and Four Mile Beach. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the variety of activities to enjoy here, including hiking, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kayaking while nature lovers will fall for the wealth of wildlife here, such as crocodiles, kingfishers, and cockatoos.
Some of the sights you will not want to miss include:
-Blue Dive Port Douglas: Scuba diving is a very popular activity in Port Douglas. Here you can head out to explore the underwater wonders and spectacular outer reefs by catamaran.
-Hot Air Ballooning: To see all of the exquisite landscape, consider checking out an aerial view via a hot air balloon. Visitors can cruise through blue skies and take in all of the spectacular scenery floating high above the city below.
-The Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary: This attraction provides guests a chance to interact with animals, stroll on elevated walkways as birds fly by, and learn all about rainforest, wetland, and grassland areas.
-Port Douglas Spas: For resort and spa lovers, a day trip to Sea Temple Port Douglas is worth a stop since there is nothing like a Port Douglas spa to provide the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.
Water lovers won't be able to resist Port Douglas diving, and those headed down the aisle have no qualms about taking the plunge into Port Douglas weddings.
A vacation rental in Port Douglas is like staying in your own personal paradise. A villa near the ocean, a beachside cabin, or even a condo near the city center, all offer amazing vistas and a relaxing island atmosphere. If you are planning a Port Douglas wedding, consider booking a vacation rental for the event or renting a luxurious home for your family and friends to stay in while visiting for the ceremony.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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