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Rooms and Suites at Lizard Island Resort

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The Pavillion

The Pavillion ( 139m2 )

Positioned high above the Coral Sea, The Pavilion offers spectacular 270 panoramic views. Positioned high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of...

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The Villa

The Villa ( 154m2 )

The introduction of The Villa has set a new aspiration for accommodation on Lizard Island. The Villa is secluded, sitting atop a ridge and commanding...

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Beachfront Suite

Beachfront Suite ( 87m2 )

Set along Anchor Bay, with captivating sea views and pathways leading directly to the beach. Interiors seamlessly blend the indoors and out in an eleg...

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Garden View Room

Garden View Room ( 44m2 )

Designed for a relaxing stay with easy access to the Lodge and Beach Club. Perfectly located for ease of access to the natural beauty of Anchor Bay. B...

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Ocean View Plunge Pool Villa

Ocean View Plunge Pool Villa ( 55m2 )

Set high on Sunset Bay offering filtered sea views and easy access to a string of beaches. Ocean View Villas are set high on Sunset Bay offering filte...

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Garden View Suite

Garden View Suite ( 62m2 )

The Garden view Suites provide you with secluded privacy and easy beach access. The balconies that each of the Gardenview Suites enjoy, provide the gu...

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Ocean View Villa

Ocean View Villa ( 59m2 )

Ocean View Villas are set high on Sunset Bay and offer filtered sea views. Enjoy easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Only steps from the beac...

Lizard Island Resort



Lizard Island Resort - Great Barrier Reef. As the northernmost resort on the Great Barrier Reef and a luxury lodge of Australia, Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. This is just one wonderful Lizard Island fact that makes it like nowhere else. The hour flight from Cairns allows you to take in the reef's true majesty and scale, and the resort is literally on the reef - no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. The only resort located on a 1,013-hectare National Park and literally on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, offers seclusion and natural privacy that you will cherish.

All-Inclusive Includes

In every Lizard Island stay and in all of the Special Offers are the following inclusions - Luxury accommodation, gourmet meals daily, Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, A fine selection of wine, beer, basic spirits, and sparkling wine, Your own in-room mini-bar, restocked daily, Deluxe picnic hampers for private beach outings*, Access to a motorized dinghy to explore the many beaches*, Unlimited use of stand up paddle boards* Unlimited use of Clearview sea kayaks. Snorkeling gear for the duration of your stay. Please note: Lizard Island caters to children 10 years old and over.

With only 40 rooms and villas and your choice of private beaches, escape to your own private beach for a day exploring the reef, taking in the incredible nature around you, and all while never seeing another person. In a world of over 7.5 billion people – this experience is designed for just two. Exploring and experiencing Lizard Island can be enjoyed by taking part in several guided tours, either to the inner and outer reefs, the Research Station or on nature walks and challenging hikes to the top of Cook's Look.

Alternatively, you can explore the island on a self-guided tour, taking in the beauty at your own pace. Essential Day Spa is designed as a natural extension of the resort's calm tranquility, encouraging you to relax, rejuvenate, and re-balance. Private and couple treatment rooms and a full menu of relaxing and treatments are offered. Fresh, local produce from the coast, mainland hinterland, and waters of tropical north Queensland drive the daily menu with seasonal variety and flavors inspired by the many cultures that make up the local area's melting pot. At Lizard Island, to deliver an experience is the aspiration, ambiance, and service that is warm, welcoming, professional, and passionate.

The Great Barrier Reef

Lizard Island is on the Great Barrier Reef – meaning the reef and all of its wonders are yours to explore straight off the beach or just a short boat trip away. The Great Barrier Reef spans over 2300 kilometers and is listed as one of the World's Natural Wonders. Lizard Island's unique location on the reef places it at the center of inner and outer reef systems and fringing reefs, all forming a critical part of the ecosystem that is home to the most diverse, colorful, and intriguing marine animal and plant life.

The wonders of Lizard Island's location means that you have the rare privilege of simply stepping off the beach and snorkeling onto parts of the reef- witnessing the wonders of Giant Clam gardens and schools of tropical fish both big (the resident Groper, Simon, is over 200 kilos and likes to hang about close to shore) and small, manta rays, turtles and coral. Literally minutes by boat from the inner and outer reef systems with many fringing reefs to stop and explore on the way. No photographs can prepare you for the wonders, colors, and diversity of marine and plant life in the waters around Lizard Island – that is why you are invited to visit and witness why Lizard Island is like nowhere else.

The Accommodations

Lizard Island presents elegant yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation in various rooms and suites. All of the Lizard Island Resort rooms and suites offer serene luxury and a private location on the Great Barrier Reef in which to enjoy your stay. The Villa has set a new aspiration for accommodation, privacy, and service at Lizard Island. Sleeping up to five guests, The Villa is secluded, sitting atop a ridge and commanding uninterrupted views across Sunset Beach and the Coral Sea. Perched high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of Sunset Bay, The Pavilion combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270-degree panorama of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island, and Sunset Beach.

Set in a broad sweeping arc along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main lodge and restaurant, Beachfront Suites offer captivating sea views, and each has a private pathway leading directly to the beach. Disabled access rooms are available. Ocean View Villas are set high on Sunset Bay. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Select Ocean View Villas have their own private plunge pool. Gardenview Rooms and Suites are located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach's natural beauty.

Wine & Dine

''Salt Water Restaurant'' - Simple and relaxed, Salt Water Restaurant is in an idyllic setting, allowing you to take full advantage of the 180-degree ocean views whilst enjoying the stunning food inspired by the freshest local produce from the waters around the island and from the hinterland of the mainland – much of which arrives on daily flights. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served at Salt Water, with menus changing daily.

''Private Beach Picnic Hampers'' - With a range of beaches to select from, you can select your own picnic basket content the night before and then following day, take your picnic by a private dinghy and motor to a beach of your choice, or have one of the Marine team drops you off and return later to collect you at a predetermined time. The true luxury of this signature Lizard Island experience is that you will have your chosen beach to yourselves. Private beach picnics are included in your Lizard Island stay.

''Degustation Beachside Dining'' - Two private beach pavilions sit on Anchor bay – each commanding spectacular views of the nightly sunsets. Here you will enjoy a 7-course degustation menu with accompanying wines. Be sure to reserve early as these are one of the most popular dining experiences on the island, and book out.

''Driftwood Bar'' - In the evening, enjoy pre-dinner drinks at Driftwood, where you get the chance to reconnect with others you may have met throughout the day – or – enjoy a drink watching the sunset. Lizard Island wine and beverage list are inclusive in your stay – however – if you wish to select from the much-acclaimed Cellar list – there will be an additional charge.

''Marlin Bar'' - When you arrive at the Marlin Bar, it is like stepping back in time – as the Bar remains almost untouched from its original rustic style and ambiance that has thrilled sailors, guests, and deep-sea fishermen since the 1970s. One concession to this has been introducing a wood fire pizza oven, inviting you to enjoy a stroll down the boardwalk, and enjoy authentic pizza and a glass of wine in this iconic location. Marlin Bar opens on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Monday is beef and burger night, Wednesday is pizza night, and Friday is tapas night.

Lizard Island Food & Wine Events

Great food and wine are just a must to do on Lizard Island – the culinary and cellar teams have a passion for creating events where the food and wine are elevated to new heights. Partnering with guest chefs and boutique and leading vineyards – inviting you to subscribe if you would like us to share with you details of upcoming events.

Experiences

Experience Lizard Island on the reef, on land, or in the spa's tranquility. Guided and self-guided activities include snorkeling, diving, paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, visits to the Research Centre, tennis under night lights, morning yoga on the beach, and indulgent spa treatments.

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Why we love this hotel

  • As the northern most resort on the Great Barrier Reef, and a luxury lodge of Australia, Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world.

  • Lizard Island Resort, is literally on the reef -no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.

  • Your stay at Lizard Island Resort is all-inclusive including luxury accommodation, Gourmet meals daily Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages.

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Good to know about Lizard Island Resort

The best time of year to visit Lizard Island is generally from June through to December, which are the Winter and Spring times and the best time to visit this part of Australia. Warm and inviting.
Lizard Island allows for children 10 years and above all year round and is a wonderful way for families to experience and learn more about one of the Earth's wonders that is the Great Barrier Reef.
Lizard Island is open all year round, with a High Season occurring during the Festive period of Christmas and New Year.
Cairns Airport (CNS) is a one-hour light aircraft transfer from Lizard Island.
The amazing experiences on Lizard Island range from snorkeling and diving on the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, private beach picnics on one of the island's 24 pristine beaches, use of your own motorized dinghy to go exploring the bays and beaches of the island, game fishing, other non-motorized water sports such as SUP's, clear-view kayaks paddleboards. Guided or self-guided bush walks are also available. Guests can also indulge in a spa treatment at the beautiful Essentia Day Spa or try yoga on the beach or on a paddleboard. There are also tours available to the Lizard Island Marine Research Station run by the Australian Museum.
There are two restaurants on Lizard Island. Salt Water restaurant and the Marlin Bar.
Simple and relaxed, Salt Water is the idyllic setting to take full advantage of the views along the seascape. With an accent on fresh seafood and superb local produce, the daily changing menus draw on the flavours of modern Australia with infusions and flavours from Asia and Europe.
Marlin Bar - When you arrive at the Marlin Bar it is like stepping back in time - as the Bar remains almost untouched from its original rustic style and ambiance that has thrilled sailors, guests, and deep-sea fishermen since the 1970s. One concession to this has been the introduction of a wood fire pizza oven; we invite you to enjoy a stroll down the boardwalk and enjoy authentic pizza and a glass of wine in this iconic location. Marlin Bar is open on Wednesday evenings for pizza night and Sundays for tapas.
The gourmet restaurant, Salt Water is the main ding option on Lizard Island and is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With an accent on fresh seafood and superb local produce, the daily changing menus draw on the flavours of modern Australian with infusions and flavours from Asia and Europe.
Prior to arrival, the hotel invites guests to advise the team of any dietary requirements so that they may tailor their food offerings to that guest based on those requirements.
Breakfast service is from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM in Salt Water restaurant.
The resort is beachfront and has direct access to the beach only meters away.
Complimentary Activities:

Explore Anchor and Watson's bay on a glass bottom paddle ski
Motorised dinghies (10 in total)
Snorkeling equipment and lessons
Tennis - day and night with all equipment supplied
Picnic hampers for romantic and secluded beachside lunches. Must be ordered previous night
Paddle ski tours
Nature slide presentations
Gymnasium
Self Guided nature walks

Other Activities (charges apply):
Diving and snorkeling trips to Reef
Diving courses
Full or half day private game fishing, Black Marlin season is from September to December
Essentia Spa treatments
Research station tours
Lizard Island dive and fishing charters on MV Fascination
Champagne sunset cruises
Sunset Beach Degustation
Interpretive glass bottom boat tours
There is a floodlit tennis court. All equipment is supplied on a complimentary basis.
Yoga is an activity that is provided and can take place indoors or on Anchor Bay Beach or even while floating on paddleboards on Anchor Bay.
The Essentia Day Spa is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.
From massage to special treatments for the face, hands, feet, and body as well as water therapy and Essentia Signature Treatments, you will emerge from the sanctity of Essentia, feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Where body and mind are transformed, organic is high performance and eco is synonymous with luxury…
Be inspired to rest, relax, restore, and become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself. Enter the world of iKOU, brought to you from the pristine World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains, Australia. Be indulged with Australian fruit & flower extracts and ancient traditions and immerse yourself in a skillfully crafted fusion of global spa culture.
All rooms enjoy a turndown service every evening on Lizard Island.
The in-room guest amenities include tea and coffee making facilities.
Complimentary Watersport Activities include:
Explore Anchor and Watson's bay on a glass-bottom paddle ski
Motorized dinghies (10 in total)
Snorkeling equipment and lessons
Paddle ski tours
Kayaks,
Stand-up Paddleboards

Other Activities (charges apply)
Diving and snorkeling trips to Reef
Diving courses
Lizard Island has a PADI diving facility offering a number of different diving courses and options.
There are complimentary beach lounges and cabanas.

The information provided is circumstantial - and is not indefinite in accuracy. Changes may have occurred.

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