Lizard Island is a tropical island off the coast of Australia’s North Queensland on the Great Barrier Reef. The island itself is part of a protected national park, also called Lizard Island, which includes part of the national treasure that is the reef. The resort is situated in the heart of this secluded island and has access to no less than 24 white powder beaches for guests to explore. A holiday at Lizard Island Resort is sure to be a true beach escape from the city and crowds as the island is only accessible by private charter from Cairns.
The accommodations of the resort include 40 private villas, with one and two bedroom options, private decks, private plunge pools, 270 degree views of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach, living rooms, kitchen facilities and one and two bathrooms with soaking tubs. Each suite is also equipped with fully stocked mini bars, bath robes and complimentary beauty products. The suite options range from The Villa, The Pavilion, Anchor Bay Suites, Sunset Point Plunge Pool Villas, Sunset Point Villas, Beach View Suites and Beach View Rooms.
Lizard Island Resort offers many ocean related activities to keep you entertained during your stay on the Island. Guests can enjoy access to gym and tennis facilities if they feel like breaking a sweat or alternatively, can enjoy a leisurely nature walk where you should be sure to remember your camera as a stroll through the protected parks can often present many opportunities to capture the beauty of the native wildlife. Guests should be sure to bring their sunglasses and good few pairs of swimmers as they will spend most of their in or on the water. The resort also offers many activities that take place off-land, in the glorious tropical waters that surround the island. Guests can bring their own wetsuits and snorkel gear or hire some there and head out on a snorkelling tour on one of the resorts glass-bottomed boats, book a diving course or for the more adventurous traveller, book a night diving experience run by the resort to experience a different perspective of the Great Barrier Reef.
The Salt Water Restaurant is the resorts own restaurant which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is changed daily which is based on modern Australian cuisine, with mediterranean and asian influences and emphasises the fresh seafood of the region. The Driftwood Bar and Wine Cellar is a relaxing place to have a drink by the pool and wind down from the day's adventures and take in the breathtaking views. If you feel like taking your holiday to the another level of decadence, then you can indulge in a sunset beach side degustation dinner prepaid for you by the Salt Water Restaurant, in your own private marquee on the beach.