Romance & Couples

Best Resort in Australia

Best Resort in Australia

Our luxury resort qualia, has once again been named Best Resort at the 2013 HM Awards, taking the title for an impressive sixth consecutive year. qualia has been awarded the Best Resort accolade every year since opening. A member of Relais & Châteaux, it’s not hard to see why this luxury Great Barrier Reef resort [...]

The Great Barrier Feast at qualia 2013

The Great Barrier Feast at qualia 2013

Hosted by highly respected restaurant critic and columnist Simon Thomsen, this gourmet weekend provides guests the exclusive opportunity to immerse themselves in a ‘behind the scenes’ experience and learn directly from world-class chefs Peter Gilmore, Dan Hunter and Alastair Waddell in a world-class setting. Reserve your seat at the table for the Great Barrier Feast [...]

A Portrait Photo to Treasure

A Portrait Photo to Treasure

You see the Hamilton Island Photography team around the place quite a lot – during events, at activities, at weddings and with various groups of people getting their ultimate Hamilton Island souvenir – a portrait set in a tropical paradise. Hamilton Island Photography has a team of professional photographers available for portrait sessions at many [...]

The Best in the World

The Best in the World

Best in the World….Perfect….That’s quite a claim! Well, qualia’s guests have spoken. Earlier this month qualia was named Best in the World and Best Resort in the Oceania region in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. If that wasn’t enough, qualia scored a perfect 100 in all categories including Rooms, Service, Food, Location, [...]

A window table at Bommie

A window table at Bommie

We had a lovely dinner at the Bommie restaurant last night, the signature restaurant at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club. Now in its third year, Bommie Restaurant is now headed by chef Nicholas Gomez Duran. Nic was born in Pamplona, Spain and has bought a new vibe to the Bommie menu. This evening we had [...]

Birthday Bliss at Spa qualia

Birthday Bliss at Spa qualia

I found heaven on earth at spa qualia. As a birthday treat, my other half and I treated ourselves to a Wine Lovers spa ritual. How appropriate! The treatment rooms at the day spa at qualia are lovely, and enormous, and beautifully quiet and private (with the cold southerly blowing I ruled the line at [...]

Stunning new Hamilton Island Video

Stunning new Hamilton Island Video

We are excited to share with you our new Hamilton Island video – we hope you enjoy!

Bliss at Spa wumurdaylin

Bliss at Spa wumurdaylin

What a sublime way to spend an afternoon. I entrusted myself to Nicole at Spa wumurdaylin for a 90 minute facial that had me so relaxed that the condition lasted for the rest of the day. From my greeting at the door by Maja to the lovely, private ‘withdrawing room’ after my treatment, Spa wumurdaylin [...]

Romano’s Italian Dining

Romano’s Italian Dining

My new favourite place to dine on the island is Romano’s. In fact we have eaten there twice in the last month! Both times we have taken the children early in the evening and enjoyed a lovely Italian meal. Romano’s has a great Italian inspired menu for adults with kid’s options too. All that plus [...]

I ❤ Hamilton Island Facebook Contest Winner announced

I ❤ Hamilton Island Facebook Contest Winner announced

Congratulations to Fiona C, who took out the I ❤ Hamilton Island Valentines day promotion. We asked our Facebook fans to pen a poem in 25 words or less about a romantic escape to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island. Fiona wins a 3 night romantic nights at the Reef View Hotel [...]

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