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Whitsunday Island hotels and places to stay

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
5 out of 5
Hayman Island, Hayman Island, QLD
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15.21 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
11 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
18.23 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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6.41 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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6.48 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
17.95 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
16.93 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
17.15 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
17.13 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
Martinique Whitsunday
4 out of 5
18 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD
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17.07 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (359 reviews)

"The staff at Martinique were great, and wanted to make our stay as great as possible. The apartments were spacious, and the air-conditioning in the living room and bedroom were a godsend on the hot summer days. The pool was also nice and refreshing and offers beautiful views."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

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Visiting Whitsunday Island

Visitors can enjoy all that Whitsunday Island has to offer including the beaches, sporting events and local tours. Around the area, top sights include Whitehaven Beach, Catseye Beach and Hamilton Island Marina.

  • There are 457 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Whitsunday Island

The picturesque setting of Whitehaven Beach and Coral Sea exemplify the city's natural beauty. In the area, you'll also find Catseye Beach and Hamilton Island Marina.

As you start planning your visit to Whitsunday Island, the best accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but there are 206 hotels and lodging options locally. Listed here are places to stay in the region:

  • Airlie Beach Hotel is located 17 mi (27.4 km) from the heart of Whitsunday Island. This 3.5-star hotel in Airlie Beach features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Our customers like its bar and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Reef View Hotel is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from central Whitsunday Island. This 4-star hotel in Hamilton Island features a full-service spa, a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Whitsunday Apartments is 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the centre of Whitsunday Island. This 4-star apartment in Hamilton Island features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms.

A top sight in the surrounding area is Airlie Beach Lagoon, located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) from the centre of the city.

Dressing for Whitsunday Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 21°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 29°C, whilst the average at night is 13°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 27°C with night-time averages of 13°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 31°C and night-time averages of 18°C
  • Whitsunday Island gets about 1281.00 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually December and January are the hottest months with an average of 30°C, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 14°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Whitsunday Island?
Located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the heart of Whitsunday Island, at Marina Shores is a top choice for your stay, based on our traveller data. Two other choices for your visit to the area are Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Whitsunday Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Whitsunday Island.
What is staying in Whitsunday Island like?
Visitors can enjoy all that Whitsunday Island has to offer, including the beaches, sporting events and local tours. Around the area, top sights include Whitehaven Beach, Catseye Beach and Hamilton Island Marina. There are 569 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area.
What should I see while I'm in Whitsunday Island?
Natural beauty is on display at Whitehaven Beach, Coral Sea and Champagne Beach. Additionally, you’ll find Catseye Beach and Hamilton Island Marina in the area.
What's the weather like in Whitsunday 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 Whitsunday Island is 1281 mm.

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