Lizard Island Resort
For a truly luxurious island escape swept away from the rest of the world, look no further than Lizard Island resort.
The Northernmost resort on the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll have unspoiled access to colorful coral gardens, 24 private beaches and 40 beautiful suites and villas – many with panoramic views of Anchor Bay, Sunset Beach and Osprey Island.
Run by professional and attentive staff, any whim can be catered to and any activity can take shape. Enjoy packed picnic lunches at the water’s edge, partake in some of the best diving in the world at nearby Cod Hole, or simply sit back with a good book by your own private plunge pool.
Sip champagne while the sun sets, indulge in an incredible gastronomic experience or take a catamaran cruise to discover a new sandy cay.
At Lizard Island Resort, you’ll feel the stress of daily life melt away into the sand, only to be replaced with relaxation and rejuvenation that lasts.
LIZARD ISLAND RESORT LOCATION
Just an hour-long flight out of Cairns, Lizard Island is incredibly accessible for feeling so far removed. Should you be coming from a further part of Australia, flights to Cairns can be arranged from any other capital city, and then it’s just a short scenic transfer to the paradise that awaits.
Located 16 miles off the coast of North Queensland, Lizard Island experiences two distinct seasons: winter, with its warm temperatures and hardly any rain, and summer, with its higher temperatures and rainfall. Diving is at its best at this distance away from the coast, and the famous Cod Hole is incredibly close by. Book an afternoon to swim with fish larger than you've ever seen and enjoy the surprise when they come close to feed out of your hand.
Lizard Island resort boasts a multitude of room options, best decided based on the number of guests and your preferred view of choice. Set atop a soaring ridge, The Pavilion has 270-degree panoramic views along with a wraparound deck, a 26-foot plunge pool and space for two people to feel as if they’re the only ones in the world. Alternatively, The Villa is ideal for a family retreat, allowing up to five guests and children aged 10 and above.
The Beachfront Suites offer private pathways to the beach, and the Oceanview Villas – perched high up on Sunset Bay – have incredible views over the sparkling Coral Sea. These villas are particularly private, with easy access to a string of secluded beaches elsewhere on the island. Whether you want to gaze out to surreal sunset views or feel the sand beneath your feet, Lizard Island's rooms can meet all your requests.
The Villa Louis Roederer champagne greets you upon arrival to The Villa, a two-bedroom private paradise. A master bedroom with ensuite and freestanding bath is balanced by a second bedroom with cascading rain head shower, perfect for two couples traveling together or a family with kids over 10. An open-plan lounge and dining area, kitchenette, and double doors leads to an expansive outdoor balcony, where an impressive 26-foot plunge pool is lined with outdoor lounging and dining furniture. Spend days sailing around the island or lazing by the pool – by evening canapés and drinks will be served in-villa while the sun sets over the Coral Sea.
The Pavilion Privately perched upon a soaring ridge, The Pavilion is ideal for a couple. One spacious bedroom is designed in neutral tones and luxurious, natural fabrics, while just adjacent lies a beautiful bathroom with deep standalone tub and separate shower. A small kitchenette with bay window marks the perfect place for a morning coffee, while sliding doors lead to the outside deck and gazebo with plunge pool beyond. In addition to standard room amenities, The Pavilion includes Louis Roederer champagne upon arrival plus evening drinks and canapés served by a personal food & beverage valet.
Beachfront Suites Perfectly positioned in the arc of Anchor Bay, the Beachfront Suites offer uninterrupted beach access. Leave your snorkel and fins on the outdoor deck to have them ready on a whim or grab one of the beach bags and beach towels to settle out front upon the sand. An outdoor daybed acts as a sanctuary to shade yourself from the sun, and your room is fully equipped with amenities like air conditioning, a television, phone, Bluetooth speakers, fully-stocked minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, bath robes, premium bath products, a hair dryer, iron and evening turndown service.
Oceanview Plunge Pool Villas The Oceanview Plunge Pool Villas combine the best of both worlds: access to a collection of secluded beaches and the indulgence of your own private plunge pool. A small oasis perched high along a ridge, this villa features a padded box seat in a bay alcove with unspoiled views of the Coral Sea, plus amenities like air conditioning, a television, phone, Bluetooth speakers, fully-stocked minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, bath robes, premium bath products, a hair dryer, iron, beach towels and bags and evening turndown service.
Oceanview Villas Enjoy access to a collection of secluded beaches and one of the best views on the island in an Oceanview Villa. A padded box seat in a bay alcove is the perfect spot to curl up with a book, or you can open the doors to the outside deck and let the outside world sweep in. Amenities are the same as in an Oceanview Plunge Pool Villa, however this room does not have a private pool.
Gardenview Suites Intimate, warm and welcoming, the Gardenview Suites are spacious with a separate bedroom and living room. A private deck is surrounded by a naturally wild landscape, beyond which you’re conveniently close to the Lodge’s Saltwater Restaurant, Driftwood bar, pool and spa. Amenities include air conditioning, a television, phone, Bluetooth speakers, fully-stocked minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, bath robes, premium bath products, a hair dryer, iron, beach towels and bags and evening turndown service.
Gardenview Rooms The Gardenview Rooms at Lizard Island Resort are smaller than the rest, though they still hold plenty to brag about. Enjoy the lush, tropical landscape surrounding your room from the private deck or wander a path for direct beach access. Inside, a premium sound system, LCD smart television and Apple docking station tops of the list of amenities, along with air conditioning, a fully-stocked minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, bath robes, premium bath products, a hair dryer, iron, beach towels and bags and evening turndown service.
- Gourmet meals
- Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
- Select fine Australian and New Zealand wine, beer, spirits and champagne at Salt Water Restaurant and Driftwood Bar and Wine Cellar
- Picnic hampers
- In-room mini bar
- Use of non-motorized water sports and motorized dinghies