Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Private Road. 5078 Capt Cook Highway, Oak Beach, QLD 4877 AU
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4.5 Star property Near Oak Beach
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Based on 516 guest reviews

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  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
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08/19/2022 - 08/20/2022
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Summary of 364 reviews

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Rated 94/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing and close to the city center. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Beautiful beach.

Pool

96/100
20 reviews

Great pool.

Service

95/100
123 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception. Recreation staff is nice.

Location

94/100
66 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Wellness Area

92/100
9 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Beach

92/100
37 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Amenities

90/100
32 reviews

Nice building.

Room

84/100
111 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views. Out-of-date, poorly maintained rooms with bad bathrooms and beds.

Food

83/100
115 reviews

Well-varied menu, containing great food, but spendy.

Cleanliness

67/100
12 reviews

Quite clean.

WiFi

58/100
7 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

42/100
9 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 89/100 based on reviews from couples.

Great pool. Great wellness & sports facilities.

Pool

97/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

Service

97/100
29 reviews

Friendly service.

Location

96/100
21 reviews

Great location.

Beach

90/100
16 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Amenities

89/100
9 reviews

Great amenities.

Food

78/100
31 reviews

Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless.

Room

75/100
30 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views. Beds need improvement.

Breakfast

34/100
5 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from families.

Friendly service. Great location.

Location

93/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Service

92/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

77/100
5 reviews

Great room.

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing and close to the city center. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Beautiful beach.

Pool

96/100
20 reviews

Great pool.

Service

95/100
120 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception. Recreation staff is nice.

Location

94/100
66 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Wellness Area

92/100
8 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Beach

92/100
37 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Amenities

90/100
31 reviews

Nice building.

Room

84/100
110 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views. Out-of-date, poorly maintained rooms with bad bathrooms and beds.

Food

83/100
114 reviews

Well-varied menu, containing great food, but spendy.

Cleanliness

67/100
12 reviews

Quite clean.

WiFi

58/100
7 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

42/100
9 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from couples.

Great view. Great wellness & sports facilities.

Pool

97/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

Service

97/100
29 reviews

Friendly service.

Location

96/100
21 reviews

Great location.

Beach

90/100
16 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Amenities

89/100
9 reviews

Great amenities.

Food

78/100
31 reviews

Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless.

Room

75/100
30 reviews

Lovely rooms with pleasant views. Beds need improvement.

Breakfast

34/100
5 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from families.

Friendly service. Great location.

Location

93/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Service

92/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

77/100
5 reviews

Great room.

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Property description

Located in Oak Beach, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is by the ocean, a 1-minute drive from Oak Beach and 5 minutes from Mowbray National Park. This 4.5-star resort is 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from Four Mile Beach and 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from Great Barrier Reef.

Grab a bite at Osprey's Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the beach bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 83 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Digital programming along with DVD players are provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Oak Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Macalister Range National Park - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Wet Tropics of Queensland - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Mowbray National Park - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Kuranda National Park - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Wildlife Habitat - 11 km / 6.9 mi
Wangetti Beach - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
Mowbray Conservation Park - 11.7 km / 7.2 mi
Four Mile Beach - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Four Mile Beach Park - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Great Barrier Reef - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - 14.9 km / 9.3 mi
Macrossan Street - 16.1 km / 10 mi
Port Village Shopping Centre - 16.7 km / 10.4 mi

The preferred airport for Thala Beach Nature Reserve is Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 51.8 km / 32.2 mi

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Oak Beach? This resort has facilities measuring 1615 square feet (150 square meters), including a conference center. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 15 km.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Shopping on site
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 150
  • Limo or town car service available
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Number of beach bars - 1
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • On private beach
  • Multilingual staff
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Meeting rooms
  • Number of buildings/towers - 83
  • Year Built - 1998
  • Total number of rooms - 83
  • Number of floors - 1
  • No elevators
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Full-service spa
  • Wedding services
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Library
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Free valet parking
  • Computer station
  • Terrace
  • ATM/banking
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1615
  • Concierge services

Airport & shuttle information

Cairns International Airport situated 54 km South of Thala Beach Lodge. Seat in coach transfers at A$32.00 p/p one way. One way taxi fare of A$175.00

Local shuttle info: 8 services to and from Port Douglas daily. First service at 10h30 and last returning at 21h30. Cost of AU$10.00 p/o one way.

Pet friendly?

Pets not allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 31.50 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 45.00 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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