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Lillypads by the Beach - paradise within paradise

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 120 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Drop yourself into another world of vision.

Lillypads by the Beach is a luxury home which sits 80 meters from the tropical palm fringed Mission Beach.

It is a collection of Mediterranean ideas from Spain and Northern Africa and visions of the Owners placed into the tropics of North Queensland.

Entering you immediately feel that you are in another part of the world. The spacious open screened verandahs offer a relaxing sitting area plus the dining area which looks out to the internal courtyard garden. Enter the welcoming inner sanctum with it’s amazing 5 meter ceilings you will find an open plan kitchen area, comfortable sitting area and TV – Reading nook. The exceptionally well equipped kitchen is every home Chef’s dream. Entertaining will be so easy.

Having the 5 meter ceilings plus plantation bifolding doors opening to the verandah sitting area captures the cool sea breezes. Air conditioning is not required.

Through the Morrocan carved timber doors off the living area are 2 queen bedrooms. The main bedroom’s ensuite has a spa tub with rain shower overhead. You can sit and relax in the spa and gaze at the stars and moon above.

The second queen bedroom has its’ own ensuite bathroom. There is a 3rd bedroom offering 2 king singles or if needed zip together into a king bed. This room has been designed to also be a relaxing day room. The main bathroom – laundry gives the 3rd bedroom it’s own ensuite. All of the bedrooms are air conditioned and all have their own TV – DVD.

Stepping out from the dining area you enter the internal pebbled courtyard with feature Frangipani Tree plus the traditional Morrocan fountain. Walk across the path and you are in the external entertaining area with BBQ and kitchenette. There is even a fire pot for those cool nights.

Walk up the stairs to the cool deep plunge pool and sun deck . Take another flight of stairs and you can relax in the hammocks on the roof top terrace.

Lillypads by the Beach is the ideal holiday house. Designed for relaxing with areas for everyone to enjoy their own private time or if entertaining as a group is important there are even choices there.

From Lillypads by the Beach it is just a 15 minute stroll along the beach path to Mission Beach Shopping Village. Mission Beach Shopping Village offers a selection of casual dining eateries and takeaway cafes plus some great shops. Less than 80 meters away is the beach. Stroll along the golden sands enjoy the amazing views to Dunk Island, Bedarra Island and the Family Group of Islands.

Lillypads by the Beach – An Outstanding Holiday Location.

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

The choices abound - Tandem Sky Dive onto Mission Beach, White Water Raft down the Tully River, Snorkel or Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Fish on the Great Barrier Reef, Kayak over to Dunk Island, enjoy an Island Cruise, End the Day doing a Sunset Sail, take a Walk on one of the many Rainforrest Walking Tracks and spot a Cassowary, Play a Round of Golf.

Take a drive to one of the many waterfalls or enjoy a day discovering The Atherton Tablelands.

If relaxation is more your style what could be better than lazing at Lillypads by the Beach, on the sundeck with a book and a cool drink, followed by alfresco dining, enjoying the warm balmy night with the moon rising above the ocean in front of you form the sundeck, or sample the tasty menus at one of tour great restaurants.

Adventure or is up to you!

Transport & Directions

Mission Beach is located on the Great Green Way, Tropical North Queensland coast in Australia between the northern cities of Cairns and Townsville.

FINDING YOUR WAY TO MISSION BEACH FROM CAIRNS

Cairns International and Domestic Airport offers flights from major cities around the World however most travellers fly via Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth.

By Road

The drive to Mission Beach from Cairns is 1.5 to 2 hours along Highway No 1 - also referred to as The Bruce Highway. It takes you through the heart of the region’s sugar cane and banana farming communities. South of Innisfail at the small township called El Arish turn left from the Highway. (Opposite El Arish Golf Course). The distance to Mission Beach is approx. 16km travelling through amazing World Heritage listed rainforest.

Car Hire

Sugarland Car Rentals has an office in Cairns and Mission Beach enabling one way hire options i.e. from Cairns to Mission Beach. There is a drop off fee of approx. $50-00. They offer a courtesy drop off to your accommodation or Cairns Airport between the hours of 7-30am and 5-00pm at the Cairns office and 8-00am and 4-45pm at the Mission Beach Office.

If you wish to hire a car for the entire time during your stay your options then extend to the larger companies eg. Budget, Avis, Hertz or Thrifty Hire Car Companies.

By Limousine

Mission Beach Taxi service offers a Chauffer driven limousine using late model Holden Statesman Sedans and Mercedes Benz. They are able to take up to 4 passengers from Cairns Airport to your accommodation at Mission Beach for approx. $330. For group bookings please contact the Girls at Mission Beach Holidays.

By Coach

McCafferty - Greyhound Coach Service (phone 13 14 99) make regular stops in Mission Beach. These services pick up/drop off at the coach terminal in Wongaling Beach. Please contact Mission Beach Holidays for advice on transferring to your accommodation.

FINDING YOUR WAY TO MISSION BEACH FROM TOWNSVILLE

Townsville Airport offers flights from Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

The drive to Mission Beach from Townsville is 2.5 hours to 3 hours along Highway No 1 - also referred to as The Bruce Highway. It is strongly recommended on this drive to have a break at the Frosty Mango – approx. 45mins drive north of Townsville. Here you can enjoy the most amazing selection of homemade ice creams and gelati. Continue on your journey to Mission Beach crossing the Cardwell Range with breathtaking views at the top overlook Hinchinbrook Island and Channel. Just north of the township of Tully take a right turn. Drive through farmland and the world famous Licuala Palm Forrest and on to the beach communities of Mission Beach.

Car Hire

If you wish to hire a car your options are Budget, Avis, Hertz or Thrifty Hire Car Companies. All have offices in the Townsville Airport.

By Limousine

Mission Beach Taxi service offers a Chauffer driven limousine using late model Holden Statesman Sedans and Mercedes Benz. They are able to take up to 4 passengers from Townsville Airport to your accommodation at Mission Beach for approx. $500. For group bookings please contact the Girls at Mission Beach Holidays.

By Coach

McCafferty - Greyhound Coach Service (phone 13 14 99) make regular stops in Mission Beach. These services pick up/drop off at the coach terminal in Wongaling Beach. Please contact Mission Beach Holidays for advice on transferring to your accommodation.

More Details

Property Manager
Vicki Wiltshire
Member since: 2003
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 June, 2018

About Vicki Wiltshire

At Mission Beach Holidays, the Team is dedicated to making your holiday in Tropical North Queensland a memorable one. Vicki Wiltshire, Owner Operator has lived in Mission Beach for many years and together with her Team they have a vast knowledge of the holiday accommodation as well as “What to do and Where to go” throughout Mission Beach and surrounding areas.

Vicki and her Team have had the opportunity to travel themselves throughout Australia and abroad and know what it is you are looking for in every aspect of your holiday, to service, advice and quality of accommodation. All you need to do is arrange your flights and dates, and they can do the rest.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Mission Beach, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bedroom 1 Ensuite - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bedroom 2 Ensuite - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 x Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 x Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , 2 x King Single Beds zip together to 1 x King Size Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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Excellent Property!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house, very spacious and excellent location. Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 17/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
147 Kilometres
Cairns Airport - Appox. 1.5 to 2 hours drive
Nearest Ferry
6.5 Kilometres
To Dunk Island
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Tully Golf Course or El Arish Golf Course both
Nearest Train
28 Kilometres
Tully Train Station
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
MIssion Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Great Barrier Reef

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Rates & Availability

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Manager'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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