About This Listing
A well equipped & comfortable hotel style room, set in ancient rain forest gardens. Great for couples, with a king sized bed. The sofa bed beside it is good for families (porta cot on request for babies)
Specials available for last minute bookings.
Set in beautiful ancient rain forest gardens, this privately owned well-equipped hotel style room in The Ramada Resort overlooks the lagoon style swimming pool. This first floor unit is air-conditioned, has a ceiling fan, plantation shutters, Flat screen TV, bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, toaster, hair dryer, shower over the bath, Iron & Ironing board.
Laundry facilities are available on the same floor. There's a king sized bed, and a sofa bed next to it we can make up to sleep extra. Plus a porta cot on request. WiFi is available (free in the pool area and on computers near Reception)
The Ramada Resort has a Day Spa and gym and the Tree Bar & Grill Restaurant is next to the pool and waterfall.
4 Mile beach is a short walk from the Resort and a shuttle bus (small fee) leaves every 20 minutes for Macrossan Street - the main part of town where there are great shops and Restaurants, and a Market Sunday morning.
Port Douglas, one hour North of Cairns along a beautiful coast road, is truly a Magical place where The Daintree Rain Forest and the Great Barrier Reef meet .The pristine Mossman Gorge is close by.
A place to relax and unwind with the natural beauty of two World Heritage listed areas to explore and enjoy.
One week before your visit I will send you a resort map with directions to the room and access details. All the Resort facilities are available for your use.
The Ramada has free WiFi in the pool area, a gym (small fee), restaurant and swim up bar, lagoon style pool, areas for lounging. Computers in the huge foyer. Helpful Reception Staff will give you a gym card (small fee) if required, and help you book tours. Day spa onsite.
Interaction with Guests
We live 20 minutes away on the edge of the Tablelands, so will only come if you want to see us, or if you need anything. We don't usually get to meet our guests, except through email.
This part of the world is so beautiful, every day we feel blessed to live here. Even after work I can go to Port Douglas to shop, and instantly feel "on holidays" There's something about the ocean that does it . I go to Mossman Gorge whenever I can to be in the middle of the Daintree rain forest, its so restoring.
Options for getting to the Ramada from Cairns Airport on the beautiful coast road are - car hire, Shuttle bus or our 1957 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Limousine. There are many shuttle bus services online for around $44 per person. Sunpalm are slightly more, but have a desk at the Airport near the luggage carousel.
Once you're in Port Douglas you can hire bicycles from Reception, enjoy a walk (if you're keen) or catch the shuttle bus into town that comes by every 20 minutes or so for $5, $9 return or $25 for a 3 day pass.
Parking is included at the front and side of the Resort.
Other Things to Note
Look for specials, we offer last minute booking rates.
Have a wonderful time...
Leave the air conditioner and fan on when you're out, rooms can go mouldy if left off.
There are books to read, if you're not finished one you're enjoying take it with you.
As this is a private room, you cannot put anything on the tab, pay as you go for all food & drink. The staff are helpful and will arrange tours etc.
Strictly no smoking
We stayed in Roger & Wendy's apartment for a week and found the apartment had everything that we needed. Wendy provided breakfast foods (even thoughtfully catering for my intolerance's), meant for our first day but they ended up lasting the whole trip. The chocolates on arrival were also a great touch! The resort was nice but unfortunately we stayed during the wettest June in 28 years so we found the pool still too cold to really relax in. We tried breakfast and dinner in the resort too but would recommend trying the numerous other restaurants in Port Douglas instead for a better range and value for money. Both of our phones had barely any coverage in the room except if you sat on the end of the bed - something we worked around. We also hired a car for our stay and found plenty of parking in front or on the side of the hotel which was really pleasing. All in all we enjoyed our stay and would book with Roger & Wendy again!
Roger and Wendy made us feel so welcome, they left chocolates on our bed and breakfast things for the first day. The room was just like the pictures and the resort was lovely and tropical. Roger and Wendy were easy to talk to and get in touch with and they helped us know about an Iron Man event that was on that affected getting to our flight home which was a huge help. We really enjoyed our time thanks guys!
Very nice and spacious apartment with amazing view to the pool zone of the beautiful resort, which gives the feeling of being amidst the rain forest. Everything was prepared anticipatory and with a good sense for details. All that is needed for breakfast was available for the whole stay.
The communication of Wendy and Roger before and during our stay was exzellent and very responsive.
The closeness to the amazing beach is a further plus.
We definitely would like to come back at any time!
Beautiful setting, comfortable spacious room and amazing attention to detail. We stayed four nights with our six month old baby and there were even toys for her. Enough breakfast supplies available for our whole stay, plus free meal vouchers for the restaurant. Can not recommend highly enough. Although we didn't get to meet Roger and Wendy, they were on hand and easily contactable if we needed anything more. Good location, close to the beach with a frequent shuttle bus to town. With the Ferraro Rocher on the pillow, you're really spoiling us... ;)
I couldn't thank Wendy and Roger any more for everything they did for us starting from booking the holiday through to the end of our trip.
They gave clear directions in how to get into the room and once inside the room, we found it very clean, spacious and comfortable.
Our room over looked the pool area which was nice and was lovely walking through the tropical gardens to get to our room.
They made us feel so welcome with a lovely warm letter, giving us tips and advice on things we could do while we were there. They had also got us some breakfast items so we had food in when we got there. We just thought it was a really gesture!
We were also in regular contact and they replied to my messages and queries very promptly. With this being my first Airbnb experience, I found it very reassuring. Port Douglas was beautiful and the holiday was made even better having lovely hosts like wendy and Roger.
A big thank you to them both!
My husband & I recently spent 5 nights in Roger & Wendy's apartment for our 30th Wedding anniversary and it was wonderful. Communication prior to our trip was great and my questions were always answered quickly and efficiently. What a beautiful part of the world, we hired a car which we were really glad we did. It made getting around so much easier. There was no need to join tour groups for Mossman gorge or the Daintree/Cape Tribulation as we drove ourselves and thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment itself was very spacious and had everything we needed. Wendy had stocked the fridge with breakfast items and the chocolates were a lovely touch. It was great to have the extra towels as well. The views from the window over the pool and restaurant was lovely and nice to look out over while having brekkie. We felt very at home. Would definitely recommend anyone to stay. The Ramada itself was perfect. The pool is very relaxing and the gardens are just beautiful. The staff were also very friendly and 2 happy hours in the evening was a bonus. Port Douglas definitely ticked all the boxes and we will definitely be back again. Thank you for sharing Wendy & Roger, it was the perfect holiday.
About the Host, Roger & Wendy
We live in a cottage in the rain forest in the Tablelands and enjoy wood work - carved rocking horses and furniture, gardening and spending time with the grandchildren.
Roger drives our 1957 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud for Weddings and tours of the region.