Qualia PL (Kwah-lee-ah) ” a collection of deep sensory experiences”.
With its own definitive style and mesmerising calmness, sit back and feel time unravel at Qualia. It’s where you’ll discover an indulgent experience in a place of rare natural beauty.
Qualia Hamilton Island is situated on the secluded northern-most tip of the Island surrounded by the unsurpassed beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. This resort immerses guests in a relaxed atmosphere, offering personalised and intuitive service. Qualia Resort Hamilton Island is a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses.
Qualia Resort is a unique Australian expression of world-class luxury and an outstanding example of design. Fine textures and beautiful stone sit hand-in-hand with fragrant Eucalyptus. Elegant and timeless pavilions are sympathetically positioned in harmony with the Island’s unique location.
Qualia’s sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, with a choice of 60 extremely private individual pavilions, many of which have a private plunge pool and natural touches like outdoor showers.
Facilities include two serene pools, a fitness centre, a library, private dining room, two bars and restaurants exclusive to in-house guests, offering fine, fresh and innovative food by the Executive Chef.
Guests may indulge and unwind at the stunning Spa qualia, which offers an authentically Australian spa menu, incorporating treatments that have been thoughtfully designed to rebalance the synergy between mind and body.
- Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar fly to Hamilton Island. Business/first class not available on these airlines
- Ferry trip from Shute Harbour on the mainland takes just 30 minutes, with more than a dozen services throughout the day.
- Private aircraft charter – a return trip from Sydney to Hamilton Island is approximately $25,000, in a Beechjet 400A for 6-7 Passengers.
Fares are subject to change and availability.
There is an additional cost of approx $2300 per day standing charge for crew costs.
Smaller aircraft’s for up to 4 passengers are also available upon request.
Staying at Qualia
Time itself seems to stretch at Qualia Hamilton Island. Your senses become more receptive to everything around you from the smooth stones under your feet at pebble beach to the gentle breeze of the Coral Sea.
No sensory experience would be complete without the palate being stimulated by the fresh and innovative. Qualia provides the stage upon which the executive chef delivers her exceptional culinary talents to inspire palette.
Qualia Resort has two exclusive restaurants locations to discover in Qualia itself or should you wish you can dine at the other fine dining restaurants on the island whilst you stay. Within Qualia, guests can enjoy the ultimate fine dining at the Long Pavillion for a more relaxed casual experience at Pebble Beach.
The Long Pavillion is ideally suited for breezy breakfasts. In the afternoon, it transforms so guests can enjoy cocktails and then formal dining in the evening, which includes Qualia’s signature degustation menu with seven courses and an accompanying wine cellar.
The more casual Pebble Beach restaurant is located by the waters edge. It offers contemporary Australian informal lunching at it’s best. Then guests can relax in to an afternoon and enjoy the sun-drenched terrace and beachside cocktail bar.
Alternatively, guests can also order in-room platters, or discover other restaurants on the island in their personal golf buggy.
However, you choose to unwind can be catered for. Qualia Resort Hamilton Island’s facilities include a gym with access to a personal trainer, two serene pools, a library, private dining room, two restaurants and a bar.
Or for that truly memorable experience step inside and visit Spa Qualia, which has an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. Spa Qualia is an all encompassing, sensual experience with facilities including Roman Baths, and invigorating Swiss shower, a steam room along with an open air yoga and meditation pavilion.
Surrounded by the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Qualia Resort puts a great many pursuits at your disposal. Your can take part in all manner of water sports, diving and snorkelling, reef tours and fishing.
Should you wish to spend your time on a yacht visiting the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach, or booking a scenic helicopter flight it can be arranged so your time away is uniquely yours.
Situated in the Whitsundays, Qualia Hamilton Island puts the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef right at your doorstep. Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, surrounding guests with some of the most stunning and spectacular waters to be found anywhere in the world.
What’s more, with a direct flight taking only 2-3 hours from international gateway cities on Australia’s East Coast, Qualia truly is a world-class destination without the journey.
At Qualia Resort Hamilton Island guests have priority access to Australia’s only island championship golf course, the Hamilton Island Golf Club, with stunning 360 degree views of the Whitsunday Islands from every hole; one of the world’s top 10 beaches, Whitehaven Beach; spectacular heli-diving on the untouched Great Barrier Reef; and unparalleled sailing through the Whitsunday passage. Or if relaxation is the goal, qualia will personally take guests to a neighbouring beach for a gourmet picnic for two.