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Whitsunday Retreat

Relax in paradise overlooking tropical islands.  Destination accommodation - no need to leave at all
9 reviews
Relax in paradise overlooking tropical islands.  Destination accommodation - no need to leave at all
Your very own jacuzzi in paradise!
Perched on the tip of a peninsula at Shute Harbour
Walk to Coral Beach from the studio
Shute Harbour is 8km from Airlie Beach on the mainland, Whitsundays
Take a day trip to Whitehaven Beach!
Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach - a short day trip away!
Overlooking Shute Harbour Marina
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Airlie Beach, Queensland
Enjoy a swim in your own exclusive infinity pool and / or sip champagne in the jacuzzi whilst taking in the some of the best views on the planet! Afterwards, cook up a gourmet dinner or simply order in take-way and you never need leave this true paradise.
The panorama will spellbind you. The amazing view is constantly changing with the tides, tropical weather, passing boats coming in and out of the harbour and the beautiful World Heritage mountains. You may be able to catch sight of turtles, whales and dolphins. It's so beautiful you really won't want to leave!
Whitsunday retreat is a very unique waterfront studio overlooking Whitsunday islands, mountains and boat harbour.

- Destination accommodation - there's no need to go anywhere, just enjoy the view
- Fully self contained and self serviced
- Comfortable queen-size b...
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About the Owner, Catherine Z
Response Rate: 92 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Private retreat. We are available if required but privacy and serenity for our guests is our number one priority.
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Listing #HL550618
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Sam H
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Upon arrival we could not keep our eyes of the spectacular and jaw dropping views! Quite, secluded and perfectly situation on a headland with uninterrupted and spectacular views of Shute Harbour and nearby Islands. The accommodation was well appointed with all the creature comforts (e.g. extra blankets, music, movies, espresso machine, pantry items etc) required for a relaxing few days....

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Where do I start. First of all I will preface this review by saying we have travelled extensively and have used Air b and b and VRBO . It was without a doubt one of the most memorable and relaxing experiences we have ever had. . Catherine and Ron were the most amazing hosts. It was my husbands birthday the...

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Such beautiful, kind words. Thank you for visiting our little piece of paradise!


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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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This place is everything it promises and more. One of the nicest getaways my partner and I have had. The hilltop view of the harbour is breathtaking and can be seen from your bed, deck and private infinity pool(!). The bed is comfortable, the space is relaxing to be in. And the bush walks, cruises, and snorkeling at your doorstep...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (1)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night
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21 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
Xmas 2018
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: €94 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
We are situated in tropical northern Australia. January through to March is our tropical wet season. It is generally hot and humid and wet for those couple of months.Generally April through to December is the most stable weather in this tropical region. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT WHITSUNDAY RETREAT:'Seriously why would you pay double the price on one of the islands? Stunning view and facilities and absolute privacy despite being part of a duplex. Easy access to all activities from Shute Harbour. Thank you for the stay and we will be back! I would seriously recommend this place if considering spending the equivalent on the islands as the view and facilities you get here would be worth $1000+ per night on Hamilton. And you can easily get there for dinner for a cheap ferry ride if you... more
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How to get there
Fly to Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast), Hamilton Island or Mackay (1.5hrs south) airports - Jetstar / Virgin / Qantas

Arrival suggestions:
Fly to Hamilton Island, easy ferry ride to Airlie Beach, pick up your pre-arranged hire car, grab some groceries for your stay then come on out to Shute Harbour and put your feet up by the pool;
Fly to Proserpine Whitsunday Coast (or Mackay) airport, pick up your pre-arranged hire car at the airport, 1/2 hour drive to Airlie beach, or 1.5hrs from Mackay, buy some groceries then continue on to Shute Harbour.

The local bus runs from Shute Harbour Ferry Terminal into Airlie Beach and on to Proserpine every 20 minutes throughout the day on weekdays and less often on weekends.

A taxi fare from Airlie Beach to Shute Harbour is approximately $45.

Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby.
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