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Port Douglas For Adults

Sep 21

Port Douglas For Adults

Where to Stay for Adults Only Holidays in Port Douglas

Port Douglas is ranked as the number 1 best destination in Australia for “Adult Only” holidays and this beautiful tropical destination has earned this ranking for many reasons. Local hoteliers and the tourism associations identified this niche travel segment a number of years ago and set about to encourage the building of resorts and tourism services to better cater for the growing demand of holidays without children.

Today Port Douglas offers a wide choice of holiday apartments and resorts that specifically cater for loved up couples or groups of friends who just wish to have a nice peaceful private holiday away from the noise and excitement that surrounds families with children.

These adult only resorts have lovely tropical gardens, nice swimming pools & spa tubs (some heated in winter) cocktail bars and even restaurants so that you can laze about in the warm tropical sunshine and order snacks and drinks without leaving the pool deck.

Adults Only Resort Port Douglas

Image: Courtesy of Shantara Resort Port Douglas

Resorts like Shantara Spa even have large one bedroom studio apartments with pool decks directly off the lounge room that enable you to just slip into the swimming pool at any time you feel like cooling off. These holiday units also offer the added bonus of your very own private hot tub Jacuzzi perfect therapy for those times when your feet are so sore from all the dancing and exploring you have been enjoying in Port Douglas.  

In all there are six dedicated adult only resorts and holiday apartment complexes in and around Port Douglas each one of them offering individual advantages to a couple looking for a private discreet holiday experience or a lavish luxury holiday that involves soothing spa treatments and gourmandising in the local restaurants and surrounding regions.

Adult Only Tours & Attractions

If you both decide you would like to do some exploring around Port Douglas there are also some adult only tours and attractions to complete the peacefulness of your private getaway and one that is a real stand out is the luxury sailing vessel SV-SAW.

SV-SAW Sunset Cruise Port Douglas

Image: Courtesy of SV-SAW

This boat departs the marina in Port Douglas at a respectable time of 1.00pm and heads out to Low Isles for an afternoon of snorkelling amongst the brilliant corals and sea turtles. You can also walk around the tropical island and explore the lighthouse, the memorabilia museum and learn all about the history and importance of this region from your naturalist guide.

You return home back to port as the sun sets across the Great Barrier Reef with a nice cool beverage in hand and the wind in your hair as the sky puts on a spectacular display of wonderful mosaic colours. Simply the perfect end to a perfect day.

Adult Entertainment in Port Douglas

On most nights of the week you will find some sort of entertainment in the bars and night clubs on Macrossan Street and these can range from watching major sports or events on the big screen outside in the tropical beer gardens, to seeing your first cane toad race at the Iron Bar to some cool acoustic jam sessions in the Courthouse hotel garden bar.

Port Douglas Courthouse Hotel

Image: Courtesy of Tourism Tropical North Queensland

There are many choices of picturesque waterfront bars and restaurants to taste the flavours and seasonal cuisines of Tropical North Queensland both on Macrossan Street, the marina and even in the adult’s only resorts      

If you are thinking about whisking your loved one away for a weekend or even a week then we have some more in-depth information and ideas to inspire you if you click these pages.

Alternatively you can our reservations team 7 days a week to discuss your private getaway and they can even assist in setting up any special romantic plans that you may have had in mind for maybe a proposal or just a nice surprise on 07 4059 59 59 or 1300 780 806   

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 10:11am by Christina James

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