Villa Botanica

Call: (07) 4948 3025
Email: [email protected]
Address: End of Botanica Drive, Woodwark QLD 4802
The world's most exquisite weddings set right on the water overlooking the Coral Sea...

Set right on the water overlooking the Coral Sea, with acres of lush private gardens and even a secluded beach, Villa Botanica

With five-star food and drinks, meticulous professional wedding planning, luxurious wedding-night accommodation and one of the most beautiful places in the world – a Villa Botanica wedding is simply unforgettable.

When you choose Villa Botanica for your wedding, you are not only getting a magical place that is more like your own private paradise than a traditional wedding venue, but the benefits of years of wedding experience from our dedicated staff, and attention to detail that covers everything from free transfers for all your guests, to the hand-carved wedding pavilion, exquisite gardens and luxurious honeymoon suite.

Your expert wedding planner will guide you every step of the way. Our commitment is to ensure the lead up to your wedding day is an enjoyable and seamless process, so you can relax and fully enjoy yourself. Villa Botanica is a two-time winner at the prestigious Australian Bridal Industry Awards, voted Best Ceremony Venue and Best Reception Centre in Queensland.

The Venue

  • 5 acre estate, exclusively yours for your wedding
  • Waterfront location with views over the sea
  • Breathtaking views and landscaped tropical gardens
  • Beautiful palm lined mosaic tiled walkway – the perfect backdrop to make your entrance!
  • Exquisite hand carved timber wedding pavilion
  • Expansive 30m long veranda with views overlooking the sea
  • Marble ballroom to get the dancefloor going!
  • The famous Sea Deck, overlooking the water it’s the perfect spot for sunset drinks
  • Hundreds of photo locations for the most Instagram-worthy wedding photos!

The Service

  • Professional wedding planning
  • Complimentary transport to deliver your guests safely home
  • Dedicated venue staff who take great pride in their work
  • All-inclusive weddings available, so you don’t need to worry about a thing!
  • Exclusive discounts at recommended Airlie Beach accommodation providers for your guests

Weddings from $18,000 to $50,000 depending on inclusions, number of guests and time of year.


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Carla & Matt’s Boho Whitsundays Wedding

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Ellie & Tharindu Whitsundays Wedding at Villa Botanica

Tharindu and I met in High School when we were 15. Four years later we were accepted into the same university to study medicine. We got engaged the year we moved to university, and five years later we finally tied the knot. We were married at Villa Botanica, Airlie Beach, June 25 2018We always wanted our […]

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What Would They Know? Janet Hogan of Villa Botanica & Botanica Weddings

How divine it would be to have a tropical paradise created for you – and then to share this so generously with the world.  Villa Botanica  is a beautiful home surrounded by magnificent gardens, rivalled only by the equally magnificent view of the Coral Sea – the colours shining like only these tropical jewels can. […]

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