Australia

Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas

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Type: Unique

Grade: Superior

Introduction

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is an exclusive tropical nature reserve in Northern Queensland a mere 15 minute drive from the quaint beachside town of Port Douglas. With views of the tropical rainforest or turquoise waters of the Coral Sea, the treehouse accommodation at Thala is surrounded by nature and utterly unique - the ultimate in setting, romance and privacy. Thala is an impressive centre from which to explore the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands and Daintree Rainforest, with a number of unique experiences included in your stay.

The exclusive accommodation at Thala Beach Nature Reserve consists of individual Jungle, Eucalypt or Coral Sea Bungalows, perched high in the rainforest canopy each offering a different view of the surrounding nature and wildlife. A haven for birds and unique native wildlife, your stay at Thala Beach Nature Reserve offers you a unique perspective into the native flora and fauna of tropical north Queensland.

Optional nature and wildlife walks, bird watching tours, a unique coconut odyssey, star-gazing and presentations by local specialists are available to all guests free of charge. Just a short stroll through the forest is Thala's private beach and beachside bar where hammocks swing amidst the palm trees.

The focal point of the resort is the dining room, located at the highest point of the headland to offer spectacular views over the treetops as you enjoy gourmet meals. Thala is a private sanctuary and has achieved the highest level of eco certification, proudly adhering to the principles of sustainable eco tourism. Its granite and timber structures are in harmony with its natural setting, making a stay at Thala the perfect way to immerse yourself in Queensland's tropical environment.

Hotel Features

  • 83 bungalows
  • Restaurant & bar with views across the Coral Sea
  • Laundry & dry cleaning service
  • Airport transfer at an additional charge
  • Swimming pool & spa
  • Free parking
  • Free internet access
  • Free guided tours on site (star gazing, wildlife & nature, coastal discovery, birds & butterflies and coconut tasting odyssey)
  • Massage studio for wellness treatments (additional charge)