About Airlie Beach
The Gateway To 74 Whitsundays Islands And The Great Barrier Reef
Airlie Beach is the vibrant hub of the Whitsundays and the ideal mainland base for fun and adventure in the Whitsundays. It is the perfect launching pad for activities on the water and in the lush, green rainforest of the Whitsunday Coast.
Soak up the laid-back, tropical atmosphere and instantly tune into holiday mode. Stroll through the boutiques, cafes and shops of the main street. Relax by the Airlie Beach lagoon and head to the Saturday morning markets that offer a quaint range of local arts and crafts, fresh fruit and vegetables and much more.
It’s noteworthy to know the Esplanade is the main hub of Airlie Beach tourism offering many resorts and hostels as well as dining spots and bars. Most are located on the beach and undoubtedly have million-dollar sea views.
Escape To Tropical Paradise
Escape to paradise for your next holiday whether it be a romantic getaway on the water, a family holiday at the islands or a game fishing trip with your mates. Airlie Beach has got you covered!
Port of Airlie Marina, a boutique location for mariners worldwide. With easy access to the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef through booking your luxury boat cruise with Topnotch Game Fishing. Enjoy your stay in delux holiday accommodation overlooking the coral sea and enjoying an array of gourmet dining options and retail outlets after your charter. There has never been a better time to visit Port of Airlie.
Airlie Beach Accommodation
Close To Port Of Airlie Marina
After booking your luxury Whitsunday private charter with Topnotch Game Fishing, second thing to do is make a reservation for your accommodation in Airlie Beach. Indeed the perfect choice of luxury resorts with stunning views of the Coral Sea and closest proximity of the marina, the Topnotch team highly recommend you stay at:
Peppers Airlie Beach 4.5****
The ambience is undoubtedly luxurious and this Airlie Beach accommodation is especially modern. The infinity pool has spectacular views of the Coral Sea and islands dot the horizon. Your accommodation in Airlie Beach has wide balconies and is open to the warm breezes. There’s freshly caught reef fish on the plate, and a resort pool – the passage to total relaxation and tropical adventure. Clearly a popular choice for the ultimate tropical getaway.
Here you are immersed in an island atmosphere, providing the ideal place to discover this tropical region. Whatever your holiday plans are to do during your stay, this waterfront location of this Airlie Beach is italic. Make the most of the onsite facilities including a resort swimming pool, sundeck, tennis court, barbeque area and even a children’s playground. Its noteworthy to know onsite secure car parking and also high-speed internet access in every apartment.
Cater for your family and friends in this self-contained accommodation, or stroll to the Airlie Beach Esplanade – home to a multitude of restaurants, bars and shops, and the waterfront farmer’s market on Saturday mornings too. Best of all a very short walk to boarding Brilliant Company for your luxurious Whitsunday charter.
Port Of Airlie Marina Dinning
Walk into Boathouse Fish bar and get swept up in the Port of Airlie Marina charm. Settle into one of the comfy couches; the perfect spot for a lazy afternoon. Swap stories of fishing and adventure over a signature cocktail and a bite.
The Coffee Club of course! Since 1989, we have been the place to meet, when catching up with friends, family or work colleagues. With The Coffee Club, you can expect good food, great service and excellent coffee.
Indoor and outdoor seating is available from which you are invited to explore our unique daily cocktail list and food specials. If the decisions are all too much, then go for our tasting menu or just ask the team to look after you.
Denman’s is the first of its kind; a restaurant that doubles up as a bottle shop. Denman’s has an impressive range of over 300 different options of beer and cider from all over the world. These options are available to guests dining in the restaurant or as take away items to be enjoyed at home. Denman’s does specialise in Beer, however, are not only limited to Malty and Hoppy Options. They offer quality wine and a large selection of non-alcoholic beverages.
New modern décor, while serving the old traditional Italian cuisine back to life. With recipes being passed down through generations, very traditional. Gourmet Pizzas, pasta, pork sausage, homemade meatballs that would make your mouth water. Buying the best local seafood & meats on the market and fresh ingredients. Homemade Desserts our famous tiramisu and Italian doughnuts a must try.
How To Get To The Whitsundays By Air
Firstly if your travelling to the Whitsundays from overseas, fly into Brisbane, Cairns, Sydney or Melbourne. Secondly book a domestic flight into one of the two airports in the Whitsundays. Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, offers the best range of connecting flights into the region. The following two airports service the Whitsundays daily.
Great Barrier Reef Airport, Hamilton Island (HTI)
Located on Hamilton Island, the airport is serviced by Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas Link with daily flights from Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and connection points beyond. Cruise Whitsundays operates ferries from Hamilton Island to transfer passengers to Airlie Beach on the Whitsunday Coast and other island resorts.
Whitsunday Coast Airport, Proserpine (PPP)
Whitsunday Coast Airport is located near Proserpine, approximately 25 minutes from Airlie Beach. The airport is currently serviced by three domestic carriers Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Tiger Airways.
Visiting The Whitsundays By Road
The Bruce Highway is the major highway linking all Queensland's coastal towns and cities. This main road runs through Proserpine and Bowen, with Airlie Beach located approximately 20 minutes drive off the Bruce Highway at Proserpine. Just follow the signs to Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands along Shute Harbour Road.