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Samsara Holiday House

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

High amongst the trees next to the National Park, Samsara is a spacious, fully airconditioned 2 bedroom holiday home which is extremely private, yet close to all amenities.

Samsara sleeps a maximum of 4 adults & 2 children.

Prices are based on a maximum of 4 guests.

Additional guests will incur an extra fee of $20.00 each/stay.



Weekly $830 $870 $920

2-nights $160/n $160/n $165/n

3-4 nights $120/n $140/n $145/n

5-6 nights $110/n $130/n $135/n

Note that Homeaway charge the guest a booking fee on top of these prices between 3% & 12% depending on the length of stay.

There is a 4 night minimum stay for the Christmas/ New Year & Easter period.

The house is unfenced so merges into the beauty of the park with impressive trees, granite boulders & a seasonal creek.

Relax on the deck & watch the Island's wildlife.

In the wet season the creek runs past the house so you have your own private spa with a rock pool 40 metres upstream.

The Rainbow Lorikeets & Kookaburra's visit the deck every day & Koala's inhabit the trees at the rear of the house.

As evening approaches, the Possums, Curlews & Wallabies emerge.

Alma Bay (the island's best swimming beach) is only a 12 minute walk & has a shady lawn area & play park for children.

Please note that Samsara is UNFENCED & surrounded by quite rocky terrain & does not have an outdoor play area for young children.

The kitchen is well equipped & includes a large fridge, convection cooktop & a pantry.

Dining table seats 6 & lounge seating for 8.

The lounge & dining area is very spacious with 6 large double glass sliding doors to admire the scenery.

The doors are also screened to let the breezes through & keep out the insects & wildlife.

The house is fully air-conditioned & also has pedestal fans.

Bedrooms are upstairs on a large divided loft.

Look closely at the bedroom photo's in case the lack of sound privacy is an issue, as the rooms are separated by slatted privacy screens.

1 Queen bed, 2 King singles & 2 singles, portacot

There is additional bedding for the cooler months

Bathroom also incorporates laundry with a large washing machine & dryer

Separate toilet

There are board games for all ages including a full size Chess set.

There are books for all ages including a small but growing foreign language section.

Gas BBQ & outdoor furniture provided on front & rear decks

Parking for 2 cars under the house

As the property is unfenced & due to the abundance of wildlife, Samsara is not suitable for pets.

Property sleeps up to 6 guests.

A restriction applies - no more than 2 adults / bedroom.

There is a minimum 4 night stay from Christmas to New Year period & the Easter break.


Two thirds of Magnetic Island is National Park featuring huge stands of eucalyptus trees and abundant wildlife, including koalas, wallabies and varied birdlife. There are 23 beaches and bays some of which are readily accessible.

There are nearly 25 km of walking tracks.

Water sports include parasailing, sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, diving, jetski tours, and fishing trips.

Buses & taxi's meet every ferry & service all the major bays

Cars, scooters & bicycles are available for hire.

You can do an accredited diving course or just hire a snorkel & fins & explore the reef at Geoffrey, Arthur & Florence bays.

Two sets of snorkelling gear & 2 fishing rods & a tackle box are available for guest use.

There are day tours to the outer reef.

Guided horse rides through Horseshoe Bay & on the beach

Wednesday night there's the Toad races at Arcadia (more exciting than you would think), the Stage Door cabaret on Friday & Saturday night, Arcadia markets at the RSL on Friday, Sunday roast & quiz night at the RSL & many annual events such as the Jazz festival.

The are great restaurants on the island.

Book a table at the Barefoot Art Food & Wine at Horseshoe Bay to watch the amazing sunsets & view the work of the local artists.

Visit the Friday night markets in Arcadia at the RSL & the Arcadia Hotel for local arts & crafts & food stalls, & the Horseshoe Bay weekend markets.


Property Type:House

Bedrooms:2 - sleeps max of 4 adults @ 2 children

1 x Queen, 2 King singles & 2 singles

Well equipped kitchen


Dining seats 6

Lounge seats 8

3 balconies with park views

Bathroom:1 - with a view

Separate toilet

Gas Barbeque

Outdoor furniture

Air Conditioning

Fully screened

Linen supplied


Digital TV, DVD & Stereo

Clothes Dryer

Washing Machine


Hair dryer

2 sets of snorkelling gear available

Fishing rod & tackle box available

Adjacent to National Park

10 minutes from well stocked convenience store with meat, fruit, bread & gourmet items.

12 minutes from the beach

5 minutes from bus stop

Extremely private

More Details

Eleanor Williams
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Arcadia, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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Samsara Holiday House
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Nth Qld

Peaceful & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

A very peaceful and relaxing stay at Samsara. Great facilities, very clean, fabulous location. Friendly kookaburras come to visit each day! Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Loved every second!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Samsara Holiday House. It was such a beautiful and secluded tranquil setting, yet still close enough to the beaches and shops. Our children loved feeding the kookaburras that would visit each morning. The house itself looked as good as the pictures which can sometimes be deceiving. There was ample room for our family of 4 and we were all very comfortable. We have stayed at a few different properties on Magnetic Island but this was by far our favourite and we look forward to visiting again!

  • Review Submitted: 26/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent would go back

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful and private a wonderful place a great central location

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing and beautiful house. We loved the closeness to nature right in the yard. Peaceful sound of the river/creek was great Great facilities in the house and comfortable beds. My young children loved playing in the rockpool. Very short walk to the waterfall once we went exploring. Relatively close to alma beach

  • Review Submitted: 22/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Townsville, Queensland, Australien

Very nice home for Naturlower!

  • 4 of 5

Nice quite position. There are only balcony not outdoor possibility to play for kids!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margot, I am sorry the house was unsuitable for your grandchild. The site description does state that the property is unfenced but I will make this clearer for future travellers. Thank you for your response.
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the location and the wildlife that came to visit

  • Review Submitted: 13/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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