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Lizard Island Resort

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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Lizard Island Resort

Summary of 38 verified reviews


Excellent beach hotel. Great rooms and fantastic service. Beautiful beach.

Lizard Island Resort on Lizard Island is the northern-most resort located directly on the Great Barrier Reef, with 24 powdery-white beaches and 40 luxurious suites. Enjoy secluded picnics and sunset beach dining on private beaches, five star cuisine in the beautiful Salt Water restaurant and indulgent spa treatments in the Essentia Day Spa. Relax in style in premium accommodation and take in the wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef – right on your doorstep.

Lizard Island presents elegant, yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation in a variety of rooms and suites. All of the Lizard Island Resort rooms and suites offer serene luxury and a private location on the Great Barrier Reef. With an accent on fresh seafood and superb local produce, the daily changing menus draw on the flavors of modern Australian, Asian, and European cuisine. Lizard Island offers an extensive range of activities to ensure guests make the most of their Great Barrier Reef.

Please Note: This hotel property may offer both all-inclusive and room-only rates. Please read the rate description information carefully and contact us if you have any questions about what's included in the room rate.

Lizard Island welcomes children 10 years and older.

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Beautiful, natural and wild and the most northern of all resorts on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island is a place reserved for the fortunate few featuring luxuriously understated accommodation, the finest local produce and contemporary cuisine, indulgent treatments at the award-winning Azure Spa and secluded gourmet picnics on private beaches.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance will also receive the following amenities:

  • All-Inclusive
  • $100 Resort Credit
  • Upgrade
  • VIP Status
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
  • WiFi
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance. A $100 USD resort or hotel credit is provided once during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate and no cash value if not redeemed in full). Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Lizard Island Resort
  • PMB 40 Cairns
  • Lizard Island
  • Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
  • Australia

Location Summary
Lizard Island is 240km north of Cairns and 27km off the coast of North Queensland. The island is a National Park covering 1,013 hectares with 24 sandy beaches and a lagoon. The resort is accessible from Cairns.

There are scheduled daily flights to Lizard Island by private charter. These flights booked for guests through our reservations team. The 60 minute flight offers spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef and the coast, en route to Lizard Island.

Directions to Hotel
Lizard Island is accessible only by private charter from Cairns Airport in northern Queensland, Australia. Cairns Airport is accessible from all major Australian airports and directly from some cities in Asia.

Please note: Transfer flights are not included as part of your accommodation charges/prices for Lizard Island unless specified as part of a package.
Disabled Access
Some Anchor Bay Suites offer disabled access.
Fine Dining On Site
Enjoy 5 star dining from dawn to dusk at Saltwater Restaurant - the idyllic setting to take full advantage of the views along the seascape for a special dining experience on Lizard Island. Guests can also enjoy private beach picnics and sunset beachside degustations.
Executive Retreat
Lizard Island is perfect for incentive groups of up to 6 rooms or the Resort is also available for sole use booking.
Child Programs
Lizard Island welcomes children 10 years and older.
Pool Outdoor
Freshwater swimming pool.
Spa Facility
The Essentia Day Spa offers a range of massages, facials, and other body treatments.
Tennis Courts On Site
Tennis courts available for use night and day, the equipment is supplied.
24 sandy beaches and a lagoon.
Glass bottom boat tours.
Ecological Tourism
Experience the natural island wonders on a guided interpretive walk or view the marine and terrestrial presentations, scheduled throughout the week, with the naturalist.
Fishing - Ocean
Full or half day private game fishing.
Self-guided island walks and nature trails.
Sunset Wine & Cheese Cruise.
Scuba Diving
Diving and Snorkeling trips to the Inner or Outer Reef.
Theatre Museums
A facility of the Australian Museum, the Lizard Island Research Station is dedicated to supporting the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the Great Barrier Reef.
Recommended Rooms
Set high on Sunset Bay and providing sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Select Sunset Point Villas also have the added luxury of a private plunge pool.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Theatre & Museums

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