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Palm Bay Resort is a luxury resort offering accommodations with access to an outdoor pool, a private beach area, a day spa and and a tennis court. All rooms features a balcony with a hammock and outdoor furniture.

The beachfront Palm Bay Resort is located in a secluded area of Long Island with the Coral Sea located in-front and a rainforest located behind the property. The resort is accessible via water taxi, seaplane or helicopter. Guests can also access the iconic Great Barrier Reef by seaplane or helicopter from the resort.

The house overlooks the Whitsunday Passage towards Hamilton Island. The private rooms are surrounded by lush gardens. Some rooms are beachfront while others have both garden and water views.

After a day of kayaking, fishing or hiking you can relax on your balcony or enjoy a cocktail from the fully licensed bar while watching the sunset from the beachfront pavilion.

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

Palm Bay Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 27, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Fishing


Availability

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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Do you have any coral reefs that we can snorkel in that we can reach from the beach?
    Hi there, we have a small coral shelf that you can swim to from the beach, we are in stinger season now so you have to wear stinger suits to swim in t..
    Answered on November 1, 2020
  • Hi, We are doing a road trip and we’re wondering if there is anywhere to park the car on the mainland?
    Hi. We don't have anchorage out the front. However you can anchor at happy bay and tender over to the resort.
    Answered on October 31, 2021
  • Is there a TV in the units?
    There are no TV's at the resort.
    Answered on September 15, 2022
  • is there a restaurant on the island. ive booked a bungalow so is there a stove and a bbq also can the bed be divided
    Hi there, there is a small bistro menu available Thursday - Sunday lunch and dinner only. There are no cooking facilities in the rooms. There is a com..
    Answered on October 25, 2020
  • Are children allowed. 14yo. There’s conflicting info on this page
    Yes children are allowed.
    Answered on September 4, 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Curlews Restaurant

Resort Facilities at Palm Bay Resort
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Ocean view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
No internet access available.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Palm Bay Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 1 is required on arrival. That's about 0.68USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Palm Bay Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please note that this property does not accept payments with American Express/Diners Club credit cards.

Guests can arrive by sea plane, helicopter or water taxi which is a short ride from Hamilton Island or Shute Harbor.
For further information please contact the property at least 48 hours in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note the property has an on-site bar and restaurant. The Restaurant is open 7 days a week from 8am - 8:30pm. Our store stocks snacky items which can be purchased.

Please contact the property for more information, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that alcoholic beverages are not permitted to be brought into the property. Drinks are available for purchase from the onsite bar.

Please inform Palm Bay Resort 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of AUD 1 is required on arrival. That's about 0.68USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Palm Bay Resort

  • Palm Bay Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Curlews Restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Palm Bay Resort by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • Palm Bay Resort is 2.3 miles from the center of Long Island.

  • The prices at Palm Bay Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Palm Bay Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, Palm Bay Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Palm Bay Resort include:

    • Bungalow
    • Villa
    • Suite
    • Vacation Home
    • Double

  • Palm Bay Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour
    • Spa facilities
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Fitness
    • Tennis equipment
    • Private beach area
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Fitness classes
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool