Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. The resort is the northernmost resort located on the Great Barrier Reef, with 24 powdery-white beaches and 40 luxurious suites. Enjoy secluded picnics on private beaches, five star cuisine and indulging spa treatments.
Lizard Island is a National Park covering 1,013 hectares with 24 sandy beaches and a lagoon. It presents elegant, yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation. Choose from a range of rooms and suites offering relaxed luxury.
With 24 powdery white private beaches to explore, and access only by private plane, there are no day trippers here – the island is reserved for a fortunate few. Relax in style in premium accommodation, or take in the wonders of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – right on your doorstep.
Enjoy 5 star dining from dawn to dusk at Ospreys Restaurant – the idyllic setting to take full advantage of the views along the seascape for a special dining experience on Lizard Island. You may also choose to enjoy private beach picnics and sunset beachside degustations – with an exclusive menu created by the Executive Chef.
Azure Spa offers a range of treatments inspired by nature to nurture the mind, body and spirit using LI’TYA products, a high performance range of natural Australian spa care products that integrate the potent qualities of the Australian earth and spirit.
Location and Transfers
Lizard Island is Australia’s northernmost island beach resort, located 240 kilometres north of Cairns and 27 kilometres off the coast of North Queensland.
It is accessed by air from Cairns Airport in northern Queensland, Australia, the scenic flight takes 60 minutes. Cairns Airport is accessible from all major Australian airports and directly from some cities in Asia.
Anchor Bay Rooms – located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Garden Rooms have a private balcony. Interiors are compact but comfortable and include a Bose sound system with CD player and iPod connectivity
Anchor Bay Family Rooms – feature two separate sleeping areas. Bedding includes a king-size bed and a double sofa bed. Maximum 4 people
Sunset Point Villas – set high on Sunset Ridge amongst native eucalyptus bushland. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Each Villa has a private deck with comfortable Australian timber chairs and a hammock. Sunset Point Villas also feature a Bose sound system with CD player and iPod connectivity. Bedding includes a king-size bed. Maximum 3 people (roll-away bed provided for the third person)
Anchor Bay Suites – set in a broad sweeping arc along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main Lodge, Anchor Bay Suites offer captivating sea views and each has a pathway leading directly to the beach. Seamlessly blending indoors and out in an elegant and spacious open-plan design, a large veranda with daybed is one of the many comforts. Anchor Bay Suites also feature a Bose sound system with a CD player and iPod connectivity. Bedding includes a king-size bed. Maximum 2 people
The Pavilion – perched high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of Sunset Ridge, The Pavilion combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270 degree panorama of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach. An expansive decking area incorporates a private plunge pool, sun loungers and a daybed area, inviting guests to relax and take in the stunning views. Leaving the balcony to stroll down a private path, guests will discover another secluded area where chairs and a table have been perfectly positioned to make the most of sea breezes and the gorgeous views.
Inside, the Pavilion offers every comfort. A Bose sound system with CD player, iPod connectivity and a laptop computer for downloading and sending emails are among some of the special features. The Pavilion is the only suite at Lizard Island with Wi-Fi connectivity. Champagne and a deluxe fruit bowl greet guests on arrival. Bedding includes a king-size bed. Maximum 2 people
At Lizard Island, all gourmet meals, fine Australian wines and unlimited Champagne are included in your rate. Choose from a range of dining options from the most private beachside dinner for two, to a picnic on the beach.
Ospreys Restaurant – simple and relaxed, Ospreys Restaurant is the idyllic setting to take full advantage of the views along the seascape for a special dining experience on Lizard Island. With an accent on fresh seafood and superb local produce, the daily changing menus draw on the flavours of modern Australian, Asian and European cuisine
Lizard’s Bar and Lounge – the resort’s relaxed lounge, open all day, offers comfortable sofas and an inviting bar area. Enjoy tropical juices, coffee and tea, Australian and imported beers
Sunset Beach Degustation – for a special Lizard Island dining experience, with a gourmet 7 course degustation menu, created exclusively for you by the Executive Chef. Choose from two beautiful beach locations
Private Picnics – take a private dinghy to a deserted beach and spoil yourself with a gourmet picnic hamper. Relax and enjoy your day on the beach with not a care in the world – everything is thought of for you
Facilities and Activities
Freshwater Swimming Pool
Tennis Court – day and night with all equipment supplied
Book and Games Library
First Aid Clinic
Interpretive glass bottom boat tours
Private Charters – Lizard Island operates the luxury vessel, ‘Fascination III’ exclusively from Lizard Island, experience a Great Barrier Reef charter boat trip
Walks & Nature Trails
Nature Slide Presentations
Research Station Tours