Palm Cove offers a superb selection of accommodation ranging from budget to luxury five star beachfront resorts, self contained holiday apartments and holiday homes & villas. You will find most accommodation conveniently located along the Esplanade, or a short stroll from the beach.

Choosing a resort stay, in most cases, comes with the added convenience of bar/cafe facilities situated within the complex, numerous pools, day spa, gym facilities and games room.

If you prefer to self cater then most holiday apartments come fully equipped with kitchen facilities. It is possible to purchase all the basic essentials locally, or you can visit Clifton Shopping Village or Smithfield Shopping Centre to stock up for your stay.

our top picks

With a range of accommodation catering from budget to luxury, couples and families, resorts and self-catering, here are our top picks to help you with your accommodation selection.


Sea Temple Resort Palm Cove

Located at the southern end of Palm Cove beach. This boutique accommodation provides an ideal luxury getaway for couples and families with a range of studios, spa rooms and apartments - some with prvate plunge pools or private rooftop spas. There are three swimming pools – a large lagoon pool, a lap-style pool, and a children’s lagoon pool, plus two spas. A perfectly located Lagoon Bar signifys what resort holidays are all about, pure relaxation and indulgence! 

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore is the only resort in Palm Cove with absolute beach frontage. Large apartment style 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Suites are situated overlooking the palm fringed beach, tropical gardens and resort swimming pools. Highly acclaimed Nu Nu restaurant, headed up by Nick Holloway (ex-Head Chef Pearl Melbourne), offers an eclectic mix of Australian food inspired by world travels. Alamanda Palm Cove also offers the ultimate romantic setting for a destionation wedding.

Peppers Beach Club & Spa

The dazzling white washed walls of Peppers Beach Club & Spa, massive age-old Melaleuca trees and the palm fringed esplanade has made Palm Cove an iconic destination. Accommodation at this stunning five star resort ranges from elegant Suites and Spa Rooms, to 1 and 2 Bedroom Penthouses with private rooftop terraces, barbeques and a plunge pool or jacuzzi. A central free form lagoon pool with beach and swim-up bar completes the stylishly laid back atmosphere that Palm Cove is famous for.


Amphora Resort
Amphora Resort offers modern self-contained 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments set around a spectacular swimming lagoon. Each apartment includes kitchen/laundry facilities. Vivo Bar & Grill which was listed in the Top 200 Restaurants in Australia according to Gourmet Traveller, is situated at the front of the resort. Meanwhile for those who are in need of some pampering, Palm Cove Retreat Day Spa at Amphora offers a range of treatments including facials, massages, body therapies and manicures.

Sanctuary Palm Cove
Sanctuary Palm Cove offers the most spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments, all surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and overlooking a natural lagoon. This property is ideal for families and groups of friends where you can enjoy the tropical sunshine on the sun-lounges, swim some laps in the 25m pool (heated during winter), let the kids play in the shaded wading pool, or enjoy an invigorating spa. There is an undercover area with plenty of seating for you to cook up a bbq lunch or dinner.

Island Views

At a generous 211 square metres, these are the most spacious and luxurious beachfront apartments in Palm Cove, and come highly recommended. Each Three bedroom holiday apartment is designed to easily switch into a 1 or 2 Bedroom configuration if required. All apartments are individually owned and decorated and are consistent in quality and presentation. Situated directly opposite Palm Cove beach, these apartments are perfect for a family beach holiday, and will not disappoint!


The Reef House - MGallery Collection is a multi award winning boutique resort with a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. Every evening candles are lit around the resort at sundown and guests are invited to a complimentary glass of Brigadiers Punch. The colonial-style architecture is designed to capture the romance of the tropics and the charm of a bygone era. Perfectly positioned in the heart of Palm Cove, The Reef House is perfect for a romantic couples getaway or celebrating a special occasion in style.

Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa

Set amongst majestic mango trees, 150 metres of swimming pools and 2.5 acres of tropically landscaped gardens, Mango Lagoon provides a range of Balinese inspired hotel rooms and suites to suit all budgets. Lounge around one of the property's 4 swimming pools or visit Doungdee Wellness Spa at Mango Lagoon offering a variety of treatments and healings for the body, mind and soul. From here it is just a short stroll to the beautiful Palm Cove beach.


Paradise on the Beach

Paradise on the Beach offers 34 well appointed studios and suites to suit all budgets. Perfectly positioned along Palm Cove Esplanade, choose from standard Studio Rooms, Ocean View Studios or a Beachfront Spa Unit. The Ocean View Studios overlook stunning Palm Cove Beach, all with spacious balconies & stylish bathrooms. The Beachfront Spa Units have the added feature of a seperate entertainment & dining area, plus spa bath. With cool terracotta floors and timber plantation shutters, this is paradise!


The Villas Palm Cove

The Villas Palm Cove provides an ideal getaway for groups, couples, friends and families. Comprising of spacious open plan contemporary 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom Self Contained Villas & Apartments - the largest villa sleeps up to 9 guests. All 1 and 2 storey villas include their own private courtyard, in addition the 'Oasis Villas' feature private plunge pools. Enjoy free WIFI throughout the property. Located just an 8 minute stroll to the Palm Cove Esplanade.

Paradise Palms Resort
Paradise Palms Resort located just outside of Palm Cove (about a 5 minute drive) on the Paradise Palms Golf Course & Country Club. Ideal for families the resort features 2 swimming pools - Terrace pool with toddlers pool & 25 metre lap pool. “Pelicans in Paradise” adventure playground includes 2 acres of fun for kids including giant 21m jumping pillow, climbing spider, cubby houses. For golf enthusiasts Paradise Palms is consistently ranked in Top 100 Golf Courses in Australia.

Amphora Palm Cove

Accommodation at Mantra Amphora Resort ranges from Hotel rooms to self-contained 1, 2 & 3 bedroom Apartments. An ideal resort to escape with the family, celebrate a nearby wedding or just take some time out. The award winning central lagoon pool is great for kids with shallow and deep areas, making it suitable for all ages. There is also a children's wading pool. The beach is literally metres across the road and Vivo Bar & Grill is situated at the front of the resort overlooking the palm lined Esplanade. 


Sarayi Boutique Hotel

Boutique accommodation at a budget price - where else can you capture beachfront views, experience the ultimate in luxury and be situated opposite Palm Cove Beach. Offering spacious Garden Studios, Hotel rooms and One Bedroom Self Contained apartments with either mountain or ocean views. The stunning rooftop pool area offers spectacular mountain views and is the place to be for weekly yoga and pilates classes. It also makes the perfect setting for a wedding reception.


The Villas Palm Cove

The Villas Palm Cove comprises of spacious open plan contemporary 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom Self Contained Villas & Apartments - ideal for groups, couples, friends and families. The Villas range from 1 and 2 storey, each with its own private courtyard decorated with palm trees, Melaleucas and other native plants. Located just an 8 minute stroll to the Esplanade, Stay longer and Save! The Villas offers great Stay/Pay deals with the average nightly rate offering excellent value.