Romance & Couples

Above and Beyond the Call

Above and Beyond the Call

An unusual occurrence at qualia last week had staff going above and beyond to provide exception service (and treasure hunting expertise!). A guest spending her honeymoon at qualia lost her engagement ring whilst swimming at Pebble Beach. Staff spent four hours wading through the shallows and scouring the beach, shifting rocks and using metal detectors [...]

Top 5 Sunset Spots on Hamilton Island

Top 5 Sunset Spots on Hamilton Island

  1. One Tree Hill Even better, you can get a cocktail up there and just sit and enjoy the view 2. Bommie Deck Another spot to sit with a cocktail and watch the sun go down 3. Hesperus Lawn Beside Manta Ray café, sit on the grass and watch the sun set behind the [...]

A Day-time Date for Two

A Day-time Date for Two

I love surprises. With the grandparents visiting the island, the Husband and I had rare access to uninterrupted child-free time. Bliss! Thus my surprise was sans-children and even better, to an overseas destination! Well, over the Fitzalan passage to Whitehaven Beach. We took ourselves to Hamilton Island Air at the Great Barrier Reef Airport (in [...]

An Unusual Soundtrack

An Unusual Soundtrack

Hamilton Island is witness to many romantic getaways and many honeymoons.  As we settled into Hamilton Island life, I became aware of a bell ringing out once or twice, at random times of the day, and it took me a few weeks to figure out what the ringing bell signified.  Once my mental map of [...]

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