Cairns & Beaches Accommodation

Cairns City boasts accommodation options from award-winning 5-star deluxe international hotels, apartments and resorts through to the casual and relaxed atmosphere of caravan parks and hostels.

The idyllic palm fringed beaches just minutes to the North of Cairns are home to a wide variety of luxury and family resorts, apartments, private holiday homes, as well as camping grounds and caravan parks providing you with an accommodation option to suit all tastes. 

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Some Cairns accommodation options you may like to consider:

Cairns Harbour Lights

Ideally situated on Cairns stunning waterfront with amazing views over the marina, Cairns Harbour Lights hotel offers 94 beautifully appointed and fully self contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with furnished balconies that make the most of the stunning views of the marina or parklands. read more


Cairns Harbour Lights is a beautiful apartment-style hotel on the Cairns Marina. Offering the ideal waterfront accommodation, Cairns Harbour Lights combines unique spacious, serviced, self-contained apartments and modern hotel-style rooms.

Spacious and beautifully appointed, fully self-contained 1, 2, & 3 bedroom apartments, with separate living areas, bedrooms and bathrooms. A choice of magnificent water or parkland views. Guest rooms feature: in-room safe, LCD TVs and internet.  For your perfect Cairns holiday, choose a room at Cairns Harbour Lights, located at the Cairns Marina on the Southern end of the Cairns Esplanade. 

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Pullman Cairns International

Pullman Cairns International is an upscale hotel located in the heart of Cairns, gateway to world famous Great Barrier Reef & lush World Heritage listed rainforest. Contemporary & elegant, the hotel reflects the ambience & spirit of Tropical North Queensland, offering spacious guestrooms & suites with magnificent vistas of the harbour, city & mountains.  read more


Swim in the tropical pools, enjoy a relaxing treatment in Vie Spa or dine on the best local seafood in Coco's Restaurant. The hotel sets a benchmark in unmatched, attentive service where you can check in and chill out with a sense of connectivity, calm and serenity. Pullman Cairns International also means business, featuring 2,700m2 of first-rate meetings, conference and events facilities. Pullman Cairns International is approximately 10 minutes by taxi to the Airport.  The hotel is within walking distance to the casino, convention centre, cruise terminal, railway station and shopping centres, including the night markets. 

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 Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm is your temple for relaxation.  Located beachfront on the southern end of beautiful Palm Cove Beach (25 minute drive north from Cairns), this 5-star Palm Cove resort has been created to provide the utmost privacy and tranquility. read more


Choose from an amazing selection of 126 Asian inspired, beautifully detailed studio rooms or 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and villas with the option of luxurious swimouts, private plunge pool and rooftop terraces.  The resort offers a first class day spa, Vie Spa, so you can drift into bliss - restore, revive, re-invigorate - and above all relax.     

The Vie Spa offers 3 beautifully appointed treatments room, 2 with private outside verandas leading onto a man-made rain forest, where you can relax and unwind after your treatment.  Ergonomically designed massage tables will ensure the neck, spine and leg muscles are cradled in complete comfort while taking the strain off any pressure points as well as heated to ensure the body's temperature remains constant throughout the entire treatment.   

For those who simply want to sit back and soak up the Tropical North Queensland lifestyle, enjoy a cocktail overlooking the central lagoon pool before sunset walk on the beachfront. Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa is the serenity you've been looking for in a paradise you'll love.

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Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Beautiful tropical surroundings and contemporary style are waiting for you at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort in Tropical North Queensland. Offering luxury accommodation located in the heart of the Cairns CBD, only 100 metres from the city centre and Cairns Esplanade. read more


Each of our resort style resort’s 314-room and suite accommodation features a private terrace or balcony facing the lagoon swimming pool, lush tropical gardens or Cairns skyline. Our convenient location offers guests easy access to the Cairns CBD, the award-winning Cairns Esplanade and the most popular attractions and activities in the city centre. Whether you are seeking resort style accommodation for a family holiday, short-term business stay or a long-term holiday rental, Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort has the ideal room or suite to meet any need.

When asking where to stay in Cairns, there’s only one choice. Escape to Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort and discover a resort style retreat in the tropics.

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Resort Palm Cove 

Set in over three hectares of lush tropical gardens, Hotel Grand Chancellor welcomes guests to the tranquil seaside village of Palm Cove, gateway to the Far North Queensland's top heritage attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef and World Heristage Listed Tropical Rainforestread more


The resort is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday, featuring 2 swimming pools, restaurant, bar, alfresco dining, massage, beauty & hair salon, games room and is within 5 minutes walk to the beach.  Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove also has a dedicated Conference & Events Centre, catering for up to 500 guests.  Wedding ceremonies and special occasions are memorable events being in such a beautiful location.

Whether you are on holiday for a week or just staying for a few nights for a conference, the Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove has a range of accommodation options to suit couples, families, business people, wedding parties and tour groups. 

Set in low rise spacious buildings located around the resort, each room or suite has either a balcony or terrace overlooking one of the swimming pools or lush vegetation.

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Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club

Located between two natural wonders – World Heritage Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef - Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club is a world-class resort destination just 20 minutes north of Cairns.  Situated at Clifton Beach, this family friendly golf resort is in the heart of Tropical North Queensland. read more


Nature’s playground awaits....Paradise Palms is home to one of Australia’s most picturesque 18 hole championship golf courses, an impressive Queenslander-style clubhouse with conference centre and 59 Restaurant and Bar, 96 room resort accommodation (opened 2009) and the 2000 square metre Pelicans in Paradise adventure park.

Paradise Palms is paradise found for discerning visitors; golfers in pursuit of the perfect game, event planners searching for the ultimate venue, wedding parties wishing for a day to remember, and families wanting of a holiday that caters to both parents and children.

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Shangri-La Hotel Cairns

Overlooking the Cairns waterfront and distant mountains, Marlin Marina and Trinity Bay, Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Cairns is a luxury hotel in Cairns with easy access to all the top tourist attractions including cruises to the Great Barrier Reef and tours to the World Heritage rainforest. read more


Framing the city foreshore, the luxury five star Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, is ideally located at Cairns' premier address along the Pier. Just a 3 minute walk to the Pier shopping centre, restaurant & bar precinct, Esplanade Lagoon and Great Barrier Reef Departure Terminal; 5 minutes to the city centre and a 10 minute drive from the airport.

Shangri-La Hotel Cairns encompasses 255 spacious guest rooms and suites offering Cairns' most spectacular views of the Marlin Marina, tranquil Trinity Bay, rainforest gardens or the crystal blue hotel pool.

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Vue Apartments Trinity Beach

Located on a hilltop overlooking the Esplanade beachfront, Vue Trinity Beach gives you easy and immediate access to both the swimming beach and the restaurants and bars along the shore front, with the brand new Trinity Beach Tavern located under our pool deck right on the waters edge.  read more


These apartments are truly incomparable. The most dominant and entrancing feature is the stunning aspect which affords magnificent views to the panorama of the Coral Sea. It is almost impossible to discern where the dazzling infinity pool ends and the ocean begins. But you could spend your entire holiday trying!

Trinity Beach is situated only 15 km north of Cairns city, just 15 minutes from Cairns Airport, and a leisurely 60 km drive south of Port Douglas.

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Waters Edge Apartments Cairns

Positioned on the Cairns Esplanade, opposite parklands and recreational facilities and enjoying panoramas of Trinity Bay, Waters Edge Apartments are in a prime location.   Waters Edge Apartments provide premium Cairns accommodation in the heart of paradise.  read more


Whether your idea of a perfect holiday is to laze around in a hotel soaking up the sunshine, partaking in some leisurely shopping and experiencing the multicultural cuisine available from the many restaurants, or your preference is a more action-packed holiday, including snorkeling, scuba diving, white water rafting or bungy jumping, our flexible Cairns accommodation can cater to any needs!  From your Waters Edge luxury apartment enjoy a short shady walk along the Esplanade boardwalk to the local dining and cultural precinct, shopping malls, local markets, nightlife and the Casino. 

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Coral Sands Beachfront Resort, Trinity Beach

 Stretch, relax and breathe the warm sweet scents of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland at Coral Sands Beachfront Resort where you will discover the best of apartment style holiday accommodation. The perfect tropical getaway, Coral Sands Beachfront Resort caters for all ages and stages, with everything you will need for a short or long stay. read more


Families with children, couples and retirees will find that Coral Sands Beachfront Resort is an ideal luxury holiday location.

Proud of its strong reputation as a high quality apartment style resort, Coral Sands Beachfront Resort provides the best of facilities in the best of locations, yet is excellent value for money.

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Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut 

Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut is a friendly oasis set amidst 28 acres of immaculate grounds lush with plants and palms, rainforest areas, award winning tropical garden and an exciting waterplay park.  The resort is situated on the southern entrance to Cairns, just seven minutes from the city centre. read more


Catering to travellers and holiday makers who appreciate quality, cleanliness and excellent value for money, Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut has a full range of accommodation, camping and caravan sites to suit couples, families, groups or independent travellers looking for a friendly home away from home. There is no need to rough it with their immaculate park amenities and facilities like full Campers Kitchen and mini mart. They have everything to ensure a comfortable stay even Super Ensuites with private bathroom and washing machine.

Accommodation ranges from luxury Sun Lagoon Condos that sleep up to eight people with two bathrooms to Spa Villas and Tropical Ensuite Cabins for smaller families and those travelling on a budget. No matter which accommodation choice you make everyone gets to enjoy the multitude of activities and facilities at Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut. Fill your day between lounging beside the Sun Lagoon Pool and spa, dodging the bucket at SPLASH water park, flipping out on the Jumping Pillow or perhaps a game of tennis or giant chess. There are so many things to do you will never want to leave. Click here for availability and bookings.