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Palm Bay Resort is a luxury self-catering 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 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Two-Bedroom Bungalow - Beach Front
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
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Two-Bedroom House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
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Two-Bedroom House with Ocean View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Palm Bay Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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About Palm Bay Resort

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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 the sea. We have them here for hire $10.00 for the duration of your stay.


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    Answered on November 1, 2020
  • What is meant by bbq ? Is there a bbq available on our premises too cool private meal?

    Hi there, Yes there is a BBQ on the balcony of your room that you can cook a meal such as steak there is no other cooking facilities ie stove etc.


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    Asked about: Suite with Ocean View (Adult Only) - Hibiscus • Answered on November 1, 2019
  • Hi are you close to cafes shops and restaurants

    HI and thanks for your question. We are on an island and only a small resort. We have a small shop, a restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner between Wednesday and Sunday. We serve barista coffee at the bar. Palm Bay


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Balcony • Answered on April 26, 2021
  • Do the Deluxe dbl rooms with Balcony have any kitchen facilities or microwave? Also do they have sea views? Cheers, Neil

    The 2 bedroom bungalow has kitchenette and yes everything is beachfront.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Balcony • Answered on August 28, 2021
  • Do any of the houses have 3 beds or a sofa bed to suite 4 adults? Thanks.

    Yes we have the Platinum house that sleeps 5


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    Answered on September 25, 2021
  • 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 communal kitchen.


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    Answered on October 25, 2020
  • We want to book a beach front bungalow from Sunday 3 Oct to Thursday 7 Oct, is the bar open during this time? In one section of the information it says the bar is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. If that's the case, can we purchase alcohol in that time. thanks Chris Paulsen

    Yes the bar is definitely open everyday


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    Answered on September 25, 2021
  • Are children allowed. 14yo. There’s conflicting info on this page

    Yes children are allowed.


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    Answered on September 3, 2021
  • Is there two bathrooms in the 2bedroom house

    Yes there is 2 bathrooms.


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    Answered on January 9, 2021
  • Good Afternoon! I am looking at booking to come over xmas eve and leave boxing day. Will the restaurant be open? How much are the boat transfers over there? What are the operation times of the bar and restaurant and are you doing anything for Xmas day over there? It will be 2 adults.

    Hi Yes the restaurant will be open and we will be doing a buffet style christmas lunch. General operating times for the restaurant are lunch and dinner Wednesday to Sunday. The bar is open 10-10 everyday. Boat transfers are $50 per person each way


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    Answered on October 12, 2021
  • Can you swim at the beach?

    Yes you can swim at the beach at Palm Bay


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Bungalow - Beach Front • Answered on May 24, 2021
  • How does it work if you self cater? Do you need to bring your own food? It sounds a bit inconvenient. What are the options if you don't want to self-cater?

    Hi there, You can bring your own food with you or you can order online with our recommended supplier and this is delivered to the reosrt (costs apply) or we have a small bistro style menu which can be viewed on your booking confirmation.


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    Answered on November 1, 2019
  • hi if we stay on a Monday and Tuesday what food can we get? as I saw restaurants only open Wednesday to Sunday?

    Hi We have a number of food suppliers that you can order from which you will receive in your booking confirmation should you choose to book with us. Also we have a island store with food for purchase.


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    Asked about: Villa with Ocean View • Answered on July 21, 2021
  • Hello, we had the pleasure of staying in your resort last year in November. I would like to rebook for 2 nights this year in early December. Do you have any beach front cabins available for 2 nights between dates of 30 th November to December 4th . Many thanks Ann-Maree Reaney

    Hi Ann-Maree unfortunately we are fully booked for a group over november to mid december.


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    Answered on August 6, 2021
  • Is there a telephone contact number for Long Island Qld available please ?????

    Hi there there is but we are not allowed to share this with you.


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    Answered on November 1, 2019
  • Hi there, just wanted to know wether pets are allowed on the Island?

    No. Sorry we are on a national park where we have resident wildlife.


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    Answered on July 21, 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    The best months to come to the Whitsundays in general is the months of July (it can still be a bit cold at night) till mid January.


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    Answered on November 1, 2019
  • 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.


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    Answered on October 31, 2021
  • How do we get there from Melbourne? Where do we fly into and how do we get to Long Island thanks

    HI, You can fly into Proserpine and then take a bus to Shute Harbour where you can take a water taxi to Palm Bay. Alternatively you can fly to Hamilton Island and take a water taxi to Palm Bay. If you want to indulge Helicopter from Proserpine Apt.


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    Answered on June 3, 2021
  • Is there a restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner ? Is there a pool side bar and what are the opening hours ? Thanks

    Hi there, The resort is predominantly self catering, we have a small bistro menu available during lunch and dinner Wednesday - Sunday. The menu is available to view on our website. Breakfast is generally self catered by most guests.


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom House with Ocean View • Answered on March 28, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Hamilton Island Marina
    6.7 miles
  • Port of Airlie
    9.2 miles
  • Airlie Beach Lagoon
    9.7 miles
  • Abel Point Marina
    10.1 miles
  • Whitsunday Art Gallery
    11.2 miles
  • Whitehaven Beach
    11.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Coral Sea
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Hamilton Island Airport
    6.8 miles
  • Whitsunday Coast Airport
    22.3 miles
  • Mackay Airport
    61.7 miles
How to get to Palm Bay Resort from Hamilton Island Airport
    Public transportation
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Resort Facilities at Palm Bay Resort
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Library
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
No internet access available.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

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.

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 15 per stay
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
AUD 50 per child, 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.

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, and is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Guests can organize grocery delivery in advance. The resort offers a guest kitchen to prepare meals. A well-stocked shop is available on-site for guests to purchase nonperishable and fresh food items.

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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Palm Bay Resort

  • 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.

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

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

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

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

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

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

  • Room options at Palm Bay Resort include:

    • Bungalow
    • Villa
    • Suite
    • Vacation Home
    • Double