Orpheus Island Resort, Orpheus Island
|Orpheus Island, 4810, Orpheus Island, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.|
Description: Orpheus Island ResortOrpheus Island Resort enjoys an exclusive location, nestled in a sheltered bay and surrounded by a pristine natural park on Orpheus Island, just off the coast of Queensland. Recently having undergone a thorough renovation by the Port Douglas‐based architectural company Hunt Design, and fitted out under the direction of Sophie Pedersen, Hunt's Interior Designer, Orpheus Island Resort provides luxurious accommodation, spectacular cuisine and fabulous activities in an idyllic island setting.
With just twenty-three individually decorated rooms, suites and villas, Orpheus Island Resort is the perfect spot for tranquil, relaxing visits to this paradisical spot. As befits this heritage site, the resort is decidedly committed to sustainability and the ongoing conservation process, and has implemented a number of unique sustainable measures to protect the environment.
Among the many fabulous experiences available on and around the island, guests can choose from diving and snorkelling, fishing, dinghy adventures, and tours of the Research Station. After a busy day of activities, guests can enjoy cooling dips in the spectacular infinity pool, or wind down with a unique massage at the Gwandalan Day Spa. To complete the magnificent island experience, the award winning Orpheus restaurant offers a light, contemporary and daily-changing gourmet menu that showcases the riches of the region. Accommodation rates are inclusive of all meals and are accompanied by a careful selection of regional wines and beers.
Type of rooms: Orpheus Island ResortNorth Beachfront Room:
With a unique ambience and a beautiful balance between contemporary and minimalist island aesthetic, the North Wing Beachfront Rooms ensure utter comfort in a laid-back luxury setting. The newly refurbished accommodation offers natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32-inch LED TV, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li'tya guest amenities, whilst private terraces boast Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets. One king-size bed or twin beds. Room size 32,5 sq m.
The South Wing accommodation on Orpheus ensures utter privacy in a laid-back luxe setting. Just a stone's throw from the water's edge and surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting ocean views, the South Room accommodation is unobtrusive and homely. The South Room offers natural colour schemes, crisp white linen, 32-inch LED TV, iPod docking station, spa bath and Li?tya guest amenities. One king-size bed or twin beds. Room size 32,5 sq m.
North Beachfront Suite:
These spacious beachfront suites offer a unique ambience and a beautiful balance between a contemporary and minimalist island aesthetic. They feature a large bedroom, a spacious lounge and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. The fabulous private terraces boast Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets. One king-size bed. Suite size 56 sq m.
Just a stone's throw from the water's edge, the newly renovated South Suites ensure utter privacy in a laid-back luxury setting. The romantic and contemporary South Suites are the perfect choice for couples and honeymooners. These stylish suites accommodate two guests and offer a secluded escape surrounded by lush tropical gardens.
Featuring and open-plan living room and high ceilings, the suites provide the perfect hideaway. The interiors are beachcomber chic and showcase soft natural surfaces and exquisite details that sit in harmony with the beaches and coral cays. The suites are complemented by private cobblestone courtyards at the rear with an outdoor stone bath big enough for two. One king-size bed. Suite size 68 sq m.
North Beachfront Villa:
These spacious, newly refurbished villas offer natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32 inch LED TV, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li?tya guest amenities. Large private terraces boast Coral Sea views with languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets. They feature two bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom, and are suitable for up to four guests. Two king-size beds, or king-size and twin beds. Villa size 89,5 sq m.
All rooms, suites and villas feature: private terrace; iPod docking station; 32-inch LED TV with free-to-air stations; mini-bar stocked with complimentary beverages; Li'tya guest amenities; Tea Drop black and herbal teas; Bella coffee machine; air-conditioning; hair-dryer; bathrobes; iron and ironing board; Wi-Fi access.
Additional information: Orpheus Island Resort
Palm Island Airport receives flights from Townsville Airport.
Number of rooms: 17
Official category: Hotel Rooms.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, eftpos.
Restaurant closed: Orpheus restaurant is open daily for breakfast, from 08:00am. to 10:00am.
Lunch, from 01:00pm.
Dinner, from 07:00pm.
How to get here: Orpheus Island Resort can be reached via helicopter from both Cairns and Townsville. Flight times are 30 minutes from Townsville and 75 to 90 minutes from Cairns.
GPS Coordinates: 18° 38' 2.33'' S 146° 30' 2.02'' E
Nearest airport: Townsville Airport