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Top 10 Hotels Near Great Barrier Reef

Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies
3.5 out of 5
7.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM646 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (74 reviews)
Private Oasis of Beach heaven while Turtles nest!!

"Amazing Staff and beautiful location! Turtles come on the beach to lay eggs at night!!! Beautiful sunrises! Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2019

Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies
Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows - Campground
3 out of 5
5.6 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is RM513 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (51 reviews)
Loved the closeness of the beach.

"We had a friendly check in. We had a beach front cabin. Loved listening to the sound of the waves at night. Which is a beautiful beach. There was Bush stone curlews wondering the park. Cabin was clean. Enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows - Campground
The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
5 out of 5
7.8 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM641 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (687 reviews)

"Close to the beach, friendly staff, two pools, and scheduled daily activities. I am not a Spa person but have family that would have made use of the Spa. The word 'complimentary' comes fast to my mind as there were many offerings from champagne in the room to sorbet by the adult only pool; daily ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Apr 2020

The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
7.9 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is RM603 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (825 reviews)

"The staff were fabulous. The pool was great and it was within walking distance to the beach. The shops and restaurants were also within walking distance"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Mantra Amphora
4.5 out of 5
8.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is RM362 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (715 reviews)

"The proximity to everything. The room set out. The pool area."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Mantra Amphora
Imagine Drift Palm Cove
4 out of 5
8.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
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4.3/5Excellent! (443 reviews)
Somewhere we'd happily go back to

"The studio apartment in this hotel was perfect for our stay. Comfortable clean and well equipped. Friendly helpful staff and well maintained buildings with a luxurious garden and pool made for a very enjoyable stay. We would use this hotel again and unhesitatingly recommend it to others"…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Imagine Drift Palm Cove
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
5 out of 5
8.4 km from Great Barrier Reef
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4.7/5Exceptional! (425 reviews)

"Cedric made our experience pleasant before we even arrived. We got a upgrade to the beachfront room and it was more than what we could of asked for. He went above and beyond to ensure our stay was amazing. Will be recommending Alamanda to all my family and friends when staying at palm cove and can’t ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2020

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
4 out of 5
7.4 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM384 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (142 reviews)

"Very modern and clean room. Extremely spacious and looked exactly like the photos. The accommodation was a bit further back from the restaurants and beach but it was a nice walk after dinner. Would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
Santai Private 2 Bedroom Apartment
4 out of 5
7.2 km from Great Barrier Reef
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4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Amazing views! Clean and very spacious! Very quiet!"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2019

Santai Private 2 Bedroom Apartment
Coral Coast Apartments Palm Cove AVC
3.5 out of 5
7.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
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Coral Coast Apartments Palm Cove AVC
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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Great Barrier Reef?
Great Barrier Reef is located in a welcoming area of Wangetti known for its beautiful beaches and coral reefs. When you want to settle in and find a place to stay, take a look at some of the hotels and other accommodation options that Expedia offers in the area.
Where is the best place to stay close to Great Barrier Reef?
Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3.5-star resort offers a private beach and free breakfast. It’s located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Great Barrier Reef. Other good options around the area include Mantra Amphora and Elysium The Beach Club.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Great Barrier Reef, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Great Barrier Reef.
What can I see and do near Great Barrier Reef?
Create some family memories at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. You can enjoy nature at Macalister Range National Park, Wangetti Beach or Mount Formartine North Summit. Spend some time checking out Palm Cove Beach, which is 7.4 mi from Great Barrier Reef, or make a stop by Clifton Beach, located 8.4 mi away.

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