Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Rated 8.8 in 263 reviews. 22 rooms.


Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe eco retreat on 58ha of beachfront native forest in Tropical North Queensland. Located between Cairns and Port Douglas, Thala’s guests enjoy spacious, indulgent eco designed bungalows in a peaceful sanctuary that appeals to nature-loving travellers. Thala’s native forests provide a habitat for a thriving wallaby population along with hundreds of birds and butterfly species. Guests join complimentary guided walks with knowledgeable rangers or explore independently via Thala’s network of forest trails and private access beach.

Set on over 140 acres of native forest and boasting a private beach, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is an Eco-friendly wildlife retreat. This secluded sanctuary is nestled on a coastal headland and offers magnificent views of the sparkling Coral Sea.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is conveniently located within 10 minutes’ drive of Port Douglas. It is 45 minutes’ drive from Cairns City Centre. Guests can explore the nearby Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

These boutique timber bungalows offer ocean, mountain or forest views. Guests can relax on their private balcony and enjoy the native birds and wildlife. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer a bathtub, a refrigerator, and a minibar.

The property features an organic coconut plantation, and natural swimming pools formed by granite boulders and waterfalls. Free guided nature tours are available and include Coconut Odyssey, stargazing at an outdoor observatory, wildlife walks and bird-watching tours.

Spa Facilities

  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Yoga classes
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private beach area
  • Spa facilities

Available Rooms

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