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Colonial Beach House

Colonial Beach House Ambience & Tranquility

Famous for our Luxury Escapes we are an iconic boutique hotel overlooking the Coral Sea in the Tropical village of Palm Cove.
Relax with Adults Only Pool, Complimentary Drinks and Canapes each evening, Guest Lounge with Honesty Bar, Aqua Aerobics, Cocktail Making Classes and the multi-awarded Reef House Day Spa.

“This unique resort hotel is not cast in the corporate mold; instead, it has history and pedigree, making it a Queensland treasure with heart and soul. Thanks, everyone, for a magical tropical experience.”

- Marshal

Boutique Colonial Style Accommodation
overlooking Palm Cove Beach

Our unique colonial style is befitting the houses' rich history, reflected in its white plantation style buildings and cool south pacific decor. Nestled amongst lush gardens and emerald pools you'll immediately feel at home in our luxury rooms, suites and apartments. COVID Update.

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Brigadier King Studio

Brigadier King Studio

  • Tropical pool or garden views
  • Private patio and balcony
  • Romantic couples love swing
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Verandah King Room

Verandah King Room

  • Tropical pool or garden views
  • Colonial South Pacific decor
  • Private balcony
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Verandah King Spa Suite

Verandah King Spa Suite

  • Tropical pool or garden views
  • Stunning four poster beds
  • Private couples spa
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Brigadier King Spa Room

Brigadier King Spa Room

  • Oversized couples spa
  • Private patio and balcony
  • Romantic couples love swing
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Ocean View King Room

Ocean View King Room

  • Studio style living space
  • Balcony with Coral Sea views
  • Colonial South Pacific decor
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Reef Suite Ocean View Spa Apartment

Reef Suite Ocean View Spa Apartment

  • Two Bedroom, two Bathroom
  • Large Living Space
  • Oversized spa on balcony
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Villas & Apartments

  • Self-contained facilities
  • Perfect for families & groups of friends
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The Reef House

Your Colonial Beach House Indulgence includes:

  • Gin infused welcome drink & cold towel upon arrival
  • Complimentary Brigadier's punch & canapes served in the Lounge at twilight from 5pm
  • Experience the Honesty Bar at the Brigadier's Lounge, a tradition originating from Brigadier Thomson's Officers Mess
  • Refresh with a cold towel at 11am each morning served around the pools
  • Local tropical sorbet served around the pools at 3pm
  • Swim or relax in our adult only tranquility pool or heated mineral pool

Enjoy a variety of activities:

  • Aqua Aerobics in our heated mineral pool
  • Stretch and Breathe classes with our qualified yoga instructor
  • Enjoy "Reef House Mixology" our interactive cocktail classes
  • Unlimited use of our vintage style cruiser bikes & fishing rods
  • Exchange your book at our guest library, play board games, try our adults sketch kits, or borrow a DVD

In pursuit of creating unforgettable experiences for our guests

Tropical Regards,
Wayne Harris - General Manager

Reef House

Perfectly Located Accommodation in The Heart of Palm Cove

The Reef House 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 tranquility for the perfect tropical escape in the absolute heart of Palm Cove.

The Reef House & Spa 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 for couples, providing our guests with the very best in Luxury Palm Cove accommodation.

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