Let the warm tropical air caress your skin, as the sound of the ocean plays in your ears. The vast crystal waters stretch before you; this is paradise.
The main hub of the Whitsundays coastline, Airlie Beach is a world-renowned holiday destination. A gateway to the Whitsundays islands, it’s only an hour and a half direct flight from Brisbane, two hours from Sydney and three hours from Melbourne.
Peppers Airlie Beach is one of the most exceptional Airlie Beach resorts on offer. Perfectly situated on the mainland, it commands impressive views over the breathtaking Whitsundays Passage. Effortlessly combining the beauty of nature with the comfort, sophistication and service Peppers is known for, this really is the ultimate choice when it comes to accommodation in Airlie Beach.
Local Activities and Attractions
Airlie Beach is the perfect base from which to explore the Whitsundays, whether you’re cruising the islands, exploring the coastline or simply enjoying the township itself.
From Airlie Beach, there are many ways in which to explore the azure waters that surround the Whitsundays. Hire a private yacht and become the master of your own adventure, or book a seat on one of the many charter boats which depart the area and take a day trip out to the Great Barrier Reef. Many tour companies provide guests with the option to scuba dive or snorkel off nearby islands, allowing you to get up close and personal with aquatic life and the brilliant array of coral that carpets the ocean floor.
A day trip to Whitsundays Island should be on everyone’s itinerary. This slice of paradise is home to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, which holds the title of being the most photographed strip of coastline in Australia.
Looking for a slightly different way to experience this tropical paradise? It’s also possible to head out on a jet ski or kayak and enjoy a guided tour of the sparkling waters. For those who want a truly unique experience, it’s also possible to take off on a scenic flight and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the islands and surrounding Great Barrier Reef.
As you might expect, Airlie Beach offers more than beautiful white sand and tropical waters. A cultural hub, there’s a vast array of wining and dining options available. Whether you’d prefer a hip yet affordable meal at Mr Bones, a fine dining experience at Déjà Vu Restaurant or a drink at Banjo’s Bar & Bistro, there’s an option to suit every palate. One of the best-known restaurants in Airlie Beach is The Orange Quote; serving sumptuous Mexican and Latin cuisine, it’s at the top of the list for visitors who appreciate fine food.
Of course when you stay at Peppers Airlie Beach, there’s no need to leave the resort in search of a fine dining establishment. Run by chef Gregory Devine, Tides Restaurant & Bar serves up modern Australian cuisine that features delicate Asian undertones; a true delight for even the most discerning palate.
At the end of a long day out exploring the islands, there’s no better way to relax than with a trip to the day spa. Onsite at Peppers Airlie Beach, Endota Spa offers a range of sumptuous treatment options that are designed to relax and refresh both the mind and body. Using their very own Australian made, organic spa products, the team at Endota take on a holistic approach – leaving you completely stress-free and rejuvenated.
No matter what the temperature, Peppers Airlie Beach allows guests to stay cool and relaxed by the pool, or enjoy a fine glass of wine at Tides Restaurant & Bar in complete air conditioned comfort. In fact it’s possible to enjoy all that Airlie Beach has to offer, regardless of the weather.
Tours and cruises generally operate throughout the year. The good news is that the trade winds passing through the archipelago have a cooling effect, even in the heat of the summer months – which is why the Whitsundays are popular all year round. Although stingers are present in the region between November and May, the tour companies provide those who want to snorkel or dive with full-body stinger suits for complete peace of mind.
Allowing visitors to enjoy the beautiful warm water all year round, Airlie Beach lagoon is a popular place to relax. Featuring a combination of natural and man-made attributes, this public place is free to use and therefore very popular with families. Complemented by lush surrounding lawns, there’s no better place to sunbathe or immerse yourself in a book.
Accommodation in Airlie Beach
When it comes to Airlie Beach resorts, Peppers is your leading choice. With the perfect blend of sophistication and comfort, the resort caters for couples and larger groups alike. Guests are able to choose between one, two and three bedroom apartments – each with their own kitchen, spa and expansive views.
Make Peppers your choice of accommodation in Airlie Beach; the gateway to paradise.