facebook twitter pinterest instagram You Tube

Sneak Peek: Bedarra Island, North Queensland, Australia

Jenna Hockema

Bedarra Island reopened this month on a private island off the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, Australia. It had been ravaged by Cyclone Yasi in 2011. The sustainable island resort is located about four miles off the coast of Mission Beach, surrounded by a tropical rain forest, and has just seven villas to accommodate up to 14 guests at one time. The secluded villas offer expansive ocean views with private outdoor areas, and four have private plunge pools. There is restaurant and bar, and activities include tennis, paddleboarding, snorkeling, scuba diving, nature-trail walks, fishing a private reef, and sailing charters. The all-inclusive rates start at about $950 a night. (+61.7.4068.8233, www.bedarra.com.au)

Read Next Article >>
The new packages help kick off the track’s inaugural Bing Crosby horse-racing season this fall…
Photo by Jackie Caradonio
With its unhurried expansion of the Cheval Blanc brand, LVMH is slowly but surely redefining the...
Phuket, Thailand The rocky bluff that dominates portions of this island’s west coast is a...
Various packages are available for the experience at the Venetian hotel, which runs from December 5...
The capital city’s design gurus are redefining going Dutch.
Guests can stay in a one-bedroom suite inside a three-story sculpture that looks like a seated...
The exceptional experience marks the Central California wine retreat’s 15th anniversary…
The $250 million hotel is a modern reflection of the city’s rich past…
The design of the rebuilt safari camp was inspired by a scaly anteater native to Africa…
From Mexico to the Maldives, these elite beach retreats offer a warm embrace to winter travelers…