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Last 5 reviews
Such an amazing place. Great views & Nature Walks. Friday we drove up & arrived to our destination & notice cars all over the joint, there were many gaps, cars not parked properly, we couldn’t park in the car park because we couldn’t fit so we ended up parking on the main grass area. (Please put car park Lines). We walked up a steep hill to the reception with our luggage & OMG that’s my cardio for the week. There is a sign at the car park that has information on it to call assistants & I walked straight passed it. Grrrr Reception ladies were very polite & willing to send help with our luggage to our room. We had a ball exploring our room, the view was amazing. We stayed at Coral Sea Bungalow, we exploded the path to the views/Look out & onto the Beach. We were the only people there so we took a lot of photos with out any one there. Dinner time we sat down close to the viewing area & the waitress was very nice & took care of us & everyone that was there that night. Never had to ask for assistance. We ordered only mains & drinks. The food was yummy. At night it was very windy & overcast, We didn’t mind the noise at night at all. Although, having to go on the balcony to look at the view, was a mistake as one of my fake eye lashes flew off my face lol, a lot of laughs we had there & it’s a great place for couples & we do recommend the Coral Sea Bungalow room. We would like to also Thank our buddy, Lincoln for his help & putting up with us. 🤪
A simply wonderful experience
I booked two nights for my wife Marianne’s birthday, 21/08 We know Thala from many visits for coffee, breakfast and walks on the beach. An amazing place. Staying there is more than next level. We were treated to an amazing room / cabin, just lovely meals, genuinely caring staff, from porters to front desk and in the restaurant . You can do nothing, or go along with the fabulous walks, tours and special pampering spa treatments. The birdlife and fauna is simply breathtaking. We saw so many birds, monitor lizards, sea turtles, fish, dolphins....the list goes on. Do yourself a favour.....if you want a unique and special experience.....serenity and so much more, go to Thala. We intend to go every year!
Simply the Best
We have stayed at Thala Beach three times. On our most recent visit we received some of the very best and most generous service experienced on any of our travels. It's an absolutely beautiful place with first class accommodation, restaurant, and other facilities (if not as modern and glitzy as some people might like). The staff couldn't be more welcoming and helpful - nothing is too much trouble. If you want a truly relaxing break in a stunning natural setting, and a few days being treated royally, look no further.
Something Very Special
Located in one of the most beautiful places North Qld has to offer is this luxurious Nature Reserve. The staff at Thala are almost as beautiful as the view my room offered. Nothing on earth will ever be so exquisite as the picturesque view of Great Barrier Reef framed by luscious tropical trees accompanied by the sound of the local birds and the beach. Immerse yourself in seclusion and luxury while the staff happily cater to your every desire from massage packages to any kind of cocktail you can imagine. The Osprey Restaurant is the perfect place to indulge in the modern yet familiar menu with, again, another view that will never be forgotten.
Outdated and not 5 star
After several months of study and work it was time for a break for myself and my wife. We were looking for a relaxing getaway to unwind and recharge. Let me start with the good. Location, close to both Port Douglas and Palm Cove Thala Beach Nature reserve is well positioned with captivating views. The staff are friendly and drifting off to sleep to the sound of the ocean each night was bliss. However, while the cabins are clean and well presented they are outdated. After check in and a quick buggy ride to our room the one point that the gentleman was very pleased to point out was that the resort had been plastic free for years....maybe he forgot to check the bathrooms. so, what's in the room/on offer, Tea and coffee selection that you would find at any road side motel/hotel, no nespresso or coffee pod machine no WIFI a king bed that is NOT a king bed no in room dining unless picnic hampers count, lucky Port Douglas is a short drive away. No robes or slippers no Foxtel/Stan/Netflix or similar no movies, you can borrow a old DVD from reception but it costs $30 deposit and I recommend you bring your own pillow unless you like "pancake" pillows. At least the rooms are value for money. All of this or lack there of for around the $400 a night for just the room. Maybe the food is where the resort gains it's stars. Unfortunately not. Breakfast was poor and far to expensive for what was on offer. A quick drive to port Douglas or palm cove presented several places that offer far better food and far better prices. And looking at the lunch and dinner I was glad Port Douglas was just up the road and palm cove around the corner. The beach is a short stroll away and has hammocks and sun lounges.... unfortunately they to are run down and faded and the beach shack, Herbie's, looks like it has been closed for many years. To summarise, great location, peaceful surroundings with friendly staff so if you are looking to relax and get away from the noise of the city and recharge this could be for you. However, if you are looking for value for money, keep driving.
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