Located in a secluded, exclusive and private location in the Whitsunday Islands, qualia is an adults-only, luxury property, allowing guests to discover world-class indulgence in a place of outstanding, quintessentially Australian natural beauty.
Qualia has one of THE best spas in Australia and a pamper here is not to be missed
Qualia’s sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day
Our favourite rooms, the Windward Pavilions, make the most of the curve of the northern point of the Island delivering stunning ocean views
The chefs promote modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on the seafood and tropical fruit that is such a highlight in northern Queensland
qualia is a unique expression of Australian luxury, a stylish resort situated on the secluded northern tip of Hamilton Island and surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef. With views out to the Whitsundays, qualia is a place of rare natural beauty, where fine textures and beautiful stone sit hand-in-hand with fragrant eucalyptus.
qualia relaxes the mind and spoils the senses with its exquisitely appointed pavilions that are nestled in perfect harmony with the Island’s unique location. Set among the eucalyptus trees, each of the 60 one-bedroom 'Leeward' and 'Windward' Pavilions has been handcrafted from timber and stone and have a distinctive style with interiors inspired by nature and artworks adorning the walls. All pavilions have an outdoor deck with ocean views, some with private plunge pools and you have your own electric buggy in which to explore the island at your leisure. qualia' Beach House is a private fully equipped villa with full size swimming pool and guest house, perfect for larger parties or those wanting the ultimate in pampered privacy.
The two restaurants within qualia provide the ideal stage upon which the Executive Chef can stimulate the palate with fresh and innovative menus - the Long Pavilion offers fine dining with modern Australian cuisine in an elegant setting. Pebble Beach is located on the pebble shores of the Coral Sea and offers relaxed lunches with aromatic flavours of the South Pacific region. Both restaurants focus on local and national produce wherever possible and the emphasis is on healthy organic, simple and delicious dishes.
For a truly memorable experience step inside Spa qualia, which offers an extensive range of luxurious treatments designed to capture the essence of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. The six treatment rooms are designed to catch the sea breezes and take in the views of the Whitsundays - the spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
As well as exploring the island in your personal buggy, explorations by sea can include use of the complimentary paddleboards, kayaks, hobie cats and snorkelling gear or you can take a cruise to enjoy diving, fishing, island hopping, beach picnics and idyllic sunsets over the Whitsundays.
When to visit
Seeing the Whitsunday's from above is a must! Take a helicopter ride to Whitehaven Beach, where you will have this expansive white sandy, turquoise seas beach to yourselves to enjoy a champagne picnic.
Situated on the secluded northern tip of Hamilton Island and surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland. One of the Whitsunday group of 74 islands, Hamilton Island is located a little south of neighbouring Whitsunday Island.
Hamilton Island is the only Whitsunday island with its own commercial airport. Direct flights land here daily from Australia’s major international gateway airports: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns. The flight time is 2 to 3-hours.
Passenger ferries sail to Hamilton Island from Shute Harbour on the mainland. The ferry to Hamilton Island takes just 30-minutes, with scheduled services throughout the day.
Best of Both Worlds - Private Half Day Tour
Experience the Great Barrier Reef from both above and below sea level and indulge in this ultimate reef experience with the best of Reefworld and Whitehaven Beach in one unforgettable day.
Journey to the Heart
Experience the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and the world-famous Heart Reef from up above on this exclusive helicopter tour. You'll get to experience the iconic Heart Reef from above and below in an unforgettable way.
Private Yacht Charter on the Barrier Reef
A full day sail and snorkel cruise aboard a luxuriously appointed sailing catamaran is a great way to experience the Great Barrier Reef. Relax as your yacht is nudged casually along by tropical breezes in the balmy waters of the reef.
Sail and Snorkel to Whitehaven Beach from Hamilton Island
On the Edge is a large, spacious sailing catamaran design especially for day sailing adventures throughout Queensland's Whitsunday Islands.
Whitehaven Indulgence Helicopter Experience
A private helicopter day trip flying over the Whitsunday Islands for a beach landing on Whitehaven Beach, followed by a delicious picnic lunch.
Wildlife and Culture of the Daintree Rainforest Private Tour
Explore the 135 million year old Daintree Rainforest and the traditional Aboriginal lands at Cooya Beach on this cultural and wildlife tour of Tropical North Queensland.