Hayman Island is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Whitsundays region of Queensland. This region is Australia's favorite holiday destination with several great Whitsunday island resorts all clustered together in a fabulous region known as the Whitsunday Passage. Hayman Island is the northern most of the islands in the passage and has a resort that is an important part of the history of tourism destinations in the country. Hayman Island is the oldest of these resorts and one of the best known. It has undergone several total rebuilds over the years to maintain its status in the top 100 hotels in the world. The latest rebuild has been completed as of January 2012 and the old girl now has a sparkling new look that will booste its already sensational reputation.
The resort itself is magnificent. The accommodation is built in tiers around the biggest swimming pool imaginable. All of the rooms overlook the pool or the lagoon and then over the magnificent waters of the Whitsunday passage. There is a shopping precinct with a wide range of shops and cafes. There are several beautiful restaurants and the food and service is reputed to be world class. The beach is home to the waters ports center and here you can get a paddle ski, a windsurfer or a canoe or take a sailing catamaran for a spin. The rooms themselves are magnificent with marble floors and beautiful furnishings. There are loads of activities at Hayman Island. You can take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Go sailing or go out big game or reef fishing and come home with something delectable for your own dinner.
Many people come to Hayman Island, for their own, or as a guest at someone else's wedding. It is a very popular spot for nuptials. The resort has a beautiful chapel set high on the side of a hill with sweeping views over the surrounding ocean. A white Rolls Royce is available for the wedding car and receptions can be held at several different locations. This means that the guests can have a short break away as well as the newlyweds. Hayman Island has a beautiful fringing reef and is visited every day by different sailing yachts taking day trippers out from Airlie Beach. Blue Pearl Bay, at the northern end of the island has a reputation as one of the most beautiful, and it makes a great destination for a bush walk, picnic and snorkeling session.
Hayman Island is a great place to come if you feel like being pampered to death with five star service, great day spa facilities, fantastic food and wines and just generally relax in the surroundings that only a great resort like Hayman Island can provide.