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Circle of Luxury is redefining Cairns accommodation

Shangri-La The Marina boasts not only the best waterside Cairns accommodation. Now with their exclusive Circle of Luxury experiences – curated adventures tailored to your tastes – are redefining tropical travel in Queensland.

Cairns has long been the gateway to Tropical North Queensland and a go-to en route to the Great Barrier Reef. With its constant year-round warm climate, lush landscapes and water wonderlands, it’s a city that has evolved into a sophisticated travel destination ripe for adventure.

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, is the optimum base for North Queensland’s iconic attractions. Offering luxury Cairns accommodation overlooking the water by The Pier, that’s perfectly positioned to explore this exotic region between Great Barrier Reef and Queensland rainforests. Nestled between Trinity Inlet, the Coral Sea and Esplanade parklands by the majestic Marlin Marina in Cairns, daily boats, and road access make it easy to access these UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Circle of Luxury experiences

Best yet, Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, has partnered with local caretakers and custodians to create Circle of Luxury experiences to explore the area’s natural beauty with customised itineraries tailored to your tastes – all part part of a Horizon Club stay.

Beyond the Horizon: Cairns best accommodation

Every Circle of Luxury experience begins from the moment of your arrival. Be collected for the airport in Cairns in a chauffeur-driven car. Then whizz past reception with an exclusive in-room check-in to your luxurious Cairns accommodation, Horizon Club suite.

Rooms boast a large balcony that overlooks the Marlin Marina or Trinity Bay. While inside, a King-sized bed layered with 800-threadcount 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and a pillow menu ensures bedtime is beyond blissful. A bathroom with separate shower is lightly perfumed by L’Occitaine toiletries. Add the latest technologies, from music to movies, and a customised mini bar to complete your waterside hotel haven.

Plus, you have access to the exclusive Horizon Club Lounge with its full range of privileges.

Horizon Club suite boasts water views © Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Extraordinary Queensland encounters

Circle of Luxury experiences from Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, bring the best of the Queensland tropics to you.

Indulge in an exquisite dining experience that’s captured by a professional photographer. Take a helicopter flight over the reef or hit the waters on a sustainable Coral Sea sightseeing tour with a Master Reef Guide. Hike with local experts into the rainforests of the Mount Hypipamee National Park with its walking trails and epic waterfalls.

From helicopter flights to unique off-site dining © Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Allure of the seas

Allure is the perfect vessel to explore the Great Barrier Reef in style. The 47-foot Riviera, moored in Marlin Marina, is only steps from Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns. Snorkel around pristine reef then drop anchor beside the golden sand of a remote island beach. Or cast a line to try your luck at deep-sea fishing. It’s an utterly indulgent white-boat experience complete with expert local crew and an on-board chef to make your bespoke dining menu.

Allure boat
Experience the Great Barrier Reef in style on the Allure © Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Beyond the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns is a cosmopolitan city with much to explore and a customised Circle of Luxury experience goes beyond the waters. Via a one-to-one consultation, Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, will uncover your travel tastes to create a bespoke itinerary tailored to your every wish and whim.

Beyond water led adventures, take a shopping trip –  complete with champagne and caviar. And a personal shop assistant at T Galleria by DFS. It’s Queensland’s fashion mecca of high-end shopping outlets of the world’s most exclusive luxury labels. Or hire a luxury car to discover Queensland’s Far North at your own pace, and in style. Navigating the region’s best driving routes, from the Tablelands Waterfall Circuit to Great Barrier Reef Drive.

Join the (Horizon) Club

Positioned on Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, private mezzanine with its majestic water and mountain views, Horizon Club Lounge is a relaxed nautical setting with all-day dining. Enjoy breakfast to late-afternoon cocktails with canapes, and Shangri-La’s personalised service. That includes free wi-fi, garment pressing and a shoe-shine service, and use of the boardroom by arrangement.

This article was produced with content supplied by Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, and is a Signature Luxury Travel & Style digital exclusive. Be the first to see more exclusive online content by subscribing to the enewsletter.