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  • Please contact the friendly Shantara Reservations Team,
  • 27-31 Davidson Street
    (PO Box 458) Port Douglas, Queensland, 4877, Australia
  • 1800 427 100
    (Intl: +61 7 4084 1400)
  • Reception Hours
    Mon - Fri 8.00am to 6.00pm
    Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Sunday & PH 9.00am to 4.00pm
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Port Douglas Accommodation

This is Port Douglas accommodation that will solve that vexing problem of where to stay for your holiday in tropical paradise. Shantara Resort Port Douglas is the luxury apartment accommodation that has everything required for the perfect holiday in tropical paradise.

Our 5-star Port Douglas resort has the perfect central location on the quieter Davidson Street, right in the heart of the Port Douglas Township, not far from the nightlife and restaurants and cafes. The famous Four Mile Beach is just a short walk away. Reflections of Port Douglas Resort is the perfect base to explore the surrounding areas of Port Douglas, the Daintree Rainforest, and The Great Barrier Reef.

Port Douglas Apartments

Our selection of studio, one and two bedroom options are without rival in Port Douglas and are dedicated to your comfort. For couples and older families our resort is the perfect haven. (Guests with children younger than 16 will find there are other excellent resorts in Port Douglas that cater for families). There’s also free wi-fi and Foxtel too.

For an extra special upgrade we have 4 deluxe apartments are available that have their own private Jacuzzi (Hot Tub) and access to the pool from the private timber deck from of the balcony area. Just the thing to relax in after big day on the water or in the rainforest.

We also have an in-house gym with cardio gear to get your pulse racing, and free weights and Swiss ball for stretches and resistance training—all in an air conditioned environment of course.

If you’re coming to Port Douglas to relax, why not enjoy some rejuvenation at our Day Spa. The Shantara Day Spa is our in-house sanctuary dedicated to providing guests with a full suite of services. Enjoy a complete day spa experience, from relaxation, hot stones and remedial massage, through to facials, waxing, manicures and pedicures, tinting and spray tanning.

This Port Douglas accommodation should will solve that vexing problem of where to stay for your holiday in tropical paradise. Expect more and that’s what you’ll get at Shantara Resort Port Douglas. This is the luxury apartment accommodation that has everything required for the perfect holiday in tropical paradise. Book now.

Port Douglas Hotel

Are you looking for a Port Douglas hotel? Shantara Resort Port Douglas is the perfect getaway accommodation choice in Port Douglas. Our 5-star rated boutique apartment resort in Port Douglas is the perfect alternative to Port Douglas hotel accommodation. You can expect all the amenity and convenience of a hotel with none of the formality.

Port Douglas Holidays

Run away from the everyday, even for just a little while. At just an hour’s drive from Cairns you will find Shantara Resort Port Douglas, the perfect escape destination. Plan your holiday adventures here in our lavishly appointed apartments. We have the perfect mix of facilities and a warm welcome for all our guests. You’ll love the swimming pools and lush tropical landscaping of the resort courtyard. We also offer free wi-fi too. Exactly what you need to post all those photos you take during the day to your social media accounts.

Relax poolside with a good book, swim a few laps, get a massage, or beauty treatment at our day spa. It’s all here. If you forgot to bring some reading material you’re sure to find something good to read at the Whileaway Bookshop on Macrossan Street. It’s been to the rescue of many a guest who had not been prepared for holiday reading. As you can see in our gallery, we offer the perfect place to catch up with your holiday reading.

Further afield, the twin attractions of the Daintree Forest and the Great Barrier Reef beckon. More decisions to make… Our friendly and helpful tour desk staff can help guide you through the maze of options for touring these magnificent natural wonders and any other activities in Port Douglas that may take your fancy such as hiring mountain bikes for blazing the many trails nearby, or scooters hire for getting around town.

If you are you looking for a Port Douglas hotel then the Shantara Resort Port Douglas should be high on your list. Our 5-star rated boutique apartment resort in Port Douglas is the perfect alternative to Port Douglas hotel accommodation. Go on, make that reservation. We’d love to see you.

Accommodation for Port Douglas Events 2017

Looking for accommodation for an upcoming Port Douglas event? Look no further than Shantara resort. Centrally located you will find this couples only resort offers a fantastic range of self contained apartments within walking distance to Macrossan St, 4 Mile Beach, The Reef Marina and festival venues. All apartments are spacious with modern decor and furniture and some with direct pool access. Self cater or it is a short walk to a wide range of restaurants and cafes located in the main street or the marina precinct.


Port Douglas Events

2017 will see Port Douglas host a range of events including the Tropical Sevens Rugby. Held in Port Douglas on the 11th of March, fans will be treated to high quality, non stop rugby with local teams being joined by those from interstate as well as internationally. Open to both men and women, this is sure to be a memorable weekend.

Held from the 26th to the 28th May 2017, Port Douglas Carnivale is a food and wine event to be missed. The popular event showcases local produce, seafood and the region in a range of featured events. Join with locals to enjoy the “Wonders of the Reef” street parade, La Soiree variety show, fisherman`s village music festival, a photographic exhibition, the longest lunch in Rex Smeal Park and the family beach day.


Taste Port Douglas held from the 10th to the 14th August 2017 will again attract many visitors to the region. This event celebrates Tropical North Queensland, its lifestyle, food culture and the regions produce. A range of guest chefs will be on hand conducting master classes, demonstrations and hosting dinners. Check out the Taste Port Douglas website to see which chefs will taking part and to purchase your tickets for this Port Douglas event.

This stunning region also hosts the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival. Sunday the 21st October will see runners converge on Port Douglas to take part in the event that is becoming a ‘must do’ on the Australian Running Calendar. Offering a range of distances this event caters for all runners and abilities from the 2.5 km through to the 74 km event. The perfect location to run and then enjoy a few extra days recovering in Port Douglas paradise.

With Port Douglas event popularity on the climb, now is the ideal time to book your accommodation for Port Douglas Events 2017 at Shantara resort.

Port Douglas Accommodation For Couples

Our Port Douglas accommodation for couples is the perfect tropical paradise escape. Our sumptuously appointed one and two bedroom apartments have everything you need to make your holiday a memorable one. Shantara Resort Port Douglas is close to the restaurant strip on Macrossan Street (a couple of blocks away) and also the marina on Wharf Street where the Great Barrier Reef cruises depart.

Port Douglas Resorts

Here at Shantara Resort Port Douglas you will discover an oasis of tranquility and relaxation. The apartments are built overlooking two lagoon style swimming pools in a superb atrium-style courtyard. The lush tropical landscaping provides a wonderful sense of lushness and privacy for ground floor guests, and a beautiful vista from balconies on the upper levels. Whether you are relaxing on your balcony or on the private ground floor decks, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a drink and relax poolside with a book.

Four Mile Beach is two minute walk away and is a lovely stroll in the evening after dinner, or during the day there are numerous activities you can try out as well. There’s horseback riding and mountain bike riding on the beach, or stand up paddle boarding. Otherwise there’s simply relaxing on the beach.

Of course Port Douglas is the gateway to a much more expansive set of holiday adventures with the Daintree Forest and Great Barrier Reef just waiting for you. Self-drive or take a guided tour to the Daintree Rainforest. The guided tours can take you into more remote areas in 4-wheel drive vehicles, and provide detailed descriptions of the flora and fauna and local knowledge and lore from the local peoples. Either way, visiting Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation and other parts of the Daintree are fascinating Northern Queensland experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Come back to your 5 star accommodation after your daytime adventures and pamper yourself in your private spa pool. Yet another feature of our Port Douglas accommodation for couples that makes staying at Shantara Resort Port Douglas such an inspired choice. Book now.

Port Douglas Resort Accommodation

This is 5-star Port Douglas resort accommodation that you’ve been waiting for.

You’ll love the quiet and tranquil atmosphere of the Shantara Resort Port Douglas. We’ve created an atmosphere of serenity for you to sooth your senses, and calm your nerves. We don’t recommend that guests bring children under the age of sixteen years. This way it’s fair for everyone and allows every guest to have quiet enjoyment of their apartments and resort facilities.

Port Douglas Holidays

For honeymooning couples or couples looking to have romantic break, the Shantara Resort Port Douglas should be high on the list. The two pools within the atrium courtyard are the perfect place to lounge around and relax. The upper apartments overlook this lushly planted courtyard and the ground floor apartments open out directly to these pools. This arrangement is intimate, yet through clever landscaping each apartment is very private.

You’ll find, the Shantara Resort Port Douglas is all about relaxation and luxurious comfort. Beyond the private jacuzzi pools and the delightful courtyard pool, is the Shantara Day Spa. The Daintree Forest tours and Great Barrier Reef cruises are fine, and we highly recommend getting out, but we also recommend the big “stay in” to get pampered. Stay and enjoy some well deserved pampering. We offer a full service: massage for relaxation, hot stones and remedial massage, facials, waxing, manicures and pedicures, tinting and spray tanning. You may not need to travel to the Daintree Forest, we bring the essence of the Daintree back to you with Daintree Naturals. This local brand of products will enrich, revitalise and renew your senses.

Going out, the restaurants on Macrossan Street are just a couple of blocks away, and wow what a cornucopia of choice there is. We’ve included a selection of restaurants that are within walking distance. All guaranteed to satisfy… Just click to view.

Is this the 5-star Port Douglas resort accommodation that you’ve been waiting for? Come and book at the Shantara Resort Port Douglas for a warm, warm welcome.

Port Douglas Honeymoon Accommodation

Shantara resort has been designed with a romantic couples vacation in mind, this Port Douglas honeymoon accommodation is effortlessly styled and furnished beautifully, it is so comfortable you will never want to leave. Everyone’s favourite feature of these magnificent apartments is your large, private balconies, you will want to spend all your time there, having dinner, sipping your morning coffee and just relaxing. Stay on the lower levels to enjoy direct pool access from your balcony. With no children running around this Port Douglas honeymoon accommodation, the resort keeps its calm serenity and peace and quiet that you will come to cherish.

Port Douglas Holidays

On your Port Douglas holiday enjoy a ranage of activities, lounge by the pool or have a beauty treatment at the day spa with no worries or stresses. Stroll through the town to Anzac Park where on market day you can buy local produce for a romantic dinner. Spend a day on Four Mile Beach, wandering along the sand as the sea laps at your ankles or swim in the designated safe swimming zone. Macrossan Street will become your home away from home, lined with cafes; restaurants and shops there will never be a dull moment. The Reef Marina is the ideal place to sit back and enjoy a evening drink as you watch the boats return from a day out at on the Great Barrier Reef. Port Douglas is the ideal honeymoon destination where you can do as much or as little, perfect for your honeymoon.

Ring us today at Shantara resort to book your Port Douglas honeymoon accommodation.

Accommodation in Port Douglas

With so many choices of fine accommodation in Port Douglas, how do you choose?

These apartments are stylish. With studio, one and two bedroom options available, and most with their own private jacuzzi, you’ll find the score for Shantara all adds up to five stars. Ground floor apartments allow guests to step out from their deck directly into the swimming pools. Guests on the upper floors overlook the pool and the lush tropical landscaping from their balconies.

Our facilities are to die for as well. The courtyard and pools are perfect for lounging about. You will be able to enjoy your very own private jacuzzis. A sauna is also available if you want to sweat it out, and a gym if you want to get your pulse racing. Did you know we have free wi-fi?

Port Douglas Restaurants

The location of Shantara Resort Port Douglas cannot be faulted either. It’s so close to Macrossan Street, the home of so many great restaurants just a couple of blocks away. Decisions decisions. We have a few ideas.

  • Yachty is the restaurant that belongs to the local yacht club. Grab a seat with sunset views while you enjoy Moroccan spiced lamb or lobster tail, amongst other things without breaking the bank.
  • On Tuesday and Thursday nights Flames of the Forest is an immersive night of theatre, gourmet cuisine and local culture. Saturday night offer an adults only show. Don’t worry about the drive to or from Port Douglas, they will pick you up and deliver you home. Booking is essential.
  • Hemmingways is a must do if you enjoy a good beer. Seek out Port Douglas’s very own brewery on Reef Marina where you will be able to have a choice of six brews on tap. Eats are also available as an option.

With so many choices of fine accommodation in Port Douglas we would suggest that the Shantara Resort Port Douglas is the perfect place for couples to stay. Don’t take our word for it though, the reviews section just keeps getting longer. Book now.

Port Douglas Wedding Accommodation

Port Douglas in far north Queensland is the perfect wedding destination with Shantara resort the ideal choice for your Port Douglas wedding accommodation. Looking for the perfect wedding venue for your special day? Look no further with Port Douglas offering a number of ideal locations. St Mary’s By The Sea is a popular heritage listed non-denominational church located by the water. Perfect for those wanting a more traditional service in a church setting. The grounds and stunning building make for great photos before, during and after the ceremony. For those who would prefer a more relaxed, tropical setting, 4 Mile Beach with its palm tree lined white sands will tick all the boxes. Imagine exchanging vows under the shade of the palm tree with your toes in the sand and a gentle breeze blowing from the ocean….magic! Port Douglas weddings is a local wedding planning business who specialise in organising everything for your special day. Contact them to assist with making your day perfect or check out our website for local Port Douglas weddings providers we recommend.


Wedding Accommodation Port Douglas

Shantara resort is an adults only luxury resort in Port Douglas. A 4.5 star self rated resort, Shantara is an oasis of style and seclusion whilst being a short walk to Macrossan St and the Port Douglas sugar wharf. Choose from the studios, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments or the luxury Shantara apartment with its jucuzzi hot tub and pool access. All apartments are fully self contained with modern decor and furnishings, pool view or direct pool access.

With our great range of apartment choices, there is bound to be one perfect for your family and friends. Ask us about out our options and accommodation packages. Port Douglas is the perfect wedding venue with Shantara resort, ideal Port Douglas wedding accommodation.

Port Douglas Romantic Holiday Accommodation

If your anniversary is coming up and you haven’t got anything organised why not consider this Port Douglas romantic holiday accommodation.

A romantic getaway to Port Douglas at Shantara Port Douglas would be the perfect gift. Based in the middle of the Port Douglas township, Shantara Port Douglas offers splendid four star luxury fully self-contained apartment accommodation, with an equally delight set of resort amenities.

The Shantara apartment complex is based on a tropical pool courtyard with surrounding apartment buildings. At three floors, the resort offers a spacious yet intimate holiday environment in which to relax in. The two lagoon style pools are fun to lounge around, and in, with wonderful islands of privacy (thanks to the clever tropical plantings) set beside the pools. Find a poolside recliner and while away an afternoon beside the pool with a cool drink.

Port Douglas Township

The Port Douglas township is a holidaymakers paradise with a seemingly infinite number of restaurants to choose from, and a town layout that is eminently walkable. Cross the road for a walk down Four Mile Beach, or stroll west to Flagstaff Hill and take in the views of Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach and beyond. Wander the township and discover the studio galleries and cafe bookshops. There’s also several curio shops and quaint bookshops ready for you to discover. Sundays are also worth including in your getaway plans with the Port Douglas Markets. This is the real deal, no cheap imitations here. The jewelers, artisans and craftsfolk are all local, and there’s always a good selection of clothing, fresh fruit and produce on tap.

If the getaway includes a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, or the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park feel free to let us know what your plans are. We can craft a complete Port Douglas romantic holiday accommodation package based on your requirements at Shantara Port Douglas holiday resort.

Couples Accommodation in Port Douglas

This couples accommodation in Port Douglas is an oasis of calm and seclusion, perfect for lovers wanting to reconnect and enjoy some privacy in peace and quiet. This adults only resort is the place to spend a romantic getaway in the beautiful tropical north of Queensland. Only an hour above Cairns this charming seaside town is ideal for holidaymakers of all types. Whether you want some crazy adventures on the Great Barrier Reef or in the Daintree Rainforest looking for crocodiles, or you are more in the mood for relaxation and rejuvenation at our onsite day spa, this couples accommodation in Port Douglas is the where you must spend your next romantic escape.

Port Douglas Apartments

Choose from a one or two bedroom Port Douglas apartments, as there is something to suit everyone and enjoy your own fully self-contained home away from home. These modern and luxurious apartments contained open plan lounge and kitchen areas, with a full sized fridge, dishwasher, microwave, cook top and everything else you might need. A vacation in north Queensland sounds like just the thing everyone needs to get away from the stresses and worries of everyday life, stay at this couples accommodation in Port Douglas and relax under the tropical sun with that special someone. With so much so see and do and try here in the far north, there has never been a better time than now to book your next romantic holiday. Start planning now so when you get here all you have to do is sit back and enjoy. Book this couples accommodation in Port Douglas now.