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Excellent 5/5 7 reviews

Dritaway Villas are just one street back from beautiful Yorkeys Knob Beach.

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.05km

Three bedroom fully self contained, air conditioned villas with private fenced yards (exclusive use grounds), situated one street back from beautiful Yorkeys Beach.

Perfect for walking the dog, swimming with the kids, or just taking a quiet stroll. Within walking distance to playgrounds, shops, restaurants, golf course and the Yacht club and just 15 minutes north of Cairns City.

These lovely villas are tiled and have been tastefully refurbished with a sofa that folds out to a double bed for extra guests. Comfortably sleeping 6 and able to accommodate 8 if using the fold out sofa.

The villas are fully fenced making them a family and pet friendly environment. Indoors, is all on the one level creating a wheel chair friendly environment as well!

Very private, lovely patio area with BBQ and storage shed (perfect for golf clubs, bikes etc) Excellent value for money.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Yorkeys Knob Beach 50 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cairns Airport 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The Queensland region

Pristine beaches, tropical islands, lush rainforests, vibrant cities and the authentic Australian outback, Queensland is the ultimate holiday destination. Known as Australia’s Sunshine State, Queensland offers an abundance of diverse experiences to create lasting memories.Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) offers the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rainforest experiences, combining adventure and relaxation within some of the greatest environmental wonders of the world.


Cairns attractions rank as some of the most original and exciting in Australia. Golden sunny beaches flanked by pristine rain forest and the Great Barrier Reef make Cairns a region that literally has it all! Friendly locals provide a setting for exploration and fun that very few other places in the world can offer.

The city of Cairns has recently been renovated to enhance its image and provide a relaxing place for tourists and Cairns locals to congregate and have fun. Cairns Esplanade, once a huge grassy park, now features a world-class facility incorporating an outdoor amphitheater, a large sandy swimming lagoon, grassy picnic areas, walking tracks, free public barbecue's, children's playground, shops and restaurants, an environmental interpretation centre and a Great Barrier Reef Cruise departure terminal. But Cairns is only really the hub to the attractions of Far North Queensland.

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Review 1-7 of 7

22 Mar 2014


"Very nice place to stay"

Very nice place to stay, the unit is clean and tidy, also very quiet.I highly recommend this place as a professional of Hospitality.Thank you very much.… More

21 Oct 2013


"Highly Recommended"

The accommodation was clean, tidy and close to facilities. Easy to find, quiet area. Local shops had every thing you could need. 20 minute drive to Cairns… More

4 Jul 2013


"Home away from home."

My husband, our two young kids and my Mum and Step-dad stayed here last week. I wish we were still there! With three bedrooms there was heaps of room and I even had an afternoon siesta! Everything you… More

2 Nov 2012


"family vacation"

This is great value for money. If I am every in Cairns again I will be sure to book this vacation rental.Gene, the owner, was wanting for us on time with the keys to the villa. The whole experience wa… More

30 Oct 2012


"pet friendly, short walk to beach, clean, beautiful accommodation"

We returned to the drift-away villas once again. It is so nice to know that we have a great place to stay when holidaying in Cairns. The beach so close is great, just a short walk and the shops and gr… More

5 Aug 2012


"Pet friendly and perfect"

'Driftaway Villas' is the perfect destination for anybody wanting to escape the cooler wintry southern regions of Australia with their dog, be it for a week or a month or two. Idealy situate… More

29 Apr 2012


"great stay for all the family"

My husband and I needed somewhere to stay for us with our two dogs and cat. This was a wonderful location, out of the city, so close to the beach, the villa was perfect for us all, lots of space and e… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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Genevieve O.

  • 5 Years listed

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Based in Australia

Languages spoken
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  • Italian

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