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Palm Bay Hideaway, a unique secluded tropical Island paradise.

Beach hut | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

Palm Bay Hideaway is an intimate private tropical rainforrest paradise nestled in a protected Palm fringed Bay on Long Island in the Whitsunday Island group.

The Whitsunday Island Group is the Jewel in the Australian tourism crown.

Located at latitude 20 degrees 20 minutes South in the Azure Blue Coral Sea, protected from the Pacific Ocean swells by the stunning Great Barrier Reef and with a tropical climate suitable for year round swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing and water sports.

Long Island lies 8 km offshore from "Shute Harbour" on the Australian mainland and is just a short distance from the world renowned Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island and well know resorts of Hamilton, Hayman, Daydream, Lindeman and Brampton Islands.

Access is available only by boat or helicopter.

The Bay has mooring availability for cruising yachts and pleasurecraft.

Previously an exclusive 5 star resort comprising just 21 absolute beach front Bungalows with views over the Coral Sea and facilities including resort style pool, spa, tennis court, kayaks, fishing gear, TV room, library and a large lounge/dining area with an open fireplace for that cosy winter experience.

Palm Bay Hideaway is now under owner management and is offering a unique 5 star acommodation experience without the expensive price tag.

Ever found that your resort dining and beverage bill far exceeds your accommodation costs and blows out the holiday budget?

At Palm Bay Hideaway we are offering a BYO and DIY experience - you bring your own beverages and food and prepare and cook it the way you prefer.

We will provide all the refridgeration, cooking facilities, crockery, cutlery and utensils you will need.

All you pay is your accommodation tariff and a one off nominal National Park Island services fee.

Everything on the Island is brought in and removed by barge so the service fee is to offset the cost to provide power generation, water and wastewater treatment, gas, barge transport and the exit clean on your Bungalow.

Your Bungalow is air conditioned, has celing fans and comes equipped with fresh linen and towels plus a kitchenette with bar fridge, microwave oven, kettle, toaster, coffee plunger, stainless steel sink and all the crockery and cutlery you will need for an intimate breakfast before a lazy morning in the hammock on your balcony.

You are free to take advantage of all the resort facilities at any time but we ask that you take full responsibility for your actions at all times to ensure your own safety and the quiet enjoyment of the resort by others.

Of course, depending upon the time of year, you may be the only guests on the Island.

Children are welcome but as the Bungalows are designed for only 2 persons, and to enhance your holiday enjoyment we recommend that you book additional units for your children.

Where younger children are required to stay in the same bungalow with the parents, there is a daybed in the bungalow that can be used for a maximum of 2 children.

Children staying at the resort are under the full responsibility of the their parents.

The resort has a full time live-in caretaker to attand to any maintenance or repair issues and he can assist you with other needs where possible. The caretaker has a small shop which can supply some basic groceries, frozen foods and beverages by request.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sea view
General Air conditioning, Safe
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ

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Review 1-10 of 33

1 Feb 2014


"Whitsundays best kept secret!!"

We recently spent a week at Palm Bay resort. We were looking for a quiet holiday for the two of us as our children were also spending a week away. After searching the internet for an affordable holida… More

11 Dec 2013


"Total relaxation!"

We are currently staying at Palm Bay Hideaway and it's exactly what I'd hoped it would be. Very quiet with just a few like minded guests who are all here for the same reason ....... Peace, r… More

11 Nov 2013


"no longer Peppers, it's Hideaway"

We've had a wonderful time at Palm Bay Hideaway - no longer Peppers. So relaxing, peaceful and beautiful. A week there feels much more. We brought all our the food with us for a week (on the plan… More

29 Oct 2013


"Formerly Peppers, now Palm Bay Hideaway Resort"

This is a unique property in the Whitsunday Islands, and I think the owners have absolutely nailed it. After ceasing to be part of the Peppers chain, the owners of each Bure have come up with the con… More

22 Sep 2013


"7 days in Paradise"

If you are looking for a relaxing holiday on a beautiful tropical island in 5 star accom where you get to do your own cooking this is the holiday for you.The cabins, bures and bungalows are situated r… More

6 Sep 2013


"Self Catering in ex-Peppers Resort"

Situated on Palm Bay Bure 2 is privately owned and available for a do-it-yourself holiday in the Whitsundays. No room service, change your sheets yourself if you need to, do your own washing up and w… More

4 Apr 2013


"Perfect Event destination"

My wife and I decided to do something exciting for her 40th. We found this place and went about organising a 40th birthday bash on the island. Whilst we had to bring everything (Caterers, Music, Alcoh… More

4 Nov 2012


"What a find!"

I spent weeks searching for a place to stay in Airlie Beach when I found this perfect little hideaway and it exceeded all my expectations.We were looking for a place that was self contained, quiet, wi… More

12 Feb 2012


"A Rare Find...."

Its not the room service, concierge, chef's or bartenders that make this place so unique......cause there are none!! And to my partner and I this was the beauty of the place. For three nights we … More

31 Dec 2011


"The Ultimate Wedding Destination! Get 5 star location at 2 star price!"

We will never forget the beauty of the location and the people that run this dream place! We were looking for something special for our wedding destination and the Palm Bay Resort was voted by EVERYON… More

Review 1-10 of 33

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