Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Location: Queensland | Australia

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Situated atop a private peninsula overlooking miles of absolutely pristine beaches and turquoise waters, Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides a natural and secluded environment and has been designed to harmonise with the surrounding World Heritage Listed rainforest, which leads right down to the white sandy beaches. Thala's dedicated staff has a wealth of knowledge and are happy to advise how to spend your days on the world famous coral reefs or amidst the ancient rainforests.

Perfect forBeach lovers, families and couples.
In the knowOrder a picnic hamper, relax at the rockpool, then spent the afternoon swimming.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Setting & Views
  • Eco-tourism

Hotel Overview


North of Cairns and just 16 kilometres south of Port Douglas.

Rooms at Thala Beach Lodge

The resort features 85 beautifully appointed bungalows set across acres of beautiful land and hidden among trees.  Choose from the Deluxe Eucalypt / Coral Sea or Sandpiper bungalows. Each has a view of the majestic land and seascape, private verandas with generous windows and fans allowing guests to enjoy the tropical surroundings in comfort. Luxuriate in deep-set baths and enjoy room service after a lazy day of sunbathing.

Food & Facilities

At the end of a day exploring, or simply relaxing and enjoying the Lodge facilities and pool, enjoy a sunset cocktail or two before indulging in Thala's delicious international gourmet cuisine in the treetop Ospreys Restaurant, opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offering stunning views overlooking the Coral Sea.

Activities at Thala Beach Lodge

You will never be bored at Thala Beach Nature Reserve where you can bird watch, star gaze or take a nature walk in this beautiful part of Australia. A relaxing day can be spent on the stunning beaches that are only a stone’s throw from your lodgings or take part in the organised coconut odyssey tour. For a day trip visit nearby Cairns, Daintree and Port Douglas, where you can dine in high-class restaurants, shop in boutiques and soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere.

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