Whitsunday Islands, Australia
This ultimate tropical paradise is set on a stunning private island, with over a kilometer of unspoiled white sand beach, in the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland.
Surrounded by unrivalled natural beauty, this newly refurbished, luxury boutique resort is the epitome of style and sophistication. Offering unrivalled service, world-class facilities and sublime accommodation, this private-island resort will appeal to couples and families seeking a peaceful and indulgent escape in a spectacular setting.
One&Only Hayman Island features a spa, three pools, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, tennis courts, golf course and kid’s club.
Spacious and elegant rooms, suites and villas are located in three different areas of the resort: the newly refurbished One&Only Hayman Wing, the Pool Wing and the Beach Wing. Chic interiors feature contemporary décor, lavish bathrooms and balconies or terraces with spectacular views of the ocean. Some rooms also come with their own pool. For those wishing to indulge, the Penthouses are stunning and include one designed by renowned fashion designer, Diane von Furstenberg. Family accommodation is available.
One&Only Hayman Island offers an array of memorable gastronomic experiences at its six world-class restaurants. Enjoy haute-cuisine with a strong Australian influence at signature restaurant Fire; decadent Saturday brunch at Pacific; or Asian delights at Bamboo. Romantic private dinners and gourmet picnics can also be arranged, in a variety of enchanting settings.
The resort is situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, and there are plenty of unforgettable adventures to be had for everyone. Learn to dive; go snorkeling or sailing; explore the island on foot; play tennis; hit the gym; or enjoy a thrilling helicopter or seaplane ride. Waterskiing is also available. Less energetic pursuits include lazing by the pool or indulging in a blissful massage at the lavish spa.
One&Only Hayman Island is hugely family-friendly and offers a wealth of activities for children. Babysitting can also be arranged.
Top tip: The six-course banquet at the Chef’s Table is a must.
One&Only Hayman Island Information
- Location: 55 minute luxury yacht transfer from Hamilton Island Airport
- Accommodation: 160 rooms
- Activities: Diving, snorkelling, fishing, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, helicopter and seaplane adventures, tennis, golf, kids only culinary class
- Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Spa, Massage, Sauna, Tennis Court, Golf, Squash court, Entertainment Center, Business and Conference facilities, Babysitting
- Weather: The best time to visit is between April and October
- Children: Welcome
- Price Guide: From USD 680 for 1 night in a Hayman Lagoon Room, for two pax