"A private world of sensory perfection."

Found on the secluded northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, q­ualia offers guests complete luxury in a relaxed setting. With an ultimate focus on deep sensory experiences and authentic Australia which focus on exceeding guests expectations. qualia is surrounded by all the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef. The atmosphere will leave you feeling fresh and rejuvenated with the mesmerising calmness which fills the air.

Location:Fly or take a ferry to Hamilton Island, from where you will be transferred to the resort.
Perfect for:Honeymooners or couples as romantic escapes!
Why we love it:a sun-drenched location with truly sensual experiences.
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qualia is the ultimate sensory experience of complete relaxation. qualia’s elegant private pavilions capture the Whitsundays beauty of a blue horizon edged with islands. qualia’s private guest-only facilities provide the ultimate relaxation of two swimming pools, soothing treatments and yoga at Spa qualia, a choice of casual and formal fine dining at two private restaurants, a fully-equipped gym, and a tranquil library. The resort’s Business Centre services are available 24 hours, and in pavilion dining is available.

This award-winning resort is globally recognised as the best resort in Australia along with the most romantic getaway by established bodies such as Conde Nest and Trip Advisor. qualia offer a unique expression of Australian luxury, they continue to set the benchmark in global luxury travel by providing distinctly Australian experience which focuses on exceeded guests expectations.

From the moment you are met at Hamilton Island’s airport or marina, you’ll enjoy the superior facilities of a world-class boutique resort. The concierge team will put the finishing touches on your journey, catering to your every whim to ensure you are elegantly immersed in the wonder of qualia and the Great Barrier Reef.

qualia’s exquisitely designed pavilions promise privacy and luxury on Hamilton Island’s secluded northern tip. Each of qualia’s 60 light-filled pavilions face the water and are surrounded by lush tropical bushland within the resort. Natural tones of timber, stone and glass reflect the serenity of qualia’s Whitsundays locale, subtly framing the seafront setting and providing sweeping views from every room.

Leeward Pavilion

qualia offers a Leeward Pavilion that has been configured for easy wheelchair access, as well as providing all the standard Leeward Pavilion facilities. Key features include a private outdoor garden area with water views, wide internal door spaces, fully accessible bathroom, including appropriate hand railings and a suitably lowered duel hand basin. There are no steps throughout the pavilion (balcony and courtyard included) and all fittings have been suitably height adjusted.

Windward Pavilion

qualia’s north-facing Windward Pavilions are each complete with their own private plunge pool, soothing decor and expansive Coral Sea and Whitsunday Island views. Shaded by Eucalypts, the Windward Pavilions’ breezy louvre windows, polished timber floors and floor-to-ceiling glass provide a uniquely Australian hideaway.

Beach House

Relax with friends in the elegant dining area, swim laps in the private swimming pool and embrace the tranquillity of this secluded Beach House retreat. Generously proportioned and designed in a light and airy open-plan pavilion style, the central living area opens to panoramic views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands.

The Beach House ambience is elegant, laidback and sophisticated. Walls disappear in the creatively designed open space, with dining seating for 10, a kitchenette and fully appointed entertainment area.


Sailing and boating
Golf course
Tennis court
Spa qualia
Air tours
Sunset cruise
Palm Beach Charter
Snorkel safari
AWOL luxury motor yacht charter
Explore snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef
Renegade fishing charters
Jet Ski tours
Art classes
Off-road adventure tours
Hamilton Island mini golf
Whitehaven beach getaway by Helicopter
Hamilton Island photography
WILD LIFE Hamilton Island
Reefworld Fly/Cruise
Reef and Beach explorer by seaplane
Heart Reef and Whitehaven stop over by helicopter

Long Pavilion Dining

The long Pavilion offers guests the finest Australian produce served on a horizon edged with encircling islands, backlit by the setting sun’s rays. The modern Australian menu uses ocean-fresh flavours of the South Pacific region. This relaxing dining experience will leave in awe, from the flavoursome food to mesmerising scenery with natural mood lighting.

Pebble Beach Dining

A contemporary dining restaurant, which celebrates Australia’s diversity of produce, culture and cuisine. Pebble Beach highlights qualia’s island setting as shadows lengthen into the afternoon and chilled cocktails are served by the infinity-edge pool. In the evening, Pebble Beach is transformed into qualia’s signature dining experience. Food is contemporary Australian cuisine featuring seasonal, sustainable and ethical produce sourced from the like minded farmers, producers and artisans around the country. Dishes are produce and flavour focused. Expect an Asian lean to menus coupled with European technique and aesthetic.

Each elegantly presented dish is a work of art, and Pebble Beach fine dining is complemented by premium Australian and imported wines from the restaurant’s superb sommelier-compiled wine list.

King bed
Lounge area
Stone ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower
Gourmet minibar
STD/ISD telephone
Broadband internet access
DVD player (by request)
Flat-screen TV with complimentary movies on demand
Iron and ironing board
In-room safe
Central heating, air conditioning and ceiling fans
Non-smoking rooms
Use of electric golf buggy
On-island transfers
Exclusive to guests over 16 years.
Swimming pool
Fully-equipped gym