Enjoy the world’s best diving and snorkeling, five-star service that is second to none and uninterrupted natural beauty in Lizard Island, Australia’s northernmost island hideaway. t is little wonder that this tranquil escape has won a host of prestigious national and international awards for excellence. With the introduction in 2015 of the exclusive new Villa, the expansion of The Pavilion, the introduction of plunge pools and the refurbished interiors of the suites, Salt Water restaurant, Driftwood bar and Essentia Day Spa, the northern most resort on the Great Barrier Reef, is simply like nowhere else.
Right on the Great Barrier Reef, 240 kilometres north of Cairns, and has 24 powdery-white beaches, over 1000 hectares of national park.
Each of the 40 luxuriously understated private rooms, suites, The Pavilion and the premium Villa on the island is elegant and spacious, with either ocean or beach views.Amenities and facilities include air-conditioning, CD player, fully stocked mini-bar, beach towels, iron & ironing board, ceiling fans, aromatherapy oil burner, tea & coffee making facilities, umbrellas, private deck, work desk, modem access, bath robes, hair dryers, and evening turndown service. The beaches are undisturbed but for occasional footprints.
Sensational diving opportunities abound, including the famous Cod Hole or snorkel straight from the beach to experience coral gardens, brightly coloured tropical fish and giant clams. The nearby Ribbon Reefs are renowned for some of the best big game fishing in the world. These must-do reef activities are delivered by a highly professional and fun team at the resort’s Beach Club.
Discover secluded, pristine beaches by foot or by motorised dinghy with a gourmet picnic just for two. Fishing enthusiasts can charter the "Fascination" for a day of exhilarating game fishing. Try bushwalking, sailing, a glass bottom boat trip, or perhaps indulge in the serenity and relaxation of a pampering treatment at the luxurious Azure Spa.
This spacious open verandah restaurant, Ospreys, has a spectacular vantage over Anchor Bay and Osprey Island offering an intimate setting for a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lizard';s cuisine showcases the finest local produce with an emphasis on exotic local seafood, lush tropical fruits, premium product and the diversity of cultures that have shaped the Australian food scene. Menus change daily, while guests are welcome to request special dishes.
Mobile phone coverage is not available on Lizard Island.