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Lizard Island

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Lizard Island


 
 
 
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Lizard Island - Lizard Island. Copyright Lizard Island.

Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. Our hotel is located right on the Great Barrier Reef, with 24 powdery-white beaches and 40 luxurious suites.

Dining is one of our Great Barrier Reef hotel's many pleasures. Ospreys Restaurant embodies the resort's understated elegance. The menu, which changes daily, is fresh and creative, showcasing the finest local produce and freshest seafood.

In the 2010 US Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards (Category 'Top 20 Resorts Oceania') Lizard Island ranks 8th. Lizard Island was voted second in the category 'Best Australian Resort' in the 2009 Gold List Awards. In 2008 Lizard Island was voted as the top hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific and one of the top 100 hotels and resorts in the world at the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards.

Lizard Island is accessed by air from Cairns Airport in northern Queensland, Australia. Cairns Airport is accessible from all major Australian airports and directly from some cities in Asia.

Note: There is no mobile phone coverage on Lizard Island.



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Overview



It begins with a special place. Your place - your own personal island retreat on the Great Barrier Reef. Beautiful, natural and wild and the most northern Great Barrier Reef resort, Lizard Island is a place reserved for the fortunate few.

The beaches are plentiful, 24 in all, with fine powdery white sand, undisturbed but for the occasional footprints. Your island is for snorkelling, if you choose, or deep-sea game fishing, or diving at The Cod Hole, one of the world famous dive sites just a short boat ride away. Enjoy secluded picnics on private beaches, five star cuisine and indulging spa treatments.

It's for splendid accommodation - room for only a few but a choice between private villas, suites, or a pavilion. Watching the sunset on a day-bed overlooking the water, it's easy to be lulled into the deep peace that comes with being in your own beautiful world on Lizard Island.

Little wonder your island consistently makes the Top 10 Hotels of the World list.

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Review date:   November 18, 2017 9:02PM
 
Review:   My wife Maureen and I had the pleasure of staying there. It is truly a magical place. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food was out of this world. The room was very comfortable and the view was out of this world. Even though it’s far from New York I will try to go back and swim in the corals with the fish.
 
Author:   kambiz zangeneh
 
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Review date:   October 21, 2017 4:28AM
 
Review:   I stayed in the Lizard Island Resort during the last week of September and had such a wonderful time. If I had to describe this place in a few words - which may not be fair - I would say: privacy, pristine waters, untamed nature, breathtaking beaches. Fortunately, I was able to stay there for 7 days, and I would have been really sorry If I had chosen to stay less than this. There are plenty of activities to do and the resort is very organized about this. They were always trying to accommodate everyone's preferences and made all possible efforts to meet our expectations. The food was delicious and the picnic hampers are definitely a must. The ocean view rooms are gorgeous. I'm already missing my days there when I used to wake up and have my morning tea looking at the turquoise sea from a comfortable window seat. If you have chance to go to this place, don't think twice. It is a unique experience. It is going to be tough to find a place to beat this.
 
Author:   Genara Prescendo
 
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Review date:   September 13, 2017 11:01AM
 
Review:   I enjoyed gourmet menus, different every day. Free-flowing juices cocktails champagnes beers wines were all inclusive. Two private tables right on the beech. The difficulty of getting there added to the charm.
 
Author:   dd jj
 
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Review date:   August 13, 2017 9:13AM
 
Review:   Sublime little piece of paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. The service and staff were impeccable as well as friendly welcoming. If you can swing it treat yourself you will enjoy too.
 
Author:   Robert Mizrahi
 
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Review date:   November 1, 2017 3:46PM
 
Review:   I rode a sea turtle there. Definite 5 stars.
 
Author:   Sean Fuller
 
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