Summer is almost here. That means it’s almost time to feel the sand, frolic in the waters, and bask under the sun. And what better way to do all these in one of the top 5 coastal style resorts in Australia! The land down under is known to boast some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. So, it’s no surprise that it also has some of the most luxurious beachfront properties.
But not all resorts are created equally. That means there are vacation places that focus on big groups or families and others on couples and people who love the nightlife. Whether you’re looking to party or relax, we’ve collected the top 5 coastal style resorts in Australia that will definitely cater to your needs.
Sal Salis, Cape Range National Park, Coral Coast, Western Australia
Driving 45 minutes up North of Exmouth or getting on a 2-hour flight from Perth will get you in Sal Salis, a resort come wilderness camp that is built on World Heritage-listed grounds. There are exactly 16 semi-permanent camping tents which are perfect for all types of people – families, couples, especially adventure-seeking groups. In fact, you can have a dip at the Ningaloo Reef where you can swim with humpback whales and whale sharks. The powdery white sand, topaz-colored waters and the starry skies at night make this place one of the unique coastal resorts in the world, the inside of the resort lives up to its surroundings with its beach coastal furniture.
Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland
The Sheraton Mirage is a 5-star resort hotel located north of Queensland in the seaside town of Port Douglas. If you want to wake up to the glorious Four Mile Beach, this is the resort for you. It is two hectares of tropical gardens, expensive restaurants, swimming pools, and an 18-hole golf course. You can also take a side trip to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest while staying here as both tourist spots are close to the resort.
The Byron at Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales
The Byron may be located in Australia’s most popular surfing spot, Byron Bay, but if you’re looking to unwind and find inner healing, this is the place to be. The resort offers free yoga sessions to its guests as well as a sauna and a two-kilometer rainforest. The onsite restaurant uses only organic produce sourced locally and the whole resort is built with sustainable coastal interior design.
Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Southern Ocean Lodge holds the number 10 spot in the world’s 10 Best Hotels and the fourth place in Travel+Leisure Magazine World’s Best due to the location, hospitality and interior style. It is located in Kangaroo Island and is situated on a cliff, giving guests an amazing view of the Southern Ocean coastline. The island itself is known for its rich wildlife. From sea lions to koalas, you can experience nature first-hand just by wandering around the resort. Southern Ocean Lodge can be reached by a 30-minute flight or 90-minute drive from Adelaide.
Pullman Banker Bay Resort, Cape Naturaliste, Margaret River Region, Western Australia
Are you one of those people who want to laze on the beach and drink wine all day? If you are, Pullman Banker Bay Resort is perfect for you! It is located in the wine region of Margaret River so, naturally, wine tastings are inevitable. The resort caters to families, couples, and even large-scale events. And if you get bored with all the fancy activities, you can head out to the nearest caves or take a hike inside the forests. Pullman Banker Bay Resort is a 3-hour drive from Perth and the resort itself is a contender to be contain some of the best Perth interior design on offer.