Bedarra Island Resort


Cast away to the jungle-carpeted Bedarra Island for an unforgettable adventure in the Great Barrier Reef, enjoying full-board cuisine and activities plus luxurious villa accommodation.

Why you'll love it here

  • Head for a romantic picnic on a nearby deserted island with a complimentary chef-prepared gourmet hamper
  • Share this adults-only private island with a maximum of just 22 guests for the ultimate exclusivity
  • Enjoy spectacular ocean views from all 11 villas, hidden sanctuaries dotted amongst the tropical rainforest
  • Relax with all-inclusive meals, beverages and island activities including sea kayaks, motorised dinghies and rainforest walks

Best For

  • Adults Only, Honeymoon,


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

This intimate hideaway is tucked between the tropical vegetation of Bedarra Island in the Great Barrier Reef, encompassing just eleven villas which are strewn up the hillside for unrivalled views of the beach.

Bedarra Island Resort is easy to reach from Mission Beach, just 10km away, yet feels far away from anywhere else save for the exotic islands and coral reefs that surround it.

What’s more, staff are a breath of fresh air and the whole place feels personal. Much love has been poured into Bedarra Island Resort, which harnesses solar power and sources water from a nearby spring to help minimise its carbon footprint.

An Asian-inspired restaurant, lagoon-shaped pool, sociable lounge area and raft of activities complete the picture here in paradise. You can try stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling or tennis, perhaps enjoy a workout in the gym, take a picnic to a neighbouring island or hike through the island using the self-guided map.

Of course, there’s plenty of beachfront relaxation to be had too. Each of Bedarra Island Resort’s ten villas is set in its own private location, either right above the beach or hidden in the jungle further up the hill. All are bedecked with balconies and split-level or two-storey layouts; some even boast private plunge pools. It won’t take long for you to fall into island time here at Bedarra.

With only leven villas dotted across the coast and rainforest, you can be sure to enjoy a private, secluded stay at Bedarra Island Resort. All options feature either a split-level or two-storey layout, with outdoor areas for sunbathing, gazing out to sea or even cooling off in a plunge pool. The list of amenities is generous: king-size beds, bathrobes, Aveda toiletries, iPods with docking stations, espresso machines, minibars, bathtubs and 3G internet connections. What’s more, instead of air-conditioning, these villas have natural ventilation and ceiling fans, in line with Bedarra Island Resort’s commitment to sustainability.

The Treehouse Villa

The Treehouse Villa

This villa emerges from the rainforest and looks out over the Coral Sea, covering 88sq m of space which incorporates a split-level terrace and split-level interiors too: the king bedroom on the higher floor with the living area below.
Oceanview Terrace Villa

Oceanview Terrace Villa

Positioned to face Hernandia Bay, these villas have two loungers out on the sundeck as well as dining furniture. Indoors, there’s a bedroom on the higher level and living area below, all of it spread across 76sq m.
Villa North-East

Villa North-East

This villa flaunts a private plunge pool on the sundeck, overlooking Hernandia Bay and accompanied by an outdoor shower, lounge furniture and canopied daybed. The floorplan of 94sq m incorporates a split-level bedroom and living area.
The Pavilion

The Pavilion

Perfect for a romantic escape, this hideout is tucked away in a private setting above Wedgerock Bay and is clad in glass to afford sweeping views of the sea and rainforest. The outdoor zone features a plunge pool, daybed and sundeck, while indoors there’s a separate bedroom and lounge, all found across 87sq m.
The Beach House

The Beach House

Enthroned between the foliage with direct beach access, this two-storey, 100sq m villa comprises a bedroom, sundeck and plunge pool downstairs, and a snug and balcony on the top floor. The bathroom is semi-open-air, complete with an outdoor shower, while the terrace comes with sun loungers overlooking the beach directly below.  
The Point

The Point

The Point is propped up on the rocks by the water’s edge of Hernandia Bay, promising isolation from the rest of the property. The 134sq m floorplan is split across the upper level, where the bedroom is located, and the lower level, home to the living area. Outside, a large sundeck comes complete with a plunge pool, daybed, outdoor shower, open-air living area and sun loungers, all looking out to sea.
Pandanus Villa

Pandanus Villa

A rainforest hideaway located just up from the beach, Pandanus overlooks the sea from its two-storey, 73sq m structure. The top floor houses the bedroom, balcony and powder room, while the lower floor encases the bathroom, lounge and living room, leading to a balcony.  
Nautilus Villa

Nautilus Villa

Views of the beach peek through the jungle here at Nautilus, a 98sq m, split-level villa with plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces. These include the upper bedroom, with vaulted ceilings and doors opening onto a balcony, and the lower living room and lounge that open onto a sundeck. Best of all though, Nautilus features an indoor-outdoor bathroom; you can bathe or shower surrounded by rainforest here!

Bedarra Island Resort may be a barefoot luxury escape, but it comes perfectly equipped too. There’s a gym, shop, lounge and library, as well as a swimming pool, tennis courts and array of watersports gear. Internet is available in 3G form – should you even want it!

Bedarra Island Resort Bar and Restaurant

Bedarra Island Resort Bar and Restaurant

The full-board setup here at Bedarra Island Resort means that all meals and drinks are included in your stay, so head to the restaurant for daily-changing, Asian-inspired menus. In between meals, pour yourself a drink – perhaps a beer, wine, liqueur, or even champagne – in the self-service bar, and snack on fruit, cheese and light bites while looking out to sea. You can also request a romantic meal on the beach, or perhaps a picnic on a desert island should the mood take you.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your time at Bedarra Island Resort can be as active or relaxing as you like, with gorgeous beaches all around to laze on as well as watersports equipment. Take your pick from sea kayaking, snorkelling, diving, stand-up paddle boarding and fishing, all available right from the hotel, or head further afield in the Great Barrier Reef for deep-sea fishing and a whole host of scuba dive sites. On land, you can play tennis or go for a hike through the jungle using maps provided, swim in the pool or go for a workout in the gym.

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  • Time zone: +8 GMT
  • Flight time: 17 hours - 23 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: Optional, but not expected
  • Health considerations: No major health risks. There is no risk of yellow fever in Australia, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population: 26,699,482
  • National languages: English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type I (V), 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Australia if you have a British passport - apply online

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