On the northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, fringed by coral in the Great Barrier Reef, is the world-class luxury resort of Qualia, with 60 beautifully designed private pavilions.
Qualia, which in Latin means ‘a collection of deeper sensory experiences’, offers guests a truly relaxing stay in the World-Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Relax on the exquisite white sands of Whitehaven beach, swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off the island or explore Hill Inlet’s colourful sea with swirls of turquoise, blue and green created by the tide. Fly by helicopter or seaplane to enjoy stunning aerial views of Heart Reef.
With uninterrupted views of the sea, each of the beautifully designed pavilions have a king-size bed, lounge area, en suite bathroom (with separate bath and shower), mini bar, WiFi, ipod connectivity, a flat screen television with complimentary movies on demand, air-conditioning and use of a two-seater buggy for exploring Hamilton Island. In addition to these luxury amenities, the Windward Pavilions also have their own infinity plunge pools with a furnished sundeck, while the secluded Beach House Pavilion has its own 12 metre infinity swimming pool, furnished sundeck and terrace, a dining room and kitchenette.
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The world's largest coral reef system of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands covers an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres. The biggest single structure made by living organisms is composed of, and built by, billions of tiny coral polyps and is easily discernable from space.
Where: Queensland / East Coast
Ideal for viewing: dugong, green turtle, saltwater crocodile, white-bellied sea eagle, roseate tern