Set on the Great Barrier Reef, the Hayman Island resort has long been one of Australia’s most iconic luxurious destinations. Now under the management of the legendary One&Only Resorts, the private island property is more spectacular than ever.
The property has been sensitively and elegantly refurbished to cater for the modern traveller, with the crisp, fresh palette a perfect contrast to the vivid colours of the surrounding ocean. Choose from suites looking out to views of the lagoon, beach or Coral Sea; swim into the pool direct from your room, retreat into a beachside villa or enjoy the sweeping panorama from a Diane von Furstenberg designed Penthouse.
The One&Only Spa adds a touch of pampering with a meticulously crafted collection of treatments, including a soothing massage floating on the sea, or under the rainforest canopy. Feet are also in for a treat with Australia’s only PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio by Bastien Gonzalez on-site for the ultimate experience in podiatry.
Exquisite food and wine is offered over a range of venues, including Australian haute-cuisine at Fire, seasonally-based casual dining at Pacific, family-style Italian at Amici and pan-Asian delicacies at Bamboo, while Bar Fifty specialises in rare Armagnacs and Cognacs. Guests can also enjoy a repast in a unique setting, with the hotel laying out a private gourmet picnic or fine dining feast in a location of your choice on the island.
Glamorous accommodations and tantalising dining aside, the star of the show at the One&Only is the extraordinary wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. Explore its magnificence with a diving, fishing or seaplane excursion arranged by the hotel.
Text and photos with permission of Wish hr partner, Quintessentially Lifestyle.
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