Bedarra Island Resort, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Bedarra Island is an all-inclusive, private, tropical haven – Australia’s most unique resort, and the ultimate in barefoot luxury.
Bedarra Island is a boutique island resort on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. The resort comprises just ten private villas hidden amongst 45 hectares of tropical rainforest, offering solitude, privacy and sublime views over the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef. With a maximum of 20 guests at the resort at any time, you are guaranteed a sanctuary of seclusion and solace. Bedarra Island is very much a place for the dedicated few.
Venture from your boutique Villa and discover exquisite food, flawless service and secluded beaches.
Slip away to a private bay with a gourmet hamper and your own dinghy or indulge with a therapeutic spa treatment. On Bedarra Island it’s all about peace, privacy and the ultimate holiday in tropical style luxury.
Unfortunately Bedarra does not cater for children under 16 years of age.
Location and Transfers
Bedarra is situated 10 kilometres off the coast from Mission Beach in Tropical North Queensland (approx. 140 km south of Cairns). Road transfers from Cairns take approximately 2hrs, with daily launch transfers from Mission Beach to the island. Alternatively, scenic 45 minute heli-transfers are available from Cairns airport directly to the beachside heli-pad
With a maximum of just 20 guests in the resort at any one time the luxury accommodation Bedarra Island offers is truly exclusive and only for the select few.
The Treehouse Villa – perched on elevated granite boulders and nestled into the canopy of the surrounding rainforest and coconut palms, this villa offers mesmerizing views over the beach and Coral Sea below. Featuring a large split level sun terrace and daybed, The Treehouse provides a spacious and private escape to truly relax and unwind. Inside, the villa is also a split-level design with the bedroom on the upper floor, and living area on the lower level
Oceanview Terrace Villa – nestled on a ridge, offering mesmerising views over Hernandia Bay. A split-level design with the bedroom on the upper floor and living area on the lower level. The lower level comprises contemporary custom lounge seating. Each villa features a private balcony with outdoor seating offering a secluded but spectacular place to relax and enjoy the enticing beach and bay views. The Oceanview Terrace Villas feature an oversized private sundeck with sunlounges and alfesco dining setting
Villa North-East – the highest villa at the resort, offering commanding north-east views over Hernandia Bay. Villa North-East is split over two levels and designed to maximise the spectacular views with the bedroom located on the upper level and the living area on the lower level. The sleeping level comprises a King Size bed and built-in robes and the living level offers contemporary lounge seating. The large outdoor deck features a plunge pool, daybed, outdoor shower and an alfresco dining setting
The Pavilions – set in exclusive, private locations with stunning views over Wedgerock Bay. An open-plan layout is designed to take advantage of the spectacular views and create an inviting indoor/outdoor ambience. The sleeping pavilion features a custom-designed floating bed with a separate oversized bathroom with shower and deep bath. The living pavilion and bar offers contemporary built-in lounges. A work desk and tablet are located in the villa. The large outdoor area and deck incorporate a private plunge pool, a daybed and an alfresco dining setting
The Beach House – situated right on the beach, nestled amongst the fringing coconut palms and rainforest. Featuring a wet-edge plunge pool and oversize deck, the villa offers spectacular beachfront views over the sand and ocean. The villa is a two-storey design, featuring the custom lounge and bar on the upper level and the bedroom and bathroom on the lower level. The lower level opens out onto the expansive deck creating an inviting indoor/outdoor living experience. The deck is surrounded by rainforest-clad granite boulders and enjoys a daybed, sun lounges and outdoor seating. The bathroom spills out onto the rainforest deck to the outdoor shower hidden amongst the rainforest
The Point – located at the northern most point of Hernandia Beach and offers seclusion, isolation and absolutely breathtaking views over Hernandia Bay. The villa is split over two levels and designed to maximise the panoramic views with bedroom located on the upper level and living on the lower level. The sleeping level comprises a King Size bed and built-in robes and the living level offers contemporary lounge seating. The expansive outdoor deck is designed to offer privacy and provides an amazing sanctuary to enjoy the expansive ocean and reef views. The outdoor area features a private plunge pool, covered outdoor lounge, daybed, sunlounges and an outdoor shower
Pandanus Villa – situated a few steps above the beach, nestled into the fringing lush rainforest. Featuring spectacular palm framed beachfront views over the sand and ocean, the villa is secluded and perfectly situated for privacy. The villa is a two-storey design, featuring a King size bedroom, powder room and cocktail balcony on the upper level and the relaxed lounge, living room and bathroom on the lower level. The lower level opens out onto the balcony featuring outdoor seating and breathtaking views
Nautilus Villa – sits just above the beach and enjoys spectacular rainforest framed views to the beach and stunning views of the headland across the bay. With a large daybed in the living area downstairs and cathedral ceiling bedroom upstairs, the villa is a sancuary of rest and relaxation. Offering an expansive and private sun deck with sun lounges and a beautiful outdoor rainforest bathroom with shower and bath at the rear of the Villa, Nautilus is the epitome of what a tropical island villa should be
Breakfast is available from 8:00am, lunch from 1:00pm and dinner from 7:00pm although all times are flexible and the staff will look after you any time of day. The menu is varied daily using the freshest of ingredients. Breakfast comprises a tropical buffet with fresh hot breakfasts cooked to order, lunch is a lighter and more relaxed meal and dinner is an interactive, ever-changing, multi-course experience. A fresh selection of fruit, cheeses and other snacks are available between meal times. Gourmet picnic hampers are available for lunch to enjoy on your own private beach. The chefs pride themselves on being able to cater for special dietary requirements with advance notice.
Bedarra prides itself on offering unique experiences without equal. Enjoy a candlelit dinner for two on your own private beach, pack a gourmet hamper in your own dinghy for a romantic picnic on one of the nearby deserted islands or book the entire resort with a group of friends or family for a bespoke tropical island experience you will remember forever.
Facilities and Activities
Lounge and Library
Stand Up Paddle Boards
Self-Guided Nature Walks
Gourmet Picnic Hampers for Beachside Lunches
Chartered snorkelling trips to the outer Great Barrier Reef
Chartered SCUBA trips to the outer Great Barrier Reef
Chartered deep-sea fishing charters
Scenic helicopter flights