Qualia -Hamilton Island’s world-class luxury resort

A world-class luxury resort in the Whitsundays. qualia is a private world of sensory perfection on Hamilton Island.

Perfectly positioned on the only Great Barrier Reef island with its own commercial jet airport, qualia is on the eastern edge of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

Getting here and getting around

Touch down at Hamilton Island airport, 16 kilometres from the Queensland coast, and your secluded pavilion at qualia is just minutes away by VIP transport.

Qualia is  on Hamilton Island, sits in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef just off Australia’s Queensland coast. It can be reached in only a few hours by plane from any of the international gateway cities on Australia’s coast.The nearest airport is Great Barrier Reef Airport : 4 km / 3 miles

Qualia is a luxury retreat on Hamilton Island, at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. This 5-star resort offers exclusive accommodation, a fantastic Spa, gourmet dining and beautiful beaches.

With a relaxed aspect and mesmerizing calmness, time seems to stretch forever. qualia is exclusively for guests aged 16 or over.


Qualia in Latin means “a collection of deeper sensory experiences”. Guests here enjoy minimal design, for maximum views. Qualia’s exquisitely designed pavilions promise privacy and luxury on Hamilton Island’s secluded northern tip. Each of 60 light-filled pavilions faces the water, surrounded by tropical bushland with uninterrupted views over the sea.

All the villas have a master bedroom, separate living room, and a luxury en-suite bathroom. You may choose between the Leeward Pavilions which have a private sundeck or the Windward Pavilions which boast a private infinity plunge pool. There are 2 infinity-edge swimming pools for guests to relax by or chill out on the beautiful beach. Guests can make use of the complimentary kayaks and snorkeling gear or hire one of the 17-foot catamarans.

The Spa offers a great selection of body treatments, therapies, and massages. All guests staying at Qualia receive free VIP transfers between the resort and Hamilton Island Airport or Marina. Each pavilion also comes with a 2-seater golf buggy which can be used around the resort or to explore the island


Qualia is situated on the secluded northern-most tip of Hamilton Island surrounded by all the splendor of the Great Barrier Reef.