G’day mates! The South Pacific is home to some of the world’s most amazing beaches. From Australia and New Zealand to the Cook Islands and the Maldives – you’ll find amazing beaches and adventures, as well as luxurious accommodations and wonderful service.
With so many beaches and resorts to choose from, it can get a little overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite luxury beachside resorts.
One&Only Hayman Island:
One&Only Hayman Island is located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and is the northernmost of the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland. Here you’ll the most luxurious of resort experiences combined with the natural beauty of the Coral Sea.
qualia- Hamilton Island:
Situated on the northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, qualia is surrounded by the beauty and splendor of the Great Barrier Reef. Here you’ll find relaxation and calm, as you enjoy the beach and watch as the ocean stretches out in front of you.
Truly secluded from the rest of the world, Lizard Island offers 24 sandy white beaches, 40 luxurious suites and is located at the northern most part of the Great Barrier Reef. Lizard Island is a National Park covering 1,013 hectares. Enjoy secluded picnics on gorgeous private beaches, five-star cuisine, and indulg in spa treatments. This amazing resort consistently makes the Top 10 Hotels of the World list, and why wouldn’t it?
At Paihia Beach Resort & Spa you’ll find comfort and relaxation combined with luxury accommodations, stylish amenities and amazing service- set amongst the stunning panoramic backdrop of breathtaking sea views. Located in the Bay of Islands on the Northern Island of New Zealand. Located within walking distance of Paihia Wharf, you’ll find the history and culture of New Zealand surrounds you.
Bora Bora & Tahiti
At Le Taha’a you’ll find yourself surrounded by traditional Polynesian inspired architecture and style. A 5-star property, this amazing resort is located on a “motu” islet. The island is symbolically called the Vanilla Island with its history of Tahitian vanilla cultivation. You’ll also find a few pearl farms amongst the island’s crystal clear waters. Explore lush mountains and valleys, gorgeous lagoons, and other “motu” islets. Le Taha’a is a Tahitian jewel.
Le Meridien Bora Bora:
Le Meridien Bora Bora is located on the southern point of Motu Piti Aau, a 10 kilometer-long islet on a coral reef. Offering amazing views of world-renowned Mount Otemanu, as well as thick coconut forests and colorful villages, white sandy beaches and clear blue waters, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the amazing beauty and luxury Bora Bora is known for.
The Moorea Pearl is a luxurious boutique style hotel, with an amazing blend of luxury and serenity- an ideal destination for couples, honeymooners, divers and families. A traditional Polynesian resort, the Moorea Pearl features loads of different styles of bungalows, included 28 Overwater Bungalows. Here you’ll find amazing views, sandy white beaches and memories to last a lifetime.
Matangi Private Island Resort is situated on it’s own 240-acre island paradise in the North-East part of the Fiji group of islands. Here you’ll find that nature and beauty are not only in your surroundings, but also incorporated in the design and architecture of your accommodations. The authentic Bures and Treehouses are crafted from local hardwoods, bamboo, lava rock and coconut palm thatch. At Matangi it’s all about relaxation and paradise, don’t forget to pamper yourself at the Ocean Spa!
LikuLiku Lagoon Resort is the only resort in Fiji with true Overwater Bures. You’ll find that the resort is a special place designed with a combination luxury, Fijian cultural values, and traditional Fijian architecture. From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the warmth of the Fijian people, and find yourself in a little slice of heaven.
Little Polynesian Resort:
Little Polynesia is located on one of Rarotonga’s finest beaches and on a marine protected lagoon, offering 24 hours of deep-water swimming, splashing about and snorkeling. Here you’ll find a plethora of colorful fish! Your accommodations are just as exotic as your surroundings, as they are built into the natural setting of palm trees and tropical foliage. Each veranda opens up to a striking view of the clear blue ocean, magical waves and framed by lush green palms. Little Polynesia is a New Zealand gem of a getaway.
Located just west of Tahiti are the Cook Islands. Aitutaki is situated in the heart of this group. Aitutaki offers a unqiue Cook Islands experience and is the only Cook Islands resort to offer true Overwater Bungalows. Enjoy panoramic views of Aitutaki Lagoon, treat yourself to a relaxing day at the spa, or spend the day enjoying the crystal clear waters and sandy beaches.
One&Only Reethi Rah:
Let yourself be whisked away to the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean and the luxury of the One&Only Reethi Rah. This Maldives resort offers an unparalleled level of style, choice and personalized exploration. Located on one of the largest Maldivian islands in North Male’ Atoll, you’ll find One&Only Reethi Rah embellished with white sandy coves, turquoise waters, and awe-inspiring ocean views.
This family friendly 5-star resort is the epitome of luxury, relaxation and beauty. From your private villa’s terrace to the sandy white beaches, enjoy the calm ambience Seychelles has to offer. Located on the island of Mahe, you’ll find your accommodations overlook Port Launay National Marine Park, where a treasure trove of diving and snorkeling adventures await.
These are just a handful of the amazing South Pacific beaches we love. Are you ready for a great South Pacific Getaway? Give us a call today at 773-951-8517 or click here to view sample itineraries. We’ve also got some great handcrafted family adventures, check them out!