4 Mile Beach Port Douglas – Rated in the top 25 best beaches in Australia

April 3rd, 2014

Port Douglas’s beautiful 4 Mile Beach has just been named in the top 25 best beaches in Australia according to Trip Advisor.  The largest travel based website in the world, Trip Advisor attracts millions of visitors annually and reviews from guests has rated this stunning Queensland beach number 6 by visitors. With its expanses of white sand, safe swimming enclosure and lined with gently swaying palm trees, this beach is truly stunning. A short walk from the beach and you will find the local surf club, Macrossan St with its dining and shopping options and a fantastic choice of accommodation options. Here you will find Plaza Port Douglas with its fantastic accommodation options suitable for singles, couples and families.

Accommodation in Port Douglas

Plaza Port Douglas offers guests a range of spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments perfect for your holiday accommodation.  All apartments are fully self contained with full kitchen and laundry facilities, individually furnished with modern decor and comfortable surrounds. Relax at this Port Douglas resort with a fantastic pool, heated spa and undercover outdoor bbq and entertainment area which is just perfect for relaxed dining.

It is a short walk to not only 4 Mile Beach but also Macrossan St with its dining and shopping choices, the marina where you can watch the boats come in off the reef at the end of the day, Anzac Park with its weekly Sunday morning markets and Flagstaff Hill where you will enjoy stunning views over 4 Mile Beach.

With both the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest accessible from Port Douglas you will be spoilt for choice. Take a day trip and explore ancient ecosystems, flora and fauna in this world heritage listed rainforest or enjoy a day on the reef swimming, snorkeling and viewing this aquatic wonderland.

Port Douglas offers holiday makers a great variety of things to see and do..why not book your Port Douglas accommodation at Plaza Port Douglas and see for yourself why this is a top holiday destination and of course check out Port Douglas`s 4 Mile Beach for yourself.

Port Douglas Holiday Apartments

April 1st, 2014

Experience luxury Holiday Apartments in Port Douglas at Central Plaza. These apartments are fully self contained, very spacious and a short walk to popular 4 Mile Beach. Set in tropical gardens with great resort facilities, these holiday apartments are highly sought after and popular with holiday makers.

Port Douglas holiday apartments

These holiday apartments are located close to the heart of Port Douglas and just a short walk from the Macrossan Street, Port Douglas’s main street. This provides guests with the perfect position to base their holiday from. Our holiday apartments are suitable for families, as they are relaxed, spacious, tastefully decorated and fully self contained with everything you require for your getaway. These affordable apartments are surrounded by nature with the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest easily accessible from Port Douglas.  Day trips from Port Douglas are available to both world heritage listed delights of the Daintree Rainforest as well as the Great Barrier Reef. There is no need to leave Port Douglas with a great range of activities at your fingertips…wander and swim beautiful 4 Mile Beach, visit Anzac Park with its Sunday morning markets, enjoy a quiet drink at the Marina, shop Macrossan St and sample local cuisine at the fabulous cafes and restaurants in town, visit the wildlife park and feed the animals…the kids will just love feeding the kangaroos and emus and dining with the birds at breakfast or lunch.

Central Plaza provides its guest with affordable Holiday Apartments  Port Douglas, which is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday and explore Port Douglas.

The facilities we offer to our valuable guests

There is a fantastic range of resort facilities which we offer to our valuable guests. We try our best to make our guests feel comfortable and feel at home. We offer

•    Wireless internet connection
•    Babysitting
•    BBQ (Pool side)
•    Scooter and motorbike hire
•    Free tour booking
•    Free tennis court
•    Office and business services and much more.

Port Douglas scooter hire

There is a variety of things which you can enjoy in Port Douglas. Hire motorbikes and explore Port Douglas in a new and fun way.  Come to Port Douglas and enjoy your next holiday in North Queensland in great Port Douglas holiday apartments at Plaza Port Douglas.


Port Douglas Honeymoon Accommodation

March 20th, 2014

After the excitement of the wedding preparations and then the big day, newly weds really look forward to getting away together to relax, unwind and begin their lives together.  Port Douglas in North Queensland is the ideal destination for the perfect honeymoon.  With its tropical weather, balmy nights, great accommodation options and activities including The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest at your fingertips it is not surprising that many newlyweds choose Port Douglas as their ideal honeymoon destination.  But where to stay to enjoy relaxed honeymoon accommodation in Port Douglas?

Honeymoon in Port Douglas

Plaza Port Douglas offers a great range of fully self contained and individually furnished, air conditioned apartments perfect for your getaway. Relax in the spa bath before a night out or enjoy relaxed dining by the pool. Each apartment also features full kitchen and laundry facilities with full sized fridge and dishwasher. Enjoy great on site facilities including a resort style pool, heated spa, outdoor and undercover bbq and entertaining area, tennis court hire as well as scooter hire.  Centrally located, Plaza Port Douglas is a short walk to Macrossan St with its great range of boutique shopping, coffee shops, cafes and fine dining restaurants.  4 Mile Beach is also a short walk from this resort, you’ll love its picturesque beauty with its wide expanse of beach and palm trees swaying in the breeze. For the energetic, why not walk up Flagstaff Hill for a stunning view overlooking 4 Mile Beach. Head to the marina to board a boat out to the Great Barrier Reef for a day trip or enjoy a quiet drink and watch the boats come back after a day out.

With so much to see and do in Port Douglas, it is the perfect honeymoon destination and Central Plaza offers perfect honeymoon accommodation Port Douglas.  Ring us today to make your accommodation booking.

Port Douglas Beach Resorts

March 18th, 2014

Looking for a Beach Resort in Port Douglas perfect for families or romantic getways? It is so hard to go past Central Plaza Port Douglas!

Port Douglas Accommodation – Plaza Port Douglas

This Port Douglas Resort has so much to offer the family holiday to Port Douglas with its amazing heated swimming pool, great BBQ area and childrens sand pit and playground….don’t forget the spacious fully self contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments all with large bedrooms, King Size beds, Spa Baths for that special occasion or just for the convenience with all the children  being able to bath at the same time and Free Wifi, sports channels and movie channels.

Here is a recent quote from a guest….

Best Family Accommodation in Port Douglas

“My family stayed at the Central Plaza Apts 4th-11th Dec and had a fantastic time. The apartments were well equipped, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Given the time of year; stinger season having access to a lovely large pool was perfect!…
Located around 7 mins walk to the main shopping street, marina and beach… it was ideal!
Coles supermarket — few mins drive.
A special mention must go the managers Ian and Fiona… very friendly and so helpful!
Would love to return to Port Douglas and would definitely consider staying here again.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family” – review from trip advisor 

Port Douglas Beach Resort

Now for a review from a a couple who also loved our Port Douglas Romantic Accommodation

“We stay at Port quite often and were happy to try new accommodation. 
It suited us perfectly. The appartment was private, clean, cool and very easy to relax in. Two lovely lounges a balcony, corner spa and the kitchen area was great. A lovely pool that was great for laps & relaxation. Also a BBQ , which was spotless and well maintained. Very Quiet AirCon :)
Close enough to the beach , Marina & Macrossan Street restaurants. Car is handy though if humid weather times.
Free WIFI access was better than expected with no hidden costs.”  - review from Trip Advisor

So what are you waiting for – click here to get the guaranteed best Port Douglas accommodation special deals at Plaza Port Douglas – remember to always book Direct to get the Best deals

Best Port Douglas Accommodation for Families

March 18th, 2014

Heading to Port Douglas for your next family holiday and looking for the best Port Douglas accommodation for families? Look no further than Plaza Port Douglas. This Port Douglas resort offers a great range of fully self contained and individually furnished 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. These spacious apartments are fully airconditioned and feature a spa bath, full kitchen and laundry facilities including full sized fridge and dishwasher…perfect for those nights you want to self cater. This resort in Port Douglas has a relaxed atmosphere and great on site facilities including a large resort style pool with heated spa and outdoor, undercover bbq area with seating with a tropical landscaped courtyard.

Family Holidays Port Douglas

It is a short walk from Central Plaza to downtown Port Douglas with its boutique shops, coffee and ice cream shops, relaxed cafes, bars and restaurants. Beautiful 4 Mile Beach is a short 5 minute stroll where the whole family can relax under the palm trees which line the beach. With its safe swimming enclosure and white sandy beach and plenty of space to run and play, it is perfect for all the family.

Walk to the Marina to catch one of the many boats that offer day tours to the Great Barrier Reef or enjoy a sunset drink at the marina watching the boats return at the end of the day. Many companies offer family friendly day trips out to the reef or closer in at The Low Isles. Swim, snorkel or dive for a close up of the beautiful reef.

Head to Anzac Park each Sunday morning for the weekly Port Douglas markets.  With fresh produce, homemade wares, clothing and a wide range of gift items you are assured of finding something special to take home as a reminder of your Port Douglas family holiday.

What are you waiting for?  With so much to see and do in Port Douglas and with Central Plaza offering the best Port Douglas accommodation for families, all you have to do is pack your bag.

Wedding Accommodation Port Douglas

March 4th, 2014

Port Douglas in tropical north Queensland is the ideal setting for your special day with stunning settings including wide white sandy beaches, watery backdrops and palm fringed beaches, not to mention stunning St Mary’s by the Sea church. With Cairns International Airport about an hour away, Port Douglas is the ideal wedding venue choice with easy access for wedding visitors. With fantastic settings, restaurants and accommodation that caters for the wedding party and their families Port Douglas would love to play host to your special day.

Port Douglas Wedding Accommodation

With fantastic wedding accommodation options for the bride and groom, wedding party as well as friends and family, Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect choice. Located a short 5 minute stroll to stunning 4 Mile Beach and Macrossan Street with its boutique shops, cafes and restaurants and close to the Marina where the boats depart from for the Great Barrier Reef, Low Isles and stunning sunset cruises. This resort offers fully furnished 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are spacious and modern. You will find plenty of space for wedding day preparations  and great on site facilities to keep everyone happy. Relax in the large resort style pool, heated spa and relaxed bbq and outdoor entertainment area. Tennis court hire as well as motorbike hire are also conveniently  located.

Port Douglas is the perfect wedding setting and combined with fantastic Port Douglas wedding accommodation the perfect location to share your special day with family and friends.

Family Accommodation Port Douglas

March 2nd, 2014

With Port Douglas being a highly sought after family holiday destination it is no surprise to see that families are wanting Port Douglas accommodation that is spacious, fully furnished and with resort facilities that cater for the whole family. Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect choice in Port Douglas family accommodation. With a range of spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are air conditioned for comfort and tastefully decorated with modern decor. All apartments are fully self contained with full laundry with washing machine and dryer and kitchens with a full sized fridge, microwave, dishwasher, cooktop and insinkerator. No need to eat our every night with these facilities and of course the pool side bbq and outdoor undercover entertainment area is the perfect location for a relaxed meal.  The whole family will just love the expansive resort style pool which is heated during the winter months, outdoor spa, free tennis court usage with raquet hire available and discounted motor bike and scooter hire to explore more of Port Douglas and the surrounding areas.

Port Douglas North Queensland

Explore Port Douglas from your resort which is within walking distance to the main street with its boutique shopping, fantastic bars, cafes and restaurants. Walk also to well known 4 Mile Beach with its palm trees, white sands and safe swimming enclosure or walk up to Flagstaff Lookout for a fantastic view of the beach and the surrounding Port Douglas area.

You will find that both the World Heritage Listed sites of The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest easily accessible from Port Douglas. Enjoy a day on the reef swimming, snorkelling or diving amongst the coral and marine life or explore the Daintree Rainforest with its ancient flora and unique fauna.

With so many family friendly activities on offer in Port Douglas, it is the ideal family holiday destination and Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect Port Douglas family accommodation option for your family.

Accommodation for Port Douglas Rugby 7s International Competition

February 13th, 2014

Bring your team to Plaza Port Douglas for a truly memorable resort experience when here for the Port Douglas Rugby 7s International Competition.


The Port Douglas Rugby 7s International Competition kicks off on 1 March, 2014 and will be hosted by the Port Douglas Reef Raiders. The playing fields are nestled between world heritage listed attractions the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. This is a chance to experience a tournament of footie in the tropics.

Port Douglas Rugby 7s International Competition

Port Douglas Rugby 7s International Competition

The Port Douglas Rugby 7s has male and female teams battle it out from 8.30am until the evening, when the winners are awarded the respective competition purses, and then it’s time to hit the night in the town of Port Douglas.


Last year, teams from Cairns, Blackwater, PNG and Port Douglas were competing, but this years draw may hold some surprises yet.


Central Plaza, Port Douglas is THE tropical escape for your team: new 1, 2 & 3 bedroom holiday apartments have everything you need, a 5 minute stroll to the beach, restaurants, bars, cafe & shops, and tour information centre – local experience & knowledge on-site management for booking your extra-curricular activities, whether it’s a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef or tour to the Daintree Rainforest. Central Plaza also has a huge pool and adjoining BBQ area. An ideal setting to unwind and relax after a hard day on the turf.

Poolside at Plaza Port Douglas

Poolside at Plaza Port Douglas

Our Port Douglas Holiday Apartments are located in the heart of Port Douglas Australia and being just minutes walk from the main village provides you with the perfect position from which to base your exploration of the area. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, our accommodation offers some of the most affordable hotel-style apartments in Port Douglas.


Book now for affordable Central Plaza Port Douglas accommodation that delivers a big social experience with all the trimmings.

Accommodation Port Douglas

February 13th, 2014

Central Plaza Resort offers a great range of Port Douglas accommodation suitable for singles, couples as well as families. Port Douglas is the perfect holiday destination in Queensland, offering a great range of activities and of course the major attractions of the Great Barrier Reef as well as the Daintree Rainforest. Both these are world heritage listed sites and accessible from Port Douglas.  Swim, snorkel, dive, trek, explore and just marvel at these amazing natural wonders.

Port Douglas Resort

Central Plaza Resort is located a short walk from Port Douglas’s main street with its boutique shopping, great bars, cafes and restaurants. Walk also to the Marina complex to enjoy a quiet drink or meal and watch the boats as they depart or arrive back from a day on the reef. Well known 4 Mile Beach is also a short walk with its palm trees lining the beach and safe swimming enclosure, this is a fantastic place to relax.

Choose from a range of fully self contained and individually furnished 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments. Suitable for singles, couples or families these apartments are spacious, air conditioned and feature full kitchen and laundry facilities. Enjoy great on site resort  facilities which include a heated (in winter) resort style pool, free tennis court use and poolside bbq and entertaining area perfect on a balmy North Queensland night.

Ring us today to book your accommodation Port Douglas at Central Plaza Resort….you’ll be glad you did.


Carnivale Port Douglas Accommodation

February 4th, 2014

Find your perfect Port Douglas Carnivale accommodation right here at Plaza Port Douglas Holiday Apartments.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be a celebration to remember as it marks its 20th milestone year.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be held across 10 days from May 16 to 25 and is recognised as one of North Queensland’s largest cultural and food celebrations attracting more than 20,000 people from across region as well as Australia wide.
Carnivale turns 20
Carnivale 2014 is shaping up to be the best ever. The first weekend has exploded with raft of new events including the Carnivale Garden Games on Sunday. The biggest growth for Carnivale has been the midweek activities leading through to the now legendary second weekend, which incorporates the Zinc Chandon Luncheon, Taste of Paradise, Palates of Port and the Seafood Extravaganza. These are sophisticated food events to tempt every taste and sate every wine palate.

Adding to the Carnivale mix will once again celebrity appearances, yacht racing, fashion, comedy and more.

Central Plaza Port Douglas Resort Holiday Accommodation is just a 3 minute walk to Port Douglas‘ beautiful 4 Mile Beach. And with just a 5 minute walk to Port Douglas Village restaurants, shops and cafes, Central Plaza is an ideal base for you to enjoy the Carnivale revelling. Luxuriate in a fully self contained and beautifully furnished 1, 2 or 3 bedroom, spa apartment. 

Port Douglas Plaza Resort facilities

Port Douglas Plaza Resort facilities

This Queensland resort accommodation also boasts of a pool that is expansive, and heated with a current water temperature of 28.5°C. Add to that an outdoor spa and BBQ area, – the perfect space to continue that Carnivale feeling.

 Book now to secure your accommodation for Carnivale Port Douglas.