Thala Beach Lodge Resort – Near Port Douglas, North Queensland, Australia

Eco Friendly 4 star plus Accommodation on its own private headland

Escape to paradise during your holiday. Located on a private beach surrounded by forest, family-owned Thala Beach lodge is a eco and nature resort near Port Douglas. Sitting spectacularly atop a headland, it provides an island-feel holiday without leaving the mainland!

Rooms & Suites

83 deluxe timber bungalows are built high on stilts and nestle in the forest canopy providing a magical and unobtrusive relationship with the natural world.  Australian timber & granite has been used throughout creating a country feel.  All bungalows are air-conditioned, stylishly decorated, have screened windows and wonderful views either to the ocean or forested mountains.

The exclusive Sandpiper Suite is perched on the headland with views of the private beaches and the sea. The accommodation includes a separate lounge/living area and large deck/verandah, plus all the other normal bungalow facilities.

Coral Sea Bungalows are built high on timber poles with views over the forest to the ocean.

Eucalypt Bungalows are situated amongst the rainforest in private locations.

Jungle Walk Bungalows are low-set deep within the forest.


Guests enjoy stunning views of the sea and rainforest from the circular guest lounge and main first class restaurant, The Ospreys, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Facilities and things to do.

The property is situated on its own private headland surrounded by three private beaches and is a great location for exploring The Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Cairns areas. Ask for further details.

Natural Habitat – Wildlife – Unique Resort Experiences

Paths meander through rainforests and connect with 2kms of private sandy beaches. You have time to discover the native flora & fauna, secluded coves and rock pools.

Enjoy looking out for birds, butterflies, possums and sugar gliders while relaxing on your private veranda. The 145 acres of natural forest is habitat to many rare species of animals and plants. The resort has been designed with minimal impact on the natural environment. Complimentary onsite guided tours are led by informative staff.

This hotel is also popular with honeymooners for obvious reasons.



The property is situated on its own private headland surrounded by two private beaches and is a great location for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Cairns areas. The hotel offers regular shuttles to/from Port Douglas during the day taking around 15 minutes and operating to 10pm. A small fee applies.

The resort is around 45 minutes drive from Cairns Airport.

Cairns and Port Douglas areas can easily be included in a tailor-made worldwide itinerary, please ask for ideas and further details.

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Photo: Pristine Thala Beach (Hotel) 26