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The do’s (and don’ts) to staying on Hamilton Island

There is a dazzling array of Hamilton Island accommodation to choose from, but which to book? We have the essential do’s and don’ts to help you book your Hamilton Island holidays.

Loving your Hamilton Island holiday from the moment you arrive is all in the details. But it’s these that are often hard to find on the first page of your internet search. Whitsunday Holidays have identified the ultimate list to ensure the difference when booking your Hamilton Island getaway.

1. Do: Book the right location

The Whitsundays is a collection of over 74 tropical, sun-drenched islands with Hamilton Island the largest and best-serviced of them all. Because of this, accommodation is in abundance with so many holiday options. Plus, with so much to do in the Whitsundays, it is difficult to know where to start.

With a portfolio of privately owned, self-contained Apartments, Villas and Houses across Hamilton Island, spa resort Daydream Island and famous 5 star Hayman Island, Whitsunday Holidays can recommend the perfect accommodation to suit your style. They even boast a range of boats for self-skippered charters, fully crewed sailing yachts or luxury motor yacht charters.

2. Do: Look for special touches

Wish to be tendered too from the moment of arrival? From valet services to private sunset tours of the islands, Whitsunday Holidays can cater to any client whim.

From being met by a valet at the airport, or ferry terminal, and whisked to your 5-star accommodation. Or book a helicopter tour or private fishing charter to experience this spectacular tropical paradise without having to lift a finger.

Balcony views looking out at the waters of bedroom and balcony views of a Hamilton Island holidays
Balcony views, Whitsundays

3. Do: Cater to your own tastes

While there are ample ways to drink and dine on Hamilton Island, self-contained accommodation offers a relaxed way to eat, where you can cook and cater to your tastes at your own leisure. A fully equipped kitchen with plenty of high-end appliances and a balcony BBQ for an easy cook out with sundowners after a busy day of water sports and sun drench beach escapades, makes for the perfect way to unwind.

bedroom and balcony views of a Hamilton Island holidays
Whitsunday Holidays

4. Do: Book ahead and plan your Hamilton Island holiday

Beyond swimming in pristine waters or sun-soaking on sandy beaches, there’s always an abundance of exciting events happening in the area. For runners, visit in April for the annual Hilly Half Marathon or in June for the Great Whitehaven Beach Run. For foodies, arrive in July for the Great Barrier Feast. Have a need for speed? Participate or watch the Audi Regatta in August. Plan ahead to ensure you mix leisure with your favourite pleasures.

5. Don’t: Be left in the lurch

Whitsunday Holidays is a boutique group of Hamilton Island experts on hand seven days a week to take care of all your holiday desires. Their team has in-depth knowledge and a passion for the Whitsundays and Hamilton Island to ensure your Hamilton holiday is beyond expectations. 

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