Where to stay in the Whitsunday Coast
The first port of call after Proserpine Airport, Airlie Beach is the perfect starting point if you're planning to daytrip to the islands during your stay. Book in at a party hostel and explore the local bar scene with your mates or find a quiet spot out of town for the family. No matter what you're after, the gateway to the Whitsundays has heaps of things to see and do.
The go-to spot for family holidays, Hamilton Island is a haven for travellers big and small – but even if you're flying solo, this popular destination won't disappoint. Whether you tee up on the 18-hole golf course or explore the Great Barrier Reef, there's plenty of ways to while away an afternoon. And with some of the best restaurants in the Whitsundays, it's easy to treat yourself between attractions.
Looing to splash out with that special someone? One of the most exclusive spots in the Whitsundays, Hayman Island is where laidback beach living meets luxury. Located on the northernmost point of the archipelago, this five-star resort boasts some of the best scenery in the Whitsundays, along with gourmet dining, spa treatments, private beaches and more.