Close to Coconut Beach

66 room retreat set in the ancient Daitnree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation. Private retreat rooms hidden in the rainforest just a short walk to Coconut Beach. Escape the modern world.

Outdoor pool

With 66 private retreats, two swimming pools, restaurant and bar, tour desk, free parking, you will enjoy uninterrupted views of the wildlife and forest. Enjoy the peace with no telephones and televisions.

Retreat rooms

Select from air-conditioned Daintree Retreats near reception, or for a truly eco experience, try a private Rainforest Retreat (fan-cooled)for a night in your own private rainforest. Open May to November only.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

ECO-CERTIFIED, Cape Tribulation Resort & Spa, Coconut Beach offers a true eco-friendly retreat accommodation experience set amongst the ancient Daintree Rainforest.

Just a 140kms (86 miles) from the North Queensland capital of Cairns, you'll find no better place to escape, relax and refresh in the natural surrounds. With only 66 private villa style accommodation rooms you will enjoy uninterrupted views of the wildlife and forest, whilst being a short stroll to the white sands of Coconut Beach.

Scattered through the jungle over 2 acres (1 hectare), select from our air-conditioned Daintree Retreats nearer to the main reception, or for a truly eco experience, try a private Rainforest Retreat (fan-cooled) a short walk from our reception for a night in your own private rainforest.

Cape Tribulation Resort & Spa features The Cape Restaurant located on Coconut Beach, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Recreational amenities at Cape Tribulation Resort & Spa include two outdoor swimming pools, one located near the accommodation rooms, the other pool is set at the Restaurant overlooking Coconut Beach.

Meeting facilities include banquet facilities and meeting rooms for small groups and weddings. Cape Tribulation Resort & Spa also offers massage and treatment rooms and a picnic area. Onsite parking is complimentary.


• Loose fitting clothes – t-shirts, shorts. A pair of long pants is recommended.

• A light coat or jacket for May-September

• Covered shoes for walking and hiking

• Flip-flops/Thongs for the beach

• Leave the high heels at home

• Insect repellant

• Sunscreen and a hat

• Umbrella (it is a rainforest)

• Camera

• Your sense of adventure


THIS IS A REMOTE LOCATION. The hotel is fully self sufficent with water, recycling and power.

The Daintree River Ferry is the ONLY way to access the rainforest across the Daintree River. The Ferry departures regularly between 6am – 12midnight and costs approximately AUD$20 return. This must be paid in CASH as there are no banks, ATMS or Credit Card facilities in the rainforest. NOTE: The Ferry is operated by a independent operator and is subject to closure at anytime without notice dependant on weather and river conditions.

There is NO cell/mobile telephone coverage provided by any Telco in the Cape Tribulation / Daintree Rainforest region. If you wish to discuss please call your mobile phone provider directly.

  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 66 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Minibar 

Where to Eat

Based on the design of an Indonesian long house, the Cape Restaurant and Bar enjoys views over the pool to the sands of Coconut Beach. It's a great venue for a relaxed breakfast, a lazy lunch by the pool or a sunset cocktail before a tantalising dinner. Drawing on the best of local produce, the Cape Restaurant provides modern Australian cuisine with subtle South East Asian influences.

Start the day with our extensive buffet, featuring an array of fresh fruits, cereals, juices, pastries, as well as hot food and healthy options. For the busy explorer, a lunchtime barbeque buffet is on offer, with a lunch and snack menu for those with a little more time to relax. The evening menu changes nightly to showcase the freshest local produce. Though underpinned by subtle South East Asian flavours, all tastes are catered for. A snack menu is also available for those looking for something light. Vegetarian and other dietary requirements can be catered for on request.

A casual and relaxed environment offering sumptuous buffets for breakfast and Lunch with an A la carte Dinner service.

Open Daily:

Breakfast: 7:00am – 10:00am

Lunch: 12:00 noon – 2:00pm

Dinner: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Dress: Casual

Enjoy a leisurely stroll down Coconut Beach at the conclusion of your meal or simply kick back, relax and enjoy that after dinner cocktail as you saviour the tranquil ambience of the Cape Restaurant. The choice is yours.

Nearby Things to Do

The property offers a plethora of educational and adventure tours through their tour desk (fees apply).

The local village, consisting of a bar, shop and chemist, is approximately 2.4 kms away and takes approximately 40 minutes to walk along the road (or a 10 minute drive).

In addition to the recreational activities listed below you can also enjoy the following activities

* Great Barrier Reef half day tour (30 guests maximum, 25 minutes to the reef)

* Horse riding along the beach

* 4wd tour along the Bloomfield Track

* Jungle Surfing canopy tour

* Exotic Fruit Farm tour

* Daintree Ice Cream Factory

* Daintree Discovery Centre

* Mountain Treks (guided)

* visit the Bat House or Insect Museum

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 15:00:00

Special check-in instructions:

Early check-in is subject to availability on arrival. An early check-in fee may apply. Reception is open from 7 am to 7 pm daily.


Check-out time is 12:00:00

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 5.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 65 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

National Rating

This property does not have an official STAR Rating from AAA Tourism Pty Ltd. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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