The Reef House

LOCATION: Palm Cove, Queensland, 4879, Australia.

Famous for our luxury escapes The Reef House is an iconic boutique hotel overlooking the Coral Sea in the tropical village of Palm Cove.

99-107, Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, 4879, Australia

boutique colonial style accommodation overlooking palm cove beach

Famous for our luxury escapes The Reef House is an iconic boutique hotel overlooking the Coral Sea in the tropical village of Palm Cove.  Relax in the adult’s only pool, revive with yoga, aqua aerobics and cocktail making classes or rejuvenate in the multi-awarded Reef House Day Spa. Finish your day with complimentary drinks and canapés served in the Brigadier’s lounge before dining under the stars in the awarded Reef House restaurant.


unique experience in the heart of palm cove

The Reef House Boutique Hotel and Spa is a North Queensland treasure providing the opportunity to relax and revive for over 47 years. Located only 25 mins by car from Cairns, our boutique property offers relaxed beach house ambiance and tranquillity for the perfect tropical escape in the absolute heart of Palm Cove.

The Reef House encompasses intimate, friendly ‘our house’ service and attention to detail providing an indulgent holiday experience. Our aim is to provide guests with an exceptional stay that exceeds your expectations.

We maintain a relaxed, boutique feel and offer a range of holiday packages, providing our guests with the very best in luxury Palm Cove accommodation.

The Reef House is an adults only retreat for ages 16 years and over, designed as an exclusive escape for rest and relaxation.


tropical north queensland experiences

We are very fortunate to be surrounded by two World Heritage listed areas, the incredible Great Barrier Reef and the lush Daintree Rainforest dating over 400,000 years old.

There are so many different tours and experiences to choose from, that we recommend you talk to our Luxury Concierge who can provide expert local advise and knowledge for the tour that suits you.


rainforest & adventure

From chasing waterfalls in the Atherton Tablelands to horse riding through the rainforest, here are our favourite adventure tours.

  • Waterfall Wanderers
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Back Country Bliss Adventures
  • Paronella Park

Scenic Flights

This will be an experience to remember for years to come, perfect for a special occassiona or romantic proposal.

Choose from a helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef or a Hot Air Balloon flight over the Atherton Tablelands.

  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • GBR Helicopter Flight


sports & recreation

If you love the great outdoors and staying active why not go on a fishing charter, enjoy a round of golf or explore Palm Cove with a leisurely bike ride.

  • Cairns Reef Fishing
  • Golf in Port Douglas
safari & wildlife

Experience the incredible wildlife of Tropical North Queensland first hand at Hartleys Crocodile Park, or discover the ancient Daintree Rainforest with Billy Tea Safaris and hand feed wallabies and spot rare wildlife.

  • Billy Tea Safaris
  • Hartleys Crocodile Park
  • Cairns Aquarium
wine & dine

If you consider yourself a bit of a foodie, we highly recommend the below tours for a delicious and authentic food & wine experience in Tropical North Queensland.

  • Brett’s Outback Tasting Adventures
  • Flames of the Forest
  • Favourite bevies and bites

wellness escapes in palm cove

retreat to the reef house for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation.

If you’ve been craving an opportunity to escape your ordinary world and truly reconnect with your mind, body and soul, the Reef House is the perfect destination for you.

Indulge in the art of slowing down with blissful spa treatments, deep breaths, indulgent moments and nourishing dining experiences. Feel your tensions unravel the moment you step inside the Reef House and do as little or as much as you like, from beachfront yoga to dining experiences, aqua aerobics to spa treatments and so much more.


To learn more visit: www.reefhouse.com.au

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