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Daydream Island hotels and places to stay

A & A Motel
3.5 out of 5
156 Main Street, Proserpine, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
17.85 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (105 reviews)

"Perfect overnight stop. Had comfortable beds and satellite TV."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

A & A Motel
InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
5 out of 5
Hayman Island, Hayman Island, QLD
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14.5 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (37 reviews)

"The overall property was exceptional well presented since we last visited 5 yrs ago. The only thing I would mention is the food served in Bam Bam beside the pool area needs to be revised. Fresh salads grilled chicken burgers would be a better option then Thai style at 30degrees & for those who don’t ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Daydream Island Resort
4.5 out of 5
Whitsunday Islands, Daydream Island, QLD
The price is £172 per night
0.16 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (86 reviews)

"The beaches are all very rocky + full of coral, not sand, so you can’t really relax on them although they are beautiful"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Daydream Island Resort
Mantra Club Croc
3.5 out of 5
240 Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale, QLD
The price is £70 per night
7.33 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (362 reviews)

"Everything was amazing, the staff, the room, the pool and the buffet in the morning was wanderful!!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Mantra Club Croc
Palm Bungalows
3 out of 5
3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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11.03 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (352 reviews)

"Our bungalow was centrally located to the pool, beach, resort facilities and walking distance from the town centre."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Palm Bungalows
Reef View Hotel
4 out of 5
12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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11.17 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,273 reviews)

"Great location. Close to marina, shops & restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Reef View Hotel
at Marina Shores
5 out of 5
159 Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night
7.02 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (601 reviews)

"Magnificent view of the ocean from apartment 349. Undercover balcony in addition to a rooftop balcony allowing star gazing and 150° views"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

at Marina Shores
Mantra Boathouse Apartments
4.5 out of 5
33 Port Drive, Port Of Airlie, Airlie Beach, QLD
The price is £132 per night
6.03 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (694 reviews)
Perfect Spot

"We had a lovely time in Airlie Beach & this property was clean and in a perfect spot. You could walk to all the shops and restaurants and beaches. You must go to Whitsunday-a must"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Mantra Boathouse Apartments
at Water's Edge Resort
4.5 out of 5
4 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
6.23 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (751 reviews)

"Love the location and the sea views. Great size apartment."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2020

at Water's Edge Resort
Club Wyndham Airlie Beach
4.5 out of 5
Mount Whitsunday Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD
The price is £112 per night
6.28 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"We’ve stayed there 3 times already, the staff is always amazing, helpful and really nice, the facilities like the pool are also incredible, pool service on point Just for example by 7pm there were no pool towelts to dry ourselves so that was a bit not good, but nothing that a few cocktails couldn’t ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Club Wyndham Airlie Beach
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Visiting Daydream Island

Visitors to Daydream Island are sure to enjoy the coral reefs and restaurants. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its relaxing setting. Top sights around the area include Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach Lagoon and Hamilton Island Marina.

  • There are 461 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Daydream Island

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Daydream Beach and Daydream Reef. Top activities include exploring the coral reef and snorkelling, while Daydream Port is one place to visit. In the area, you'll also find Whitehaven Beach and Airlie Beach Lagoon.

Below is a top-rated accommodation option based on our user reviews:

  • Daydream Island Resort - With a stay at this 4.5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a private beach and 3 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and quiet location.

Top places to visit in the area include Hamilton Island Marina, located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre, and Catseye Beach, which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

Dressing for Daydream Island

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 31°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 21°C
  • From April to June, the average is 29°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 27°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 18°C as the night-time average
  • Daydream Island gets about 1281.00 millimetres of rain per year
  • December and January are usually the hottest months averaging 30°C, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 14°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Daydream Island?
Based on our traveller data, Daydream Island Resort is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4.5-star resort offers a marina and a private beach. Other good options for your visit to the area are at Marina Shores and Reef View Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Daydream Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Daydream Island.
What is the best spa hotel in Daydream Island?
Daydream Island Resort is a top spa hotel featuring 3 restaurants, 5 bars, a private beach and an outdoor pool.
How is it staying in Daydream Island?
Visitors to Daydream Island will definitely enjoy the coral reefs and restaurants. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its relaxing setting. Around the area, top sights include Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach Lagoon and Hamilton Island Marina. There are 574 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area.
What should I do while I'm visiting Daydream Island?
The natural setting is picturesque, in particular the beaches, with places to see including Daydream Beach and Daydream Reef. Exploring the coral reef is a great activity, and Daydream Port is one place to visit. You’ll also find Whitehaven Beach and Airlie Beach Lagoon in the area.
What's the weather like in Daydream Island?
The hottest months are usually December and January, with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 19°C. Average annual rainfall for Daydream Island is 1281 mm.

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