10 great reasons to stay at qualia:

  • there is a number of on-site experiences including culinary classes and private beach picnics

  • or go further afield for a round of golf, visit Whitehaven Beach or take an evening sunset cruise

  • take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef to explore the coral gardens and maybe do some diving

  • join a wine-matching masterclass or signature Talk & Taste epicurean experience and explore wines from qualia’s extensive cellar

  • the qualia library is a quiet spot to read, relax and enjoy indoor games like cards and chess

  • qualia offers 3 stunning accommodation styles - the Leeward Pavilions, the Windward Pavilions and the Beach House

  • 2 dining venues, the Long Pavilion and Pebble Beach Restaurant, provide beautiful locations to dine throughout the day and into the evening

  • Spa qualia is an international standard resort spa with a full menu of treatments and health options

  • flexibility with a range of luxury packages featuring different dining inclusions and signature experiences

  • explore the sights of Hamilton Island with your own golf cart


Luxurious adults-only qualia sits tucked away at the secluded northern tip of Hamilton Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays off Australia’s north Queensland coast. qualia is a unique Australian expression of luxury where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses, and is the perfect place to rest and recharge.

Arrive to Hamilton Island by plane (flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Brisbane arrive daily), private jet, ferry from Airlie Beach, or by heli transfer. The qualia concierge team will meet you wherever you touch down on the island.

qualia’s sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, with 60 individual pavilions, some incorporating private plunge pools and all with breathtaking views of nearby islands and the Coral Sea. Rates include either breakfast, or dinner and breakfast, all non-alcoholic drinks and 24 hour chauffeur service.

Two exclusive dining areas, the Long Pavilion and Pebble Beach, provide stunning places to enjoy fresh and innovative cuisine. Long Pavilion is home to the resort’s more relaxed dining experience showcasing fresh local and organic produce. Pebble Beach presents the ultimate expression of elegance, balance of flavours and presentation as qualia’s signature dining experience.

qualia offers a choice of 60 individual pavilions, including spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Leeward and Windward) that provide an indulgent space to relax in and unwind, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. There is also a stunning Beach House with a spacious entertaining area, 10-person dining room, private full-sized swimming pool and a separate guesthouse.

The Leeward Pavilions face to the south-west, offering views of the Coral Sea, Dent Passage and amazing sunsets from the private sundeck.The beautifully appointed pavilions are each 90 square metres and feature a living area, king bed or split twins and an ensuite.

 The Windward Pavilions face north, with expansive views over Whitsunday Island and the Coral Sea. With 120 square metres of indulgent space to relax and unwind in, features include a separate living room and bedroom with a king bed or split twins, an ensuite, and also offer the added indulgence of a private plunge pool.

For a truly memorable experience step inside Spa qualia, which offers an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. Spa qualia is an all-encompassing, sensory experience with six deluxe treatment rooms, a relaxation area with steam room and outdoor tropical vichy shower, along with an open air yoga and meditation pavilion.

qualia's distinctive style combined with its sun-drenched location and intuitive service makes it a luxurious resort of world-class standards. It is a rare and precious place that immerses guests in an environment that must be visited to be fully appreciated.

Please note qualia is exclusively for guests aged 16 or over.


Leeward Pavilion rates at qualia - from $AU 1,300 per night for 2 people twin share

Windward Pavilion rates at qualia - from $AU 2,000 per night for 2 people twin share

Beach House rates at qualia - from $AU 4,750 per night