qualia’s 60 elegant and luxurious pavilions are set amongst native eucalypts and 30 acres of lush tropical gardens on the northernmost tip of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays.

Each exquisite pavilion has been handcrafted from the finest timber and stone, with full walls of glass framing sweeping views of the Coral Sea and tropical bushland. Witness the Whitsundays’ legendary sunsets from the private sundeck of your freestanding southwest-facing Leeward Pavilion or bathe in your private infinity-edge pool under the shade of eucalypts in your Windward Pavilion.

This resort is a haven of peace and tranquillity, created to sit harmoniously within its natural surroundings and unsurpassed beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy elegant fine dining at qualia’s Long Pavilion or relax by the pavilions infinity-edge pool and take in the views of the island-dotted horizon.

The waterfront Pebble Beach Restaurant is exclusively for qualia guests and offers a relaxed and informal environment for lazy lunches and afternoon drinks. Recline on a sun lounger by the Pebble Beach climate-controlled infinity pool or go snorkelling or sea-kayaking directly off the beach to explore the nearby coral gardens.

Guests have access to over 65 different activities on Hamilton Island as well as a variety of complimentary Signature Experiences at qualia including culinary classes and tastings, catamaran sailing, local beach drop-offs and guided qualia walks. Diving, sunset cruises, flight-seeing tours to Whitehaven Beach or cruises to the Outer Barrier Reef can be arranged for an additional charge or included as part of a qualia Luxury Package.

If you are in search of some pampering, Spa qualia is a sanctuary where you can relax and indulge in invigorating spa treatments and wellbeing therapies.

qualia is exclusively for adults and guests aged 16 or over.


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Accommodation Options

60 individual pavilions, including the Beach House with its own private guest pavilion; ideal for guests in need of extra space. 

Room Amenities: Air conditioned, ceiling fan, complimentary Wi-fi, DVD player, flat-screen television, hairdryer, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, mini-bar.



Leeward Pavilion
leeward pavilion
There are 33 Leeward Pavilions each with polished wooden floors and wide decks, south-west facing with views of Dent Island and offering legendary Hamilton Island sunset vistas.
Windward Pavilion
windward pavilion
The 26 Windward Pavilions feature floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious living area and large private deck with private infinity-edged pool.
Beach House
beach house
The ultimate in luxury island living, this two-bedroom Beach House is generously proportioned and sits above a secluded beach with panoramic views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands. The Beach House has a large infinity-edge lap pool, large living and dining area and two bedrooms.


Departure Airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham, Glasgow

Arrival Airport: Hamilton Island

Flight Time: 25 hours 50 minutes via Cairns

Transfers: 10 minutes

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