Whether you're dreaming of exploring tropical landscapes or just taking it easy, Queensland's Port Douglas holds plenty of appeal. Situated in its heart, the new Oaks Resort Port Douglas provides all the essentials for a loved-up sojourn. Ready to go where the palm trees sway? We thought so.
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Discover a North Queensland paradise
A tropical paradise an hour north of Cairns, Port Douglas bears all the hallmarks for a romantic getaway – palm-fringed golden sands, picture-perfect sunsets, magical rainforest and a laid-back atmosphere.
Calling this spectacular destination home, Oaks Resort Port Douglas is just moments from it all. A short walk from beloved Four Mile Beach, the stylish hideaway also offers the perfect base for those wanting to discover the famous Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Set amongst lush exotic gardens, this oasis has all the makings for a dreamy beach escape or an excitement-filled adventure… or a bit of both.
Unwind in style
You'll be in holiday-mode as soon as you retreat to your stylish guest room or apartment at Oaks Resort Port Douglas.
After checking in, relax on your balcony and take in beautiful garden or pool views, or unwind in your in-room spa bath to kick things off right. Or, take a rejuvenating dip in the resort's luxurious lagoon-style pool, sip cocktails at the swim-up bar or indulge with a massage at the on-site spa. However you choose to spend your stay, you're sure to feel refreshed and ready to enjoy all that Port Douglas has to offer.
Toast the occasion
Looking to up the romance? Sharing a sensational dinner at the resort's sleek Oaks and Vine dining room is a must-do. Surrounded by emerald gardens and a tranquil pond, it's an ideal spot for sharing a bottle of wine and sampling delicious flavours.
If you're looking to keep things simple, pick up a few gourmet goodies in town and prepare an intimate dinner-for-two in your own private retreat. The resort's spacious apartments are decked out with a kitchenette, making a romantic in-room dinner an enticing option.
Indulge the senses
Keeping the vibes chilled, Oaks Resort Port Douglas boasts its own fabulous spa – don't miss a visit to this gem.
Our advice? Feel totally recharged with the Ayurveda-infused Deep Massage & Bodywork treatment. Using herbal medicated massage oils that are specially selected to your own needs, the spa's experts will work to heal, calm, soften and soothe your muscles – perfect for a relaxing escape.
Marvel at natural wonders
Mix a laid-back getaway with a little excitement when you explore the marvellous Port Douglas region and its famed surrounds. With one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World (the Great Barrier Reef) and the Daintree Rainforest right on your doorstep, there's plenty here to get your heart racing. Take to the skies with an exhilarating helicopter ride, spot colourful marine life when you go snorkelling or experience some white-knuckle action when you zipline through the scenic Daintree. Once-in-a-lifetime getaway? Tick.
There's also plenty of enchantment to be found in the Port Douglas township. Discover fantastic cafes and boutiques, only a leisurely stroll from Oaks Resort Port Douglas. And soak up the sunshine at the aptly named Four Mile Beach. Blessed with long stretches of sand and crystalline waters, this postcard-ready icon is every bit the Australian beach idyll, steps away from your breezy home-away-from-home.
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