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Qualia (pronounced kwah-lee-ah) in Latin means "a collection of deeper sensory experiences".

Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Qualia is nestled in the most pristine and secluded position on the island. It’s a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses. The resort immerses you in a relaxed atmosphere, offering personalised and intuitive service.

Qualia’s sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, with 60 individual pavilions, some incorporating private plunge pools or experience the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with its own guest pavilion.

Here, you can feel time unravel however you choose. Facilities include two serene pools, library, private dining room, two bars and restaurants and a fitness centre. Guests also have their own two-seater golf buggy, allowing the rest of the Island to be explored at a leisurely pace. For a truly memorable experience step inside ‘Spa Qualia’, which offers an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. Spa Qualia is an all-encompassing, sensory experience with six deluxe treatment rooms, a relaxation area with steam room and outdoor tropical vichy shower, along with an open air yoga and meditation pavilion.

For those with a more adventurous spirit, the Great Barrier Reef is the perfect place to make some unexpected discoveries. Head off on a diving or snorkeling adventure, or marvel at the wondrous diversity of underwater life on a reef tour. There is also a wide variety of water sports to pursue.

Qualia has been carefully planned to create an experience that will be treasured always. It should come as no surprise then that Qualia can also make possible those special and personal moments to ensure each visit is truly unforgettable. Why not secure the services of a yacht and cruise the Whitsundays, unwind on the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach, or take a bird’s eye view on a private, scenic helicopter flight? There are many ways to complement a stay at Qualia.

No sensory experience would be complete without the opportunity to sample the fresh and innovative. Qualia’s two exclusive restaurants, Pebble Beach and the Long Pavilion, provide the ideal stage upon which the Executive Chef delivers exceptional culinary talents.

Qualia is a rare and precious place that immerses guests in an environment that must be visited to be fully appreciated. Experience qualia now, with just a short direct flight taking only 2-3 hours from international gateway cities on Australia’s east coast.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach Nearby
  • Fitness / Gym
  • Heli-Pad
  • Ocean View
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • On-site restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

Leeward Pavilion

Master BedroomKing Bed

Windward Pavilion

Master BedroomKing Bed (or twin singles)

Beach House

Master Bedroom King Bed

Bedroom 2 King Bed (or twin singles)