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Palm Cove Resort & Tropical Paradise

1/2/3/4 Bedrooms
swim outS

Welcome to Palm Cove, where beachfront luxury meets world-class service. This resort is located in Palm Cove, the gateway to Tropical North Queensland and features a range of studios and self-catered apartments. Some apartments include swim out pool access, private plunge pools or rooftops. Paradise awaits.

The resort lies just a short stroll to the south of the charming village of Palm Cove, bordering the Coral Sea with Double Island serving as a visual landmark just off shore, a popular secluded island frequented by celebrity guests. Palm Cove is 25 minutes north of Cairns Airport, 40 minutes south of Port Douglas and is 30 minutes away from the mountain retreat of Kuranda to the west. The relaxing village is flanked by centuries old paperbark trees lining the casual esplanade and is sheltered by swaying palm trees on the shoreline. These trees give the village its name and protect a strip of shops, restaurants and cafes, where life truly slows down.

This Resort is an upscale 5-star AAA rated resort with an intimate, boutique feel. The resort building shelters three pools, including an expansive lagoon pool with the Lagoon Bar at the centre. This poolside bar offers a casual alfresco lounge surrounded by lush gardens. The resort is just a minute walk from the beach, where you can stroll into the village for your morning espresso or an afternoon aperitif.

The resort offers luxurious facilities including the Temple of Tastes restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine, the Vie Spa which has a wide range of health and beauty treatments, a gym and a range of room types each with their own unique features.

Studio rooms are available for short stays, while a range of apartments are available for longer stays and offer spacious layouts for groups of friends and families. Swim out apartments include direct pool access from the balcony on ground level, penthouse apartments come with a private rooftop area and spa, regular apartments overlook the pools with private balconies and finally, private villas come with their own plunge pools and terraces. All apartments are stylishly furnished and well equipped with modern amenities. Whatever your taste, we have an apartment to suit your needs.

Select Retreats privately owns apartments at this Resort and provides direct access to other privately owned apartments and rooms.

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Key features

Room Types

Studio rooms
Apartments with balconies
Swim out apartments
Plunge pool apartments
Penthouse apartments
1, 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms
Various bedding options


Fully equipped kitchens
Dining areas
Entertainment areas
Spacious bathrooms
Indoor and outdoor furniture
Crisp white linen
Plush towels
Cleaning included
Air conditioning


Lagoon pool
Childrens pool
Adults pool
Beachside location
Lagoon Bar
Temple of Tastes Restaurant
Vie Spa
Free underground parking

Staying in Palm Cove

Palm Cove is a tropical village by the Coral Sea just 25 minutes north of Cairns and is the gateway to Tropical North Queensland. The quaint village combines a relaxed laid-back atmosphere with sophisticated bars, cafes and boutiques. The village is home to award-winning resorts, restaurants and spas and has been named Australia's Cleanest Beach over multiple years. Palm Cove is a tropical paradise and has an allure that will leave you wanting more.

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Palm Cove is the ideal hub for a relaxed getaway, an adventure filled journey or as a stepping stone to explore the wonders of Tropical North Queensland.

Thrill seekers will enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef, kayaking, wake-boarding or rafting, all activities available from Palm Cove and the nearby area seasonally. Intrepid explorers can enjoy sailing, a kayaking adventure around Double Island or a day-trip to the outer reef or popular Green Island.

For the slow travellers, relaxing by the pool must be high on the agenda or there are plenty of laid-back activities like the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, golf, rainforest walks, gorge swimming and plenty of shops, bars, galleries, markets and restaurants for all tastes.

Whether you're staying with family, friends or as a romantic holiday, honeymoon or wedding, Palm Cove is the ideal destination. If you feel the need to venture out, you'll be spoilt for choice of things to do and experiences that will take your breath away.

Things to do

  • Sea Temple Palm Cove Lagoon Pool
    Relax by the pools
    Palm Cove
    Explore Palm Cove
    Kuranda Scenic Railway
    Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Port Douglas
    Explore Port Douglas
    Daintree Rainforest
    Explore the Daintree
    Mossman Gorge
    Swim in Mossman Gorge
  • Great Barrier Reef
    Great Barrier Reef
    Great Barrier Reef Helicopter rides
    Scenic helicopter rides
    Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
    Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Things to know

Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 11:00

Earlier check-in and later check-out times may be available on request
How it works
Our privately owned rooms are operated by an externally-managed brand. This means check-in is offsite in Palm Cove and that's where you go to pick-up your keys. You don't have to go back on check-out. If you require a transfer to the resort from check-in, this can be arranged. Note: You cannot check-in at reception or chargeback from the restaurant to your room, you have to pay as you go. Otherwise, you have full resort access to all facilities

Resort features
Make a new enquiry to request a detailed list of resort features and facilities

Add-on services
Car hire
Cot with linen
Rollaway bed
Grocery delivery

A deposit of 25% is due to confirm your stay.
The balance is due 30 days before check-in

All payments are non-refundable

Detailed terms and conditions will be provided on booking


  • Glorious!

    It’s my first day back to work after 10 glorious days in Palm Cove how I wish I was still there. This is my second time that I have used your services for accommodation and I could not be happier. Our apartment was amazing more that we could ever have dreamed of and the service and help by the staff was at a very professional and friendly level. We appreciate all the teams wonderful dedication and hard work for providing such beautiful accommodation and services. Overall our experience was definitely a 5
    Vicki, AUS
  • Our stay was fantastic

    Dear team, our stay at Sea Temple was fantastic. Room 307 offered everything we needed, the view over the pool, comfort, size etc. Thank you and we will see you next time. Regards Lorraine & Robert Peters
    Lorraine & Robert Peters, AUS
  • 5-star stay

    Just got back to USA. The stay at your location was the highlight of our vacation. Your place definitely rates a 5.
    T Moz, USA
  • Perfect for a getaway

    Fantastic apartment for our family of four. The rooftop with spa and BBQ is huge, and the apartment was spotless with everything we needed. The pool is perfect for kids, and even though it was school holidays it was never too busy or noisy. Booking through Boutique Collection meant we couldn't charge things to the room but this wasn't an issue at all for us. The only downside is we couldn't access wifi but that is apparently changing. The resort is a short drive from town and as we had a hire car it was easy to get around and was nice being a little away from the main area. Would have no hesitation whatsoever in booking this again (and hope to do so!)
    Naomi, AUS
  • Keeps getting better, 5-stars

    This is my 4th visit and each time it just keeps getting better and better
    Jen Walker, AUS
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