Imagine a serenity like no other at one of Australia’s most loved destinations, the Great Barrier Reef. We can’t think of a better place than the tropical Lizard Island for sunshine and dipping our toes in the vibrant blue sea. Now, I don’t know about you, but we are more than ready to jet off and explore what this beautiful destination has to offer.
About the location
Access to Lizard Island is easy, it’s a quick one hour flight from Cairns where you can take in the breathtaking sights from above whilst you make your way there.
Located on a 1,013 hectare national park, that’s home to only one resort, this is the perfect place to unwind and relish in one of Australia’s gems. This unrivalled location means you can explore and enjoy the reef right from your door step.
About the accommodation
With only 40 rooms and villas at Lizard Island, you’ll enjoy complete privacy and luxury during your stay.
Select from a range of rooms including the Pavilion with 270 degree views, the Beachfront suites (each with a path to the beach) or the Oceanview rooms with a private plunge pool.
Each room comes with additional extras including:
- Gourmet meals daily
- Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
- A fine selection of wine, beer, basic spirits and sparkling wine
- Your own in-room mini bar, restocked daily
- Deluxe picnic hampers for private beach outings
- Access to a motorised dinghy to explore the many beaches
- Unlimited use of stand up paddle boards
- Unlimited use of clear-view sea kayaks
- Snorkelling gear for the duration of your stay
About the photo
These crystal clear waters are an absolute dream! Not to mention we love the idea of spending the day at a private beach with only our loved one to share it with.
If you want to spend your trip making extra memories with some special activities during your stay, there are endless options to choose from at Lizard Island.
Enjoy a freshwater swimming pool, tennis court, gym, delicious food or a day spa. Or if you’d rather venture out why not try diving, fishing, snorkelling, nature walks, paddle boarding and so much more!
All images via Lizard Island
About Bec Lawrence: I’m an animal lover, sustainability advocate and natural landscape enthusiast. On a good weekend, you’ll find me hiking with my two adorable beagles and my equally adorable husband.