Port Douglas Accommodation and the Daintree

June 18th, 2013

Welcome to Port Douglas the gateway to the Daintree National Park. You will find the Central Plaza Resort an ideal base from which to explore the oldest rainforest on the planet – an ancient remnant of Gondwanaland, once home to the mighty dinosaurs.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments come equipped with spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

How to see the Daintree National Park

Hire a 4 wheel drive to explore the inner reaches of Cape Tribulation, or take a guided tour with an experienced tour operator for some insightful commentaries to accompany your visit.

Waterfalls and waterholes line the drive through this World Heritage Listed area supporting one of the most diverse populations of flora, fauna and wildlife in the world, including the rare and endangered flightless bird, the Cassowary.

If you do take the self-drive option be sure to follow all directions given throughout the Park, and stay within the designated areas, some areas are very delicate, with some other parts of the forest require special permits for access.

Find out more about the lost world of the Daintree Rainforest – where the Rainforest meets the Reef when you book your holiday at the Central Plaza Resort in Port Douglas. Great value Port Douglas accommodation.

Port Douglas Accommodation and the Daintree

June 16th, 2013

Welcome to Port Douglas the gateway to the Daintree National Park. You will find the Central Plaza Resort an ideal base from which to explore the oldest rainforest on the planet – where a range of tour options offer distinct and varied experiences of the Daintree. Let our booking desk guide you to the most suitable one for you.

At Central Plaza you will find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments, with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

After a full day out in the Daintree you will appreciate coming home to our apartments. They are spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for your convenience.

The Daintree National Park

Self drive is always an option to explore the inner reaches of Cape Tribulation. For those who want to focus on the view rather than driving can take a guided tour with an experienced tour operator for some informed commentary.

Some tours focus on spotting the wildlife and flora that inhabit the forest, others focus on authentic “dinkum” style experiences serving bush tucker meals and snacks, while yet others can show you the perspectives of the local indigenous Aborigine people, the Kuku Yalanji, with smaller and more intimate interpretive tours.

For independent explorers, be sure to follow all directions given throughout the Park, and stay within the designated areas, some areas are very delicate, while some other parts of the forest require special permits for access.

Find out more about the lost world of the Daintree Rainforest at our booking desk. We can help you choose the Daintree experience of a lifetime.

 

Port Douglas Accommodation and Transport

June 14th, 2013

Sharing the same latitude as tropical Tahiti, a warm welcome is what you’ll receive when you arrive at Central Plaza Resort, Port Douglas.

The Central Plaza offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments with private balconies. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

All apartments come equipped with spacious and fully equipped kitchens — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience.

Located on Beryl Street, Central Plaza offers a convenient position in the Port, easily within walking distance of the designer boutique alleys and the fabulous restaurant strip.

Hire a scooter to explore Port Douglas

Hire a scooter or motorbike to explore Port Douglas

Port Douglas Scooter Hire

For motoring further afield, PORT DOUGLAS Motor Bike & Scooter Hire can provide you with some excellent modes of transport.

Scooters are a great way to explore not only the township of Port Douglas, but also the surrounding regions of the Daintree National Park, Mosman Gorge, Kuranda and the Tablelands. All easy day trips from Port Douglas. The latest model motor bikes & scooters are available from PORT DOUGLAS Motor Bike & Scooter Hire

 

Accommodation in Port Douglas

June 12th, 2013

Enjoy a warm welcome when you arrive at Central Plaza Resort, one of Port Douglas’ premiere luxury accommodation destinations.

The Central Plaza offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, fully self-contained and beautifully furnished spa apartments with private balconies. With all the in-room amenities you may never get to leave the resort. There are 2 bathrooms in all 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. The main ensuite bathroom includes a spa bath and there is free pay television.

You will like the spacious and fully equipped kitchen — complete with microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cook top, insinkerator. There is also a washing machine, clothes dryer and hair dryers for stay-in convenience. For motoring around Port Douglas, our in-house scooter hire service can provide you with some excellent modes of transport, or for the licensed and adventuresome, you can take an amply powered motorcycle for a spin around the hinterland, or along the coast.

Port  Douglas luxury resort, Central Plaza

Poolside at Central Plaza, Port Douglas

Central Plaza Hospitality

The tropical landscaped courtyard of Central Plaza has as its centrepiece an expansive resort style heated pool & outdoor spa, flanked by a barbeque gazebo. With this clever courtyard layout and the sparkling hospitality of the live-in owner/hosts Iain and Fiona, guests will find that the Central Plaza is a refreshingly social resort environment with most of the fun happening around the pool.

Families especially find the courtyard a conducive environment to relax and play in, with children and adults alike enjoying the heated pool temperature of 28.5 degrees.

The fun and adventure starts here, at one of Port Douglas’ best resorts, the Central Plaza. You won’t want to leave.

Port Douglas Accommodation Specials

May 28th, 2013

Port Douglas is an amazing holiday destination has become a preferred choice of travelers from all around the world. This is mainly because the place is a perfect blend of natural beauty and fun activities with so much to offer all holiday makers to North Queensland. If you have planned for a vacation in Port Douglas then there are some great Port Douglas accommodation deals on offer. Central Plaza Port Douglas, Queensland offers great accommodation deals to holiday makers travelling to Port Douglas.

Port Douglas Accommodation

Central Plaza Port Douglas is known for its comfortable and fully self contained Port Douglas accommodation options have everything that the holiday maker could wish for while on a holiday. Complete with all the amenities, kitchen facilities, and with the choice of 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms, Central Plaza Port Douglas apartments are perfect to become a home away from home. At this Port Douglas resort you will find a host of facilities like resort style swimming pool, BBQ area, heated spa, wireless internet connection being available. In addition, one can hire motor bikes or scooters at discounted rates for accommodation guests.

Taking care of the budget of the clients, Central Plaza Port Douglas brings forth several Port Douglas Accommodation Special Deals. As part of the Port Douglas Accommodation deals special offers are there for both low seasons and high seasons. Contact us to ask about our current deals.

When staying at Central Plaza resort you will enjoy the expansive pool maintained at an optimal temperature with the facility of an outdoor spa, large BBQ and wireless internet connection which can all make your stay a truly memorable one.  You will be staying just 3 minutes away from the Port Douglas’ beautiful 4 Mile Beach and 5 minute walk away from Port Douglas Village restaurants, shops and cafes. To enjoy all this you must take benefit of the special Port Douglas accommodation deals. Central Plaza Port Douglas offers Couples Packages for up to seven nights so that you can enjoy and have a great time with your partner. There are also Family and Friends Packages for your entire family or the group of your friends. You can relish in the beauty of The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree and enjoy all the facilities at our resort at highly economical prices by opting for Port Douglas Accommodation deals.

For a great holiday, head to Port Douglas and for great accommodation deals in Port Douglas, contact Plaza Port Douglas to discuss the latest accommodation deals that are on offer.

Port Douglas Hotels

May 25th, 2013

Port Douglas Hotels are a great accommodation option when holidaying in Port Douglas

There is so much to explore in Port Douglas Queensland, Australia that one is left gasping in wonder and surprise. From the World Heritage Sites like the Great Barrier Reef to the pristine 4 Miles Beach and the fabulous Marina Mirage, you will find the most attractive places to enjoy during your vacations. The Village Centre features a wide array of restaurants, amazing shops & galleries, and sidewalk cafes providing the ultimate destination to spend a perfect evening with your loved ones. If you wish to enjoy all this then it is good to look for a Port Douglas hotels accommodation which is in close proximity to these places.

Accommodation Port Douglas

Central Plaza provides comfortable Port Douglas Holiday Accommodation  which is within walking distance  from the Marina Mirage, Village Centre and the 4 Mile Beach. In addition, you can explore the beautiful Daintree / Cape Tribulation Rainforest which is a World Heritage Listed ancient rainforest having 100′s of indigenous flora & fauna species.For the water babies, no holiday would be complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef….swim, snorkel, dive or view it in the underwater submarine or a glass bottom boat. This must see natural wonder is a great day out for all the family.

The fun & excitement of this can be further enhanced if you are staying in comfortable Port Douglas Accommodation like Central Plaza Port Douglas where you can find a home away from home. This Port Douglas Hotels  is equipped with modern apartments and great resort facilities that provide for a comfortable stay. From the well designed, modern interiors to outdoor facilities like heated spa and resort style swimming pool it will appeal to all holiday makers looking for accommodation in Port Douglas.

For comfortable and modern accommodation in Port Douglas, that is within close proximity to the main street of Port Douglas, 4 Mile Beach and has easy access to both World Heritage Listed sites, The Great Barrier Reef and The Daintree Rainforest, ring us today to make your Port Douglas Hotels booking at Plaza Port Douglas.

Accommodation Port Douglas

May 20th, 2013

Located in Far North Queensland, Australia, Port Douglas is a traveler’s paradise. The place has to offer everything from nature’s beauty to enthralling activities like fishing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing & diving etc. Some of the places of highest tourist interest include the world heritage sites of The Great Barrier Reef and The Daintree Rainforest as well as local beached including 4 Mile Beach. A great place to holiday and Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect Port Douglas accommodation option for your holiday.  Within walking distance to the main street, 4 Mile Beach and the Marina Mirage area where the boats leave from the head out to the reef.

Port Douglas Accommodation

Central Plaza located in Port Douglas of Queensland, Australia offers some of the best accommodation in Port Douglas. Offering modernly furnished, self-contained Port Douglas holiday apartments complete with a large resort style swimming pool, heated spa, undercover bbq area and onsite tour desk, Plaza Port Douglas is a great accommodation choice in Port Douglas. This resort is located right in the heart of Port Douglas at a convenient location which is in close proximity with all the shops, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries to be found in this  holiday village.

Choose from 1, 2 or 3 bedroom Port Douglas apartments all fully self contained with full laundry and kitchen facilities. All apartments feature an ensuite with the main bathroom containing a spa bath. This Central Plaza Port Douglas accommodation has all the facilities that can make your stay a memorable one. You can take a few laps in the swimming pool or just sit at the pool deck sipping your favorite drink or reading a book. The BBQ facility at the poolside will enable you to enjoy the mouthwatering delicacies with your family and friends. There is wireless internet connection available at the resort.  For the sporty and the athletic there is a tennis court where racquets are available for hire. The state of art tennis court is suitable for either a professional game or just a recreational match. Hire a scooter at a discounted rate for guests and explore a little more of what Port Douglas has to offer.

Ring us today to book your Port Douglas accommodation at Plaza Port Douglas and get ready for a holiday to remember.

Port Douglas Accommodation for Carnivale

April 29th, 2013

One of the most prestigious events of Port Douglas is the festival of Carnivale. The 10-day event, which is held every May, started in 1993 to celebrate the beginning of the tourist season and market the beautiful Port Douglas region as the ideal vacation destination. Carnivale is a week-long party and is regarded as the most exhilarating event of the year. It is unique in its own right and the primary reason for which May is considered the best time to visit the Port Douglas resort. The award winning event attracts people from all over the world and keeps everyone enthralled as the entire community takes part in the spectacular event.
Street Fiesta is considered as the all time favorite Carnivale events of the participants. It is a colossal street party that is held on Macrossan Street, the main street. During the party, the whole street is blocked off and no vehicles are allowed in the vicinity till the party is on. The Carnivale is, however, not restricted to just street parties. It has now evolved into a broad program that involves the whole community. There are events that have become family favorites like the Four Mile Beach Family Day, Marina Mirage Seafood Extravaganza, and AME Bullride Spectacular.
Also, there is the all-night alfresco dining where you can dine from a huge variety of 80 restaurants and food stalls. It is a mesmerizing experience where you find yourself immersed in live music, fine selection of wine, street theater, and fireworks. The party is always on in the Port Douglas resort and during the Carnivale, you can be sure that everything will be nothing short of spectacular.
Sports lovers would appreciate the huge variety of adventurous activities at their disposal. They can witness or participate in the Port Douglas Golf Challenge, regatta, and fishing competition.
All these activities are perfectly complemented by the balmy weather and the magnificent beauty of Port Douglas. Hence, there is something for everyone in Port Douglas during Carnivale and if you are looking for the perfect vacation, the Carnivale would be the ultimate experience for you and your family.

Port Douglas Apartments

Plaza Port Douglas Accommodation is just 3 minutes walk away from the beautiful beach of Port Douglas. It is the ideal accommodation option in Port Douglas that gives you to option of choosing from affordable fully furnished luxury spa apartments with private balconies of 1,2, and 3 bedrooms. Ideally located within walking distance to Macrossan St, 4 Mile Beach and the Marina Mirage complex, all venues for great Carnivale Events.

Enjoy spacious apartments, all fully self contained, air conditioned, feature spa baths and balconies and with resort facilities that include resort style pool, undercover parking, a great relaxed bbq and outdoor dining area adjacent to the pool. Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect Port Douglas Accommodation choice for this years’ Carnivale. Ring today to make your booking.

 

Port Douglas – The Perfect Holiday Getaway

April 24th, 2013

Port Douglas is considered as the 3rd best town of Australia, according to the Australian Traveler magazine. The world famous beach is just an hour’s drive from the city of Cairns. The journey to the beach is a spectacular sight in itself as you pass along the coastal road that is surrounded by the beautiful Coral Sea and an equally enchanting forest.

Port Douglas is considered as a perfect getaway to take a vacation from the trials and tribulations of modern day life. The tropical oasis offers the perfect environment for you to relax while being equipped with all the sophisticated worldly comforts.

Port Douglas Accommodation

There are various options for accommodation in Port Douglas that will greatly facilitate your booking of the perfect holiday in the tropical paradise. The Central Plaza Port Douglas Resort Holiday Accommodation is just 3 minutes away from the beautiful 4 Mile beach of Port Douglas. It is the ideal Port Douglas accommodation that gives you to option of choosing from affordable fully furnished luxury spa apartments with private balconies of 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms in a central Port Douglas location.

The sheer sight of witnessing the sunrise over the beautiful ocean is mesmerizing enough to make you forget all your world worries. The climate is extremely seductive as the days are balmy and the evenings are a magnificent spectacle of a velvet starry sky. The tropics are truly a feast to indulge your senses.

There is a huge list of activities that Port Douglas and its surroundings offer. You can go for a casual walk along the beach for starters and then, you can take on bigger adventures like kite surfing, diving, snorkeling, and sailing. Why not book a day tour to The Great Barrier Reef or the Daintree Rainforest and get up close and personal with 2 World Heritage sites.

Avid golfers would appreciate the variety of world class golf courses in the areas and needless to say, the environment in which the game will be played will ensure that it is an experience of a lifetime.

Furthermore, you can choose to go to the Flagstaff Hill, which provides a magnificent view of the entire town, panoramic views of the coast, the ocean and the coastal ranges.

With so much to see and do in this area of Queensland, it is easy to see why Port Douglas is the perfect holiday getaway. Ring us today to book your Port Douglas accommodation.

 

 

Port Douglas Accommodation – Trip Advisor Award Winner

April 9th, 2013

Central Plaza Port Douglas has just been awarded a Trip Advisor Award for being in the Top 10 Hotels for Families in Australia.  This prestigious award is something we are very proud of and work hard to make all our guests feel welcome and enjoy a relaxing  holiday in Port Douglas and tropical North Queensland.

Family Accommodation in Port Douglas

Our award winning Port Douglas Accommodation resort is not only perfect for families, but singles and couples alike will enjoy our spacious and comfortable fully self contained apartments in this tropical North Queensland location. Choose from 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments that are both spacious and individually decorated with resort facilities that include an expansive resort style heated pool and outdoor spa, a fantastic outdoor and undercover bbq which is perfect for relaxed dining. With wireless internet connection available, along with a free tour booking and information centre you will benefit from our local knowledge when booking your tours and activities. Walk to 4 Mile Beach and Macrossan Street with its boutique shopping, restaurants and cafes.

Enjoy a day trip to either The Great Barrier Reef or The Daintree Rainforest or both. You will love getting up close and personal with the underwater world of the reef or ancient flora in the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest.  We would love to help you book these trips through our onsite tour desk.

What are you waiting for?  Ring us today to make your Port Douglas Accommodation booking and see for yourself why we are proud winners of this prestigious Trip Advisor award for Hotels for Families in Australia.