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Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family owned beachfront eco retreat in Tropical North Queensland between Cairns and Port Douglas. Spacious eco-designed bungalows offer a peaceful sanctuary for guests. Popular with nature loving travellers, Thala’s native forest provides a thriving habitat for wallabies, birds and butterfly species. Guests enjoy complimentary guided walks with knowledgeable on-site Rangers or explore independently via Thala’s network of fore
Located on a private beach and nestled in 58 hectares of native forest, family-owned Thala is a deluxe eco and nature retreat located a convenient 45 minutes drive from Cairns and only 10-15 minutes from Port Douglas. Enjoy the best of the tropics from this secluded paradise.
Sitting atop a headland with breathtaking vistas, it provides an island-feel holiday and is the perfect base to explore the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest as all regional day tours pick up direct from Reception.
83 boutique timber bungalows are built high on stilts and nestle in the forest canopy providing a private and unobtrusive relationship with the natural world. All bungalows have views either to the ocean or the forested mountains.
Panoramic views are enjoyed from Osprey's Restaurant where guests dine (breakfast, lunch & dinner) among the birds in the surrounding treetops, whilst enjoying modern Australian cuisine with friendly and attentive service.
Complimentary guided onsite tours include a unique coconut odyssey, stargazing, nature walks, wildlife, butterfly and bird watching tours.
Thala proudly boasts it has achieved the highest accreditation of eco certification through its sustainable practice and environmental sensitivity.
•Private dining in Ospreys Restaurant
•Masked Plovers Bar
•Curlews Reading Room
•Guided onsite tours (tree planting, birdwatching, nature walks, beachcombing, coconut odyssey, stargazing)
•Day spa / massage
•Art & jewellery gallery and library
•2 free form rock pools (outdoor)
•24-hour concierge and Reception
•2kms private beaches
•10kms bushwalking trails
Interaction with guests
Reception is open 24 hours per day
Other things to note
Unwind at a deluxe beachfront nature retreat with 58ha of native forest near the Great Barrier Reef. Spacious eco timber bungalows have forest & sea views. Enjoy complimentary onsite nature tours including beach discover, birds & butterflies, wildlife, stargazing & unique coconut odyssey tour.
Dine among the birds in the surrounding treetops and embrace uninterrupted views of mountains, forest & ocean from Osprey's Restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, Osprey's specialises in modern Australian cuisine
Osprey's is open to houseguests and the public 7 days a week from (phone number hidden). Bookings recommended, please ph(phone number hidden). Note: rates quoted are room only.
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family owned beachfront eco retreat in Tropical North Queensland between Cairns and Port Douglas. Spacious eco-designed bungalows offer a peaceful sanctuary for guests. Popular with nature loving travellers, Thala’s native forest provides a habitat for a thriving wallaby population as well as hundreds of bird and butterfly species. Guests enjoy complimentary guided walks with knowledgeable on-site Rangers or explore independently via Thala’s network of forest trails.