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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This really is paradise, the island is beautiful , stunning white sand beaches with clear warm oceans. You have have complete seclusion on your own private beach by using the motorboats available with a ready made pinic. The food is michelin star quality, absolutely stunning. However, the best thing is the staff, so friendly, helpful and nothing was too much... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lizard Island Resort was very nearly our best travel experience. Ever. The Great Barrier Reef has always been on the Must-See list and we worried that we had left this destination too late as the global coral bleaching event has been severe the past few years. Indeed the reef itself in this northern region is severely damaged although there is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 Days of pure bliss , Flight from Cairns in a 9 seat Plane gave us spectacular views of the reef before landing at Lizard. Friendly staff to greet us and escort us to our room.From there just relax. 3 meals a day no cooking wine and dine all day hard to ask for more. A trip out to the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lizard Island can be summed up in two words: remote and accommodating. The service is top notch - they accommodated a special dive request so we could get 2 outer reef dives in (including Cod Hole - amazing!) before flying the next day - very atypical for set dive schedules. Lizard Island feels like you're "away from it all" with... More 

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Currumbin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice to get away and reconnect as a couple, enjoy each others company, relax and enjoy the magic of Lizard Island. This is our favourite destination and just a couple of days sees us rejuvenated, relaxed. We are able to appreciate how hard we have worked and enjoy the benefits for that; it is so nice to be able... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My now husband and I had the most amazing 5 nights at lizard island. From the moment we stepped off the plane onto the island to the time we jumped back on the plane we felt we were the only ones on the island as the staff made us feel always so welcome. We were warmly and genuinely greeted by... More 

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Mansfield, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to unwind and relax, in a luxurious environment. The location is superb and the staff were very attentive. Fantastic access to the reef and stunning views at every angle. The rooms are gorgeous and very spacious.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most beautiful place I've ever seen and was the vacation of a lifetime. We enjoyed every part of the trip, including the amazing food!, and cannot wait to go back in a few years. You will not be disappointed by any part of this experience.

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Emilio F, General Manager at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kellyreneenc, I was so pleased to read your review and would like to thank you for your comments. Aside from the natural beauty of the island and its surroundings, I am glad that we were able to make this escape a vacation of a lifetime. I look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort has rebuilt after getting nailed by cyclones - there is no obvious evidence of damage, but I can see how the vegetation is still regrowing in the surrounding area. The Great Barrier Reef has suffered from bleaching, but the snorkelling and diving here are still fantastic, the best I have seen. The environment is so calming and peaceful,... More 

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Emilio F, General Manager at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dsharman, It is always difficult to return to normality after a week in paradise, and maybe it will mean a return visit for you for another week of relaxation in the near future? You are absolutely right: diving and snorkelling around the island are still spectacular, amongst the best in the world, and I am glad that you had... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUperb place to visit to unwind, rest and relax. will go back to LIzard Island again in the near future. the rooms are very luxurious, the vistas are stunning, the food is outstanding, and the staff cannot do enough for you. we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

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Emilio F, General Manager at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gill W, A very big thank you from the team at Lizard Island Resort for your kind words. I was absolutely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and the facilities the resort has to offer, and I hope to see you again here soon. Kind regards, Emilio Fortini General Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. With 24 powdery-white beaches and 40 luxurious suites, it is the most northern resort in tropical Queensland and is located directly on the Great Barrier Reef. A National Park covering 1,013 hectares with 24 sandy beaches and a lagoon, Lizard Island is accessible only by private charter from Cairns Airport in northern Queensland, Australia. Cairns Airport is accessible from all major Australian airports and directly from some cities in Asia. The island is reserved for the fortunate few who will experience an unforgettable holiday like no other. Enjoy secluded picnics and sunset beach degustation on private beaches, five star cuisine in the beautiful Salt Water restaurant and indulgent spa treatments in the Essentia Day Spa. Relax in style in premium accommodation and take in the wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef - right on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lizard Island Resort

Address: Via Cairns, Lizard Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Lizard Island
Price Range: €1,199 - €1,989 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lizard Island Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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