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Private Resort Residences & Luxury Vacation Rentals
Location Details
Tucked away in an exclusive precinct on Hamilton Island’s northern-most tip, qualia’s 60 private pavilions look onto the Coral Sea and the Whitsunday Islands. Touch down at Hamilton Island Airport, 16 kilometres from the Queensland coast, and your secluded pavilion at qualia is just minutes away by VIP transport. Hamilton Island is fringed by coral in the World Heritage-listed magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef. One of the Whitsunday Group of 74 islands, Hamilton Island is located a little south of neighbouring Whitsunday Island and the brilliant white sand of Whitehaven Beach.
General Information
qualia PL. (Kwah-lee-ah) ‘‘A collection of deep sensory experiences.’’ qualia is a unique Australian expression of world-class luxury. This resort immerses guests in a relaxed atmosphere, offering personalized and intuitive service. qualia is a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses.

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Private Resort Residence Amenities

Leeward Pavilion are southwest-facing, the freestanding and provide Hamilton Island luxury accommodation in Australian tropical island style. Louvers allow the sea breeze to flow through, and the comfortable lounge area leads to a private sundeck shaded by Eucalypts. Cool polished floors and timber details, a subtle color palette and stylish décor, create a uniquely relaxed beach house ambience.

Room Details

qualia offers a choice of 60 individual pavilions, each with breathtaking views. There are spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Windward and Leeward) that provide an indulgent space to relax in and unwind, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. Or, there’s the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with its own guest pavilion. Guestrooms at Qualia offer iPod docking stations, DVD players, minibars, flat-panel televisions with pay movies and Oncommand video, coffee/tea makers., Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, and designer toiletries. Business-friendly rooms are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge), desks, and direct-dial phones. Guestrooms provide clock radios, slippers, air conditioning.

Guest Services

Concierge, activities team, 24-hour front desk, a library, business services, currency exchange, airport transportation (complimentary), dry cleaning/laundry service, complimentary breakfast, multiple conference/meeting rooms, doorman/doorwoman, gift shops or newsstand, tours/ticket assistance, wireless (high-speed) Internet access, limo or town car service available, marina on site, medical assistance available, multilingual staff, porter/bellhop, safe-deposit box at front desk.


The Long Pavilion is ideally suited for breezy breakfasts. In the afternoon, it transforms so guests can enjoy cocktails and then formal dining in the evening, which includes qualia’s signature degustation menu with seven courses and an accompanying wine cellar.
The Pebble Beach restaurant is located by the water’s edge. It offers contemporary Australian informal lunching at its best. Then guests can relax into the afternoon and enjoy the sun-drenched terrace and beachside cocktail bar.
Alternatively, guests can also order in-room platters, or discover other restaurants on the Island in their personal golf buggy.


Two serene pools, scuba, snorkel, kayaking, two 16-foot Hobie catamarans, bushwalking trails, guided garden walks


The private beach looks onto the Coral Sea and the Whitsunday Islands.


One of the world’s most spectacular settings for a round of golf is just minutes away from qualia by ferry or helicopter at Australia’s only championship island golf course, the Hamilton Island Golf Course on Dent Island.


Spa qualia, which offers an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. Spa qualia is an all-encompassing, sensual experience with facilities including Roman baths, an invigorating Swiss shower, a steam room along with an open air yoga and meditation pavilion.


The fitness center’s state-of-the-art equipment includes four treadmills, three cross trainers and resistance machines. Yoga classes are available.

Nearby Attractions

Waterfront Marina Village, Passage Peak, Great Barrier Reef

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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