Honeymoon Paradise: Hamilton Island

Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is a honeymoon hotspot with a wealth of superb resorts, beaches, restaurants, bars and day spas.


While honeymooning on Hamilton Island you will be surrounded by glorious sandy beaches and spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation, food and things to do. It is one of the most loved honeymoon destinations in the Whitsundays because it has all the ingredients you will need for a truly romantic stay.

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Windward Pavilion at qualia

From pure luxury to self-contained bungalows and cosy holiday homes by the beach, there is a wide selection of accommodation for newly-weds where you can feel the irresistible romance of Hamilton Island. Qualia is one of the best beach resorts in the Whitsundays where you will be spoiled by the jaw-dropping luxury of a private honeymoon pavilion suite or a beach villa, Beach Club is an adults-only oases set right on Catseye Beach and the Reef View Hotel has the most astonishing sea views. Palm Bungalows are nestled in a lush tropical garden where you will find total tranquillity and be able to explore all the wonders of the island, but if you want a hidden place  to call home during your stay, you can choose from more than 100 holiday homes which include breath-taking oceanfront villas.

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And once you are there, there are so many romantic things to do! You can book a helicopter or seaplane flight to enjoy spectacular views of the iconic Whitehaven Beach, the heart-shaped island and the Great Barrier Reef from the air. You can hop on a boat and have a sunset cruise dinner or watch the sun falling down from one of the top sunset spots on the island such as the One Tree Hill bar, Bommie Deck or Hesperus Lawn. During the day, relax beachside or in the infinity pool that overlooks the ocean, enjoy an indulgent massage in a picturesque outdoor setting, snorkel or dive the reef, go kayaking or parasailing to experience a magnificent bird’s-eye view of the island. One of the most romantic activities is hiring a dinghy to explore the Whitsundays at your own pace and stop to have a picnic on a remote island.

Hamilton Island Golf Club

The highlights of the island include the Golf Club, the iconic Yacht Club which has a fascinating architectural design and a range of facilities including restaurants, bars, lap pool and exhibition space, Wild Life Hamilton Island which is home to Australian koalas, kangaroos, lizards, snakes, marsupials and even crocodiles and the two unique day spas – Spa Wumurdaylin and Spa qualia

Beach Club Restaurant

Hamilton Island offers sophisticated dining experiences at award-winning restaurants and laid-back beach cafés and bars. From modern Australian, to Italian and Asian cuisine, you can enjoy different flavours and dine out somewhere new every day. The focus is on exquisite, locally-sourced ingredients, especially fresh seafood. The best restaurants include Beach Club Restaurant, Manta Ray, Coca Chu, Bommie Restaurant, Long Pavilion and Clubhouse Restaurant.


If you are planning a Hamilton Island honeymoon, download the Hamilton Island app which will help you get around. It is the most comprehensive destination app ever created, featuring everything from maps, weather info, bus timetables and suggestions for accommodation, activities or eating out to the virtual reality tour which gives you a 360-degree experience on your mobile phone. 


Hamilton Island is also a hotspot for destination weddings. From intimate dinners to poolside parties and functions at a beachfront marquee, it caters for all types of wedding celebrations, has a range of scenic ceremony locations including the tranquil Catseye Beach and All Saints Chapel and experienced wedding specialists. You can now arrange weddings directly through the Hamilton Island website.

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