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Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Experiences – Beach Getaways, Romantic Escapes, Golf Getaways

Getaway Experiences
  • Sailing on a catamaran through the stunning Whitsunday Islands
  • Culinary experiences like The Talk & Taste Session
  • Hamilton Island Golf Club 
  • Journey to the Heart tour, an iconic adventure
  • Scenic Flights over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Swimming, Snorkeling & various water sports 
  • Spa at Qualia 
  • Stunning ocean views from various vantage points at the resort
  • Personal beach drop offs with a picnic lunch.
  • One of the best Australian Spa’s  
  • The focus on modern Australian cuisine 
  • Explore the stunning Great Barrier Reef
  • Sunset from Pebble Beach
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
infinity pool overlooking the sea

Qualia (pronounced kwah-lee-ah) in Latin means "a collection of deeper sensory experiences".  Qualia  is one of Australia's premiere luxury accommodation options. Its private pavilions are fringed by the coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsunday Islands. Qualia's distinctive style combined with it's sun-drenched location and intuitive service makes it a luxurious retreat. Premium facilities and an acute eye for detail make it a special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind and completely spoil the senses.


Qualia is situated on the secluded northern-most tip of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, a group of 74 continental islands lying off central Queensland’s tropical coast.


Each of qualia’s 60 light-filled luxurious pavilions faces the water, surrounded by tropical bushland with uninterrupted views over the sea.

  • Leeward Pavillion

    Elegantly designed and beautifully furnished, the one-bedroom aouthwest-facing freestanding Leeward Pavilions have a private sundeck with eucalypts framing the ocean vistas. Furnished with comfortable sun lounges, the sundeck also has outdoor seating for enjoying the sun-dappled views over Hamilton Island and the Coral Sea. Cool polished floors and timber details, a subtle colour palette and stylish decor, create a uniquely relaxed beach house ambience. (Size 90sqm)

  • Windward Pavillion

    Qualia’s north-facing Windward Pavilions each complete with its own private infinity-edge plunge pool, provide flawless design, soothing decor and expansive Coral Sea and Whitsunday Island views. The secluded sundeck has comfortable designer furnishings for poolside reclining and the spacious pavilion has a light and breezy interior, highlighted by warm timber floors and expansive windows. There’s plenty of room to unwind in style in a Windward Pavilion, with a separate living area, bedroom and bathroom. (Size 120sqm)

  • Beach House

    The jewel in the crown of qualia’s luxury accommodation is the Beach House - a private beachfront hideaway. With the pure luxury of its own 12-metre infinity swimming pool surrounded by expansive furnished decks and tropical landscaped gardens the elegant Beach House is ideal for both hiding away and entertaining. The expansive lounge area has a luxurious amount of space along with its beautiful furnishings and designer details - the separate dining room can seat up to 10 people. The Beach House qualia has a separate bedroom with a private deck, and luxury toiletries are on hand for pampering in the spacious stone bathroom, with a bath and separate shower. Additional guests can stay in superb comfort in the separate guesthouse, with an ensuite bathroom and private deck. The qualia Beach House has a large flat-screen TV with complimentary movies on demand, DVD, CD, an iPod connectivity and mini bar stocked with gourmet goods. (Size 240sqm)

  • Sunset Pavilion

    The Sunset Pavilion at Qualia is located by the shore and next to a private helipad. Its westward orientation offers mesmerizing views of the surrounding islands, creating an ideal setting for admiring the famous Whitsunday sunsets and observing the bustling activities of air and sea enthusiasts. It features a spacious bedroom, a separate study, a fully-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. This pavilion flawlessly combines casual Australian luxury with self-catering amenities, ensuring guests can enjoy both comfort and convenience against the stunning backdr~op of the Whitsundays

  • The Residence

    Nestled on the secluded western side of Qualia, this three-bedroom residence epitomizes Australian luxury with sweeping, uninterrupted views of the coral Sea and surrounding islands. It features two bedrooms in the main residence and a separate guest house and boasts the largest layout at Qualia. The open-plan design seamlessly integrates a full kitchen, lounge, and dining area, flowing effortlessly onto two outdoor relaxation spaces. Here, a 22-meter infinity-edge lap pool invites indulgence, providing the perfect setting to unwind and soak in the evening sunsets.

Services & Amenities

  • Luxurious accommodation 
  • Various dining options 
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and sauna Qualia is the perfect place to unwind 
  • Exclusive access to Pebble Beach plus complimentary personal beach drop offs to selected local beaches on surrounding islands
  • Two infinity-edge outdoor pools
  • Water Sports
  • Chauffeur service around Hamilton Island 
  • Access to the Tennis Court 

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: US$ 3280 for a 2 Night package

Spa Qualia Indulgence 

Experience two of Spa Qualia's most popular treatments to capture the essence of Australia. This is the perfect getaway to relax and unwind and enjoy the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. 

Price from AU$ 1370 pp twin-sharing 

- 2 nights accommodation in a Leeward Pavillion
- 1 x 90 minute Driftaway ritual Massage at Spa Qualia 
- Breakfast 
- Non Alcoholic Beverages 
- Gourmet Dinner at Long Pavillion or Pebble Beach for one evening 
- Luxury airport transfers from Hamilton Island airport 
- 2-Seater Electric Golf Buggy 
- VIP Chauffeur service around Hamilton Island
- Non motorised water sports
- Complimentary Wi Fi 

Validity: 31 March 2025 (Blackout dates apply)
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  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
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