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"Just spent 5 nights at Elysian- this place is brilliant! The staff are amazing people, the food is magnificent and the villas and swimming is beautifu ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 24 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Whitsundays awaits you at Elysian Retreat, Whitsunday Islands (Adults Only). You'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Hamilton Island Golf Club and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Catseye Beach. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a private beach, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body wraps, body scrubs, and mani/pedis. The fine-dining restaurant, Elysian, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar or beach bar, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the free pool cabanas and pool loungers as well as access to kayaking. Plus you'll find a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free cooked-to-order breakfast is offered between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Whitsundays hotel, you'll be 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Hamilton Island Marina and 31.2 km (19.4 mi) from Port of Airlie.

Oceanfront Villa North

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Oceanfront Villa South

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Elysian Retreat ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Elysian Retreat

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5 out of 5
Just spent 5 nights at Elysian- this place is brilliant! The staff are amazing people, the food is magnificent and the villas and swimming is beautiful. Most relaxing holiday we have had in a long time!

Posted by , from Brisbane on 24 Oct. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Oct. 2020 by Charlton

Thank you so much for your wonderful review Marty, we loved having you :) We wish you all the best!

All-inclusive Details

  • All food and beverages included
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Surcharge for bottled wine
  • Surcharge for bottled liquor
  • Alcoholic beverages not included
  • All on-site activities, facilities and equipment included
  • Snorkelling included
  • Kayaking included
  • Cooking classes/lessons included
  • Motorised water sports not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transport to off-site activities not included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Local beverages and soft drinks only

Property Features

A private beach is featured. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Free breakfast is served daily. An outdoor pool, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Elysian Retreat, Whitsunday Islands (Adults Only). A complete renovation of Elysian Retreat, Whitsunday Islands (Adults Only) was completed in December 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Whitsundays hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 12 buildings
  • 60 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1994
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Water dispenser
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Elysian Retreat, Whitsunday Islands (Adults Only) offers 10 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 58-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and free minibar items. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries. Refrigerators and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • MP3 dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Elysian - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 16
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests must transfer via helicopter to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

To get to the property, guests need to transfer by helicopter. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Guests must contact this property at least 5 days prior to arrival to reserve a helicopter transfer to the resort.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 350.0 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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You should know

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 9 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.