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The Point Whitsundays, romantic and luxurious spa

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy a swim in your own private and exclusive infinity pool and sip champagne in the jacuzzi whilst taking in the some of the best views on the planet! Cook up a gourmet dinner or simply order in take-way - you never need leave this true paradise.

The panorama will spellbind you. The amazing view is constantly changing with the tides, tropical weather, passing boats coming in and out of the harbour and the beautiful World Heritage mountains. You may be able to catch sight of sea turtles, whales, dolphins and dugongs. It's so beautiful you really won't want to leave!

The ultimate destination accommodation, Whitsunday retreat is a unique waterfront studio overlooking Whitsunday islands, mountains and boat harbour. Enjoy the privacy, romance and serenity, all less than 8km to the cafes and restaurants of AIRLIE BEACH. Don't stay at a noisy holiday apartment in town. At Whitsunday Retreat you can enjoy the services of Airlie and come back to your own serene retreat.

Spoil yourself and enjoy the privacy, romance and serenity that Whitsunday Retreat offers!

- Complimentary bottle of champagne on arrival

- EXCLUSIVE USE OF INFINITY POOL AND SPA + PRIVACY.

- Fully self-contained and self-serviced

- Very comfortable queen-size bed

- Kitchenette with filtered water from the tap, a fridge, microwave, coffee maker and bench-top stove

- Barbecue, outdoor lounge chairs and table

- Movie library with over 70 movies, TV shows and music

- Free WIFI

- Quiet, serene location 8km from the restaurants and cafes of Airlie Beach

- Best views in the world

- Very clean and contemporary design

- Air conditioning

- Eco friendly - we run on solar power with battery backup

- Owner managed and run

To maintain your privacy, the studio is not serviced. Cleaning during your stay can be arranged if requested, for additional cost.

STRICTLY NO SCHOOL LEAVERS

THE WEATHER

The Whitsundays enjoys a tropical climate of hot, humid summers, warm winters and bright spring and autumn days. Average daily temperatures range from around 23 degrees celsius in the winter months of June and July, and up to 30 degrees celsius with humidity in December and January during the height of summer in February. Water temperatures remain a welcoming 25 degrees celsius most of the year round.

The tropical wet season occurs during January to March when days can be steamy and the summer heat is often broken by tropical showers at night.

HIRE CAR

Because we are out of town it is highly recommended to hire a car from the many hire car companies in the area. It will ensure that you can get the most out of your visit. Please Google Earth to get your bearings on where Warrain St, Shute Harbour is in relation to Airlie Beach (8 min drive).

GETTING THERE AND GETTING AROUND - IT'S EASY!

Fly to Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast), Hamilton Island or Mackay airports. - Jetstar / Qantas / Virgin / Tiger

Arrival suggestions:

Fly to Hamilton Island, short ferry to Airlie Beach, pick up your pre-arranged hire car, grab some groceries for your stay then come on out to Shute Harbour and put your feet up by the pool;

or

Fly to Proserpine Whitsunday Coast airport, pick up your pre-arranged hire car at the airport, 1/2 hour drive to Airlie beach, buy some groceries then continue on to Shute Harbour.

Fly to Mackay airport, pick up your hire car at the airport, 1.5 hour drive to Airlie beach, buy some groceries then continue on to Shute Harbour.

This is the perfect and peaceful place to base yourself while exploring all the treasures that the Whitsunday region has to offer. There are many places to visit and things to do: an abundance of national parks, turtle spotting, sailing, sea kayaking, mountain biking, shopping, swimming in the local waterhole at the base of Cedar Falls, rainforest walks, crocodile safari, and enjoying the many cafes and restaurants. But make sure you take the time to simply stay home, have a massage beside the pool and enjoy being in one of the most spectacular locations on the planet.

The local markets are held every Saturday and Tuesday mornings on the foreshore in Airlie Beach, where you may find handmade crafts, nic nacs, fruit and vegies and wonderful snacks.

COMMENTS FROM OTHER SITES:

“I think this may be our favorite place on earth. My wife and I travelled to Australia from South Carolina, USA for our honeymoon in 2016 and stumbled upon this gem of a place through random luck. We loved it so much we came back across the world less than two years later to stay here again. The view in the daytime is incredible, and the stars in the night sky are absolutely brilliant — it’s hard to describe how beautiful it is. Truly something you have to experience for yourself. Cannot thank Ron and Cathy enough for everything. From booking through checkout, they were helpful, accommodating and always friendly. If you ever make it to Australia, you have to stay here. Highest recommendation possible" – George and Sarah (Feb 2018)

“The views are even more amazing than the photos! The hosts are so lovely and accommodating. It’s a very special place, and we had a very relaxing and enjoyable time!” – Edana (Mar 2018)

“We stayed here for our honeymoon and it was the perfect location. The view is on par with Halong Bay in Vietnam - both spectacular and relaxing. The living space has been perfectly designed for two and we spent a lot of time in the pool which is amazing. Communication with our hosts was virtually instant even though they were in another State at the time. Without doubt, the best accomm we have stayed in.” – Matt (Mar 2018)

“Cathy’s place is a dream come true with a million dollar view, pure tranquility and easy access to all major local attractions. We had the best time and will certainly come back!” – Ilias (Jan 2018)

“We stayed here for two nights for my boyfriends birthday. The views are something else, even with the ever changing weather of the Whitsundays the view was spectacular. Definitely need a car if you plan to go sightseeing. We didn’t get to meet the hosts but they were very responsive whenever we contacted them. If your looking for somewhere a little out of town but close enough to drive Down and see the sights this is the place to go. Also the view is just breathtaking.” – Maggie (Jan 2018)

“Cathy’s place is one of the most beautiful spaces we've stayed in. The view is absolutely spectacular, opening the curtains every morning was a blessing. It was the best New Years, anniversary and birthday trip. Thanks again for the amazing hospitality, we loved the fish platter.” – Ryan (Dec 2017)

“What a place! The view was sensational! Perfect little escape from reality, for us it was the perfect end to our honeymoon! Cathy was a fantastic host, attentive yet respectful of our privacy too! We would definitely recommend staying at the Point, Whitsundays Retreat!” – Kali (Dec 2017)

“Cathy’s place is literally the best house I have ever been in around Australia. We totally love it. The view is stunning, and they guys are so nice and sweet. They are helpful, respectful, and so considerate and thoughtful. We enjoy our stay so much and totally recommend this place. Must be the best house around this area.” – Hayley (Dec 2017)

“Cathy & Ron have an AMAZING place in paradise! It is a short drive away from Airlie beach, so in a very secluded spot with AMAZING views. We had nothing planned during our 3 days there, which was just perfect as the day can be just spent looking at the boats sail by from the floor to ceiling windows.” – Shibani (Nov 2017)

“We loved our stay in Shute Harbour. Beautiful views, very peaceful and everything we needed on hand meant that other than food shopping we didn't need to leave the house. Cathy and Ron were super helpful when we needed but otherwise we wouldn't have known they were there.” – Stephanie (Sep 2017)

More Details

Owner
Catherine Zanevra
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

Why Catherine Zanevra chose Shute Harbour

The panorama from The Point Whitsundays will spellbind you - There is really is no other place like it! Perched at the end of a quiet peninsula with views to the harbour. It has with can be considered the best view in the Whitsundays.

What makes this studio unique

The Point Whitsundays maintain a very private and serene environment for our guests.

This fully self contained accommodation is the complete private lower pool deck of a two storey house.

Sometimes we, the owners are present upstairs but this has no impact on the privacy and serenity of your space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I think this may be our favorite place on earth. My wife and I travelled to Australia from South Carolina, USA for our honeymoon in 2016 and stumbled upon this gem of a place through random luck. We loved it so much we came back across the world less than two years later to stay here again. The view in the daytime is incredible, and the stars in the night sky are absolutely brilliant — it’s hard to describe how beautiful it is. Truly something you have to experience for yourself. Cannot thank Ron and Cathy enough for everything. From booking through checkout, they were helpful, accommodating and always friendly. If you ever make it to Australia, you have to stay here. Highest recommendation possible
Feb 2018
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Shute Harbour, Australia

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Suitable for babies to one year old
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9615383 based on 37 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Whitsunday Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Quite, secluded and perfectly situation on a headland with uninterrupted and spectacular views of Shute Harbour and nearby Islands. The accommodation was well appointed with all the creature comforts (e.g. extra blankets, music, movies, espresso machine, pantry items etc) required for a relaxing few days. Cathi and Ron were friendly, generous and respectful hosts and provided enjoyable and much appreciated suggestions for day trips, walks and restaurants. Amazingly, they had rebuilt and reappointed within a Month of Cyclone Debbie, just for us!!! Thank you so much! Much of our time was spent relaxing in the spa watching the stunning sunsets and double rainbows with White Belied Sea Eagles and Brahminy Kites soaring overhead. Will definitely return and cannot recommend highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: 22/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Panoramicand peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place to unwind and enjoy the serenity and beauty of the Whitsundays. Studio is larger than expected with the highlight being the panoramic view, wrap around private deck and infinity pool....and large volume of movies! Booking process was very efficient and responsive and would highly recommend to those who do not need to be in the hub of activity and enjoy self catering, reading and relaxing!

  • Review Submitted: 07/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, Australia
5

Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was such a perfect holiday. Catherine and Ron are very thoughtful hosts, evident in the facilities and little additions throughout the house. They are particularly amazing at retaining the illusion that the place is all yours! Absolute privacy, breathtaking views, your own personal pool & heated spa with a special brand of quiet and serenity you could never achieve being in the big crowded apartments and hotels. We left our nest once in 6 days to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef which was magical. We will be back again next year to experience perfect luxury and a genuine relaxation we've never found anywhere else.

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, Australia
5

Perfect heaven

  • 5 of 5

We are in love and will be back again <3 <3 Catherine and Ron are the best hosts we have ever come across after extensive travel the world over. Bravo is an understatement.

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Book this slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many places but Whitsunday Retreat was the best place we have ever stayed in.

The view is hypnotic, the pool is magical, the wildlife amazing, the hosts are lovely & just so easy to deal with, they put the most beautiful touches into making our stay so comfortable without invading our privacy.

We needed to vacate our lives & that we did. The minute you arrive at the property you feel so amazed by the view & your surroundings that you don't need to go anywhere.

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
5

Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Whitsunday retreat was gorgeous. The stunning view and calming space lulled us into relaxation. Ron and Cathi's recommended tours and outings were spot on. Decadent and beautiful. Hope to be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Whitsunday Coast
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

1 bed studio

This is the perfect and peaceful place to base yourself while exploring all the treasures that the Whitsunday region has to offer. There are many places to visit and things to do: an abundance of national parks, turtle spotting, sailing, sea kayaking, mountain biking, shopping, swimming in the local waterhole at the base of Cedar Falls, rainforest walks, crocodile safari, and enjoying the many cafes and restaurants. But make sure you take the time to simply stay here, right beside the pool and enjoy being in one of the most spectacular locations on the planet.

The local markets are held every Saturday and Tuesday mornings on the foreshore in Airlie Beach, where you may find handmade crafts, nic nacs, fruit and vegies and wonderful snacks.

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Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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