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Great Barrier Reef


Great Barrier Reef
Hamilton Island, Queensland, 4803, Australia
TEL: 61 (2) 9433-3349

Bordering the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island has long been a popular vacation spot. And now Qualia, a 60-bungalow retreat on the secluded northern shore, is helping redefine Aussie luxury. Owner Robert Oatley, founder of Rosemount Estate wines, invested about $65 million, hiring some of Australia’s leading designers to create a richly spare hotel where kwila hardwood, granite, and hoop pine emphasize the surrounding landscape. Qualia’s name comes from the Latin word meaning “a collection of sensory experiences”; the prevailing ethos here is one of deep, restorative calm. Expansive windows maximize Coral Sea views, and the sound of lapping waves can be heard from open-air breezeways, patios, and terraces.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast Included
  • Business Center
  • Beach Resort
  • Concierge
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Gay Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Island Resort
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Tennis
  • Turndown
  • Water Sports
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 60

Number of Restaurants: 2

Number of Pools: 2

Year Opened:



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