Qualia: a unique Australian expression of luxury
Qualia is a unique Australian expression of luxury, situated on the secluded northernmost point of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, a group of 74 continental islands lying off central Queensland’s tropical coast.
Oozing with understated luxury and quintessential Australian charm, Qualia, an award-winning resort, immerses its guests in its tranquil atmosphere, where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses.
Unrivaled location and outstanding architecture
Situated in the Whitsundays, Qualia puts the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef right on your doorstep, the perfect place to make some unexpected discoveries.
Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, surrounding guests with some of the most stunning and spectacular waters to be found anywhere in the world.
Guests can secure a private yacht for a cruise around the Whitsundays, take a bird’s eye view of beautiful Heart Reef on a private scenic helicopter flight, or unwind on the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach.
Stretching for seven kilometres along magnificent Whitsunday Island, it’s not hard to see why Whitehaven Beach boasts an abundance of accolades including Australia‘s most photographed beach. The inconceivable brilliance of the sparkling aqua water edged with the whitest silica sand and lush green forests reveals nature’s transcendent beauty at its best.
Qualia’s unique and harmonious design is the work of Australia architect Chris Beckingham. His philosophy was to create a luxurious Australian retreat that simulates the senses and draws the outside in.
The resulting design combines a unique sense of space, openness and harmony. Set amongst native Eucalypts, and with breathtaking views of the luminous Coral Sea and neighbouring islands, each pavilion has been handcrafted from the finest imported and local timber and stone.
To complement the natural surrounds, the stylish interiors are furnished with precious fabrics and patterns inspired by the nature.
Luxury waterfront accommodations & facilities
Set amongst native Eucalypts, and with breathtaking views of the luminous Coral Sea and neighbouring islands, Qualia offers a choice of 60 individual luxurious pavilions, each with breathtaking views.
There are spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Windward and Leeward) that provide an indulgent space to unwind in, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool.
The north-facing Windward pavilions have expansive, postwar views of the Coral Sea. The beautiful appointed pavilions feature a living room, separate bedroom with a king bed, ensuite and offer the indulgence of a private plunge pool.
The southwest facing Leeward pavilions have a serene outlook of the spectacular Coral Sea. They boast a private sun deck to capture the warmth of the sun during the day and amazing sunsets at dusk.
For something truly special, guests can experience Qualia’s Beach House. With its main bedroom and ensuite, spacious entertaining area with large flat-screen TV with surround sound, 10-person dining area, private full-sized swimming pool and separate guesthouse, the Beach House is an indulgence like no other.
To top it all off, Qualia‘s outstanding facilities include two tranquil infinity-edged pools, two bars and restaurants, a private dining room, library, fitness centre and Spa qualia, which offers an array of unique, indigenous Australian treatments designed to relax, revitalise and replenish the mind, body and soul.
Guests of Qualia also have full access to Hamilton Island’s Yacht Club and world-class 18-hole championship golf course on neighbouring Dent Island.
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