ad collaborative post // Some holiday destinations just have it all. Beautiful weather, a relaxing atmosphere and an amazing array of activities to suit all styles. One of these holiday destinations is none other than Palm Cove. Located on the North East Coast of Australia, in Queensland, Palm Cove is a sleepy seaside village that is a bit of a hidden gem.
Those who have had the pleasure of visiting Palm Cove liken it to paradise. The beautiful ocean is right there, the food is delicious, and the places you can stay are incredible.
If you’re looking for a charming holiday destination that is conveniently located near major cities where you can avoid the hustle and bustle of these major cities, then Palm Cove is the perfect place for you.
Keep reading to learn about some of the incredible activities you can give a go when you visit Palm Cove.
1. Enjoy the Beautiful Waters
Whether you’re a swimmer or not, you will probably agree that there is something so alluring about the water. And in Palm Cove, you’ve got your pick of swimming spots to cool off in (or near).
You can swim in the beautiful, almost always warm, waters of the Coral Sea that lines the Palm Cove shoreline; you can enjoy lazing about poolside at your luxury hotel near Cairns; or you can even taken a walk off the beaten track and enjoy a dip in a freshwater swimming hole in the nearby Wet Tropics rainforest.
Whichever option you choose, you will not be disappointed.
2. Indulge in a Pampering Session
If there is one thing you can certainly enjoy when you’re in Palm Cove, it’s being pampered. Palm Cove has some of the crème de la crème day spas to choose from – it’s not called the Spa Capital of Australia for nothing.
Whether you’re looking to get your hair done, your nails, or a full body massage, you can truly unwind in this gorgeous oasis.
If we had to pick any day spa from the bunch, we would suggest the Reef House Day Spa – it’s located at the beach front Reef House Hotel, and people travel very far and very wide to experience the amazing treatments and rituals of this spa.
Well worth a visit, you’ll be feeling your best in no time.
3. Salute the Sun Beachside
If you’re a bit of a yogi then Palm Cove is the perfect place to keep it up. Even if you haven’t tried it before, why not dive right into the yoga world with a beachfront yoga session.
You can connect with your mind, body and soul each morning in the fresh air of the Palm Cove beach.
There’s no better way to start your day.
4. Discover the Daintree
The Wet Tropics is a World Heritage listed natural attraction that just so happens to be a stone’s throw away from Palm Cove.
The Daintree rainforest, the world’s oldest rainforest, is part of this amazing collection of rainforest land in the region and it is well worth a visit.
From 4WD trips to river cruises, hiking to horse riding, there are so many different ways to discover the natural beauty, unique flora and impressive fauna. You can opt for self-guided adventures where you chase waterfalls and take it at your own pace, or you can choose from a huge range of guided tours.
Whichever way you look at it, adventure is on the cards.
5. Get to Know the Marine Life of the Great Barrier Reef
Not only is Palm Cove super close to the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics rainforest, it’s also incredibly close to the amazing Great Barrier Reef.
This incredible attraction is visited by more than 2 million people a year, and for good reason, it is a truly stunning and awe strikingly beautiful destination.
With over 3000 individual reef systems, hard and soft corals and of course one of the richest arrays of marine life you will ever see in one place, it is an un-missable place to visit.
You can discover the beauty in lots of ways, from above with a helicopter ride or scenic flight, on the surface, from a glass bottomed boat, or immerse yourself right in there and swim, snorkel and scuba dive to meet your new friends.
Spoil Yourself in Paradise
There aren’t many holiday destinations that offer you all these experiences and so much more. Don’t let the sleepy nature of Palm Cove fool you, it’s an incredible place just waiting for you to visit today