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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Port Douglas Accommodation Beachfront Getaway - FREE NIGHT OFFER Stay 5 Pay 4! Port Douglas oceanfront resorts are the perfect hideaway for couples to spend some time together on their romantic honeymoon or a great private place for a wedding on the beach. Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa is a unique eco-friendly holiday experience combining a private beach and secluded Rainforest, only 15 minutes from Port Douglas.

Enjoy Complimentary Onsite Nature Tours during your stay - including Stargazing, Coconut Odyssey Tour, Guided Nature Walks, Bird Walks, plus the private Beach, 2 Stunning swimming pools with grottos and waterfalls - you can do as little or as much as you like.  

What makes Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa unique is that it offers individual Five Star private Bungalow style accommodation while harmonizing seamlessly within the natural cliff face oceanfront environment that the resort occupies. 

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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach  Nature Reserve Features

  • Deluxe Eco Retreat with Advanced Ecotourism credentials
  • Private access to Sandy Beaches
  • Treehouse-style Deluxe Eco Bungalows with Ocean or Forest Views
  • Bungalows have large decks for intimate forest immersion
  • Complimentary onsite nature tours (star gazing, wildlife & nature, costal discovery, birds & butterflies & coconut tasting odyssey)
  • Treetop Restaurant & Lounge with Ocean & Mountain Views
  • Day Spa
  • FREE WiFi in Lobby

Accommodation Bonus Offer

ALL Guests Receive - Complimentary onsite guided Nature Walks, Bird Walks, the Coconut Odyssey, Beach Combing and Star Gazing in the unique outdoor observatory.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Room Features
  • Coral Sea and Eucalypt Forest Bungalows reflecting the views from your private balcony
  • Beautifully appointed bathrooms
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans throughout
  • ISD/STD direct dial telephones
  • Remote control television
  • In room safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer, iron and ironing board and an umbrella
  • Non-smoking
  • Exclusive Sandpiper Suite with views of 140 km of pristine coastline

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Accommodation

Thala Beach Nature Reserve has eighty four Bungalows nestled in total seclusion amongst the forest. Guests can choose four luxury holiday Bungalow accommodation options:

Jungle Walk Bungalows capture the intimate feel of the unique woodland forest, and located furtherest from the main lodge area. Bungalows are finished in suble natural colours and have a King bed or two single beds.

The Eucalypt Bungalows offer magnificent views of the Eucalypt forests that span as far as the eye can see. These five star Bungalows provide numerous opportunities to catch site of the amazing array of birds and butterflies that live in the forests of Thala. Enjoy intimately connecting with Wild Australia from your private luxury verandah. Each spacious Bungalow accommodates two people, and is beautifully appointed inside and out.

Coral Sea Bungalows provide amazing views of the Coral Sea and outlying tropical islands. From your large private verandah you may have the opportunity to watch Osprey’s, Giant Manta Ray’s, Brydes, Minkes and Humpback Whales or pods of the rare Australian Snub Fin Dolphins. Enjoy the beautifully appointed spacious Coral Sea Bungalow that accommodates two guests.

Sandpiper Suite is pure luxury with spectacular uninterrupted views of two secluded palm lined, golden tropical beaches. This is the ultimate in privacy and romance. Never before has a Nature Reserve provided guests with this unique opportunity to intimately and privately experience both the azure Coral Sea and the dense tropical Rainforest. Enjoy the views from your large outdoor deck, or relax indoors in absolute luxury with separate living area.

All Bungalows are beautifully appointed and fully furnished throughout. They are fully air conditioned although air conditioning is rarely needed as guests often enjoy the fresh ocean breezes. Each Eco-Bungalow contains a remote controlled television, tea and coffee facilities, ISD/STD direct dial telephone, and an in-room safe. Having been recently refurbished, each Bungalow at Thala Beach Nature Reserve is sure to delight! The views from every point in the resorts gardens are nothing short of spectacular as your eyes are filled with the magic of natures powerful images. Many species of native Australian wildlife are also in residence in the lush mature gardens that guard the resorts accommodation from prying eyes.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Facilities

One of the most unique features of Thala Beach Nature Reserve is the private observatory where guests can star gaze as long as they like. The Milky Way passes directly over Thala, providing the most amazing celestial views. The Thala Beach Nature Reserve has two large salt water freeform pools. The larger of the two features waterfalls, spas and grottos that are perfect for a romantic moonlight swim. The smaller pool, known as the ‘rock pool’ is nestled amongst tropical gardens and offers the ultimate in privacy and seclusion.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Dining
Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides the perfect five star tropical escape. Enjoy the open pavilions of the main lodge or the Big House that look out onto the ancient Australian forest, relax in the circular guest lounge and reading room that is perched high above the Coral Sea, or indulge in the sumptuous regional food provided by Ospreys, Thala Beach Nature Reserve’ restaurant. Ospreys is a distinctive dining experience that arguably boasts some of the best views in Australia. Recently, a guest commented that “This is one of the greatest tables I have ever had the pleasure to share. Don’t change anything, this is definitely a delicious place”. The restaurant provides one hundred and ten kilometres of uninterrupted views of the Tropical Rainforests and Coral Sea. After dinner, relax with a cocktail at the Masked Plover Cocktail Bar. Enjoy the views of the freeform tropical salt water swimming pool coast and rainforest as you relax after a day of adventuring.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Day Spa

For guests seeking the ultimate in relaxation and pampering the Rejuvenation Day Spa is an absolute ‘must do’. Relax in the most beautiful natural surrounds as you are pampered, massaged, and revitalized by the expert professionals at the Rejuvenation Day Spa. There are a range of Day Spa treatments available ranging from therapeutic body experiences, luxury massages, a range of organic skincare products and essentials such as manicures, pedicures and waxing. The Rejuvenation Day Spa is the ultimate in indulgence and offers the opportunity to spend some valuable self time away from the hurried lives we all lead.

Beauty Within Spa Centre treatments are soothing, grounding and emotionally cleansing. A ‘must do’ is a relaxing therapeutic massage or spa treatment that incorporates waterfall relaxation. Couples spa experiences are a must for you to re-connect as a couple. Spa bookings prior to arrival are well recommended to avoid disappointment on your holiday. Just advise us when making your accommodation booking of the day or days you would like to make a spa time reservation for your Spa treatment and then upon your arrival you can discuss your choice of treatment with the dedicated therapist. Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides the best in personal rejuvenation and also offers regular Yoga classes to relax the body, mind and spirit, in an open aired pavilion with views spanning over the ancient Rainforests and Coral Sea.

Eco-Tourism Accommodation

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is proudly Eco certified and has been awarded the highest Ecotourism accreditation for maximising informative & meaningful experiences, whilst enhancing the local environment. The Thala Experience adheres to the principals of Ecotourism. With the ethos of Eco-Tourism in mind, the owners of Thala Beach Nature Reserve, are committed to preserving and rehabilitating the natural environment while at the same time providing guests with a remarkable, unforgettable five star luxury holiday experience that will last a life time.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa, Port Douglas is built atop a private beachfront peninsular, nestled amongst one hundred and forty five acres of pristine wooded headland and the totally secluded, unspoiled private tropical beaches of the Coral Sea. Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa provides the ultimate in privacy for its high profile national and international celebrity guests.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve - Nature and Wildlife
Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides guests with a wonderful, intimate experience with nature and the environment and at the same time allowing guests to reduce their environmental footprint while holidaying in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Thala Beach Nature Reserve has been built with environmental sustainability in mind, and is constructed out of natural, sustainable materials. Thala Beach Nature Reserve seeks to harmonize with nature rather than dominate it. Thala Beach Nature Reserve has been designed to seamlessly blend in to the natural environment with the buildings constructed out of Australian Timber and Granite. This creates an extraordinary distinctive ambience that reflects the surrounding pristine natural environment perfectly. Thala Beach Nature Reserve bungalows are nestled in the forest canopy providing an amazing degree of personal interaction with an array of native wildlife, especially birds and butterflies. Whilst relaxing on your private verandah, keep a look out for Kookaburra’s, honey eaters, lorikeets, and the spectacular Ulysses butterfly unique to Tropical North Queensland, Australia. The views are simply spectacular!

Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa provides numerous holiday activities such as guided nature and garden walks, guided bird walks, turtle spotting from sea kayaks along Thala’s secluded coast, nature photography or evenings with the Kuku-Yalanji people – the indigenous Aboriginal people. Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa employs a variety of wildlife and nature specialist that will enhance guests’ experience of the regional flora and fauna. For the ultimate in romance and seclusion enjoy a private sumptuous set menu picnic basket prepared by the Hotels Executive Chef on the beach, a secluded romantic Cove or somewhere in the Resorts private gardens. These gourmet deluxe picnic hampers can be ordered from the set menu.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa is renowned for its five star comfort, privacy and solitude. Guests have the opportunity to intimately experience the wondrous environment that is typical of Far North Queensland, Australia while having very little environmental impact. The Thala Experience adheres to the principles of Eco-Tourism thus providing an amazingly inspirational holiday experience to rival all others. The hardest part of staying at Thala Beach Resort and Spa will be leaving…

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Conferences & Weddings

Conference facilities are available and can accommodate up to seventy people. Additional accommodation has also been arranged to cater for their travelling entourage and private Helicopter transfer facilities are located on the grounds. Varying meal requirements can also be arranged by prior consultation with us in advance to ensure we can source the goods and ingredients requested.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Spa is the perfect location for a secluded private wedding ceremony amongst the rainforest or on the private beachfront - all in the one location.

If you are planning a Port Douglas wedding speak to our team about group rates and about our tailored Honeymoon Packages so you may continue the romance and memories of your tropical wedding in Port Douglas!

Why Stay at Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Apart from great views, great bungalows, great food and great staff you can experience a 5 star rainforest and beach experience in one location, it is like being on an island on the mainland, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a complete experience not just a resort.

Location

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is located just off the Captain Cook Highway on a private beach road 40 minutes north of Cairns and 10 minutes south of Port Douglas. Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides shuttle transfers to and from Port Douglas daily $8 per person each way. Please ask us for airport transfer options to suit your needs.

Port Douglas is a world renowned tourist destination. It is a sleepy, seaside Village that provides tourists with a plethora of things to do and see. From dining in the vast selection of restaurants and cafes, to browsing the Sunday seaside markets held under the large Melaleuca trees, there is truly something for everyone. Port Douglas is the perfect base to experience the world famous Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage listed Rainforests. There are many popular natural tourist attractions in close proximity to Port Douglas such as the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, and the Cairns Highland (Atherton Tablelands). There really is something for everyone to enjoy in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

Intimately enjoy nature at its very best at Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas.

Accommodation Facilities

* Fees may apply to these and other services

  • Osprey’s Restaurant and Cocktail Bar
  • Private Beach location
  • 2 Freeform Saltwater Swimming Pools
  • Observatory for Stargazing
  • Nature Walks
  • Bird Walks
  • Coconut Odyssey
  • Day Spa
  • Valet Car Parking
  • 145 acres of natural habitat
  • Private Helipad
  • Boutique
  • Beach Shack
  • Eco-Certified
  • Coach transfers to and from Port Douglas (Small Fee)
Check In Time:
2:00pm

Check Out Time:
10:00am

Map Location

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Address:
Esplanade, Oak Beach, QLD

For Bookings Call Now!
1300 780 806

GPS Position (Latitude,Longitude):
-16.59190, 145.52162

With the ethos of Eco-Tourism in mind, the owners of Thala Beach Nature Reserve, are committed to preserving and rehabilitating the natural environment while at the same time providing guests with a remarkable, unforgettable five star luxury holiday experience that will last a life time.

Airport Transfers

Car Hires Airport Transfers

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing. Rooms cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged one nights accommodation.

Children & Extra Bed

Children 2-12 years stay FREE of charge sharing existing bedding. Rollaway bed available on request for child $60 per night. Complimentary Cot Hire available on request.

Please note: There are currently no Specials available for this property.

Room Information

Hotel / Studio - 5 Options

Wedding Ceremony Package

Room Facilities

  • Your Wedding Ceremony Package Includes:
  • Marriage Celebrant fees
  • All administration costs associated with organising the wedding at Thala Beach Lodge
  • Private venue for the wedding ceremony (location chosen by the bride and groom after arrival at Thala Beach Lodge)
  • Bouquet for bride and buttonhole for groom (selected from our local florist after arrival at the Resort)

  • Bottle of Australian sparkling wine served following the wedding ceremony
  • Witnesses
  • Professional photographer to capture the occasion, 60 prints, produced and presented in an album, with the negatives prior to departure

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Sandpiper Suite

Room Facilities

  • The epitome of exclusivity. Perched on the headland with sweeping views of private beaches and the Coral Sea.
  • Decorated with soft and subtle natural furnishings.
  • Separate lounge/living area
  • Large deck/verandah
  • King Bed

  • Airconditioned
  • Screened windows
  • Television & DVD player
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Private granite bathroom with separate bathtub & shower
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wireless internet
  • ISDD telephone
  • 60 sqm approx

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Jungle Walk Bungalows

Room Facilities

  • Capture the intimate feel of the unique woodland forest, finished in subtle natural colours and located furthest from the main lodge area
  • King Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Airconditioned & ceiling fans
  • Private Balcony
  • Screened windows

  • TV, CD & DVD player
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Private granite bathroom with separate bathtub & shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wireless internet
  • ISDD telephone

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Eucalypt Bungalow

Room Facilities

  • Privately located amongst the rainforest and provide an up-close relationship with the natural world. these spacious rooms feature a stylish natural finish.
  • King Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Airconditioned
  • Private Balcony
  • Screened windows

  • Television & DVD player
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Private granite bathroom with separate bathtub & shower
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wireless internet
  • ISDD telephone
  • 45 sqm

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Coral Sea Bungalow

Room Facilities

  • Built high on timber poles with views over the forest canopy to the sparkling ocean
  • Stylish natural decor, and are unobtrusively tucked away into the natural landscape.
  • King Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Airconditioned
  • Screened windows

  • Television & DVD player
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Private granite bathroom with separate bathtub & shower
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wireless internet
  • ISDD telephone
  • 45 sqm

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REVIEWED
07 April 2013

Staff very friendly and helpful
Food lovely
Setting and room nice

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Guest Review


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