Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only hotel with private beach and free breakfast



Located in the heart of Airlie Beach, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Port of Airlie and Airlie Beach Lagoon. Abell Point Marina and Cannonvale Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

An outdoor pool, massage/treatment rooms, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and limo/town car service are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 6 rooms boast private spa tubs and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Furnished balconies and pillowtop beds are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat

438 Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Airlie Beach hotel has its very own private beach. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measure 1615 square feet (150 square meters). For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, spa services, and a terrace. Concierge services, limo/town car service, and wedding services can be provided. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge). Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property.

At Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 6 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1615 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 150 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchen 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • DVD player 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Separate living room 
  • Microwave 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Video-game console 
  • Espresso maker 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Private spa tub 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary on-the-go breakfast is served each morning between 9 AM and 11 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Rafting on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Skydiving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 4:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Only service animals are allowed

Caters to adults only

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Minimum guest age is 18

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 20 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 20 (one-way), (from 18 to 18 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 25
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 25
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Waterfront Whitsunday
  • Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat
  • Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Airlie Beach
  • Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Hotel
  • Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Hotel Airlie Beach
  • Whitsunday Retreat
  • Whitsunday Waterfront Retreat
  • At Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property.

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