7 Night – Sydney & Hamilton Islands Luxury Stay

Starts:              Sydney
Finishes:           Cairns

Overview

Includes: 3 nights Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and 4 nights Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa, Northern Beaches.

Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun.  After lots of fun in Sydney enjoy some relaxation time in the Whitsundays.  Perfectly situated on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, amongst Queensland’s 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other: glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention. 

3 Nights Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Situated on the northern side of Sydney’s Central Business District, adjacent to the historic Rocks area and near many colonial buildings which now house upscale restaurants and cafes.  The hotel is a short walk away from a host of Sydney’s tourist attractions and shopping precincts, including Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House.

This modern high-rise hotel combines elegance with a warm atmosphere. Featuring an impressive 3 tiered atrium lobby, the hotel boasts leisure facilities including a day spa, outdoor swimming pool and fully equipped gymnasium. Built on the site of a former colonial gaol, the hotel’s restaurant Kables, has been named after the colony’s first gaoler.

Restaurant:
The Woods – Serving modern Australian cuisine. Open daily for breakfast, Monday to Friday for lunch and Monday to Saturday for dinner.

Accommodation:
Offering a range of guest rooms decorated in warm, sophisticated tones which compliment the dark mahogany timber furnishings. Bathrooms in all rooms and suites are lavishly decorated with Italian marble and limestone. Stunning views distinguish the various guest rooms and suites – Deluxe City View Rooms overlook the Sydney skyline, George Street or Walsh Bay, while Deluxe City Harbour View Rooms showcase the Opera House and Circular Quay. Deluxe Full Harbour View Rooms can overlook the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, the Opera House and Circular Quay. Grand Premier Rooms are large and are situated on the corners of the hotel while the suites are located on higher levels.

4 Nights qualia, Hamilton Island

qualia is Australia’s newest premium resort on the Great Barrier Reef. Pronounced “kwahleea”, it is a gated resort community, embedded in 30 acres of tropical garden landscape on the northern most tip of Hamilton Island. Be immersed in a relaxed atmosphere where facilities include 2 bars, the Long Pavilion which houses a library, wrap around lap pool, a restaurant and private dining room, and Spa qualia; offering an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments.  The main pool is located in a sheltered nook at the base of the cliff and is orientated towards the Coral Sea.

Restaurants:
Long Pavilion – Serving a fine dining experience with seasonal produce. Open daily for breakfast and dinner.
Pebble Beach – A relaxed and informal dining option. Open daily for lunch.

Inclusions:
Full breakfast (or full breakfast & dinner – deluxe package) at The Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach restaurants, all non-alcoholic beverages within qualia (including mini bar) at all times, VIP Hamilton Island airport or marina to hotel return transfers, 1 golf buggy (2 seater for Leeward and Windward Pavilions, 4 seater for Beach House) and use of non motorised water sports including catamarans, sailboards, paddleboards and snorkelling gear.

Accommodation:
Set amongst native Eucalypts, each pavilion has been handcrafted from the finest imported and local timber and stone; to complement the natural surrounds the interiors feature fabrics and patterns inspired by nature.  All Pavilions feature floor to ceiling windows, large bathrooms with separate bath tubs and showers as well as large-format natural stone flooring, and comfortable down-filled sofas.

The freestanding south west facing Leeward Pavilions are 90 square metres and have an outlook of both the Island and the Coral Sea and comes with a private sundeck.

The freestanding north facing Windward Pavilions are 120 square metres and give expansive views of the Coral Sea and Whitsundays, offering the added indulgence of a private infinity edged plunge pool and a separate bedroom.

The Beach House offers the ultimate secluded hideaway, complete with a main bedroom with walk-in robe and ensuite, spacious entertaining area, a 10-person dining room, a private 12 metre long lap pool as well as a separate guesthouse.

Hamilton Island is 16 kilometres south east of Shute Harbour with its own marina and airport catering for direct commercial and charter flights.

Hamilton Island is situated in the heart of the Whitsundays and is 1 of 74 islands that lie between the Queensland Coast and the Great Barrier Reef.

How to get there:

Arrive at Hamilton Island by direct commercial air service from Sydney (2.5 hours), Melbourne (3 hours), Brisbane (2 hours) and Cairns (1 hour) or scheduled launch transfer from Shute Harbour (35 minutes).

Launch transfers operated by Cruise Whitsundays from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island departure times vary througout the year.  Regular services operate daily and connect with all flights.

Return launch transfers from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour departure times vary througout the year.  Regular services operate daily and connect with all flights.

A complimentary VIP buggy transfer meets all flights and launch transfers at either Hamilton Island Airport or Hamilton Island Marina to transfer to qualia.

Return complimentary VIP buggy transfers from qualia meets all commercial flights at Hamilton Island Airport or launch transfers to Airlie Beach.

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