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Nestled on the spectacular beachfront and set against a backdrop of stunning rainforest, On The Beach Holiday Apartments are located at Trinity Beach, in Cairns, just 15 minutes' drive north of Cairns International Airport.

On The Beach consists of 7 individual properties offering 35 self-contained apartments, each connected by paths and walkways through tropical landscaped gardens and each offering private facilities including a swimming pool, covered alfresco dining and BBQ area. Free WiFi and free on-site car parking is also offered. All properties are a maximum of 3 levels, and accessible via internal stairs. There are 2 properties with a elevator and 1 with an external stairway.

The 4-star and spacious 1, 2 and 3-bedroom beachfront apartments available offer breathtaking views of the ocean or the lush tropical gardens from your own private balcony with an outdoor dining setting. Each apartment features modern furnishings with full air-conditioning, a well equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with a DVD/CD player. Some have free cable channels.

The tour desk team can take care of all your tour bookings, ticket reservations and car rentals. On-site bicycle hire is available, for an additional charge and for business travelers, the property also offers business facilities, including fax, printer, email, internet cafe and free WiFi. Secretarial services may be available upon request.

This is our guests' favorite part of Trinity Beach, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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  • Hello We are 4 adults and 2 kids visiting Cairns and would love to stay at the 2 bedroom beachfront apartment from 6th to 9th December. Please let me know the availability. Also Our return flight is at 7:30 pm, so it will be really helpful if we can keep our luggage at your place till 5:00 pm if possible. Thanks Azima

    Hi Azima, thank you for the inquiry. With 4 adults and 2 children you would have to book a 3 bedroom beachfront apartment at On The Beach, we have plenty available for the dates that you require. The price per night is $210 for a three bedroom beachfront apartment, $630 for three nights total. Please let us know if you would like to make a booking. Best regards, Gerald Smith, Manager


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    Answered on January 18, 2020
  • do you have a ground floor one bedroom apartment available from 9 march to 15 march

    Hi there, thank you for your enquiry. Yes we do have a ground floor one bedroom beachfront apartment available for the dates that you are looking at. Best regards, Gerald, Reception


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    Answered on February 22, 2020
  • Do you have a lift

    Yes, our two bedroom and three bedroom beachfront apartments are located in a building with a lift. Best regards, Gerald Smith, Manager


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    Answered on June 5, 2020
  • I need a 3 bedroom apartment. 6-12 sept. Due to elderly mother is your apartment Accessible by lift and does it have sea views.

    Yes, all three bedroom apartments are beachfront, situated on the esplanade, with beach and sea views.


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    Answered on May 15, 2021
  • Is the pool heated?

    No, not at On The Beach


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Apartment - Beach Front • Answered on May 15, 2021
  • Hi, can you tell me if you have cots available in the rooms? Do you have any shuttle services to/from the airport or other attractions?

    Hi there, thank you for the questions. We have portacots for hire, $5 per night. We work with Trinity Beach Transfers, they pick up a person or a couple from the airport for $50. Just send us the flight details and we make the booking for you.


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • Can you smoke on balcony

    Yes, it is permitted to smoke on the balcony.


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Apartment with Ocean View • Answered on November 12, 2020
  • Is smoking permitted on the balcony?

    Like every hotel and apartment complex, we would prefer non smoking, for the comfort of everyone.


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Apartment - Beachfront • Answered on September 13, 2021
  • Hi...Do you have a 3 bedroom apartment available at the end of August 2021 please? We have 4adults and 2children...aged 1 and 3? Regards Lyn

    Hi Lyn, yes we do have one 3 bedroom beachfront apartment available in the last week of August. Best regards, Gerald, Reception


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    Answered on August 15, 2021
  • There are five per two parents and three children (16, 13, 7). Can we stay in just one appartment

    Yes you can stay in a 3 bedroom beachfront apartment.


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    Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Is there a lift to the upper floors to the 2 bedroom beachfront appartments

    We have a couple of different buildings so if you require lift access please request on your booking so we can allocate apartment in building with a lift.


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    Answered on November 22, 2021
  • Hi we are looking at coming end September/October but would love a nice ocean view unit? Do you have any then? do u lend chairs to take to the beach?

    Hi there, yes we do have some availability for those dates. For instance there is a one bedroom beachfront apartment available, arr 26th Sept and dep 3rd October, 7 nights. Great view of the beach. Chairs available. Regards, Gerald, Reception


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Apartment - Beach Front • Answered on August 15, 2021
  • Are you considering full refund in case of cancellation due to boarder closure by government in relation to Coronavirus or any other Coronavirus related cancellation (excluding personal cancellation)?

    Thanks for the question, we have been returning deposits if people can't travel due to last minute border closures.


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • Hi there, are the single beds in the three bedroom apartment able to be turned into a king please? Thanks and kind regards Sandy.

    Hi Sandy, it is usually possible to make up two or three queens beds in the three bedroom apartments.


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    Answered on May 15, 2021
  • which floor is this apartment on

    We have apartments on all floors


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    Answered on September 13, 2021
  • Hi, do you have a One-Bedroom Apartment - Beach Front on the top floor available from 11th to 12th November 2021? Kind regards, Cecile

    Yes we do have a 1 bedroom beachfront apartment available on the top floor you can book through booking.com.


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    Answered on November 5, 2021
  • Can you please provide details of linen hire for bed sheets & towels?

    Good Morning All apartments are provided with linen and are serviced every 7 days. Thanks On the Beach Reception


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Apartment with Ocean View • Answered on November 13, 2020
  • Hello, How much per night for a 1 bedroom apartment overlooking the ocean?

    Depends on the date.


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    Answered on August 15, 2021
  • Please advise how much is the extra fee for the Towels / Sheets ?.

    Hi there, there is no extra fee for towels and linen, they are included in the accommodation price. Best regards, Gerald, Reception


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Apartment - Beach Front • Answered on June 8, 2020
  • hi, 2 adult 2 kids? and is their akitchen?

    Yes, two bedroom garden view, two bedroom ocean view and 2 bedroom beachfront apartments available, all have a full kitchen. Best regards


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    Answered on September 18, 2021

Hosted by Gerald Smith

Host Review Score 8.9

Gerald Smith

We are a small family run business where we have a team who want to be here, who want to make sure every Guest has the best holiday ever. We all travel ourselves and know what good service is and we try to bring this experience to On The Beach.

Trinity Beach is a real locals beach enjoyed by the residents of Cairns and voted as Cairns Best Beach in 2014. There are over 10 restaurants and cafes, shops, a Tavern - all within walking distance to our Property. We are also central to all site seeing tours with all of them picking up from either Reception or the local bus stop which is just a short 3 minute walk away. Explore Kuranda, the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, all easily accessible and available. Avoid the hustle and bustle of Cairns city life and escape to the beaches, where relaxation and tranquility await.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Bluewater Marina
    1.1 miles
  • Half Moon Bay Marina
    1.5 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    4 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    4.2 miles
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
    4.6 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    8.4 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    9.7 miles
  • TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus
    10 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade
    10.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Blue Moon Grill
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Lunico's Italian Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Trinity Beach Bar and Grill
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    10.3 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    10.3 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    10.5 miles
  • Cairns Station
    10.7 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    10.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Trinity Beach
    150 feet
  • Kewarra Beach
    3,750 feet
  • Clifton Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach
    2 miles
  • Palm Cove Beach
    2.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train Freshwater Connection Station
    6.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    7.2 miles
How to get to On The Beach from Cairns Airport
    Taxi
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of On The Beach
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Car rental
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor (kids) Free!
  • Suitable for kids
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
Common Areas
  • Library
Miscellaneous
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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Check-in

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 5 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
AUD 35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 35 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Eftpos On The Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that American Express and Diners Club credit cards are not accepted.

Reception hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 17:00
Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 to 12:00
Public Holidays- Limited hours to greet guests on arrival.
If guests will be arriving outside of these hours, please contact the property using the contact details on the booking form to arrange check-in via the Key Safe.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform On The Beach at least 24 hours in advance. There is a late arrival procedure and you will require a code to access your accommodations.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform On The Beach of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about On The Beach

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at On The Beach (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to On The Beach by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 25min