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Whitsunday Island Resorts

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If you are coming to Australia for a holiday and you are looking for a fantastic island resort then consider coming to one of the fantastic Whitsunday island resorts. The Whitsunday island resorts are located off the central Queensland coast in north eastern Australia and are very close to the Great Barrier Reef which will be on almost everyone's holiday itinerary. It is possible to stay in the Whitsundays and take day trips or extended diving trips to the reef from your chosen island location. There are a total of 74 islands that make up the islands of the Whitsunday passage. Among them are five or six that have wonderful resorts on them. Some of these are world famous and the resorts will rival anything to be found in other parts of the world. Many people come to the Whitsundays for a wedding and the many island resorts are popular locations.

The most important of these and the easiest to access is Hamilton Island. It has its own airport and regular flights from southern capitals as well as from Cairns in the north. Once you get there a shuttle service will take you to your chosen accommodation. Hamilton Island is more like a small town than anything. It even has its own school. Golf buggies are the chosen form of transport here and everyone uses one to get around. There are lots of different types of accommodation to choose from and one will certainly fit your budget. There are hotels like the Reef View Hotel, self catering apartments, holiday houses and one of the world's most exclusive resorts. Qualia Resort is new and situated on the islands northern tip. Individual bures, all with exceptional privacy are set on the hillside with sensational views, and the restaurant and reception center is second to none. Hamilton Island now has a new world standard golf course which has been built on the adjoining Dent Island and visitors can be ferried there from the resort. Hamilton Island marina is the local home of the Sunsail bare boat charter group and the Whitsundays have to be one of the best and safest yacht cruising and sailing grounds in the world.

Hayman Island resort is always listed in the top one hundred best hotels in the world list. It caters for the five star market and is an ideal place to come and be pampered while relaxing in a superb island resort. Daydream Island. is an excellent four star alternative with excellent day spa and island activities as is Brampton Island. Long Island is home to two separate resorts. Peppers Palm Bay is a small and exclusive resort with five star rating and Long island resort is a great family resort with lots of kid’s activities.

Any Australian holiday will be improved by coming to the Whitsunday islands and staying at one of their great island resorts.